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    September 29, 2012 - no Comments

    In the world of high-end video and audio rental, Bexel holds the prize not only for being the first full-service company on the block some thirty years ago, but also for setting and maintaining a level of service that consistently exceeds clients' expectations.

  • Building a Career as a DIY Artist

    September 29, 2012 - no Comments

    62Building a Career as a DIY Artist This series of 4 quarterly panels will kick off with the inagural panel addressing the question “Who are the most important people to help me build my career and when do I need them?” Barry Heyman, Esq. will be joined by two successful independent artists, a music manager consultant, and moderated by an established music

  • Lil Wayne breaks Elvis Presley’s Billboard Hits record

    September 27, 2012 - no Comments

    62Lil Wayne is not only making rap history, he’s making rock ‘n roll history: the rapper has surpassed Elvis Presley as the leading male with the most entries on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart. Lil Wayne now has 109 songs on that chart with the debut of Game’s song “Celebration,” where he is a guest next to Chris Brown, Tyga and Wiz Khalifa.

  • Studio Makeovers

    September 27, 2012 - no Comments

    62There are many shapes and sizes when it comes to studios. They can be personal or business enterprises. They do need to be comfortable, functional and provide a place to get the creative juices flowing and keep them flowing. For someone with an existing studio who is thinking about moving to a different room, or adding a room, what shape or type

  • 52 Ways to Screw an Artist, by Warner Bros. Records

    September 25, 2012 - no Comments

    62Over at Digital Music News they have a great dissection of how James Taylor had so many problems getting the royalties due him even after an audit. Sadly, this is a story that dates back to 1969, when a young James Taylor signed a deal with Warner Bros. Records. That was the beginning of a breakout career that included numerous hit songs and

  • Lyor Cohen Resigns As Warner Brothers CEO

    September 25, 2012 - no Comments

    62Warner Music Group has announced that their Chairman and CEO of Recorded Music, Lyor Cohen, is stepping down as of September 30th. Cohen, who had been with the company since 2004, is credited for restructuring the Recorded Music division after joining Warner nearly eight years ago – witnessing several hits with artists like The Black Keys, Bruno Mars, Cee Lo Green and more. “To

  • Washburn Introduces the New Paul Stanley PS12 Starfire Guitar

    September 25, 2012 - no Comments

    62Designed in conjunction with Kiss’ Paul Stanley and based on his USA Washburn PS2012 model, Washburn Guitars is proud to introduce the affordable Washburn PS12 Starfire. The PS12 is a sleek, classically inspired design that features a carved “raised center” solid mahogany body and mahogany neck for warm tone and lots of sustain. A bound ebony fingerboard is fitted with 22 easy playing

  • Billy Joe Armstrong gets a little pissed off at the iHeart Radio Festival

    September 22, 2012 - no Comments

    62During Green Day’s set at the iHeart Radio music festival in Las Vegas Billy Joe gets a little riled up when he discovered that the band only had 1 minute left to play in their set. The video will say it all.  

  • News Report Shows Why You Can’t Get Tickets to Concerts

    September 19, 2012 - no Comments

    62An exclusive NewsChannel 5 investigation has discovered why it’s so tough for concert fans to get good seats at a good price. That investigation uncovered dramatic proof that, when you go online to buy tickets, you’re competing against a massive network of ticket scalpers from all across the country. NewsChannel 5 Investigates obtained unprecedented access to a recent concert for rising country

  • Propellerhead adds AudioCopy and WIST support to popular Figure App

    September 17, 2012 - no Comments

    62Figure, Propellerhead’s best selling music app for iPhone and iPod touch, now supports AudioCopy and WIST. Users can paste their Figure tracks into other iOS Apps with AudioCopy. WIST lets two people jam together by syncing apps running on different iOS devices. Available immediately as a free update, Figure 1.2 also adds several other user requested features as well as language localization in Chinese, French,

  • The New 12-String Gibson Les Paul

    September 17, 2012 - no Comments

    62Gibson is well-known throughout the music industry for making high-quality, great-sounding guitars. Their models are highly sought-after among guitarists and to own one is to be in possession of a truly wonderful piece of craftsmanship. Gibson’s most recent release is a Les Paul with 12 strings that they claim could be the best one they have created so far. According to the

  • Make a Cigar Box Guitar

    September 15, 2012 - no Comments

    62  With a piece of oak, some string and a cigar box, John Park creates a three-stringed guitar. The cigar box acts as the resonating soundboard for the instrument. John then wires the guitar to a buck-fifty cassette-player amp and makes it really rock.

  • Wires in the Walls – Tremolo

    September 15, 2012 - no Comments

    62  LA-based indie rock band Wires in the Walls new video for Tremolo, the first song off their debut full-length album New Symmetry. Directed by De la Vega ( and produced by Cathartic Films, the video uses innovative camera placement to capture breathtaking visuals of a hoop dancer’s journey through some of the most beautiful spots in Southern California. Wires in the

  • Native Instruments introduces PREMIUM TUBE SERIES

    September 13, 2012 - no Comments

    62Native Instruments today introduced a new collection of high-end effects, capturing the warm, natural sound of tube-driven hardware. PREMIUM TUBE SERIES is made up of three individual effects – PASSIVE EQ, VARI COMP and ENHANCED EQ – available either individually or as a high-value bundle. PREMIUM TUBE SERIES makes these effects available for the first time as native plug-ins that run individually

  • How Labels Screw Bands using Jurisdiction and Venue

    September 12, 2012 - no Comments

    62In this video entertainment lawyer Marty Frascogna describes how labels will using contract language to get one over on artists. This is a primary reason why artists are avoiding record labels and entertainment lawyers are recommending that you learn how to sell your music online. There are many ways, but specifically we are discussing Jurisdiction and Venue. It is possible to get