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Fender store

January 14, 2020

One great way to do so without having to ask people for their contact information is through subscribing to your band where they consume music directly. For listening tendencies, this means encouraging them to subscribe on Spotify, YouTube, Apple, Amazon or whatever their favorite streaming site is. If they want to just know when they […]

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Pbr rex

January 14, 2020

Our beloved Q-Town is becoming an in-demand stop for worldwide touring acts, performing at the city’s most iconic venues, such as Burt’s Tiki Lounge and the Sunshine Theatre. But those are just a few of the many wonderful venues here. In order to fully appreciate Albuquerque sonically, you have to be creative in your efforts. Here […]

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Nea grant recipients 2019

January 14, 2020

Many actors struggle to learn new music without a plunk track, or a coach to help them learn. (We have a course for that, too!) But even fewer are comfortable sight singing. Sight singing skills become especially crucial after an actor books a gig. The first two days of rehearsal are almost always devoted to […]

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National endowment for the arts budget 2019

January 14, 2020

Soundfly partners with leading edge music education sites and services to bring you unique tips, tools, and stories to empower and inspire our community to find their sound. With all of Logic’s inredible instruments, producers often rely on the sound of the samples right out of the box, here’s how to make them more interesting.

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Female hip hop artists list

January 13, 2020

It’s like having a “personal trainer for your music,” with a series of musical workouts, a whole lot of feedback and support, and the chance to accomplish something you’ll be proud of. Explore Headliners Club today and click here to tell us more about your musical goals. We’d love to help you reach them!  I’m not surprised that creative feedback makes […]

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Nea foundation learning & leadership grants

January 13, 2020

From the influential mid-century Czech composer Bohuslav Martinů, we have his Fantasia for theremin, oboe, string quartet, and piano. Composed in the summer of 1944 and premiered the next year in New York, this work may not be one of Martinů’s better-known pieces; but, nevertheless, it’s exciting to see a composer exploring a new and […]

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Fender store

January 13, 2020

“The Middle”: Maybe that Drake one from before was just messing with my head, but I’m pretty sure this one is in Lydian, too. Either that, or again, there may be “multi-modal” possibilities here. The melody is definitely rocking the G major pentatonic, but on the other hand, the changes return to the C chord […]

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Pabst blue ribbon extra

January 13, 2020

By the time I was 16, I was making a living as a professional DJ. Over my 16-year career, I touched on many other areas of the music industry, including A&R, bookings, event management, promotion, music curation, and ultimately a seven-year club residency with Pacha Ibiza. + Join our email magazine, Soundfly Weekly, a weekly review of the […]

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2019 grants

January 12, 2020

Having a public payment schedule listed like this is helpful for songwriters’ financial planning (and for peace of mind). But sometimes collecting several quarters, or even years, worth of public performance royalties upfront can have a far larger impact on a music creator’s career. Modes and Key Signatures have a variety of different characteristics and […]

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Nea artworks grant recipients

January 12, 2020

The djembe is one of West Africa’s best known instruments. It is essentially a goblet-shaped drum carved from a single piece of African hardwood with a head made from rope-tightened animal hide. Another sticking point for us 1099 folks are deductions. Since we’re self-employed, we try to get as much back as we can come […]

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