LOS ANGELES SONG CRITIQUE WORKSHOP with GUEST SPEAKER: Sun Feb 3, 2008
With Song critique session first half, followed by Guest Speaker, Moses Avalon.
Topic: The Secrets of Digital Distribution
Songsalive! holds workshops where songwriters gather to share their songs, gain feedback and develop relationships within the songwriting communities we have created around the world. The first half is solely dedicated to an in-the-round workshop where writers present one song each - either on tape, CD or live - followed by a guest speaker/industry discussion in the second half and plenty of time to talk and network. Moderated by Paul Lawrence Moyer.
Details: For more info: http://www.songsalive.org/losangeles
WHEN: SUNDAY FEBRUARY 3, 2008 - FIRST SUNDAYS OF THE MONTH.
WHERE: THE MAGDALENE CENTER
4822 Vineland Ave.
North Hollywood, CA 91601
Just north of the Vineland/Lankershim/Camarillo intersection, on East side of Vineland.
From West, take 101 to 134, exit Vineland. Go north.
From Hollywood, take 101 to exit 12C, Vineland. Go north.
Ample parking in front on street or in back of building (accessed by side street off Camarillo)
See map: http://tinyurl.com/359lhz
TIME: Starts 12:00pm SHARP. Ends at 3pm. Please be on time.
COST: $5 for non-members, free to Songsalive! members. You can join Songsalive! to participate in the workshops at http://www.songsalive.org go Join.
REGISTER: Pre-registrations helpful but not necessary. Call: 818-506-3850 or email email@example.com. You will be automatically registered by contacting us. Or just turn up, but get there early to be considered forsong critique.
FIRST HALF SONG CRITIQUE - RULES & WHAT TO BRING:
1 song either on tape, CD or live (bring own guitar or keyboard) and 20 copies of your typed lyric sheet with contact details clearly displayed. Read the RULES athttp://www.songsalive.org/workshoprules
SECOND HALF GUEST SPEAKER: MOSES AVALON
Mr. Avalon began his career as a New York record producer and recording engineer. His combined work with Grammy® award-winning recording artists has earned him RIAA Platinum record awards as well as other awards. Today he is an artist’s rights activist and the author of a top selling music industry reference, Million Dollar Mistakes and also Confessions Of A Record Producer which is required reading in the music business curriculum of over 40 schools, including UCLA, Loyola Law School, Fullsail and NYU. Mr. Avalon is a court-recognized music business expert in New York, California and Florida
in their campaign to help legitimize areas of the music business. His awardwinning website which discusses controversial issues in the music business and his advocacy efforts can be visited at www.MosesAvalon.com. His syndicated newsletter, MOSES SUPPOSES, which features informed editorials on the inner workings of the music business, reaches over 13,000 subscribers each month.
TOPIC: The Secrets of Digital DistributionMoses Avalon will discuss and reveal the secrets of Digital Distribution, what DRM is and why it's important for any songwriter to understand the issues. Also how to avoid getting ripped off by correctly interpreting the contracts of several leading Digital Distributors.
All speakers biographies can be read at http://www.songsalive.org/speakers
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