Hi there, Just found out today that a single copy of "Take Me" sold for $3,211.00 and 2 more sold for $1,376.00 each.. information courtesy popsyke.com
It seems that music does indeed have a blurred line. First let me say Marvin Gaye is one of my favorite all-time entertainers but acording to what I know about copyrights it's the melody and its' relationship to the time and chord (note position/voicing. I'm sorry, it's not about groove or bass line which are considered elements of music, which belong to everyone. "Blurred Lines",escapes the melody requirement by not sounding or written out, looking anything near Marvin's classic. It also has a totally…Read more
This represents what collectors are paying around the world to have an original copy of 'Take Me'.
Wow I'm blown away.
No, I didn't get the money and no I never got paid when the record was in the primary market!
I see a real need for more teachers. The teachers in our industry's past were independent record producers. One who would challenge an artist to another level and then work with that artist through the entire effort. Teaching them about musical elements and their usefulness in creating new ideas, vocal techniques that they didn't know existed and then watching and hearing a new song/new artist being born right there in the studio. Everyone today thinks that there is no musical training necessary for a pop…Read more
This is not a negative statement meant to insight but rather a positive one for those that believe there is a chance for us to take back our music industry. Do you realize music is the only industry in the world without R&D (Research and Development)? They,(record companies) believed and still do that artist are responsible for their own voice,instrumental,writing,dancing and whatever else kind of developmental skill is needed for ones' career. Now, because artist are coming to them unfinished they say…Read more
The truth of the matter on something like this ...I would probably not be able to see this group more than 8 times
in 6 months because they're going to have to do all the work. I would see them for 2 hours then they would have to do all the tweeking assignments in between. ( usually 3-4 hours 3-4 x's per week).
My charge to this group $200.00 per hour
Vocal lessons are extra 3-5 members privates: $65.00 per half-hour 2 x's per week
If you're working with a record company, producer, publisher or band as an artist and somebody screams at you to work harder yet they don't tell you or show you what to do to make it better....walk. Keep walking until you find someone who can demonstrate, articulate and doesn't scream. Dr.i
Hey, I'll be making guest appearance with Nick Waterhouse, Sunday March 29th at 5:45. On the main stage!! See you there Dr.i
Well as of January 3rd, 2015 we concluded 32 consecutive weekends at Sarducci's Restaurant, located in historic and beautiful downtown San Juan Capistrano, Ca. 92675. Thanks to each and everyone of you who came out to see and hear us perform and bought my album! I love you, Dr. i
What I told Nick is what every artist should know before they speak to anyone in music business. How to move a recording career forward, how to create a relationship with a record label,how to put a band together,how to audition background singers, musicians and what they should know before they show up!How long this should all take and preparations to shorten effected production time tables. What's really funny today is everyone thinks they know this already. They don't even know that a producer is a…Read more