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22 Dec Posted by in Blog, Links, Music Biz | Comments

Night Out Radio – Part 2 (Interview)

Night Out Radio – Part 2 (Interview)

Interview with Mark & Linda Gordon of My Seattle Night Out and Seattle Wave Radio With a website containing an online radio station focusing on local, Greater Seattle (and really the State of Washington) bands and singer/songwriters, Linda and Mark Gordon have jumped on a current trend that seems to be replacing the way we ...

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15 Dec Posted by in Blog, Links | Comments

NightOut Radio – Part 1

NightOut Radio – Part 1

Over three years ago I began meeting with a successful podcast producer in hopes to start an Internet radio station. The station was to feature Seattle bands with an emphasis on Songwriters in Seattle. The Internet had become a major player in the broadcasting of music and this trend was only going to increase. The ...

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SiS Merchandise on CafePress!

SiS Merchandise on CafePress!

There are many ways to support Songwriters in Seattle – with your time by attending events or volunteering, and financially through the purchase of music or direct donation. Now there is another easy, fun and stylish way to give back to the creative community: Songwriters in Seattle merchandise! We are proud to announce the launch ...

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Aug/Sept 2011 Songwriting Contest Results!

Aug/Sept 2011 Songwriting Contest Results!

Thanks to everyone who sent in entries to the Songwriters in Seattle contest and thanks to Brian Nelson of Paintshaker Music for providing the grand prize: 8 hours of studio time at Elliot Bay Recording Company. Congratulations to the winner of our August/September 2011 Songwriting Contest… CHARLIE HEINEMANN For his song “LA Is Totally Awesome” ...

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30 Sep Posted by in Links, Music Biz | Comments

Music Biz – What To Do Next? Part 1: The CD

Music Biz – What To Do Next? Part 1: The CD

(Editor’s Note: Jennifer runs a monthly Music Biz Workshop event for SiS and has agreed to share some of her notes and recommendations in a 3-part series) You have passion and music and want to do something with them. Here’s the best order in which to proceed: 1. Record your songs. Suck it up and ...

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14 Sep Posted by in Blog, Links, Music Biz | 5 comments

“Mooncakes” on NPR’s Marketplace

“Mooncakes” on NPR’s Marketplace

Songwriters in Seattle had a really cool and unexpected bit of national media attention Monday with our song, “A Black Market For Mooncakes” being part of a segment on NPR’s Marketplace. I’ve been asked a lot about how it happened, all the way back to the origin story of the song, so I thought I’d ...

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15 Aug Posted by in Blog, Links | 5 comments

Home Recording: Choosing a DAW

Home Recording: Choosing a DAW

One of the toughest first steps that anyone wanting to get into home recording has to go through is picking which Digital Audio Workstation (DAW) to use. As the DAW is the heart of any home studio, it’s also one of the most important steps. The good news is that all modern DAWs are going ...

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