Lynda Music Taxes and Accounting TUTORiAL
Most musicians count themselves lucky to make money at a career they love. But income means taxes, and taxes can lead to many questions. What exactly counts as income? What can you write off? What happens if you get audited?
In this music business course, author Rich Stim covers the most important tax issues for musicians. He starts with the basics: determining if music is a hobby or a business for you and how that affects your deductions. He then discusses money and the sources that determine gross income. From there, he shows the items you can deduct from your gross income—mileage, studio spaces, touring expenses, and other miscellaneous deductions—that can add up to big savings. Next, he covers the different tax rules for individual musicians, bands, general partnerships, LLCs, and corporations, and explains how to get an Employer Identification Number (EIN) when you need one. Finally, Rich navigates through the tax forms, including Form 1040, Schedule A, Schedule C, Schedule SE, Schedule K-1 (Form 1065), Form 4562, Form 8829, and Form 2016, and provides advice on hiring a tax preparer or going the DIY route with tax software.
* Managing bookkeeping
* Counting income
* Claiming expenses and other deductions
* Understanding tax entities such as LLCs
* Getting an employer ID number
* Preparing and paying taxes
Lynda Music Law: Managing a Band's Business TUTORiAL
Any band can encounter problems such as financial mismanagement and contract disputes. Learn to avoid the major music business pitfalls that can break bands apart in this course with Richard Stim, attorney and music law specialist. It starts with what it means to be the manager of a band, and what types of business structures are available for bands. Once you've decided on a business structure, you can create a band partnership agreement that covers voting rights, postbreakup scenarios, new members, and terms for resolving disputes. Richard also exposes potential sources of disputes, like ownership of the band name, songs, equipment, and recordings. He includes advice on negotiating solid band contracts and managing financial basics: taxes, income, cash flow, and bookkeeping. Finally, he'll address how to protect your work, including your copyrights, band name, and songs, and explains how to find a lawyer—and save money on attorney fees. DISCLAIMER: This course is taught by an attorney and addresses US law concepts that may not apply in all countries. Neither LinkedIn nor the attorney teaching the course represents you and they are not giving legal advice. The information conveyed through this course is akin to a college or law school course; it is not intended to give legal advice, but instead to communicate basic information to help viewers understand the basics of intellectual property.
* Putting together a band partnership agreement
* Working out ownership disputes
* Limiting band liability
* Protecting your copyrights and band name
* Hiring a lawyer
Lynda The Gigging Musician: Songwriting on the Road TUTORiAL
Writing songs while traveling is a great way for artists to stay productive away from the studio. With an iPad and inexpensive music apps, musicians can develop song ideas from anywhere, whenever the inspiration strikes. Watch author Garrick Chow and his band The Jellybricks write a song while on the road to a gig in New York City. Hit the road with with a touring band and see the tools they use to write, and watch the process of the song taking shape in real time. If you're interested in the more technical side, Garrick will review the mics, cables, keyboards, and apps he uses to record on the road. Then, back at home, he jumps into GarageBand to demonstrate techniques for moving files between the iPad and Mac, as well as mixing and sharing the track. The course wraps up with a full band live performance of the new song in their rehearsal studio.
Lynda Music Theory for Songwriters: The Fundamentals TUTORiAL
Music theory is fundamental to making and playing music. However, no one has taught it in such a user-friendly and songwriting-focused way as we do here, using both keyboard and guitar to demonstrate the techniques. Professional musician Julian Velard starts the course with the building blocks of harmony: notes, scales, intervals, chords, inversions, and basic chord progressions. He then goes into voice leading—showing how to move from one chord to another by changing just one or two notes—and reviews common song forms, from the familiar verse/chorus/verse of pop to the simple verse of the blues. At the end of each chapter, Julian explains the songwriting techniques shown in the chapter within the context of his own original commercially released songs.
* Understanding scales, intervals, and keys
* Triads or three-note chords
* Triad inversions
* Common major-scale chord progressions and cadences
* Voice leading
* Song form elements such as verse, chorus, bridge, hook, and more
* Using common song forms in songwriting
Udemy How I Make $4000 a Month Selling Music Online TUTORiAL
Songwriters, Musicians & Touring Bands you need to take this course so you can learn what it takes to sell music online.
As the artist Manafest I ve sold over 300,000 albums worldwide over 1,000,000 singles and toured over 17 different countries.
I've spent the last 10 years touring playing live shows, writing songs and attending conferences improving and eventually succeeding in the music industry. I'm tired of artists being broke. I have friends that have sold over 1,000,000 records but because they havent setup their business correctly are forced to get a part time job driving for Uber.
I have put this course together for you - to which you have full lifetime access, including all the updates, for free.
I take you by the hand and behind the scenes and show you everything, explaining it in simple detail with videos and written support lectures.
See exactly why I am so successful with my music career - see the stats in the free preview videos, below).
See inside my TuneCore & YouTube account
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Nothing is left out - you see everything
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What are the requirements?
Laptop or Computer
What am I going to get from this course?
Over 32 lectures and 2 hours of content!
How to sell music online
Market Music On YouTube
Understand what it takes to make money with your music online
How To Get Your Music Featured on iTunes
What is the target audience?
Artists & Musicians
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ADSR Additive Synthesis Explained TUTORiAL
In this tutorial course, Echo Sound Works walks you through the complex but rewarding world of all things additive synthesis. Additive Synthesis is one of the three main forms of synthesis. It’s actually the oldest form of sound synthesis. It’s methods and techniques predate subtractive and FM synthesis.
Featuring more than 60 minutes of intensive video tuition, this course is broken up into 5 parts and covers everything from the theory behind Additive Synthesis to how to make sounds using harmonics and partials.
By the end of the 5 videos, you will be familiar with the concepts of Additive Synthesis and be comfortable using multiple software synthesizers that are either Additive in nature or have Additive engines.
...::: Professional Skills At Your Fingertips – Learn Craft Your Signature Sound :::...
...::: The Theory of Additive Synthesis :::...
PART 1 – INTRODUCTION - This video covers the scope of the course.
PART 2 – WHAT IS ADDITIVE SYNTHESIS - This section covers the basics of Additive Synthesis covering ideas like fundamental frequencies, harmonics, overtones, partials etc.
PART 3 – ADDITIVE SYNTHESIZERS - This video discusses and looks at some of the most popular Additive Synths on the market. If you don’t own an Additive Synth or want to know about the other options out there, this is a great video.
...::: Additive Synthesis in Practice :::...
PART 4 – HARMONICS - In this section, get a unique view on how to use harmonics and partials to sculpt sounds in an Additive engine.
PART 5 – MAKING SOUNDS - To finish up the course, we look at some generic tips and tricks that will allow you to make better sounds in any Additive synthesizer.
...::: Learn to Create Not Just Imitate :::...
As the name suggests, Additive synthesis involves adding together multiple basic waveforms to create more complex ones. Some of the most powerful VSTs including U-he Zebra, Logic Pro-X Alchemy, and a whole slew of NI Reaktor ensembles feature additive synthesis as part of their M.O.
In skilled hands, Additive Synthesis provides an amazing level of control and flexibility and can be used to create unique and unusual sounds. Difficult to master, it’s worth getting your head around if you want to design sounds that are truly original.
...::: About Your Tutor :::...
Echo Sound Works is a sound designer and music producer and one of ADSR’s lead tutors for massivesynth.com and sylenthtutorials.com. He is the creator of the best selling sound sets Massive Beast V.1, Melbourne Anthems, EDM Drops V.1 and Future EDM V.1.
He has produced music in multiple genres including EDM, singer songwriter and pop ands had his music placed everywhere from VH1 and MTV to ABC Family and Lionsgate. Professional instruction from a working producer. It’s like having your own private tutor!
Groove3 Notion Explained TUTORiAL
A WRITTEN MASTERPIECE IS BORN
PreSonus Notion expert George Hess shows you how to get up and running in this 36-video comprehensive course, as well as go deep into more advanced features, and how to write your very own score sheets in no-time!
George begins with an introduction to the series, the Interface, and Creating a Score from Scratch. He then immediately dives into the practical, explaining Score Setup and Key Signatures, as well as Note Entry, Copying, and Entering Functions. George then covers Drum Notation and Guitar Tablature.
Once the basics are explained, George devotes the rest of the videos to more specific topics, giving you instruction on Playback, Fine Tuning, Adjusting Layouts, Importing and Exporting Form, Advanced Editing and Mixing Tutorials, as well as using Third-Party Instruments and Creating Custom Rules.
If you're just beginning to dabble in music notation and want to get started with Notion, or you've been using Notion for a while and want to improve your workflow, "Notion Explained" is the series you've been waiting for!
36 Tutorials / 2 Hrs 20 Mins Total Runtime
For all beginner to intermediate Notion users
Tutorials written by Notion expert George Hess
Simple to use video control interface for Mac & PC
Watch Online, Download, Stream to iPad, iPhone & iPod