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Want to make a crap load of money with your music? I have the winning formula for it right here.

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Is it just me or do all local bands want to kill each other?

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Is getting email-based band feedback on mixes ever productive? Let’s talk about it in this article.

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I had waited an entire year for this past weekend. It was my first opportunity to produce in a big time studio. The band is called Elevenpoint. We had been writing songs for the past year and finally finished the arrangements on the 11 best songs. It was time to head up to Music Creek Studios in St. Louis. I was extremely excited about the project, but I had one issue. How in the hell am I going to get these files?

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Cover bands have been around forever and actually anytime your playing a song someone else wrote your basically playing a cover. Here’s a list of tips that most bands rarely think about.

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You need to realize that there are probably about 4 bands who haven’t broke up. The other 100 billion bands have had to split even if they later put the band back together. Because of this, you not only need to be aware that the band will not last forever and have a plan for dealing with that, but you also need to be aware of the factors that you can control so that you can avoid breaking up (and hopefully make better music in the process)

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So you are a pretty good musician? You play your instrument hours and hours per day and would like nothing more than to make a living playing on big time records. This article will explain the realities of playing music for money and hopefully shed some light on the topics of actually making a living with your guitar, bass, drum, or piano playing.

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