The Melody Fusion Blog

What exactly does a record label do for an artist?

06/06/20 at 05:11 PM | by MelodyFusion Team
Record Label

Record labels these days are no longer one size fits all. It can be argued that an artist does not need a record label these days. This is true to a point. While an artist can develop their own content and fan base, record labels can expose that artist to a larger audience in a short amount of time.

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The Marriage Between Music And Image

06/15/19 at 06:08 PM | by MelodyFusion Team
Music and Image

Image can mean a lot when it comes to the music industry.  Some bands can go their whole careers without thinking twice about what they wear on stage, while others depend on calculated photo-ops for recognition.  Take a band like KISS; when former drummer Peter Criss relinquished the rights to his signature makeup in 2014, with a tone of regret all he had to say was “That’s my cross that I bear”.  Whether it's a working musician sifting through their best pics for a promo kit, or a fan trying to fit in the scene, music has an immense influence over how people look.

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Promoting Your Live Gig

01/03/18 at 06:00 PM | by MelodyFusion Team
Photo by Yvette de Wit on Unsplash

Music gigs will always be a vitally important part of a musician's career, so follow these tips to set up your next live show.

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Promoting Your Music Through Facebook

11/30/17 at 02:30 PM | by MelodyFusion Team
Photo by Lukas Hellebrand

Your music is done, now promote your music through Facebook

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Music For Well-Being

10/06/17 at 02:14 PM | by MelodyFusion Team
Music For Well-Being: 11 Positive Effects of Music On Health Music For Well-Being

Have you ever noticed how the perfect song can change your mood from sour to rosy; your outlook from dire and depressed to happy and hopeful?

If so, you have already experienced one of the greatest effects music can have on your demeanor and mental health—a trans-formative effect that cannot otherwise be explained.

While diet and exercise are certainly beneficial to your health, many medical doctors and psychiatrists are now advising, even urging their patients to include music therapy as part of their overall treatment plan, relying on credible studies that have demonstrated the power of music for our well-being.

To highlight the powerful healing properties of music—both mentally and physically—below we have outlined 11 positive effects of music on our health, including an in-depth explanation of each of these advantageous and remarkable effects.

Thanks to Kat with ZingInstruments.com, an online hub for aspiring musicians.

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What will attract people to your music?

07/15/17 at 04:03 PM | by MelodyFusion Team

What will attract people to your music?

.....A number of things. But as a universal, one of the things that most attracts people to music is originality

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How to Find The Key of A Song - By Ear

08/21/16 at 03:45 PM | by Trevor Robinson
How to Find The Key of A Song

How to Find The Key of A Song - By Ear

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Evelyn Glennie: How to truly listen

02/21/16 at 01:45 PM | by Trevor Robinson

In this soaring demonstration, deaf percussionist Evelyn Glennie illustrates how listening to music involves much more than simply letting sound waves hit your eardrums.

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Chilly Gonzales Pop Music Masterclass

01/24/16 at 10:07 AM | by Trevor Robinson
Chilly Gonzales' "Pop Music Masterclass"

Chilly Gonzales, the musical genius has been asked by the radio station WDR 1Live to explain some of today's pop music including Get Lucky (Daft Punk), Hold On (Drake), Entertainment (Phoenix), Fancy (Iggy), No Rest For The Wicked (Lykke Li) and Shake It Off (Taylor Swift).

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Melody Fusion Partnership News

10/01/15 at 02:14 PM | by MelodyFusion Team

 Melody Fusion Has Partnered with a music recording studio.

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Led Zeppelin release final three studio albums

06/16/15 at 02:00 PM | by MelodyFusion Team

Deluxe editions of Led Zeppelin's final three studio albums: Presence, In Through The Out Door, and Coda will be released in July 2015

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Music Collaboration on Melody Fusion

06/16/15 at 01:05 PM | by Ingrid Wood

An ongoing conversation about increasing and improving music collaboration on Melody Fusion.

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In Memoriam B. B. King

05/21/15 at 02:31 PM | by Ingrid Wood

BB King in Memoriam

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Physics and Play

05/04/15 at 06:48 AM | by Ingrid Wood

Thoughts of play, spinning plates and Feynman's physics together with the 360th birthday of Bartolomeo Cristofori.

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Free Music Through Your Library

04/13/15 at 08:39 PM | by Ingrid Wood

free music,library,freegal,music video,movie

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What the Music Industry Can Learn From the Beer Industry

04/07/15 at 03:15 PM | by MelodyFusion Team

music industry,music news,beer,consumption,strategy,craft

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The Art of Asking

04/06/15 at 06:15 AM | by MelodyFusion Team

A great TED talk about paying for music. (13 minutes) Watch it here or at TED Talks

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Apple to Relaunch Beats Music Service with Trent Reznor

03/27/15 at 06:18 AM | by Ingrid Wood

Repost from Rolling Stone Magazine: http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/apple-beats-plan-paid-streaming-music-service-20150326 

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Playlist on Melody Fusion!

03/20/15 at 02:34 PM | by MelodyFusion Team

We listened to your feedback and you have been waiting patiently, but now it is here: the playlist!   Once you log in to Melody Fusion, you will have the new playlist player available to you. Let’s have a look…

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Short Survey

11/09/14 at 02:14 AM | by MelodyFusion Team

Melody Fusion is celebrating it's 1st anniversary and is planning to implement another round of improvements to the website. A short survey aims to get member's input.

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How To Create A Music Video

10/02/14 at 07:44 AM | by David Matine

Melody Fusion is holding a contest for the best jingle, and we’re accepting uploads in the form of an audio file (mp3, ogg, m4a), or in the form of a link to your youtube music video jingle. The video can be as simple as a still image with your song playing in the background, so don’t be scared away…

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Stats & Graphs

08/12/14 at 10:45 AM | by MelodyFusion Team

Melody Fusion member profiles now show stats about their tracks, idols and fan locations

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Free Classified Advertising on Melody Fusion

07/28/14 at 12:35 PM | by MelodyFusion Team

Yes, we are doing it again! The big brains of Melody Fusion have been working on this for a little while, and here we are: Classified Advertising on Melody Fusion! 

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Manage Your Email Notifications

06/24/14 at 03:51 AM | by MelodyFusion Team

Melody Fusion has updated email subscription notifications. You can now opt to get a single daily digest emails for all the posts, comments, tracks and gigs from your idols.

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Daddy-O Brings Back Smooth 50s Sounds.

06/13/14 at 01:26 PM | by David Matine

If you like Elvis, the 50s vibe, or just want to get away from the hard edge of life for a few minutes you have to check out Daddy-O, a Boston-based group that features original, 50s-inspired, rockabilly music.

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