Carolyn Malachi

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5 social media trends PR pros must embrace

Social media tactics are a must for any well-rounded PR or marketing campaign.<p>However, how can you stand out in the sea of content and messages …

Carolyn Malachi - Sky (Official Video)

The 150 Greatest Albums Made By Women

50. Hole<i><br>Live Through This</i> <b>(DGC, 1994)</b><p>Released on April 12, 1994 — seven days after her late husband's suicide, <i>Live Through This</i> is the first major label release and most definitive work by Courtney Love and her band Hole. Often viewed in the shadow of Kurt Cobain but built to eclipse it, the album …

Justin Bieber Is No Longer Just A Pop Star, He's Proven He Can Do Anything

You may love him, you may hate him, but no matter how you feel about him, nobody can argue that Justin Bieber hasn’t conquered the pop world. The Canadian singer has now collected five No. 1 albums, five No. 1 singles and just under 40 top 40-charting songs here in the U.S., and his control over …

8 steps to better social media marketing

It’s one thing to be <i>on</i> social media; it’s quite another to be good at it.<p>Here to help in this confusing cyber quest are the people of Digital …

Social Media

Women of Jazz: Stream a Playlist of 91 Recordings by Great Female Jazz Musicians

Browse through an archive of jazz writing from the last, oh, hundred years, and you’ll get the distinct impression that jazz, like the NFL, has been …

With one raw, irresistible song, James Brown found the sound of the racial unrest of 1967

‘Cold Sweat’ broke one genre and helped create another<p>In early July of 1967, legendary producer and songwriter Clyde Otis penned a letter to radio …

Aretha Franklin

Meet Felix Mendelssohn, Composer Of The Original Song Of The Summer

It's now officially summer, which means it's time to kick back, pour out a glass of rosé and listen to the ever-timeless Overture to <i>A Midsummer</i> …

Piano

Justin Bieber Is The First Artist In History To Own The Top 3 Bestselling Songs Simultaneously

Justin Bieber has quickly become the most sought-after featured vocalist for any artist looking to score a serious smash hit, and who can blame the music industry? The singer has a proven track record of sending almost anything he attaches his name to towards the top of the charts, regardless of …

Synch Licensing: Why Old Thinking Is Leaving Money on the Table (Opinion)

Music is the ultimate good news-bad news business. Streaming is the future but it earns much less money than CDs, and although the live-music economy …

Licensing

Pew Center Announces 53 New Grants for Philadelphia Artists Organizations

The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage today announced 53 grants in support of the Philadelphia region's cultural organizations and artists. The 2017 …

A Fast-Track to Get Artists Teaching in City Classrooms

New York City now has a record number of full-time, certified arts teachers in public schools. But many schools lag behind and a new program at Lincoln Center is trying to address the gap by providing a way for working artists to become state-certified teachers.<p>One of those artists is Shola …

Learn How to Plan and Book a Concert Tour On Your Own

Booking a concert tour isn't much different from booking a local gig -- you're just doing it on a much larger scale. It’s probably no surprise that …

Spotify Will Test Paid Song Placement on User Playlists

Spotify will experiment with allowing record labels to place songs on users’ playlists in exchange for payment, BBC reports. The #sponcon trial won’t …

10 Things You Need to Know About Placing Music on TV and in Films

You want <i>every</i> chance to generate income from your music, and while mechanical royalties (for sales of tangible product and digital downloads) have …

Current Grant Opportunities

<b>IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR ALL GRANT APPLICANTS:</b><p><b>Please note that the web address to that application portal will change between Saturday, May 5th and</b> …

What Is the Difference Between Music Licensing and Distribution?

Choosing between licensing and distribution is a common challenge for any indie labels, especially when it comes to trying to get their albums out …

How Hip-Hop Is Teaching High Schoolers About the Free Market

Greg Caskey is a 27-year-old Abington, Pennsylvania, native who is a social sciences teacher at Delaware Military Academy.<p>The academy is a thriving …

Rap & Hip-Hop

It Is a Business After All: How Features in Rap Work

Image via Wikimedia Commons<p>We’ve all seen this go down. Rap Internet’s peanut gallery froths at the mouth, both mirth and rage fill a tight space of …

How To Flesh Out Your Lyric

Songkick is the big ticket in gig listings

Last year, the Featured Artist Coalition organised a technology showcase aimed at giving artists "some hot inside technology tips from four music services at the cutting edge of connecting artists with their audience". Heads from the companies Spotify, SoundCloud (I'm a user and a big fan of …

B&T

The delightful Lisa Sheehan straps into B&T's "cage of truth" we actually prefer to call our Women in Media profiles.<p>Posted 23 hours …

Why Stackshare is quietly becoming a secret weapon for developers and Silicon Valley CTOs

On Stackshare, Airbnb lists over 50 services in its “stack,” Slack lists 24, and Spotify lists more than 31; these stacks are collections of different pieces of software that each company is using to run their operations, and range from infrastructure tools to communications tools to container …

Startups

A millennial’s guide to killing it at Instagram

Are you furious that you only have thirty-four Instagram followers? Do you fantasize about becoming the next hottest influencer in comedy? Would you pay real money to know the secret formula of Insta-success? If you answered yes to any of those questions, yikes.<p>Just kidding, who wouldn’t want that? …

One of Kendrick Lamar’s new songs was created entirely on iPhone

Kendrick Lamar unleashed his eagerly anticipated fourth studio album, <i>DAMN</i>, on the world today.<p>Lamar is known for his perfectionism, using some of the best producers and equipment in the game to get his sound just right. But when it came to one of the best tracks on his new album, one of Lamar’s …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Carolyn Malachi - Rise: Story 1 (2016) (Review)

<b>Carolyn Malachi – Rise: Story 1</b><p>Carolyn Malachi is an artist’s artist. Her work is the kind that deeply studied technicians instantly recognize and …

Avant-garde

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