Music

Great Video Tool

If you’re looking for something a little different for your website, whether it be for marketing or for pleasure, you’ve got to check out Animoto It turns your photos and videos into movie preview style videos. They look better than just about anything else I’ve seen. Enjoy!

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New Product for Making Money in Music!

I’ve just finished working on a product with Music Marketing GURU, Bob Baker, author of the best-seller Guerilla Music Marketing. It’s called “7 Secrets to Making Real Money with Your Music.” Check it out, I think you’ll like it! http://www.bob-baker.com/music/make-money.html

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Help Out The OaKs – Lollapalooza

For those of you who haven’t heard the OaKs, you’re missing out. Check them out at www.myspace.com/wearetheoaks Anyway, they are great people and great musicians, I got this from Matt Antolick today, the OaKs drummer and I figured I’d share it. You don’t even have to give anyone your email address to […]

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Nick Nanton, Esq. with Conrad Dimanche

Nick Nanton, Esq. with Conrad Dimanche, originally uploaded by ndnproductions. I met Conrade Dimanche last year for the first time at the 4th Quarter Entertainment Music Industry Seminar. You may recognize him from MTVs hit show Making of the Band. Conrad is Senior Director of A&R at Bad Boy Records. I have […]

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Tim McGraw PreShow Party

Tim McGraw PreShow Party, originally uploaded by ndnproductions. Up close and personal with Tim McGraw at the pre-show party to kick off his first show on the 2008 Live Your Voice Tour. It was great to see Tim again and the show was great! Be on the lookout for Tim’s new singles. […]

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Ok…so I don’t want to sound like broken record

but at least it will be a broken multi-platinum record. I know I’ve already posted twice on this blog about Colbie Caillat. And I don’t know how to explain it other than I just know when I hear something special. My prediction is her record “Coco” will be one of the top […]

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Is Music Licensing for Television the New “Record Deal”

Check out this article from CMJ that certainly opens your mind to this as a new model and possibly makes it the “highly coveted prize” of today (similar to how major label record deals used to be sought after) http://prod1.cmj.com/articles/display_article.php?id=54047375 I’ve had great experience with licensing music for television. It has really […]

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NashVegas and some great links to make more money in music

I’m in Nashville right now finishing up producing a record for Hanna Peterson at the County Q recording studio. We worked with an amazing band, here’s the highlights: Paul Scholten – Drums/Band Leader Alison Prestwood – Bass John Jarvis – Piano/Organ JT Korenflos – Electric Guitar Steve Sheenan – Acoustic Guitar Glen […]

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Music Lessons – A Must Read from Seth Godin

most of you have heard me preach this same message, but this guy gets more press than I do, so maybe you’ll believe him đŸ™‚ http://sethgodin.typepad.com/seths_blog/2008/01/music-lessons.htm when you’re ready to discuss “The New Model” for the music business let me know…

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The Holy Grail for Indie Musicians?

Those of you who talk to me on a semi-regular basis know that I’m a broken record when it comes to the following concepts: 1. Make people feel like a “member” of your band and you will have a very lucrative fanbase 2. Make sure you have a product to offer at […]

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