Music Business
Track your Airplay with Spinitron!
Spinitron caters to college, community and educational stations where the DJs spin the tunes according to independent aesthetic policies. Thousands of these stations across the country provide the alternative to…
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Take Control of your Roots Music Report Data
Whether you are doing your own radio promotion, or you have hired a professional radio promoter and you are working towards RMR Reporting stations. It is a good idea to…
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How To Promote Your Music Online: Build Relationships
You want to promote your music online, yet you are a musician, not a professional marketer. Have no fear. You may not be an expert marketer, but how are you with…
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Blues Radio Charts Explained!
Even though this article concentrates on Blues, the information on the RMR charts is relevant to all the genres and Indie Musicians the RMR Charts report on.  The Blues World…
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10 Twitter tips for musicians
by Rhetta Akamatsu Twitter is a wonderful tool that will allow you to get the news out about where you are performing, your newest musical projects and recordings, personal band…
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Guide to Social Media Verification
  Have you ever noticed how some social media profiles have this little blue checkmark next to their names. This tells any potential followers that this is a verified profile…
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Gear Reviews
A Review of Steven Slate's Everything Bundle
Whether you are a home recording musician, or you own a commercial recording studio one of the biggest ongoing investments you make are for good quality plugins. Keeping up with…
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Top 5 Audio Assault Plugins
Top 5 Audio Assault Plugins Brandon Shire We all have our favorites, and in this post I want to share my top 5 from Audio Assault! Let’s countdown, starting from number…
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Top 5 IK Multimedia Plugins
Top 5 IK Multimedia Plugins Brandon Shire We all have our favorites, and in this post I want to share my top 5 from IK Multimedia! Let’s countdown, starting from…
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Top 5 Waves Plugins
Top 5 Waves Plugins! Brandon Shire We all have our favorites, and in this post I want to share my top 5 from Waves Audio! Let’s countdown, starting from number…
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Artist Interviews
An Interview with The Jay Willie Blues Band
HOME PAGE FACEBOOK PAGE Throughout the course of their musical union, the members of the Jay Willie Blues Band have won over the hearts of music lovers from all walks…
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An Interview with Lex Grey!
HOME PAGE FACEBOOK PAGE If you have never seen this Indie blues band, fasten your safety belts! A vocal, visual and musical tour de force, The Urban Pioneers deliver it…
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An Interview with Rex Granite
FACEBOOK Omaha's Blues/Rock Original, The Rex Granite Band draws it's fresh/retro sound from a variety of sources. Straight-up Rock and Roll, Blues, and Gospel all play heavily in their gutsy…
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An Interview with Johnny Fink!
HOME PAGE FACEBOOK PAGE Johnny Fink and The Intrusion used to be known as the “Best Kept Secret in the Midwest Blues Scene” among local blues and classic rock enthusiasts. That was…
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CD Reviews
Bernard Allison Let It Go
Bernard Allison Let It Go Ruf Records Bernard Allison was born in Chicago in 1965. He was introduced to the blues by his father, the late Luther Allison. He started…
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Hypnotic Wheels Trio and Various Artists Muddy Gurdy
Hypnotic Wheels Trio and Various Artists Muddy Gurdy VizzTone This is one of the most interesting collaborations of blues we have heard in some time.  A trio of French musicians…
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John Mayall Three For The Road
John Mayall Three For The Road Forty Below Records This new album is John Mayall’s sixty-eighth and that doesn’t include re-issues. Mayall is the influential British bluesman who formed his…
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Rocky Athas Shakin’ The Dust
Rocky Athas Shakin’ The Dust Cherryburst Records Rocky Athas was born in Oak Cliffs, Texas, a Dallas suburb, in 1954. He and Stevie Ray Vaughan were schoolmates long before either…
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Peter Karp - 'Blue Flame'
Peter Karp Blue Flame Peter Karp is soon to release a new album, Blue Flame. The title, according to the liner notes, comes from a conversation with the great bluesman and…
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Backtrack Blues Band Make My Home in Florida
Backtrack Blues Band Make My Home in Florida Harpo Records Harp ace Sonny Charles met guitarist “Little” Johnny Walter in Chapel Hill, North Carolina while they were both attending the…
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Johnny Fink And The Intrusion JFI
Johnny Fink And The Intrusion JFI Independent Johnny Fink and The Intrusion is a band based out of Cincinnati Ohio. The four piece unit was originally formed in 1992 and…
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Michelle Malone - 'Slings and Arrows'
Michelle Malone is a proud Georgia singer/songwriter and guitar slinger who is stirred up about things on her upcoming release, Slings and Arrows, and she is right up front about it. Since…
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Johnny Feds & Friends Pinky Gets The Blues
Johnny Feds & Friends Pinky Gets The Blues Independent John Federico has been part of the NY/NJ blues scene for twenty years always running an open blues jam. For the…
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ThunderGypsy - 'ThunderGypsy'
ThunderGypsy is the group chosen at the Atlanta Blues Challenge sponsored by the Atlanta Blues Society to represent the city at the International Blues Challenge 2018. They have a new…
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Curtis Salgado and Alan Hager Rough Cut
Curtis Salgado and Alan Hager Rough Cut Alligator Records Curtis Salgado was born in Everett, Washington but grew up in Eugene, Oregon. By 1980 he was already a member of…
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Tinsley Ellis Winning Hand
Tinsley Ellis Winning Hand Alligator Records Tinsley Ellis was born in Atlanta, Ga. in 1957. He was raised in south Florida and discovered the guitar at a young age. One…
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Eric Hughes Meet Me in Memphis
In Meet Me In Memphis, Eric Hughes and his band do a fabulous job of not only capturing Memphis in all its diversity but of moving smoothly from blues to…
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Jay Willie Blues Band Jay Walkin’
Jay Willie Blues Band Jay Walkin’ Zoho Music The Jay Willie Blues Band was formed in 2001 by guitarists Jay Willie and Bob Callahan; and former Johnny Winter drummer Bobby…
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Ghalia & Mama’s Boys Let the Demons Out
Ghalia & Mama’s Boys Let the Demons Out Ruf Ghalia Vauthier, the Belgian singer-songwriter/guitarist, is the newest signing for Ruf. This emerging artist from Brussels splits her time between her…
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David Maxwell & Friends Max Attack
David Maxwell & Friends Max Attack A tribute to David Maxwell (March 10, 1943 – Feb. 13, 2015) David Maxwell has apprenticed and is the most in demand blues piano…
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Independent Blues Awards
Independent Blues Awards
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Podcasts!
LIVE from the Midnight Circus Featuring Jay Willie Blues Band
This is The Voice of Indie Blues the #1 and original INDIE BLUES RADIOshow. The ONLY show that is dedicated to bringing you JUST Independent Blues Artists who Embrace the Diversity of the Blues and are creating…
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LIVE from the Midnight Circus Featuring Lex Grey
  This is the #1 and Original INDIE BLUES RADIO show. The ONLY show that brings you nothing but Independent Blues Artists who Embrace the Diversity of the Blues and are creating the Future of the Blues with…
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LIVE from the Midnight Circus "The Voice of Indie Blues" 1/27/2018
We are BACK on www.deepjams.net every Saturday from 8pm till Midnight! This is the VOICE of Indie Blues! The #1 and original indie blues radio show and the only show…
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LIVE from the Midnight Circus Featuring The Rex Granite Band
This is the Voice of Indie Blues, the show that brings you the best in Independent Blues artists who are creating the Future of the blues by embracing creativity and…
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LIVE from the Midnight Circus Featuring Johnny Fink and the Intrusion
This is the #1 and original Indie Blues Radio show! The Voice of Indie Blues! We bring you each week artists who Embrace the diversity of the blues and are…
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LIVE from the Midnight Circus "The Voice of Indie Blues" 1/13/2018
  This is our 4 hour show of the best in Independent blues artists who are creating the future of the blues! This is the #1 and original "Indie Blues"…
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LIVE from the Midnight Circus Featuring the Backtrack Blues Band
This is the #1 and Original INDIE BLUES RADIO .. The Voice of Indie Blues! The show that brings you ONLY those artists who are touring and creating new original music rooted in…
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LIVE from the Midnight Circus Featuring Greg Sover
This is the #1 and Original INDIE BLUES RADIO .. The Voice of Indie Blues! The show that brings you ONLY those artists who are touring and creating new original music rooted in…
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LIVE from the Midnight Circus Featuring Little G Weevil
This IS The Voice of Indie Blues the show that brings you the best in Independent Blues Artists who are creating the Future of the Blues with new music .. and creativity! This week we give…
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Music on the Couch Show 403 01/08/2018
MUSIC ON THE COUCH 01/08/18 – SHOW #403 LISTEN HERE: http://tobtr.com/10401337 PREVIEW SHOW # 2 for the 34th IBC JANICE JOHNSTON Dr. Janice is a member of The Blues Foundation…
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Making a Scene is an international, multi-genre music website that brings a wide range of readers with our daily published content. 

CD Reviews, Artist Interviews, Articles on Music Business, Recording Techniques, Op-Ed articles on issue important to the music community and so much more!

Our readership LOVES our content and they not only include the Independent music community but also the fans that love them! 

So, WHY would you only advertise on a single Genre Website? 

For example, If you are Blues Advertiser, your goal should be to expand your market for the blues, not just advertise to the Same Market!  Making a Scene has STRONG Blues content that is well respected in the blues community, but we reach a much broader fanbase which gives you the opportunity to expand yours!

We reach thousands of Fans, DJs, Musicians, Festivals, Promoters and Record Companies Worldwide.  

Let's talk about impact! None of this matters if no one sees your ad. Which is why we are dedicated to working every day to bring traffic to Making a Scene. 
We drive traffic to our site with our "Daily" posts of content, extensive social media marketing and our SEO optimization! (Search "Making a Scene" on Google. We are on the first page!)

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