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A truly global marketplace

We live in a truly global marketplace, where a songwriter can have his or her music, made in many differing global locations.

I recently had the drums to a track put down by a drummer in his studio in France, I put the guitars and bass down here in Somerset UK, the sax was done in another part of the UK, and a Nashville vocalist added vocals at his own studio in Music City! It came back here to be mixed!

It is true to say that there are not the limitations that we once faced,…

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Added by Ross Hemsworth (Songwriter) on January 31, 2015 at 2:53pm — No Comments

For those who have not yet voted

 Voting is live for the first round of Nashville Universe Awards

 till Feb 1st.

I am pleased to announce that I up for 4 awards.

Please take the time to make out a Free profile (if you voted last year just sign in)

http://thenashvilleuniverse.com

and vote for Paul PEZ Zukowski.

Entertainer of the Year

Songwriter of the Year

Song of the year “The Cumberland Gap”…

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Added by Paul Pez Zukowski on January 31, 2015 at 12:20pm — No Comments

The Anthony Mirabile Story

Born Anthony Mirabile in Norfolk Virginia, he spent his early childhood, working at a family own restaurant of sorts “TONY’S HOT DOGS”. But all through his childhood, Anthony had the passion for music, but because of working at the family business 8 to 12 hours a day it left little time to pursue his dream.

BUT, the time finally came when he was able to leave the family business and journey to New York in search of his dream of music.…

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Added by ANTHONY MIRABILE on January 26, 2015 at 6:30pm — 1 Comment

Second Chance

Fri  Feb 6

Cliff Hanger's Lounge Covington, VA, US | 9:15pm

February the 6th at 9:15pm till 1:15am Second Chance will be performing at the Cliff Hanger's Lounge In Covington VA... Second Chance along with Jody Dickey of Eagle Dream Production, EDP Artist... Want to thank Bonnie Keyser For this opportunity... Going to be a Great time, at the best lounge, dining, drinks and awesome atmosphere.…

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Added by Second Chance on January 25, 2015 at 10:21pm — No Comments

WHEN COUNTRY MUSIC WAS COUNTRY!!

Released Worldwide February, 22, 2015, WHEN COUNTRY MUSIC WAS COUNTRY!! The first release from THE MEGA INTERNATIONAL VAULT. Digitally re-mastered from the original masters VOLUME ONE, THE GREATEST HITS OF BIG AL DOWNING, Includes his mega hits "MR. JONES and TOUCH ME, Produced By Doc Holiday

Added by Doc Holiday on January 23, 2015 at 11:25pm — No Comments

Vocalists - I need you :)

Working as I do, in my own studio in the UK, often writing Nashville style material, I severely lack good country and country/rock vocalists, male and female, who have access to their own studios to lay vocal tracks down for me.

I don't have session vocalist budgets available, but do offer the following if the vocal delivery is good enough to send to pitch....

1. 10% of the publishing rights to the song involved

2. The chance of your voice being heard by record…

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Added by Ross Hemsworth (Songwriter) on January 23, 2015 at 7:52am — No Comments

COWBOY UP AND PARTY DOWN

COWBOY UP AND PARTY DOWN Podcast

IT'S HERE!!COWBOY UP AND PARTY DOWN IS NOW AVAILABLE ON I TUNES FOR DIGITAL DOWNLOAD!!! …
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Added by james b cato on January 21, 2015 at 6:14am — No Comments

I hope the Juno Committee agrees

Thanks to Makeda Taylor for this awesome review of "Days of Rain"

http://www.makedataylor.com/site/days-of-rain/

Added by Patrick Ballantyne on January 19, 2015 at 11:54am — No Comments

A different way forward for songwriters

There are many very talented songwriters out there, who cannot break down the 'gatekeepers' at music publishing houses, to get their material heard, so are there other ways a songwriter can get his/her music heard and in front of artists and bands? The answer is yes!



With the music publishers rarely giving decent financial advances and demo cost retainers these days, it is possible for songwriters to 'sell' a small percentage of their catalog, say 10%, to an investor or financial…

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Added by Ross Hemsworth (Songwriter) on January 18, 2015 at 8:43am — 2 Comments

John Fullbright...now, THAT'S country music!!!

If any of you are looking for a new theme song for the new year, try John Fullbright's "All That You Know."  http://youtu.be/osqWXtZ_Pv0  

Here is a great article about John in Rolling Stone:

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/john-fullbright-pours-truth-into-songs-20140617  ;

My friend, Vicki Farmer, John's media…

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Added by Stacy Alexander on January 17, 2015 at 9:17am — No Comments

Need your votes!

My song, "Angel Of Love," performed beautifully by Michael Lusk, is a WINNER!!

January 2015 Akademia Music Award "BEST SONG/Country"

This is what they had to say about the song:

"Flawless instrumentation, gorgeous vocals and lyrics that

build in power with each line make this country ballad shine.

Here is a link to the song if you'd like to hear it:…

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Added by Rick Dayton on January 17, 2015 at 7:00am — No Comments

RECORDING NEW TRACKS

Yes, Finally Started work on the New tracks for ITUNES distribution..  Singles will be distributed through out 2015.. Watch for them, iTunes, Walmart, Radio Fm Stations.. ..  Video Shoots, Models, Photo Shoots, Performances.. All for 2015.. Indonesia, Thai Land, Malaysia...  Riding the Wave.. 

BMI - MELEKAI JOE…

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Added by Melekai Joe on January 16, 2015 at 9:26am — No Comments

Do You Love Nashville?

ABC is seeking paid extras for its prime time series "Nashville" currently filming in Music City.

The network is looking for all ages and all types of people including music industry types and musicians, upscale conservative business types, hip Nashville scene types and general everyday people.



Extras will be paid $8 an hour with a guarantee of eight hours plus overtime.

Filming will take place on a Monday through Friday basis.  Work days generally average between 10…

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Added by Stacy Alexander on January 15, 2015 at 4:27pm — No Comments

R these WalMart songs..Such obvious hits they r being overlooked??

Wondering what ya'll think as to how these songs pertain to everyday average listeners..ALL feedback is GREATLY APPRECIATED :) If u have 1s 4 me 2 hear if u r patient I promise I will give u HONEST feedback..r n j wix and FAMILY 

Added by russell wix on January 15, 2015 at 4:25pm — No Comments

A Funny Story

I used to work for an entertainment law firm.  We represented a wide array of musicians, actors, writers and other people in the entertainment industry.  A famous country singer (whose name I will not mention due to privacy concerns) told me the story about how, once in high school, he conned the kid sitting in front of him into falling for a hilarious prank. 

While the teacher was writing on the blackboard, the future singer whispered to the kid sitting in front of him in class, "…

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Added by Stacy Alexander on January 15, 2015 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Asking for your vote for Edgar White and P-E-Z

I am pleased to announce that I up for 4 awards.

Please take the time to make out a Free profile (if you voted last year just sign in)

http://thenashvilleuniverse.com

and vote for Paul PEZ Zukowski.

Entertainer of the Year

Songwriter of the Year

Song of the year “The Cumberland Gap”

http://youtu.be/6buPePQXESk?t=3m40s

Publisher of the Year, Paul PEZ Zukowski Music…

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Added by Paul Pez Zukowski on January 15, 2015 at 2:39pm — No Comments

Doing what we do, because of you

we just want to say thank you. To all our friends in music. Without y'all it is imposable to do what we do. y'all give us drive to go to the studio ,go in our writing space, and to the stage. we couldn't do what we do without any of you. we think of y'all as friends and family, encouraging us to make the cd and go on the stage. with much respect and luv.

thank you

Added by Living Edge on January 15, 2015 at 2:53am — No Comments

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