PLATFORMS TO UPLOAD YOUR MUSIC ONTO IN 2020

The internet has forever changed the music industry. This is common knowledge to artists who’ve utilised effective digital technologies such as file sharing and digital marketing via an endless number of digital platforms.

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HOW TO WRITE A SUCCESSFUL MUSIC PRESS RELEASE (ONE TO GET YOUR MUSIC OUT THERE)

A music press release is essentially an advertisement about you. It is sent to the platforms you want to help get your music out there. Examples of information you want shared include a concert, event, single, EP, album, tour dates or a music video.

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Why You Should Never Go On a Movie Date (And What You Should Do Instead)

Hear us out, watching a movie for a first date is the WORST idea. It’s something that should be left behind for middle schoolers and old couples.

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How To Get Your Music Heard? We Have Six Tips

So you have a passion for music, you love to sing, next up is how to get your music heard.

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Side Hustle: Tips To Choose Best Embroidery Machines For Home Business

Although making music is a passion for most artists, it doesn’t always pay significant returns. Musical artists need to eat and pay bills, just like everyone else – but there’s the additional expense of having to set something aside to put back into making more music. A side hustle may well be the answer – especially if it’s one that brings in money while a the same time satisfies your creative urges.

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Closer To The Heart: Neil Peart And The Creative Process

In the wake of Rush drummer and primary lyricist Neil Peart’s recent death, Josh Taerk takes a closer look at the man himself.

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How To Get Your Career As A DJ Off The Ground

Of all the careers in the club music industry, being a professional DJ is the one that involves the most actual music playing. Whilst there are many benefits to becoming a professional DJ, this career also takes a lot of hard work and effort.

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Enlightenment vs. enlightenment

Do you see a difference between Enlightenment and enlightenment? Josh Taerk lets us know his thoughts on the matter.

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Dublin Vinyl Launches The Record Hub – New Online Record Store Set To Be Go-To Destination For Vinyl Loving Music Fans

Dublin Vinyl – Ireland’s state-of-the-art and only record pressing plant – have announced the launch of The Record Hub, an online record store designed to help music lovers new and old discover the joy of vinyl.

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Hurdles In The Way Of Your Band’s Success

Not every musician, artist, and band is going to make it successfully. That’s a fact that we all have to accept. However, there are some who are fighting an uphill battle from the very moment they start. Here are the hurdles that might be working against you and what your options are when it comes to clearing them out of the way.

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New Years Resolutions 101

With the New Year celebrated and the roaring 20’s officially started, it’s time to dig into those New Year’s Resolutions. Now, I don’t know about all of you, though resolutions can be really motivating, they can also be difficult to keep up as real-life starts to set in after the holiday grace period. So, here are a couple of tips to help you keep your resolutions this year:

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The Essential Advent Calendar: December 25

The Essential Advent Calendar: Merry Christmas! Jedward Inspire Us To ‘Choose Your Own Adventure’ As We Go Into The New Year And Decade

We’ve had The Essential Advent Calendar for a few years now and usually when it comes to December 25 we summarise the songs we’ve featured over advent. This year is going to be different. It’s the end of the decade. When we go back to reality after the Christmas/New Year period, and work out how to remember how to write the date, it’s no longer going to be the 20-teens, we’ll have entered the 2020s. And ultimately, it’s up to us to decide whether it’s going to be a time of prosperity and positivity or not: will we have a Roaring 2020s, or will we just go along with whatever is given to us, accepting it as our lot in life, no matter how miserable it makes us feel?

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“A-Ha Was Not A Stage For Pushing Politics” – Eiken Bruhn Shares Interview With A-ha’s Magne Furuholmen

November, 16th, a windowless dressing room in the catacombs of the Bremen concert hall ÖVB Arena, where everything seems to be coloured in beige, the faux leather couches and even the bizarre table-arrangement of a plastic agave. Next door Morten Harket is practising scales; A-ha will appear on stage in this sold out arena in one and a half hours. Keyboarder and co-songwriter Magne Furuholmen (57) is using the occasion to promote his current solo record “White X-Mas Lies”. It’s near the end of the first part of A-ha’s ongoing world tour and he seems a bit tired, but answers all questions with a friendly attentiveness.

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Tips When Recording Your Voice For The First Time

Having a talent with your voice is something few have and so when you can sing well, it’s a good idea to get it recorded in order to make a career out of it possibly. But first impressions count, so here are some tips when recording your voice for the first time.

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My Top 5 Favourite Christmas Songs of All Time

Josh Taerk tells us his top 5 Christmas songs – is yours on the list? Better be checking it twice!

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Into The Unknown, ‘Frozen 2’ Movie Review

There may be spoilers ahead! Josh Taerk reviews Disney’s ‘Frozen 2’.

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