2RRR 88.5FM - 2RRR 88.5FM community radio celebrates 30 years as Your Local Sound, giving a voice to all music genres, languages and social groups since 1984.  We celebrate our diverse community groups and the colour that makes up our broadcasting area and that's why we feel everyone deserves to be heard. Support the future of community radio!

 

@A3C #ProAudioExperience - A3C has partnered with iStandard and the SAE Institute of Atlanta to produce #ProAudioExperience [PAE], on Oct 9-11th 2014 located at SAE’s Atlanta campus. Pro-Audio includes workshops, demos, panels, studio sessions, interview and producer competitions from some of the most renowned producers, engineers and DJs in hip-hop. Confirmed Panelists include Organized Noize, DJ Toomp, !llmind, S1, Cardo, Streetrunner & Many More TBA. A3C is now offering 10% off on any @A3C passes to ISC. Take advantage of this fantastic offer with the following code: A3CICP10. For More Info log onto A3Cfestival.com

 

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.

 

Americana Music Association - The Americana Music Association is a professional non-profit trade organization whose mission is to advocate for the authentic voice of American Roots Music around the world. The Association produces events throughout the year including the annual Americana Music Festival and Conference, presented by Nissan, and the critically acclaimed Americana Honors & Awards program. For more information and how to become a member, please visit www.americanamusic.org.

 

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.

 

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.

 

Band Letter - It’s a difficult time to make it as a musician, and Band Letter is all about helping you to navigate these challenging waters and achieve your goals. From designing a great-looking newsletter to helping you come up with content that will keep your fans engaged and excited, we’re here to help you cultivate your fan base.

 

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 - 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 12th 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 Touring Conference & Awards - The Billboard Touring Conference & Awards is the premiere event dedicated to the live music industry. Now in its 11th year, the Billboard Touring Conference features industry-leading programming that informs, educates and provides a forum for promoters, producers, agents, managers, venues, sponsors, marketers, production professionals, merchandisers, digital music executives, ticketing companies, and all touring-related businesses about the industry's latest opportunities and current challenges.

 

Blues Festival Guide - For all your blues festival information, visit BluesFestivalGuide.com. This popular website is published by Blues Festival Guide magazine. 100,000 copies of our award-winning publication are distributed free each April to blues fans throughout US and Canada. Check with your local blues society to get yours, or you can read the magazine in digital format by simply clicking the link on our website. While you are there, be sure to subscribe to our free weekly e-newsletter. Again, that’s BluesFestivalGuide.com – for all your blues news, music and festivals And don’t forget to Like Us on Facebook!

 

Capacity Productions - 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!

 

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.

 

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 past 80 years 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. Celebrate DownBeat’s 80th Anniversary and visit: www.downbeat.com

 

Driven Music Conference - The Driven Music Conference, now in its 4th year, is a direct-connect to music industry professionals. It includes emerging artist showcases, discussions, meet & greets and feedback from music professionals, putting you in a great position for the chance at career advancement.  Featured Panelists include A&R from Epic Records and Atlantic Records, top booking agents, top artist management and more.  Artists, submit now: www.drivenatlanta.com

 

Elmore Magazine - “Saving American Music” since 2004, Elmore Magazine is your award-winning, Blues Hall of Fame-inducted source for music news, reviews, artist interviews, track premieres, feature stories, photography and more. In covering “American music with a history” – rock, blues, roots, country, folk, jazz – Elmore’s contributors include acclaimed musicians such as Martha Reeves, Dave Davies, David Crosby and Donovan, along with such famed photographers as Henry Diltz, Bob Gruen, Mick Rock, Paul Natkin and Danny Clinch. Visit www.elmoremagazine.com daily for the latest content, and subscribe to the E-more, Elmore’s monthly e-newsletter, filled with exclusive content, prizes, contest offers and more.

 

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/.

 

Groove3.com - Groove3.com is the premier online Pro Audio tutorial provider, making exceptional videos about today's DAWs, Plug-ins, Recording, Production, Mixing and Mastering techniques. They feature certified trainers and industry professionals who love to share their knowledge and skills, inspiring you to use your studio tools more efficiently and creatively. Groove3.com also features the best value on the net with their All-Access Web Pass, which gives you instant access to every video on the site, plus any that get added during your membership, starting at a low price of only $15.

 

Headliner Technology - Produce Your Hit Song on an Android Phone Using the Audition Music Recorder. Audition Music Recorder offers some pretty nifty features where music creators can utilize the App’s multitrack recorder to record and play backing tracks, import outside audio files, and mix down tracks to a single file and share takes on various social media outlets. The app hosts an array of numerous features. Headliner Technology’s Audition Music Recorder allows users to capture moments of inspiration like a scratchpad through its intuitive user interface. Just think, while you are sitting on a plane or taking the train or if a creative idea pops in your head while talking on the phone, no need to rush to the studio; just click Record on your phone and create that hit!

 

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.

 

IMFCON - Since 2006, the International Music Festival Conference provides the only annual conference & symposium for music festival professionals and entertainment executives to network, learn from one another, establish partnerships, and understand the latest trends in festival operations.

 

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, global radio, 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.

 

Jazzonline.gr - Jazzonline.gr is the only network devoted exclusively to jazz in Greece by informing and promoting the very best of Jazz  with interviews, articles and news from the Greek and International jazz scene. Jazzonline.gr has its ears and eyes wide open to everything going on about jazz. “Everything one needs to know about jazz is there … Indispensable for professionals and all those with an interest in jazz.“ - Dimos Dimitriadis Ionian University. “A great site for jazz music in Greece with all the international jazz news and events. A must.“ - George Kontrafouris  Jazz Pianist & Organist

 

KevinNottingham.com - KevinNottingham.com was founded in 2007 by Hip Hop enthusiast Kevin Nottingham in an effort to bridge the gap between all forms of Hip Hop.  KevinNottingham.com is one of the premier Hip Hop websites on the net and was was named one of XXL’s 2009 Top 100 Hip Hop Websites and the recipient of the Music Lover Blog of the Year Award from the 2008 SOHH Online Hip Hop Awards. As one of the most popular and well-respected Hip Hop sites online, we deliver only the best in Hip Hop/music reviews, interviews, commentary, and blogs.  KevinNottingham.com is The Underground Hip Hop Authority.

 

Kings of A&R - Kings of A&R is a music industry tip sheet featuring emerging artists. We are listed as a Top 10 trendsetting music blog on Blogs.com and have tipped off industry and the media with best up & coming artists. Throughout the last decade, Kings of A&R has featured hundreds of artists worldwide that landed licensing deals, endorsements, publishing deals, and major record deals with companies including Disney, Lava, Atlantic Records, Universal, Warner Brothers, EMI, Epic, Virgin, Republic, J Records, Island Def Jam, Wind-Up, Roadrunner, Mercury, Interscope, Columbia, RCA, and various indie labels. Kings of A&R has been recognized as a music industry leader by UK’s Financial Times, CNN, Billboard Magazine, Spin Magazine, Rolling Stone Magazine, as well as daily newspapers around the world.

 

Latin Alternative Music Conference - Every Summer, the Latin Alternative Music Conference (LAMC) takes to New York City, filling every corner with vibrant shows by acclaimed and up-and-coming artists alike, insightful talks about the state of the entertainment industry, art openings, movie screenings, and much more. Accounting for its many facets, the New York Times has called the LAMC the “Sundance of Latin Music,” as it brings together artists, industry professionals, media, and fans from all over the world to celebrate, share, and converse about the music that profoundly influences them. For more information please visit www.LatinAlternative.com.

 

Level 11 Media - Level 11 Media is an online content provider providing singers, songwriters, musicians and sound technicians with original and curated content of interest. The three main Level 11 Media Websites are: Live2PlayNetwork.com is for working musicians, DJs, sound and lighting techs. Live2PlayWorship.com focuses on church sound, AV and the performance of praise and worship music. SPLNetwork.com shines the spotlight on professional touring sound engineers and technicians, and the set-ups for major concerts, festivals and other high end performances. Content includes third party gear reviews, behind the scenes at major venues, How-to, tips and tricks and much more.

 

LoMaximo Productions - LoMaximo Productions (#iamLMP) is a leader in Digital Advertising and Entertainment – A company that keeps “its finger on the pulse” of today’s latest trends. Servicing over 15,000 Deejays in their network; with recent monthly analytic reports exceeding the 2 MILLION mark on their site a growing number that has made LMP a “Household Name” – organically becoming the Largest Latin Deejay Pool in the World and the Online-Gateway to the Latino Community. For More Info: www.iamLMP.com | www.LoMaximoProductions.com

 

M Magazine - M magazine is produced by PRS for Music for its 100,000 songwriter, composer and music publisher members, plus the wider music industry.

 

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 - There’s a reason why hit songwriters Gwen Stefani, Rob Thomas, Trent Reznor, David Foster, Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds and many more all use MasterWriter, it is simply the most powerful suite of songwriting tools ever assembled in one program. Why struggle to find the right word when you can have all the possibilities in an instant?  The new version 3.0 is web–based, so you can leave the house empty–handed and access MasterWriter on any computer, tablet or smart phone, wherever you are.  Click Here to learn more.

 

Maverick Country - Maverick magazine is the leading independent country music magazine, embracing the best of country, folk, bluegrass and roots music. Maverick provides a wealth of information and entertainment, harnessed by the collective wisdom and profound industry knowledge of our writers. Renowned for its detailed features, current news, tour dates listings and extensive CD reviews covering both new and re-releases.  Our readers now also enjoy a free CD with each issue, featuring both established and up and coming artists, signed or independent.  Maverick is available from WH Smiths, Barnes and Noble in the US or direct from our website – www.maverick-country.com
   

 

Melbourne Blues Appreciation Society - MBAS is a not-for-profit organization that aims to bring Blues enthusiasts together and support and promote Australian Blues artists locally and overseas. We run functions such as the Youth in Blues project, jam nights 48 weeks of the year and workshops where known artists provide support and guidance for aspiring musicians. Our 'signature event' is the annual Blues Challenge competition where the winner is provided with funding to enable them to compete in the International Blues Challenge (IBC) in Memphis, TN. MBAS membership provides the member with a monthly newsletter and discounts at MBAS functions and affiliated club functions.

 

Mid Atlantic Music Conference - Returning to Charlotte in less than 30 days! The 12th Annual Mid-Atlantic Music Conference is taking place October 3-5, 2014 in Charlotte, NC and will feature performances by 100 artists and bands in multiple venues. Want to take your music career to the next level? Get registered today for your chance to meet industry experts!!! Featured Panelists include Lou Plaia, founder of Reverbnation, and Parish Smith of EPMD - Visit us at www.midatlanticmusic.com

 

Mix Genius - Make your demo shine! You dedicate yourself to developing your sound, your talent, your musical sensibilities. Your demo needs to bring out your very best and give you that WOW factor. LANDR is an intelligent mastering tool that offers a fresh way to professionally master tracks without learning complex software. Just drag and drop your track into LANDR and get a professional quality master in seconds. It will give your demo that final polish to make it really stand out. Friends of ISC can sign up here to receive 2 free months of the LANDR Pro account.  Give your demo the pro treatment for free at LANDR.com.

 

MondoTunes - MondoTunes was created BY musicians FOR musicians and provides the largest digital distribution channel in the world by reaching hundreds of retailers in 100+ countries.  They're also the only independent digital music distributor that provides major label resources for independent artists. Independent artists essentially receive the same distribution channel used by U2, Lady Gaga, One Republic, Pharrell Williams and many other megastars. Additionally, MondoTunes is the only independent distribution company that assists indie artists with their marketing and promotional efforts.

 

MUSEXPO - MUSEXPO 2015 will return to Los Angeles for its 11th edition to continue to foster the imagination, creative business and networking for which this truly international event is recognized. MUSEXPO has helped inspire new ideas, business innovation and the birth and evolution 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. As it has over the past 11 years, MUSEXPO will continue to feature panels and keynotes from industry leaders as well as exclusive showcases from talented artists who span the globe.

 

Music Business Marketplace - Buy or Sell $5 Music Business services for DIY musicians. Musicians can get online marketing & promotion, CD mastering, an album cover design & more.  At Music Business Marketplace, independent music labels, artist, music supervisors, internet marketers, music retailers and Radio stations can perform micro services for another to build their own business, which helps create a stronger music industry. MusicBusinessMarketplace.com

 

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 Machine Shop - Music Machine Shop helps aspiring singer/songwriters, musicians, engineers, and music producers find the right home recording studio equipment, the right advice, and the right inspiration to record and share their music with their fans. We offer easy to set up home studio kits, professional audio equipment, software plugins, and virtual instruments. Along with our music industry partners, we offer real world advice about the gear, the music industry, and the art of music production and audio engineering.

 

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 - The BBC of the music industry, created for and run by music lovers. Music-News.com is an independent publisher which features news, reviews, interviews, competitions, the latest releases and all the gossip from the worldwide music scene, covering a broad spectrum of genres. Launched in October 2003 Music-News.com is updated 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and strives to find a light-hearted but informative angle on breaking music news stories.

 

Music2Deal - Music2Deal is the exclusive network for the music industry – your platform to connect with other professionals from the music industry and to make deals happen! Members are connecting with people of the music industry all around the world, enabling them to establish connections locally and internationally. This possibilities could not be provided by any other existing business community. There thousands professional members in the community who are able to discover and offer artists, music, licenses and vocalists and to find new business contacts on an international level as Music2Deal have more than 20 local representative.

 

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.

 

Musicpage.com - We wanted to let you know about a cool service we have partnered with. Musicpage.com is a private community where nearly 100,000 music industry pros go when they need new artists or music. Musicpage.com features the Music Ops Board or MOB which is basically a jobs board of paying gigs for independent artists and bands. Movies, commercials and TV shows post ads offering thousands of dollars when they need songs to license. Record labels accept demos, managers, producers and agents scout new artists, music festivals use it to book showcase slots. They even run contests giving away thousands of dollars of free instruments, pro audio gear or free studio time. If you are a performer or songwriter, we suggest you check out the Music Ops Board at http://www.musicpage.com/mob

 

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

 

My Record Label - A Music Business Network for Artists Companies and Professionals. Connect with Industry Professionals worldwide. Find out who’s offering jobs or looking for songs in our Pro Opportunities section. Signup for free for Targeted Networking, Free Crowd Funding Campaigns, blogs, music news and more.

 

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. 

 

National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) - NAMM opens its doors to musicians, music lovers, sound and staging professionals in Music City. Attend NAMM’s Music Industry Day on Saturday, July 19 to: demo the gear of tomorrow; check out live performances by TV star Jonathan Jackson and country music artist Greg Bates; network with music industry leaders, designers and artists; and attend workshops to further music and sound careers. Summer NAMM Music Industry Day admission is now available for purchase online.

 

New Bay Media - Looking for great subscription deals? You can get Guitar World, Guitar Player, Bass Player, Guitar Aficionado, Revolver, Electronic Musician, Keyboard, and other amazing music magazines right now at great low rates! Stay in-the-know with coverage of your favorite artists, get the latest reviews on instruments and gear, and take your playing to the next level with lessons and tutorials. Subscribe on your iPad, Nook, Kindle, or Android! The NewBay Online Store Submall has all your favorite magazines on all your favorite digital devices. CLICK HERE to subscribe now and save big!

 

OnlinePianist - Animated piano tutorial application for learning popular songs. OnlinePianist allows you to design your personal learning experience based on your current progress and level. The app includes thousands of popular songs arranged by genres & artists. Available for web and mobile devices.

 

Paper City Music Festival 2014 - 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.

 

Pause&Play - You've just recorded an album; now tell the world about it. That's where Pause & Play comes in. Since 1997, P&P has been the definitive place for music fans to find out when a new album is coming out. Also stay up on the latest reissues and music-related DVD/Blu-rays and books. Entertainment Weekly has included Pauseandplay.com on its list of "The 100 Greatest Web Sites" (one of only 17 music sites to be selected). So, that album you've just recorded...get it listed at Pauseandplay.com!

 

Potomac River Jazz Club - The Potomac River Jazz Club is a non-profit society formed in 1971 to preserve and promote the playing and appreciation of traditional dixieland jazz, a unique American art form. This is the music that originated among black musicians in New Orleans around the turn of the century and migrated up the Mississippi River. It encompasses jazz in this classic form as well as its derivations in Chicago and San Francisco styles plus blues and ragtime music. The PRJC hosts a monthly jazz concert, and sponsor a widely admired and highly successful youth band, the Capitol Focus Jazz Band, which brings talented young musicians between the ages of 15 and 26 under the guidance of an experienced jazz educator to provide them with a grounding in the fundamentals of jazz, as well as specialized training in the traditional New Orleans styles.
Please visit us at http://prjc.org/

 

ProductionHUB - ProductionHUB is an online marketplace that connects businesses with professional content creators to make their projects come to life – from production companies, post houses, and equipment vendors to crew, freelancers & everything in between. Since its inception in 1998, ProductionHUB has been a B2B resource for professionals behind-the-scenes in media & entertainment; but with the popularity of video as a marketing tool, the business world has quickly adapted and ProductionHUB bridges this gap.  Every day, thousands of production professionals of all levels gain new jobs, clients, and projects. ProductionHUB has grown to become the world’s largest and most active production community search site, attracting more than 6 million searches annually.

 

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.

 

scenestr - scenestr is both an Australian pop culture and entertainment web-site and a monthly magazine.  We offer feature artist interviews (including past ISC winners and entrants), festival line-ups, gossip, awesome competitions and heaps more daily — a great way to stay in touch with the Australian music scene and lifestyle down under. We were the first street mag in the country to run with digital flipbooks, we published Australia's highest circulating street mag in 2010/11 and now we're enjoying immense online growth. Proud to be an ISC Australian media partner.

 

Section 101 - Section 101 is the best website building platform for singer-songwriters and musicians.  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.  Section 101 artists include: Jonatha Brooke, Duran Duran, BUSH, Aimee Mann, Rachael Yamagata, Kina Grannis, Pentatonix, Tracy Lawrence and many more.

Section 101 is offering the International Songwriting Competition community a FREE Guided Website Setup + 3 Months of FREE Web Hosting & Customer Care on their Do-It-Yourself website building platform when you signup by October 1, 2014! Let a Section 101 specialist walk you through setting up your website in minutes and answer any questions you may have. In addition, they are offering Free Web Design Help, where their amazing creative team will help you pick out the perfect layout, fonts and colors for your branded website.  It's only $24/month for web hosting and customer care when the offer ends.  Go to Section 101.com and use Promo Code ISC101 to get started.

 

SOCAN - SOCAN is a member-based organization that represents the Canadian performing rights of more than three-million Canadian and international music creators and publishers. SOCAN is proud to play a leading role in supporting the long-term success of its more than 120,000 Canadian members, and the Canadian music industry overall. SOCAN licenses more than 125,000 businesses in Canada, and distributes royalties to its members and music rights organizations around the world. SOCAN also distributes royalties to its members for the use of their music internationally in collaboration with its peer societies. www.socan.ca

 

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.

 

SongRamp - SongRamp has been an online music community since April 2001. The SongRamp community is made up of members who have a passion for music as well as helping others learn, share and grow. The participation and interaction among members has slowly built a family and a place known as "home".  As one of our members said, "It is not about would-be stars, or sales of chart toppers. It's about encouraging, welcoming, and praising every musical effort, be it mediocre or magnificent; it's about nurturing talents!" Come Join Us!

 

Songsalive! - Songsalive!® is the largest international non-profit membership organization and social community for songwriters and composers, since 1997. Songsalive! is run by volunteer songwriters for songwriters and is dedicated to nurturing, support, education and promotion of songwriters and composers worldwide.  Through Songsalive!, songs and songwriters can be accessed by the whole world and when the hunt is on, Songsalive! is a one-stop song shop!  www.songsalive.org

 

SongwriterLink - SongwriterLink is a new songwriting collaboration website that makes finding the perfect co-writer faster than ever before. It’s the only website that uses matching engine technology – the same kind that dating websites use – to help find you exactly the type of songwriters you’re looking for, and lets you instantly collaborate via video chat. Respected publications such as Hypebot, Songwriting Magazine, Boston Magazine, BostInno, and more have already given early praise to SongwriterLink. If you’d like to receive an invitation to join the private beta for free, simply enter your email address at songwriterlink.com.

 

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 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.

 

Soul Traveller Radio - The new free internet radio station is here. Playing All Conscious Music...All the Time. It is time for you to tune in to Soul Traveller Radio. Playing everything from Rock to Kirtan, Gospel to Hip Hop, Signed or Unsigned artists. If you have music that you wish to have played on Soul Traveller Radio, and you think it fits the Conscious Music category, send us either downloadable soundcloud tracks, dropbox links or bandcamp links so we can check it our. Direct any music to radio@soultravellerradio.com. Hear us for yourself. Listen at http://soultravellerradio.com, on iTunes Radio or Tune In for Mobile.

 

Southeast Urban Music Conference - The 10th Annual SUMC Conference will be held July 29th - August 1st at the Doubletree Hotel in Downtown Atlanta, GA. The theme for this year’s conference is “The Business of Urban Entertainment” with a focus on music, film, lifestyle, technology & branding.  New areas of engagement have been added for our attendees such as Artist and Producers Boot Camp, an SUMC Entertainment EXPO, breakout lounges, as well as several informative panels. Awards Luncheons & Dinner Showcases are planned as highlights of this year’s conference. The conference will feature the best in R&B and Hip Hop with our “All the Way Live” concert and several other showcases. Register now for SUMC here.

 

Spreaker - Spreaker is a broadcasting studio that fits in your pocket. Using its web or mobile applications, musicians, podcasters, and audio creators can broadcast their content to listeners all over 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!

 

TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival - Music festivals abound, but one stands out for its innovative and adventurous programming. The TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival has been called “North America’s most comprehensive and consistently rewarding jazz showcase” and “has set the standard for excellence, creativity, and positive energy.” Produced by Coastal Jazz & Blues Society, the Jazz Festival is a colossal event that draws well over half a million people to its 35 indoor and outdoor stages. The Society also produces concerts for the annual Winterruption Festival, numerous year-round concerts and education and outreach programs like TD High School Jazz Intensive and musician workshops. Coastal Jazz supports so much diverse music in the city that it is the foundation of music in Vancouver, inspiring the city’s soundtrack.

 

The Guild of International Songwriters and Composers - The Guild of International Songwriters and Composers is an international songwriting organization which assists its members, being new and established songwriters, composers, lyricists, producers, performers, musicians, singers, djs, poets, publishers, managers, record labels, studios, etc., to all those working in the music industry, Publishers of Songwriting and Composing Magazine since 1986 and working in association with the Panama Music Group of Companies: www.panamamusic.co.uk and Digimix Records Ltd: www.digimixrecords.com.

 

The Orchard - The Orchard is a global music, film and video distribution company and top-ranked Multi Channel Network. Founded in 1997, The Orchard combines a holistic approach to sales and marketing with industry-leading technology and operations, amplifying clients’ reach and revenue across hundreds of digital, physical and mobile outlets around the world, including iTunes, Amazon, Spotify, Deezer, Hulu, Netflix, Xbox, Muve, Best Buy, Walmart, and many more. Its intuitive client dashboard, comprehensive rights management and tailored client support empowers businesses and creators in the full scope of the entertainment industry.

 

TN Jazz & Blues Society - The Tennessee Jazz & Blues Society was founded in 1972 dedicated to “connecting, supporting, and serving jazz & blues.” Based in Middle Tennessee, the TJBS sponsors musical performances and a website, newsletter, and community calendar of upcoming events. Members span a wide range of musical interests, from traditional and mainstream jazz to smooth jazz, acoustic and electric blues, and R&B. Visit our website at www.jazzblues.org for information about membership and upcoming events.

 

Urban Steez - Urbansteez.com is a California based website that represents urban culture as a whole. Urban culture today is the trendsetting culture for music, fashion, art and entertainment. Our focus is to expose all the creative and determined talents flying under the radar, from music talents in hip hop, r&b, and pop, to fashion designers and writers/bloggers. Let us showcase your talents.

 

West Coast Songwriters - ISC $50 discount code: ISCMUSIC for the West Coast Songwriter’s 34th annual Music Conference September 12-14th at Foothill College, Los Altos Hills, CA. Check out all the guests & events HERE. Key Interview: Ken Caillat producer of "Rumours" by Fleetwood Mac, and Colbie Caillat's first two records (his daughter) amongst others. More than 1000 songs reviewed by industry guests.  TV & Film Execs will be there! Work with The Voice” coach Tamara Beatty, or Adam Levine’s coach Steven Memel.  Few music conferences provide such an intimate setting for networking with prominent industry guests.  
Register HERE or for more information call (650) 654-3966.

 

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  

 

Xtra! - Celebrating 30 years, Xtra! has earned respect for reporting on the issues important to gays and lesbians, pick us up on a bi-weekly basis in Toronto and across the GTA for local LGBT news, entertainment and arts coverage. Known for its intelligent mix of news, views, and arts-and-culture coverage, read DailyXtra.com, for the latest queer news, and if you are looking for travel information? With thousands of local listings, pictures, maps, and member comments, Daily Xtra Travel is the ultimate online resource for LGBT travel.

 

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