A Guide to Songwriting on Smart Phones

Whether you’re on Android or iOS, did you know your smart phone is a really useful songwriting tool? Andy Bowen explores the increasingly mobile occupation for getting song ideas from head to screen. … from AskAudio Magazine via IFTTT

8 Tools for Mastering on a Budget

If money is tight and you need to master your tracks, there are tools available which you can use at home/in your studio which won’t cost you the earth, but can help when mastering. … from AskAudio Magazine via IFTTT

Get over it! No one is stealing your music on YouTube

I understand. You worked hard creating your music. You’re proud of it. You’re protective of it. That’s your right, of course. But there’s a point where protectiveness can turn into paranoia. Over the past few years, I’ve spoken with a couple composers who will only record their music via MIDI keyboard with headphones on because […] The post Get over it! No one is stealing your music on YouTube appeared first on DIY Musician Blog. from DIY Musician Blog via IFTTT

Advertise your music on the world’s biggest sites

It’s time to infiltrate the mainstream Advertising with major music outlets has always been an afterthought for most independent artists. Not that the exposure wouldn’t be welcome, but let’s be honest: a lot of us just haven’t had the budget to play with the big boys. Times have changed. Now, with our brand-new Ads by […] The post Advertise your music on the world’s biggest sites appeared first on DIY Musician Blog. from DIY Musician Blog via IFTTT

Social Networks: How Many Is Too Many?

Blogging takes a lot – creating awesome content , designing , moderating comments , commenting on other blogs, guest posting , … And social media is just a part of it. There are over 200 social sites (at least according to Wikipedia ), but does this…

Will Ferrell Accepts RHCP Chad Smith’s Drum Challenge

By Jason Newman February 10, 2014 2:55 PM ET Will Ferrell has accepted Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer/Ferrell doppelganger Chad Smith’s “drum battle” for charity. See Where Will Ferrell Ranks on Our 50 Funniest People Now List In a video posted last week via Funny or Die, Smith called out his lookalike Ferrell for his drumming abilities — or lack thereof.  “I’ve seen your skills,” says Smith. “You don’t got ‘em.” During Smith’s recent Reddit AMA, Ferrell responded, writing, “Hi, Chad. Will Ferrell here. I saw your video and I graciously accept your invitation to a drum battle. If we can raise $300,000 for Cancer for College I will face off with you...

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STAR POUND’s “DEFACE” EP CD Now available via Soularise Music

Soularise Music is please to announce the physical CD release of Star Pound‘s debut EP, “DEFACE“. Combining a modern rock edge with classic songwriting, Star Pound sets themselves apart from their rock contemporaries. Look for continued live shows throughout Florida and a follow-up album in the fall. Also catch James Coyle live this Thursday at TOP HAT SHOWCASE, in Deerfield Beach, FL.

Cloud Tree

First post with new app #PressGram. Post images directly to wordpress blogs. I’d think this would be very useful for bands to keep ownership of their content and bring traffic back to their site. PRESSGRAM
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