Category: #SKOPELIFE

HOW TO PREPARE FOR THE PERFECT TOUR

Playing in a band and going on tour seems glamorous and fun to most people. Although it indeed is fun to head out on tour and play shows in different cities, it’s also a process that requires ample consideration. If you want your upcoming musical tour to be a big success, you have to plan…

RISING TRILINGUAL ARTIST BREAKING BARRIERS WORLDWIDE

It is refreshing when a young girl can grow to a woman and realize her dream has come true. Renee Asteria is that young girl who took her first piano lessons at 5 years old and began to immerse herself into her love of music. Her mother literally planted the musical seed when she used…

9 REASON WHY YOU ARE NOT GETTING SIGNED

What’s holding artists back from get signed to a label or publisher? We asked actual label executives who are signing actual artists to find out. (1) You want it too much. The most interesting artists are the ones that don’t need a label, yet are most likely to get signed by one. They have strong…

HARRY POTTER: BEHIND THE SCENES

The characters we’ve all loved for so long were cleverly entwined by J.K. Rowling, and then the story entered the realm of film, adding the visual effects that today’s movie technology can offer. With perfect casting and exceptional sets, the Harry Potter films just kept getting better. Now they are behind us, wouldn’t it be…

YOUR SUMMER SONG ON BONGO BOY BEACH: THE COMPILATION FOR SUMMER

Distribution PLUS Promotions for Your Summer Song with Bongo Boy Records. Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, Malaysia, Japan, mainland China , Africa, and More…….. Come join us on Bongo Boy Beach. Be in one of The Largest and Hottest Music Market Today Asia and More. PLUS Distributed on iTunes, CDBaby, Amazon and Others in World. Non…

KENNY FAME RELEASES ‘WHO AM i’ TO RAVE REVIEWS

After winning the ‘runner up’ position in the ‘Song Of The Year’ songwriting competition and after years of working at the The World Famous Apollo Theater in Harlem, recording artist and resident Kenny Fame, became a recognizable songwriter in NYC, where he has released six EPs and one full length LP; releasing them both independently…

THE TOP 5 REASONS TO CONSIDER PPC

Pay per click advertising is effective and delivers fast results. However, many business owner are reluctant to try it out, citing the cost or the effort involved in making it work. In the grand scheme of things, though, pay per click advertising offers many benefits. In fact, it is one of the most preferred online…

EYE’Z SPEAKS ON THE LIVE ACTION MUSIC CONCERT SERIES

Pop singer Eye’z stops by thoughts of a Common Man Radio with Charles Williams on kgm1.com to talk about her up coming event live action music she is hosting at the Ivy Room in Albany, CA on May 29th, 2016. Thoughts of a Common Man with Co Host Eye’z: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=07qEX-xA0Xo The Live Action Music concert…

4 WAYS TO MAKE TOURS EASY TO MANAGE

Before you hit the road and spread your music across the country or even overseas, you want to plan your tour in a way that will make it easier to manage. You want to save money and look at the actual cost of transportation to book your venues. Also, create a route so that you…

WORDSMITH DAN LIPTON RELEASES DEBUT ALBUM

Currently most music coming out is depended on technological production than organic. But there are those who try to release music in its rawest form. One such artist is Washington DC native, singer/songwriter Dan Lipton. He has become somewhat of a journeyman especially with his debut solo album “Breathing In”. Dan pulls his lyrics from…

TIPS ON RENTING PRACTICE SPACE FOR BANDS

When you play in a band, whether you just jam once in awhile or you plan to play out at local or national shows, you need a space to do that jamming and get that practice in. Bands don’t get to sound tight just by sitting in their own living rooms strumming their guitars and…

LIVE ACTION MUSIC HOSTED BY EYE’Z

Live Action Music Hosted by Eye’z @ at Ivy Room. Ivy Room is an historic, neighborhood bar in Albany, CA. The bar dates back to the early 1940’s. Its most beloved owner was Dottie MacBeath who managed the Ivy in the 1990’s, in addition to a few other bars up and down San Pablo. The…

MASS OF THE FERMENTING DREGS RETURNS

At last, we return with a new installment of TOKYO CALLING. We have taken on some additional staff to bring you more regular content because music in Japan is too much for only a few! Guest writer: Jiselle Alves MASS OF THE FERMENTING DREGS is back and this time, they’re back with a new sound…

PAUL D JONES SPEAKS ON PRINCE’S ESTATE PREPAREDNESS

With the many discussions tossed around regarding the lack of preparedness for the estate of the late recording artist, Prince, Certified Financial Education Instructor, Paul D. Jones offers clarity for planning your own. A fellow Minnesotan, Jones has met with a barrage of questions after the legendary singer’s financial chaos became public. His answers are…

ADRENALINE: GAMING MUSIC

Some people specifically choose games based on the gaming music today. Gaming music is becoming as important as soundtracks for movies. People want to be able to feel stronger emotions based on the music of a particular game. With a game like the Adrenaline Game series and similar games, Adrenaline – Gaming Music is even…

8 MISTAKES TO AVOID DURING SEO

Every search engine marketers wants to promote trends that are aligned with digital marketing. SEO is vastly necessary to enhance key to improve your website’s visibility, driving more traffic and higher conversion rates. It is very necessary to hire a digital marketing agency to perform SEO properly to drive massive traffic organically. Internet marketer should…

5 THINGS EVERY SUCCESSFUL MUSICIAN NEEDS

Without music, the world doesn’t make much sense. Many mothers play music for their children in the womb. Others love to play music to calm their minds or get into a different frame of mind. Music makes a major difference in every life, whether it’s acknowledged or not. Out of all the careers to choose…

THE ARTIST ALWAYS GETS SCREWED

There’s something wrong in The Arts, rewarding the hucksters over the creators. Speculators sell and re-sell paintings for millions, without a penny in royalty or commission going to the artist or his family while a struggling musician with a hit record can starve as everyone in the sales and marketing food chain takes a bite.…

THE KID IS IN THE HOUSE AND BRINGS IT DOWN ONE BEAT AT A TIME

Nowadays it’s not hard to find young aspiring artists working hard to get their name out there. One such artist is Kid Quill who is no exception. Mitch “Kid Quill” Brown knew that from a very young age that he yearned to express himself through music. But his first love was soccer where he ironically…

ICELAND’S SECRET SOLSTICE FESTIVAL GOES GREEN

Is it possible for a major music festival to be green? While many major events are known to be energy inefficient, and even damaging to the environment, one event in Iceland is trying to turn that stereotype on its head with the use of geothermal energy, hybrid vehicles, and intensive recycling programs. Secret Solstice festival…

EYE’Z STOPS BY ‘THOUGHTS OF A COMMON MAN’ ON KGMI RADIO

KGM1 Radio is a online radio station with a terrestrial format with all the benefits of internet radio. We have the capability of reaching millions of listeners worldwide with programs and live special event coverage. KGM1 format includes news, talk radio that covers spiritual ministries and uplifting motivational topics. “Thoughts of a Common Man” With…

AUTOMATED EMPLOYMENT BACKGROUND SCREENING SOLUTIONS

In addition to the risks related to compliance, research shows that the main hiring concerns for modern employers include fraud, theft, absenteeism, workplace accidents and high employee turnover among others. By making use of a comprehensive program for background screening, companies and organizations can address these risks and maintain compliant hiring practices. Below we’ll take…

UNIFORM BAND: HOW TO MAKE EACH PERFORMANCE DAZZLING

The band sounds tight and you’ve got big gigs on the horizon. But have you thought about band image? What are you guys gonna look like? Lucky for you, old ideas are new again, especially the idea of band uniforms. A Brief History of Rock Band Uniforms From the natty suits and thin ties of…

WHY CHEFS ARE THE NEW STARS OF MUSIC FESTIVALS

The modern music festival is about more than the headlining bands these days. As an increasingly savvy audience gathers for the multi-day events, top chefs are also flocking to festivals to feed these music-loving, foodie hybrids. An extension of the dual food and music festivals, like the sweetlife music + food festival backed by organic…

WHY YOU LOST YOUR DREAM JOB OR PROMOTION

Are you wondering why you never get the call or email from the company you sent your application to yet you felt and you know that you are qualified for the position? Well, there are a number of reasons why you did not get the opportunity. Most of them would have been avoidable if you…

WHAT HAPPENED TO THE MUSIC

To cope with internet overload, we allow algorithms to sift through and feed us bits and pieces to match our tastes or cosmetically enhanced anchormen (and anchorwomen) to spoon up headlines to the tune of tone-deaf sponsors. All this through a multi-tasking world, where a generation pays half attention to work while constantly checking their…

SPRING SPECIAL @ FRESH TRACKS MARKETING & PR

Looking for a digital marketing and PR campaign for your band, brand or business? Talk to music business veterans, Fresh Tracks Marketing, for a cutting edge approach to set you apart from the pack. Fresh Tracks Marketing has been working with the biggest bands, brands, and entertainment releases for over 9 years. Their main focus…

10 VITAL GOOGLE URLS THAT EACH GOOGLE USER MUST KNOW

There are number of questions that will rise in your mind. Where I will be able to find the ads that I’ve ever clicked on Google? What will Google comprehend the places I’ve visited recently? What are various interests of mine as determined by Google? Where I should go if I could not remember the…

EFFECTIVE SEARCH ENGINE MARKETING WITH WORDPRESS

These days, even a novice we marketer is well aware of the importance of Search Engine Optimization. SEO is the best way for digital marketing. The long time success of any website is dependent on SEO. Organic web traffic is the easiest and most cost-efficient procedure, to acquire new visitors to your website. The more…

MATTHEW NEVES IS ON FIRE

Since the release of Matthew’s third full length album, Diligence, he has been nominated for two awards at the IMAs (Independent Music Awards) which honors four hundred of the world’s most exceptional artists. He’s headlined the Mercedes Benz Red Carpet Fashion Show in Daytona Beach, Florida which was held at the Marina Grande on the…

5 COOL WAYS TO WEAR A T-SHIRT

A t-shirt is probably the most boring piece of clothing that you could ever wear. There are just so many types of t-shirts that are available in the market. Getting one is so simple. They are worn for casual activities and for freedom purposes. If you do not want a bunch of outfits dragging you…

FASHION DESIGNS FOR INDIAN ETHNIC WEAR

One of the best ways of embracing and appreciating culture is exhibited by dressing in a fad that represents that particular culture. Indians have been known to uphold their ethnicity all over the world and this has become a norm to them. Indians have always worn brightly colored clothes and they sure look incredible in…

EDGE MUSIC NETWORK (EMN) LAUNCHES

Backed by industry giants such as John Paul DeJoria; VH1 Classic founder, Eric Sherman; Aerosmith lead singer, Steven Tyler; The Who lead singer, Roger Daltrey; Queen drummer, Roger Taylor; and industry powerhouses like Universal, Capitol Records, Def Jam and Geffen—Edge Music Network (EMN) is on a mission to reinvent how music is heard, viewed and…

HOW SOLAR TRACKING IS GETTING SMART

Thanks to innovations all over the solar industry, solar tracking is set to get a new technological boost. Three patents promise to unleash a new era in smart solar tracking. The new trackers will be capable of precisely tracking the movement of the sun, without much human intervention. These trackers will increase the efficiency of…

EIGHT EFFECTIVE EXPERT WEDDING PLANNING TIPS

Your wedding day is definitely your biggest day as a couple. This means that you have to have everything running smoothly. The success of your wedding is determined by how well the planning is done and how the plans are adhered to. Here are the tips and guidelines that you can follow to ensure success…

BECOME THE BEST ONLINE TUTOR FOR CHILDREN

Not every child needs tutoring but there are those that need a tutor who will help them become successful. The purpose of tutoring is to offer upright assistance to students who are weak in some specific subjects and helping them become the best they could ever be in those subjects. With that said, it takes…

DOES PLAYING A MUSICAL INSTRUMENT MAKE YOU SMARTER?

Learning to play an instrument is one of the most rewarding things anyone can do. Nothing is more gratifying than practicing a piece of music until you have mastered it. You can perform in front of other people, or you could view your music as a private hobby, like reading a book or writing poetry.…

ELEVATE YOUR FESTIVAL EXPERIENCE WITH OXYGEN PLUS

For the millions of individuals who cannot start their day without a tall cup of Joe, an energy shot, shake or supplement, there is a fundamental, all-natural alternative that has been proven to boost energy and increase alertness – oxygen. Studies reveal that fatigue is one of the most common conditions experienced by people worldwide,…

SAVE MONEY BY INSTALLING AQUAOX FILTERS

Bottled water comes in such a variety of presentations from simple and inexpensive varieties to fancy packaging and over the top prices. Did you know that Americans spend over $4 billion every year on bottled water? This equally means there are four billion plastic bottles being discarded or hopefully recycled every year if each bottle…