How To Have A Number One The Easy Way

The Manual (How to Have a Number One the Easy Way) was first published in 1988 following the success of Doctorin’ The Tardis by The Timelords. In their book, Bill Drummond and Jimmy Cauty lay out a detailed plan on how to have a novelty pop number one starting from a position of no money […]

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The Music Business is a Cruel and Shallow Money Trench

One of Hunter S. Thompson’s most famous quotes isn’t – a quotation, that is. “The music business is a cruel and shallow money trench, a long plastic hallway where thieves and pimps run free, and good men die like dogs. There’s also a negative side.” It turns out that Mr Thompson wasn’t even describing the […]

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How Vinyl Records Are Made 

Wired magazine visited Jack White’s Third Man Records vinyl pressing plant in Detroit, Michigan to find out exactly what goes into the creation of a vinyl record; from cutting and pressing to making sure they sound great.  

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The Buzzsonic Guide to Digital Music Distribution

Buzzsonic Music Industry Resources Pinboard

I’ve been publishing resources to Pinterest for quite a while now and have found that everything I post has a much longer shelf life in comparison to Facebook and Twitter. Where a link I post to Twitter disappears into the feed flood within minutes, never to be seen again and a Facebook post is hardly […]

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Eclectric Spotify Playlist

  Check out the latest Buzzsonic playlist on Spotify, ‘Eclectrica Vol:1’ a mixture of things I’ve come across recently. The playlist includes a range of genres, styles, and moods, an exciting and diverse mix of music that reflects its eclectic and electric themes. Hunted mainly via the many brilliant music supervisors of TV shows I’ve […]

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