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6 Super Smart Things Every Musician Needs To Have

Many people think that the life of musicians is a constant party, and they are going to concerts, and partying all the time. But the truth is that writing and singing music is not an easy job at all, and it requires a lot of determination, hard work, and talent. Musicians usually have to deal with a lot of pressure, because of record labels and fans. So, if you are a musician aspiring to reach the top, then this is…

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How to Build a Musician Website with WordPress

There are many great benefits to having a website for your musical endeavors. Whether you’re a solo artist, a band, or a record label — a website gives you ample freedom to advertise and promote yourself. A lot of people see it as having a digital business card. And I think that’s a great way to look at it. But, if you have never created a website before, where do you start? Is it going to be hard? Is it…

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NO ENGAGEMENT? LET ME ENTERTAIN YOU!

I often see artists who just post and push their new album or EP and not much more. Let me ask you a question. If an EP/album cover from an artist you have never heard of, continually pushed their picture of the cover in front of you, would it be enough for you to go and take a look and listen?  Let’s look at business, perhaps a business that sells a product. If you hadn’t heard of that product and they just…

Album Reviews

Music straight from the heart – Munda by Osmunda Music

“Munda” is the latest offering of Rebecca Trujillo Vest under the name Osmunda Music. It’s a beautiful 11-track full-length carrying some of the neatly written, performed and produced folk-inspired rock music we’ve listened. Only a minute in the realms of the album and you’ll sense it’s also a very spiritual piece of art. From the calming, spatial and mellow instrumentals, the warm and captivating vocal lines plus the strongly new age-inspired lyrics, it’s a very intimate album that deals with…

Off Beat Stuff

Unlock new audiences in one click

When was the last time you’ve opened a newspaper and read an article about a new single released by an unfamiliar band? Try to think hard. Yep, times have changed. People can access a huge amount of new music in a single touch, whether through streaming services, social networks, or even by Shazaming at the local coffeehouse or gym. However, how many people on their day to day activities invest time in exploring new music online? Well, most of us don’t.  The vast…