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  1. Henri Galvão

    Henri Galvão

    22/02/2017
    singer ionie's stories of VERY inappropriate conduct from some men in the music industry
    Henri Galvão
    Dear Creepy Men of the Music Industry, Please Stop - Digital Music News
    www.digitalmusicnews.com Having this done to you is a paralyzing and incapacitating phenomenon. In one fell swoop it takes away your power as a woman and your right to...
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  2. Gerald Hecht

    Gerald Hecht

    18/02/2017
    WHOA!
    Gerald Hecht
    Spirit of Harmony Foundation - Google+
    plus.google.com Spirit of Harmony Foundation -...
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  3. Henri Galvão

    Henri Galvão

    17/02/2017
    Mark Mulligan's take on the tickets industry
    Henri Galvão
    Ed Sheeran’s Ticketing Fiasco Shines A Harsh Light On A Broken Industry
    musicindustryblog.wordpress.com Ed Sheeran has hit the news, bemoaning the inflated prices that tickets for his forthcoming tour are being sold at on ticket reseller websites. Some tickets have sold for as much as £999, compared...
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    Henri Galvão
    17/02/2017 #2 Henri Galvão
    #1 it makes sense. and that's why Mark Mulligan puts as the first reason in his text the fact that these companies play double agent.

    I think it happens mainly because tickets for high profile artists sell out quite fast. so, even if you're a hardcore fan, you might not be able to buy them the proper way (a good example of this here in Brazil is with our biggest music festival, Rock in Rio)
    CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    17/02/2017 #1 CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    People seem to only care when they can't get hold of a ticket, and then instead of scalping the industry they get scalped by scalpers. This is not a case of supply and demand, this is definitely a case of monopoly or oligopoly control. If fans want to pay inflated prices, then give that back to the artist community. This is not about cutting out the middle-man, it is about cutting out the middle-scumbags.
  4. Hesh Meister

    Hesh Meister

    16/02/2017
    Just took delivery of my new CD, "Soul In Exile 3: Love Runs Aground!" Stay tuned for the official release next month! Hesh Meister
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    Pascal Derrien
    16/02/2017 #1 Pascal Derrien
    do you have a press pack or advanced copy to support a review for Rockchickenz ? Let me know
  5. Henri Galvão

    Henri Galvão

    15/02/2017
    a much needed observation for anyone in the music industry
    Henri Galvão
    Music industry is moving towards an ‘attention economy’, says Sony exec - M Magazine
    www.m-magazine.co.uk Dorothy Hui, Sony Music Entertainment UK’s vice president of digital, tells the music industry ‘we are moving towards an attention...
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  6. Henri Galvão

    Henri Galvão

    13/02/2017
    Dave Ruch on how to market unusual live performances
    Henri Galvão
    Want Better Gigs? It's Not About You - Dave Ruch
    daveruch.com Musicians and performing artists are always interested in better paying gigs, but we often go about it backwards. Here's how to correct...
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  7. Franklin Coetzee
    Jonathan Butler Live - Pata Pata
    Jonathan Butler Live - Pata Pata Thought I Should Upload This Because As To My Knowledge This Has Not Been Posted On Youtube Before... And besides.. I really like this performance...Very...
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  8. Franklin Coetzee
    Carlos Santana - EUROPA (en vivo)
    Carlos Santana - EUROPA (en vivo) SANTANA LIVE AT MONTREUX...
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    Maria Oslara
    10/02/2017 #2 Maria Oslara
    Carlos Santana...un genio!!
    Antonio L Rodríguez del Pozo
    10/02/2017 #1 Antonio L Rodríguez del Pozo
    My single vinyl has more vertical grooves and circular ones, it has more punctures that a dummy used at a nurse school to practice.. A real best track ever.
  9. Henri Galvão

    Henri Galvão

    09/02/2017
    a must-read for any live musician
    www.brianfranke.com Lately I've been receiving many messages from people asking how they can book gigs.  Now I should make it clear from the get go that I am not a booking...
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  10. Henri Galvão

    Henri Galvão

    08/02/2017
    #1 - be seen
    #2 - serve people
    2 Secrets To Get Ahead In The Music Industry - TheRecordingRevolution.com
    2 Secrets To Get Ahead In The Music Industry - TheRecordingRevolution.com Want to know how to make it in the music industry as an artist, band, or engineer? Then you must realize that it's not about how talented you are, or how...
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    Henri Galvão
    08/02/2017 #2 Henri Galvão
    #1 thank you for the resource Manjit, I'll read it for sure
    CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    08/02/2017 #1 CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    Whatever you do or whatever your philosophy to serve in the music industry, most of all read the small print.
    http://www.imusiciandigital.com/en/blog-article/the-most-important-contracts-in-the-music-industry/
  11. Henri Galvão

    Henri Galvão

    03/02/2017
    some impressive data about the rise of streaming in the USA in 2016
    Henri Galvão
    How U.S. Music Consumption Changed 2016 vs. 2015 [CHART]
    www.hypebot.com The shift from buying music to renting/streaming it has happened more rapidly than almost anyone predicted. This chart from Statista shows the year-over-year pace as tracked by Nielsen who says audio streams were up 76%, while digital album and...
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  12. Henri Galvão

    Henri Galvão

    01/02/2017
    Bandcamp takes a stand against the barring of immigrants in the US: on February 3rd, any purchase there will go 100% to the American Civil Liberties Union
    Henri Galvão
    This Friday, Stand with Bandcamp in Support of Immigrants/Basic Human Values
    daily.bandcamp.com Like 98% of U.S. citizens (including the President), I am the descendant of immigrants—my great-grandparents came to America from Russia and Lithuania as teenagers and worked in sweatshops until...
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  13. Hesh Meister

    Hesh Meister

    30/01/2017
    Happy - no, elated! - to announce that my album has been sent off to Oasis Disc Manufacturing for replication! The CD release draws closer! Hesh Meister
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    Javier 🐝 beBee
    01/02/2017 #4 Javier 🐝 beBee
    @Hesh Meister congratulations ! welcome to the hive !
    Henri Galvão
    01/02/2017 #3 Henri Galvão
    congratulations, man! please post a link here when it's done
    Bill Stankiewicz, 🐝 Brand Ambassador
    30/01/2017 #1 Bill Stankiewicz, 🐝 Brand Ambassador
    COOL! CONGRATULATIONS, @Hesh Meister
  14. Henri Galvão

    Henri Galvão

    27/01/2017
    some instigating thoughts on how streaming is changing the way artists relate to music creation
    Henri Galvão
    How Streaming Is Changing The Sound Of Pop Music
    www.hypebot.com As the industry shifts further towards streaming and away from a retail and download based economy, not only is the way in which we consume music changing, but so is the music itself, particularly when it comes to pop music....
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  15. Henri Galvão

    Henri Galvão

    25/01/2017
    a good text for anyone who wants to understand the current trends of pop music
    Henri Galvão
    Why Rock Can't Compete with Hip-Hop in 2017 | Genius
    genius.com
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  16. Michaella Lyanne Teresa Candelaria Guerrero Misko
    "GuamBomb; Musical Warrior Frank Diaz"

    WED, 1/25, 8pm PST

    Link to upcoming show:
    http://www.blogtalkradio.com/realtalkwithmichaella/2017/01/26/guambomb-musical-warrior-frank-diaz

    What do ya know? A fellow islander on the show? And a Chamorro at that! What a co-inky-dink! Okay, maybe not coincidental but god bless the positive aspects of social media! How we can reach out and "touch" one another nowadays is such a gift. At least it can be.

    Speaking of gifts- Frank Diaz, Pacific Islander from the Northern Marianas and Southern California joins us to share his lyrical talent and story of what inspired him on his journey. We'll also get to hear more about Guam and why Frank was hyped to bring the island culture to the mainstream forefront.

    You're definitely gonna get a "taste of the islands" and "REAL TALK" tonight with GuamBomb on!

    aka "lil guam", "long hair don't care"

    To learn more about Frank Diaz or check out some of his other music, visit:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lFDWaR_PNcA

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RbPIyVKHe4s&t=4s

    https://www.facebook.com/franklin.disz.7
    Michaella Lyanne Teresa Candelaria Guerrero Misko
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  17. Donnie Maynard Christianson
    I'll be launching a merch store for my DarkScapes designs soon...there are a few things available now at my Society6 page, but it's time for a proper site for the project. There are hundreds of fractal renders from when I was recording the album, and these will be available on various merch when the store launches. Donnie Maynard Christianson
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  18. Henri Galvão

    Henri Galvão

    23/01/2017
    very interesting points from Ari Herstand (useful not only for musicians, but for anyone who develops a brand through instagram)
    Henri Galvão
    For Music, Instagram is the New Facebook - Digital Music News
    www.digitalmusicnews.com Last year’s Nielsen survey found that Instagram users spend more money on music and devote more time listening to music than non-Instagram...
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  19. Henri Galvão

    Henri Galvão

    20/01/2017
    "the main reason for Netflix’s stronger position is that it owns so much of its content, while Spotify and co rent their content." - Mark Mulligan
    Henri Galvão
    Why Netflix Can Turn A Profit But Spotify Cannot (Yet) | MIDiA Research
    www.midiaresearch.com Why Netflix Can Turn A Profit But Spotify Cannot (Yet), spotify profitability, netflix profitability, netflix subscribers, spotify vs netflix,...
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  20. Henri Galvão

    Henri Galvão

    16/01/2017
    Mark Mulligan analyzes streaming in 2016 and 2017
    Henri Galvão
    Music Subscriptions Passed 100 Million In December. Has The World Changed?
    musicindustryblog.wordpress.com In streaming’s earlier years, when doubts prevailed across the artist, songwriter and label communities, one of the arguments put forward by enthusiasts was that when streaming reached scale...
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  21. Donnie Maynard Christianson
    A short blog post in the Random category - my top 5 favorite guitar solos. (spoiler alert: #1 is Jeff Carlisi's solo in "Caught Up In You" from .38 Special)

    Enjoy some hard rock guitar from the 80's... :)
    Donnie Maynard Christianson
    Top 5 Guitar Solos
    circuitscream.com Visit the post for...
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  22. Donnie Maynard Christianson
    I used to often post "Random Thoughts" to my blog, but haven't in a while. As I'm sitting here in my studio tonight enjoying a Merlot on a RARE night off, I look around at different projects - music, a film I'm directing, web & UX design, notes from a game video score, even a cryptocurrency book - and I'm in Random Mode, so I wonder: how many of you are (to use Emilie Wapnick's term) "multipotentialite"? I'm curious - what multidisciplinary projects are you working on? Don't be shy - post about 'em! :) Donnie Maynard Christianson
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    Donnie Maynard Christianson
    13/01/2017 #9 Donnie Maynard Christianson
    #6 hey Mark, I just followed you. Dude, you ARE into a lot of different stuff - cool!

    Hmm, I think it depends on the person - I've known people who just do that ONE thing and crush it, but if they try other stuff it doesn't work. And vice-versa. I've tried to just do one thing but honestly I get burnt out - I need the variety.

    So I do think if someone is geared for being a polymath, they'll thrive. Trying to follow a single path can be like a straitjacket - when I was touring full-time, I didn't want to look at a guitar after 9 months on the road, and that's how I got into CG. I didn't love guitar any less, but I needed to express my art in other ways.

    One musician I follow (Leah McHenry) says she "works in seasons"; I tend to do the same thing - breaking from music for a month or two to focus on my web businesses (and of course Dec/Jan is the best time to trade crypto and laugh at the BTC-e trollbox... ;). And then sometimes I just take a few months to work on my film.stuff.

    I'll hit you up on the other social media too (my username is circuitscream)
    Max🐝 J. Carter
    13/01/2017 #8 Max🐝 J. Carter
    #7 Thank you Donnie some of the ground work for the characters is here on beBee for the Silver Guardian and Peace Lords.

    Studies have shown that having a form of spirituality in life actually can aid in being more productive in the workplace as those who do often deal with stressful situations better.
    Donnie Maynard Christianson
    13/01/2017 #7 Donnie Maynard Christianson
    #5 @Max🐝 J. Carter wow, very cool. I'd love to see those works man. You're doing amazing work - IMHO we could all be more spiritual, and so many corporate environments could use better vibes for sure.
    Mark Sandusky
    12/01/2017 #6 Mark Sandusky
    Haha Donnie! We have to connect. We're both "multipotentialites" with the same potentials and interests. For fun, I write, illustrate and animate. I'm also in two relatively successful bands (playing SXSW etc) Outside of that, I trade bitcoin and work as a producer in Los Angeles for live action commercials. The next commercial I'm in talks with is for a point of sale device that accepts crypto-currencies.
    Now I have a question for you - do you think being a multipotentialite is helpful or not? Sometimes I love it, but sometimes I think "man if I just focused on X, would I be more successful?"
    Max🐝 J. Carter
    11/01/2017 #5 Max🐝 J. Carter
    #4 Well Donnie thank you and thank you again for asking. I'm a born Shaman and have had total awareness since birth. I do a lot of working with people in various stages of reaching the proverbial mountain top. In corporate consulting I take spiritual living and put it in corporate speak to create a better work environment.

    The cartoon is going to be an animated series. It's based on a persona I used to use for writing back in my independent film days, The Movie Whore. Film industry people loved the name.

    The script is called The Silver Guardian an is about a dude who keeps god in check and just happens to be assigned to earth in a human body. He is telling his story to a shrink with flashbacks.

    The graphic novel I will publish as it features women characters who are designed to strong characters who are not sex objects and two of them of intergalactic defenders known as Peace Lords. It's set 40 years from now. and the earth is united and defended by the Peace Lords who come from many worlds.
    Donnie Maynard Christianson
    11/01/2017 #4 Donnie Maynard Christianson
    #1 @Max🐝 J. Carter that's awesome man. Are you planning on publishing any of your toon or graphic novel work? What genre is the script? And I'm intrigued by your mention of "Shaman"...please share..?
    Max🐝 J. Carter
    11/01/2017 #3 Max🐝 J. Carter
    #2 The idea behind the show is myself and a cohost working in skits and comedy with guests who are out there acting locally to make an impact in global issues we discuss daily.

    It's been slow in development due to life happening.
    Mike Rana
    11/01/2017 #2 Mike Rana
    What's the radio show about?#1
    Max🐝 J. Carter
    11/01/2017 #1 Max🐝 J. Carter
    Let's see, I have a local community project I am putting together called Bard School to give people the education they can understand instead of only waht they can afford.

    I have a script I am working on.

    I have a cartoon I am slowly working on.

    I have a graphic novel I am developing.

    I have a series of lectures I keep updating.

    I have various Shaman activities I engage in daily.

    I have a radio show I am putting together.

    I write a ton as a blogger.

    Thanks for asking.
  23. Henri Galvão

    Henri Galvão

    10/01/2017
    great interview about the new Joshua Tree Tour and - most importantly - the release of Songs of Experience
    Henri Galvão
    The Edge Breaks Down U2's Upcoming 'Joshua Tree' Tour
    www.rollingstone.com U2 guitarist the Edge discusses the group's upcoming 'Joshua Tree' anniversary tour and the status of 'Songs of...
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  24. ProducerDonnie Maynard Christianson
    ArtScapes: Creating Soundscapes from Artwork
    ArtScapes: Creating Soundscapes from ArtworkFrom my Buzz on generating soundscapes from fractal art, I'm posting this as a tutorial for those of you interested in creating your own soundscapes from photos. It's too much content to fit in a Buzz, so here goes my first blog here on beBee :)The...
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  25. ProducerDonnie Maynard Christianson
    Introducing The Stock Music Hive
    Introducing The Stock Music HiveHi, my name is Donnie Maynard Christianson and I created a Stock Music group to provide a place where musicians and businesses who need background music can connect. Many times the musicians get buried on large sites with no visibility and no...
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