Passing Through: Good Graeff Takes a Break from Touring & Offers Advice to Aspiring Musicians

April 25, 2014

In March, twin sisters Brooke and Brit Graeff of Good Graeff took time out of their crazy touring schedule to stop by our office in Durham, NC to hang out and play a short set for our Passing Through series. Good grief, they were entertaining! We talked about everything from recording a music video overseas [...]

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Ask An Expert: Music Licensing 101 from Vince Quintero of Red Bull Records

April 23, 2014

Earlier this month, we asked ReverbNation Facebook fans and Twitter followers what they wanted to know more about when it comes to music licensing. We read your questions and we have answers! We sat down with Vince Quintero, Head of Creative Music Licensing & Publishing at Red Bull Records to get the lowdown on all things [...]

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Expert Advice: Photography and Cover Art for Musicians

April 22, 2014

This post is written by Sam Logan, frontman of Lilac Shadows and ReverbNation team member. In our Guide to Photography and Cover Art for Musicians series, Sam will provide helpful advice and ideas for artists who are ready to take their image to the next level. Not sure why this is important? Check out our post on why [...]

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#RNOpps Roundup: NBC’s The VOICE, Vans Warped Tour 2014, KahBang Music, Art & Film Festival, Devilstone Open Air Festival

April 21, 2014

Here’s a roundup of some of this week’s fresh new opportunities on ReverbNation Skip the lines to audition for NBC’s The VOICE Location: Cleveland, OH; Denver, CO; New Orleans, LA; Washington DC Genre: All Get discovered by millions of people! Five artists will be selected to skip the line and audition for The Voice, one of [...]

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Work Like a Pro to Become a Pro Part IV: Five Technology Tips for Musicians and Managers

April 19, 2014

Welcome to the fourth and final installment of “Work Like a Pro to Become a Pro,” a series by artist manager Budi Voogt designed to help artists work smarter on their music business so they can focus on what matters most: their music. Check out five tips to organize the business side of your music in Part 3, [...]

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New Twitter Profile Update: Let’s Get Visual

April 14, 2014

Sick of us talking about the importance of cover art yet? Prepare yourselves, here comes another one. This week, Twitter officially announced that it will be launching a brand-new design for their profiles. Well, brand-new is a stretch. As you can see from the examples below, the new Twitter design looks an awful lot like [...]

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Work Like a Pro to Become a Pro Part III: Let’s Get Down to Business

April 12, 2014

Welcome to part three of “Work Like a Pro to Become a Pro,” a four part series by artist manager Budi Voogt designed to help artists work smarter on their music business so they can focus on what matters most: their music. Get tips to improve your communication in Part 2, and read on below for [...]

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Are Photography and Cover Art Important for Musicians?

April 10, 2014

As musicians, you spend most of your time writing and performing music that you hope will set you apart from the rest. Sometimes, you spend so much time focusing on music, that other important pieces that can help you get discovered are forgotten. One of the most important – and often forgotten – elements of your [...]

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Matthew Griswold Gets Licensing Opportunities with APM Music and BMI through ReverbNation

April 7, 2014

Ever wonder what it takes to get a song licensed for TV or a commercial? We caught up with Matthew Griswold, ReverbNation artist since 2007, and got a few insights. Matthew Griswold is an All-American boy. Born and raised in the Midwest, this young musician matches gritty, earthy vocals with anthem-style acoustic guitar jams. Matthew [...]

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