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Making a Scene Opens Virtual Venue
Making a Scene Opens Virtual Venue
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Crystal Shawanda is Making a Scene
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Watermelon Slim is Making a Scene
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Rory Block is Making a Scene
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Jay Willie is Making a Scene
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Webb Wilder is Making a Scene
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The Reverend Freakchild is Making a Scene
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Sass Jordan is Making a Scene
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The Reverend Shawn Amos is Making a Scene
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Richard Lynch is Making a Scene!
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Mike Mattison is Making a Scene
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Stephen Cooper is Making a Scene
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Tas Cru is Making a Scene
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Dave Askren Jeff Benedict Paraphernalia – Music of Wayne Shorter
Dave Askren Jeff Benedict Paraphernalia – Music of Wayne Shorter Tapestry Now that Wayne Shorter…

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Gabrielle Louise The Unending Alteration of the Human Heart
Gabrielle Louise The Unending Alteration of the Human Heart Self-released The Unending Alteration of the…

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Mark S. Black Wheels Keep Turning
Mark S. Black Wheels Keep Turning “Wheels Keep Turning”is the fourth studio album from Mark…

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Mike Zito Quarantine Blues
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Arturo O’Farrill and The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra The Four Questions
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Tyler Morris Living In The Shadows
Tyler Morris Living In The Shadows Vizztone Label Group Boston born Tyler Morris began playing…

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Pokey LaFarge Rock Bottom Rhapsody
Pokey LaFarge Rock Bottom Rhapsody New West Yes, this writer may be a little late…

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Thomm Jutz Live in Two Worlds Volume 1
Thomm Jutz Live in Two Worlds Volume 1 Mountain Home Music Company Thomm Jutz released…

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Kathleen Grace with Larry Goldings Tie Me to You
Kathleen Grace with Larry Goldings Tie Me to You Monsoon The last time this writer…

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Casey Van Beek and the Tulsa Groove Heaven Forever
Casey Van Beek and the Tulsa Groove Heaven Forever Little Village Foundation Little Village Foundation…

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Lauren Henderson The Songbook Session
Lauren Henderson The Songbook Session Brontosaurus Vocalist, arranger, and multi-lingual Lauren Henderson is back with her sixth…

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Leslie Beukelman Golden Daffodil
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Steve Howell, Dan Sumner & Jason Weinheimer Long Ago
Steve Howell, Dan Sumner & Jason Weinheimer Long Ago Out Of The Past Music Texas…

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Dylan Hayes Electric Band Songs for Rooms and People
Dylan Hayes Electric Band Songs for Rooms and People Blujazz There is no photo of…

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The Nighthawks Tryin’ To Get To You
The Nighthawks Tryin’ To Get To You Eller Soul Records The R n’ B and…

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Dana Sandler I Never Saw Another Butterfly
Dana Sandler I Never Saw Another Butterfly Self-released I Never Saw Another Butterfly is jazz…

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Interview with a Pro - Pat Quinn - Buddy Guy Radio!
Interview with a Pro - Pat Quinn - Buddy Guy Radio!
What happens when you combine a dream with a legend? When Blues DJ Pat Quinn and his dream to run his own Blues Radio station came in contact with Blues Legend Buddy Guy, Buddyguyradio.com was born.

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Interview with a Pro - Pat Quinn - Buddy Guy Radio
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Interview with a Pro - Arnau Bosch - SoundStorming
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Melissa Clarke - Interview with a pro - Americana Highways!
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Interview with a Pro Evan Lowenstein - Stageit.com
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Interview with a Pro - Peggy Still Johnson - Writing Music for Film
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Interview with a Pro - Diane Durrett VP Atlanta Chapter of the Recording Academy
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Making a Scene Presents an Interview with a Pro - Vinny Rebas - Indie Connect
Indie Connect     Plugging Into Nashville Making a Scene Presents an Interview with a Pro…

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Interview with a Pro - Mick Kolassa - Endless Blues Records
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Interview with a Pro - Kenny Neal - Booga Music
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Interview with a Pro - Tina Terry - Booking Agent!
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Interview with a Pro - B Christopher - Production Music Libraries
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Interview with a Pro - Michael Frank - President of The Earwig Music Company!
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Interview with a Pro - Sallie Bengston - President NOLA Blue Records
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Interview with a Pro - Songwriter, Producer, Engineer Twist Turner!
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Making a Scene Presents Interview with a Pro - Rick Booth Intrepid Artists International!
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Interview with a Pro - Adam Dawson - Broken Jukebox Media
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Rueben Williams Thunderbird Management - Interview with a Pro!
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Interview with a Pro - Doug Tackett "Road Dawg Touring"
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Musicians Guide to Live Streaming Part 1
Musicians Guide to Live Streaming Part 1
Let’s face it, we are in strange times. For all intensive purposes 2020 is a wash for touring and the gig economy for the indie artists. In response, many indie artists have turned to online live shows on Facebook, instagram, Stageit etc. On facebook, online venues such as Americana Highways and our own Making a Scene, are starting to pop up giving the fans of indie music a destination where they can find a scheduled selection of artists performing.

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Musicians Guide to Online Streaming Part 1
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Making a Scene Celebrates 6 years!
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Making a Scene To Open Virtual Venue
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How the New Stimulus Bill Benefits Musicians
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Interview with a Pro Evan Lowenstein - Stageit.com
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How to Define Success as a Musician
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Getting a Booking Agent
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Education is the Key to Success for the Indie Artists
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Building a Grammy Winning Studio!
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So, You Want to Win A Grammy!
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Creating a Music Video on a Budget - John Pagano Band "Misbehavin"
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Book review: Ray Benson: Comin' Right at Ya, or How a Jewish Yankee Hippie Went Country
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Making a Scene's 5 Predictions for the Music Industry in the 2020's
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Smoke Free Atlanta Celebration January 5, 2020
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Making a Scene Year in Review!
Making a Scene Year in Review! As we near the end of 2019 it’s time…

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The Professional Songwriter by Louis Anthony deLise
Louis Anthony deLise The Professional Songwriter The Professional Songwriter is a textbook aimed at writers…

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The MICCO Industry Lists Review
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The Perpetual Beginner David Isaacs
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Kemper Profiler Review
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Interview with a Pro Evan Lowenstein - Stageit.com
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Warm Audio's WA-273 preamp Review
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Building a Grammy Winning Studio!
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Plugin Alliance Mega Bundle Review
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LIVE Music Survey
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Review of the Warm Audio WA-412 API preamp
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How to Mic Drums!
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Review - Warm Audio WA-47 Microphone
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Top 10 Wireless Guitar Systems under $200
Top 10 Wireless Guitar Systems Under $200 Guitar cables…let’s face it, they can be annoying.…

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Top 4 In-Ear Monitor Systems Below $500
Making a Scene Present Top 4 In-Ear Monitor Systems Below $500 One of the most…

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A Review of the MOTU AVB Recording Interfaces
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Top 4 Microphones For Recording Acoustic Guitar Under $100
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Top 3 Wireless Guitar Systems For Bass
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Making a Scene Takes a First look at the Slate Digital All Access Pass
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Beginners Guide To Mastering Part 2
Beginners Guide To Mastering Part 2 Effectively using your Mid/Side EQ: To effectively take advantage…

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The Beginners Guide to Mastering - Part 1
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Nitewalker Bass Pre-Amp: Full Review
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LIVE from the Midnight Circus Featuring Crystal Shawanda
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LIVE from the Midnight Circus Indie Blues Double Shot May 2020 #1
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LIVE from the Midnight Circus Featuring Rory Block
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LIVE from the Midnight Circus Featuring Jim Gustin and Truth Jones
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LIVE from the Midnight Circus Featuring Jay Willie
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LIVE from the Midnight Circus Indie Blues Double Shot April 2020 #4
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LIVE from the Midnight Circus Featuring The Reverend Freakchild
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Music on the Couch show #514
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LIVE from the Midnight Circus Featuring The Claudettes
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LIVE from the Midnight Circus Indie Blues Double Shot April 2020 #3
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LIVE from the Midnight Circus Featuring Sass Jordan
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LIVE from the Midnight Circus Featuring The Reverend Shawn Amos
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LIVE from the Midnight Circus Indie Blues Double Shot April 2020 #2
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LIVE from the Midnight Circus Featuring Mike Mattison
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LIVE from the Midnight Circus Featuring Stephen Cooper
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LIVE from the Midnight Circus Featuring Tas Cru
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LIVE from the Midnight Circus Indie Blues Double Shot April 2020 #1
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