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    The Most Popular Keys Of All Music On Spotify!

    Each day, approximately 20,000 new songs appear on Spotify, which now has over 30 million tracks. As the Beastie Boys maintained, there are “only twelve notes, well a [hu]man can play.” They were right, at least when it comes to Western music at least (rock, rap, classical, country, and many or most other genres). Unless you count the microtones Continue Reading

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    Sony Pulls All Music Off Soundcloud!

    Yesterday started strong for Soundcloud, with animportant deal with the National Music Publishers’ Association (NMPA).  But later in the day, it became apparent that Soundcloud’s bid to go legal and monetize content has a ways to go. ______________________________________ The globe’s second biggest music group, Sony, pulled its music off of SoundCloud yesterday after failing to reach Continue Reading

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    17 Often Confused Branding Terms That All Musicians Should Understand

    What’s the difference between brand identity and brand image? How would you define positioning? What’s a brand evangelist? As a musician marketing your own music, you’ll be way ahead of the game if you truly understand what terms like these mean. They’re not new, but they’re very often misused and misunderstood. These 17 definitions will help set Continue Reading

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    How the ‘Average American’ Actually Consumes Media…

    Survey conducted among 41,634 Americans spanning all age ranges by Jacobs Media, a Detroit-based media research and consulting firm specializing in radio, television, and new media (its mobile app company, jacapps develops applications for smartphones). Some other details: Those that responded ‘yes’ to TV spend at least 1 hour a day watching; radio and podcasts are Continue Reading

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    Ten Things I Learned From Releasing An Independent Record!

    1) Every Song Should Be Your Best Work. Don’t release a song if you’re not excited to show it to anyone. If you wouldn’t listen to it yourself, wait to release something you would. We had a song we almost released on this upcoming EP and no matter how many times I tried to re-write Continue Reading

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    10 Reasons Why You’re Failing At Social Media!

    Have you ever wondered what you’re doing wrong to promote yourself on social media? Well, look no further! We name the top 10 reasons you’re working hard instead of smart on social media! 1) Your Call To Actions Are Too Frequent Don’t enter every contest you stumble upon that could win you $100 in recording Continue Reading

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    Fokus FM: Exclusive Extended Aquasion Guest Mix

    Download the exclusive extended mix HERE! We have heard quite a lot from Textures Music Group during the first year of Fokus, with several guest mixes from signed artists such as Bank and Payback, and a few other producers associated with the label. Textures has become well respected and known in the drum and bass Continue Reading

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    I’m a Grammy Nominated Artist. Want to See My Royalty Statements?

    I’m a Grammy Nominated Artist. Want to See My Royalty Statements? The following comes from Armen Chakmakian, a Grammy-nominated composer, keyboardist, and recording artist. There are tons of articles about music streaming sites like Pandora, Spotify, etc in relation to recording artists making money or not. Here’s a screen capture of my quarterly royalty statement. Continue Reading

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    17 Ways to Kill a Music Career!

    17 Ways to Kill a Music Career! These are just some of the things learned by reading The Music Industry Self Help Guide, just released by Mike Repel (buy the book). If you’re doing any of these things, stop it right now. (1) Having a shitty, entitled attitude. If you’re showing up late for gigs, Continue Reading

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    The History of Portable Music!

    Curious about the history of portable music? While not entirely comprehensive, this video provides a good overview of technological highlights over the years:   infographic – portable music_v5b soundtrack History of Portable Music Pre 20th Century At this time portable music was a luxury and only available to a small section of society. Portable music Continue Reading

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