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Music Industry Articles (199)
Home Recording Studio Setup
This is an article On Home Recording Studio Setup that includes basic instruction of what type of computer is possibly needed , the software that I use to generate the program and some other information that I have tried and worked with . I endorse no one's product except for…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Industry   Jan 28, 2011  
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How To Use Melodyne For Free! No Illegal Download Required
You can download all kinds of crazy Vst plug-ins for nothing. It’s fun and easy to do. It keeps the music interesting to try new things. One plug-in I can’t live without is Melodyne. It’s the same thing as Auto tune, but easier to use and more natural sounding. I've…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Industry   Feb 01, 2011  
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Rock And Roll Songs Of 2011
Rock and Roll Songs in the 2011 The Rock and Roll song of the year 2011 has me baffled, what I am saying is there seems to be no real new rock and roll music stars, the stars are all from the 1980s on up to the present time of…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Industry   Mar 01, 2011  
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Tom Petty Or Not?
This summer I went to see a tribute band that was absolutely exceptional. It seems that celebrity tribute bands are a dime a dozen anymore. Some are great, some are good and some are not so…….. Anyway, my expectations were nil since I’ve covered this area many times before. As…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Industry   Mar 23, 2011  
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Why Are Celebrity Tribute Bands so Popular?
There seems to be a growing popularity in Celebrity tribute bands. I've certainly noticed it in the Portland music market. I think there are a couple reasons why tribute artists are on the rise. One reason, the economy. Live music has dwindled dramatically over the years. It started with MADD,…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Industry   Mar 24, 2011  
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Celebrity Tribute Artists
Not too long ago, I had the pleasure of working once again with one of the very best tribute artists out of Las Vegas. Her name was Sandy Anderson and she does a Dolly Parton Tribute. This woman has it down. What makes a celebrity tribute artist great are several…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Industry   Mar 28, 2011  
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War Stories
I love listening to muscian war stories. Well, just as long as the drama isn't happening to me, I'm up for a good story. I'm in the entertainment business and I am always being entertained in one way or another. Musicians talk about agents and agents talk about musicians. I've…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Industry   Mar 31, 2011  
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Whats Happening to the Live Music Industry
There have been so many changes over the last 25 years in the live music industry, I don't know where to begin. It doesn't seem that long ago that Portland, Oregon had the most live music clubs in the US. Yes, that's the truth. The live music scene here in…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Industry   Apr 13, 2011  
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Tate Music Group Artists
So, I am assuming that you are looking for an honest Tate music group review, right? Well, let me just point you in the right direction and tell you all about Tate music group artists. My question is for you is this, "what have you heard about this recording company"?…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Industry   May 26, 2011  
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Warning - Read This Before You Buy the Yamaha Hs80m Speaker
The Yamaha HS80M speaker is designed to give you an honest representation of your mix. It has a flat frequency response from 42 Hz - 20 kHz. If you feel that you have a bad listening environment, you do not have to worry as there are room control and frequency…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Industry   May 30, 2011  
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Dont Buy The KRK Rokit Rp8 Till You Read This
If you are a studio sound engineer, you not only need to trust your ears but also that your reference monitors are providing an accurate sound image as well. If they don't, then you do not know if your mixes will sound good in other listening environments. A good pair…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Industry   May 30, 2011  
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Dont Buy the M-audio Studiophile Av40 Portable Desktop Speakers Till You Read This
M-Audio is a name you can trust when it comes to selecting monitors for your studio. They are built with high end components and this provides high end mix quality. As these monitors are powered (active) speakers, you do not need to go out and buy an external amplifier. These…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Industry   May 31, 2011  
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Dont Buy the M-audio Bx5a Deluxe Active Studio Monitors Till You Read This!
M-Audio do not do things by halves. When they brought out the Studiophile BX5A studio monitors which are a fraction of the price of their flagship monitors, you would probably think that they would cut some corners and take some more expensive components out. They didn't. The BX5A monitors are…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Industry   May 31, 2011  
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Dont Buy the Yamaha Hs50m Powered Studio Monitor Till You Read Thisyamaha Hs50
If you have ever owned a pair of Yamaha NS10's or been in a studio where they were in use, you will probably know that if your mix sounded good on them, then your mix will sound brilliant on other systems. The new Yamaha HS50M active monitors take over from…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Industry   May 31, 2011  
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Don’t Buy A Korg Microkorg Analog Modeled Synth/vocoder Untill You Read This
The Kork MicroKorg is an analogue modeling synth with vocoder in a package that is small and easily taken anywhere to be used with your laptop as it can run on battery power. It has 37 keys which are touch sensitive and can be used for MIDI or as a…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Industry   Jun 02, 2011  
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Don’t Buy the Roland Ax Synth Shoulder Synthesizer Till You Read This
The Roland AX Synth is a good looking piece of kit and is one of the new versions of its keyboard family. It has its own on-board self contained sound generator so there is no need for any external MIDI devices and it has loads of sounds which are directed…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Industry   Jun 02, 2011  
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Before You Buy the Moog Minimoog Voyager Performer Edition You Need to Read This
Coming from Moog, you can expect the Moog Minimoog Voyager to sound brilliant but Moog have managed to make it look brilliant too. The Moog Minimoog Voyager Performer Edition with Blue Wheel has been made so that you never have to buy another synth in your life. It is a…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Industry   Jun 02, 2011  
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You Need to Read This Before You Buy the Roland Fantom G6 61 Key Sampling Workstation
If you are on the lookout for a keyboard which can be taken on stage and is at home in the studio then the Roland Fantom G6 sampling workstation is for you. The reason that it can be used as a tour keyboard and a studio workstation is because it…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Industry   Jun 02, 2011  
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Storing Your Guitar
Are you providing protection for your guitar? I felt that we could chat a little on this subject because musicians often ignore the safety of their guitars and bass instruments, assuming everything will be fine and intact. There are several points we want to cover on the subject of our…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Industry   Jun 03, 2011  
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Attention! - Read This Before You Buy the Yamaha Mm6 61 Key Synthesizer
If you are of the belief that you need to spend loads of money or need to go on a sound production course to learn about synthesis in order to have a brilliant synthesiser that you can understand, then you will love the Yamaha MM6 Synthesizer. It is also very…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Industry   Jun 03, 2011  
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You Have to Read This Before You Buy the Vox Ac15c1 Guitar Combo Amplifier
The sound of the mid sixties Vox is back with their Vox AC15C1 Guitar Combo Amplifier. It has been the choice of guitarists worldwide since 1958 meaning that Vox has over half a century of amp making experience. The tone of this amp is provided by 2 channels, one being…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Industry   Jun 04, 2011  
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Before You Buy the Fender Frontman 212r 100w Guitar Combo Amp, You Gotta Read This
The Fender Frontman 212R Guitar Combo Amplifier packs loads of oomph into a small unit and is Fenders best selling amplifier. Whether you are just learning to play the guitar, or a seasoned player, you are provided with a beautiful tone and enough power to play ensembles or live gigs.…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Industry   Jun 04, 2011  
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Dont Buy the Line 6 Spider IV 75 Guitar Combo Amplifier Till You Read This
When you take the Line 6 Spider IV guitar amp from the box, you will notice just how light it is. This doesn't mean that it is light on features but just means that you can take it on the road with no hassle at all. The Line 6 Spider…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Industry   Jun 04, 2011  
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Dont Buy An Epiphone Sheraton II Electric Guitar Until You Read This
Whether you are on the lookout for a great beginners guitar or you just love the sound of the Epiphone semi hollow body tone, or your budget will just not stretch to a Gibson, then the Epiphone Sheraton II electric guitar will not disappoint. What follows is information about the…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Industry   Jun 05, 2011  
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Dont Buy A Gibson Les Paul Studio Electric Guitar Until You Read This
Since 1983, the Gibson Les Paul Studio Electric Guitar has given guitar players all over the world the aspects of the standard Les Paul including the humbucker pick ups and the inimitable style. The styling of this guitar is what has made it the most popular guitar by Gibson. The…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Industry   Jun 06, 2011  
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You Need to Read This Review Before You Buy the Shure Sm58 Dynamic Handheld Microphone
What follows in this article is a review of the Shure SM58 Dynamic Handheld Microphone. It is a vocal microphone which, I am sure you have seen it in use at more or less every gig you have been to or live performance on television. Everybody that is into recording…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Industry   Jun 07, 2011  
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Dont Buy A Shure Sm57 Cardioid Dynamic Microphone Till You Read This Review
This article is going to be a review of the studio workhorse microphone, the Shure SM57. As mentioned, the Shure SM57 Cardioid Dynamic Microphone is a workhorse. This is because it can be used in a variety of functions both live and in the studio. For example, it can be…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Industry   Jun 07, 2011  
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You Need to Read This Review Before You Buy An Epiphone Les Paul Special II Electric Guitar
What follows is a review of the Epiphone Les Paul Special II Electric Guitar. It has the classic Les Paul looks, and is powered by two Alnico open coil humbuckers, an Epiphone 700T at the bridge and a 650R at the neck position. It has a master volume control and…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Industry   Jun 07, 2011  
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Dont Buy A Fender Standard Stratocaster Electric Guitar Till You Read This Review
This article will tell you all you need to know about the Fender Standard Stratocaster Electric Guitar, so you can make an informed decision before you buy one. It comes packed with usual features such as the classic Fender body shape which is double cut away with a bolt on…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Industry   Jun 07, 2011  
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You Need to Read This Review Before You Buy An Akg C 414 Xls 9 Pattern Condenser Microphone
This article will review the Akg C 414 XLS 9 Pattern Condenser Microphone. For those of you that really know your mics, the old mic that AKG replaced, was called the AKG C414 B XLS. Let's see what you get when you lose a B. It is exciting when a…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Industry   Jun 07, 2011  
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