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Queens, New York hip-hop artist, Nobi, serves up his “GrittyLyf” reality with flair, precision, and raw passion on his new mixtape, InteGRITTY 2, released earlier this month.

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Ari’s Take: How To Get More Mailing List Subscribers.

Check out this new page on our website to feature local album releases! Comment on Facebook or on our blog with your favorite local album release of the year! Dayton, OH Area Album Releases.
   
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Fans Aren’t Going To Pay For Music Anymore. And That’s Ok. – Digital Music NewsDigital Music News.
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We are SO proud to present the very 1st edition of the Music Connection Dayton Regional Music Directory!  We believe this quarterly publication will be the start of a truly amazing progression forward in promoting the Dayton area music scene, and we will soon begin marketing this directory of just under 400 local acts all around the Dayton area and beyond! This is the most complete and up-to-date catalog of area acts, so please read on to check out pictures, catch the details, and learn how you can get your copy!

DOWNLOAD YOUR COPY INSTANTLY FOR $10.00!

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guitarstogunstocks_logo_adjustedNew retail shop, Guitars to Gunstocks, in Springfield, Ohio recently opened its doors to feature store owner, Jacob Collins’, beautiful wood carvings, guitars, guitar repair services, and what he hopes will be one of the largest selection of local music and related merchandise in the area!

Later this month, Guitars to Gunstocks will host its Grand Opening Celebration along with the 1 Year Anniversary of its neighbor, Artistic Delirium Tattoos and Piercings! There will be great celebration day only specials, raffles for cool prizes, and live acoustic performances in the afternoon from area artists!

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Facebook.com… It’s a name that millions of people have heard of, even if they don’t use it. Many people would also love to have that kind of name recognition.  In the meantime, there’s a really easy and effective way to build your “brand” from within Facebook, and I see it getting missed ALL the time…. your Facebook web address!

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Free Places to Post Show Fliers

There are a number of local places (both physical and online) where bands and musicians can post fliers for free!  Here is a handy reference list of places to post…

START HERE: MUSIC CONNECTION- DAYTON, OH 

PHYSICAL LOCATIONS (in Dayton, unless otherwise specified):

1.) Second Time Around Music & Video
2.) Guitar Center
3.) Omega Music
4.) Hazy Shade Disc Golf Store
5.) Belmont Party Supply
6.) Headquarter’s Music  – New Carlisle
7.) Play It Again Music
8.) Recreate Shop
9.) Sound City Music – Troy
10.) The public board – Yellow Springs
11.) Other public boards
12.) The venue you’re playing at
13.) Locations around the venue you’re playing at

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Album_CoverBringing ancient, instinctual beats to an epic, emotional landscape of sonic persuasion, To Where Tengger Leads Me, is the stunning debut action-adventure soundtrack by Mongolian solo artist from China,  Nature Ganganbaigal (Chinese name: Tianran Zhang).

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JimAnthony-BetterDayThe Better Day album by Christian country artist, Jim Anthony, is a heart-warming collection of songs full of rich melodies and down home goodness.  Anthony is a seasoned musician and song-writer having spent most of his life creating music, and he has a number of significant accolades under his belt. Life is always the greatest teacher and provider of musical inspiration though, and Better Day is the inspirational result of Anthony’s experiences.

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CORE_frontWith the free-flowing, technical heart of jazz and jam forms and the soul and spirit of blues rock, the new instrumental album, Core, by New York band, Arjun, screams “Play me again!”  Mixed by underground hip-hop and jazz producer Scotty Hard and featuring John Medeski (Medeski Martin & Wood) on its title track, Core is distinguished by carefully crafted melodies designed to tell a story.

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Amanda Palmer: If You’re Asking ‘What’s In It for Me?’ Then You’re In the Wrong Business… – Digital Music News.

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High 5 Riot | The Riot Starts Now.

MelissaReplogleI often get asked questions about copyright and whether registration is actually necessary. My answer, of course, is always “Yes! It’s necessary!” When copyright registration is simple, inexpensive, and the best way to protect your work, why not take advantage of it?

 

 

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