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Congratulations To One Of Our Own!

Our receptionist, Rae Nyx, will be featured in a CD Sampler for MB Agency in California! Her band, Diminished 5th have decided to place the acoustic version of “Come With Me” on the CD have been working hard to finish their album in hopes of having it out in the next year! Rae has been keeping herself busy with her band and Chae Balistreri, an artist from Longview, Texas. She is the producer and engineer for his album. She has put alot of her time into getting his album just right, as well as her own. To hear the song Read more
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California CD Sampler will feature one of our own!!

Rae Nyx, Dallas Receptionist, will be featured on a California CD Sampler that is being put out by MB Agency! Rae’s band Diminished 5th are picking out the song at this very moment. Rae is a recent graduate of MediaTech and has become a vocal coach of some of our students! We can’t wait until it all goes through! We will post an update as to when the CD will be released! Check out Diminished 5th’s facebook page at www.facebook.com/pages/Diminished-5th/194614857237397 and their myspace page at www.myspace.com/dim5thmusic! Or follow Rae on Twitter at www.twitter.com @Rae_Nykie_Nyx! Read more
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Bruce James Soultet

Massaging the 88 and growling Tom Waits gravel, Austin local piano man and MediaTech graduate Bruce James leads his fivepiece Soultet on a smoky sojourn of classic soul that gives three sides of the story:  Yours, Mine, and the Truth.  Recorded live in an eight-hour session, the originals nod to Donny Hathaway and Dr. John, while Les McCann gets the cover treatment on a jazzy marathon of “Compared to What”.  The Bruce James Soultet is kicking off their Kickstarter campaign.  You can see them play at 8 PM every other Saturday at Eddie V’s on 5th St. in Austin.  They Read more
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20 Alternative Ways To Create A Sustainable Career In Music

As it becomes more evident that the new music industry will in no way resemble the construct of the past, many musicians are left trying to figure out how they can create a sustainable, or even lucrative career in music. Although album sales are on the decline, there is no decline in alternative jobs for musicians. The idea that any emerging artist can become the next multi-platnum recording artist is null and void. Save for very rare instances, there is just not the level of demand in music that creates the necessary environment for a superstar to develop, and those Read more
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Venue Selection: Look Before You Book

Cross-posted at EarthbirdMusic.com A few weeks ago, I caught wind that one of my all-time favorite electronic production groups was coming to town. While I won’t go into the frustration I felt when I found three different online sources that listed three different venues for the show (a whole other post entirely), I was shocked to learn that this dance floor thrashing duo was booked at a lounge club void of the adequate sound and lighting needed to do their music justice. The place didn’t even have a dance floor. Despite my reservations, I purchased a bunch of tickets got Read more