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  • How artists get discovered on YouTube

    How artists get discovered on YouTube And yet another artist gets discovered on YouTube: Daniela Andrade’s cute rendition of the Gnarls Barkley hit song “CRAZY” is proof that artists can also pitch cover versions of hit songs to A&R’s and Hollywood music supervisors to get noticed. After her version...
  • Writing songs in the jungles of Ubud on Bali, Indonesia

    Writing songs in the jungles of Ubud on Bali, Indonesia Producer/writer/publisher Ricky Rick sent us this one to remind us that sometimes your environment can make all the difference to your inspiration. Lost in the jungles of beautiful Ubud on the Indonesian island of Bali, Ricky writes “a week on Bali...
  • Million Dollar Hip Hop Beats

    Ladies and Gentlemen: Mr. Scott Storch graces the world with a couple of beats waiting for toplines. Scott is known for having composed and produced hits for Beyonce, 50 Cent, Snoop Dogg, and many others. Are your beats as good as Scott’s?...
  • Inspiration in the morning

    There’s absolutely no reason to wake up at 5 am in the morning ever. Except maybe to witness one of the most stunning sunrises you could experience on the shores of Thailand’s beautiful island of Ko Samui. If that isn’t inspiration to start your creative day early, I don’t...
  • Can niche and novelty songs make millions?

    Can niche and novelty songs make millions? Who would have known that this Queen classic “We will rock you” would become an international evergreen that would be played at Sports stadiums around the world every single day? Indeed, there’s a huge market for Sports-related songs that accompany the big...
  • The faces of MIDEM – the largest music industry conference in Cannes

    At the end of every January, the leaders of the global music industry escape to the South of France to meet and mingle at MIDEM. MIDEM is the largest music industry conference, organized by the good folks at Reed Exhibitions. We saved some of our photos. Of course, we...
  • Gonna Fly Now

    Gonna Fly Now This iconic song was never a radio chart hit or best-selling single. But the Bill Conti song “Gonna Fly Now” has a huge fan following in its own right. Best known as the theme song to the Oscar-winning movie “Rocky” starring Sylvester Stallone, this song has...
  • Happy?

    Happy? Very few record producers have made the successful jump to performing as artists themselves. Pharrell of Neptunes production fame not only made the jump, but also stormed the charts with his global hit song “Happy”. We love the energy and fun vibe of the music video. Happy happy!...
  • And where will you be writing your next hit song?

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