Music Career & Business

Interview: Ebonie Smith of Gender Amplified, Accomplished Woman Music Producer, Singer-Songwriter & Audio Engineer

Ebonie Smith is an accomplished music producer, singer-songwriter and audio engineer who would love to see more women enter her field. With this in mind, she founded Gender Amplified. In 2013, Gender Amplified produced a highly successful music festival, which was held at her alma mater, Barnard College in NYC. In March 2015 Ebonie partnered […]

Berklee’s Open Music Initiative to Help Identify & Compensate Music Creators and Rights Owners

Berklee’s ambitious Open Music Initiative to provide a standardized way to help identify Music Creators and Rights Owners and compensate them. The music industry has always faced issues with regards to ‘ownership’ (of the creative work) and the way artistes are compensated. For a long time, Experts have been suggesting a global music database, as […]

Ebony Wood Supply: Impact on Guitars

Ebony Wood Supply: Most leading manufacturers offer custom-made guitars, which require constant supply of high-quality wood. With the supply of ebony dwindling around the world, its time that these companies get their act together and employ a process for sustainable sourcing. With the worlds natural resources depleting at an alarming pace, people have begun to […]

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