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Designing a Great Band Website
By Michael Allison - 01/27/2002 - 04:55 AM EST

Here we will take an in-depth look at designing and maintaining an effective and professional band website. I list the Top 10 things that all successful websites must have, and also common mistakes that most designers make.

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CD REVIEW: Staticland - 9 Volt Sandbox
By Eliot Popkin - 01/23/2002 - 05:21 PM EST

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CD REVIEW: Sandy Kay - 8355
By Eliot Popkin - 01/23/2002 - 05:20 PM EST

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CD REVIEW: Randy Moore & The Fabulous Deltones - self-titled
By Eliot Popkin - 01/23/2002 - 05:19 PM EST

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CD REVIEW: Joi Veer - On
By Eliot Popkin - 01/23/2002 - 05:18 PM EST

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CD REVIEW: Andrew Wagner - thank you, but our princess is in another castle
By Eliot Popkin - 01/23/2002 - 05:17 PM EST

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Educating Yourself - Part III
By Leon & Sheryl Olguin - 01/21/2002 - 06:09 PM EST

The third in our series of articles about exploring new subjects to help you with songwriting and performing. Learn how to expand your mind, and improve your skills.

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CD REVIEW: Spectre VII - Twilight's Dawning
By Ben Ohmart - 01/20/2002 - 09:12 PM EST

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The Songwriting Identity Police!
By Paula Carpenter - 01/20/2002 - 03:53 PM EST

Did you ever stop to consider, that maybe the reason you're finding it hard to take the next step as a songwriter...is that YOU don't quite yet consider yourself a "real" songwriter? Crossing this mental barrier...the self-belief that YOU BELONG IN THIS BUSINESS... is crucial to your success! Wanna find out more?? Read on!

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Dreamin' In Las Vegas
By Jerry Flattum - 01/15/2002 - 05:06 AM EST

What's happening in Vegas? Take a fast rollercoaster ride through Sin City and see what opportunities there are for songwriters. Ever here the song, "Cathouse Blues?" Also, watch the Entertainment Cyberscope for Vegas links (some included in article) and other new categories in the next couple weeks.

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CD REVIEW: AeTopus - Memories of the Elder
By Ben Ohmart - 01/12/2002 - 12:00 PM EST

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The Hook: the RNA of a Hit Song
By Mary Dawson - 01/10/2002 - 05:24 PM EST

You have a "killer idea" for a hit song. The next step is to find a "killer hook" to hang that idea on.
If the Great Idea is the DNA of a Hit, the Great Hook is the RNA. What are the characteristics of a
Great Hook? How can you develop it successfully as you craft your song? Read on.....the answers lie just inside this article!


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Lesson 1: Basic Rhythm Symbols
By Debbie Ridpath Ohi - 01/06/2002 - 01:26 PM EST

An introduction to some basic rhythm symbols. Notes introduced: quarter note, half note, whole note.

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CD REVIEW: Larry - Among Friends
By Ben Ohmart - 01/04/2002 - 12:58 PM EST

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CD REVIEW: Jean-Paul Bourelly - Boom Bop
By Ben Ohmart - 01/02/2002 - 12:47 PM EST

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CD REVIEW: The Lynne Arriale Trio - Inspiration
By Ben Ohmart - 01/01/2002 - 01:08 PM EST

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