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Getting Yourself A Gig
Date: Nov 13, 2013
 

Pursuing A Career In The Music Business

Whether you're a musician trying to make connections and get gigs, an artist or band trying to get signed, these motivational tips apply to you...  
 

Music industry - An Open Book For Anyone

Time matures and brings upon change. Twenty or so years ago, making and releasing an album in the South African music industry was a difficult task. Looking at it now, the possibilities of releasing a project are endless mainly thanks to modern technology.  
 

Gabi Le Roux And His Love For Music

It takes a lot for one to stay relevant in the ever-changing music industry. Legendary songwriter, composer and record producer Gabi Le Roux is one of the few people who have managed to keep the ball rolling for many decades in South Africa. Mostly recognized for producing one of SA's biggest crossover hit, 'Nkalakata', Le Roux is still firing off all cylinders.  
 

Music Course For The Blind

This combined music production and sound engineering NQF level 4-diploma course is specially developed for the blind to teach a learner the entire process of producing their own music, from the basic principles of sound, recording, programming and editing, up to the final mixing and mastering process.  
 

How To Package A Press Kit

As a music critic, first impressions last - especially if the artist is new in the industry. As someone trying to convince a critic to give your project an ear, how you present your artist is as important as spending sleepless nights in the studio putting together great songs.  
 

Understanding The Game Of Radio Play Listing

It is safe to say that one of the most important elements of an artist or band's career is getting radio airplay. Not only does this create a revenue stream through royalties, but builds awareness, demand and also is a sense of validation, thus giving out a certain amount of credibility in the market...  
 

Get Your House In Order For Bookings

As an artist, DJ or musician, one always has to maintain a certain level of professionalism when running their business affairs. This of course include, having all necessary documents in place for a performance booking.  
 
 
 
Time For South African Indies Music Week
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SA Artists Nominated For The MTV MAMA
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Mzansi, Get Ready For Nas & Timbaland!
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You Can Still Get Your SAMA Ticket
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Amstel Toasts South African Music Legends At SAMA
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