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The Durango Songwriters Expo
Since 1996, the Durango Songwriters Expo has aspired to be what some industry insiders are calling "the premier songwriting event in America"— a blend of music business seminars and workshops, song listening/critique sessions, live songwriter showcases, and a live hit-writer concert to close the event. Now held twice a year.
Great Music Posters!
Led Zeppelin, The Beatles, Bob Dylan, Rolling Stones, Pink Floyd, Jimi Hendrix, Johnny Cash...and tons more great music pictures and posters!
helps unsigned bands, artists and songwriters get record deals, publishing deals, and placement in films and TV shows. TAXI is the World's Leading Independent A&R Company.
Recording Industry Association of America
The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) is the trade group that represents the U.S. recording industry. Its mission is to foster a business and legal climate that supports and promotes our members' creative and financial vitality. Its members are the record companies that comprise the most vibrant national music industry in the world. RIAA members create, manufacture and/or distribute approximately 90% of all legitimate sound recordings produced and sold in the United States.
Established in 1967, the Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI) is the world's largest not-for-profit trade organization dedicated to serving songwriters of all genres of music. We are your advocate, and we help you meet your dreams.
Just Plain Folks
A community of over 40,000 Songwriters, Recording Artists, Music Publishers, Record Labels, Performing Arts Societies, Educational Institutions, Recording Studios and Engineers, Producers, Legal Professionals, Publicists and Journalists, Publications, Music Manufacturers and Retailers.
In business since March 1998, CDBaby is now the largest seller of independent CDs on the web.
Manufacturing was founded in 1987 to be a company people could trust— an oasis, in fact, in a big, confusing and impersonal business. Since then, Oasis CD Manufacturing has continued to set industry standards for integrity, courtesy and innovation while serving independent musicians, filmmakers and labels with their CD and DVD work.
is a membership association of over 230,000 U.S. composers, songwriters, lyricists, and music publishers of every kind of music. Through agreements with affiliated international societies, ASCAP also represents hundreds of thousands of music creators worldwide. ASCAP is the only U.S. performing rights organization created and controlled by composers, songwriters and music publishers, with a Board of Directors elected by and from the membership.
ASCAP protects the rights of its members by licensing and distributing royalties for the non-dramatic public performances of their copyrighted works. ASCAP's licensees encompass all who want to perform copyrighted music publicly. ASCAP makes giving and obtaining permission to perform music simple for both creators and users of music.
is an American performing rights organization that represents more than 300,000 songwriters, composers and music publishers in all genres of music. The non-profit-making company, founded in 1939, collects license fees on behalf of those American creators it represents, as well as thousands of creators from around the world who chose BMI for representation in the United States. The license fees BMI collects for the "public performances" of its repertoire of more than 6.5 million compositions - including radio airplay, broadcast and cable television carriage, Internet and live and recorded performances by all other users of music - are then distributed as royalties to the writers, composers and copyright holders it represents.
Currently celebrating its 75th year of operation, SESAC was founded in 1930, making it the second oldest performing rights organization in the United States. SESAC's repertory, once limited to European and gospel music, has diversified to include today's most popular music, including R&B/hip-hop, dance, rock classics, country hits, the best of Latina music, Contemporary Christian, the coolest jazz, and the television and film music of Hollywood’s hottest composers.
If the phrase 'quality vs. quantity' ever mattered, SESAC is the place. While SESAC is the smallest of the three U.S. performing rights organizations, size is its largest advantage. SESAC prides itself on developing individual relationships with both songwriters and publishers.
is a dynamic, nonprofit performance rights organization embodying hundreds of recording companies and thousands of artists united in receiving fair compensation for the licensing of their music in the new and ever-expanding digital world. Modern technology makes all of our lives a little bit simpler and SoundExchange takes full advantage of its accuracy and efficiency to license, collect and distribute public performance revenues for sound recording copyright owners (SRCOs) and artists for noninteractive digital transmissions on cable, satellite and webcast services.
The Harry Fox Agency
is the foremost mechanical licensing, collection, and distribution agency for U.S. music publishers. Our processes, culture, and technology are client-driven and results-oriented. We continually strive to add value and strength to the music rights industry.
How to Promote Your Music Successfully on the Internet
Wouldn't it be great if literally thousands of people heard your music every day? What if you could use your website to sell 50, 100, 200 CDs or more every month? Guess what? It doesn't take a brain-surgeon to make it happen, but you need to know what you're doing...David Nevue can show you how!
The Indie Bible
8000 places to promote your music!
The Musician's Guide to Touring and Promotion
More than 4800 updated contacts: It's everything the working musician needs to book gigs, contact record labels, find a manager, locate tour services, and more. It's information you can trust from the publishers of BILLBOARD. And, unlike annual directories, the MUSICIAN'S GUIDE is updated every six months.
The Musicians Atlas
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The USA Songwriting Competition
The World's Leading International Song Competition
The Cyber Hymnal
Thousands of Christian Hymns & Gospel songs from many denominations— lyrics, MIDI files, scores, pictures, history & more. Searchable, advanced Autoplay feature, free downloads. New entries every week. User friendly. Biggest site of its kind on the Internet.
Music News Nashville
Nashville's Information Source
The Nashville Muse
Want to integrate into the Nashville singer/songwriter scene? This is a great place to start. "Friends Don't Let Friends Play to an Empty Room." —Doak Turner, Nashville Muse Founder
zZounds has one of the widest selections of name-brand instruments at terrific prices. Choose from over 125,000 different products from their website 24 hours a day. Check it out!
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FestivalPig.com We've been to the world's best parties & want to share our tips with you. We've run with the bulls in Spain, chugged beers at Oktoberfest & danced naked at Burning Man...Celebrate Hogmanay in style, discover hidden secrets of Batalla Del Vino or worship a goat at Puck Fair. It's all out there & in here at FestivalPig.com!
Boston Guitar Lesson Have you always wanted to learn the guitar? Are you a beginner looking for the fastest way to start playing? If you answered yes to these questions in live in the Boston area, then Boston Voice And Guitar Lessons can help you.
Songs from Movies Heard an awesome song in a movie? Wondering how to find it? Look no further than SweetSoundtrack.com!
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