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5 Sure Fire Ways to Get Radio Play for Your

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You have to find radio airplay time if you’re going to be heard and we’re not just talking the local college campus. The trick is called promotion. Now that doesn’t mean you just put your press kit in an envelope with a demo and hope they take pity on you. Perhaps you call a station and they give you the standard pitch of,

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June 25th, 2013 at 7:29 am

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Music Licensing

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Music licensing can be a very confusing subject. My intent with this article is to give you enough details on what music licensing is and what are your rights to use music in advertising and / or video productions.

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September 23rd, 2012 at 5:58 pm

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College Radio: The Most Important Radio Level for Musicians

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For the self-promoting independent artist, the idea of taking
on a radio promotion campaign can, in itself, become
overwhelming. But, this idea is usually based on such artists
attempting to obtain worldwide airplay on a local budget.

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August 17th, 2012 at 3:33 pm

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10 Ways for Unknown Musicians to Get the Word Out

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When Clear Channel controls the radio and the monopoly newspaper doesn’t like you, how do you win over new audiences?

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May 27th, 2012 at 1:28 pm

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It’s Jewish Music, But Is The Music Jewish?

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A while back I was driving along the Jerusalem highway scanning the radio stations. On one frequency, a very intense dance beat was exploding out of the speakers. I was about to move the dial some more in search of a Jewish tune when the vocalist started in. Shock of shocks, he was a heavily Hassidic singer, complete with eastern European pronunciation. And what was he singing? “Kumee oy’ree ki va oy-reich..” from 16th century Rabbi Shlomo Alkavetz’ classic Sabbath poem, L’cha Dodi. Before he had began his rendition I had been expecting something like “Oh baby, the way you move with me …”!

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March 21st, 2012 at 1:30 pm

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RAP Music and Brain Washing Issues

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I am not sure if anyone has been watching out there, about the types of music that we are listening to. Let us look at them for a minute. Our grandparents listen to music like; “Happy Days are Here Again, the Skies Above Are Clear Again.” Kids today listen to RAP, which actually starts with a ‘C’ except the ‘C’ is silent in this new spelling and pronunciation. Its really, CRAP. A radio station in TX is actually called K-RAP. Perfect.

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April 16th, 2011 at 10:28 pm

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How to Make State-of-the-Art Video Singles Cheaply

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When it comes to promoting their new music releases, I have
found that most musicians only consider radio as the vehicle
for exposing their music to the public.

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February 24th, 2010 at 8:08 am

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