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Music Marketing Book Tips - Double-checking your Bands logo & font. An LW Music Business Speaker and Author Video Blog.
In The Artist's Guide to Success in the Music Business, I have small music marketing book tips in gray through out the book. So if you are skimming you can find little tidbits and helpful music business tips to think about and apply.
One of the music marketing book tips that I did not include in the new music industry book was about checking and double-checking your bands logo and bands font to see how similar or close the might be to others.
Very often a musician or band will get a design that they really like and run with it, not realizing till later how close it might look to some one else's or some other product. The horror stories, which I do include in the music marketing book, include a group that had paid a small fortune for merchandise before receiving a cease and d…
Hand In Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Relief presents country music legends live on September 12, 2017. George Strait showed love for his home state of Texas at the San Antonio Majestic Theatre.
The live star-studded telethon featured broadcasts from Los Angeles, New York, Nashville and San Antonio where George Strait played a benefit concert for the Rebuild Texas Fund.
George Strait's Harvey Hurricane Relief show included special guests Miranda Lambert, Chris Stapleton, Lyle Lovett and Robert Earl Keen. All five performers shared the stage during their "Hand in Hand" appearance, performing a medley of Strait's hits.
After an introduction by film star and fellow Texan Matthew McConaughey, they sang together on "Texas" and "I Believe" (2:40) during Hand In Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Relief to aid Harvey and Irma victims in Texas and Florida. Donate Now Text Give to 80077 to give $25.
How you can help hurricane victims in Puerto Rico full article here
Soldiers of Puerto Rico’s national guard distribute relief items to people, after the area was hit by Hurricane Maria in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Photo by REUTERS/Alvin Baez.
Islands throughout the Caribbean communities are beginning a long road to recovery from several major hurricanes that have ravaged the Atlantic. But Puerto Rico in particular is facing what local officials have described as a full-blown humanitarian crisis, with devastation they call “apocalyptic.”
Less than two weeks after Hurricane Irma made landfall on the island, Puerto Rico was hit by Hurricane Maria, the worst natural disaster the island has seen in nearly a century. Sixteen people have died as a result of the storm, according to the Associated Press, a number local officials expect to rise. The island has virtually no running water or electricity; around 80 percent of the island’s crops have been destroyed. Scores of Puerto Ricans are gathe…
For over a decade, course author Andrea Stolpe has written for the commercial music industry, including songs performed by Faith Hill and Josh Gracin. Her online course, Commercial Songwriting Techniques, is a perfect combination of theory and concrete skill building that focuses songwriters on the key element of writing a hit song: creating patterns of content that will help to create memorable melodies and lyrics that forge an emotional connection with the listener.
NMR Artist Spotlight: Exclusive Interview with Poet and Spiritual Artist Irina Kuzminsky (aka Irinushka)
Today on the New Music Resources Artist Spotlight Series we will focus on the mesmerizing music and poetry of Artist Irinushka.FIND OUT MORE AT IRINUSHKA.COM What inspires your music? What is your story?The impetus to all my work has come from my poetry. In fact, dance, music and poetry have always been a part of my life, and poetry is at the heart of my work. I started writing music as a result of Dancing with Dark Goddesses, a one woman dance, poetry and music fusion performance which I created first to accompany the launch of my first poetry collection Dancing with Dark Goddesses (Awen 2009) at the Heaven's Gate William Blake Festival in England. The show needed a music track and I soon realized I would need to create it myself. Since then I have gone on to perform the show in the UK (Stroud, Bath), New York (Manhattan Theatre Source, Dixon Place, Producers Club), Germany (S…
5 Instagram Tips for Musicians. Debbie-Ann Shaw shows you how to grow your following on Instagram and build your fan base.
#1. Use hashtags. For each post, use 8-10 relevant hashtags to get enough attention to your post. Make sure you engage with everyone who comments on your posts.
#2. Engage with fans and other music industry people by posting pictures and videos at events. Tag them and engage with them on Instagram.
#3. Make sure to include your Instagram on your blog and websites.
#4. Post a variety of content (behind the scenes, writing, funny, etc.)
#5. Stay consistent. The only way to win at Instagram and social media is staying consistent even when the "likes" or "comments" are not as high.
Bonus Tip #6. Post on Instagram at different times and days. Doing this technique will show you when is the best time your fans are online and where you have the best engagement on Instagram.
Want to master your instrument? Here are five habits almost all successful musicians adopt at one point or another. These general tips are right for any musical instrument, and incorporating them into your daily practice will enhance the way you play, learn and evolve!
NMR Artist Spotlight: Multi Instrumentalist Margot MontiThis article is part of the New Music Resource Artist Spotlight Series. After a brief hiatus of this popular series that spotlights exciting emerging artists, filmmakers, and musicians, the New Music Resource is excited to present the Artist Spotlight Series for 2017-2018. We encourage you to check out the music and albums of these amazing artists.