Category: #SKOPELIFE

April 25th Proclaimed “Ella Fitzgerald Day” in NYC

On the 65th floor at the iconic Rainbow Room, with an expansive view of the city where Ella Fitzgerald got her first big break and performed her last public concert, the singer’s 100th Birthday was celebrated. Verve Label Group, in partnership with the Mayor’s office, hosted a proclamation ceremony this morning to honor this beloved…

5 Things Every Aspiring Musician Needs For a Successful Career

Succeeding is the music field requires more than just musical talent. When you’re a professional musician, you also need to market yourself and manage your business. Here are five things every aspiring musician needs to ensure a successful career. 1) A Network of Musicians Your fellow musicians will help you locate and land gigs. People…

Health Guide: Nutrition, Fitness and Varicose Vein Treatment

In addition to visiting you doctor for regular examinations and checkups, you need to be committed to playing a key role in taking care of your general health. Preventative care helps to keep diseases at bay and detect illnesses before they become worse. Good nutrition and fitness should be priorities for anyone who wants to…

TAD: The Album Art App

TAD, the award-winning, break-through design app for musicians to create their own cover art has just got a new update and it is pretty good news for musicians. The app has integrated video technology into its features. What does this mean for a musician? Well first up, it means you can really add some punch…

A BAND WITH CREATIVE LYRICS AND PRESENTATION

If you are searching for a different right of center sound, the band CURTA is the ticket. The band’s name derives from a mechanical calculator whose creator was forced to make them for the Furher, during the war. His creative invention would die with him and be replaced by electronic calculators. It is an odd…

The Best Car Speakers You’ll Find On The Market

For many people, music is like a universal language that helps them connect and interact with each other. There are many ways in which music can be enjoyed and even more channels through which you can do that. One of the most popular places where people like listening to music is in the car. No…

TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA: THE PASSING OF AN ICON

Sadly, the creator of Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Paul O’ Neill, recently passed away from a chronic illness. The legendary musical visionary/guitarist/songwriter was the mad genius behind the part rock opera, part Christmas, part storytelling, part straight up Rock & Roll event called TSO. He was successful in creating a truly totally unique concert experience, the likes…

THIRD ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL PETER TOSH DAY THIS THURSDAY, APRIL 20TH

Having recently celebrated the 40th anniversary of his timeless classic “Legalize It” on the heels of the Peter Tosh Museum grand opening, fans worldwide are getting ready for “International Peter Tosh Day” on Thursday, April 20th, 2017! Among the many acts who are planning tributes and messages of gratitude spreading the “Legalize It” movement worldwide;…

Choosing the Best Keyboard for a Beginner in 2017

If you want to start learning how to play the keyboard, the instrument that you choose will determine how easy or difficult it will be for you to pick up the skill. You need to know what qualities the best keyboard for beginners should have, as well as features to enhance the product so that…

Music Spaces: 5 Fun Places to Jam with Your Band

So you joined a band. You bought a guitar, took a few music lessons, shelled out the money for an amplifier, found a few friends who claim to be mildly proficient on bass and drums, and came up with an incredible band name. That’s all it takes, right? Unfortunately, you’ll never be a decent group…

Top Tips for Buying the Best Ear Monitors

Ear systems have rapidly evolved into the practical choice for engineers and musicians around the world. Although they are relatively new since their introduction in the 80s and their affordability has been enhanced during recent years, the important role of earpieces in the touring and live performance industry is undeniable. Indispensable Stage Gear •It is…

Consider These When Choosing a Travel Backpack

Selecting the right backpack is an important yet rather confusing decision. You’re probably going to have this piece of luggage with you at all times, and you’ll use it to hold all your stuff. Like many other aspects of traveling, choosing the perfect backpack needs a balance between two extremes; small vs. big, fabric vs.…

WIZ KHALIFA ANNOUNCES FIRST EVER MOBILE GAME WIZ KHALIFA’S WEED FARM

Multi-platinum selling and Taylor Gang/Atlantic Records recording artist Wiz Khalifa, has officially announced the release of his new mobile game, WIZ KHALIFA’S WEED FARM, set to release on 4/20 on Apple App Store and Google Play. Made possible by Warner Music Artist Services, a division of WMG that supports Atlantic Records in all non-music brand…

5 Suggestions for a Perfect Car Audio Setup

There is nothing more enjoyable than driving while blaring your favorite music. Unfortunately, most cars don’t have the best sound systems for loud music. That new car you bought at a dealership like Woody Sander Ford might be a great ride, but with a few tweaks and minor adjustments, it can have a killer audio…

9 Best Free Mp3 Download Sites 2017

In many cultures, music has become an important part of people’s way of life as it plays a significant role in religious rituals such as marriage and graduation, social activities like dancing and cultural activities and so on. The music industry includes individuals who create songs and musical pieces (the songwriters and composers), individuals who…

Tenderhooks Hopes to Leave Musical Imprint with Great Recognition

U.K. gents, Tenderhooks, is a 6-piece act, that have been playing for going on 2 years and counting. During which time, the band has written and recorded a handful of releases, including most recent and newest album “Loving Sword”. This album releasing a top notch single turned video for “Brighton Is Falling”, which was then…

Explaining SEO to Clients 101

A new customer walks in and asks for your services. One of the services you have is SEO (Search Engine Optimization). However, the customer has no idea what that is and under these circumstances, doesn’t want to pay for any such service. Truth is that SEO is quite a complex domain, and it’s not an…

Great American Solar Eclipse Is Coming

America is going gaga about the most awesome natural phenomenon that it is going to witness on 21st August 2017. On this day, the people of the continent will be able to view the great American solar eclipse that will cross the continent almost after a century, 99 years to be precise. The excitement of…

American Nomads, Ghost Highway… Pedal To The Floor!

It has been a while since the multi-talented band American Nomads joined forces to bring us a new striking project with more feeling and emotion. They hit the road in 2016 gracing stages across the New York area building their image and fan base. The band is a culmination of varied talents and ages that…

Anti-Bullying Launch Party Prevents Bullying with Music

Music has always made itself known in its form, no matter the shape or size in question. But in question is how can music interact with bullying, combating such a thing? Well bullying has been around for the longest time, but in recent times, bullying has been seen more so than ever before. So of…

In a Band? How to Tour the US Like a True Musician

Your band is growing more popular by the day, and it’s time to really hit the road on a nationwide tour. Whether you’re selling out small clubs or entire arenas, getting to the venues is part of the touring adventure. Tour the U.S. like a true musician by trying these transportation options. The Traditional Tour…

How Can Musicians Protect Their Reputation and Band Name?

When it comes to achieving success as a musician or band, skill and talent are important. The next most important issue is reputation. A musician or band with a reputation for drugs, violence or other criminal or anti-social activities may find themselves with no future. These four actions can help musicians and bands to protect…

Feel & Look Your Best With KETO-OS

KETO-OS is the abbreviation for the product named Ketone Operating System. It is the latest product by Pruvit in its production of supplements. Keto-os has a wide variety of benefits, and as such is referred to as an exogenous supplement. Here, we explain the mechanisms of this product and why it would go a long…

Hints for Playing Craps

Craps is one of the favorite games in the casino whether online or land-based. It is known to offer significant and excitement payday for casino players. Craps is a game of chance and your chance of winning sometimes depends on the level of risk you are willing to take. If you are a beginner in…

4 Reasons Leasing A Home Would Be Well Worth Your Time

If you’re in the market for a new home, one option you may want to consider is to lease rather than buy. Depending on your individual circumstances, leasing can provide a smarter option than buying. Leasing offers an ideal option for people who value their freedom and whose finances make leasing an attractive choice. Apartment…

Three Facts About Ryan Lochte’s Deal With Debt.com

Ryan Lochte’s deal with Debt.com is all about second chances, a subject with which the swimmer is all-too familiar. Lochte owns three world records and has won a dozen Olympic medals during his brilliant swimming career — including six golds — but the superstar athlete’s victories in the pool have been overshadowed by a single,…

Do All Musicians Have Some Sort of Drinking or Drug Problem?

Drugs and music are historically linked together, especially as jazz and rock-and-roll came onto the scene. From the public’s perspective, it seems like every musician has some sort of drinking or drug problem. Although there are some struggling artists, not every musician has these issues. Take a close look at the realities of being a…

5 Questions Feat Maiah Wynne

So today we have hooked up with the talented Maiah Wynne. Maiah is a female singer/songwriter who has got amazing music you need to hear today. We got hooked after seeing her video for “I Got Nuthin’ featuring Aliephant.” Join us today as we ask 5 questions and Maiah really opens up about what is…

Jennifer DeFrayne the Voyager of the Piano

Jennifer DeFrayne is a composer and pianist, one that has in fact, won awards for her composition and piano work. That said, she has gone on to release two full-length albums, “By A Wire” and recent follow-up “Sisu”. This time around, she has decided to go with an emotional depth, self-assuredness, as well as technical…

How Do DJs Successfully Manage Their Clientele?

Playing music that gets people dancing is the DJ’s gig in life. However, like many creative jobs, it’s not as simple as it looks. Getting venue owners and party promoters to hire you is half the battle. How well you manage those relationships, once you build them, will determine if you’re a true turntable contender,…

5 Tips for Choosing the Perfect Pair of Headphones

There’s no shortage of choices on the market when it comes to headphones. On the upside, the variety of styles means that there’s something for everyone. On the downside, the breadth of choice can be a little overwhelming. This list is here to help make your search for the perfect pair of headphones just a…

How to Advertise An App on Facebook

Facebook is a very big Platform, study shows that over one billion phone users are recorded daily using Facebook, over the years Facebook has grown into a marketing platform where you can advertise your products at a very affordable price, many have made Facebook to one of their biggest market channels for their apps. Furthermore,…

Better Busking: Helpful Gadgets and Apps for Traveling Street Performers

What did you want to be when you grew up? Many of us had colorful and impractical dreams as children. However, some have lived out their childhood dreams, becoming traveling street performers or engaging in some other whimsical adventure as a full-time hobby, lifestyle, and source of income. Here’s how to throw your passions to…

Science Breakthroughs: 4 Stunning Scientific Developments

Every day, scientists around the world work diligently to solve complex problems and to expand the sum total of human knowledge. Although every scientific discovery is valuable in the sense that it constitutes information that was not known before, some are so large or shocking that they are hailed as breakthroughs. Here are four of…

Blogging About Life: Three Blog Subjects You Could Get Into

Blogging is one of the modern hobbies that people pick up for various reasons. Some enjoy the exposure and feedback, while others simply like to tell stories to an audience. There are also people that feel the need to let certain information out and spread it across the web. For some it’s a very serious…

OUTERLOOP PRESIDENT MIKE MOWERY LAUNCHES SIGN-UPS FOR OUTERLOOP COACHING WEBINAR SERIES ‘SIXTY DAYS TO SIGNABLE’

Dedicated to educating the next generation of music business entrepreneurs, Outerloop President and CEO Mike Mowery has launched a new educational initiative under the Outerloop umbrella, Outerloop Coaching. Outerloop Coaching consists of online courses, webinars, e-books, and mentoring for aspiring managers and self-managed musicians. Mowery shares everything he has learned over two decades in the…

Personalised Gifts, Phone & Tablet Cases And More @ imagise

imagise is a full-service, digital platform designed to provide site visitors with a personal and fun way to easily create and order products catered specifically to their taste. It’s an interactive and fun approach to customising phone cases, tablet cases, clocks, jigsaws, slate decorations and more. Born from a passion for providing shoppers with a…