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TECHNOLOGY April 12, 2014

Heartbleed Bug: A Musician's Guide to the Web's Biggest Security Threat

Ideally you've already heard of Heartbleed and are acting accordingly. If not, you need to know that a “crypto bug" in OpenSSL has been identified that, if exploited, “allows attackers to eavesdrop on communications, steal data directly from the services and users and to impersonate services and users." Yeah, yeah, sounds scary but what's a musician ...

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All About Jazz Relaunches News Section

Ambitious website redesign effort continues with Jazz News Central What started with Jazz Near You and the Jazz Musician Database, continues with the relaunching of Jazz News Central—the longest running and leading source for jazz news on the internet. “Our jazz platform consists of five websites: Jazz Near You, the Jazz Musician Database, Jazz News Central, ...

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CAREER April 5, 2014

How to License Your Work to Music Libraries

By Composer and Filmmaker Jennifer Kes Remington. So in my quest to throw multiple things against the wall and hope that money comes out of it, I’ve been licensing a lot of my music to library companies. I started doing this one July when I was between music gigs, and I thought, “Gee, Christmas is coming ...

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CAREER April 4, 2014

David Byrne and Friends Address Money, Art on His Relaunched Website

Back in February David Byrne relaunched his official website with an emphasis on new content and guest writers. Since then he's continued to address artist revenue topics in his now established role as public intellectual. In the process he's speculated on such topics as what a new Internet might look like and, over the weekend, how ...

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CAREER April 4, 2014

ASCAP, BMI and SOCAN Song Registration Gets Easier with Musicmark Collaboration

Three major performing rights organizations (PROs), ASCAP, BMI and SOCAN, are working together to make it possible for music publishers to submit songs to all three at once through their new MusicMark collaboration. Though the three PROs will continue to maintain separate operations and payout procedures, MusicMark is designed to unify information from all three about ...

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CAREER April 2, 2014

Travel with a Musical Instrument? Fill Out This Survey to Improve Domestic and Foreign Travel

The American Federation of Musicians (AFM) is gathering data for their efforts to improve travel conditions for musicians traveling with instruments both in the U.S. and internationally. They're asking all musicians, not just AFM members, to respond in order to address your experience with international travel certificates and “musical passport" programs as well as domestic travel ...

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Jazz Musician Database Retooled and Relaunched at All About Jazz

Jazz Musician Database Retooled and Relaunched at All About Jazz

All About Jazz's musician section, home to nearly 58,000 profiles, was redesigned for improved navigation and to shine a more intense spotlight on features including musician tracking, musician discovery, crowdfunding support, teaching credentials, and a musician's SoundCloud player and Bandcamp player. “A musician's profile is center to their activities at All About Jazz and is fully ...

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Jazz Near You receives grant from Philadelphia Fund For Jazz Legacy and Innovation

The Painted Bride Art Center in collaboration with the Philadelphia Fund For Jazz Legacy & Innovation have designated Jazz Near You a grant recipient to fund a Jazz New Year promotional campaign in the jny: Philadelphia metropolitan region. “I'd like to thank the Painted Bride Art Center, the jny: Philadelphia Jazz Project and the Philadelphia Foundation ...

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CAREER March 27, 2014

What to Do when Your Album Leaks

By James Shotwell, Social Media Coordinator of the media distribution service Haulix. At Haulix, we dedicate the majority of our daily lives to making sure the music stored and distributed through our state-of-the-art servicing platform is as secure as it can possibly be. From the moment clients upload music to our servers their files are watermarked, ...

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