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We’ve all seen videos of game show contestants making a fool of themselves, but one scene from The $100,000 Pyramid on ABC stands out among baffling moments. Evan Kaufman was the civilian who was paired with Saturday Night Live alum Tim Meadows in the questionnaire guessing game. When Kaufman is given the clue, “People Whose Last Name Is Obama,” he gives Meadows the […]

By by Tom Hess via Tom Hess Corp. Many musicians seek answers to the wrong questions – questions rooted in fear, self-doubt, wrong assumptions and ignorance about how the music business really works. Seeking the right answers to the wrong questions is a sure way to sabotage your efforts to start and grow your own career […]

 By Wendy Day from Rap Coalition (RapCoalition.org) and PowerMoves (HelpfulAngel.com)   [written for @NARIPatlanta Indie Label event on 7/20/16] There are many things an artist must have to succeed, and then there are a few things that will make life easier. Today, I am focusing on the necessities. We all know the music business is […]

The Subways were kind enough to chronicle their North American tour for us, and we’ll be running their tour diary in several installments this week. Billy Lunn will be our guide, and as he writes, “Because so much usually ends up happening on our tours, we thought that this time round, whilst we’re on our […]

As festival season rapidly rolls in, we’re constantly being reminded of the continuing lack of diversity on our lineups. With a recent study indicating 86 per cent of the lineups of 12 major music festivals last year including Glastonbury, Reading and Leeds and Creamfields were male, it seems that the ears at the top are […]

A great gift to music entered into the world on 23 February 1685 in Halle, Germany. A life of great musical interest; one filled with an unbelievable talent that would become a beacon to many throughout the European continent and span centuries past its lifetime. It is a life that would become centered around a […]

How To Market Your Music More Effectively Knowing how to market your music is without a doubt THE most important thing you can do for your music business and your music career as a whole. You know it’s something that must be handled and if you’re not making efforts to learn how to market your […]

Have you been thinking about starting a career in music for a while, but are not sure what you must do to begin? If the answer is “yes,” then you are certainly not alone. In fact, this is a common problem for almost every musician who wants to start a career in music and become […]

As a bassist, bandleader, teacher, and music copyist, I’ve worked with hundreds of singers throughout the years. Though working musicians know hundreds of tunes, singers need to have good charts in order to have their music played the way they want. I define a “good chart” as a piece of written music that effectively tells […]

What do you believe is the number one thing that musicians are doing to ruin their chances at succeeding in the music industry? Is it: not practicing their instrument enough? Not putting together enough good music industry connections? Living in a city with no music scene? The answer to all of this is NO – […]


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