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5 Reasons To Start A Band (Other Than Fame And Fortune)

Let’s be honest - we’ve all had ‘the dream’. Millions of adoring fans singing every word back to us, an army of teamsters at our beck and call, an endless supply of money and every other vice under the sun, never having to deal with the daily grind, the 9 to 5, or the Man ever again. Please note the emphasis on ‘dream’.

We need to careful in this day and age - particularly us millennials, who apparently want everything done for us already - that we’re doing things for the right reasons. On the one hand, we can’t expect that whatever we create is a guaranteed meal ticket; on the other, we shouldn’t create something solely to become a meal ticket. If you work for your meals - or even make them yourself - they’ll taste better anyway.

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The Evolution Of The UK Festival Scene

Fashion: it’s been at the centre of music culture since way back when, from Teddy Boys to Hippies, Glam to Grime, you only had to look at the UK’s festival season to see these styles being flaunted. And what better way to get you in that festival mood than a crash course in UK festival fashion? River Island have put together a visual history to show how it’s evolved over the years, from Hippies and Rockers to Ravers and Hipsters and everything in between. Who knows, you might even find some inspiration for your look this festival season…

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7 Easy Steps To Getting A Job At A Record Label

Like any other business, record labels need quality employees. Likewise, bands need good record labels, primarily because of how much time it takes to get everyone in the band together, hone skills, write good music, and learn how to perform. 
With the internet and affordable software at everyone’s fingertips, it’s true that the DIY approach is gaining ground for musicians. But you’ll be hard-pressed to find a successful band that isn’t on a record label. It takes a ton of effort to be a good band. Record labels do the things that bands don’t have the time and resources to do.
Are you attracted to the industry side of music? Are you a musician yourself? Do you find yourself attracted to the music scene wherever you go? Working at a record label might be just the right fit for you. Here are the steps to make it happen.

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