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  • Indefinite Hiatus June 16, 2012
    Hey all, It’s been a few months since I’ve posted anything here. I wanted to drop in very quickly to let you know that Tight Mix will be going on an indefinite hiatus, since I am not really working in the music industry anymore. I mean, I still makes websites for bands, but beyond that […]
    Chris Bracco
  • How to Use Your Twitter Account to Get More Gigs [GUEST POST] March 20, 2012
    This guest post was written by Marcus Taylor, founder of, a music promotion site offering resources to help musicians succeed in the music business. After a few years of many musicians using Twitter only as a promotional tool, I’m glad to finally see musicians starting to use Twitter effectively — my Twitter feed this […]
    Marcus Taylor
  • Henry Rollins on the State of the Music Industry [VIDEO] February 9, 2012
    I love this and have no words. Henry says it all.
    Chris Bracco
  • 3 Examples Why SOPA/PIPA Would Not Help the Music Industry [GUEST POST] February 4, 2012
    This post was written by Shane Jones, a music industry fanatic who’s interests extends beyond just listening to all the intricacies involved with networking and building a brand. His real passion lies in folk-Americana bands, particularly projects he has worked on in the past, such as The Vulcans. You can follow him on Twitter @shanejones15. Causing […]
    Shane Jones
  • What’s Your Plan for 2012? January 10, 2012
    I know we are well into the new year already, but I still find myself thinking about things I want to accomplish this year, and how I’m going to make it all happen. 2011 was a fun and busy year for me, which is why posts on Tight Mix have dwindled a bit. I want […]
    Chris Bracco
  • The Progression of Mobile Music Production [GUEST POST] December 14, 2011
    This is a guest article by Ruben Corbo, a writer for the website Broadband Expert where you can find internet service providers in your area and compare prices on different mobile broadband deals. More and more, mobile devices are being utilized for the creation of high quality music content. Currently, there are several music production […]
    Ruben Corbo
  • There’s an App for That: EMI’s Music Coding Project [GUEST POST] November 30, 2011
    This post was written by Brittany Lyons, who aspires to be a psychology professor, but decided to take some time off from grad school to help people learn to navigate the academic lifestyle. She currently lives in Spokane, Washington, where she spends her time reading science fiction and walking her dog. British record label EMI […]
    Brittany Lyons
  • Ian Rogers Interviews MOG CEO David Hyman [VIDEO] November 17, 2011
    Ian Rogers’ video series This Week In Music produces some really awesome videos on a weekly basis, but I rarely find the time to actually sit and watch them because they are usually around an hour in length. I woke up a bit earlier this morning so I decided to use my free time to […]
    Chris Bracco
  • Mistakes Musicians Make When Gigging [GUEST POST] November 14, 2011
    This is a guest post from Shaun of Independent Music Advice, a website dedicated to increasing the business knowledge (and income) of independent musicians. I’ve been watching a lot of live gigs recently. Some of the shows I’ve witnessed have been really good, and others…not so much. In terms of maximizing the outcome of every […]
    Shaun Letang
  • Google+ Introduces Pages for Businesses and Brands November 8, 2011
    I was really excited about Google+ when it first launched, and made sure I was one of the first people to snag and invite and try out the platform. As they build out and expand, Google+ has just recently introduced professional pages for businesses and brands. If you’re a band or musician, you finally have […]
    Chris Bracco