Industry

The 10 Commandments of Music Submission

The 10 Commandments of Music Submission

Way too often I see people who are totally clueless about the process of submitting music to labels for a potential deal.  Outside the random Myspace links, links to slow as Christmas 3rd party download sites, and tracks previously distributed for free or by the artist themselves, very few tracks actually come through random submission worth signing.  I guess the first key to getting signed is h... Read More »

Business Models for the Underground

There was a time when people did not really discuss money in underground artistic and ministry circles, but I think it is becoming far more widely acceptable that many people make all or part of their living in the music and entertainment business. Everyone has their own opinions and viewpoints on where they feel comfortable, some feel their music should impact the mainstream, others feel it shoul... Read More »

Your Label, Your Way: Part 1

Getting signed is tough.  I would know. I’ve been going down that road for several years now.  Getting noticed is only slightly easier than picking the winning superfecta in the Kentucky Derby.  Maybe that’s why you decided to start your own label.  Perhaps it’s because you do a genre of music that isn’t in demand much, or maybe even before it’s time.  Anyway around it, you’re pro... Read More »

Tastyfresh.com presents “The Freshies”: The Best of 2007

For the first time ever, Tastyfresh presents the Freshie Awards, an acknowledgement of achievement amongst members of the Christ Centered Electronic Music community.  After taking into consideration your nominations and considerations, our staff has compiled our first ever list of winners. So, without further delay, here are the Freshie Award winners for 2007.   Read More »

The Business of Dance Music: Episode Ten – Bringing it all Together

It’s been my pleasure to write this series for the past two years. When I started writing “The Business of Dance Music” two years ago, it seemed as if all you Tastyfreshers knew where you wanted to go, but had no idea how to get there. In that two year span, I’ve seen many new faces come aboard, and many old faces step up their game. I’ve seen Christians take their production levels up t... Read More »

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