Ever wonder how a publisher thinks or what a music supervisor looks for in a song? What about what it takes to be a music supervisor? Continue reading to see what Michele Wernick of Secret Road Music Services has to say.
Marketing: Articles & interviews lending advice on the less concrete yet essential marketing components of your music career.
I learned a couple things through the event’s planning and execution that I’d love to share with you. Hopefully these lessons learned will better prepare you to host your own DIY gigs!
The reason you should go see Against Me! is because they are a radical band with a penchant for putting on high-energy, intense shows. But how the media is starting to spin it is a little different since Laura’s coming out.
Studio 52 is a newly renovated community artist space located in the heart of Allston. Unlike some facilities in the area, Studio 52 provides a clean and inspiring space for artists to practice their craft and hone their creativity.
As the digital music revolution progresses, it’s becoming increasingly apparent that the auto industry is one of the largest frontiers left to conquer. Think about it. As of July 2008, 112 million people commute to work via car, 86% (97 million) of them doing so alone in their own car.
I’ve been thinking of busking, lately. It seems overt in its appeal to me, based not only on the pragmatic aspects of the craft, but its more ideological notions, as well.
A common trope of postmodernity is that everything has been said and done—no thought is original; nothing said, no matter how well-articulated or gussied-up, is new. Here in America, we are a society of sloganeering, of rehashed social notions, of the laughably-predictable media narrative, and of the cheap, trite sort of recycled platitudes to which the ignorant perpetually subscribe.
Life as a professional musician these days often means being self-sufficient, self-sustaining, and self-employed. You may throughout your career work with different bands, be signed to different labels, or work for different companies that help shape the story you tell.
Touring as a burgeoning musician is financially challenging, especially in today's economy. Imagine if you could tour while sleeping under a roof for free, and build your industry network while you're at it.