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RAGGA FORCE®.COM (our music, video and gift website where you can buy the product that pays for this website!)

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REFERENCE SOURCES


SEI CORP. ANNOUNCEMENTS-(all kinds of good suggestions to keep your dream from becoming a nightmare)

FUERTE SUERTE MUSIC (one of the biggest little song catalogs in the music business)

WHOM YOU NEED TO CONTACT TO GET A RECORD DEAL (lists record companies, phone, address, email, and name of A&R decision makers)


DO NOT GET RIPPED OFF ON THE INTERNET! CONTACT CONSUMER SENTINEL BEFORE YOU GET INVOLVED IN ANY "TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE" SCHEMES a free service of the above government and non profit organizations
BEFORE YOU BUY ANYTHING OR SUBSCRIBE TO ANYTHING CHECK WITH THE "RIPOFF REPORT" CLICK HERE
BEFORE YOU HIRE A MOVING COMPANY TO MOVE YOUR RECORDING EQUIPMENT OF PERSONAL POSSESSIONS CLICK HERE

PERFORMING RIGHTS/PUBLISHING/ASSOCIATIONS


BMI-(performing rights society) ASCAP-(performing rights society) NMPA-(national music publishers association)

NARAS-(national academy of recording arts and sciences "the grammys")

BROADCAST DATA SYSTEMS-(these are the people that keep track of your radio airplay and report that information to the various charts)

UNITED STATES COPYRIGHT OFFICE(the place you need to go to protect your songs! It now costs $30/song, or simply use the PR form, and submit the entire LP (listing all songs under title). At least you will be protected and it will not cost $300)


BOOKS AND REFERENCE MATERIAL


BOOKS AND REFERENCE MATERIAL RELATING TO THE MUSIC AND PUBLISHING INDUSTRY

THIS BUSINESS OF MUSIC(almost everything you ever wanted to know about the music business can be obtained from the book "This Business of Music (7TH Edition)." We use this book, so should you!

 

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE MUSIC BUSINESS(It is written by Donald S. Passman- a great Entertainment Lawyer, and covers the basics in language everyone can understand- available from Simon & Schuster)

 

BILLBOARD PUBLICATIONS(you can order lists of radio stations, managers, agents, publishers, clubs and marketing reports)


SEARCH ENGINES/DEMOS/A&R SERVICES


DEMOS (if you need someone to do your demos for you, try ANDY CAHAN "THE DEMO DOCTOR." He has been around a respectable amount of time, and we have heard of no complaints. He charges for his services, but is reasonable) (fee for services)

GIGMASTERS-looking for a gig? GIGFINDER-another place to look for gigs

NEED A WEBSITE,VIDEO OR AUDIO UPLOAD. (they did our ragga force® site)

VisionTime Need something designed like a CD cover, VHS Cover, Poster, or other art- websites too! (they did the welcome page on this site)

TAXI- Get your music to the right people with TAXI: the Independent A&R Vehicle that connects unsigned artists, bands and songwriters with major recordlabels, publishers, and film & TV music supervisors. (fee based service)

 

DJ EVALUATION SERVICE-(let the pros listen before you spend alot of money promoting- they charge for their services)

MUSIC SEARCH-(internet music search guide) BANDRADIO-(internet music search guide)MUSIC PAGES-(internet music search guide)


OTHER SOURCES


LEGAL QUESTION-(D. Scott Kadin at the Law Office of Kaplan, Kenegos and Kadin will try to help you.)

L.A. MUSIC TALKS-(Want to chat with other people looking for some of the same answers)

RADIO STATIONS-(list of radio stations that have supported our product, and will probably support yours)

RECORD POOLS-(list of major record pools)

EMAIL ADDRESSES (lists some of our people)

THE JOHN LENNON SONGWRITING CONTEST(you have nothing to loose, take a shot- fee to enter contest)


IF ANY OF THE ABOVE SITES ARE HELPFUL TO YOU , WE WOULD LIKE TO KNOW! Thanks- just click (email)


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