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NY Film Director Is Seeking A Composer

NY based director is currently seeking to hire a composer for a 44 minute indie documentary about plastic pollution in the ocean. The film has already been completed and currently has production music in it, but the director is not

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Best Electric Guitar For Beginners

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A question I get often from beginning guitar players wanting to get into learning how to play rock music is what is the best electric guitar for beginners. Here is what I recommend if you are just starting to learn

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Music Library Needs Music

Liberty Music Licensing is a digital music licensing service based in Montreal, Canada. They provide original music by independent artists from Canada and around the world exclusively to creative content producers, for use in: Television Series, Films , New Media, Games, Advertising. A non-exclusive partnership with

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Win A You Rock Midi Guitar

For Music Connection’s next Friday Freebie, the YRG company is giving away a new White YRG1000 and full version of Guitar Pro6 tablature software, perfect for tabbing with the YRG. Total value $418.99. A “Keyboard for Guitarists,” the You Rock

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Up & Comin Is Looking For Artist

Up & Comin’ is searching for the next Country, Hip-Hop, Alternative, R&B, Rock or Pop complete artist, group or band for a chance to win a recording deal, a $10,000 cash prize and global exposure for their music. At a

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Hans Zimmer Is Looking For You!

Check it out, you have a chance to work with Hans Zimmer. He is sponsoring a contest and the winner will  become a Bleeding Fingers staff composer working along-side some of Hollywood’s premier film and tv composers on Hans Zimmer’s World famous

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Set Your DVR’s The Grammies Are Tomorrow

Make sure to set your DVR’s for tomorrow cause the 56th Annual Grammy Awards are Sunday, January 26. I think this year will be interesting as there are allot of things about the music businesses biggest night. LL Cool J will

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Eagles Hotel California The World’s Largest Vinyl Record

The Forum in Inglewood California now has the world’s largest vinyl record in honor of multi-platinum band The Eagles, who will perform at the Forum later this month as part of the venue’s re-opening celebration. This album is a 407-foot-wide

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Bad Fingers Baby Blue & Breaking Bad

Interest in in the band Badfinger has been piqued since their 1972 single played over the final scene of Breaking Bad. “Baby Blue” sold 37,000 copies between Sept. 30 and Oct. 6, according to Nielsen SoundScan. It had sold 5,000

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YouTube Viral Videos For Musicians

Did you see the story of the viral video of Jeremy Fry dancing to Bon Jovi’s Livin’ on a Prayer at a Boston Celtics game? This video caused the 1987 rock ballad to return to the Billboard Hot 100 charts,

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