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How to… compose music for theme parks

‘Not everything has to be epic and bombastic. You have to really consider you’re working for the theme park and not yourself,’ says composer Nick Hutson. Nick is also a lyricist, arranger and broadcaster working across the theme park industry and musical theatre.…

How to… promote your music on YouTube and VEVO

Music videos are an increasingly important promotional tool for artists and labels. There are some simple steps you can take that won't cost you a penny but will ensure you are well represented on YouTube, VEVO and other visual and social media channels. Find out more...

How to… protect your hearing

Damaged vocal cords or debilitated hands are obvious problems for singers and musicians. But too many of us fail to understand the importance of hearing conservation. Check out these top tips from Kevin Ironside of Ultimate Ear.