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CD REVIEW: Robin Eye – “down to the ground”
By Stacey Board - 01/29/2003 - 09:01 PM EST

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CD REVIEW: Rob Bodle – “In A Former Life”
By Stacey Board - 01/29/2003 - 08:06 PM EST

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CD REVIEW: Pete Leary – “The Saga of A Sensitive New Age Cowboy”
By Stacey Board - 01/29/2003 - 08:05 PM EST

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CD REVIEW: The Yardbirds – Birdland
By Ben Ohmart - 01/28/2003 - 08:38 PM EST

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The Art of Closing the Sale
By Ricky Fitzpatrick - 01/28/2003 - 06:36 PM EST

Every salesperson does it...heck, EVERYBODY does it, whether you know it or not. I'm talking about "closing the sale". This will be one of several periodic articles that explore the ease and power of "closing" that is essential to success when you sell your music, your set, your CD, your self, your soul...

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CD REVIEW: Heros Severum, "Wonderful Educated Bear"
By David Lockeretz - 01/27/2003 - 09:36 PM EST

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CD REVIEW: Diana, "Step Into The Light"
By David Lockeretz - 01/27/2003 - 09:04 PM EST

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CD REVIEW: Tom Chaffee & The Saturnalia, "Tom Chaffee & The Saturnalia"
By David Lockeretz - 01/27/2003 - 08:37 PM EST

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CD REVIEW: PEP - debut album teaser
By Ashley Petkovski - 01/26/2003 - 01:55 AM EST

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CD REVIEW: Patrizia - Defiance
By Ashley Petkovski - 01/26/2003 - 01:52 AM EST

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CD REVIEW: Sirens’ Song – Daughter of Ocean
By Ashley Petkovski - 01/26/2003 - 01:49 AM EST

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Keeping a Beginner's Mind
By Henri Ferguson - 01/23/2003 - 12:34 PM EST

Last article I talked about planting seeds, and as in that process, we are filled with anticipation about “what will sprout up”. We as Indie artists, and new at gardening are well advised to keep a beginner’s mind. Yes we need to learn all we can about the soil we are seeding in, and what will likely flourish there, but there is also an element of luck and variables we have no control or knowledge of. As a beginner anything is possible as long as we believe in it and this process starts at the point where we decide to record specific songs.

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CD REVIEW: Nuts In Your Mouth - "Guaranteed To Like It If You Got A Ass"
By Gian F - 01/22/2003 - 12:24 AM EST

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CD REVIEW: Dan Rowe – Wide Open Skies
By Ben Ohmart - 01/21/2003 - 04:42 PM EST

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Piano Is My Forte
By Danny McBride - 01/20/2003 - 05:05 PM EST

Danny talks about switching instruments to get inspired to write new songs with new sounds.

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CD REVIEW: Ben Krahne, "Dare to Believe"
By David Lockeretz - 01/20/2003 - 05:03 PM EST

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CD REVIEW: Chris Stuart – “Angels Of Mineral Springs”
By Stacey Board - 01/18/2003 - 02:52 AM EST

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CD REVIEW: Casey Holford – “bad spell good spell”
By Stacey Board - 01/18/2003 - 02:00 AM EST

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CD REVIEW: Russ McRee – “Tree Falls”
By Stacey Board - 01/18/2003 - 01:29 AM EST

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CD REVIEW: Cyd Ward – “Between The Lines”
By Stacey Board - 01/18/2003 - 12:53 AM EST

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CD REVIEW: Lyle King – “left standing”
By Stacey Board - 01/18/2003 - 12:51 AM EST

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CD REVIEW: Steve Holt – “the dream”
By Stacey Board - 01/18/2003 - 12:50 AM EST

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CD REVIEW: Patti Witten – “Sycamore Tryst”
By Stacey Board - 01/18/2003 - 12:49 AM EST

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The Story Leads the Dance: An Interview with music supervisor G. Marq Roswell
By Jerry Flattum - 01/17/2003 - 11:29 AM EST

The following article, "The Story Leads the Dance: An Interview with G. Marq Roswell," was originally published in Scr(i)pt Magazine, Sept. 10, 2002. The article is "angled" towards screenwriters but is a telling account of what music supervision is and how it works, told through an interview with one of Hollywood's most prolific music supervisors, G. Marq Roswell.

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CD REVIEW: Frank Emerson, "Dear Sarah Featuring The Flag Of Our Fathers"
By David Lockeretz - 01/17/2003 - 03:27 AM EST

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CD REVIEW: Dalinda – Turquoise
By Ben Ohmart - 01/15/2003 - 05:37 PM EST

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CD REVIEW: Don Lanphere - Where Do You Start?
By Ben Ohmart - 01/10/2003 - 06:53 PM EST

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CD REVIEW: Remedy Motel, "6 Days In Westchester"
By David Lockeretz - 01/09/2003 - 04:06 AM EST

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ELEVEN OVERLOOKED BEATLES SONGS (And What Can Be Learned From Them)
By David Lockeretz - 01/09/2003 - 03:57 AM EST

Like many songwriters, I have been greatly inspired by the Beatles. Fifteen years after buying my first Beatles album, I still count them as one of my strongest influences, and there are few groups I would rather listen to.

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Making It Matter
By Paula Carpenter - 01/05/2003 - 09:27 AM EST

Everyone: writing is a gift--use yours well. I am reminded of an old 'exercise' phrase: Use it or Lose it.


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CD REVIEW: Desert Blues 2
By Ben Ohmart - 01/03/2003 - 03:55 PM EST

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CD REVIEW: Jenn Lindsay, "Gotta Lotta"
By David Lockeretz - 01/02/2003 - 12:12 AM EST

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