And Professionals determine a public overall performance as “any tunes played outside the house a regular circle of pals and family”. This means that audio designed by Professional members can be considerably costlier to use in restaurants and lodges than music created by non-Pro associates like Ochoa, hence delivering Ochoa and other non-Pro musicians the opportunity to provide their tunes for a reduced price.

Gary Eaton, a former Muzak govt says, “There had been instances at Muzak when we worked with legal rights holders who experienced the selection to waive Professional expenses….this method proved valuable in marrying good quality content with shopper aims [where value was an situation].”

Although most Pros have a clause that makes it possible for its associates to function right with Television set stations, radio stations and restaurants (acknowledged as “immediate performance licenses”), associates are essential, at the very least in BMI’s scenario, to “notify BMI about the immediate performance in creating inside of 10 times of when you issue the license or inside of a few months of the performance, whichever will come 1st.” This need can create a prohibitive amount of purple tape for writers trying to marketplace their audio via several brokers, a lot of of them online, therefore making an edge for non-Pro musicians.

A single way that musicians with Pro memberships have picked to compete with non-Pro musicians is a follow acknowledged as “re-titling”. Re-titling is when a musician permits numerous Pro publishers the claim “exclusive” rights to their newest music even however the only issue that has modified about the song from one particular publisher to another is the song’s title. ASCAP and BMI’s databases aren’t sophisticated enough to see this (but). Therefore, re-titling has grow to be a commonplace technique for musicians to have their tunes exploited by as many publishers as feasible. Envision if three various e-book merchants each exclusively introduced a new Stephen King guide with a special protect and title. Then imagine if you purchased all three guides only to comprehend following studying Chapter 1 that they are all the same precise guide. That is the essence of re-titling.

Even so, the elevated follow of electronic fingerprinting, or “watermarking”, is very likely to render the exercise of re-titling impractical. When advanced detection technologies at present currently being deployed by ASCAP and BMI find out a public performance for which a royalty can be gathered, the application doesn’t know beneath which title that license was obtained. To the application, it is all 1 tune. This provides problems for the musician who has registered the identical tune 12 various approaches with 12 different publishers. For the musician who is currently a member of a Pro and functioning with numerous generation music libraries, re-titling tracks is bound to develop confusion as detection technologies evolve and turn out to be far more pervasive.

To comprehend re-titling, 1 need to 1st comprehend the part played by a Pro publisher. When a Professional pays out a royalty for any given use of a track, it actually cuts two checks: a single to the registered composer(s) of that song and 1 of equivalent worth to the registered publisher of that track. By definition, a publisher is an entity whose perform is to exploit a piece of tunes.


Tungsten wedding bands are becoming a very popular choice for many couples for their wedding day, because of its affordability and durability. Actually, this is not only a ring that can offer practicality as it is also very beautiful and perfect to become your wedding band. If you need tungsten as your wedding band, then there are important factors that you need to know right before you make a final decision.

The very first thing that you need to consider as a couple is to whether you need matching ring of individually styled tungsten wedding bands. Traditional couples most of the time chooses to have matching wedding bands. Matching means that both rings are styled colored and designed the same. There are also couples that choose wedding band that will suit their own individual style, personality and taste. Today, there are many jewelers that are making a ring that will both represent the individuality of couples. You can find wide selections of high quality wedding bands made from tungsten whether online or offline. Weddings bands for men and women are different in terms of design and style.

The material is the next important factor to consider by couples. This kind of wedding band is made from tungsten carbide which is known as a tough metal used for jewelry. It means that this material is resistant to scratches and it holds its shape after years of wear. Modern couples now consider this material instead of traditional gold and platinum that are prone to scratches. These kind of materials used for traditional wedding bands must be polished overtime. The beauty of a tungsten carbide ring is that it has permanents polished look. So, it means that there is no need to polish it after many years. Tungsten wedding bands are great choice for couple because just like marriage it can last a lifetime.

The price of a wedding band is the last thing that a couple needs to consider. It is true that tungsten wedding bands are a far more affordable compared to gold and platinum wedding rings. The price of this ring depends on its style, design and the quality of its craftsmanship. The one with basic design are affordable with very low price compared to one with elaborate and intricate design. The reason for this is because elegant styled wedding bands mean that there is high level of labor that was placed to produce the ring.

The price of tungsten weddings bands are also affected by its metal inlay as well as other precious stones that are included on it. It is very easy to spot a tungsten ring with intricate design, but craftsmanship is hard to determine by couples. It is good to buy a tungsten ring that is comfortable to wear and symmetrical. There are jewelers that offers low quality ring that is not symmetrical. This kind of ring does not look good. The best quality tungsten wedding bands are lightweight and with enough thickness that does not look bulky at all.


With the eye-catching video panorama, music is the soul of any professional video production. Music is a most considerable constituent in this productive progression and plays a significant role in the popularity of any video. Whether you have producing a business video, advertisement, product promotional video, marketable video, short time movies, factual movie, TV program, Internet advertisement productions or anything like that, choosing appropriate and efficient music is a another key to the success of your Music video productions.
Music can be added to a video in different forms like foreground music, background music, soft music, rap music and so on. The type of music you are going to give in your video will purely vary with the theme of video production, like if you are creating a business promotional video then music should be related to the business. Make sure your music is soothing to the ears of listeners you can also add some kind of innovations into it according to the current music trends.
Today is a world of inventions and innovations, if you are looking to find a perfect music track for your video then practice hard and come to the best music selections for your project. To reach at best solutions it’s good if you select at least ten different music alternatives for your music video productions, and decide on any one of them which goes well with your videos. Make sure music and videos are proportional to each other and has a kind of combination which reflects your intention behind video productions. Music videos if organized with full planning can leave an eternal imprint on the viewers, but the point is your video must have freshness, imagination and originality to draw the attention of visitors.
The best way to judge on a particular video production service company is to have a look at their previous coursework’s videos, photographs etc, you will get an idea about their works. You can also check out the previous customer’s feedback details given in their website as majority of companies spherically retain the column of feedback so to increase their goodwill in the market.
If you want to shoot an eye-catching video of your company to magnetize the probable customers to your product then video productions is one of the most influential medium which can do wonders in the sales of your products. You just need to find out an appropriate video production company at your end who can understand your business needs and act like a catalyst for your company’s production graph.
Keep in mind that imagination has no limits, what you need to do at your part is research and scrutiny as much as you can. No music company is better or inferior but the quality of music video productions makes it so. If you are passionate for your work then no one can stop you from reaching at your goal. In music video productions innovations and creativity is always admired so you can take hundreds ideas from different professional video production companies but when it comes to actual creation set yourself apart from others. Make sure your video doesn’t possess all the things which viewers have already seen in the previous music videos try to keep it unique and exclusive.

With lots of vacancies in different government sectors being advertised, it was time for them to rejoice and submit their application. These recruitment drives were spread across a wide variety of jobs, ranging from Food Corporation of India assistant grade III posts to the general constable and rifleman posts in various sections of the armed forces. A major fraction of these jobs were in the nationalised banks, which were filled up with recruitments by State Bank of India itself and Institute of Banking Personnel Selection for other nationalised banks.

SSC or Staff Selection Commission is one of the highest bodies in the country, responsible for recruiting staff in the government departments and various government organisations. In the SSC recruitment 2014, a large number of posts were advertised in government departments like Income Tax department, Excise and Customs department, etc. Also, there were about 6500 posts in assistant grade III in Food Corporation of India, the admit cards of which were issued in early quarter of 2014. Common graduate level exam for recruiting Group C cadre in various departments has also been conducted by SSC in the early 2014. More than 10,000 posts in general duty constable duty were advertised in January 2014 in various armed forces of India. Recently, the recruitment drive for technician and assistant engineers was announced as part of the SSC recruitment 2014, which amounts to about 300 posts. Lots of opportunities for sarkari naukri came forth in 2014 through SSC recruitment drives.

In India, State Bank of India is the leading nationalised bank, apart from the other nationalised banks which are also having a good turnover. As regards the banking sector jobs, SBI has the maximum number of vacancies in 2014, which would be filled up through SBI recruitment 2014. About 9,500 clerical posts and 1500 probationary officer posts have been advertised in the first quarter of the year, with more positions scheduled to come up in the future months. SBI conducts its own entrance exams and interview rounds, giving an opportunity for the candidates to get into the best nationalised bank in the country. It isn’t surprising that millions of applicants wait with bated breath for the SBI recruitment 2014.

Bank jobs have been considered equivalent to the government jobs, due to their rules of conduct. Pay scales are also quite handsome in these jobs, compared to other government jobs. Hence, these can be said to be similar to the sarkari naukri, for which people in India always had a liking. Jobs in actual government departments can be availed through the SSC recruitment 2014, which comes up at regular intervals with thousands of vacancies in various departments. These are golden opportunities for people to build a prospering career in government sector and organisations like SSC have been providing these to the people. There are many such posts which are supposedly going to be filled in 2014 in the government sector and also in the banking sector. People need to be prepared for these exams and secure for themselves a great future ahead.


Music is the most sought after hobby and activity all over the world. There are several music schools in U.S. that claim to train the students in highly professional and skilled manner. But Musicians Institute has bagged the tag of best music school imparting music lesson in various areas of music. Here we would see several kinds of music training given at this music college. We help our students build up a lucrative music career by giving state of the art training in various musical instruments and music programs. Music knows no limits in terms of geographical location or religion. Students from all over the world come here to take training and polish their skills.

Musicians institute of music offers excellent degree and certificate courses in bass lesson, vocal lesson, guitar lesson, keyboard lesson, percussion, audio engineering, music recording, music video production and setting up of music business. Students choose the music program they wish from the wide range of music course curriculum. Those who are aspiring for music engineering can join in the music production school where topics related to it are taught like music mixing, digital signal processing, practical recording, track programming, etc. The student should carefully study the available music programs, facilities, career opportunities, fees, etc of an audio engineering school before taking in the admission.

Music video production is also another career option for music lovers. There are various aspects related to this concept, like- editing, directing, producing, filming, cinematography, etc. A good music production school would cover all essential topics that go in designing state of the art music course. Happen to be searching for a good music recording school? Then your search ends at Musicians Institute. Song analysis, visual media, recording, etc are taught here in a professional manner. This institute offers degree program, certificate, majors and non-certificate in many music programs.


Young couples who plan to marry should spend some quality time when it comes to choosing their wedding rings, or the designer who they will select to design a wedding ring for them. This is something a couple will do alone as it should be a special time. Quality jewelers are not always easy to find and those that specialize in wedding rings are even harder. Several people, however, make the mistake of going to a jewelry store in a mall.

If you are lucky you might find enough variety but these stores often only carry a small selection of rings, and are unlikely to have someone who can competently design a wedding ring for you. It is in your best interest to find a jeweler that specializes so you will have enough styles and materials to choose from. Of course it should go without saying that the wedding ring you choose must complement the engagement ring that your partner is wearing.

Often, wedding rings chosen by the couple are more beautiful than the engagement ring, and this should not happen; some rings have been made to complement each other and these should be the type you seek. If this is not possible you will need to try on as many wedding bands as you can to see how they look when positioned next to the engagement ring.

The most generally sought after metals for rings are White Gold, Platinum, Titanium, Yellow Gold and Rose Gold, although increasing numbers of couples are choosing the longer lasting platinum over the white gold or titanium options. Obviously, if you’re after a yellor or rose colored ring, you’ll opt for yellow gold or rose gold, though.

Whilst it might not seem that important, the wedding rings will probably need to be adjusted,so make sure that you get professionally sized instead of making a guess. You need to be sure the ring will fit correctly and this will prevent it from being too tight or too loose and slipping off. Of course, if you have someone design a wedding ring for you, these problems should be taken care of as the ring is designed and made specifically for you.

If you need to make sure your rings are ready in good time for the wedding, give your jeweler plenty of time to complete any adjustments. He may have a number to complete and you do not need a problem on the wedding day. There are many different styles and materials to choose from when picking your wedding bands; it may take you some time to find the perfect one.

However, the most important aspect to remember when choosing a wedding ring is that its purpose is to show the love that two people have for one another. This is why it makes sense to choose something you will both enjoy wearing, whether you choose to have a designer design a wedding ring for you or whether you choose from pre-made diamond wedding rings, or go to an antique store in search of antique wedding rings.


What is a church musician? After being in this position for
several years I have come to my own conclusions as to what
this title means and is all about. First let me say that
I think a lot of church musicians make the mistake of
using this as a means satisfy their own needs. A need
to be up front, to perform, to show off their musical
talent etc. But being a Christian is all about
sacrificing self. This does not have to be a negative
thing and in fact can be quite rewarding.

Let’s look at any scripture about this. In the Bible
we are commanded to “Sing unto him a new song; play
skilfully with a loud noise.” Psalm 33:3 KJV. In first
Samuel we see what a musician can do for a man tormented.
“Let our lord now command thy servants, which are before
thee, to seek out a man, whoever is a cunning player on an
harp: and it shall come to pass, when the evil spirit from
God is upon thee, that he shall play with his hand, and
thou shalt be well.” 1 Samuel 16:16, KJV. You see as a
musician, a church musician, a Christian musician, your
job is to minister. And in order to be able to minister
effectively your heart needs to be in the right place.
Not on “Man wait until people hear these far out chords
I’ve been jamming on!” but more like, “Praise the Lord.
He is worthy. Lord I worship You.” I don’t know about
you but I would rather hear, “Thank you sister, that
song really ministered to my hurting heart this morning
(evening, afternoon).” Than about how cool I sounded up
there on the piano with that new chord progression. I’m
not saying I don’t use chord progressions but I’m saying
keep the playing in perspective.

Try playing as unto the Lord sometime. Not for the Lord
like you have yet another adoring audience but as a
means of worship. In the same way you lift your hands
and offer praise, lift your fingers and offer the praise
across the piano, guitar strings, or whatever musical
instrument you play.

Now so a church musician, in my words, is a servant
of the Lord whoever offers praise through the musical
instrument sometimes in accompaniment to the people.
You (we) are actually not indispensable and the people
can still praise and worship the Lord without you.
Sometimes, or many times if you are seeking guidance
to your playing, the Lord can and will use you to
minister unto any of His flock. Praise the Lord!

Article written by K Quinn.


Composing music is your talent. Not everyone is endowed with such a creative accomplishment, but you are. What is the use of your creative efforts, if you cannot retain a grip on the musical creations of your own? There are many to make money using your music even without letting you know about it. The service of a music licensing company is a must to protect your music against copyright infringement.

Music Licensing Companies Work to Your Benefit

The service of music licensing companies is a hit with music composers, song writers and other artists from different walks of life. Their service safeguards your rights to your own compositions. It is a boon for you, if you own a musical brand or run a music production business. Companies offering music licensing services work to your benefit from multiple perspectives. They not only protect your musical possessions but also promote your musical brand.

Music Licensing Ensures Protection & Publicity of Your Music

Music licensing is a key feature for the protection as well as publicity of your musical creations. It is a safe path for you to get at a mass audience and promote your music amidst them at the same time, without losing your rights as the owner of the music. Having a license to your musical compositions, you can channelize them across all different forms of media like advertisements, commercials, and TV soaps.

License Music to Save Your Music from Music Pirates

Make sure to have your music licensed before you let them go online. In the present internet-dominated age, music buffs remain hooked online to enjoy the latest numbers of their prized artists, explore the tracks from emerging artists and download music in large numbers. So, license music is a recommendation for you to keep your own music safe from the hands of music pirates.

Music Licensing can help You Claim a Chunk of the Revenue

Why to let others reap the full revenue that the publication of your music all over brings in. You can claim your share in the revenue only if you hold a license to the music. The music license is an authenticate proof of your being the rightful owner of your music. Through music licensing, you can make the most of your music in the entertainment industry including movie trailers, film soundtracks and TV commercials. Music license is of different types. Do your homework to know which type will better suit your needs.


The book fair in Paris 2014 is one of the most awaited events of the year. This yr the book festival would consider major publisher, fiction, non-fiction, children’s books, biography/autobiography, cookbooks, young adult, compilations/anthologies, photography/art, how-to, unpublished stories, spiritual/religious and others. Entries might be in English, French, German or Portuguese. Books might be published, issued by any independent publishing house, self-published.

The work submitted will be judged by publishing industry experts. Some of the guidelines are: general excellence as well as the passion of author to tell a good story and potential of your work to gain audience in the global market. Paris book fair is a golden opportunity for anyone to promote their business as there is a provision of organizing meetings as well as business appointments.

It is an excellent platform to find new outlets and acquire new market. You get a chance to meet important and major decision makers in the field of marketing. Not only this, Paris book fair gives you a chance to introduce yourself to the professionals of the book industry. One can also present new products as well as new titles and reflect on the various issues that are facing the joint trades.

Paris book fair will offer you foreign pavilions where SCELF audiovisual rights meetings are held between producers and publishers. There is an area for the representatives of graphics and digital chain along with the printing houses, software developers, distributors and manufacturers etc. Moreover, digital conference will be organized by SNE, supported by the SOFIA Translation Conference in partnership with the ATLF and CNL. The program of the Paris Book Festival is developed around five themes that are renewed mostly all year. You would get good opportunities for promoting new authors as well as titles.

Salon du Livre will award Paris Book Festival Best Author of the yr for the outstanding book in the competition. In addition to this, to honor the outstanding as well as innovative design there will be an award for the Design of the Year, Publisher of the Year for the topmost publisher depending on the materials that display excellence in the field of marketing as well as promotional materials. The winners will be announced on the website parisbookfestival dot com

The deadline for the submission of entries in each category is April 25, 2014. The participants will be informed through e-mail and the deadline for final entries and results be declared on parisbookfestival dot com

To enter the Paris book fair 2014 one can also get the entry forms online at parisbookfestival dot com. A non-refundable entry fee must be accompanied with all the applications. The entry fee might be in the form of check, PayPal online payment or money order of $50 per entry. In case of multiple submissions, separate entry form and fees is required.

E-book entries are also permitted. To enter an E-book one should send it as a pdf online along with copy of PayPal receipt as well as the entry form in the email. Entry fee checks should be payable to JM Northern Media LLC. All the entry packages must have one copy of the book, copy of the online entry form, relevant marketing material and entry fee or its receipt. The winners of the Paris book fair show would be honored at the ceremony held in Paris this yr in spring. The participants need not be present during that time to accept their award or any other accompanying prizes.


Indy music is a type of type that has been underground for most of its life. It emerged from a form of chilled out rock, with a strong beat and emphasis on individualism. Most Indy bands stay away from commercialism and keep their fan following small. A couple of bands have made it big, but their songs don’t appear on the hit charts. Most bands don’t get global recognition and are only known by their cluster of fans. But times are changing and a new movement is about to change all of that.

With the growing amount of fan base, it was only a matter of time before people wanted to acknowledge this new sound and creativity. London started the process by creating their own Indy Music Awards, to give rising bands a place to showcase themselves. It also gives established bands a chance to get recognised for their outstanding tribute to the industry.

The awards rocked off last year in London central with such success, that this year they have decided to expand them. Last year, over 40, 000 estimated bands played to get nominated. This year the awards won’t only include London Indy bands but international as well.

Don’t think that these bands have dropped their drumsticks and have started competing for a trophy. Part of Indy rock is staying true to yourself and your music, regardless of what others might think. Therefore, Indy Music Awards specifically reports that they are not a competition. They don’t hand out prizes and don’t exploit artists. They enforce this by preventing artists from entering themselves. Live music venues and promoters have to nominate bands and artists for the award.

Few Indy bands have huge marketing and advertising campaigns and prefer to sell their music by connecting to the fans through live performances. Other than a profile on MySpace, most play at local venues and network with the owners and promoters. They keep it real and connect with audiences as they jump, dance and get fans to get involved in the atmosphere of their beat. As a result, one of the stages of the Indy Awards is for them to identify who the best live performers are from the nominations.

The next award ceremony is to happen in April, 2008. Bands need to be nominated by the end January if they wish have a chance of getting an award. Indy rock will always have an underground appeal and chances are a few are complaining about the limelight that the awards are bringing. However, most of the feedback has been positive, because Indy rock artists are still artists and every artist likes a pat on the back every now and then; even if it is with a drumstick.