Tag: vinyl

  • A Response to WIRED’s “You Should Listen to CDs” OpEd

    A Response to WIRED’s “You Should Listen to CDs” OpEd

    A thoughtful OpEd in response to WIRED’s recent prediction of a forthcoming CD revival in the music market. (And why we’re skeptical.)

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  • A Beginner’s Guide to Mastering Your Music: Using EQ

    A Beginner’s Guide to Mastering Your Music: Using EQ

    Looking to get started mastering your own tracks? It’s going to take a lot of tries, but here’s some helpful info on using EQ as a start.

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  • What You Should Be Doing to Market Your Next Album or Single Release

    What You Should Be Doing to Market Your Next Album or Single Release

    Alright, you’ve finished your latest musical project, and it rocks! Now, how do you market it so that it satisfies old fans and tantalizes new ones?

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  • Is It Still Worth It to Print and Sell Physical CDs?

    Is It Still Worth It to Print and Sell Physical CDs?

    Pundits have long claimed that CDs are dead, but sales and studies show otherwise. Could printing physical CDs still be worth it for you?

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  • 8 Music Crowdfunding Campaigns We’ve Got Our Eyes on and Why

    8 Music Crowdfunding Campaigns We’ve Got Our Eyes on and Why

    It’s all about the story. Fundraising experts will say this time and time again: “People fund people, not ideas.” In other words, when asking for money, what tends to get through to your audience the most is having a compelling and personal story, and a drive to succeed, not necessarily a great business idea. When it […]

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  • From Discs to Digital: The Odd History of Music Formats

    From Discs to Digital: The Odd History of Music Formats

    + Welcome to Soundfly! We help curious musicians meet their goals with creative online courses. Whatever you want to learn, whenever you need to learn it: subscribe now to start learning on the ’Fly. Physical formats have only been around since the 1870s — but in that relatively short amount of time, we’ve managed to come up with some pretty bizarre […]

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  • Beyoncé’s ‘Lemonade’ Accidentally Pressed with Punk Rock, and 8 Other Vinyl Mishaps

    Beyoncé’s ‘Lemonade’ Accidentally Pressed with Punk Rock, and 8 Other Vinyl Mishaps

    + Welcome to Soundfly! We help curious musicians meet their goals with creative online courses. Whatever you want to learn, whenever you need to learn it. Subscribe now to start learning on the ’Fly. For audiophiles, there’s nothing quite like unwrapping the packaging after purchasing new vinyl, setting the record down onto the turntable, carefully placing the stylus at its outer edge, […]

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  • Vinyl: How It Works (and What That Means for You)

    Vinyl: How It Works (and What That Means for You)

    + Welcome to Soundfly! We help curious musicians meet their goals with creative online courses. Whatever you want to learn, whenever you need to learn it. Subscribe now to start learning on the ’Fly. Vinyl records have enjoyed an immense resurgence in popularity over the last decade. But how exactly do they work? How are two channels of full-bandwidth audio information […]

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  • 6 Music Crowdfunding Campaigns That We’re Totally Rooting for Right Now

    6 Music Crowdfunding Campaigns That We’re Totally Rooting for Right Now

    It doesn’t take much to inspire us here at Soundfly. In general, we’re pretty excited about most things that our friends, partners, and students send our way when it comes to new music or new projects involving music and sound. But what really gets us amped is watching awesome crowdfunding projects come to life. Why? Simple. […]

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  • Entrepreneurship in Music: Diggers Factory

    Entrepreneurship in Music: Diggers Factory

        Entrepreneurship in Music Series: 013     DIGGERS FACTORY Founder Alexis Castiel Diggers Factory is an online vinyl pre-order and production service built like a crowdfunding platform and with an international network of digital “crate-diggers” to back it up. Founder Alexis Castiel actually calls it “a community platform,” as it offers fans and professionals a chance to work […]

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