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Greetings from Vegas. John Mays and I are out on the road visiting radio stations. So far we have hit Tulsa, Seattle, Portland and now Vegas. We are about half way through the trip and have a nice two and a half hour delay in Vegas. Quite frustrating but you get used to it after [...]

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As Far as You Can See

Posted January 17, 2011 by in Uncategorized

I grew up in a tiny West-Texas town named Andrews. It sprang up around the oil fields in the 20s and 30s. This is a typical road out there… straight as an arrow and almost nothing to obstruct your view. My Dad worked in the oil field most of his adult years, until “retiring” for [...]

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Next Big Nashville Takeaways

Posted January 17, 2011 by in Uncategorized

Nashville’s mini version of SXSW was held this week at Belmont University and at various clubs and venues around town. The conference brought in some heavy hitters and some of the most forward thinkers in our industry to speak and debate on what’s next and what’s currently working in our industry. The Bright Light Ahead [...]

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Hearing vs. Listening to music

Posted January 17, 2011 by in A&R, Songwriting

What does it mean to listen to music, … or a particular song? I mean, … we all listen to music  at some level in some setting. Whether it’s drowned out in the background of our our work, in the car with screaming kids, or cranked up in our headphones for a momentary departure, we [...]

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The Importance of a Logo

Posted January 17, 2011 by in Internet, Marketing

This is my first Centricity blog. I’m Joanna, Centricity’s graphic designer. Too often design gets put on the back burner, it is the last thing people think about while they are making a product, starting a business, or creating an album. But design can have a significant impact on your final result. For instance, most [...]

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Bloom

Posted January 17, 2011 by in Uncategorized

From the very beginning, Centricity has at its core, been about supporting and equipping Christian artists. When it came time to write our mission statement, we used the word “enabling” which seemed to encompass the spirit of what we want to do. This enablement has taken on many forms over the years, but even before [...]

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Centricity Update 1/13

Posted January 13, 2011 by in Uncategorized

Hello blog world. We are trying something a little new in this new year on the Centricity blog. A while back we asked you, our faithful and good-looking readers, what you wanted to see on our blog. One of the items you suggested is more artist news. Well, we listened. I know, I was surprised [...]

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Favorite memories of 2010

Posted January 8, 2011 by in Uncategorized

In our final post of the “Favorites of 201o” we take a look at some of our favorite memories of the year. Some are music related, most are personal and give you a slight glimpse into the person. Hope you enjoy. John Mays 1. Disney World, 10 years later. We had a LOT more fun [...]

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Aaron Shust Signs with Centricity

Posted January 5, 2011 by in News

Dove Award Winning Artist Aaron Shust Signs With Premiere Indie Label Centricity Music Shust’s Debut Project On Centricity To Release Early Summer Nashville, TN (January 5, 2011) —– Centricity Music announced today that five-time Dove Award winning artist, Aaron Shust, has signed with the label.  Shust’s first Centricity project is scheduled for an early summer [...]

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Favorite Movies of 2010

Posted January 3, 2011 by in Uncategorized

Happy New Year. I hope your holidays were wonderful. In our third post of favorites of 2010 I asked the staff at Centricity to share their favorite movies of the year. John Mays 1. Good Hair This documentary produced by Chris Rock is at once hilarious and mind-blowing. I love when a film introduces you [...]

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