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Touring: So you just came out of the studio with a new project you’re really excited about. You spent months writing and recording, the packaging is complete and your first shipment of 1,000 CD’s just arrived at your door. I know for most artists this is a huge moment in your career. You spent good [...]

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Marks Their Third Major Tour in a Year Nashville, TN (February 23, 2010) —- Centricity Music’s powerhouse band, Me In Motion, will join Sanctus Real on its 2010 Tour that launches March 3rd and ends May 7th. The tour also features Above the Golden State and Addison Road. This marks the third major tour for [...]

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Hey! This is Conor- I head up our Publishing dept. here at Centricity.  I find it such a blessing to work with talented men and women of God who are using their gifts to tell stories woven through music about their faith,pain,hopes,joy, and fears.  We thought it would be neat for you to see  in [...]

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Standing Out in the Crowd

Posted February 18, 2010 by in A&R

Have a Memorable and Unique Band Name This will be the hardest, but most important decision you’ll ever make as a band. Your name is the first perception of who you are as an artist. People will pass judgement on you long before they hear a single note based on your name. It’s the one [...]

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Why Radio Still Matters

Posted February 16, 2010 by in Marketing, Radio

iPod iPhone iTunes MP3 players Satellite radio Pandora …the list goes on Let’s face it, we live in a world of want-it-now/have-it-now, especially when it comes to music and all things media. The world of music is ever-changing and the technology that delivers that music is even more so. So why, in this new age, [...]

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What we want and what we need

Posted February 10, 2010 by in A&R

I suppose it goes without saying that the question we get asked the most, at least in the A&R department, is “how do I get signed?”, or “what are you guys looking for?”. As the music biz continues to change, the answer to this question seems to change right along with it. However, in an [...]

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What is a “super fan?” A super fan is like your disciple. They spread the good news about you to anyone and everyone. They are the ones that come to all your concerts in their area, will sometimes drive far for one, and they are the ones hanging out to meet you after your show. [...]

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Missions Minded

Posted February 4, 2010 by in Other

As a part of this blog we periodically want to show a side of our artists and staff that you may not normally see. That may be the process of writing, or how to survive on the road, what it’s like to work with me, or, like today’s blog, their heart for missions.

We sent a list of questions to Jason Gray, Matt Papa, Jaime Jamgochian and Josiah Warneking from Sixteen Cities along with John Mays and Rebekah Markowitz from our staff, asking about their experiences on the mission field. Read on and see how each of them have a heart for the lost….

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In Lesson 1 we talked about how to get the Gig – and naturally, the follow up to that lesson would be how to get invited back to the gig.    One of the big mistakes that artists make is that once you’ve played a venue, you don’t need to go back there.    Nothing [...]

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