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Line 6 Debuts Sonic Port – Highly Compact Audio Interface for iOS Devices : SonicScoop – Creative, Technical & Business Connections For NYC’s Music & Sound Community

Line 6 Debuts Sonic Port – Highly Compact Audio Interface for iOS Devices : SonicScoop – Creative, Technical & Business Connections For NYC’s Music & Sound Community | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
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The Good Listener: What's More Important, Lyrics Or Music? : NPR

The Good Listener: What's More Important, Lyrics Or Music? : NPR | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
In NPR Music's advice column, thoughts on a debate that's raged in the music world for centuries.
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The Best Noise Reduction Plugins on the Market : SonicScoop – Creative, Technical & Business Connections For NYC’s Music & Sound Community

The Best Noise Reduction Plugins on the Market : SonicScoop – Creative, Technical & Business Connections For NYC’s Music & Sound Community | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
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Quincy Jones talks music, legacy and why he likes Ludacris

Quincy Jones talks music, legacy and why he likes Ludacris | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
[I'm on with my rock 'n' roll pal Kaedy Kiely at 97.1 The River every Wednesday at 6:50 and 7:50 a.m.
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The Ten Things People In The Music Industry Want From Your Facebook page…

The Ten Things People In The Music Industry Want From Your Facebook page… | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
Regardless on what your personal views are on Zuckerburg’s creation; Facebook is quite simply the ‘go to’ place for me to have a gander at a band/artist I’ve been recommended by someone or somethin...
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How To Deal With Bad Sound On Stage

How To Deal With Bad Sound On Stage | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
In a perfect world, your mix on stage would sound like the control room of a million dollar studio. But if that ain’t happening, try these tricks to improve the situation.
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Improving Your Music Performance Starts With a Vision -Disc Makers

Improving Your Music Performance Starts With a Vision -Disc Makers | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
When you plan a music performance, get a vision as you listen to your songs. In other words, try to imagine the audience’s response to a song in your head.
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Icons: Mick Guzauski on Engineering and Mixing Daft Punk’s “Random Access Memories” : SonicScoop – Creative, Technical & Business Connections For NYC’s Music & Sound Community

Icons: Mick Guzauski on Engineering and Mixing Daft Punk’s “Random Access Memories” : SonicScoop – Creative, Technical & Business Connections For NYC’s Music & Sound Community | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
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Last.fm Pairs with Muzu to offer Music Videos

Last.fm is now offering music videos in addition to streamed audio content to its European listeners, via a new partnership with MUZU.tv. The new feature will add 90,000 music videos to Last.fm off...
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How to Win When Everyone Else is Failing on Facebook

How to Win When Everyone Else is Failing on Facebook | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
OK guys, so I've got some good news and some bad news for you. And since I want to leave you with a message of hope I'll give you the bad new first: Building y
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The next huge upset in online music - Fortune

The next huge upset in online music - Fortune | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
The next huge upset in online music Fortune "We're in a world where more music is being played more often on many devices," says Paul Williams, ASCAP president and chairman of the board, as well the songwriter behind such hits as "Rainy Days and...
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How to Use Social Media in the Independent Music Industry Space

How to Use Social Media in the Independent Music Industry Space | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
As published originally by TuneCore, here are 5 Tips on How to Use Social Media in the Independent Music Industry Space: Content is King: What kind of content that is will vary from artist to artist depending on what it is they ...
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Grassroots Promotion - How Your Biggest Fans Can Help Promote Your Tour

Grassroots Promotion - How Your Biggest Fans Can Help Promote Your Tour | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
This is a guest post from Indie on the Move . Indie on the Move is a collaborative music venues database & tour booking resource for independent musicians to book their own U.S. tours - for free.
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Making music with your Mac or iOS device? Check out iRig HD and Amplitube Studio

Making music with your Mac or iOS device? Check out iRig HD and Amplitube Studio | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
We tried out iRig HD, an upgrade to the old iRig adapter, and Amplitube Studio, a $26 in-app purchase in the AmpliTube app, both of which are set to debut Thursday.
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32 New Albums & Artists to Know About — Made in NYC, LA, and Nashville : SonicScoop – Creative, Technical & Business Connections For NYC’s Music & Sound Community

32 New Albums & Artists to Know About — Made in NYC, LA, and Nashville : SonicScoop – Creative, Technical & Business Connections For NYC’s Music & Sound Community | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
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BandPage, Ning Partner Up | Indie-Music.com

BandPage, Ning Partner Up | Indie-Music.com | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
BandPage and Ning are teaming up to bring dynamic community features to bands who want to let their fans take center stage.
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8 Ways To Promote Your Music For As Cheap As Possible In No Time At All

8 Ways To Promote Your Music For As Cheap As Possible In No Time At All | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
In our weekly open thread, Musformation reader Fresh Eyes wrote in to ask how you can promote your music even when you have no time or money. While this reads like a recipe for disaster, it's sadly...
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Jerry Cantrell (Alice In Chains) Talks Music Piracy: You hardly have any control over your own music.

Jerry Cantrell (Alice In Chains) Talks Music Piracy: You hardly have any control over your own music. | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
Jerry Cantrell of Alice In Chains talks about another important issue about music piracy that effects both the band and it's fans, the inability to safely share new material. But with the advent of...
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Infographic: WordPress owns 66% of CMS market, powers 15% of websites

Infographic: WordPress owns 66% of CMS market, powers 15% of websites | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
Forbes. Pepsi. Getty. And probably YOU. Two-thirds of all online publishers use WordPress, and they’ve grown this market share in ten years. (15% of all websites are powered by WordPress).
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What platform should bands/musicians/artists choose for their web site? I really like WordPress and apparently, I'm not alone...

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Multi-Instrumentalism: The Double Edged Sword Of Musical Progression

Multi-Instrumentalism: The Double Edged Sword Of Musical Progression | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
Achieving the special skill of mastering more than one musical instrument does not come without the risk of huge pitfalls.
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Tracktion, Elegant, Modern $60 DAW, Now Does Linux, Too - Create Digital Music

Tracktion, Elegant, Modern $60 DAW, Now Does Linux, Too - Create Digital Music | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
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Labels are "failing" new artists - Radio 1

Labels are "failing" new artists - Radio 1 | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
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Labels are "failing" new artists
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But albums are significantly cheaper than 10 years ago, sales are falling, and online piracy is still a major threat, according to Mike Smith, who is the president of music at Virgin EMI records.
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News: Classical Update: 2013 Fellowships for BMI Composers Mathew Rosenblum and Dan Visconti

News: Classical Update: 2013 Fellowships for BMI Composers Mathew Rosenblum and Dan Visconti | independent musician resources | Scoop.it
Congratulations to BMI composer Mathew Rosenblum for his 2013 Fellowship from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation in the field of Music Composition.
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