Music Industry Advice For Women, By Women Making Music

Music Industry Advice For Women, By Women

No Comments 17 January 2017

In 1966, James Brown said, “This is a man’s world, but it wouldn’t be nothing without a woman or a girl.” It’s been 50 years since these famous words were first uttered, but not much has really changed. For the most part, it’s still a man’s world - regardless of what industry is the subject of conversation, men continue to be in the majority. However, anyone would be foolish to deny the impact powerful women have in any field.

In the music industry, as in any area of employment, women have a harder time earning the success or respect they deserve without being subjected to gender stereotypes or consistently being objectified for their image.

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Meet Skram, the free iPad app full of patterns and synths

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Meet Skram, the free iPad app full of patterns and synths

No Comments 26 July 2016

via Create Digital Music: We’ve reached the mature age of music apps. You’re likely to use fewer of them, and the landscape is saturated with the most popular ideas. It’s also clear that iPad, not Android, is the viable tablet platform. But the few apps that are left standing as serious music tools are better than ever.

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Mixing on headphones

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Mixing on headphones

No Comments 26 July 2016

via Disc Makers Echoes: Other than cost, which is one obvious reason headphones are a worthwhile option, here are three advantages to mixing on headphones in your home studio.

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Summertime Cover Song Contest

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Summertime Cover Song Contest

No Comments 26 July 2016

From the DIY Musician Blog and CD Baby: Making cover song videos is one of the best ways to get noticed on YouTube. Plus, when you put your own spin on a familiar song, it can highlight what’s unique about your sound and attract people to your original music.

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Things I learned being a fan of David Bowie

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Things I learned being a fan of David Bowie

No Comments 11 July 2016

From Chris Huff on Disc Makers Echoes: David Bowie had a genius that set him apart, but his musical and artistic career provides a bounty of lessons we can all learn from and apply to our creation of art and music – and to our everyday lives.

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Acoustic Music Awards Kicks Off

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Acoustic Music Awards Kicks Off

No Comments 4 July 2016

The 2016 IAMA (International Acoustic Music Awards) promotes excellence in acoustic music performance and artistry. Acoustic artists in various genres can gain exciting radio and web exposure through this competition.

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Are high-res audio and $60 CDs the future of music?

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Are high-res audio and $60 CDs the future of music?

No Comments 29 June 2016

From the Disc Makers Echoes blog: Blue Coast Records’ development of Extended Sound Environment recording has created a new niche for the audiophile market through high-res audio streams and CDs.

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