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An Excerpt From Nick Venturella’s New Book The Local Music Journey  Madison musician and artist Nick Venturella has released his new book, The Local Music Journey, a guide to treating your music career as a business.


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            MAMAs Announce Elimination of Registration Fees; Registration Now Open The Madison Area Music Association is kicked of its eigth season with an event to mark the opening of registration for


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        Top 5 Reasons an Artist or Band Should Ditch the Label By Tyler Barnett of likeZEBRA.com   Below are the Top 5 Reasons an artist or band should ditch the label –


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An Interview with Greg Martin of Next Level Productions: The Man Behind the Rock the Sound Benefits Spend some time with Greg Martin and it won’t take long to realize what a truly upstanding person he


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2010 has gotten off to a rough start. First the Haitian earthquake left over 100,000 dead and over a million homeless and hungry.  Musicians from around the area joined to raise money by staging benefit events


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The Return of Vinyl or P.K. Hears His Calling Written by Cory Schultz Patrick is poor. He has no full time job and his humble attire could use a spin through the nearest laundromat. But he’s


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The (Un)Glamorous Life of a Cover Band It’s Saturday night. And anyone with a liquor license is luring clientele with whiskey specials, Jell-O wrestling, and free bacon giveaways. With a plethora of watering holes to choose


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              Jamtronica Heralds New Electronic Music Scene “Hi. I’m a Mac.” “And I’m a PC.” Yes, we know the scenario. The Mac stars in Hollywood films, hangs out with hip


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The MAMAs Kick Off a New Year With Lots of Changes MAMA, Inc. has announced that registration is open for the 7th Annual Madison Area Music Awards. You can link to the registration site at their homepage:


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Madison Musicians Struggle to Make a Living Ben Franklin resides on the $100 bill. He hangs out in bank accounts, cash registers, and trophy wives’ purses, but seldom does he see the inside of a musician’s


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