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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Have you been asked to work for free?

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This week, concerned at the growing trend of professional musicians not being paid for their work, the Musicians’ Union is launching a campaign for fair pay for musicians. If you’ve been asked to work for free, tweet about it using the hashtag #WorkNotPlayMU.

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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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Why Musicians Owning Their Rights Is Becoming The Norm

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Guest post by Emily White. “We, as in the collective music industry, are here because of the talents of writers, artists, and performers; including many minds who excel in all of those areas and beyond…

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The 3 C’s Of Effective Artist Branding – tips and advice

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We stumbled upon a post by Senior Analyst, Business Developer and independent musician Hisham Dahud. The article is perfect for musicians just starting out and established artists as it explains fully why branding yourself is so important. The post also details the best ways to connect with your audiences using The 3 C’s Of Effective Artist Branding, we have the post summarised here…

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Keep Streets Live! campaign needs you

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Music Supported Here would like to make you aware of the Keep Streets Alive campaign. Liverpool City Council have brought in a highly restrictive new policy to regulate street art and entertainment that will prohibit street performance or busking of any kind, unless artists and performers sign up to a compulsory and coercive licensing scheme. We caught up with professional busker Johnny Walker who is behind the campaign in Liverpool to ask him a few questions about the campaign and ASAP!

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