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Issue 8.4 - July 2005
ISSN 1480-6975

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I n   T h i s   I s s u e :

@-- Editor's Musings
@-- Music Reviews - by Gian Fiero & Steve Allat
@-- New Artist Spotlight Additions
@-- Songwriting Book Review - by James Linderman
@-- Musical Notes - Songwriting Contests & Market Info.
@-- Muse's Clues - Songwriting Web sites that inspire - brought
    to you by singer/songwriter & teacher, Irene Jackson.
@-- Featured Article - When Do You Know You Need A Producer? 
                       Part 2 - by Rod Clemmons
@-- On Site Featured Article - An article already online for your
    viewing pleasure.
@-- Classifieds & Useful Services
@-- Contact information
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S p o n s o r   M e s s a g e :
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E d i t o r ' s   M u s i n g s :

Hi folks!  First off, some updates about Radio Muse.

Things are moving right along.  The first twelve songs have been
chosen and James and I will be in the studio putting together the
commentary and such on July 6th.  From there, it's a short hop,
skip and jump to getting it uploaded and you should hear the
first show in streaming MP3 soon afterwards!  

There's been a steady influx of new music coming my way and I
love it.  Keep sending it!  Just remember that it needs to fit
into my small-sized P.O. box, so please do fold your material if
it needs to be folded to fit into a CD-sized envelope.  I don't
mind if it's folded.  I've asked for the information at to be in your package
because it needs to be there.  I want to *hear* what you've got.
I'm not after glossy photos or full-sized press kits with tons of
reviews.  Please *only* send me what I ask for on the Radio Muse
page, ok?  That should make it easier to fit into a CD-sized

Also, please keep in mind that when I ask for a 100 word bio,
that doesn't mean I'm asking you to send me a two page bio that I
can edit.  That means I'm really asking for 100 words or less.
If I edit, I may miss out some things you think are important.
So make sure you include that 100 word bio - and actually make it
100 words or less!  You'll be making my job TONS easier, and
making it easier for me to include you in the show.

Thanks once again for your interest!

Moving right along, here are the raffle winners for this month:

* Gary Dussiaume from Etobicoke, ON, Canada has won a copy of
VSS's songwriting organization product, Lyricist (for details and
information on a discount offered, see

* Melody Zimmer from New York, NY has won a copy of 
"100 Miles To A Record Deal" by Bronson Herrmuth

* Jelene Campbell from Bloomington, Indiana has won a copies of
"The Songwriter's Guide to Melodies" and "The Songwriter's Guide
to Chords and Progressions" by Joseph R. Lilore (reviewed

* Nikki Heyward from West Palm Beach, FL has won a copy of the
"Musician's Toolkit" (for details, see 

* Michael Ricard from Las Vegas, NV, has won a copy of "In The
Right Direction: A Beginners Guide to Starting a Record Label" by
Samuel D. Gilleylen.  You can read the review of this book at  For those of you
that want a copy for yourselves, it can be purchased at Borders
Books & Music and Barnes and Noble but Muse's News readers get a
$5.00 discount by purchasing through the book's website at  The book is now in its third

* Ulli Eisermann from Tewksbury, MA has won a 6 month
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agents, record companies and managers designed to virtually
automate the administration of booking and promoting a band or

Enjoy your summer!  I hope you'll get out and do things that
inspire you. 

All the best,


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M u s i c   R e v i e w s :  

by Gian Fiero, Brian Rutherford & Brett Thompson 


Gian Fiero:

* Natalise
* Stephanie Sante
* Juliet Lloyd

Reviews by Steve Allat:

* Arms of Kismet
* Mike Przygoda
* Robert Di Pietro
* A.J. Rosales
* Saliva
* Specimen 37
* Troy Sutton
* Gotye
* Unknown Component
* Sean Jackson
* Rosemary Loar


For bios on each of the reviewers, see . If you're considering
sending in your own CD for review, you can also view that page to
find out which reviewer reviews your genre. Thanks!

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N e w   A r t i s t   S p o t l i g h t   A d d i t i o n s :  

Great music is only a click away!  
Here is the latest addition to the Artist Spotlight section of
The Muse's Muse at 

Catman Cohen - Genre: SINGER/SONGWRITER

Dark, sexy, dreamy, haunting songs that send shivers down women's
spines and make grown men cry. HOW I WANT TO DIE presents a
smorgasbord of music styles and lead vocalists. Created by the
mysterious Catman Cohen, the CD is a mesmerizing dreamscape with
a message about the need for new heroes in society.


S o n g w r i t i n g   B o o k   R e v i e w : by James Linderman

The Songwriter's Guide to Melodies and 
The Songwriter's Guide to Chords and Progressions 
by Joseph R. Lilore ~
This month we will be looking at two books in a series called
"The Songwriters Guide" by Joseph R. Lilore.

Joseph Lilore is an educator and the author of almost 30 music
books from the Warner Brothers and United Artists catalogues,
including books on The Rolling Stones, R*U*S*H, and Led Zeppelin. 

He is also the author of "Guitar Chords for the 21st Century"
which I will be reviewing in September's Muse's News.

In "The Songwriters Guide" series the author has taken a look at
2 elements of song craft, melodies and chord progressions, in a
very clinical and academic way.

"The Songwriters Guide to Melodies" begins with a simple analysis
of the 2 bar diatonic phrase showing the most usual placements of
the tonic note (C in the key of C) and the relations of the other
scale tones to the tonic.

Chapter 2 deals with intervals, which is the relationship between
any 2 notes. As you work through the examples, it is impressive
how comprehensive this book is and how musical the examples are.

Chapter 3 looks at the motif, which is a melodic phrase that
exemplifies a section of music and this is followed by chapters
dealing with the relation of melody to chords, melody to words,
major and minor key writing and modal writing. 

The book is filled with very good charts and some great examples
and should be helpful to anyone wanting to take a very analytical
look at melodic construction with a goal for creating new

"The Songwriters Guide to Chords and Progressions" begins like a
theory primer, outlining all of the major and various minor
scales and illustrating how chords are developed from them.

There are amazing charts in this book as well and there are 58
chord outlines to exemplify some of the various principles
frequently used in popular harmonic writing.

This series would be ideal for anyone interested in learning how
to write in every key and how to write full key pieces with a
greater amount of connection between the elements of their work.

Get your own copies of "The Songwriter's Guide to Melodies" and 
"The Songwriter's Guide to Chords and Progressions" by Joseph
Lilore at .

James Linderman lives and works at theharmonyhouse, a music
lesson, songwriting and recording pre-production facility in
Newmarket, Ontario.  James writes songwriting articles and music
book reviews for The Muse's News, Canadian Musician Magazine,
Songwriters Magazine, and Professional Musician Magazine. His
writing is also featured in the James Linderman Wing of the
library at  James has a Canadian University and
American College education in music theory and composition and is
also pretty good at making up songs and playing the guitar. 

Contact James at:  

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For entry form and rules contact: under
"contests" Beginning June 7/05 to Oct.5/05, The International
Original Christmas Song Contest opens its doors to songwriters
around the world! We are searching for the next new Christmas
classics. We not only offer prizes, we offer what every
songwriter dreams of, the chance for their song to be recorded by
a legendary artist. Ali-Ollie Woodson (former driving force
behind the Temptations) will sing the grand prize winning song to
be released internationally on a Christmas record! All top 12
winning songs will also be released on the record. ADK
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contestants. ALL CONTESTANTS who enter contest will win a 3 month
membership to Hitquarters with a 3 song artist page.

Everyone wins! Even the animal kingdom benefits! Portions of
every cd sold will be donated to The Pet Adoption Fund and

The Austin Songwriters Group is now accepting submissions for its
Annual Song Contest through September 15, 2005. Thirty one
winners in ten (10) categories, including a grand prize winner
will compete for prizes including studio time with top Austin
producers, like Mark Addison and Stephen Doster, mentor sessions
with acclaimed songwriters like Will Sexton, Monte Warden and
Kimmie Rhodes among others, acoustic guitar gig bags with ASG
embroidered logo, as well as free registration into this year's
ASG Songwriter Symposium in October. Submissions can be EITHER
fully-produced songs, or "bare bones" demo-style entries.  Ten
major genre categories including, Rock, Blues, Country, Jazz,
Pop, Gospel/Inspirational, Singer-Songwriter, Instrumental,
Lyrics Only and a General category for everything from children's
songs to comedy. Contest open to everyone, and you do not have to
be an ASG member to enter. The entry fees for Non-Members are $20
for the first song and $15 for each additional song entered. ASG
Members pay $15 for the first song entered and $10 for each
additional song. For complete details on the song contest and to
download the entry forms, please go to the Austin Songwriter
Group website at  

ISC is an annual songwriting competition that provides
songwriters the opportunity to gain exposure in the international
arena. In addition to a total prize package of $100,000 in cash
and merchandise, ISC offers its entrants the unprecedented
opportunity to have their music heard by some of the most
prominent members of the music industry. Deadline for submission
is September 15, 2005. Please visit for more information.

ISC past and present judges include:
Rob Thomas (Matchbox 20); Andy Summers (The Police); Sean "P.
Diddy" Combs; B.B. King; Clint Black; Pat Metheny; David Hidalgo
(Los Lobos); Aaron Lewis (Staind); Five For Fighting; Monte
Lipman (President, Universal Records); Arif Mardin (VP/GM,
Manhattan Records); Alan Meltzer (President, Wind-Up Records);
Michael McDonald (President, ATO Records); Tara Griggs-Magee
(Exec. VP, Gospel/Urban Music, Sony Music); Rose Noone (Sr. VP of
A&R, Epic Records); and many more.

The Songwriters’ Association of Washington presents the 22nd
Annual Mid-Atlantic Song Contest, one of the longest-running
contests in the U.S. The competition is designed to afford rising
songwriters from throughout the world and in a wide variety of
genres, the opportunity to receive awards and exposure in an
environment of peer competition. Amateur status required. The
contest categories are: Gospel/inspirational;
R&B/rap/hiphop/dance/urban/go-go; Folk/acoustic; Adult
contemporary/soft rock; Rock/alternative; Pop; Country/bluegrass;
Jazz/blues/instrumental; Children’s; Open (novelty, seasonal,
theater, world, latin, reggae, all others not listed above).
Submission deadline is August 15, 2005. Two winners in each of
ten categories will be awarded prizes, offered performance
opportunity at Awards Night Gala and inclusion on a Winners CD.
Grand prize is $1000. Sponsored by Songwriters’ Association of
Washington (SAW), in conjunction with BMI, Oasis CD
Manufacturing, Mary Cliff, Sonicbids, TAXI, Omega Recording
Studios and Songwriters Market. Go to ( to
print out a brochure/entry form or request one by mail. Phone:
(301)654-8434. Email: Entries also being accepted
through Sonicbids
The Contemporary Christian Music Network International is hosting
their annual songwriting contest. This contest is endorsed by
Twila Paris and Russ Lee. For complete details, go to .
Feel free to contact us through our website with any questions.
The cruise sails from Galveston, Texas on October 8, 2005. This
5-day event features teaching faculty Jason Blume, (cuts on 50
million albums sold) and John and Jo Ann Braheny, (Los Angeles
Songwriters Showcase). Participants also pitch their songs to
major publishers/industry pros in TV/film and various music
genres, including Norm DeVasure ("Keeper of The Stars", "Long
Slow Kisses"), Ted Lowe ("Kill Bill 2", "Punk'd"), Mike Geiger
("Adalida", "Hillbilly Shoes"), Monica Benson (Whitney Houston,
Diamond Rio, Faith Hill), David Hilker ("Law & Order", "King of
the Hill", "ER"), and more. Cruise with ports of call in Cozumel
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M u s e ' s    C l u e s :  by Irene Jackson

©1998-2005 Moonstone Productions All Rights Reserved. Used By

If you've been working at songwriting for any length of time, you
will probably have heard of NSAI at one time or another.
Recently I've come across comments or questions about them, so I
decided to surf over to the NSAI (Nashville Songwriters
Association International) website at to see what's new.

Even though they are based in Nashville, NSAI has more than 100
branches in the US and three other countries, so the chances are
that you aren't too far away from a branch if you're ever
interested in joining up.  Besides that, they offer regional
workshops, a song evaluation service and even Bluebird Cafe
auditions!  Their Nashville-based events include song camps,
retreats, classes, and Tin Pan South, a week-long festival
dedicated to songs and songwriters.  NSAI is also active in
pursuing legislative issues of concern to songwriters including
copyright and anti-piracy issues.

As far as their website, if you are a member you can get an
online song evaluation and participate in their chats, forums and
listen to their webcasts.  There is also a list of online
articles on the subject of songwriting here:

They include Ralph Murphy's infamous "Murphy's Law of
Songwriting" and a link to some articles by songwriting gurus
Danny Arena and Sara Light. 

Songwriters often bring up the subject of paying to get critiques
and I think NSAI is an excellent and less expensive way to get
much more than that.  They are a long-standing, well respected
organization with a lot to offer the burgeoning songwriter...go
and take a look! 

Irene Jackson is a performing songwriter from Victoria, BC in
Canada. Aside from writing, recording and performing, she also
maintains a website for songwriters that includes tips, articles
and a songwriter's messageboard.

Songwriting Tips:
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F e a t u r e d   A r t i c l e : 

When Do You Know You Need A Producer? Part 2 - by Rod Clemmons
© 2005 - All Rights Reserved

In part 1 of this series, I explored several basic questions for
artists or groups to ask themselves which will help determine
their need for a producer. If after examining those questions the
answer is yes, now is a good time to explore each question
individually with the producer.

The first question was "What songs do I choose to put on my CD?"
This I think, is the fundamental question to ask because the
answer shapes the whole project. There are several answers to
this question based on some very specific circumstances that the
artist or group may bring to the table. 

Circumstance 1: Let's assume that the artist or group writes his
or her own songs. They have perhaps thirty or more songs already
written. In this scenario some good things to consider would be, 

1. What am I trying to say in general with my CD? 
2. What musical impression do I want to leave my audience with?
3. Which songs that I have written will best communicate this
musical impression? 
4. Which of these songs do I most speak with emotionally?  
5. Which songs stick in my brain? If they stick in your brain
chances are they will stick in the collective brain of your
6. What will the song order be based on a good variety of tempos
from song to song? 

Together with the objective ear and mind of the producer, these
issues can be resolved so that the artist or group can achieve
their desired musical expression. A good producer will not take
over the artist's expression and change it to fit the producer's
own agenda. Rather, he or she will listen carefully to the
performer to understand the main objective of the project, and
then go about setting everything in motion to enable the
performer achieve that objective. 

Circumstance 2: Let's say the artists or groups are excellent
performers, but they do not write their own songs. You will still
need to ask some of the same questions. If the performers do not
write their own material, it is important that these performers
are rooted and very confident in their own specific style so that
songs can be chosen according to that style.  In this case the
skill and expertise of a producer is even more necessary because
the producer can be very beneficial in helping to find songs that
enable the artist or group to speak with the music.

In both cases, once the songs are chosen for the CD, the artist
or group can go about the business of performing and emoting the
songs, and the producer can assume his or her responsibilities of
developing arrangements and instrumentation for each song,
recording sites, selecting necessary musicians and background
vocalists, and being the overall musical guide for the entire

In the next article we will discuss how to select a producer,
which is a critical decision involving mutual trust in
musicality, performance, and the artistic direction of a project.


Rod Clemmons' company, Verdict Entertainment
(, is a music production company,
producing demos, EP's, albums, and new music for independent
artists and labels. Verdict is also an independent record label
becoming a visible force in the pop music industry. We have
adopted the slogan "Verdict…Music That Speaks" to create an
environment where music that has integrity of lyric content and
style can compete in the current climate of instability that now
defines the music industry. With more than 16 years of experience
producing Demos, EP's and Albums for up and coming artists and
independent labels veteran producer Rod Clemmons specializes in
shaping your music to create a distinct sound individual to each

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    " O N   S I T E "   F E A T U R E D   A R T I C L E :

Sharing Our Creative Work With Others

This article offers my own musings about a particularly dangerous
self-sabotage pattern that many creative artists fall prey to;
subconsciously seeking feedback from sources that we know will
criticize us negatively, validating our own sometimes-low opinion
of our work and ourselves. 

Are You Helping or Hindering Your Voice?

What kinds of thoughts do you have about singing? Do you think
you have to reach up to sing high? Do you think you have to push
or squeeze to sing loudly? Do you have any negative thoughts
about yourself or your voice that spontaneously pop up when you
sing? The voice is emotion and thought-sensitive. If you have any
uncertainty about your singing, or what to do to get certain
notes, you could be creating problems. Let's explore this and see
what can be done about it.
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