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Six Acoustic Guitar Tips
Here are a few free acoustic guitar tips every beginner will probably learn sooner or later. Some are harder to learn than others; forewarned is forearmed.
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The Virgins and ASCAP: Did A Performance Rights Organization Do Anything For Us?
In 1995 I moved back to my hometown of Milwaukee with a group of college friends to start a band. We called ourselves The Virgins. Over the next five years this name would prove to be somewhat prescient. We played hundreds of shows throughout the Midwest, recorded one six-song cassette and two CDs, and made a lot of naive assumptions.
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Cool Gizmo Alert: Genz-Benz G-Flex 2x12
We're proud to launch a new product review series sponsored by YourGuitarist. YourGuitarist.com is a web site offering Internet based development of custom guitar tracks for artists worldwide. YourGuitarist.com allows musicians to avoid the high studio fees usually associated with producing guitar tracks for their songs.
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Award Winning Indie Artist
Vernon Neilly Hits Again

Independent recording artist/producer/musician Vernon Neilly is no stranger to accomplishments in the music business, whether it be scoring top 40 songs on commercial & internet radio charts, recording or playing with top recording artist in the business (Etta James, Warren G, Johnny Guitar Watson, Howard Hewitt, and many more), having roles in major movie releases (Along Came Polly, Starsky and Hutch), or conceiving and being involved in major marketing programs with huge music manufacturers (Six String Extravaganza with Steve Vai, Morely, Seymour Duncan, Cakewalk, Tagima Guitars, Giannini Guitars, etc), his objective is always he same, excellence.

Vernon is at it once again with a new single from his award winning CD release "G-Fire II" entitled "Unconditional Love" (Vernon Neilly & G-Fire - G-Fire II - Unconditional Love) a beautiful lush song that is already pulling at the hearts of female, and male listeners alike. Written by Kevin Chokan (musical director of Diana Ross), and Vince Hall, "Unconditional Love" is stirring early movement at retail, and positive comments from commercial, college, satellite, and internet radio p! rogrammers around the globe. The single will not be available at retail stores, but can be ordered directly from Boosweet Records, and via other major digital download stores such as emusic.com, msn.com, walmart.com, apple itunes.com, etc.

The full length CD contains the single, and is available at most major record stores, and independent record stores nation wide. To celebrate the release of Vernon's new single, his label Boosweet Records is giving away copies of his new DVD release "Live In Brazil" to the first 100 people that download the single from the Boosweet Records website, making the download purchase of the single absolutely free. There will also be contests at local radio stations around the country where listeners will have the opportunity to also win a copy of the single.

For more information on Vernon Neilly, Boosweet Records, or the single "Unconditional Love", please contact the public relations office of J.J. Entertainment, Jodi Jackson at joddith@aol.com, or Boosweet Records at info@boosweet.com.

Boosweet Records is an independent record label based in the Los Angeles California metro area that has national retail distribution to brick and mortar stores, and also distributes music for independent and established artists via it's web domain in the form of physical CD's, or digital downloads.

J.J. Entertainment is a full service public relations company headed by industry veteran Jodi Jackson. Present and past client list includes Vernon Neilly, Denzel Washington, Snoop Dogg, David Foster, Brandy, Rodney Jerkins, Glen Frey, LaToya London, Joe Walsh, and many other major recording artists and companies.

Provided by the MusicDish Network. Copyright © MusicDish LLC 2006 - Republished with Permission

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MusicDish Network Promotes 60's Love Child Astrella-Celeste


MusicDish, an Internet music magazine publisher and artist marketing/development firm, is proud to announce the addition of Pop/Jazz singer Astrella Celeste to the MusicDish Network roster. Combining a variety of online viral marketing strategies, the MusicDish Network will be coordinating a broad campaign in support of her debut album "Blue Star" (the Spanish translation of Astrella Celeste).
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MusicDish At MIDEM: J-Music Distribution, France

J-Music Distribution describes itself as "the very first European distributor of Japanese music whose activities link Japanese artists and their management, Japanese record companies, and European distributors together to provide a stable framework of distribution from artists to music retail store."

Formed in December 2005, J-Music Distribution representatives brought their business vision to "MIDEM, The World Music Market's 40th Edition" conference in Cannes, France.

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