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Features

15 Ways to Leave Your Label

Feature | Topic: Humour, Music Business | One Two Testing, May 1985

the tricks of quitting

1898 And All That

Feature | Topic: Music Business | Sound International, Aug 1978

Fred Dellar presents a potted history of the people who bring you the 'product' - the record companies.

A Bit on the Side

Feature | Topic: Music Business | Home & Studio Recording, May 1987
Tell us Another One

Yet another Idea from Clive Brooks enabling you to deprive your fellows of money.

A Classical Style - Part 2

Feature Series | Topic: Music Business, Performing | Making Music, Mar 1987
Orchestral Voices

Part two of our interview/investigation into the differences between classical and rock

A Producer's Life

Feature | Topic: Music Business | One Two Testing, Nov 1985
Then After A Few Years I Think I'll Be A Producer

making a career of knob twiddling

A Question Of Sex

Feature | Topic: Music Business | Sound On Sound, May 1991

Despite the tendency of creative professions to be more liberal than others, women make up only a tiny proportion of producers and engineers in the music industry. Paul Tingen reports on this sad state of affairs.

A&R

Feature | Topic: Music Business | One Two Testing, Sep 1984

what the record companies think they want

A&R Men

Feature | Topic: Marketing / Promotion, Music Business | One Two Testing, Oct 1985

the unsigned's guide to getting that contract

A+R Approaches

Feature | Topic: Humour, Music Business | Making Music, Aug 1986

Advances

Feature | Topic: Music Business | Making Music, Oct 1986

You're signed, and the big cheque arrives. What do you spend it on?

Airplay Action

Feature | Topic: Marketing / Promotion, Music Business | Phaze 1, Nov 1988
grab your slice

how to get your music on the radio

Are You Insured?

Feature | Topic: Live, Music Business | Sound On Sound, Mar 1992
How To Avoid Losing Everything

Theft from your home or from a gig could leave you with no way of replacing valuable equipment. Zenon Schoepe explains how to keep yourself covered.

Box Pop

Feature | Topic: Marketing / Promotion, Music Business, Performing, Video / Film / Picture | Phaze 1, May 1989

trying to get on telly could be the most frustrating experience of your musical career; we pinpoint the pitfalls

But What Does A Producer Do Exactly...???

Feature | Topic: Music Business, Recording | Making Music, Jan 1987

Second part in our 'what do they do?' series. This month, what you do with the job.

Classical Style - Part 1

Feature Series | Topic: Music Business, Performing | Making Music, Feb 1987

Rock musicians have it tough, eh? But how hard is the life of a classical player?

Copyright or Copycat

Feature | Topic: Copyright, Music Business | One Two Testing, Feb 1985

how it works

Copyrights & Wrongs - Part 1

Feature Series | Topic: Copyright, Music Business | Music Technology, Oct 1992

The big deal in the small print

Cut & Thrust - Part 2

Feature Series | Topic: Marketing / Promotion, Music Business | Music Technology, Feb 1993
Cutting A Record

When push comes to shove - part two of MT's guide to releasing and promoting your own record

Cut And Thrust - Part 1

Feature Series | Topic: Marketing / Promotion, Music Business | Music Technology, Jan 1993
Cutting a record

Make your own music, make your own record, make your own luck

DIY Music

Feature | Topic: Mastering, Music Business, Tape, Vinyl, CD, DAT | Sound On Sound, Nov 1993
All You Need To Know About Making Your Own Records

Some musicians and bands decide to take their future success into their own hands, by putting money into producing their own records. Tony Batchelor and Sue Silutoe take the mystery out of making your own CD, vinyl or cassette release, from initial Session Tape to final product.

DIY Single

Feature | Topic: Music Business | Music Technology, Aug 1988

If the major record companies won't give you the deal you know you deserve, you could do worse than to do it yourself. David Bradwell investigates the pros and cons of pressing your own single.

Doing the Business

Feature | Topic: Music Business, Recording | In Tune, Jun 1985
Demos

Making the Most of Studio Time

Dread at the Controls

Feature | Topic: Music Business | International Musician, Aug 1986
Artistic Control

Who keeps it when you sign your deal? You, or the record companies? Does it matter anyway? Keith Grant sounds out opinion from both sides of the Biz

Drugs and the Musician

Feature | Topic: History / Culture, Music Business, Performing | One Two Testing, Feb 1985

dangerous truths

Editions For You

Feature | Topic: Marketing / Promotion, Music Business | Electronic Soundmaker, Mar 1985

Record label spotlight on the innovatory people who bring you Brian Eno and numerous others.

 

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