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Artistry is a blessing to all. There are no limits to the ways it can affect both those who possess it and those who appreciate and consume it. Its meant to stimulate us mentally, emotionally, & spiritually. Its meant to teach us as well as entertain us. Some artists however can do more than just …

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Few artists have the ability to capture a listener on command in the first listen. When searching for new music to serve as the soundtrack to your day to day life, its rare you press play and immediately the sound hits you like a semi flying through city streets obliterating everything in site. Houston, Tx’s …

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A few days ago, I stumbled across this Ars Technica article that revealed Soundcloud was closing their offices in San Francisco and London & firing 173 employees or 40% of its staff. Sad news to hear as Soundcloud has been the primary means for many rising independent recording artists to showcase and share their recent …

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Nothing is more tragic than seeing an artist lose their stride and fall from grace. No words can describe the feeling one gets when they see those they looked up to show signs of vulnerability. Its a reminder to us that nobody is impervious to perils of defeat. B.O.B without a doubt was one of …

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Music is not only a bi-product of an artist’s experience, it also has the alchemical ability to cultivate new experiences, over and over again. We not only allow music to serve as soundtracks to enhance our daily routines while scurrying through this maze of living, but also use it as a means to fill in …

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The rise of digital media in the past 10 years has completely changed the entertainment industry in ways that would probably give 1970’s record execs strokes, if they saw how much various label resources have transformed to being almost all but non-existent today. It seems there’s not much use anymore for A&R’s or in-house P.R. …

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Throughout history, music has played a vital role in contributing to the evolution of society.  Anyone who argues against that either lives in a cave, thousands a miles away from modern civilization or has worked in a cubicle so long, they may as well be dead. No but really, to not see how much music …

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I remember the day I received the e-mail that Spotify was now available in the U.S. It was 2011 & I didn’t even know what it was to be honest. I must’ve submitted my e-mail for the beta testing sometime doing typical day-to-day research. Either way, once I clicked on the link & downloaded the …

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When it comes to music, there’s definitely no shortage of tips that can be helpful and fruitful for you as you build yourself as an artist, whether it be creatively or professionally. While the industry has shifted immensely in recent years, nothing substitutes experience, drive and old school work ethic. I know on the surface …

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As an artist one of the biggest obstacles you will face while trying to get “put on” will be finding solid, authentic individuals that can help your music and your brand reach the ears and eyes of new listeners that can potentially become supporters of your work and consumers of your merchandise. While many artists …

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