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EPKs 101: What every artist needs in their electronic press kit

An EPK, or electronic press kit, is a must-have for any musician or singer-songwriter looking to make an impact in the music industry. Whether you're starting out and just getting your name out there, or you've been around for a while and are looking to take your career to the next level, having an EPK is key. So what exactly goes into an EPK? Well, that depends on who you ask. But there are definitely some essential elements that every EPK should have. Here's a look at eight of them.

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How to make a voice-over demo reel as a professional voice actor

As a voice actor, your demo reel is your calling card. It's how you showcase your work and grab the attention of producers, casting directors, and talent agents to land voice-over work in commercials, audiobooks, animated films, and video narration. Making a great impression with your voice-over demo is imperative for landing voice-over work in professional voice acting.

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Building a killer music demo reel — Part 1

So what is a demo reel and why do you really need one? In this article we’ll tackle the very basics of a demo reel, talk about two very different types of demos, and share some tips for selecting music. This is the first in a series of planned articles.

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Software and tools roundup for composers getting started in 2022

We’ve compiled a list of tools and recommendations to support those that are more at the starting point of their composing career—though people at any level might find some useful nuggets that weren’t on their radar!

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How film music helps build emotion

The film viewing experience takes us on an emotional journey. But it’s not just what we see, or what is said, that causes us to experience these feelings. Turn off the music track, and you’ll have a very different emotional experience.

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