Music Connection's Friday Freebie giveaway this week is a pair of Cervin-Vega's CVE-12 Series powered loudspeakers that feature 1000 watts of Class D Power, a 12" woofer and a 1" exit high frequency compression driver. Even though the CVE series is driven by advanced DSP and loaded with technology, there is no complicated display, dial-knob or endless menus to scroll through. Just access all controls with the push of a button to tailor your sound to the environment and your taste. Stream audio from any smartphone or tablet via Bluetooth, in mono or stereo-paired mode. The CVE Series is ideal for gigs where portability is paramount, or a lightweight, integrated audio solution is essential. For a chance to win, ENTER NOW. This drawing happens FRIDAY, November 10th. Winners are announced every Friday after 1 p.m. on the Friday Freebie page. Good Luck!
November cover artist Ty Dolla $ign joins the podcast to talk about his new album Beach House 3 and his meteoric success. Then, California-based singer-songwriter Bonnie McKee, who co-wrote "Teenage Dream," "Roar" and "California Gurls" with Katy Perry, talks about songwriting for artists and her ongoing quest as a solo artist. Total running time: 43 minutes. New episodes every Wednesday.
An L.A.-based full-service production music library is seeking to license indie rock tracks immediately for an indie theatrical feature film.They are seeking indie rock similar to the style of 30 Seconds to Mars, One Republic and Cage the Elephant's single “Mess Around.”
Westlake Pro is hosting a proSESSIONS event in North Hollywood, CA on Nov. 16 from 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. The event will highlight the all-new Aspen Pittman Space Station XL and feature a live performance from keyboardist Michael Boddicker. RSVP and enter for a chance to win one of five DT1 Microphones and PFM+ Pop Filters.
Registration is closing for the 14th Annual IAMA (International Acoustic Music Awards). Artists can win awards in eight different categories: Best Male Artist, Best Female Artist, Best Group/Duo Folk, Americana/Roots/AAA, Instrumental, Open (any musical style or genre), Bluegrass/Country, etc. There will be an Overall Grand Prize awarded to the top winner worth over $11,000.
If you want to book gigs, get reviews or if you’re looking for management, then you will need a promotional package to sell your band and tell your story.Your promo package is sometimes your first connection to club owners, booking agents, recording companies and more. Here are 4 tips, from musician and author Dale Peterson, on how to create a great promo package.