Month: September 2014

The DOM’s 3Q recording contest starts now!

It’s time for another chance to win free recording at a local studio! This quarter, John Macy of Macy Sound Studios is bringing the love. His new studio is located in the back of the Park House on Colfax, just east of the Bluebird…

A songwriter’s story (and assorted bits of advice)…meet Ed Skibbe

Singer/Songwriter Ed Skibbe’s career illuminates the pre and post internet realities of many professional musicians. From the now almost mythical notion of bands setting up shop for multiple days a week at local venues to burning the midnight oil in Nashville, cranking out songs…

A look at Hooks at the House

Park House recently celebrated its second year in business – a quaint bar with kitchen and multiple comfortable nooks. Among those nooks are couches, a smoker’s lounge, John Macy’s new studio and a dedicated stage in the main dining room. Here, Ed Skibbe has…

Having a tough time making money as performance artist?

$.0023. That’s how much music streaming services currently pay in royalties per play to performers on sound recordings. If you are bad with math, that’s almost a ¼ of a penny per play. Accountants’ heads are throbbing trying to calculate these micro wages owed…