Archive for the ‘Support’ Category

Having this done to you is a paralyzing and incapacitating phenomenon. In one fell swoop it takes away your power as a woman and your right to consent.

Source: Dear Creepy Men of the Music Industry, Please Stop – Digital Music News

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Top 5 Reasons Songwriters Procrastinate – And How To Fix Them

A Guest Post by Rowen Bridler

1) GENERAL OVERWHELMThis is such a common perception of people’s day-to-day lives…..

Source: Music Clout – Top 5 Reasons Songwriters Procrastinate – And How To Fix Them

Cam’ron was charging his openers $800 per show to open his tour playing rooms 500-1000 capacity. Motley Crue charged their opener $1 million.

Source: Tour Buy Ons Can Suck On My Big Fat Ethics – Digital Music News

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When is it OK to ask musicians to play for free? When have I been asked to play free shows? Here are a few times when it’s OK to ask musicians to play for

Source: 9 Times It’s OK To Ask Musicians To Play For Free – Digital Music News

Getting involved with local musicians can change your entire life – seriously.

Source: Why Being Part of Your Local Music Scene Matters So Much More Than You Think

This is Your Brain on Music! | The Literacy Site Blog.

I would argue that it’s impossible to find someone who isn’t moved by a particular song or piece of music. Like storytelling, making music is a universal human trait, shared across all cultures for many thousands of years. It has a unique effect on the brain, inducing powerful emotional responses. A new study in PLOS ONE confirms that music, if we make it our profession, actually rewires the circuitry of our brains.

Source: Practising Music Improves The Symmetry Of Your Brain | IFLScience

Practicing is an archaic custom that only hurts our children today.

Source: Why Is Practicing Still Considered Necessary To Music Education?

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Shopping around for a producer? Make sure you pick the best match for your music by asking these key questions and looking for these qualities.

Source: What Should You Look for in a Producer? 4 Questions to Ask and 5 Must-Have Qualities