Music
April 20, 2016

‘Box’ for Delivering Songs

  By Gary Earl Last week, I talked about industry protocols for delivering song files to a mixer. Box is an easy way to deliver those songs. What is Box?…
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Music
April 9, 2016

How to Deliver Song Files to a Mixer

By Gary Earl There are many platforms people record on these days and with digital it is usual for a writer or studio to send the digital files out to…
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Music
March 23, 2016

Success in Music with Ten Tips

By Gary Earl  (Adapted from Shilpan Patel of Success Soul) 1. Win the battle in your own mind first:  Surround yourself with family and friends who share a similar vision…
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Music
March 3, 2016

Understanding Copyright Basics

By Gary Earl The basics of Copyright law are simple. Armed with some simple principles, you can understand just what is covered and what isn’t, and hopefully save yourself potential…
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Music
February 24, 2016

Hooking Your Listeners

By Gary Earl Ever had anyone tell you your song is good, but just not quite “fresh enough,” or unique? There is an infamous quote that states “everything has already…
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SingingVoice Coach Robin Earl
February 24, 2016

Give it your best shot with a ‘Vocal Producer’ on your recordings

When you watch the Olympics, the athletes’ coaches are pretty visible, and create a powerful team with the athlete. The same is true with pro sports: football, basketball, baseball, hockey,…
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Music
February 17, 2016

Love from a Different Angle

By Gary Earl I remember arriving in Nashville for the first time, sitting in ASCAP with a rep, eager to show her my song that I knew was a big…
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Music
February 13, 2016

Writing Hit Country Songs

By Gary Earl Mega­hit songwriter and ASCAP rep Ralph Murphy is a Sensei when it comes to lyrics. (Sensei is Japanese for Master of the Art & Master Teacher). For…
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January 12, 2016

What a Singer Can Learn From a Mogul Skier

By Robin Earl I spent my early life doing some recreational competitive ‘mogul’ skiing while living at Lake Tahoe. ‘Boogie in the Bump’ contests!! I’ve taught skiing and other sports along…
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December 2, 2015

Classical Voice Lessons: Do They Hurt or Help?

by Robin Earl I studied with many voice teachers before I began teaching—Four years in college and several years private, before my journey of 20 years teaching. My favorite teacher…
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