In Ability, Best Practices, Best Practices, Industry News, Know This, Lyrics, Music, Music Business, Musician, Networking, People that Rock, Performance, Singing, Songwriting, Try this, You HAVE to on February 23, 2012 at 4:15 pm
There is no shortage of music, talent or heart at the 24th Annual International Folk Alliance Conference. Singer-Songwriters, artists, gypsies, an array of musical instruments and lyrical styles takes over the downtown Marriott of Memphis, TN. We will, we will folk you! Read the rest of this entry »
In Best Practices, Country Radio Seminar, Industry News, Music Advocate, Music Business, nashville, Networking, Radio, See this, Try this, You HAVE to on February 21, 2012 at 11:51 pm
Hey there readers in and around Nashville… get out and experience CRS (Country Radio Seminar) 2012.
See and be seen. Go to showcases. Hand out business cards. Be yourself. Learn the business.
To learn more about CRS read these related posts… Read the rest of this entry »
In Industry News, Marketing, Music, Music Advocate, Music Business, Musician, nashville, Networking, Performance, Record Label, Road Musician, Studio, Studio Musician, Trends, Try this, You HAVE to on July 20, 2011 at 10:04 am
Are you thinking about setting up a home studio and learning recording technology? Are you seeking to improve your guitar tone or vocal miking skills? Perhaps you’re interested in checking out some of the newest musical product innovations that the industry has to offer. If so, you better not be missing out on 2011 Summer NAMM in Nashville! Read the rest of this entry »
In Best Practices, Co-writing, creativity, Hear this, Music, Music Advocate, Music Business, nashville, Networking, NSAI, People that Rock, Songwriting, Trends, You HAVE to on July 18, 2011 at 7:20 am
Turn on the radio, tune into your favorite music video channel on TV, or watch the latest viral sensations on YouTube and you will find stars in the making getting younger and younger. Has it always been this way? Are we now so saturated with media and the internet that we are simply more aware or is it a trend in the making? Read the rest of this entry »
In Best Practices, Country Radio Seminar, harmony/BGVs, Hear this, Industry News, Live Music Venue, Music, Music Business, Networking, People that Rock, Performance, Radio, See this, Singing, You HAVE to on March 3, 2011 at 6:38 pm
The Ladies of Lucy Angel
Country Radio Seminar (CRS) is a gold mine for publicity and making connections. Groups like Lucy Angel are making the rounds with the media at their tail clambering for interviews, radio and TV spots as well as the ever present fan photo. This is a great jump start to a radio tour with so many communicators in one place. Read the rest of this entry »
In Best Practices, Country Radio Seminar, Industry News, Know This, Music, Music Business, Musician, nashville, Networking, Performance, Radio, Singing, Songwriting, You HAVE to on February 28, 2011 at 5:01 am
Get ready to connect at the 2011 Country Radio Seminar. Country Radio Broadcasters is presenting this year’s CRS events from March 2-4. National & international music professionals from radio personalities to A-list artists to management companies and local singer/songwriters will be well represented in Music City at the Convention Center and the connecting Renaissance Hotel.
This event is appropriate for anyone serious about their career. Artists, publicists, songwriters, stylists, and musicians are just some of the people represented in this bustling musical event. Read the rest of this entry »
In Best Practices, Internet, Know This, Music, Music Business, Networking, Trends, Try this, You HAVE to on November 24, 2010 at 10:22 am
Today's blog is written by Jeffrey Gross from nPromote
There’s nothing Rock, Country, or Blue Grass about search engine optimization (SEO), and I can just see eyes glazing over as you read. But with the slow agonizing death of the Radio Star (Buggles told us it was Video who did him in, turns out it was internet… and corporate greed naturally), you need a way for people to hear you. Almost everyone finds their music online now, most steel it online, but regardless if you want to be heard by more people than can fit in your local bar, then putting yourself online is a must. Read the rest of this entry »
In Best Practices, Mission Statement, Music Advocate, Music Business, nashville, Networking, Try this, You HAVE to on July 8, 2010 at 11:06 pm
What would life be like in these shoes?
An interviewer was once giving a lecture on the art of the the Q&A. He shared question strategies, tips and techniques he had carefully collected over the years. The overarching advice he offered to the intently listening crowd was empathy. That’s it – that’s all it takes to be a good interviewer. Interviewers are there to be the brush that asks the questions resulting in a beautiful self-portrait. The moment you take off your shoes and try theirs on for size, you will know what questions to ask that will take the discussion straight to the heart of the matter. Read the rest of this entry »
In Best Practices, Co-writing, expression, Music Advocate, nashville, Networking, People that Rock, Performance, Singing, Songwriting, Stage Fright, Try this, You HAVE to on April 26, 2010 at 12:36 pm
Is this what stage fright does to you?
“A little bit of stage fright, then I’m ready,” Faith Hill. The key word in this quote is little. The excitement of getting on stage before a crowd causes the performer to focus, treat the entertaining position with respect and rise to the occasion. Fear of being in front of a crowd is common; when it becomes debilitating is when it turns into a problem. Most professional performers would agree that a small amount of stage fright never goes away. Read the rest of this entry »