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Why You Should Take Your Demos Seriously

The Vital Importance of The Modern Demo – Why You Should Take Your Demos Seriously Paul McCartney learned production from the great George Martin. Australian rock legend Lobby Lloyd (The Coloured Balls) was taught production by Paul McCartney. My father David Virgin, producer of the early SPK records (cited influence of The Prodigy & Nine […] The post Why You Should Take Your Demos Seriously appeared first on Ceol Caint.

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The songwriter holds all the power

The latest music industry advice column from Rohan Healy – The songwriter holds all the power Rohan Healy is currently running for election to the Board of IMRO (Irish Music Rights Organisation) as Writer Director. IMRO members can vote using the email sent to them containing voting details.  A cursory glance at the history of […] The post The songwriter holds all the power appeared first on Ceol Caint.

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The Art of Stagecraft: Improve Live Performance and Deal With Stage Nerves

The Art of Stagecraft: Improve Live Performance and Deal With Stage Nerves Over the past 4 years I’ve performed over 600 shows with The Dublin City Rounders; festivals, big venues, restaurants, weddings, presidents and ambassadors’ houses, live radio, TV, on top of trams, on the street, house parties, airports, pubs, clubs and society meetings. Before […] The post The Art of Stagecraft: Improve Live Performance and Deal With Stage Nerves appeared first on Ceol Caint.

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Making the most of studio time

Before You Hit Record: Tips to Make The Most of Your Studio Time Rohan here from Beardfire Music and The Dublin City Rounders. At the age of 15 I began working as assistant engineer in my father, David Virgin’s studio on the north coast of NSW, Australia. I cut my teeth working with some great […] The post Making the most of studio time appeared first on Ceol Caint.

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How to Maximise Your Royalty Earnings

How to Maximise Your Royalty Earnings Through Your Performing Rights Organisation! Hi there, Rohan Healy here of Beardfire Music and The Dublin City Rounders. In my previous articles for Ceol Caint I looked at tips and tricks for making a good living playing live music part one and part two. This time I want to […] The post How to Maximise Your Royalty Earnings appeared first on Ceol Caint.

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