A great way to supplement your songwriting income is licensing your music for movies and television. Find out who you need to contact, and some great agencies online to help you sort through the process.
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There are a lot of sites that claim to get your songs exposure or provide an avenue directly to people in need of songs for placement in movies, TV commercials, and so forth. To help bolster their claims, Broadjam has provided a list of notable artist successes for 2008.
Do you want to get your new album into the hands of potentially new fans? Seth Godin writes: “What if your new rock group appeals to fans of the B52s? Or if your new book is just perfect for people who like Brad Meltzer? If you have a CD or a book or an idea [...]
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I was looking at my MySpace profile and this message came across my bulletin board: Hey MySpacing Friends, Here’s your one-time industry discount for a 1/2 off subscription! Just $9.98 for 1-year, $16.98 for 2-years. Just cut and paste this link into your browser and when prompted for a coupon code, enter “ASindustry” and you’re [...]
Steve over at Songwriting Apples sent me an update on their project. For those not familiar, Songwriting Apples is friendly songwriting support group that lavishes it’s members with positive peer pressure and reinforcement to finish songs. What you do is write a song and then post your MP3 demo (don’t worry, it doesn’t have to [...]
BMI presents: Cliff Goldmacher’s Demo Production for Songwriters This 2 1/2 hour discussion will cover: Demo production and pre-production Streamlining the demo process Keeping budgets in check Preparing of and pitching of finished demos Cliff Goldmacher has recorded and produced over forty album projects and worked with artists from Emmylou Harris to Chris Barron of [...]
Performing Songwriter magazine has some great free MP3s available, complete with artist reviews and news. This week has a ton of great indie and DIY bands and songwriters. Check it out: Performing Songwriter Free MP3 Downloads
(Editor’s Note: Getting a nice bottom end with bass on your songwriting demos can add impressive dimensions to your music. Read on as guest author, studio owner, and working songwriter Bill Timpano offers his experience in successfully recording bass.) Recording a great sounding bass track is not hard, nor is it a black science. By [...]
I was reading this article from Jeff’s Songwriting Blog on “Taking Your Listeners on a Journey” which reminded me of a recent co-writing session I experienced. In this session, I played a chord progression I discovered and really liked. My co-writer said when he heard it he pictured “a guy leaving the house in the [...]