How to Climb the Ladder of Success in the Music Industry

The music industry is extremely complex. Just like in any industry, having innovative ideas and thinking outside of the box are important to having a successful career. On its own, talent is rarely enough to make an unsigned artist into a superstar. As an unsigned artist, having talent is good, but it takes a strong work ethic and character to make it to the next level. Many popular artists today spent many years working very hard, taking the right opportunities, and meeting the right people to get to where they are today.

Just Be Yourself

It might sound corny, but staying true to yourself is the first thing unsigned musicians have to do before you do anything else. You can be proud of yourself, but be humbled by what it took to get to where you are. The last thing you want to become is come off as arrogant. It’s also very rewarding to work as an independent artist, since you don’t have a bunch of other people telling you what to do. Being

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How to Flatten a Rolled Up Painting?

There are so many times that we buy artwork or posters that come rolled in a tube. To a person who hasn’t dealt with rolled up artwork before, flattening it up can be very challenging. There are various simple techniques that can be tried at first.

1. Place the painting on a flat surface and place heavy books on it

2. You can also try rolling the poster in reverse. But this process should not be followed if it’s a canvas. Reverse rolling might damage the paint

One of the most well known professional techniques that help to flatten a rolled up canvas or a poster is through humidification. This refers to the process of introducing moisture carefully, followed by flattening the canvas. This technique is used not only in flattening canvas or posters but also to safely flatten old brittle documents. Extreme caution should be exercised in humidifying canvas.

The technique that I will describe here is known as a Humidification Sandwich and this

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The Unique Forms and Functions of Indigenous Ghanaian Performing and Verbal Arts

Performing arts are the arts that are played or performed which exists only in a stream of time. This form of arts is evident in every activity that the indigenous Ghanaian performs, from the washing of the face right from bed, through undertakings of his/her daily activities, to the time he/she retires to bed. Examples of the performing art forms practiced and used by the indigenous Ghanaians in their everyday life activities include music, dance, and drama.

On the other hand, verbal arts are those that are performed with the mouth with or without body gestures. They are usually spoken with the mouth. Indigenous Ghanaian verbal arts include folklores, tales, appellations, dirges, poetry etc.


Music permeates and accompanies all the activities undertaken by the indigenous Ghanaians such as hunting, fishing, farming, trading etc. Music is played during festivals, rituals, marriage ceremonies, funeral ceremonies, puberty rites, naming and outdooring ceremonie

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How Does Wittgenstein Understand Philosophy?

Does it still make any sense to maintain dividing lines or boundaries between sciences or disciplines? In other words, are epistemological hierarchies still valid? Wouldn’t it be more productive, starting with teaching, that the narratives were free of barriers between them? As knowledge advances, themes expand and intertwine.To the point that we can affirm that the current knowledge ends up reflecting our ignorance much more than our answer to the various problems. In fact, the most profound questions remain open for discussion.

I believe this is a blessing in at least two ways. First, at any moment, new “truths” can be reached – albeit provisional, which can be translated by the classic expression of the Austrian philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889-1951): “to point out the bottle”. Second, it is necessary to recognize that this unfinished search allows us to be rationally free from the dominion of other men. At this point, we can say, t

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Seven Deadly Signs of Poetry Scams

In America, poets are held in such low esteem that even the most Honored Representative from Nigeria won’t bother scamming us. Society says to us what Dermot Mulroney says to Julia Roberts in “My Best Friend’s Wedding,” that we are “The pus that infects the mucus that cruds up the fungus that feeds on the pond scum.”

Even being cheated by Mr. Honorable Minister, however, is preferable to the poetry scams that have proliferated. Wind Publications’ Literary Scam guide has this to say:

Hidden among the many sponsors of legitimate literary contests advertised on the internet lurk those who care little about literature, its audience, or authors. These organizations and individuals exist solely for profit through their so-called writing or poetry contests. Often you’ll find these “free” poetry contests lavishly advertised in your local newspaper.

There is a cottage industry of writing scams perpetuated by pus

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How Ecommerce Affects the Music Industry

The music business has grown so widely with the emergence of the Internet and its accessibility. Music appreciation and awareness has crossed the common boundaries of race and country and genre or religion.

We have accepted and appreciated all kinds of music from elsewhere in the world mainly through its availability in various sects of the media. This has in turn changed the way people and their perspectives about cultures to a more open and pragmatic means by which we must all celebrate.

But we ought to trace the beginnings of this worldwide music mania. How did it begin when in fact music for so long has been confined with such a small audience that its critique were mostly censored and banned when content was controversial or too big for the times. It is in these moments that we ought to celebrate the coming together of ecommerce and the industry that has made the Internet a general market and base to cultivate global talent and perspective. With the flourishing of

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What Are the Benefits of Painting by Numbers?

Painting by numbers is a system that allows you to isolate a picture into different shapes. Also, keep in mind that each shape is allotted a specific number related to a certain color. Every shape is painted and given the shape of a complete painting.

An artist named Michelangelo introduced the very first painting of this sort in the 16th century. Actually, he assigned his ceiling to some of his beloved disciples to paint. Each ceiling was pre-numbered to prevent mistakes.

Often, people think that painting by numbers is ridiculous as it is overly formulaic, uncreative and simplistic. However, nowadays, this approach is attracting the attention of serious people. As a matter of fact, this approach has been helping people curb their stress.

These kits feature a printed outline, small pots of paint and a brush. As far as the type of paint is concerned, oil and acrylic is the most common option. But you can also opt for pencil or watercolors. If you are just getting

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Performing Arts and Its Branches

Dance, drama and music that are performed in front of many people or audiences are known to belong in performing arts. This type of art is different from plastic arts which only involve several artworks made from different type of materials like clay, paint, wood and metal. These artworks are often created by many artists and are displayed during exhibits but unlike performing arts, the presence of the artists is not required or is not necessary at all. When it comes to performing arts, the artists themselves together with their performances are the ones that the audiences are interested in. These people are then commonly known as performers.

This type of art is not new to the society because this has been around for so many years now. It actually started centuries ago. This type or art is even more common in schools all over the world and it often involves a number of people who all have the passion to please the crowd by showcasing their talents. By wearing a huge variety o

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Through Science and Philosophy to Religion – In Search of Wisdom by Mr FR Ansari

The author has nicely constructed the plot of one of the thought provoking intellectual discourse in his book “Through Science and Philosophy to Religion”. The author has started his discussion by highlighting the problems of human life which he has categorized between immediate and ultimate. According to him immediate problems are concerned with the day to day affairs such politics, economics and social welfare while the ultimate problems are concerned with humans and the universe. Multiple questions about the origin and objective behind the creation of human and universe and about the relationship between both of them have propelled in the brains of human.

According to the author Science, Philosophy and Religion are the three possible approaches to find out answers to these critical questions. In the next part the author has questioned the validation of science and philosophy as the optimum source of knowledge and he has presented multiple reasons to decl

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Do Men Like Poetry?

Whether or not men like poetry seems to be a trivial question at first. And also highly dependent on the character of each individual. I want to point out right away that this is not meant to be a generalisation of things that are clearly a matter of personality. However, there are some key features that – generally, not always – tend to be very specific to one gender and we’re going to take a closer look at those concerning the interest in poetry.

Women love words. I know this is a clich√©, but any woman who is honest to herself will admit, that communication via language is as important to her to create intimacy as nothing else. Talking makes women feel a strong bond to the person she’s talking to and through words she can express and experience herself.

Poetry is the art of adding up words in a way that they form emotions. So at first it would appear only natural that women are especially drawn to this form of art.

Men to not usua

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