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Band Promotion: Put Some Thought Into Your Sticker Designs

Rolling Stones where they need not put their names in their stickers. Make it simple and readable like Panic at the Disco’s. I also do not suggest that you use acronyms like Dave Matthews Band (DMB), or Broken Social Scene ...
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/ Marion Isobel
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35 Tips for Self-Management as a Musician

Most musicians say they want to make a lot of money with their music, but when it comes down to it, few are willing to do what it takes to have their music heard, promoted, and marketed. Self-management can be ...
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/ Chris Bauer
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Album Cover Copyright: Album Artwork Look-Alikes

An original work is one not received from others nor one copied based on the work of others. It is a work created with a unique style and substance. The truth is there are only very few original ideas. Wray ...
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/ Erick Yankton
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Indie Filmmakers: Tips for a Successful Kickstarter Project

Kickstarter gives hope to indie filmmakers who have no cash to spare for their passion. You just pitch your concept and ask funds from people around the globe who see the potential of your film. But it’s not that easy ...
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/ Marion Isobel
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Indie Filmmaking: Welcome to D.I.Y. U.

1. Read Lethal Weapon screenplay. Fellow UCLA (and Comedy Club) alum Shane Black changed the rules of screenwriting with this script. Notice how it reads more like a comic book. He even uses the "action" (the descriptive bits between the dialogue) to ...
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/ Stephen Moramarco
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What Makes a Music Video Share- worthy?

<![CDATA[A viral music video is every band’s dream. When your music video goes viral, it gets linked really fast and the hits will flood in. More hits, more money, more publicity, more possibilities for your band. It’s a shortcut to ...
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/ Erick Yankton
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CD Packaging of the Week: Sigur Ros- ()

Sigur Ros, but the artwork is too wonderful that people purchase it just for the artwork alone (not that their music is bad). Just like the music of Sigur Ros, the album packaging has this icy, distant, removed feel. Kind ...
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/ Marion Isobel
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Rich Musician, Poor Musician

“Rich Dad, Poor Dad” by Robert Kiyosaki and asked (forced) me to read it. I'm glad she did because I learned a lot about finances and life. The book is basically about a young man who has two fathers: the first ...
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/ Chris Bauer
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A Mastering Engineer’s Guide to Final Mixdown

Choose a reference. Find a major label track with the tonal balance you’re looking for – ideally something that hasn’t been totally decimated in mastering, since you’ll be comparing it to your unmastered tracks. If you followed my earlier advice on ...
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/ Chris Bauer
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Merch Inspiration: Here! Sod- Air Asia Tee

Here! Sod and Prompt Design made aircraft-like T-Shirt packaging which its surprisingly ‘red wings’ that actually is a cloth hanger makes outstanding identity to Air Asia. This fresh idea of Here! Sod T-Shirt had won Gold Award from Pentawards. From ...
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/ Marion Isobel