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Top piano tips

Sunday, June 4th, 2017

Chinese piano sensation and emerging talent, Sunny Li, is beginning to make a name for herself in classical circles with the fluid and professional playing style which she has honed over a number of records including Sunny Li Piano and the recently released, A Night With Mendelssohn: Live Concert,...

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How to create a hook

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

Ask a hundred big-shot songwriters how they come up with their musical hooks, and you’ll get a hundred different answers. But when it comes to writing a solid, catchy earworm, two things remain consistent: first, often you just have to get lucky; and second, you’ll know it when you hear it –...

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Maximising your practice time

Friday, January 27th, 2017

Think of the time and energy athletes have to commit to every day in their training regimes. Like the athletes, we pianists also have to train– playing the piano requires countless hours of dedication. We had better know what we are doing, though! Here are a few tips that will help you get the most...

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Improve your Practice Schedule

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

New Year’s resolutions?  Perhaps you’ve also been wondering how to fruitfully work on your piano playing? An issue on many a pianist’s lips; how to secure a helpful, attainable, enjoyable, and productive method of ongoing practice. As we know, many begin their practice with great vigour and...

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Learning a new piece of music

Thursday, December 29th, 2016

The first few weeks, when the piece is still very new, can be an uphill slog as you cope with note-reading and learning, understanding the structure and harmony, and trying to get a handle on the character and expressive elements of the piece. Then one day you go to practise it and suddenly it seems...

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Improve Your Sight-reading Skills

Wednesday, December 28th, 2016

As we move into 2017, New Year’s resolutions are possibly lurking somewhere in our sub-conscious, and what better way to seriously improve piano playing than to implement a new sight-reading routine? Few pianists are keen sight-readers, many believing a specific talent is required to read quickly....

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Meet Top Music Educationist For Free At London’s Olympia

Thursday, February 18th, 2016

We are delighted to announce that the author of our new piano teacher training course will be at the Music Education Expo at Olympia in London on 25th and 26th of February. Please contact him directly to arrange to have a personal meeting with him, to talk through the benefits and advantages in doing...

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The Power Of Promoting Your Music Through Remixes

Wednesday, November 11th, 2015

With multiple remix opportunities currently on the platform, we thought we’d talk about why it’s worth looking into getting tracks remixed. Getting your track remixed will help to raise greater awareness of both the original track and you as an artist or the artist you manage through...

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How To Promote Your Song On Radio.

Tuesday, September 29th, 2015

One of the final steps in making your track successful and well known is to use a radio plugger who, like it says on the tin, can help push your track onto the radio. This will ultimately help your track become more successful. Getting airplay on the radio has always been key in order for your track...

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Hire A Videographer For A Top Video Shoot.

Monday, September 28th, 2015

Now that you’ve got your track, artwork and music video sorted the next step is to get in touch with a PR team, they will be able to help you push your song out to the right tastemakers with access to a wide range of listeners. They’ve handled campaigns time after time so they know the...

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Graphics For Your New Album.

Sunday, September 27th, 2015

However, Now that your track/album/EP is complete and ready to show the world, you’ll want to work on the artwork. As nice as it would be for people to stumble across your song and take an immediate interest in it, visuals are really important in order to attract attention.

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Mixing your music track.

Saturday, September 26th, 2015

As we mentioned yesterday, it’s always good to get an objective view on the track, as it can open a lot doors that you may not have thought about. If you’re doing an entire album then it’s good to have a producer essentially ‘directing’ the project in order to keep it...

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Mixing Your Music Track

Friday, September 25th, 2015

After the recording of your track you’ll need it to be mixed. There are a number of options to consider when mixing a track. Mixing your own track is good in someways, if you’re capable and have a clear idea of what you want the track to sound like then mixing your own track is great.

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Recording your song

Thursday, September 24th, 2015

The next step to take is to get the song recorded. Again, there are numerous ways of going about this. You could engineer the track yourself, however there are downfalls to this. Having such a subjective view on your track can be damaging. Looking to hire an engineer to record your track can be beneficial...

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How to record your new album

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015

There are certain steps you need to take in order to be able to release a song or an album. Today, we’re going to go through those processes and discuss the necessary steps towards releasing your record and how to connect to the relevant people through creating projects. We would suggest you...

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