Ferraris on Ice - Edie Everette - Pyragraph

How to Write a Music Video Treatment: ‘Ferraris On Ice’

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It’s a simple, effective way to organize and communicate your ideas, and is an essential skill to have in the film business.

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Sample Assignment Agreements for Obtaining Music Rights A Pyragraph Premium resource

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Below you’ll find two sample copyright assignments: 1) a basic all-purpose assignment; and 2) an assignment specifically for musicians playing on recordings.

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Sample Assignment Agreements for Obtaining Music Rights

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Below you’ll find two sample copyright assignments: 1) a basic all-purpose assignment; and 2) an assignment specifically for musicians playing on recordings.

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My geeky analog spreadsheet

My Geeky Analog Checklist

| Albuquerque, NM, US | | 2 Comments

It shows me, in a series of clean black and red lines, what I’m spending my time on. It challenges me to remember what I actually want to spend time on.

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Love Cigarettes

Happy Valentine’s Day from Sam Miller & the Whole Music Industry of Seattle

| New York, NY | | 0 Comments

It’s fun to use lit cigarettes in photos with blue puffed-up smoke in the air swirling in front of a black backdrop.

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Film production

Filmmaking, Friends and Favors

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I did my drummer a huge favor, I had a blast doing it and it didn’t cost me anything.

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Sage Harrington video

Anyone Can Make a Music Video

| Albuquerque, NM, US | | 3 Comments

Learning a video editing program had been on my to-do list for a while, but I removed that shit from the list when I really realized how hard it is to learn. I’m just not into it.

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Sage Harrington

Awesome People = Awesome Life

| Albuquerque, NM, US | | 1 Comment

I just can’t get over how fucking enjoyable my life is. What happened was this: I became surrounded by wonderful people.

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Factory Work: A Plea to Musicians to Speak from the Heart on Stage

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The real goal of a performance isn’t necessarily to be liked. For good or for bad, live performance should be about letting something happen.

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Fort Hobo by Rocky Norton

Scarred, Happy and Proud

| Albuquerque, NM, US | | 0 Comments

Like most people, I’ve got a number of scars, each with its own story. Each reminds me of the challenges and triumphs presented to us on a daily basis.

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I Am An Artist #1

| Index, WA, US | | 9 Comments

From Edie Everette’s “I Am An Artist” series.

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Sam Miller: Taking it to the Next Level

| New York, NY | | 5 Comments

The assertively patient Miller is from the school of thought where you don’t allow yourself a backup plan to fall on. He goes after what he wants and gets it, all the while feeling like he hasn’t achieved anything particularly special.

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Dear Rich: Can Band Leader Sign Contract for Band?

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Only the leader of the band signed, not the rest of us. Is he the only one bound by the agreement? Will he be the only one who gets recording income?

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Rennie Sparks on playing shitty venues - Pyragraph

Do It Anyway

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The point of this story is not to encourage you to play every beer store or to boast about our huge fan base of terminally ill people.

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Contracts and Agreements 101

| Albuquerque, NM, US | | 1 Comment

The more that you are actively working in your field — whether that means writing for magazines, playing music at clubs, hosting gallery events or building furniture for a hotel — the more you’ll find yourself needing to execute contracts with other businesses and people.

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Keeping the Ink Flowing

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Do you dip your pen in company ink? I know what you’re thinking. Of course, not! Who would be so foolish, right?

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