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Meet the Top 25 Finalist for the Secret Road Pub Deal

For the 2nd Annual Pub Deal, Secret Road Music Publishing, Martin Guitar and Songspace have teamed up to give away a $20,000 publishing deal to one deserving artist. Over the past 75 days we’ve received entries from south Louisiana to Sweden. Our favorite part of the Pub Deal is discovering so many great artists from […]

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Disc Makers Goes Back to Its Vinyl Roots

The market for vinyl records is growing by leaps and bounds — 35% per year for the last five years, despite a continued decline in total recorded music sales revenue. Due to vinyl’s niche status and strong growth, production...

Are You Marketing Your Music To The Right People?

Now, as you may know, music marketing is important if you want to forward your music career. Marketing is the act of raising awareness of what you do. If you don’t market your music, no one’s going to know...

How to Get Your Music In TV, Movies And More

  In 1997, a 15-year old album by a previously obscure (at least in the US) German techno band received a rush re-release in order to sate a sudden surge of demand. Why was the public suddenly clamoring for a...

How To Use YouTube To Its Full Potential: A Musician’s Guide

If you’ve ever looked into how to promote your music on YouTube, chances are you’ve read how it’s an essential tool and one which all musicians should be using. I couldn’t agree more. Not only is it easy to...

ONErpm Connects You To A Global Audience

The Company: ONErpm Who They Are: ONErpm stands for “One Revolution People’s Music” and is a digital distribution company focused on maintaining the artist’s control over their outreach. Born out of the struggling survival of record labels, the company was...

What If The Beatles Had Used Social Media?

Most of America’s avid music fans just celebrated the 50th anniversary of The Beatles’ debut in America. However, we can leave it up to The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to use this iconic moment as a...

Video: Dominic West Gives Music Marketing Tips To The Feeling

We realize this video came out in October, which in Internet time is about 5 million years ago, but we just discovered this amusing promo video from UK rockers The Feeling, and it's well worth sharing. Actor Dominic West...

How To Create The Perfect Promo Video

This article originally appeared on aristake.com They say a picture tells a thousand words. Well, a video tells a million. You need that video that shows who you are. What you do best. Shows a bit of your personality. And...

Six Ways To Get Your Songs On TV

First, I'd like to thank everyone who has written in and asked me questions. Keep them coming! Please keep in mind if you're just asking me stuff that you can easily find out by using Google, it is unlikely...
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Hometown Rising Festival Rises to the Occasion with a Star-Studded Lineup

Blake Shelton, Billy Ray Cyrus, Clint Black, Carrie Underwood, Dierks Bentley and more scheduled to appear.
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