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The Future Of Jamo Records

So what does the future look like for Jamo Records? Jamo Records’ future is nothing but a bright one! This year I plan on re-releasing my 1993 debut album Question of Truth completely remixed and remastered. I also plan to release 2 brand news singles along with that EP. I also plan to work with as many artists as I can cranking out new tunes. Also slated for 2017, I will start selling instrumental tracks on this website making my […]

Free Track June 2017

Here’s this month’s Free Track. It’s a Hip Hop jam. I hope you enjoy it! You can download it from here.

TOP 5 Best MIDI Keyboards Under $500

Music for your fingertips. A great MIDI keyboard is a way to enhance your music making process but comes in handy for great sound, too.Unfortunately, not everyone can afford expensive equipment and that is why we enlisted TOP 5 MIDI Keyboards (MIDI Controllers) under $500, for those on a minimum wage. 1. CME Xkey 37 – Price: $199 One of the best looking MIDI keyboards out there. CME Xkey 37 is a MIDI keyboard with enough functions to satisfy basic needs. […]

40 Years Ago, In A Galaxy Far, Far Away, An Iconic Film Score Was Born

How is this for a first day on the job: Maurice Murphy, the London Symphony Orchestra (LSO)’s late principal trumpet player, spent his very first day with the orchestra recording Star Wars‘ iconic opening theme, with its incredible brass fanfare — and Murphy leading the trumpets. “It was an amazing moment, that blast of brass that opens the film. It was the first sound I heard from Maurice, really,” the film’s composer, John Williams, told the London Symphony Orchestra in […]

Music Industry Goes To War With YouTube

Record labels are angry about the relatively small fees the platform pays for music videos compared with streaming services   he music business is a tough place for most artists to make money. This struggle was thrown into sharp relief last week when the UK industry revealed that artists earned more from vinyl sales in 2016 than they did from YouTube payments for viewings of music videos. The BPI, the record labels’ association that promotes British music, says this is […]

The Music Industry Learning How To Play

Universities are trying to teach students how to get ahead in an evolving industry. It has been a tough decade for the music industry, but some are beginning to hear a happier tune. Employment for musicians is growing due to increased demand for live performances. The average hourly wage for musicians is now around $22, well more than the countrywide average of $16. A 2012 Berklee College of Music report found that the average personal income of more than 5,000 […]

Notorious B.I.G., Tupac Shakur Documentaries Headed to A&E

‘Biggie: The Life of Notorious B.I.G.’ and ‘Who Killed Tupac?’ to premiere in June The first authorized Notorious B.I.G. “biography” is scheduled to premiere this June on A&E. The two-part Biggie: The Life of Notorious B.I.G. will feature new interviews with the rapper’s mother Voletta Wallace and widow Faith Evans, as well as Puff Daddy, Jay Z, Nas and associates like Lil Cease and members of the Junior M.A.F.I.A. The first part of Biggie will air June 28th, with the […]

Ariana Grande Manager on Manchester Attack: ‘Fear Cannot Rule the Day’

“With extraordinary evil we must fight with extraordinary greatness,” says Scooter Braun Ariana Grande‘s manager, Scooter Braun, posted a string of emotional tweets about the Manchester terror attack on Wednesday. “I will choose to live than to be afraid,” he wrote. On Monday night, a suicide bomber detonated a homemade explosive device outside Grande’s concert at the Manchester Arena, killing 22 and injuring at least 59. Braun spoke about returning from England, going out to dinner with his parents and experiencing […]

Ways The Music Industry Can Change For The Better

POST WRITTEN BY Erin Jacobson I am a music attorney who protects musicians and music professionals through deal negotiations and proper intellectual property management. 2016 saw a lot of lawsuits and lobbying in regards to changes in the music industry. Here are a few major issues that need to be resolved in 2017 and beyond to help sustain the music business. Higher rates for streaming and YouTube views The rates creators and rights owners earn from streaming and views are […]

Radio 1 Big Weekend to go ahead

by Daniel Gumble May 25th 2017 at 7:03AM The BBC Radio 1 Big Weekend will go ahead as planned this weekend, with various extra security measures in place following Monday night’s Manchester Arena attack. Radio 1 issued the following statement last night (Wednesday, May 24) confirming that the Hull event will still run as planned: “Radio 1’s Big Weekend will be continuing as planned this weekend in Hull. After conducting a full review of the festival, in conjunction with the […]