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How Teens Influence Music Industry Trends in 2018

How Teens Influence Music Industry Trends in 2018

While the constant connectedness of today's youth has been well established, just what impact that has on the music industry is somewhat less well documented. One thing which is certain however is the popularity of music videos among the younger demographic, leading to what some are calling the ressurection of the MTV generation. Guest post from Soundfly's ...

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Electrifying: Eurupeans Only

Electrifying: Eurupeans Only

In July 1953, drummer Louie Bellson recorded an album in Los Angeles for Norman Granz's Norgran label called Skin Deep. For the big band tracks, he assembled quite a stellar showcase of talent. The band featured Harry “Sweets" Edison, Maynard Ferguson, Conrad Gozzo and Ray Linn (tp); Hoyt Bohannon, Herbie Harper and Tommy Pederson (tb); Benny ...

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5 Ways To Get Music Discovered In The New Digital Age

5 Ways To Get Music Discovered In The New Digital Age

While the ways in which people discover music have changed dramatically in many ways, some avenues remain the same. Here we offer advice to artists on how to get their music discovered in the digital age by consulting with industry experts on where they go to find new music. Guest post by Jeremy Young of Soundfly's Flypaper Recently ...

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Helen Merrill With Strings

Helen Merrill With Strings

Between 1954 and 1957, singer Helen Merrill recorded five albums for Mercury's EmArcy division. Yesterday, while writing, I spent the day listening to all of them as well as a bunch of assorted tracks she recorded for the label. Perhaps the best known album of the bunch is Helen Merrill, which she made in December 1954 ...

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5 Small Business Tips For Music Industry Pros

5 Small Business Tips For Music Industry Pros

Small businesses make the music industry go round, and whether you're a record label, marketing agency, or management company, we here offer five essential tips for achieving success as a small music business in 2018. Guest post by Jeanette Keats of Symphonic Distribution and the Symphonic Blog Small businesses keep the music industry running. If you own a ...

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Red Mitchell and Tony Fruscella

Red Mitchell and Tony Fruscella

After my post last week on trumpeter Tony Fruscella, reader Don Frese wrote and asked if knew of bassist Red Mitchell's vocalese rendition of Fruscella's recording of I'll Be Seeing You. That song appears on Fruscella's Tony Fruscella, recorded by Atlantic in April 1955. I wasn't aware of Mitchell's vocal so I tracked it down and ...

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BMI Has Record Year, Revenue Tops $1B, Digital Up 32%

BMI Has Record Year, Revenue Tops $1B, Digital Up 32%

BMI has reported record revenue of $1.199 billion for the fiscal year ending June 30th. The PRO distributed and administered a record $1.118 billion in royalties to its songwriters, composers and publishers, an increase of $95 million, or 9% higher than the previous year. The $1.118 billion in total distributions includes domestic and international royalties, as well as ...

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Spotify, Nielsen Deal May Mean More Money For Artists

Spotify, Nielsen Deal May Mean More Money For Artists

One of the most valuable types of data for artists and labels is demographic information on exactly who is listening to their music. This is why a new deal being struck between Spotify and Nielsen Research could have implications for not just advertisers, but also artists. Guest post by Bobby Owsinski of Music 3.0 One of the things ...

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Quincy Jones Joins Jammcard $1M Funding Round To Expand 'LinkedIn For Musicians'

Quincy Jones Joins Jammcard $1M Funding Round To Expand 'LinkedIn For Musicians'

Quincy Jones has led a $1 million seed funding round in music tech startup Jammcard. The music industry professionals network has been called the “LinkedIn for musicians" by Forbes.   Jammcard connects the music community via an invite-only social network for vetted pros and exclusive, members-only events. The app is credited with assembling live bands for Gwen Stefani, ...

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Tony Fruscella: Lost Trumpet

Tony Fruscella: Lost Trumpet

Tony Fruscella is among the least known trumpeters of the cool jazz movement. His dry tone sits somewhere on a sliding scale between Miles Davis and Chet Baker, with touches of Art Farmer. Yet Fruscella's sound was plenty distinct. With Fruscella, there were no piercing or bent notes or a fleshy romanticism. His improvised lines were ...