Tag: music business

Do What You Love and Brace Yourself

I’m behind in my blogs, but I have a really good reason. Music work is going great. No really…I know what you’re thinking. But it’s been crazy lately. The bands are working. There’s tons of great stuff happening here at the Live...

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Collaborate or Die

While in London a couple weeks ago, an interesting story happened that set my best friend and I into commiseration mode on one particular aspect of being a musician: collaboration. I won’t tell it here, but let’s...

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It's Not Your Money

I’ve been accused in the past of being verbose. For the non-English literature folks, that means I’m wordy. Wordy, wordy, wordy. I like words and I use them. Too many of them for some people. But whatev. This is my blog and I’m...

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This is Your Career on Sex

I told you we were going to have fun here next time and I hate to disappoint people. Everybody bring their party pants? Oh, good. Yep, today – in a blatant attempt to crash the old L2P servers, we’re talking about sex. As in...

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Got Protection?

It was been said that your songs are like your children. You give them life. You help guide them along. You watch them grow. And, when they reach maturity, you try to find them a good home. Read More Originally posted 2010-08-04...

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The Wheel Turns

 I’ve been around this music “magazine” thing for a few years now. You can probably figure that out by the fact that i actually used the word “magazine.” So, more than two decades ago I did a...

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  • Sensaphonics offers free email consultation with Dr. Michael Santucci
    Sensaphonics, the technology leader in personal monitoring and hearing wellness, is offering free email consultation with Dr. Michael Santucci for music industry professionals during the company’s COVID-19 lockdown. Dr. Santucci is a globally recognized expert and advocate in hearing wellness for musicians, and founder and President of Sensaphonics. Each day during April, Dr. Santucci will […]
  • Two Music and Audio Buyouts That May Actually Be Good News… For a Change
    A couple of pieces of industry news that may have gotten lost amidst the poop-show that passes for common culture and attention spans these days. Buyouts happen all the time and we should all expect so see more of them for a couple of reasons. 1) Many of the founders of enterprises ranging from smaller […]
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  • Silent Rehearsals
    So, you gotta rehearse the band but the neighbors have a problem with your blazing, shredding guitar leads and drum solos. Here are some tips for keeping your sound intact and your neighbors… The post Silent Rehearsals appeared first on Level11Media.
  • Behind The Scenes
    In December of last year, singer/songwriter David Wilcox enterted the studio to record his 16th album. Over the next 7 days Open Hand was recorded from start to finish the ‘old school’ way: on 2 inch 16 track analog tape. All songs were recorded live. Minimal overdubbing was used and there were no "computer tricks." […]