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!

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Billboard Film & TV Music Conference - 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 - 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.

 

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

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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
   

 

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 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.

 

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

 

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

 

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.

 

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.

 

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 - 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 August 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!

 

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!  

 

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!

 

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.

 

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.

 

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  

 

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