2012 Americana Music Festival And Conference - AMERICANA MUSIC FEST COMING TO NASHVILLE Sept. 12-15 will mark the 13th annual Americana Music Festival and Conference in Nashville TN. One Hundred artists over four days including: Bonnie Raitt, Booker T. Jones, Richard Thompson, Punch Brothers, Brandi Carlile, Kasey Chambers, John Hiatt, and many many more. The daytime conference will offer three days of informative workshops and panels making it a must attend event for anyone interested in the business of music. For complete information visit www.americanamusic.org
AAA Backstage - AAA Backstage is an independent online resource showcasing local music and culture in Australia as well as national and international music new, events and interview. AAA Backstage provides readers with up to date information regarding upcoming tours, gigs and festivals around the country. Here at AAA Backstage we are dedicated to promoting and supporting all events, tours and backstage news from the Australian Music Industry and its international associates.
ALARM Magazine - Since 1995, ALARM Magazine has delved the depths of independent rock to deliver smart, in-depth coverage of groundbreaking and experimental artists. Its enthusiastic approach, accessible writing, and clean design have made it a favorite among consumers and industry insiders alike. More importantly, ALARM is ingrained in its readers’ everyday lives. Its dedication to celebrating the passionate and spirited rock-’n’-roll way of life, as well as uncovering the best and most cutting-edge contemporary artists, is the foundation of its diversified content. ALARM’s opinionated, yet inviting, cultural coverage connects with our readers’ desire to be in the know of the latest aspirational trends.
Alternative Press - ALTERNATIVE PRESS was started 27 years ago with the goal of being the definitive source for what was happening in the underground music scene. From its early days as a four-page fold-over fanzine distributed at punk-rock shows to the ambitious production values and international distribution it enjoys today, AP has consistently been on the forefront of breaking new artists. Beyond the magazine, AP has successfully expanded its brand through such avenues as the AP Tour, the AP iPad app, Altpress.com, tour programs, retail music guides and more. No matter which platform, AP prides itself on continuing to offer fans insight to the latest trends and hottest bands first.
Alternative Revolt Magazine - Alternative Revolt is a premier music magazine developed around the idea of "keeping it real". We know how hard musicians work to create a name for themselves, and we're here to expedite! Designed as a way for Independent and Major Label artists to attain & maintain credibility and respect without being confined by the boundaries of today's mainstream media, Alternative Revolt allows for its featured artists to gain recognition and perpetuate reverence in the music industry. Alt Revolt truly gives artists an outlet; a way for them to speak their minds and share the trials & tribulations of a rock n' roll lifestyle. -- No Bullshit. Just Rock.™
Amalgamation Magazine - Amalgamation is an Industry Quarterly Publication highlighting the Music and Entertainment industry, and the professionals who run it. The magazine is free to its elite mailing list of ‘industry professionals’ and can be downloaded in its entirety at www.amalgamationmag.com
American Blues News - American Blues News is the online magazine dedicated to the celebration and promotion of the blues genre. We are the web’s ultimate window on who’s hot and what’s new in the Blues music world. American Blues News offers daily, current blues news, detailed stories, interviews, CD and DVD reviews as well as up close and personal photographic experiences. With journalists in New York, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Memphis, Chicago, Cincinnati, St. Louis, Houston and L.A., American Blues News captures the sights and sounds of the roots music movement. AMERICAN BLUES NEWS: BLUES THEN. BLUES NOW. BLUES EVERYDAY.
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 Rhythm Music Magazine - Americana Rhythm Music Magazine, published in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia since 2005, is a bi-monthly publication that reaches over 8,000 enthusiastic and loyal readers in the Eastern part of the US, and nationally via our digital Internet presence. Our mission is simple; promote the culture of Americana music, its fans, its musicians, its venues, and its history. If you're passionate about your love for Americana, Bluegrass, Folk, Roots, Blues, Old-Time, Mountain, String based music, you gotta check us out! You can preview an issue and find out more at out site at www.AmericanaRhythm.com. You can subscribe at our site.
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 - 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/
Banter Media - Banter Zine is an online alternative music magazine based in the UK specialising in video interviews but also covering news, reviews, upcoming releases and music videos. Banter Zine is one of the UK's top alternative magazines with their video interviews including artists such as Andrew WK, Tom Delonge, Four Year Strong, Vinnie Caruana, Lights and more. Banter Zine is a part of Banter Media which is a video production company, recording studio and new media house based in Manchester, UK. Banter also run alt-pop/punk label Banter Music from their studio in Manchester.
BIGSOUND - BIGSOUND, now in its 11th year, has a reputation as the best and most relevant music industry event in Australia. Produced by QMusic, the three-day BIGSOUND conference program has a substantial reputation around the world for its cutting edge topics and down to earth approach in tackling issues in what is one of the world’s most rapidly changing industries. BIGSOUND Live will see 120 bands over 12 venues for one of the most exciting industry festivals and showcases in the Southern Hemisphere. BIGSOUND 2012 will be held on the 12-14th September. More info on www.bigsound.org.au
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 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.
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!
Blues Matters! - BLUES MATTERS! - The International Award winning Blues magazine where you can read great interviews with known and upcoming artists from all over, get the best CD review section around and gig/festival reports plus features, news and so much more. Currently bi-monthly with132 full colour pages and convenient A5 size for portability and to be easily collectable and used for reference. For regular chunks of ‘The Blues without the blinkers!’ all you have to do is subscribe now at: www.bluesmatters.com and support the genre that really matters! (available in print or digital form)
Blurt Magazine - Often cited as the “Mojo of the US” Blurt Magazine (formerly Harp Magazine) raises the bar for modern music and entertainment magazines by combining insightful features, irreverent interviews, relentless reviews, and first class-design standards. Covering everything from punk to bluegrass, garage to indie rock, Blurt sets the bar for quality with real music, real artists and real opinions with an earnest and honest approach without an snobby attitude that can sometimes be prevalent in music media.
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/
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.
ClubCreate - ClubCreate stands at the intersection of music, technology and culture providing free, web-based music creation tools for the masses. ClubCreate breaks down the barriers to music creation providing Brands with unique ways to engage new customers. We have worked with top global brands such as Microsoft, MOG, Myspace and Vodafone to create these unique experiences that help promote brand awareness via music.
CMJ Music Marathon & Film Festival - CMJ Music Marathon & Film Festival will once again invade NYC from October 16 – 20, 2012. Over 5 nonstop days and nights, the world's most important platform for the discovery of new music will showcase more than 1,300 artists, feature 90+ industry panels and seminars, and screen dozens of cutting-edge films in over 80 of the city's premier venues.
Country Music Is Love - CountryMusicIsLove.com is the #1 independently owned country music blog on the web. Since its inception in July 2008, the website has been updated multiple times daily with up-to-the-minute country music news, album reviews, giveaways, and much more. CountryMusicIsLove was the Official Country Music Blogger for the 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards. Follow CMIL on Twitter - @cmilove and check back to www.countrymusicislove.com daily for the latest country music happenings.
Crave Online - CraveOnline (www.craveonline.com) is one of the premiere lifestyle destinations for young men ages 18-34 featuring video, movies, TV, music, sports, games, cars, humor and more. As one of the fastest growing destinations on the web and the recipient of four 2011 Digiday Video Awards, CraveOnline attracts 19 million unique visitors per month (December 2012, Comscore). CraveOnline strives to get users the most up-to-date and coolest content on the web. For advertisers, CraveOnline produces custom, integrated media programs that leverage rich media, video, mobile and social in ways that allow the marketing message to be an uninterrupted part of the user experience. Recent brand advertisers include Schick, Wrigley, IKEA, Universal, LG, Nikon, Coke, Pepsi, Unilever. The company is based in Los Angeles with sales offices in New York, Chicago, San Francisco, and Toronto CraveOnline is part of AtomicOnline (www.atomiconline.com), the publishing division of Evolve Media Corp.
Deuce Management & Promotion - Deuce Management & Promotion has established itself as one of the leading companies to offer services to unsigned/newly signed bands and artists worldwide. With a growing reputation of being at the forefront of the best new music on the scene and with its idyllically placed office in London, they aim to ensure bands and artists are offered ways and means to get their music heard to wider audiences. More information on Deuce Management & Promotion can be found at www.deucemp.com and www.facebook.com/deuceradioshow or you can email Rob Saunders at email@example.com with a link to your music for a FREE evaluation.
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.
Ditto Music - Ditto Music offers the best service, and the best deal in the business. As an artist, you'll pay a small upfront fee to get your music into hundreds of online stores including iTunes, Spotify, Amazon, and eMusic. You can also set up a record label, become eligible for charts all over the world, sell your work on pre-release, and take advantage of other great Ditto features. Most importantly, you'll keep the rights to your music and 100% of the royalties that your music generates.
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. 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 - The Driven Music Conference returns to Atlanta, Georgia Oct 5 - 7, 2012! Warner / Chappell Music A&R Marc Wilson, NBC TV's The Voice Talent Producer Peter Cohen, Alternative Press / AP Tour CEO & Founder Mike Shea, major and indie label A&R, top producers and more are among the Featured Panelists. Artists: Submit your music now at www.drivenatlanta.com to be considered for a Showcase Performer spot. Sponsors and Vendors: Reach the Driven Music Conference crowd. For a list of options, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Electronic Musician - Electronic Musician is the #1 resource for musicians who want to record, produce, and perform better music. EM finds the top artists and producers — as well as all the musical trendsetters — and gets them to advise, mentor, and detail their craft. As a result, Electronic Musician defines the technology, techniques, and creativity that today’s musicians need to stay at the top of their game—both in their home studios and onstage.
Eyeball Media - Eyeball Media publishes a network of print titles, web-sites and social media portals with relevant and engaging content, created for people 16-35. Our DNA includes publishing Scene Magazine, a pace-setting Queensland street press every week since 1993; as well as in Victoria during the early 2000s. Then, there were more Scene Magazines on the streets of Australia than any other street title. Nationally, we publish Junior, Australia's highest circulating street mag, last audited at 81,450 copies.
Flux Magazine - FLUX is a spirited, independent fashion, music and arts magazine. Launched as a fanzine in Manchester in 1997, it evolved into a high end style and culture magazine distributed across the UK and beyond. Today FLUX has evolved to become a digital hub for all things creative. Led by founders and editors Lee Taylor and Claire Lomax, FLUX creates a marvellous journey into UK and international culture with new work in fashion, art and writing at its core.
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/.
Frequency News - FREQUENCY NEWS is the official print and digital magazine of radio and media conglomerate, Radio One, Inc. The Frequency coverage includes all Radio One properties: TV One, The Tom Joyner Show, The Reverend Al Sharpton Show, The Yolanda Adams Morning Show, Black America Web, Black Planet, Urban Daily, Syndication One and the audience and industry which they all serve. The Frequency News, which began as a small corporate newsletter, has grown into a full-service monthly publication with measurable influence.
Gig Salad - Gig Salad helps talented musicians, bands, performers, speakers and party services get gigs. Event planners (ranging from first-timers to professional talent buyers) come to Gig Salad to connect with and book entertainment for any type of event imaginable - private parties, concerts, weddings, corporate events, music festivals, studio sessions, fundraisers, launch parties... Simply put, Gig Salad makes it easy for event planners to book outta this world events, and helps their members land some pretty awesome gigs. Create your free listing here.
Headliner.FM - Headliner.FM makes reaching new people on Facebook and Twitter simple, easy and free. Headliner is a social amplifier and helps you reach new people on Facebook and Twitter for Free. Headliner matches your message with like-minded people on Facebook and Twitter and they share it with their followers to greatly increase the number of new people your message reaches.
Hypebot.com - Hypebot.com is a leading music industry and technology news blog, published by Bruce Houghton. Founded in 2005, daily readership has since grown to a worldwide audience of thousands music industry professionals every day.
Il Giornale Della Musica - Il Giornale Della Musica is an italian music magazine devoted to all quality music: classical, jazz, pop and world music, for open-minded readers and music professionals. As a daily website, www.giornaledellamusica.it provides concerts reviews, news, blogs and more. As a monthly magazine, it features interviews, cultural reports and inquiries, books, scores and cds reviews, information on forthcoming concerts, operas, masterclasses, music courses and more. It is available both in paper edition and pdf: subscriptions are available on www.giornaledellamusica.it/abbonamenti; iPad edition is available through the app UltimaKiosk and on the Itunes Store newstand.
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.
INDIEPOWER - In 2003, INDIEPOWER was created by music industry veteran Jay Warsinske & and team of top pros to provide independent artists & labels with the same array of services & resources that were once controlled by the major music corporations. Utilizing 100+ combined years of business experience and connections from across the music and entertainment industries, the company has developed into an innovative marketing and distribution resource with reach into over 80 countries, and across multiple platforms. INDIEPOWER is now a major player in the indie music marketing business and is regularly seen in XXL, THE SOURCE, ALTERNATIVE PRESS, REVOLVER, Mi2N, THE INDIE BIBLE as well as at MIDEM, the HOLLYWOOD MUSIC IN MEDIA CONFERENCE, THE BILLBOARD CONFERENCE, THE NEW MUSIC SEMINAR & countless other industry events worldwide.
Jagger Peyton - Jagger Peyton has produced over 1000 radio shows for broadcast and has created commercially successful radio specials including The Rolling Stones’ “Blues Licks,” “On the Covers” and “Paint it Blue,” in addition to "The Blues of Zeppelin", "Ladies Sing the Blues", "Real Blues Brothers" and many more. The Blueseum of Fine Art currently airs in dozens of markets throughout the United States from coast to coast. In addition, Jagger Peyton structured a partnership for their Blueseum of Fine Art and Roadhouse Revival radio shows with ROK Entertainment’s ROK Radio, a revolution in mobile entertainment, by broadcasting to hundreds of thousands of mobile phone subscribers in Europe and China.
Jamsphere - Jamsphere Indie Music Magazine & Radio Network - A truly independent magazine and radio network aimed at promoting and marketing indie artists, within a prestigious and authoritative container. News, interviews and reviews on our magazine pages and airplay on our dedicated radio station, allow our featured artists to kick-start their musical careers, certify web presences and increase credibility. In just over a year we have become one of the fastest growing, online indie music magazines and consistently rank among Google’s top five on web searches, delivering more clout for both artists and advertisers alike. We make indie irresistible.
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.
Lightning 100 - Tune in Tuesdays at 7pm for Lightning 100’s new local show called the615. Every week Wells Adams and Justin Hammel give you an hour of great music featuring artists or bands who call Music City home. Each episode features a guest DJ, ticket giveaways and segments like "This Just In," "Bands Around Town," "Personal Picks" and Social Network requests. Come join us every Tuesday night as Lightning 100 celebrates the615!
Live2Play - Live2Play (Live2PlayNetwork.com) and SoundProLive (SPLNetwork.com) create original content and curate content from around the Web and package it for singers, songwriters, musicians, DJs and audio professionals. Featured content includes product reviews, featured artist videos, blogs, and a generous amount of just plain cool stuff for anyone who "Lives To Play and Plays To Live"
Live365 - Live365 is the world’s most diverse internet radio network and provider of premier broadcasting services. The Live365 radio network reaches millions of listeners worldwide, offering greater breadth and depth of high-quality streaming music, talk, and audio than any other network. Featuring 250+ genres of music produced by 5,000 broadcasters and music tastemakers, Live365 boasts a roster of artists and radio producers ranging from Carlos Santana, Pat Metheny, and Jethro Tull, to commercial and public radio stations, to individual DJs who program stations in every musical style. Live365’s end-to-end broadcast platform empowers individuals and organizations alike by giving them a “voice” to reach audiences around the globe. http://www.live365.com/broadcast
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.
Memphis Flyer - The Memphis Flyer was founded in 1989 and has grown into one of the most influential news outlets in Memphis — reaching more than 290,000 weekly readers. Winning countless local, regional, and national awards for its forthright journalism, cutting edge politics and entertainment coverage, the Flyer has built a stellar reputation for integrity and “telling it like it is.” Simply put: The Memphis Flyer matters to Memphis — to the man on the street and the city’s movers and shakers. Supporting our fearless journalistic style, the Flyer’s heart beats for Memphis in the purest way — we are are locally owned and relentlessly local in our focus. And that’s why the Memphis Flyer is an essential part of the fabric of Memphis — and always will be.
Midatlantic Music Conference - The Midatlantic Music Conference Embarks on its 10th Year! The Midatlantic Music Conference, the premier destination where Entertainment Meets Business, will take place Oct 4th - Oct 7th, 2012, in Charlotte, NC and will feature performances by 100 artists and bands in multiple venues, as well as educational panels, and invaluable networking. Please visit www.midatlanticmusic.com for more info.
Music Clout - Music Clout is a website that lists current opportunities and projects for musicians to learn about, and if interested, submit their music to for consideration.
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 Gorilla - MusicGorilla is a leading marketplace for independent musicians and their work. They 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. MusicGorilla guarantees that your music will be heard by industry reps who use their site to find material from the comfort of their own offices. They never charge submission fees or take a percentage of your licensing deals, instead offering MusicGorilla as an affordable subscription-based service. At no extra charge, artists also receive the opportunity to play live in their frequent major label showcases.
Music Managers Forum - The Music Managers Forum provides a platform to connect, enhance, and reinforce the expertise and professionalism of music managers. Our goal is to further the interests of managers and their artists in all fields of the music industry, including live performance, recording and music publishing matters. While many up and coming managers cannot easily have their voices heard or their views recognized, the MMF has a vital role to play in ensuring that the industry evolves fairly and profitably for all who work in the management industry and their clients. It is the goal of the MMF to make sure managers voices are heard. As the industry continues to evolve, the MMF-US endeavors to help its members to stay ahead of the curve. Come join us on our journey!
Music Page - Musicpage.com is the social network for the music industry. The community features thousands of music industry pro's from 50+ categories. Our profiles include detailed production specs along with unpublished phone numbers and other hard to find contact information. If you're looking for a music industry contact or gig, we literally have THOUSANDS. We also feature FREE BAND AND SOLO PERFORMER PROFILES. A profile on Musicpage makes it easy for music pros to find you, and for you to find the pros you need. Musicpage is Music Industry Access & Promotion
Music Review Unsigned - Music Review Unsigned is a website dedicated to bringing you the best in unsigned music. Discovering new upcoming bands from all over the world. Within these pages on our site you will find the latest album reviews, EP reviews and single reviews, music news and lots more.
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-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
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?
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.
ONErpm - We know it's not easy being an artist. With that in mind, we strive to create the most innovative tools, offer the best services, forge the most promising partnerships, all in an effort to make music distribution really easy for artists and labels while enabling them to sell music online directly to their fans the way they want, while maintaining 100% control over the process. You can choose your pricing, give music away for free, select which stores and territories for your music distribution, and sell your music online directly to your fans on Facebook, your own website, and on ONErpm. It's up to you.
OnlinePianist.com - OnlinePianist is a one of a kind animated piano tutorial & the only piano player application, which enables its users to fully control over their learning experience. Our unique player includes awesome features for beginners & advanced players alike, from the basic individual practice and speed adjustment to advanced features such as running notes, metronome & repeat. The site hosts hundreds of piano tutorials for the most popular songs, arranged by artist, difficulty level and music genre. OnlinePianist.com - You name it, we play it!
Parle Magazine - Parlé Magazine is a bi-monthly urban entertainment publication established in 2004, featuring some of the biggest names in urban literature, music and film. To date we’ve released 33 issues of the publication. Tyrese, Tyler Perry, T-Pain, Mario, Teri Woods, New Edition, Lil’ Wayne, Eric Jerome Dickey, Game & Busta Rhymes are just some of the names we’ve featured in the publication over the last eight years. Parlé Magazine is distributed for free throughout NYC at record stores, bookstores, colleges, laundry mats, barbershops, beauty salons, night-clubs and at events.
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.
PledgeMusic - PledgeMusic is a full-service music company providing artists with the tools and services to creatively build their fanbases and long-term careers. We offer data capture tools, email services and direct-to-fan sales platforms to raise money for music projects while allowing artists to support the charity of their choice. By combining technology, social media and fan engagement with extensive music business expertise, PledgeMusic connects artists and fans on multiple levels, allowing them to partner in the release of new music.
ProductionHUB - ProductionHUB, Inc. (www.prohub.com) is an online marketplace for broadcast TV, motion picture, pro video, live event, corporate & digital media production. ProHUB connects media & entertainment professionals with those seeking industry products & services. Since 1998, this vertical B2B has grown to become the world’s largest and most active production community search site, attracting more than 4 million searches annually.
Record of the Day - Record of the Day is the UK music industry's most complete daily digest, providing a raft of original and aggregated news from the most important domestic and international media outlets, encompassing print and online. Each daily mailout, which reaches more than 5,000 industry professionals a day, also contains an editorially-chosen track that’s heard by all the right people. A subscription includes a weekly e-magazine containing comment, news, data, listings, interviews and of course, clips to the best new music out there. FREE trial http://www.recordoftheday.com
Relix - Relix focuses on the live music scene. Originally founded as a fan 'zine for Grateful Dead fans in 1974, Relix now features a wide spectrum of artists ranging from Phish, The Allman Brothers Band, and Widespread Panic to Wilco, My Morning Jacket, and The Black Keys. If you attend any of the hundreds of summer musical festivals around the country, Relix is for you! As music industry commentator Bob Lefsetz noted, Relix is "more Rolling Stone than Rolling Stone. To subscribe, please visit relix.com/subscribe.
RPM - RPM is a new music platform on which to discover the most talented Indigenous musicians from across Turtle Island and beyond. RPM brings together musicians, fans, and listeners by providing a centralized place for emerging and established Indigenous, First Nations, Aboriginal, Inuit, and Métis musicians to share and promote their work. We curate, interview, and profile Indigenous artists from around the world to help bring them an international audience, and to give music lovers the opportunity to discover the very best of Indigenous Music Culture.
RVA Magazine - RVA Magazine is a locally-oriented arts, music, and culture magazine that documents the best of the musical and artistic trends of the Richmond, VA area, and communicates them to our readership. Our goal is to spotlight the thriving culture of the Central Virginia region in a free full-size, full-color format. Since our first issue in 2005, our award-winning design and intelligent editorial content has created a strong brand with a solid following among the young creative professionals of the area. Our readers strive to change things for the better, and we hope to both document and inspire their creative activities, as well as to bring the community together through our print publication and frequently updated website, RVAmag.com."
Sask Music - SaskMusic is a non-profit association that represents, promotes and develops the commercial music industry of Saskatchewan, Canada. We offer programming including artist listings, career consults, workshops, marketing and export assistance, networking opportunities and much more. Our artists and music professionals hail from across the province, and work in pretty much every genre you can imagine. We are a source of information and resources for both the public, and the music industry. If you have questions, we can help. We are the voice of Saskatchewan music.
Society of Singers - SOS, the only nonprofit charity devoted to professional singers, was founded in 1984 by Ginny Mancini. Without an association designated to support and protect vocalists, SOS provides a safety net for those seeking resources and care. SOS has raised over $6 million which funds programs including vocal arts scholarships, supportive counseling, career planning, and emergency aid. Ongoing contributions and fundraising events allow SOS to fulfill its mission by restoring the personal dignity, health and welfare of singers nationwide. Currently in development are educational programs designed to prepare up-and-coming singers for musical careers, and to bring music back into budget-deficient schools.
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.
Songsalive! - Since 1997, Songsalive! is the largest international non-profit organization dedicated to the nurturing, support, promotion and education of songwriters and composers worldwide. They welcome songwriters, composers, lyricists as well as singers, musicians and artists looking for songs, from all around the world. Songsalive! is run by volunteer songwriters for songwriters. It acts as an epicenter, a heart of the international songwriting community and music markets, bridging the gaps, tapping songwriters into the pulse of the business and at the same time giving them and their music the support they deserve. Consider them your family, community and support. Become a member today and get support, promotion, education and find collaborations and platforms to allow your songs to shine. http://www.songsalive.org
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.
Soundrop - Soundrop is the easiest way to enjoy and discover music together with your friends. Create a social listening room with your favorite songs, or join one of our many public rooms to experience music with thousands of fans from around the world. Soundrop allows everyone to partake in the music discovery process, both to raise their own credibility and help others discover new music. Soundrop is headquartered in Oslo, and founded by entrepreneurs who believe music sounds better with friends. Visit us online at http://www.soundrop.com/
Spreaker.com - Spreaker.com is a web and mobile application that gets you broadcasting and sharing live or recorded podcasts with ease. With its sophisticated, yet simple DJ Console you can go straight on the airwaves or upload your favorite audio files. Broadcast from anywhere, even on the go via Spreaker's Android and iOS apps or mobile site. The content is up to you: introduce your newest tunes to the world, keep citizens informed on local elections, or share your passion for niche topics – you'll always find your audience. Sharing is easy too, and you can choose to automatically update to any social network, or embed a player into your blog or website.
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 Connextion - Since 1997 we have been running the official estores for musicians/filmmakers/authors/festivals (including SXSW). The ConneXtion's services include: Fulfillment, Digital Downloads, Distribution (Direct2Consumer/Direct2 Digital Retail/Direct to Brick n Mortar), elist Management, eMarketing, CD/DVD/LP/MERCH Manufacturing, and even reporting to SoundScan — theconneXtion.com does it all! But don't just believe us, listen to what our artists say: "The Connextion is without a doubt the best d2c fulfillment company anywhere. Our long association with them has produced both measurable and direct benefits. They're a solid, dependable team from top to bottom and when we need someone we get an actual human being PRONTO! - Mike Thompson, Merch/Fan Relations - Alejandro Escovedo
The Musician's Guide - "TheMusiciansGuide.co.uk offers resources to help musicians promote their music and build fans. Download professional music contracts, browse the best books on music promotion, download lists of music industry contacts and much more. The Musician's Guide also runs one of the UK's most popular music marketing blogs, where you can find weekly tips on how to promote your music without needing the help of a record label. You can visit The Musician's Guide at www.themusiciansguide.co.uk, or follow their blog updates at @TheMusicGuide on Twitter."
The Recording Revolution - The Recording Revolution is a website dedicated to educating and empowering a new generation of musicians and songwriters to make outstanding music with their home and project studios. I break through the hype and marketing that tells people they need to spend more money if they want better results. I eliminate any and all excuses prohibiting great talent from making great recordings. Packed with free weekly tips, tricks, and video tutorials on all things recording and mixing, TheRecordingRevolution.com is the best place to go for the training and motivation you need to make better music now!
The Snipe News - Dispatches from the worlds of music, movies, comics, books and science fiction. Where Guided by Voices meets Alan Moore to discuss Logan's Run.
The Unsigned Guide - The Unsigned Guide is a music industry contacts directory & career guide produced specifically for emerging bands, artists, music managers, and the UK music industry. Covering all aspects of the business from record labels, music publishers, PR companies, recording studios, managers to radio stations, venues, gig promoters, festivals and music distribution. Subscribers can also exclusively take advantage of our money saving initiative called Survival Guide, industry insider information courtesy of our You & The Music Industry section and A&R advice from our in-house – ‘DIY Doctor’. More information at www.theunsignedguide.com
The Yellow Phone Music Conference - Yellow Phone Music Conference is a three-day gathering of music industry professionals and talented artists. It provides an opportunity for emerging artists and business professionals to network and perform for experienced leaders in the music industry. Last year’s conference featured panel discussions and mentor sessions with over 30 panelists from music venues, booking agencies, artist management companies, entertainment law firms and record labels. This year’s conference will be held September 6-9, 2012 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Milwaukee, WI. Visit www.theypmc.com today to learn more information and to sign up!
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.
TrueFire - "Over the past 17 years, TrueFire has worked with over 450 top artists and educators building what Guitar Player magazine calls "the planet's largest and most comprehensive selection of guitar lessons." TrueFire's massive library of video lessons covers all styles, techniques and levels. TrueFire courses, which contain video lessons, tab, charts, jam tracks and other learning tools, are available as interactive software as downloads or on disk for Windows and Mac computers, as streaming video online with student plan subscriptions, or as apps on mobile devices such as the iPad or iPhone. Enroll free at TrueFire today and ignite your guitar chops!"
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 – the World Music Expo / Thessaloniki, Greece / 17 – 21 Oct 2012 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 17th edition of WOMEX in Copenhagen, Denmark, in October 2011 saw over 2,250 delegates from more than 90 countries, 700 exhibitors, a full conference programme and a showcase festival presenting 60 acts on 6 stages. www.womex.com