2013 Americana Music Festival And Conference - Each year, the Americana Music Festival & Conference brings together legendary artists, the next generation of rising stars, industry professionals, and fans for five days of music and education. The event will take place September 18-22, 2013, in Nashville, TN. Conference Registrants receive entrance to all sanctioned daytime conference music, panels and parties, plus priority access to all evening showcase performances. The registration also includes a ticket to the critically acclaimed 12th annual Americana Honors & Awards at the Ryman Auditorium. For more information go to http://americanamusic.org/about-conference.

 

2013 Paper City Music Festival - One of the midwest's most quickly growing independent music festivals. PCMF takes place every Labor Day weekend in Southern Ohio and features 30+ artists spanning many genres all on one stage. Each performer receives undivided attention during their performance because every act is treated as a headliner. In addition to the festival, the PCMF team organizes a summer concert series which brings touring acts to the community in the months leading up to the festival.

 

ALARM Magazine - As one of America’s longest-running rock-‘n’-roll magazines – an industry-revered tastemaker with global influence – ALARM Magazine has uncovered groundbreaking artists and contemporary style since 1995.  With interviews, product profiles, photo essays, behind-the-scenes tours, and much more, we offer uncommon glimpses at the lives and loves of innovative musicians, with personalized editorial on fashion, travel, gear, tattoos, and booze to boot.  Help support awesomeness. Join us.

 

American Blues Scene - American Blues Scene -- the very BEST in blues music news! Your reliable source for interviews, articles, music news, and blues album reviews from all corners of the globe.

 

APRA|AMCOS - APRA|AMCOS work to ensure that composers, songwriters and publishers are rewarded whenever, and wherever, their musical works are played, performed or reproduced. We administer the performing and communication of works for over 72,000 members, and provide support and education services including events, newsletters, grants, advocacy, and our biennial Song Summit event. We also provide Australian & New Zealand music consumers with access to the world’s musical repertoire, through reciprocal agreements with collecting societies worldwide.

 

Audio Rokit Song Submission - Send your music DIRECT to industry gatekeepers and get GUARANTEED feedback!  Audition your songs to top record labels, publishers, film/TV and more. Our state-of-the-art pitching platform is designed to quickly connect your music with top industry reps and more than 200 musicians have secured music deals in the last 10 months! Get started for FREE -  Use the coupon code "isc100" to receive your first month free! http://www.audiorokit.co.uk/

 

Avenue Live - Avenue Live is a mobile music app that helps you to network and connect with local artists, venues, event promoters, music blogs, college radio stations and local music fans. Share music on your mobile stream and sell song downloads, station subscriptions, merch, tickets, and collect tips all in one place. The app is designed for you to be discovered locally. Stay tuned as we gear up for a Spring launch! Visit www.avenuelive.com to receive updates on our progress.

 

Billboard - Billboard is music’s most powerful brand. Across platforms and around the world, Billboard serves diverse constituents – from music’s most passionate fans to the industry’s most influential people. From its award-winning website to its iconic, authoritative weekly publication, Billboard content is consumed by millions of people in more than 100 countries. Billboard and its popular music charts are the primary source of information on trends and innovation in music, serving music fans, artists, top executives, tour promoters, publishers, radio programmers, lawyers, retailers, digital entrepreneurs and many others.

 

Billboard Film & TV Music Conference - October 29-30, 2013. The Hollywood Reporter and Billboard join forces to deliver a cutting-edge, two-day seminar on the role of music in film and television. Now in its 14th year, this Conference offers attendees the unique opportunity to learn from, network and expose their music directly to the best music supervisors, composers, directors, music editors, songwriters and producers in the business. The event also provides a dynamic forum for the exchange of ideas - featuring roundtable discussions, and other networking cocktail parties and sessions.

 

Billboard Latin Music Conference & Awards - April 22-25, 2013. Every year, the biggest names in Latin music come together for the most anticipated event of the year. Now in its 24th year, the Conference unites the most extraordinary people in the world of Latin music and entertainment - including the industry's hottest artists, major record label execs, cutting-edge brand marketers, national radio programmers, world-renowned producers, digital music execs - and more. Confirmed speakers include Gloria Estefan, Carlos Vives, and others. Join Billboard and celebrate and explore the issues that make this the most exciting industry in the world. Use code ISC13 and save. www.billboardlatinconference.com.

 

Capacity Productions - CAPACITYPRODUCTIONS.NET - Legitimate Promotions for Facebook, Twitter & more! Over 15 years of business & experience! We can get you 1000's of Likes on FACEBOOK! We can get you 1000's of Followers on TWITTER! We can get you 1000's of Views & Friends on YOUTUBE! We can get you 1000's of RADIO PLAYS and more! Come make us part of your team today and lets get to work! http://capacityproductions.net/

 

Chartburst - Chartburst is a unique new service that connects unsigned musicians with major record labels, top Producers and Artist Management companies for deal consideration, feedback and mentorship opportunities. We're the first and only service that's dedicated to to putting unsigned artists in front of talent scouts at Sony, Warner, Universal, Atlantic plus many more and do this in a novel way; utilising public opinion to compile music charts. The top five tracks in each chart are then forwarded (on a monthly basis) to top music brands. We're here to change things and are proud to be, 'The world's first crowd-sourced talent discovery platform'.

 

CIRAA - The Canadian Independent Recording Artists' Association (CIRAA) is Canada's only national not-for-profit organization dedicated exclusively to Canadian independent recording artists. Like all artists, Canada's independent recording artists are a valuable resource and an important part of our cultural fabric. CIRAA is working to ensure that there are fair policies within Canada's music industry with respect to independent recording artists, and is providing educational tools to help Canadian recording independent artists be well-equipped to navigate the new music industry paradigm.

 

CMJ Music Marathon - CMJ Music Marathon, 33 years running, is one of the world’s most important platforms for the discovery of new music. Throughout one week every October, CMJ features over 1,400 live performances in more than 80 of New York City’s greatest nightclubs and theaters. 120,000 artists, music fans, and industry insiders descend on the city for exclusive parties, over 100 cutting edge conference events featuring industry insiders, an Entertainment Business Law Seminar and College Day, a mixer designed especially for college and non-commercial radio programmers. All attendees have full access to every aspect of the festival, the world’s largest for emerging music, Oct 15 – 19, throughout storied locations in Manhattan and Brooklyn.

 

DigSin -   DigSin is a music company with an artist friendly vision focusing on how music fans are consuming music instead of how we wished they did. DigSin releases singles to subscribers for free, markets the releases directly to targeted fans to maximize exposure. DigSin uses aggressive strategies and analytics to find only those fans and blogs that would care about the music. Growing your music by gaining true fans first. What a concept! DigSin’s unique strategies are paying off with their artists getting thousands of downloads, hundreds of thousands of YouTube plays, and even radio play completely unsolicited! It’s a smart, bold play ensuring that the right audience hears your best music.

 

Dizzyjam - Dizzyjam is an online service that allows independent bands, DJs, labels, musicians and venues to create and sell merchandise without any cost at all.

 

DownBeat - There are many roads to jazz, as any collection of fans will demonstrate. But for many of those fans, whose age today can fall anywhere between 10 and 80, that road has been paved with issues of DownBeat magazine. Over the decades it has instructed, recommended, criticized, praised, condemned, advocated and, in the aggregate, honored the most dynamic American music of the twentieth century. Each issue of DownBeat includes interviews with the greatest musicians on the planet – Everyone from Wynton Marsalis to Diana Krall, Herbie Hancock to Wayne Shorter, Robert Glasper to Esperanza Spalding. Millions have been led to records and artists on the strength of a DownBeat review, news tip, or profile. It has shaped young tastes in need of guidance and challenged older ones in need of a wake-up call.

 

Driven Music Conference - Sept 26 - 29, 2013 the Driven Music Conference connects artists and music fans with top professionals in the music business.  Artists of all genres have a chance to advance their careers at panel discussions including Warner Bros. Records Director of A&R Alex Wilhelm, New Found Glory Manager Fred Croshal, A&R for Razor & Tie Records (40+ million units sold) Dylan Chenfeld, A&R for Glassnote Records (Mumford & Sons) Sean Glass, Alternative Press Managing Editor Scott Heisel, Artist Manager for The Working Group Management (Never Shout Never) Mike Bachta and more.  Artists: Submit music now at www.drivenatlanta.com

 

EmuBands - EmuBands is a powerful, yet simple to use, low-cost digital music distribution service that allows artists and record labels to get their music on the World’s leading digital retailers like iTunes, Spotify, Amazon MP3 and many others, for just a simple, one-time fee.

 

FanDistro - The FanDistro music distribution platform presents a revolutionary model that is taking fan recommended discovery to a new level by giving fans the opportunity to help a charity by sharing music.

 

Freak Music - Freak Music are one of the UK's leading entertainment agencies, providing live musicians and bands for corporate events, festivals and weddings. Acts can apply to join their books here and be sure to show them some love on Facebook. Check out their huge selection of live entertainment at http://freakmusic.co.uk/.

 

Illinois Entertainer - Illinois Entertainer - Smashing Pumpkins. Kanye West. Common. Twister. Hawthorne Heights. Fall Out Boy. Chicago's legendary Illinois Entertainer (IE) was one of the first magazine's in Chi-Town to cover and offer critical insight on these Windy City homegrown acts. Bottom line, IE has reviewed over 17,000 local demos and local bands since our inception in 1975. No other regional music magazine covers regional music like IE.

 

Indie-Music.com - Where Serious Musicians Surf since 1996. Serving music creators and the industry that supports them, Indie-Music.com posts the latest news on how to make and market your music, what tools make you shine, and who has a buzz going on. Check in for your daily music industry fix.

 

Jazz Monthly - JazzMonthly.com is an online publication of interviews, reviews, news and entertainment covering all genres of Jazz. Our “Features" provide an insight into the experiences, efforts and opportunities of artists and their rise to recognition in the field of Jazz.  Also featured, are industry professionals that have made major contributions in shaping and re-shaping the music world as we see it today. The “Jazz Teachers Directory” and “Jazz Clubs” pages are listed by State, so you are just clicks away from a local Masterclass or Event!   Daily updates on: Breaking News, New Jazz Releases, and more! JazzMonthly.com – Jazz At Its Best!

 

Jazziz - For nearly 30 years, award winning JAZZIZ has evolved into a hybrid of quarterly print magazine with 2 audio discs in each issue and a robust website with monthly interactive digital editions—where jazz fans can listen to music and watch videos with the click of a mouse. Our motto, is to always bring “art to your ears”. We feature your favorite artists, such as Bob Mintzer, Esperanza Spalding, Lee Ritenour, Hiromi, David Sanborn, Miles Davis, Norah Jones and many more. See for yourself, click here to try JAZZIZ for free.

 

Loopmasters - Loopmasters Officially launched early in 2003 with the aim of producing flexible sample libraries for producers and musicians who required top quality playing from seasoned professionals to integrate into and inspire their music. It is the #1 website dedicated to providing 100% Royalty Free Sample Libraries for Producers Worldwide from the best Sample Labels on the Planet. Loopmasters sounds consistently appear in everything from top club hits to major brand advertisements, film scores and everything in between. The royalty-free nature of Loopmasters sounds means that, once purchased, a buyer has full rights to do with them as they please.

 

Marquee Magazine - The Marquee — where Coloradans look for music. Marquee Magazine is Colorado's only music-only magazine that covers everyone from the local artists in the coffee shops and bars to the national and international touring acts that play venues like the famed Red Rocks Amphitheater. In print and online since 2003, The Marquee is a free and independent publication that produces 25,000 copies per month. In addition to features on the artists playing each month, The Marquee also has the most comprehensive concert calendar of the Colorado music scene.  

 

Mary4Music - Mary4Music - Since 1998, Mary4Music.com has been the go to site for all things Blues and Indie music related. Here, keep track of record labels, blues festivals, societies, clubs, and blues radio shows. The site lists musician services, including - publicists, managers, agents, promoters, distribution, and studios; Blues CD and show reviews; Indie & Blues bands directory. Check out the gift shop with music related items, including: wooden puzzle boxes, jewelry, keychains, scarves, guitar air-fresheners, snow globes, etc. Recently, Mary4Music.com was honored for its commitment to promoting blues music by being the recipient of the Blues Foundation's 2011 "Keeping The Blues Alive" Award.

 

MasterWriter - Best of Show Winner at MacWorld Expo and the recipient of rave reviews in every major music magazine, MasterWriter is the most powerful suite of songwriting tools ever assembled in one program and is used by some of the world's most successful songwriters. Gwen Stefani, Rob Thomas, Babyface Edmonds, David Foster, Kenny Loggins and Jeffrey Steele are just a few of the leading songwriters that use MasterWriter. In a business that only rewards the exceptional, MasterWriter will take your songwriting to a new level. Visit masterwriter.com, take the MasterWriter tour and see for yourself.

 

Maverick Country - Maverick is a country music publication, respected for its quirkiness and strong belief in supporting new trends, whilst offering detailed features on the artists that originally honed country music internationally. The magazine specialises in in-depth interviews spanning country, bluegrass, Americana, folk and roots music acts. In addition Maverick prides itself on its informative CD reviews and is fortunate to have a raft of worldwide committed contributors. Widely regarded as the leading, most influential and relevant country music magazine in the marketplace, statistics prove a large cross-section of the Maverick readership are professionals, whilst the majority is made up of musicians, artists and general music fans and enthusiasts.  

 

MEOW Con - MEOW Con is an annual gathering of the tribes – an interactive forum designed to address the needs and challenges of women working in the music industry today. MEOW Con brings together musicians, journalists, academics, students, bloggers, filmmakers and industry professionals in all musical genres for two days and three nights of education and networking opportunities, all under one roof in Austin, Texas, the live music capital of the world. You will enjoy a wide variety of musical performances, panel discussions, film screenings, mentor sessions and workshops as well as product demos, the Image Alley Trade Show and much more.

 

MUSEXPO - Next year MUSEXPO Los Angeles celebrates 10 years of imagination and creative business that has been born over the decade at this truly international event! The highly respected event will take place April 6 - 9, 2014. MUSEXPO has helped inspire new ideas, business innovation, and the birth of other “internationally focused” music events, which has truly influenced the world of music to become a better place for artists, fans and industry alike. MUSEXPO 2014 will also be honoring legendary songwriter, Diane Warren as the International Music Person Of The Year. Contact Tyler (tyler@anrworldwide.com) for a special ISC discount.

 

Music Connection - Music Connection magazine is a veteran trade magazine that has been referenced as "The Musician's Bible." In the scene for over 34 years, MC provides key support for up-and-coming musicians that are looking for guidance, industry contacts, songwriting tips, promotion and more. From its unique vantage point, Music Connection sets its sights on every aspect of the business, from decision-making in corporate towers to performing in small clubs. Whether offering expert tips on raw survival or the factors contributing to breakthrough success, MC examines and defines the realities of music making.

 

Music Feeds - Music Feeds delivers up to the minute news, reviews and video on both the local and global music scene. With a strong link to the Independent scene in Australia, Music Feeds ensures that their audience engage with the most relevant content – gig news, album reviews, events and festivals and latest releases. MusicFeedsTV features video interviews and live performances by touring national and international artists to their legion of 18-34 year olds fans that are educated yet experimental and creative.

 

Music Together - Offer Music Together classes in your community. Do you love children and music? Want to put your music skills and creativity to work? Introduce young children and their families to music by offering Music Together classes in your community. After participating in our teacher training, you may apply for a license to become the director of an independent Music Together center. With low start-up costs and extensive business support, many hundreds of songwriters, parents, educators, and musicians, have become successful center directors since 1987. Intrigued by the idea of growing your own music business? Come work—and sing and play—with us! Visit www.musictogether.com/Songwriters to learn more.

 

Music Victoria - Music Victoria is the not-for-profit contemporary music industry peak body for Victoria, Australia; an independent, non-partisan and non-government association established to support and represent the Victorian music industry across all genres. Music Victoria provides advocacy on behalf of the music industry; offers professional development for musicians and industry workers; actively supports the development of the music community; and celebrates and promotes Victorian music.

 

Music-News.com - Music-News.com features news, reviews, interviews, competitions, the latest releases and all the gossip from the worldwide music scene, covering an eclectic range of genres 365 days a year. Launched in October 2003, Music-News.com has built a dedicated following within the online community. Updated 24 hours a day Music-News.com strives to find a light-hearted but informative angle on breaking music news stories. “Like” Music-News.com’s Award Winning facebook page and be entered into a drawing to win 1000 CDs including rare, signed and promotional copies: http://www.facebook.com/musicnewsweb

 

MusicGorilla - MusicGorilla is a leading commercial marketplace for independent musicians and their work. We combine our passion for music, commitment to the independent movement and deep roots in the entertainment industry to help hundreds of artists get their songs heard and licensed by labels, music publishers and players in the television, film, advertising and Web/gaming industries. Unlike other licensing marketplace sites, MG doesn't take any part of your deal. Artists take advantage of unlimited free submissions for music and songwriting placement opportunities, and receive the opportunity to play live in our frequent major label showcases and get feedback on their performances.

 

Musicians Page - Join Musicians Page to find music jobs instantly, showcase your talent and start getting contacts. It is free to join and over 10,000 professional musicians have joined already... what are you waiting for?

 

Musicpage.com - Musicpage.com is the social network for the music industry. Membership is free, but is limited to musicians or music industry professionals with verifiable music industry skills and experience. Our goal is to connect artists and songwriters with music pros or businesses that are actively looking for new artists or songs to work with. We have helped HUNDREDS of artists get booked into music festivals, license their music for use in movies or TV shows, submit demos to record labels, find agents, managers, producers and more. IF YOUR LOOKING FOR A MUSIC INDUSTRY GIG, WE HAVE THOUSANDS!

 

MUZU.TV - MUZU.TV is an online music video site with the largest legal catalogue of music videos available on the web licensed by all 3 major record labels and the independent sector. Content includes concerts, music videos, interviews, music documentaries and more. The music catalogue now stands at 130,000 videos. MUZU.TV also powers music video solutions on Microsoft Xbox, Samsung and Sony Internet TV's along with the largest European sites including: The Guardian, Channel 4: music channels, Mail Online, Prisa, Group, Libero, The Telegraph, NME, Rolling Stone, Metacafe, MTG Group. MUZU.TV generates revenue through premium video advertising. Artists, labels, festivals, broadcasters and all music content owners get a 50/50 share of the advertising revenue generated from plays of their videos on and off the MUZU.TV site. Fair trade for music! MUZU.TV: www.muzu.tv | facebook.com/muzutv | twitter.com/muzutv

 

Nashville Music Guide - Nashville Music Guide is an online and print publication based out of Nashville, Tenn. Our main focus since 1995 has been to promote the independent, unsigned/undiscovered, new talent hitting the Nashville music scene. We are constantly expanding our distribution as well as continuously adding media delivery solutions to better serve your music marketing needs. Check us out for all the latest news in the music industry as we continue our efforts in publicizing singers, musicians, and writers to music row and beyond. 

 

Pick The Band - Pick the Band is the first totally online record label run by the fans for the fans. Created as an alternative to the traditional method of signing and promoting bands, Pick the Band is dedicated to preserving the relationship created by the fans and the artists they love by allowing the fans to have a say in how the artist they love is promoted and marketed. Fans pick the single, design the artwork and make the videos. Fan perks include trips to music festivals, studio access, backstage passes, and more. Pick The Band supports contest winners by offering record deals, industry showcases, collaborations with major producers, funding recordings, promotion, and distribution. Please visit: http://www.picktheband.com.

 

Radio Airplay - Get Your Songs Played to Millions of Internet Radio Listeners! RadioAirplay.com plays your music to a very large and real audience on sites like Jango.com, and you get to decide exactly who hears it.  If your music is similar to Eminem, your songs are played to listeners of stations playing Eminem.  If you sound more like Rihanna, you can target those stations instead.  Once your music starts playing for the listeners you have targeted, Radio Airplay gives you detailed, daily reports on the things you care about: plays, likes, fans, and more.  Basically, we play your music to the people most likely to become your fans.

 

REDEFINE Magazine - REDEFINE magazine is dedicated to creating boundary-blurring arts and music journalism that inspires conscious growth. Through the use of multi-disciplinary feature articles, community-minded events, and graphical web layouts, we focus on the importance of the arts beyond merely aesthetics. We explore how they influence and are influenced by other walks of life, like charity work, literature, philosophy, science, spirituality, and politics — all with the hope of creating a broad and thought-provoking platform that inspires positive change.

 

Section 101 - Section 101 offers the best artist website designs and features at one low monthly cost. The Section 101 platform gives artists the ability to create their own beautiful, effective and easy-to-use websites complete with social media and ecommerce integration, design flexibility, ease of use in uploading music, videos and photos, and superior customer support.  Their Free best in class Do-It-Yourself website building offering is the perfect solution for the emerging and established artist. Section 101 artists include:Duran Duran, BUSH, Aimee Mann, Rachael Yamagata, Teddy Geiger, Kina Grannis, Pentatonix, Tracy Lawrence and many many more.

  • Section 101 is offering the International Songwriting Competition community a 60 day free trial of the Section 101 Do It Yourself website building services!  In addition, they are offering a Free Design Consult if you sign up by November 30th, 2013. Go to www.Section101.com and use code ISC101 to get started.

 

SOMA Magazine - Hailed internationally as the voice and vision of independent, avant-garde arts, fashion, culture and design for 27 years, SOMA Magazine has cultivated immense organic appeal and forged its place within the thriving creative industries and communities the world over. The most talented, provocative and revered photographers, fashion designers, graphic designers, architects, actors, models, musicians, screenwriters, and filmmakers are among SOMA’s vast and varied captive audience of trend setting creative professionals, to whom SOMA, in its very essence, is always attuned and inextricably tied. SOMA’s iconic status and credibility with this demographic makes it uniquely qualified to bring together the most spectacular, creative industry figures with the world’s next design icons.

 

Songwriters Association of Canada - The Songwriters Association of Canada (S.A.C.) provides a wealth of resources, services and networking opportunities to help songwriters develop their craft and expand their impact.  Members can take advantage of "The Song Vault," a song registration service, as well as online Song Assessments, Song Pitch opportunities, Regional Writers Groups, Bluebird North showcases, and workshops that happen online and across the country.  In addition, the S.A.C. plays an active role in advocating for the rights of songwriters.  Make an investment towards the development of your craft and career as a songwriter, visit www.songwriters.ca - we look forward to hearing your songs!  

 

Songwriting Business - Learn how to make money from your music. How many great songwriters don’t ever realize their full potential? Songwriting Business is the world leader in teaching songwriters how to monetize their craft. Sick of being a struggling artist? Confused about how to make real money from your songwriting? Songwriting Business offers a whole community of songwriters, includes help about improving your craft, and even feedback on your songs from professional songwriters from all around the world. Come over to songwritingbusiness.com if you are serious about making your living from your songs.  

 

Songwriting Magazine - Songwriting is an online magazine aimed at songwriters and at lovers of song-led music – of all genres. We take advice from successful songwriters, producers and industry experts to provide you with tips, techniques, ideas and inspiration to keep the music flowing, from writing lyrics and melodies to advice on how to promote yourself on social media and beyond. Plus you’ll find interviews with big name artists and rising stars, and reviews of new releases from pop to hip-hop to soul to folk. Visit www.songwritingmagazine.com to see for yourself and become a part of the Songwriting community...

 

Soundrop - Soundrop is redefining the social listening experience, allowing fans to create playlists together and chat in real time, and artists and songwriters to meaningfully engage with fans around music. Whether you're using our Spotify desktop app, Facebook app, play.soundrop.fm, or our new mobile app, Soundrop is the perfect way to connect with others around music. Anyone can create and promote a room -- just log on to discover how!

 

Spreaker - Spreaker is a broadcasting studio that fits in your pocket. You can talk, add sound effects, add a base, and broadcast live from anywhere in the world.

 

StarNow.com - Kick-start your music career with StarNow: StarNow is the world’s leading auditions and jobs website for musicians. As a member, you can apply to auditions and jobs on the site, be scouted in our Talent Directory, and work with some of the biggest names in the industry. Ready to turn the dial up to 11? Join at www.starnow.com and get discovered today!

 

Target Audience Magazine - Target Audience Magazine is an online, quarterly publication promoting independent artists of all genres - musicians, artists, writers, film-makers, and all entrepreneurs.  Through encouraging our readers to find a voice for marketing, and the methods for connecting to their desired audience, we promote creativity. Our hope is that through education those struggling to make it in the arts will draw inspiration from those who have succeeded, and continue the circle so that art may reward writing and all disciplines may cross-inspire. Once you find your voice as a passionate, creative soul, express yourself and find your target audience.

 

The FADER - The FADER is the definitive voice of emerging music and the lifestyle that surrounds it. Through in-depth reporting and a distinct street sensibility, The FADER aggressively covers the most dynamic breadth of music and style emanating from the fringes of the mainstream to the heart of the underground. The FADER is the authority on what’s next.

 

The Music Producers Guild - The Music Producers Guild is a community of producers and engineers who are passionate about making and recording music. We run industry related networking events and professional user group meetings. We talk to government and all areas of the music business on matters of importance and benefit to our members. The annual MPG Awards celebrate the achievements of the best of music production talent. Membership is open to all producers, engineers, mixers, re-mixers, mastering engineers – in fact, everyone who is excited about music production. www.mpg.org.uk

 

The Secret Place - The Secret Place has its own special niche in the realm of worship music, capturing a sound that is creatively fresh and unique. Deep calls to deep in these passionate outpourings of a soul in pursuit of God. These songs are not "state-of-the-art" recordings, they are "state-of-the-heart" recordings. They are not polished performances, they are prayer in song - straight from the heart and sure to capture yours. With an emphasis on intimacy and simplicity, these songs are sure to capture your heart, and leave you with an enduring sense of His presence, and a hunger for more.

 

TheGrill 2012 - TheGrill is the only high level forum for discussing the transformational forces in our changing entertainment industry. The entertainment industry is hungry for thought leadership. The conversation about where and how entertainment will meet the challenge of the digital age must be centered in Hollywood, right at the top of the pyramid with you. TheGrill brings together the most innovative thinkers and commanding voices at the intersection of entertainment, media, and technology. We'll examine the future of the entertainment industry as the digital age continues to transform the way content is created, distributed and consumed.  

 

True Skool - True Skool is an event, music and lifestyle marketing company whose mission is to “preserve the legacy of hip hop”.  Our website, TrueSkool.com serves an urban music entertainment guide and social network that covers hip hop, soul, reggae concerts & events, progressive music, artists, videos, culture & politics.  Since 1999, True Skool has cultivated a strong following and has established a respected brand for top notch events featuring world class talent and emerging artists. Among the list of pioneers and legends True Skool has featured include: Dj Premier, Grandmaster Flash, and Jazzy Jeff, to name a few.  Over the years, True Skool has grown into a marketing company targeting the niche urban market. http://www.trueskool.com

 

TuneCore - TuneCore, the premier digital music distributor, now offers Publishing Administration that is leading the way by making worldwide royalty collection available to all U.S. and International songwriters. For an affordable one-time fee, TuneCore will globally register all of your compositions and collect royalties from downloads, streams and other revenue-generating sources from over 60 countries. We also offer Synch Licensing Service. TuneCore’s in-house Creative Department will shop your compositions for TV, film and video placements with our Synch & Master Licensing database made available to Film and TV Supervisors. Join the 12,000+ songwriters who are using TuneCore Publishing Administration.

 

Ubetoo - Most labels take a major part of each item you sell, usually more than 80 percent of your money. How fair is that? With Ubetoo Music Distribution you get the best deal; we’re giving you up to 100 percent of your royalties earned on more than 500 online music stores around the globe! Ubetoo charges a small start fee and a small annual subscription fee instead to finance our administration, development and customer support.

 

WOMEX - WOMEX is "The most important international professional market of world music of every kind. This international fair brings together professionals from the worlds of folk, roots, ethnic and traditional music and also includes concerts, conferences and documentary films. It contributes to networking as an effective means of promoting music and culture of all kinds across frontiers."
UNESCO Global Alliance for Cultural Diversity

Made in Berlin and travelling in Europe: The 18th edition of WOMEX in Thessaloniki, Greece, in October 2012 saw over 2,200 delegates from more than 90 countries, 600 exhibitors, a full conference programme and a showcase festival presenting 61 acts on 8 stages. www.womex.com  

 

YMP Music - YMP Music is designed to sell, promote, and connect artist to fans. We even offer resources for artist to learn and create. Get your FREE profile today. Members take advantage of our media services, classes, festivals and so much more. Get all the things you need from our network of producers, teachers, engineers, industry professionals, and artists.

 

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