Audrey Riley – tips and advice part 2

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In part 2 of her interview with MSH, Audrey Riley talks about building relationships, tweeting versus the human touch and what it’s like having a world famous orchestra at your fingertips…

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Audrey Riley – tips and advice

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Award-winning ‘cellist Audrey Riley talks about starting out as a session musician, what it takes to succeed and where to go when you need support in the first of two interviews with MSH…

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Andy Pask on session work – tips and advice

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Here Andy talks to us about how he started out in session work, what you need to be a successful session musician and hanging out with Freddie Mercury at Abbey Road 1…

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Steve Levine on artists starting out – tips and advice

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In part 2 of his interview with us, Steve shares his advice for artists working with producers for the first time, tips on home recording, starting out as a session musicians and his thoughts on the impact of piracy…

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Steve Levine on music production – tips and adivce

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Steve Levine talks to Music Supported Here about his illustrious career from humble beginnings as a tape-op in 1975, to networking and the essential qualities you need to succeed in music production.

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Skerryvore on touring – tips and advice

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With huge amounts of experience touring both the UK and abroad, we caught up with Skerryvore to get some valuable tips and advice, and to find out what life is like in a touring six-strong band.

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Aaron Jones on touring – tips and advice

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As well as being an official accompanist for the BBC Young Traditional Scottish Musician of the Year Awards for several years, Aaron was voted Instrumentalist of the Year in a public vote at the 2005 Scots Trad Music Awards.

With huge amounts of experience in touring both the UK and oversees. We caught up with Aaron Jones of Old Blind Dogs and Litha to get some valuable tips and advice, also to find out what it is really like to be in a touring band.

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Musician Wages: Music marketing with a purpose

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Direct To Fan Marketing is an increasingly prevalent way for bands to reach people who like their music. Direct To Fan Marketing is a strategy for bands to talk directly to their fans, through the use of emerging, and increasingly mainstream, social technologies and social platforms. Let’s face it, writing a great song is the tough part but successfully marketing your music is a must if you want it heard among the crowded field of musicians vying for attention. As with most things, a little planning can go a long way towards helping you succeed.

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Music Clout: Tips for selling more merchandise

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Selling merchandise is one of the best ways for generating income for your band, and as a matter of fact, it may be the only source of income that you as an artist can make that you can easily control. If you are a touring act, selling merch is often times your livelihood, providing money for food, and petrol to get to the next gig.

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The Overtures on touring abroad – tips and advice

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The Overtures are a celebrated Sixties tribute act from the UK. The Overtures present a faithful and dynamic tribute to pop’s greatest decade. With their magnificent repertoire of over 400 songs they have rapidly built their reputation as the finest tribute band in the country. We caught up with The Overtures to find out more on touring abroad…

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