Support & Resources for Female Music Artists

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During our Season Finale of Indie Interactive, we had a round table discussion about the unique struggles and barriers we face as female musicians. Female music artists face a rare set of struggles and this past week we discussed some of those live, with many others chiming in during Indie Interactive. You can watch or listen…

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5 Ways To Avoid Playing The Comparison Game

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The original post can be found on Reverbnation. Do you find yourself in the comparison game and constantly comparing yourself to other artists? Do you get secretly jealous when other musicians land cool gigs, win awards, and score lucrative press? These are signs that you are playing the comparison game, a common trap that can…

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How To Sell Merch & Music At Shows Without Being Sales-y

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How To Sell Merch & Music At Shows

Wondering how to sell merch & music at shows without coming off as annoying or sales-y? You’re not alone. It’s not uncommon for musicians to feel uncomfortable and out-of-their-element. This unsettling feeling usually causes musicians to avoid sales altogether. After all, we musicians are creatives. Deep down, we believe that the quality of our creative…

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Setup is Everything: Designing Your Home Recording Studio Layout

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With home recording studio equipment becoming more powerful and less costly, combined with the digitization of music, there is less need than ever to use a traditional recording studio. Between 2007 and 2016, there was a decrease of over 15.4% in the number of professional studios. If you want to create great music, then you’ve probably considered…

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Tips for Providing Music Lessons Online

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Nowadays many people are looking for music lessons online. This guide provides great tips of you are an artist hoping to start providing lessons in your spare time. There is a demand for music lessons online because not everyone has the time or money to take in-person music classes even if they want to learn.…

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The Science of Soundproofing: Simple Tips for the Musician’s Home

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Master the science of soundproofing so you can play music in your home without effecting your family, friends and neighbors. Are you a soundproofing master? Whether you’re married to a musician, raising one or are a musical master yourself, the noise of even a well-played instrument can impact your roommates, neighbors, or family. Even playing…

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Book Review: How to Succeed at Self-Produced Concerts; A Guide for Performers and Presenters to Navigating a Successful Event

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Jesse Chandler of The Velvet Sirens reviews the book How to Succeed at Self-Produced Concerts; A Guide for Performers and Presenters to Navigating a Successful Event by Lisa Lynne Franco. To learn how to have your own successful event, buy the book here. Don’t forget to save 5% by using the code “FEM” at checkout. For…

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How To Go From Unknown Indie Artist To Profitable Professional Musician In 5 Steps

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The music business has changed a LOT in the last 10 years. Technology has opened up so many opportunities to Indie Artists, introducing a whole new breed of “overnight success stories” who have a video go viral and suddenly they are the next big thing. But for every one of those overnight sensations, there are…

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How To Create A Professional Recording Studio Sound At Home

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By Fett, of Azalea Studios A professional recording studio sound can be created right at home by avoiding 7 Dead Giveaways. With decades of experience, Fett, describes how to get professional quality, even if you record at home. In my job as a producer, recording/mixing/mastering engineer and “teacher of all things music production,” I get…

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Female Musicians Who Changed The Music Industry for the Better

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Here Zac Green from the popular music blog, ZingInstruments.com, introduces us to the strong and talented female musicians who changed the music industry for the better. The music industry, like many others, has been dominated by the influence of men. However, without these women who changed the music industry in ways that nobody could have…

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