http://ninedots.com/wp-config Thank you to our customers for the past 5 years, we’ve had many fun projects and lots of great students. Unfortunately, the time has come and we have now closed our doors. Good luck to you all, and keep playing!
official site What Every Modern Producer Can Learn From Mozart Often, when society encounters the work of an amazing artist or producer, the word talent gets whipped out quicker than the Amen break at a drum ‘n bass festival. But what is talent really? Have you ever wondered what music talent is? Are some of us just
Publishing CEO: There Are Over 900,000 Distinct Royalty Payments For Artists And Songwriters This was written by Kobalt Music CEO, Willard Ahdritz. Why should music, which is beloved by people in every culture, across every language and corner of the globe, be anything less than an economic powerhouse? Today, live ticket sales have hit an all-time high.
The Devaluation of Music: It’s Worse Than You Think In their many (justified) laments about the trajectory of their profession in the digital age, songwriters and musicians regularly assert that music has been “devalued.” Over the years they’ve pointed at two outstanding culprits. First, it was music piracy and the futility of “competing with free.” More recently
Artists these days are very concerned with budget. It’s not uncommon for an artist to have to provide all the financing. Labels are pretty defunct. If you happen to land on a cool indie label, they still may not cover recording/production costs. This means there’s an awareness one must have in the current record making environment.
Sage Advice and History from Blues Legend Buddy Guy | by Think Like A Label Sometimes, it’s just best for us to listen and learn from people who have had years of experience that very few people could ever match in the American music industry. This week, I thought I would share a short clip
7 Tips for Instantly Better Lyrics | by Cliff Goldmacher, BMI At its best, lyric writing is a magical mixture of creativity and storytelling that can bring your listener into a world you’ve created and hold them there for the length of your song. However, in order to create the perfect, tightly-scripted narrative that great
Matt Boroff is an American born, Austria-based musician, singer, and songwriter whose passionate brand of music has excelled at luring audiences into new and exciting terrain. From experimental noise-rock to standard alternative-rock, Boroff, a talented multi-instrumentalist, creates an immersive work that feels cinematic in scope while conjuring images of Spaghetti Westerns and sweeping desert landscapes. His musical career began in the
We are excited to announce the release of Ken Hamilton’s debut album ‘Gulf Breeze’, available on iTunes and CD Baby! Gulf Breeze is a story about memories, coming home and revival with a Gulf Coast setting. “Gulf breeze, wash over me. Carry away all the clouds and rain”. – Ken Hamilton, singer/songwriter It has been a