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5 Secrets Record Labels Use to Get Powerful Chart-Topping Vocals

June 8, 2021

Those of us in this trade know that pro singers always seek help and training to help them sound their best, particularly in preparation for recording and in the studio. Your final vocal lives forever on that record! Best to be prepared like a pro with these… 5 Secrets Record Labels Use to Get Powerful … Continue

5 Ways to Improve Your Mental Health for Musicians and Creatives

May 25, 2021

Musicians today have more on their plates than ever before. With the increase in social platforms popping up left and right there is an overwhelming pressure to promote all of the time which is unnatural in an artist’s life. Artists need time and space to create. And without it, their art, inspiration and mental health … Continue

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The 4 Seasons of a Music Artist: How to Nurture and Create Better Music

May 11, 2021

As an artist, your creativity rotates around different seasons. ❄️🍂🌷☀️ When you understand the dynamic nature of the flow of the artistic process more fully, you will know with more confidence what energy and attention to bring to each phase. Most artists today are overwhelmed working on everything at once. Writing, recording, branding, marketing, promoting … Continue

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Music Career Self Management 101

November 3, 2020

Let’s face it – we all know that mastering time is a big piece of being successful. And even more, is fitting it all in, especially when you have a music career. It seems like every artist I meet is pretty overwhelmed these days – everyone needs help managing the hours in a day, and … Continue

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6 Artist Development Tips + Essentials for Music Artists

October 27, 2020

We’re making progress. The indie revolution is settled in and has taken hold. Artists are carving their paths, and music marketers have come out of the woodwork with more advice than one ever should follow. Besides, following generic advice or advice that tells you how to make it is just that ~ generic. It’s just … Continue

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New Music Release: Sarra “Kerosene” CCVM Case Study, Part 1

August 7, 2018

by Cari Cole For the past three years, we’ve been quietly working behind the scenes developing artists and their records at CCVM with A & R sessions, cultivating a killer songwriting team and refining our process. While we’ve been working with emerging artists voices and record projects for over 3 decades, I took a stronger … Continue

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Top 8 Tips to Make An Exceptional Record

October 24, 2017

  By Cari Cole Record making is an art, a science, a process, an alchemical experience. It should not be thrown together, recorded in a rush, and your vocals should not be recorded all in one day. It won’t help. Even more, the song selection is critical to the success of the record. Whatever you … Continue

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