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Finding a Legitimate Music Lawyer, Pt. 4

Once you have identified a lawyer with whom you’re interested in working, you can arrange for an interview. The interview will most likely take place in the lawyer’s office, or in some cases, an uncrowded public space where you can sort out...

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Finding a Legitimate Music Lawyer, Pt. 3

Whether you’re searching for lawyers in person or online, research a few recent cases they have handled or clients with whom they have worked. Check their efficiency by reading reviews...

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Finding a Legitimate Music Lawyer, Pt. 2

Deal shopping occurs when a lawyer or attorney approaches a record company and/or and music publisher in attempts to get a record or publishing deal for the artist they represent...

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Finding a Legitimate Music Lawyer, Pt. 1

Any artist who starts putting out more and more material may require a lot of legal processing to protect their work from illegal use, including piracy or any form of altering to which the artist has not consented...

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Getting Out of a Creative Block (Tips and Tricks to Avoid and Erase a Creative Block)

As artists, we all have our streaks and struggles, good days and bad days. But, every once in a while we face one of the most common, yet annoying and mind-boggling situations—a creative block...

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Becoming a Session Musician (What to Expect & How to be Ready For It)

Session musicians dedicate their time to performing and arranging music for other artists, often collaborating with solo artists looking for a guitar, bass, drum or extra voice. Multiple session musicians can even form a small band just for the production of a single or a few songs for an album...

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The Importance of Studying Other Artists (What You Can Learn & Why It Matters)

Every musician must forge their own path when it comes to understanding the business and how one fits into it. However, it can be very useful to study how other artists work, how they achieved success, and most importantly, how they make their art....

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Dos & Don'ts of Instrument Care

Many new musicians need to learn how to play their instrument and focus solely on that. But what about taking care of an instrument? We're here to give you lots of useful tips, right here, right now! Let us begin...

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Tips for Writing Emotional and Meaningful Songs

Obviously, music is full of emotion. If it wasn’t emotional for us to make and to listen to, then what would be the point? It doesn’t feed us or protect us from wild beasts… but it serves our spirits. If you’re looking for ways to bring more emotion into your music, then you’re on the right path, because the music that gives us feels is the music that lasts...

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Why Musicians Should Build an Email List

Some have claimed that email is dead. They would be wrong. 2.6 billion people around the world are still using email every day. And so, very likely, are you. Social media is, of course, a very important marketing tool and a great way to connect with your fans, but social media and email don’t cancel each other out. You need both. Most people read all of the emails they get. When you announce your tour on social media, you’ll have a bunch of people who don’t care who will see it, and a bunch of people who really do care, who won’t. Your email list is a way to target specific people who want to see what you’re up to and make sure they get to see that information in a timely manner...

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