Tag: music business

Why I Hate Geniuses

Some nights when I’m really totally fried like crazy I watch Hulu on my computer. People who know me know that I don’t really watch much TV. In fact, right now, I don’t even own a TV. I know that’s weird, but you know...

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The Press Kit is Not Dead

Sometimes going old skool can be putting your best foot forward.When presenting your package to the world, don’t poo-poo the traditional press kit.  Since EPKs (electronic press kits) have become the norm, a well-crafted...

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Rigging You For Failure

How “Professional” Singers Sabotage Your Chances of Getting NoticedTwice this month, I’ve been out at amateur singing “things.” I usually try to avoid your standard karaoke or piano bar stuff because when you do this for a...

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4 Tricks To Getting Signed

For 99.9% of bands, the goal is to sign with a record label—Call it an acknowledgement of hard work, a badge of pride for the years of sacrifice, gutting it out on the road, a platform for personal expression, delusions of...

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Soundcloud (Video)

New Social Networking Site Delivers New Tools for Musicians. Haven’t heard of Soundcloud, yet? Then check out Andrea’s first video in a series explaining what the new social network for sound sharing is all...

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  • Music Box San Diego Unveils an All-VUE System
    In the heart of San Diego’s Little Italy sits an upscale music venue that has quickly become a popular stop for a growing roster of national performing acts and A-list corporate clientele. Opened in 2015, Music Box has hosted such notable talent as Snoop Dogg, Halsey, Luis Fonsi, Rufus Du Sol, Jidenna, and Switchfoot, as […]
  • Top Modern Drummers Use Porter & Davies
    The whole team at Porter & Davies would like to congratulate their Artists who have been nominated and voted best in their class in the 2019 Modern Drummer Reader Poll. Check April 2019 Modern Drummer for the full list and a fabulous review of the BC-X In the Studio category, both Matt Chamberlain and Nir […]
  • L-Acoustics Sings with the Strings Under Conner Prairie’s Evening Skies
    Each summer since 1982, countless music lovers in Central Indiana have flocked to historic Conner Prairie to hear the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra (ISO) perform its annual Kroger Symphony on the Prairie outdoor concert series. This past season, the ISO sounded bigger and better than ever thanks to an L-Acoustics K2 loudspeaker system complemented with Syva […]
  • Focusrite’s RedNet Control Now Includes Support for Red Range Interfaces
    Focusrite has released RedNet Control 2.3, a free update that unifies RedNet Control with configuration, status monitoring, metering and extended operational control of the Red 4Pre, Red 8Pre, Red 16Line – Focusrite’s range of audio interfaces offering up to 64 in / 64 out Thunderbolt™ I/O with Pro Tools | HD and Dante® network audio […]
  • Alcons Audio Chosen By France’s Prestigious Sciences Po
    Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris (often referred to as Sciences Po) is a highly selective French university with seven campuses across the country. The new Grand Auditorium at its Reims site continues the theme of excellence by featuring an Alcons Audio system. Founded in 1872, Sciences Po quickly became a highly influential academic institution for […]