Rap Lyrics Explained
Being new to rap and having a son who is constantly rapping to everything under the sun, I figured I needed me a manual…
How to Rent A Musical Instrument for School
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Acoustic Guitar – Its Place In the Sun…
Hello All - I’m an Acoustic Guitar I can fit in almost anywhere in any kind of music and I will enhance and enrich…
Making Hip Hop Contacts Online
OK, I have accepted that my first son, keep in mind I have two and they were both raised completely around Classic…
Snoop Dogg Name Changes
Snoop Dogg changes his name to to Snoop Lion ! Snoop recently quoted in a press conference “I went to the temple,…
How To Become A Hip Hop Producer: 5 Tips To Become
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Music Industry Articles (199)
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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My Son Dr Noise
If you have been following my articles you have probably wondered why I have been writing about my second son and so far no articles about son number one, the music videos king.. Well, basically because he is always in the room asking me to. Both of us agree it…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Industry   May 28, 2012  
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Preparing for the Audition
You've gotten the call to audition for this killer band. Will you ace it, or will you flop? This discussion is no major breakthrough to an age long effort in selling yourself and your skills to a group of people you may not even know but who will soon make…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Industry   Jun 16, 2011  
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The Musical Phenomena
Music is one of the most important things in many people’s lives. They listen to music from a very small age and through the years they grow they listen to different genres. This is the most common thing which happens in many cases. If you are an upcoming artist there…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Industry   Nov 27, 2013  
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Explaining the Need for Hip Hop Artist Management
If you are a hip hop artist, chances are you have thought about getting a manager. After all, there are lots of managers who are almost as well-known as the hip hop artist they manage, and it is true that they can help open some opportunities for you. But how…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Industry   Aug 15, 2015  
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Warning- There's a D.J.on the gig'
Don't panic! Despite what has happened to many live bands, it doesn't necessarily have to happen to yours. In this article, I am going to discuss what could happen to a band that has the fluff blown out of it because of a lack of entertainment etticate when performing along…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Industry   Aug 05, 2011  
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Song Writing 101
Today were going to talk about song writing. It's not really hard to do, all you'll need is a music track and words to go with music and you have a song, but the key is to write a song that someone going want to actually want to hear, people…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Industry   Dec 31, 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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Looking For A Good Holiday Music Album?
It's Black Friday, so you know what that means: time to bust out the piggy banks and let the floor have it. All on behalf of the family and friends, of course. Or yourself, as the case may be. One of the best gifts you could pick up for yourself…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Industry   Nov 24, 2012  
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Bass Players-Which Bass do I choose?
In a world with so many choices, it can be difficult to "lay your egg", so to speak, Choosing a bass guitar is nonetheless any different because there are so many great instruments out there.....That is the reason for writing this article, what do you look or for that matter…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Industry   Jun 29, 2011  
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Microphone Basics
Microphones are the starting point of a given sound source and just like the tools in the craftsman tool box you need the correct tool for the job. As Bob Heil said, it all starts with the microphone. In its bare bones a a microphone is a speaker backwards. Most…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Industry   Oct 04, 2014  
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How Breathtaking Is Your Voice? Does It Matter?
Many people dream about a music career and they wish they had ideal vocal makings. Some people are born with a great voice while others are searching their destiny to improve the chances they possess. However, even if you have a gift of singing you need to make it really…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Industry   Aug 19, 2015  
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Dance Studios In Houston Teach You Etiquette Of Dance
Dance studios in Houston offer classes at very affordable rates. You can learn from various styles within your budget. These days, life is very boring. Everyone is busy with the 9-5 jobs and the only time we have for friends is on the weekends. After a hectic week at work…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Industry   May 31, 2016  
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The Godfather's 40th Anniversary
This month is the 40th anniversary of the classic gangster movie, “The Godfather.” The movie industry refers to it as “the greatest gangster movie of all time,” and this can hardly be disputed. Will there ever be another gangster movie made that will top “The Godfather?” Time will tell. But…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Industry   Mar 19, 2012  
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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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What I Might Sing If I Auditioned for 'the Voice'
This week, auditions are being held for the televised singing competition known as "The Voice". As I watched the first night of auditions, I enjoyed seeing the new talent and learning who had a successful audition and would be allowed to compete for the title of "The Voice". I even…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Industry   Mar 26, 2013  
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An Overview on Artist Management
The main role of artist management may vary regardless of the contract agreed upon. As a matter of fact, there are many disparities involved as managing tends to have a wider skill base to accompany online promotion or any forms of digital marketing. Artist management provides a whole index of…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Industry   Aug 14, 2015  
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Do you have a horn section?
Are you kidding? A horn section? No way, dude......That’s old school......besides, who's gonna come up with the money to pay a horn section? Have you heard or even uttered these remarks? This is a topic deserving attention. We will talk about likes and dislikes in using a horn section, including…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Industry   Jul 10, 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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Unlicensed Use Of Popular Music Leads to Major Music Copyright Infringement Cases
Copyright infringement comes with steep monetary fines in the United States and uniformed citizens have learned this the hard way in the past especially when the RIAA tried to stop distribution of free music between internet users. However, everyday music consumers only make up a part of the defendants that…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Industry   Jun 23, 2012  
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Balance-Music & Family
Have you ever tried to juggle at least 3 balls, like they do in the circus? 3 balls is being very conservative, how about 5, or 6? Our article today will discuss how difficult a task it is to balance your musical passion with family obligations....Sure, it may sound simple…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Industry   Jun 26, 2011  
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Noise On A Microphone Recording
There is nothing worse than playing a great line on an acoustic only to find you have noise on a microphone recording. The initial level of your mic recording is always going to be low and you may not notice it first of all. When you bounce and boost the…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Industry   Apr 25, 2014  
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What Do You Love About Your Music Performance?
What do you want in your life? Once an American author of the bestselling book “The Greatest Salesman in the world” responded: “Do not aspire for wealth and labor not only to be rich. Strive instead for happiness, to be loved and to love, and most important to acquire peace…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Industry   Aug 19, 2015  
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Get The Hip Hop Beats You Need!
Let's lay down the scenario here. You are, in your mind, just as good as these rappers that are playing on the radio when it comes to lyrics. The only problem is that you don't have any hip hop beats to go with your crazy good lyrics! This is a…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Industry   Dec 05, 2011  
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Advantages Offered By Dj’s In Orlando
If you are constantly planning events and would like to make sure that they always turn out spectacular, you should consider replacing live bands with respectable DJ’s in Orlando that are able to offer you a variety of fantastic services. The best part about these DJ’s in Florida is the…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Industry   Jan 25, 2016  
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Local Open Mike Gains Major Attention!
Well, if you can remember that little diner in Melrose, where, even though it was only open three days a week, the line of people standing outside the door was its daily trademark!?!… Well, that little girl, Lorie Muse has grown up to become the owner of the shining star…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Industry   Feb 10, 2012  
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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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Free Recording Software De Esser
If you have taken the time to read my other articles and perhaps even browse my website, it will not take you long to realize that I'm an advocate of educating todays up and coming music studio owners. With so many recording software manufacturers releasing $100 - $1,000 recording studio…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Industry   Jan 01, 2013  
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Take the Online Bollywood Dance Provided By School
Bollywood Dance means the dance of Film or movies. Actually this is a mixture of numerous dance forms including Indian and Western Dances. Bollywood now is a big industry for artists. And whatever classical dance like Kathak or folk dance like Chou or western dance like Belly dance all are…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Industry   Feb 28, 2015  
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Vocalists-Never give up your microphone!
This article is dedicated to the hard working vocalists who at some point want to generously share the limelight for just a song.....only to have the unthinkable happen. We will discuss the unthinkable in the body of our article but for now, I think a lot of a person who…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Industry   Jul 05, 2011  
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Jay-Z recently released his album Magna Carta... Holy Grail which was preceded by a massive shipment…
Grammy award winning singer Etta James is reportedly in the terminal stages of leukemia as well as…
Audio mastering is not commonly understood. It is doubtless one of the most mystified part of CD,…
Today we are teaching how to make hip hop beats! So sit back, get your creative juices flowing and…
For anyone who has a legitimate interest in learning how to make your own beats there are a few basics…
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