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5 Super Smart Products That Every Musician Needs

This article first appeared on Sonicbids With technology advancing at such a rapid rate, music tech is coming right along with it. There have been some incredibly useful musical devices that have come out (or that have become more universally applicable) in recent years, and…

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3 Innovative Revenue Streams for Musicians

This article originally appeared on Sonicbids With album sales nowhere near what they used to be (unless your name is Taylor Swift, who probably doesn’t frequent indie artist advice columns), and streaming not yet a truly viable source of income for musicians, a lot of…

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A Quick Guide to Instagram Marketing For Musicians

This article originally appeared on Sonicbids While dozens of social outlets exist for artists today, Instagram is quickly becoming one of the most useful tools for an artist’s career. This is certainly not old news, and Instagram has reigned supreme for artists and brands since its…

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6 Clever Cover Photo Ideas For Your Band’s Facebook

This article originally appeared on Sonicbids.  With Facebook‘s timeline layout, your cover photo is the billboard of your social media page. You can use it to communicate countless ideas, pitches, concepts, or products. The difference between your cover photo and profile picture is that your…

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5 Underground Music Scenes To Watch

Whenever someone mentions music cities, the ensuing discussion will usually touch on Austin, Portland, Seattle, New York City, Los Angeles, and if the list-maker’s done his or her homework, New Orleans, D.C., Madison, and Athens. There are plenty of other scenes, however, that have yet…