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Tuesday
Feb272018

Soundwhich, Make Royalty Free Music Like Sandwich

Music is math that moves people. That’s the conceit behind Soundwhich, an online platform that allows users to access, combine and share the basic “ingredients” of music to create their own songs, all without preexisting musical knowledge. 

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Tuesday
Feb272018

Light Thrown On Different Ways Of Taking Piano Lessons

The benefits of learning piano are numerous and far reaching for any person. Piano when invented in 1700 was a great revolution in the world of music. Any composer when sits down to play a tune, he tries it on piano. Reason being Piano is really easy to play and moreover it is a gateway to other musical instruments.

Learning piano can help you relieve stress in any situation and one can improve his cognitive skills to a great extent. Many parents keenly find the best piano workshop in their nearby areas so that their children do well in academics. Surprisingly learning piano helps one to focus better on studies.

 

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Monday
Feb262018

How To Write An E-mail Pitch That Gets Your Music Heard

Here are the five key elements you should include to make your pitch e-mails stand out from the rest.

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Sunday
Feb252018

What "Entrepreneurship" Really Means For Musicians, Part 2: Music Is Never Made In A Bubble

In the first installment of this brief series on entrepreneurial musicianship, I defined what entrepreneurship really means, with the goal of re-orienting many of the ongoing conversations about entrepreneurship in music today. With the focus now on problem-solving and doing good for our musical communities, we now must consider how and why we are best-suited to realize the changes we believe should be made. In this short article, I will begin to highlight ways in which musicians can stand out, and be effective in their missions to make music and do good. I will also highlight the need for critical reflection upon our music making in social context, so that we may continue to evolve and become more effective over time.

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Saturday
Feb242018

MusicThinkTank Weekly Recap: Learning An Instrument

Friday
Feb232018

Musicians Are Finding New Sources Of Income With Professional Entertainment

To most local musicians, focusing on the business side of their career is seen as a necessary evil if they want to do more than just play tunes in their garage. Clients need entertainers for their event, artists offer their talent to potential purchasers, and booking agents or managers serve as the medium between the two parties. Traditionally an agent assists with selecting the right act, contracting the booking, and offering a much wider base of potential gigs than a band leader would normally have access to.

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Friday
Feb232018

Why Learning An Instrument Is Beneficial 

1.CREATIVE ENHANCEMENT
In the mundaneness of our everyday lives. We just become a machine who works as per the codes, we are fed. Don’t we?
A musical instrument breaks that monotony in our lives and introduces us to the colors we had forgotten to notice.
This not only nourishes us emotionally but also makes us better at our respective work.

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Wednesday
Feb212018

How Much Do Top Musicians Make Compared To Average Jobs?

How much more do top musicians make compared to ordinary jobs? We mapped the incomes of the world’s 25 top paid musicians against average incomes. We discovered that a star like Diddy can make the average annual minimum wage in just over an hour!

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Tuesday
Feb202018

4 Pieces Of Equipment Every Recording Studio Needs

Keeping a recording studio on track can be an amazing experience for any audio engineer. If you’re a music lover who wants your recording studio to be fit for world-class work, you need to make sure you have all of the right pieces of equipment first. A studio that has all of the right equipment can attract enthusiastic and serious clients of all types.

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Saturday
Feb172018

MusicThinkTank Weekly Recap: Fame Hurts

Friday
Feb162018

Fame Hurts - 5 Reasons Why

In the last couple of years, I’ve asked myself frequently the question if it’s possible that fame hurts. Usually when I’ve heard of another musician who died on an overdose of painkillers, like Tom Petty, Prince and Michael Jackson. This week I read that Lady Gaga is cancelling at least 10 dates if her worldwide tour because of severe pain, just like she did last year September.

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Thursday
Feb152018

The Single Most Important Lesson I Learned On Tour

Touring is a complex, daunting, and exciting thing. As an independent band, you might think the hardest thing about touring is booking all the gigs. But you’d be wrong.

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Wednesday
Feb142018

Hosting A Concert Soon? Keep These Security Tips In Mind

In light of the tragic outdoor concert shooting in Las Vegas, many concert planners are taking additional precautions when planning large events, both outdoors and indoors. But even small concerts need some kind of security plan to ensure the safety of concert goers, bands and event staff. Below are four things to consider when planning your next concert.

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Wednesday
Feb142018

40 Ways Bands Can Use Social Media To Increase Engagement At Shows

If you’re a musician, you’re probably using social media in some way to promote your music, invite people to shows, and stay in touch with your fans. We do this so often, we end up going through the motions of engagement without thinking about how the activity affects our SMARTER goals or how we can apply some more creativity to these tools.

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