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Archives for January 2012

Samantha Landrum Named 2011 “Artist Of The Year”

Samantha Landrum worked hard in 2011. She has plenty to show for her hard work, from consulting with Live Music Producer Amy Wolter, to participating in major albums, to being announced by PCG Nashville as the 2011 PCG Nashville “Artist Of The Year.” PCG Nashville selected Samantha based on extraordinary showmanship, dedication, outstanding progress and […]

Live Webinar on 02/16/12: Immediate Results

Backstage Pass members, get online for a FREE LIVE WEBINAR, Thursday, February 16, 8pm (central time). You’ve heard Tom say that learning his Live Music Method is a process. But how can you start the process and see a difference right away? In this Webinar you will learn 3 things you can do to get […]

Here’s the Water, Are You Going to Drink?

You know that old saying “you can lead a horse to water but you can’t make them drink”? That is my dilemma! I know from the bottom of my heart, I could change the financial life of every indie artist out there, if only they were willing to listen. I have to admit that “back […]

Austin Renfroe Takes $10,000 in “Superstars” Grand Prize

Congratulations to singer/songwriter Austin Renfroe on winning $10,000 for the 2nd Annual Intel Superstars Competition! Out of numerous applicants selected by fans, Austin ranked second among 120 finalists. In the final round he finished first in the competition for his track “Taking Me Under.” Austin is featured in a 5 part video series of Live […]

What’s Your Biggest Songwriting Problem?

There are lots of bad habits a coach can work on when a new songwriter is wanting to grow. Of course there’s that nervousness (like right before the doctor says “get undressed and just sit here on this metal cabinet covered with paper”). But this isn’t a doctor’s visit. No shots will be given! Still, […]

Recording tip #28: Be Cautious using Limiters

Recording tip #28: Be cautious using brickwall limiters like the L2. If your mixes resemble a brickwall, back it off. The advent of digital recording brought in a whole new playground of toys with which to play for mixers. And in my view with all the myriad of processors now at our disposal, nothing has […]

Jessica Ridley Making Big Time Music: Backstage Spotlight

“Success to me is getting to do what I love and making a living at it,” says singer/songwriter Jessica Ridley. But it’s already been more than simply making a living for this Canadian artist. You might even say she’s hit The Big Time! Recently, Jessica landed a spot as a Top 3 contestant on a […]

Jessica Ridley Wins The Big Time on ABC-TV

Canadian singer/songwriter Jessica Ridley is beginning to see her dreams turn into reality, partly due to social reality show Bud United presents: The Big Time, which debuted Saturday, January 21 on ABC-TV. One of 3 finalists, picked from thousands who auditioned via Budweiser’s online casting call, Jessica swept every talent category to win the contest […]

Brett Manning Workshop Preview Free Video

Take a peek Backstage with this Free Video from a recent Bootcamp event! This awesome workshop session was taught by Master Teacher, Brett Manning, founder of Singing Success: Website

The Stellas Nominated for Canadian Radio Music Award

Congratulations to The Stellas on their nomination for the 15th annual Canadian Radio Music Awards (CRMA)! Their first single “Perfect,” released September 2011 was nominated for the CRMAs based on hitting Canadian charts for the first time and having achieved top airplay in different formats based on radio “spins.” The awards will be presented March 23rd, 2012 at […]