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8 Publicity Tips for New Musicians

You must have realized by now that as an indie musician, you practically have to do everything on your own-including publicity. You barely have time to practice your music and ha! You still have to contact that editor, that music ...
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Indie Musicians: How to Get Gigs When Your Band is Still Unknown

There is a certain catch 22 in getting a gig when you’re band is still new.  Booking agents won’t pay attention to you if you still haven’t played live even once, and you cannot get other gigs unless you have ...
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CD Packaging: Brian Eno’s “Small Craft On A Milk Sea” Box Set

Brian Eno has a new album called "Small Craft on a Milk Sea" which will be released on November 2. When you check their site, it's interesting (but not a surprise) that it tells more about the creative packaging than ...
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CD Packaging: Which Type of Packaging Suits My Project?

Sure you can place your CD or DVD in any packaging that you like- if you’re not going to distribute it. But if your project is for mass distribution-say if you’ll use it as a marketing tool, a product demo, ...
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How to Design a CD Cover Using Photoshop

How to Design a CD Cover Using Photoshop This is a re- post from the Awesome Danny Law. You can find him at the http://www.theoutlawgroup.com So many Photoshop tutorials that are online today make the design process look like it ...
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Indie Musicians: 5 Self-Promotion Tips for New Musicians

So how do you start reaching out to people and promoting your music when only your 5 friends and their mothers know about your band? Here are some sound self-promotion tips for new musicians. Don’t worry; these tips would not ...
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CD Packaging: Album Art with GUNS

Last week, I compiled album artwork with CIGARETTES. To match the macho bad-assness of the cigarettes, I compiled album art with guns for this week. Since I’m researching about everything music packaging almost everyday, I decided to compile covers with ...
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Why Choose CD Wallets

What is a CD Wallet? CD wallets are becoming more and more popular and you have probably seen and owned a lot of CD wallets without you knowing it. A CD wallet is a kind of CD case that is ...
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DVD Packaging: Why Digipacks Rule!

DVD Digipacks are probably the most beautiful of all DVD cases. They have this certain X factor that makes them look 5 times more sophisticated than the standard jewel cases and DVD wallets.  DVD Digipacks are made of thick cardboard ...
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Independent Record Labels and the Changing Times

A lot has been written about the record labels and independent record labels over the last few years and if you're like me who's passionate about these topics,  chances are we've heard the same thing: That the music industry is ...
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