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When your job is to listen to music for a living, or even if you’re the occasional background listener, you’ll be sure to hear: some bad, a ton of average, some good, and occasionally, you’ll hear a song that really excites or inspires you. I’m so blessed, not only to be inspired by songs I [...]

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I believe that everything we do should start with “relationship”.  Now when I say relationship, I mean a true and honest relationship, based on meeting the needs of others and always serving before selling.  Relationship is the cornerstone on which everything in the music business relies.  But like I stated previously, it must be genuine. [...]

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THE MUSIC: Seems like now more than ever there are more and more ways to get excited about an artist : good voice, cool vibe, great web presence, innovator of new technology partnered with some type of online gimmick, great live performance, great merch … and the list goes on. As important as some of [...]

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One of the great byproducts of the new music business model is the resurgence of the underdog –  the ability of the often overlooked to be able to make a name for themselves in the industry.    Twenty years ago the gatekeepers dictated the industry –  Agents, Managers and Record labels told us what concerts [...]

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The Strength of Word of Mouth

Posted January 14, 2010 by in Marketing

Word of mouth marketing. Now, there is a statement that means so many different things to so many different people. So what is it? I like how the Word of Mouth Marketing Association (womma.org) puts it: Word of mouth marketing is the most honest form of marketing, building upon people’s natural desire to share their [...]

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Haiti

Posted January 14, 2010 by in Other

In the coming days, we know there will be hundreds of blogs and tweets regarding response to the earthquake disaster in Haiti, but as a team of people who care about our work reaching the world, we don’t want to be silent on the issue. We’re privileged to work with great artists, most of whom [...]

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Feeling a thought

Posted January 11, 2010 by in A&R

“Words make you think a thought. Music makes you feel a feeling. A song makes you feel a thought.” – E.Y. Harburg Thank you Emily Ford for sending me this quote. I love it. Edgar (Yip) Harburg was one of the original great American lyricist, and he understood something about songs that I hope the [...]

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Dianne Mays's Favorites of 2009

Posted January 8, 2010 by in Other

In order to celebrate the launch of a brand new year we have asked our staff to reflect on 2009 a little prior to tackling 2010. So we asked them to answer a few simple questions: 5 Favorite Songs of 2009 4 Favorite Albums of 2009 3 Favorite Movies of 2009 2 Favorite TV Shows [...]

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The Nothing and Everything Tour ME IN MOTION JOINS THE “NOTHING AND EVERYTHING” TOUR WITH HEADLINERS RED & PILLAR PLUS SPECIAL GUEST, THE WEDDING ME IN MOTION HEADS BACK INTO STUDIO TO RECORD TWO NEW SONGS FOR CENTRICITY MUSIC DEBUT CD Nashville, TN (January 8, 2010) —- Centricity Music’s powerhouse band, Me In Motion, will [...]

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Centricity is 5!

Posted January 8, 2010 by in News

Centricity Music Reaches Five-Year Company Landmark in 2010 NEW PROJECTS COMING UP THIS YEAR INCLUDE; ME IN MOTION, SIXTEEN CITIES, HIGH VALLEY, ANDREW PETERSON AND DOWNHERE Nashville, TN (January 8, 2010) —– One of the most respected labels in the Christian genre, Centricity Music, reaches the landmark of five successful years in 2010.  The prestigious [...]

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