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Music Tips

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7 Tips to Get Featured in Music Magazines and Blogs

How to Get Your Music Featured in Magazines

Whether in print or online, music magazines are a big deal to the careers of many. The exposure to new fans and further opportunities are well worth the legwork you need to get into the magazines. I've been featured in quite a few myself and have even written for some, so I'm going to give you my best tips to getting featured in top music magazines! Contacting Music Magazines We[...]

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Why You Need a Major Label to Be a Successful Music Artist

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I see SO many music marketing "gurus" tell people that you can be successful without a label. While that can be true for a select few people, the reality is that you're unlikely to reach the level of success they claim without major label support. Today we're going to cover why a label is still necessary, but then we'll discuss what to do if you can't get a label or don't want one. You[...]

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“You’re Too Old.” Why Age Matters in the Music Industry

Are You Too Old for a Music Career? The Answer May Surprise You

This is a near-constant concern for performers. Aging doesn't end, and it seems like every year you're getting closer to the conveyor belt of being "too old" to make it in music. I'm here to tell you: Yes, your age does matter. However, too many people focus on being "too old" to make it, and not nearly enough stop to consider what "making it" even means to them. You absolutely can[...]

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Mixing & Mastering EDM Music: Deadmau5 MasterClass Review Part 6

Deadmau5 Mixing Tips

Welcome back to another MasterClass review! If you've missed any of the posts thus far, feel free to check them out here: Pt 1 - IntroPt 2 - Building a Home StudioPt 3 - SynthsPt 4 - Making BeatsPt 5 - Remixes We are now on Part 6, which is all about mixing and mastering. Mixing in and of itself is such a huge concept that it would take multiple MasterClasses to learn them all. Howe[...]

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How to Recover From a Failed Audition

How to Recover from a Failed Audition

Before we start, this isn’t going to be a post about how to convince the judges to accept you after you bombed. Unfortunately, there are so many factors that impact who gets accepted that you’re unlikely to change any minds at this stage. However, there are ways to be kind to yourself after a fail that will help you to rebound, recover and get ready for your next audition, where you[...]

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I Tried Vocal Training with Ramsey Voice Studio

Online Voice Lessons with Ramsey Voice Studio

I'm a full-time, professional session singer, and it has been WAY too long since I've had a proper voice lesson. I'll spare you the full background but I used to take in-person lessons with an amazing teacher in Michigan, but never picked it back up again after I left. I found Ramsey Voice Studio and contacted the owner for a private lesson. I'd like to show you how it went and give a ful[...]

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Why “I’ve Been Singing Since I was 3” Is a Stupid Backstory (and What to Say Instead)

How to Make an Interesting Statement About Your Music

Harsh title, I know, but I have a strong opinion on this so I need you to feel me. I am really tired of hearing this narrative from literally every singer that exists. I’m going to tell you why it sucks, and give you better ideas for a backstory for your next interview or performance. Feel free to modify them for your own use or just steal them if you need to. I won’t be mad, I’ll j[...]

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Summer Guide For The Best Holidays

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How Do You Move a Piano? – Guest Post

How to Move a Piano

I've been in the process of an exhausting and never-ending move, taking my career from Detroit to Nashville. When Niki Tech brought me this idea for a post on how to move a piano, I thought it was a great idea. It fits with my life theme and it's also useful information. If you want to know how to move a piano yourself, read below! How to Move a Piano It is natural to get attach[...]

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Latest Beauty Trends for the Fall

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