BEXEL PUTS TRUE SYSTEMS PRECISION 8s IN THE SPOTLIGHT

Finding the perfect match between a client’s needs and the usability and technical performance of the gear in its vast and diverse storehouse is one of the most critical responsibilities that Bexel shoulders. The company’s stock of TRUE Systems Precision 8 mic pres are just the ticket when clients require both phenomenal fidelity and small size, as each unit houses eight channels of ruler-flat, high-gain, mic pres in a...

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Building a Career as a DIY Artist
Sep29

Building a Career as a DIY Artist

Building 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 industry professional. When:  Monday, October 1, 5:00pm –...

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Lil Wayne breaks Elvis Presley’s Billboard Hits record
Sep27

Lil Wayne breaks Elvis Presley’s Billboard Hits record

Lil 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. Of his 109 charted songs, only 42 are led by Lil Wayne; 67 are songs where he is the featured act....

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Studio Makeovers
Sep27

Studio Makeovers

There 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 of room will help them minimize acoustical problems? Manzella: If a client is choosing a...

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

Over 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 tens of millions of album sales.  But it also marked the beginning of a duplicitous financial...

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