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How to find Songwriting Opportunities

Ways in which I first started writing for other people came to me as such a surprise. I’d just started university and decided that a career in publishing from a recent lecture had really influenced me to get into that sector of the music industry. I started doing some googling into publishing deal …

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A Guide to Writing and Pitching Music for Sync to Moving Picture - Part 1

A Guide to Writing and Pitching Music for Sync to Moving Picture – Part 2

Writing Music and Songs for Film and Television If you missed out on Part 1 of Writing and Pitching Music for Sync, catch up on it here. We’ll concentrate on Film and Television in this part. Computer Games, Corporate Video and Adverts will be in the part 3.   Firstly, let’s g …

The Fundamentals of Filming a Music Video

The Fundamentals of Filming a Music Video

Filming your first music video as a musician can be an exciting yet daunting experience, particularly when you don’t know what to expect. Here, the Directors of Epik Music Videos, Andy and Tai have answered some of the most common questions they are asked by their clients.   How much …

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A Guide to Writing and Pitching Music for Sync to Moving Picture – Part 1

A Guide to Writing and Pitching Music for Sync to Moving Picture - Part 1

A Brief Sync Background In recent years, ‘Sync’ or “Synch’ has become a buzz word in the mu …

The Benefits of Radio Play

The Benefits of Radio Play

Radio, for me, has been a career for life - ever since landing my first show, aged just 14. Since th …

The Importance of Research

The Importance of Research

Find opportunities All festivals far and wide, whether small or large, tend to look for some unsign …

10 Ways to Increase your Views on YouTube

10 Ways to Increase your Views on YouTube

  1. SEO Your Video Your video title and tags should be optimised for the search terms yo …

5 Tips To Independently Kick-Start Your Music Career

5 Tips To Independently Kick-Start Your Music Career

1. Develop your sound!  Define what kind of artist you are. A singer/songwriter? Band? Do you onl …

Travelling with Your Instrument Has Never Been This Easy

Travelling with Your Instrument Has Never Been This Easy

  Travelling by air with a musical instrument presents a lot of challenges. Just ask ren …

Need Some Music Industry Experience? Look No Further!

Need Some Music Industry Experience? Look No Further!

Last year we posted some useful links for starting your own business and finding your dream job in t …

Why It Doesn’t Matter If No One Comes To Your Gig

Why It Doesn’t Matter If No One Comes To Your Gig

This might sound like a strange one but bare with me! You’ve booked yourself a gig, you’re (h …

Protect Your Ears!

Protect Your Ears

  Your ears are your biggest assets so don’t take them for granted. There’s no comin …

How to Get Better Vocal Recordings

How to Get Better Vocal Recordings

In my previous blog on recording, I have covered drums and guitars. Once the main instruments have a …

How To Break Through Creative Blocks

How To Break Through Creative Blocks

  Can experimenting with an instrument help you break through a creative block? Ann …

Tips to Make Your Mix Sound More Professional

Tips to Make your Mix Sound More Professional

The first thing you need to think about when mixing a song is what genre you are working with. Each …

The Singer Songwriter’s Guide to Recording Equipment

The Singer Songwriters Guide to Recording Equipment

Soundbase Megastore is located in the upbeat Northern Quarter of Manchester city centre and boasts a …

Do you Have What it Takes to Land a Music Sync Deal?

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  Pop quiz — High School style. Ben Lindvall knows what it takes to land a sync de …

Describing Your Music for the Media

Describing your Music for the Media

You’ve spent the last few months polishing off your album. You’ve got an album launch date in mi …

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