â€œTiinu â€“ helping find the right
teamâ€¦ for you.â€
The onset of the Internet has
changed almost every aspect of the music industry, from production to
distribution to marketing; and yet there is still often an antiquated attitude
with regards to musicians finding their respective team members â€“ whether it be
management, producers, publishers or even record labels. Until now, aspiring
musicians have felt that they had to know people â€œon the insideâ€ of the
business. It can be an incredibly closed world and, more importantly, one that
has not protected the interests of musicians due to a lack of public
testimonial and feedback on music companies. Musicians want the times to change
and Tiinu is here to help.
* Musicians - the core group of the music industry and the most important
* Artist management
* Music PR companies
* Publishing companies
* Record labels
Music-News.com is a leading independent publisher featuring news, reviews, interviews, competitions, the latest releases and all the gossip from the worldwide music scene.
Launched in October 2003 Music-News.com has a dedicated team of over 250 contributors providing breaking news 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Under the Music News umbrella we also have Music News Underground (Live/Industry/Events), Music News Italy, Music News Malta, Film News, Film News Underground (Industry/Events) and Film News Italy. We also publish Theatre News and Game News.
Great locations help to make cinematic video, and interesting/cinematic videos get viewed more frequently! UKFilmLocation.com is pleased to partner with Radar in offering a diverse array of fantastic locations to Radar Members. Our locations are used by artists from every genre of music, and by first timers, to some of the most successful international artists. Choose from a diverse portfolio of Homes to Forts, Luxurious to Derelict, Woodland to Warehousesâ€¦ and all at competitive rates. UKFilmLocation.com is offering a discount for Radar members, so call today to brainstorm your concepts and start bringing your ideas to life!
LoudUp is a music social network helping independent artists to make the right connections. Connect with producers, venues, musicians, and studios, find other bands to gig with, promote your music and upcoming gigs, and increase your fanbase.
Launched at MusicVidFest at the Roundhouse earlier this month, Radar introduces a unique contract accessible to Labels, Managers, Artists and Directors working in the UK. Radar Music Videos is the leading community music video directors in the world, with more than 17,000 registered users, so they're well aware of the need for simple, accessible and affordable video production contracts. In line with this promotion, Radar and Wiggin have produced an infographic and advice article: "Five Good Reasons to use a PROPER Contract for your Music Videos" for free distribution.
No such contract existed before now - available options are complex, expensive or heavily weighted in favour of one party or the other - so Radar approached leading UK media lawyers Wiggin LLP to create a simple agreement for Radar's users and others in the video production sector.
Radar are hoping the contract will standardise protocols in the unregulated world of low-budget music video production.
Users are taken through all the common requirements for production, like cashflow, re-edits, ownership and promotional use - and are able to customise the contract as appropriate for each particular project. The contract is unique, in that it is equally fair to both parties. It's also written in plain English and downloadable.
Price is also a big consideration for this market sector. The the contract via Radar is discounted by Â£10, costing Â£25 plus VAT. Full details of how to buy the contract can be found on Radar's blog.
"We know a lot of commissioners and directors approach video production with a 'fingers-crossed' attitude, which can easily unravel" says Lisa Goll, marketing manager of Radar. "We hope the availability of this contact encourages directors and commissioners to use contracts as a matter of course - most disagreements are easily solved if terms have been discussed with a clear head and documented in advance.
Launched at MusicVidFest at the Roundhouse earlier this month, Radar introduces a unique contract accessible to Labels, Managers, Artists and Directors working in the UK.
Radar Music Videos is the leading community music video directors in the world, with more than 17,000 registered users, so they're well aware of the need for simple, accessible and affordable video production contracts.
In line with this promotion, Radar and Wiggin have produced an infographic and advice article: "Five Good Reasons to use a PROPER Contract for your Music Videos" for free distribution.
LANDR is an intelligent online mastering tool that gives musicians a fresh way to professionally master tracks.
LANDR creates a professional quality master in seconds, performing all of the nuanced balancing of traditional mastering using the same big data and machine learning that power technology like music recommendation engines and facial recognition.
Steve Barron is the director of some of the best-loved music videos and films of the eighties and beyond. His videos include Billie Jean by Michael Jackson, Don't You Want Me by the Human League, Take On Me by A-ha and Money For Nothing by Dire Straits as well as songs by David Bowie, Madonna, Adam Ant, Culture Club and many more. Steve's films include the original Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie, Mike Bassett: England Manager (a new Mike Bassett movie is currently on the way) and Electric Dreams. Egg 'n Chips & Billie Jean is a joy-ride through the Eighties, driven by someone who helped to make much of it what it was. Fast, funny and insightful, it is just like being there all over again. Steve knew virtually everyone in the world of music and this book is packed full of amusing anecdotes and fascinating insights on a host of Eighties celebrities. From nearly killing Madonna with a falling crane on her very first video shoot to nearly killing A-ha in the woods of Montana, this is the ultimate ringside seat to music history.
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This is one of a small selection of books and DVDs we think might interest you.
The link will take you to Amazon, and if you buy, Radar will get a % of Amazon's profit.
So you'll be helping Radar to exist.
Attitude Is Everything - #MusicWithoutBarriers
Attitude is Everything improves Deaf and disabled people's access to live music by working in partnership with audiences, artists and the music industry. We support the live music sector to understand barriers and access requirements, and encourage events producers to go beyond the legal obligations set out in the Equality Act and implement best practice, providing a fair and equal service to Deaf and disabled music fans.
#MusicWithoutBarriers is a campaign for equal access, to raise awareness of the barriers that Deaf and disabled people are currently facing, to change perceptions of disability and highlight the support for making gigs accessible. Live music is for everyone, so we believe in #MusicWithoutBarriers - Deaf and disabled people shouldn't have to miss out when their favourite band is in town due to poor access.
To support the campaign head to www.musicwithoutbarriers.org.
Join The Mixmag Media Sales Network For Advertising Opportunities & Brand Revenue
We're thrilled to collaborate with Mixmag to offer a great opportunity to all the very excellent EDM artists and labels on Radar. As you no doubt know, Mixmag is the leading global authority on the club scene. They're currently looking for artists to join their Media Sales Network.
With your agreement, they'll represent your YouTube channel in specific pitches to brands and advertisers. You retain all rights and partnerships, whilst taking a share of advertising and brand revenues. Plus as a nice bonus, Mixmag will also provide guidance on video placement and driving views. It doesn't matter if you're already a YouTube partner or with an MCN, you can still partner with Mixmag.
If you are interested in this opportunity, please email email@example.com for more information.
A new site for musicians, meet&jam.com, has launched.
It helps musicians find and connect with each other. And, for the first time, they can also book studio time online.
Musicians can put up profiles, list their influences and instruments, post video and audio, and then connect with each other.
The video means you can have a good look at other musicians' level and style before you contact them - saving time and embarrassment in the studio...
The site is for all genres and levels of ability. There are professional drummers on the site, looking for a new band, as well as enthusiastic amateurs looking to play more. There are singer-songwriters, violinists, trombonists, pianists, death metal lead guitarists, rappers... all wanting to meet and jam.
The free classified ads are a chance for bands and musicians to connect; but also the perfect place for music teachers and students to get together.
The 'Band Planner' is a private space for groups. They can message each other, use the interactive calendar, and list their gigs, rehearsal and sound-check times. The bass player will never miss another rehearsal.
But that's not all!
Meet and Jam is also an online booking system for rehearsal and recording studios. Bands and musicians can browse through dozens of UK studios, view their rooms and kit, and then book online - with a simple click and credit card payment system.
It is the only online booking system that has been developed specifically for rehearsal and recording studios, and it's a breathtakingly simple and elegant solution to a complex set of challenges.
There's nothing else like it. Take a look!
Meet and Jam - on a mission to get musicians out of their bedrooms and playing live music!
EmuBands provides a simple-to-use but powerful digital music distribution service for artists and record companies to sell music online through iTunes, Spotify, Amazon MP3 and many more of the World's leading digital music services. In a non-exclusive deal, artists and labels earn 100% of the royalties generated from sales, and maintain full ownership and control of their rights - and with a simple one-off pricing model, there are no annual or renewal fees.
Founded in 1997, The Orchard is a global independent music and video distribution company that provides an innovative and comprehensive sales and marketing platform for content owners. With industry-leading technology and operations, The Orchard’s creative, tailored approach streamlines its clients’ business while amplifying reach and revenue across hundreds of digital, mobile and physical outlets around the world.