Category: Music News

ISRC Codes Explained

Published in Mastering

In order to provide a international documented record of your song when it's publicly released, you will need an ISRC code. It can be hard to get clear information on what these codes do and where best to get them. Here's an overview of ISRC code's and the steps you can take to obtain them.

Selling Band Merchandise

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If you’re reading this, you have most likely sold merchandise. You probably already know the basics and the obvious aspects of selling it.

What is the Future of Music?

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The future of music will most likely follow the same trends we are seeing in modern technology. It will be incredibly social similar to social media, it will become increasingly computer-based and A.I. driven, and lastly, it will serve as a window to the past, held open by any musicians continuing to create music in more traditional ways.

How to Tour Successfully: A Complete Guide to Making Money on the Road

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Touring can offer a viable method for sustaining a band. Countless artists rely on their ability to tour to build and maintain their music career.

Grammy award winning Dan Haseltine and 25 years of industry knowledge.

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After years of being in the music industry you learn a few things. Things that only time or another seasoned musician could teach you. Think Bono. Think Yoda. I was involved in the music industry for 20 years and experienced the industry feelings of success, defeat, deceit and drama. The highlights of touring, the after show parties, and the meet and greets. The low lights of constant jet lag, band arguments and "not quite" making the charts that week. Over the last fifteen years there has been enormous change to the industry's systems and methods. I sat down with multi grammy award winning Dan Haseltine to uncover some lead singer secrets.

Just When You Thought "Americana" Was Dying

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Ahhhhh the rise of Americana music. "Americana" has been on the up and up over the last 20 years and is a genre that is often hard to actually define. It's usually described as music where folk meets blues meets blue-grass meets rock and roll, along with an electric keyboard if you're so inclined. People think of Mumford and Sons (who obviously were not born Americana), The Lumineers, The Civil Wars and The Band Perry. It's been a few years since we had a major Americana band that broke through the mold and actually "made it". So, what's next for the Americana clan?

Meet the Creator of Worlds

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One of the most creative artistic projects arising from Nashville these days is the synthesis of graphic comics and music under the originative eye of Vian Izak. Graphically and musically he cherry picks cultural influences ranging from Chinese propaganda to manga to early Egyptian motifs.

“Hey Ma, I wanna be a rock ‘n’ roll Nobel Laureate.”

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What does it mean now that, all of a sudden, music is officially literary?

Preparing For The Gig Hunt

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The thrill of the live performance is usually No. 1 on an artist’s list. But if you’re just about to make the debut of your music career, breaking into the gig search can initially be overwhelming.

Lingua Musica Funke!

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Music has always influenced the way we think and the way we speak. Whether you write it, play it, or listen to it, Find out how music has funkyfied your life!