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Join me on Saturday May 11, 2013 at the Red Light Cafe in Atlanta, GA for a clinic and discussion about musician careers, multiple streams of income, and a multitude of other topics frequently covered here MusicianWages.com. All musicians,...Show More Summary
The San Francisco Symphony has been on strike for over two weeks, demanding wages equal to similar caliber orchestras like the Los Angeles Philharmonic and the Chicago Symphony. In Chicago, however, things may not be any better. Chicago had its own strike earlier this season and a 2.5% pay cut in 2009. Show More Summary
For most artists, living in New York is the only place where they can have a legitimate shot at making a living doing what they love. Unfortunately, a good deal of those people leave empty handed and the ones who stay either struggle to get by or find some other field to make a living. Show More Summary
Mixing is an art form that takes a lot of time and skill and even though we may spend a long time on any given mix it is a good plan to be able to have a strategy for commencing a mix down session. To… The post 6 Steps for Successful Audio Mastering appeared first on MusicianWages.com.
Unfortunately there are a lot of important aspects of the music business that are never dealt with in college. After receiving two degrees in music, I can’t think of one instance where the topic of contract negotiation was discussed. This is unfortunate for the student… The post Contract Negotiation for Musicians appeared first on MusicianWages.com.
PCS. AKA: Permanent change of station. AKA: Like it or not, you are moving. PCS. How three little letters can mean so much. You will be uprooted. Things will be chaotic. It will be very stressful. Say goodbye to your friends, coworkers and supervisors. You… The post Moving in the Military Band appeared first on MusicianWages.com.
I went to a wedding in California a few months ago. There was a live band there called Larry Lynch and the Mob…. Now, I’ve worked as a professional musician for 18 years. I’m afraid those years wore down my affection for live music. The post Interview with Drummer Larry Lynch appeared first on MusicianWages.com.
Join me on December 10th, at Parsons The New School for Design in NYC, for a panel discussion on the modern music business. I will be joined by professionals in entertainment and intellectual property law, music publishing and rights management, crowd funding, and marketing. The… The post Panel Discussion: How Music Makes Money appeared first on MusicianWages.com.
Hard working musicians subject themselves to irregluar working hours, late working hours and often find themselves in areas of slightly different risk compared with many other professions. This article is definitely not meant to replace...Show More Summary
MusicianWages.com’s co-founder Cameron Mizell will join musicians and representatives from Google Play and Limelight for an informal, free hang at the Openhouse Gallery (201 Mulberry Street – at Spring) starting at 2pm, October 18th,...Show More Summary
Cameron Mizell, guitarist and co-founder of MusicianWages.com, is scheduled to speak at this week’s CMJ Music Marathon Festival… being held October 16-20 in New York City. Cameron’s panel, “I’ve Got You Covered” – moderated by Google’s Alex Holz, will discuss: How cover songs have helped The post Cameron Mizell to Speak at CMJ Festival appeared first on MusicianWages.com.
Jesse Bond is a fantastic guitarist out of Atlanta that makes a living as a touring sideman. I met Jesse through a mutual friend and after learning about his career and artists with whom he’s recorded and toured, I knew he’d have a lot of… The post Interview with Touring Sideman Jesse Bond appeared first on MusicianWages.com.
Over the last year, MusicianWages.com has experienced rapid growth in our readership–something for which both Dave and I are very grateful to all of you. With the increased traffic, however, comes an increased risk of hackers and security concerns. Some of you may have seen… The post An Update from Dave and Cameron appeared first on MusicianWages.com.
This week’s Working Musician Interview is with pianist and music director Sonny Paladino. Sonny and I worked together on several Broadway shows and readings and he’s a fixture in the New York theatre scene. Lately, though, Sonny’s been finding more opportunities in both LA and… The post Interview with Pianist Sonny Paladino appeared first on MusicianWages.com.
For this week’s working musician interview, I talked to guitarist Alec Berlin. I’ve gotten to know Alec while subbing for him on a show. He’s a fantastic guitarist and also a very humble and hardworking guy. I learned a lot from him through the show,…
Every day I receive a few email newsletters, including the Digital Music News. As I sipped on a fresh cup of coffee this morning, one of their articles titled “Recording Sales Declines & Musician Employment, 1999 – 2011……” caught my attention. It was published
For this week’s installment of our working musician interview series, I spoke with drummer Travis Whitmore. Currently settled in Virginia, Travis thrives as a studio drummer through online collaboration, built upon his experience as a working drummer in Nashville. MW: When did you start playing…
When I was in college, I held several part time jobs to make ends meet. One of those part time jobs was playing guitar at a few restaurants every month. Nothing glamorous, but I was happy to be playing guitar. I started keeping track of…
At Musician Wages, we’ve always believed there are as many ways to be a freelance musician as there are freelance musicians. Every musician we’ve talked to has their own combination of jobs that, combined, make up their career. We’d like to share the experiences and…
MusicianWages.com is dedicated to helping the musician industry thrive. We’ve offered advice and tips to help working musicians make the most of their careers. Along the way we’ve also spoken to many of our peers and learned about how they make their living. We really…