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    Larry Griffith Website http://www.larrygriffithmusic.com/ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/LarryGrif...
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    Jeremiah Johnson Website http://www.jeremiahjohnsonband.com/ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/Jeremi...
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    Michael Williams Band Website http://michaelwilliamsband.com/ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/pages...
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  • Music Business

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    Willie Dixon will be inducted into the Songwriters’ Hall of Fame at the 46th Annual Induction and Awards Dinner in New York City June 18 He will be joined by Cyndi L...
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    SHOW # 261 – 02/16/15 ROUNDTABLE # 4 – MUSICIANS,CLUBS & BMI – MUSIC ROYALTIES & WHAT THEY MEAN TO YOU Panelists included Musician, Tas Cru, VP R...
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  • Booking Your Band

  • Booking

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      On This Making A Scene Segment we Talk with Jo-Ann Ginoni Freda Booking Agent about what a booking agent is and how you can get a booking agent for your band. Jo-An...
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    An Exclusive Interview with Frank Roszak! by Richard Lhommedieu on Mixcloud   We talk with Frank Roszak, A “Keeping the Blues Alive” (KBA) winning publici...
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    An Exclusive Interview with Betsie Brown! by Richard Lhommedieu on Mixcloud Listen to the interview with Betsie Brown as we talk about what she does with Blind Raccoon, PR...
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    Interview with Steve Ceragno from Dropcards.com by Richard Lhommedieu on Mixcloud www.dropcards.com Listen to the Interview to find out MORE! dropcards.com is a way to bri...
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    Before you decide to “BUY” likes for your Facebook band page .. you have to watch this!   It may hurt you more than help you! Like this:Like Loading......
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    Creating your own Internet Radio Station! All throughout the world there are blues societies, Folk Music Societies, Indie music groups, etc, some big and some small. Each ...
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    Facebook Friends by Location for Events! We all know how powerful creating a Facebook event and inviting all your friends can be, but what if you have Facebook friends tha...
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  • Radio Promotion

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    An Exclusive Interview with Frank Roszak! by Richard Lhommedieu on Mixcloud   We talk with Frank Roszak, A “Keeping the Blues Alive” (KBA) winning publici...
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    An Exclusive Interview with Betsie Brown! by Richard Lhommedieu on Mixcloud Listen to the interview with Betsie Brown as we talk about what she does with Blind Raccoon, PR...
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    Are you looking to do a radio promotion in Blues radio? Are you looking for somewhere to listen to Blues? Well here is the updated Blues Radio Master List for December 201...
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    Are you looking to do a radio promotion in Blues radio? Are you looking for somewhere to listen to Blues? Well here is the updated Blues Radio Master List for October 2014...
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    There’s a lot of talk , that there is no where to hear blues on the radio these days. While this is a work in progress,  check the list for  Blues radio show near you, or ...
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    Creating your own Internet Radio Station! All throughout the world there are blues societies, Folk Music Societies, Indie music groups, etc, some big and some small. Each ...
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    The Indie Bible Bundle Since 1999 the Indie Bible has been publishing the most recognized and encompassing guide for the independent musician available. In the past I have...
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  • In the Studio

  • In the Studio

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    THANK YOU! “Making a Scene” was Launched on May 1, 2014 and since that date we have had a success that exceeded our expectations! Here are some of the great ac...
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    EQ Made Easy One of the most mis-understood and mis-used effect in recording and mixing has to be Equalization. Using EQ in recording and mixing is more than a simple Treb...
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    The home recording revolution that started in the 80’s with inexpensive 8 and 16 track recorders has evolved into an industry of recording software, hardware modelin...
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    UltraChannel™ is Eventide’s new 64-bit native channel strip plug-in for AU, VST, and AAX64 for Mac and PC featuring micro pitch functionality from our flagship H8000...
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    Studio Quick Tip – Getting Better Mixes   Sometimes you just have to live with the room that you have, especially in small home studios. The large commercial studios ...
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    Studio Quick Tip! So you have a studio and you want to record a live band complete with Drums, Guitar and Bass. One of the problems you will encounter is finding ways to c...
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    Build your Studio Speaker Stands   One of the most important aspects of your control room is your monitors. As obvious as it may seem, most small studio operators don̵...
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  • Touring

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    Where it all Began ASCAP On February 13, 1914 composer Victor Herbert was eating dinner at the Hotel Claridge in NY City when he heard the piano player in the restaurant p...
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    My advice to the younger musicians who want to earn a living at their craft. Recently I read a post about a younger player who wanted to know what they would need in order...
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    Merchandising Your Band Merchandising your band can make all the difference between just getting by and generating a good income on the road. Even if you are a local band,...
  • Interview with the Pros

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    An Exclusive Interview with Lou Plaia of Reverbnation! by Richard Lhommedieu on Mixcloud Lou Plaia – Co-Founder/EVP Music Industry & Artist Relations – Rev...
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    Exclusive interview with Jill Kettles by Richard Lhommedieu on Mixcloud In a very short time “Miss Jill PR” has become a major force in the Blues industry by l...
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    SHOW # 261 – 02/16/15 ROUNDTABLE # 4 – MUSICIANS,CLUBS & BMI – MUSIC ROYALTIES & WHAT THEY MEAN TO YOU Panelists included Musician, Tas Cru, VP R...
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    Exclusive Interview with Jerry DelGiudice of Blind Pig Records by Richard Lhommedieu on Mixcloud Today we talk with Jerry DelGiudice of Blind Pig Records! Our conversation...
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    An Exclusive Interview with Joe Whitmer Of the Blues Foundation by Richard Lhommedieu on Mixcloud We get a rare opportunity to talk to Joe Whitmer who is responsible for c...
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    An Exclusive Interview with Betsie Brown about the IBC and Blind Raccoon Showcase! by Richard Lhommedieu on Mixcloud We talk with Betsie Brown of Blind Raccoon about this ...
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    An Exclusive Interview with Frank Roszak! by Richard Lhommedieu on Mixcloud   We talk with Frank Roszak, A “Keeping the Blues Alive” (KBA) winning publici...
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    An Exclusive Interview with Betsie Brown! by Richard Lhommedieu on Mixcloud Listen to the interview with Betsie Brown as we talk about what she does with Blind Raccoon, PR...
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    An Exclusive Interview with Thomas Ruf of Ruf Records! by Richard Lhommedieu on Mixcloud We Talk with Thomas Ruf about Ruf Records, the Future of the Blues and so much mor...
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    An Exclusive Interview with Jay Sieleman by Richard Lhommedieu on Mixcloud Listen to our exclusive interview with Jay Sieleman! We talk about the Blues Foundations Past, P...
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    You have never heard of Sam “Bluzman” Taylor? .. with a long legacy of hit songs and performance, he was inducted into the Long Island Music Hall of Fame in 20...
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    Making a Scene has an exclusive interview with Jill Siegel! Listen below as we talk with a powerhouse in public relations.   Jill Siegel is now the handling the Publi...
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    Mark’s music career began in 1972 in Memphis, Tenn., as music editor for a monthly entertainment magazine, River City Review. In July 1974, he joined Capricorn Recor...
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    Sonar X3  Lets face it, once you find a DAW that you like and you have gone through the learning curve it’s pretty hard to change. But, if you are looking to get your firs...
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  • On the Scene

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    What a lovely relaxing and fun time we had at Johnnie MacCracken’s in Marietta, GA Saturday night listening to our old friend Marc Gunn entertain. For full disclosur...
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    When I published my article “Selling the Blues” I did not anticipate how much the idea of re-branding the genre would resonate within the Blues Community. In t...
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    This is Michael Arnone’s twenty-seventh edition of his now legendary Crawfish Fest that has found a very consistent home at the Sussex County Fairgrounds in Augusta, NJ.  ...
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    Biggest Little Indie Blues Club in Atlanta! An Exclusive Interview with Jonathan Aiken from Darwins Burgers and Blues!  Like them on Facebook! An Interview with Aiken from...
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    Here you go! Here is the latest list of Blues Radio stations around the world! Looking to see who is playing blues both on Terrestrial Radio and on Internet Radio? Well lo...
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    On May 8th at 4:30pm the reigning queen of Beale Street, Ms Barbara Blue, received an honor that few before her have received to date.  Barbara is enshrined forever with a...
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    The 36th Blues Music Awards took place before a sell-out crowd of 1500 in Downtown Memphis Thursday night. The evening began at a 5:30 reception with nominees Austin Walki...
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    From the Delta Groove family: Randy Chortkoff, founder, president and CEO of Delta Groove Productions, passed away today at 8:40am in Los Angeles at the age of 65. A highl...
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    That’s right it was one year ago today that Making a Scene was officially launched .. Here is what we have accomplished up to now! We have published 486 articles Whi...
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    Jimbo Mathus is such fun to see in concert. He is a skinny guy and he and the TriState Coalition have a very down-home look. In concert, at least in Duluth, he skews consi...
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