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CD REVIEW: Healing Sounds
By Ben Ohmart - 12/30/2001 - 12:08 PM EST

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Q&A: How Do We Find Places To Perform?
By Michael Allison - 12/30/2001 - 06:08 AM EST

Our dilemma at the moment is finding places for them to play immediately to get themselves promoted. How or where do we look for venues? Is there any specific ways that we should go about this?

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CD REVIEW: Alton Rex - Soul Faces
By Eliot Popkin - 12/24/2001 - 04:51 PM EST

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CD REVIEW: Mars Black - Recon 4 - 4 song debut sampler
By Eliot Popkin - 12/24/2001 - 04:47 PM EST

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CD REVIEW: Billy Rawlett - Latent Treasurers
By Eliot Popkin - 12/24/2001 - 04:46 PM EST

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CD REVIEW: Doug Folkins - Signs Along The Way
By Eliot Popkin - 12/24/2001 - 04:45 PM EST

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CD REVIEW: Judithstar* - Fossils - 4 song EP
By Eliot Popkin - 12/24/2001 - 04:43 PM EST

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Deja Vu All Over Again: Songwriter Chris Kennedy
By Terri Ann Palumbo - 12/21/2001 - 05:35 PM EST

Take a guy whose band logo once featured a straitjacket, who sings along with Marlene Dietrich, and is playing nearly every facet of the music business, and what do you get? Chris Kennedy. The former AND current songwriter and front-man of RuthRuth is reinventing himself yet again -- writing new songs, re-working old songs and finally doing it (as one of his favorite icons once sang) HIS way. Think you've heard it all about the agonies and ecstasies of songwriting? Kennedy can change your mind, in more ways than one.

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CD REVIEW: My First Day At Preschool - Starring Buddy Bear
By Ben Ohmart - 12/21/2001 - 02:50 PM EST

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CD REVIEW: Aly Bain & Ale Moller - Fully Rigged
By Ben Ohmart - 12/19/2001 - 02:07 PM EST

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Q&A: Do Indie Artists Really Need A Website?
By Michael Allison - 12/17/2001 - 03:30 AM EST

I am wondering if an indie artist really needs a website. If so, should I have a professional designer make me one, or should I do it myself?

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Q&A: What Is Cross Promotion, and how do I use it?
By Michael Allison - 12/17/2001 - 03:28 AM EST

I just read an article about cross promotion and really didn't understand what it was. The author said that cross promotion is a great way to advertise. Could you explain this to me in plain english?

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CD REVIEW: DFA - Work In Progressive Live
By Ben Ohmart - 12/17/2001 - 01:19 AM EST

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A story of rejection, improving song skills, and adopting the WHY NOT ME mindset!
By Paula Carpenter - 12/16/2001 - 09:45 PM EST

Have you ever been rejected? Have you ever had your "bubble burst" and had to come to terms with your need for improvement? Multi-genre, award-winning pop, country, and CCM Songwriter, Paula Carpenter, who has written for several of Nashville's largest publishing houses, tells you HER story of just starting out, of meeting rejection head-on with a smile and a never-give-up mindset, and how she did...and how you can...adopt a WINNING ATTITUDE of committment, consistency...and WHY NOT ME??

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CD REVIEW: Sonic Residue From Vapourspace
By Ben Ohmart - 12/14/2001 - 05:21 PM EST

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CD REVIEW: Stars of Afro-Pop
By Ben Ohmart - 12/13/2001 - 04:20 PM EST

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CD REVIEW: Don Lanphere and New Stories - Home At Last
By Ben Ohmart - 12/10/2001 - 10:43 PM EST

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Q&A: What's a fair split for a collaborator agreement?
By Mary Dawson - 12/09/2001 - 02:01 PM EST

What's a fair split when you've been working with someone you consider a friend? Mary gives some advice.

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CD REVIEW: James Horner - A Beautiful Mind (Soundtrack)
By Ben Ohmart - 12/08/2001 - 03:20 PM EST

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Marketing Your Songs On The Internet: Your Music Sales Website
By Mark Curran - 12/03/2001 - 06:32 PM EST

Songwriters can explore additional sources of income from their songs by making them available directly to the consumer. This is done using a music sales website. Here's how.

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