Vinyl Packaging: Taylor Swift Will Release New Album in Vinyl

Taylor Swift has emerged as one of the biggest pop stars of the MP3 age, but deep down, the 20-year-old singer is an old-fashioned vinyl collector. Swift personally made sure that her third album, Speak Now, would be available as ...
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Indie Musicians: Top 21 Music Licensing Companies

There are many legal requirements you should comply if you want to have a career in music: you need legal permission if you want to cover songs, you need to trademark your band name if you don't want another band ...
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Indie Filmmakers: Tips in Making EXTREMELY Low Budget Films

X-Deal. X-deal or exchange deal is a scheme where two parties will agree on mutual benefit. Find another zero budget filmmaker who has the goods you need and try to offer your services in return.  Of course, you have to ...
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Vinyl Packaging: On – Your Naked Ghost Comes Back At Night

Sometimes our eyes get too used of seeing exaggerated designs that we don't find them appealing anymore-they all just become one colorful blur.  That is why 'less is more' works in music packaging.  Put a plain packaging in a sea ...
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5 Ways Bands Can Benefit From Foursquare

Foursquare is the latest social networking craze that will soon be as big as MySpace, Twitter and Facebook (FB is launching its own version soon). Foursquare isn’t another social network per se. It’s a location-based social network using the GPS ...
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Indie Musicians: 4 Ways to Make Your Superfans Feel Special

Superfans are the 20% of your fans that deserve 80% of your attention. When you are already in the stage of your music career wherein you have loyal followers (aka Superfans), then you better know how to take good care ...
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Music News: Dido Sued by Astronaut Album Cover Star

Bruce McCandless II, the first astronaut to make an untied or untethered 'free flight' in space, is suing Dido over the cover art for her 2008 album 'Safe Trip Home' for using his picture without permission. The cover shows McCandless ...
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Vinyl Manufacturing: How Vinyl Records are Made (Video)

Vinyl is back! Actually, it never went out of style because it's too wonderful of a medium to die. The 1960s is the golden age of vinyl. In the 80’s CDs hit the market and people start to prefer the ...
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DVD Packaging: Tin Locker Sets for Campus Films

Don't you just miss watching old campus flicks like Jawbreaker, Bring it On, Sorority Boys, and 10 Things I hate About You? Oh I love, love, love campus flicks even now that I'm more than a decade older. They remind ...
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Indie Musicians: 10 Signs It’s Time to Quit Your Band

Quitting your band is one of the hardest decisions you’ll ever make. You’ve devoted time, money, and your heart and soul in to this group. Every band sees some trouble from time to time, and you don’t want to be ...
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