Have you ever decided to purchase a CD solely because of the cover? Even in this digital age, many sales can still be attributed to the energy, style, essence or visual message captured in an image that attracts someone to take a chance. The cover is often the first impression people have of your music, and it should reflect the theme and quality of the
Found this article on Wired. Good reading, although rather frustrating. There are millions of cover songs on YouTube, with around 12,000 new covers uploaded in the last 24 hours. Nearly 40,000 people covered Rolling in the Deep 11,000 took on Pumped Up Kicks, 6,000 were inspired by Somebody That I Used to Know. Until recently, all but a sliver were illegal, considered infringement under current
If you are submitting your music as a DDP, please follow these instructions: Uploading a CD/DVD Image file or RAW disc files to the factory For an Audio CD project DDP Image files work the best, .iso files do not work for Audio CDs. It is best to create an image file of your disc before uploading iso and DDP image files are standard for
Greetings from Costa Rica! My mom and I are on a two-week sojourn through costa rica. 10 days on a caravan tour, followed by 5 days on our own with a rental car to see a few other spots and visit some friends who live here now. Here are some highlights so far to give you a taste of what we are seeing here. Today
“It is not the critic who counts: not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles or where the doer of deeds could have done better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood, who strives valiantly, who errs and comes up short again and again, because there is
Scan your passport, important documents, prescriptions and photos of your instrument and equipment in case they are stolen. Then email them to someone (you can contact easily by the internet) staying home so that if you lose your documents you can have them emailed to you (or your embassy – or the authorities) to make it easier to get replacements. If you have a secure
When faced with a dilemma you just cannot seem to figure out or decide on, step out of yourself. Pretend it’s a friend or co-worker struggling. What would you tell them? What words or guidance would you offer? What suggestions would have have for them? When you remove your own emotions, things can appear clearer.
http://www.airbnb.com/ Do you have an extra room/apartment/house to rent? If you have a spare room to rent out during mardi gras/jazz fest you need to get on this site. I use this site to rent my house in New Orleans during jazz fest and mardi gras. The people I get are wonderful. Do you need cheap places to rent while traveling / on tour? There
You want the following specs no matter what program you use: File type: mp3 Bit rate: 192 kbps or 256 kbps Be sure your embedded tags include your artist name and song title Remove track number from file name Windows Media Player Put CD into drive click on the “Rip” tab WMP should automatically detect and scan it. Media Player should then query an online
Warning: planning creates problems challenges. And when you look for problems, you will find them. And when you find them you will make them bigger. Before you start looking for problems, remember:. What we focus on becomes our reality. Search for solutions that already exist Build on what is working. Every moment we spend focused on a problem is a moment not spent on moving
Success Planning for Musicians and Bands “Would you tell me please, which way I ought to go from here?” asked Alice. “That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,” said the Cat. “I don’t much care where . . . ,” said Alice. “Then it doesn’t matter which way you go,” said the Cat. Lewis Carol – Alice in Wonderland Planning
When a music CD is inserted in a computer connected to the internet, the media player application (like Itunes and Windows Media Player) go through a convoluted system of taking the number of tracks on a CD, the running times of the tracks, and then comparing this information to a database of existing CDs online where it then retrieves the album, artist, track information, and
For Windows Open the drive or folder where your files are located Select the files you wish to include. Right-click Choose “Send to” and then “Compressed” A compressed or zipped folder with the same name as your new folder will appear in your folder. You have an opportunity to name it anything you want. It should have .zip as its extension.
It is ILLEGAL to use the logo unless you are a member of the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA), the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), the Business Software Alliance (BSA) and the Entertainment Software Association (ESA), subject to each member entering into a formal Uniform Authorization Agreement. Association members should contact the MPAA, RIAA, SIIA, BSA,
Formats I can use to duplicate your CD: MP3 Version 1, Level 3, save at 192 bit (this is CD quality) WAV Then ZIP the files, either individually or, if together, don’t let the zip file get more than about 50 MB large. Upload the files – DO NOT EMAIL THEM I will be notified via email that new files have been uploaded. Send artwork