NAMM's Top 5 Coolest Products for Music Performance

January 25, 2015

It's the fourth & final day at the Winter NAMM 2015 show, and Next Level Noise has had an action-packed experience. So far, we learned "How to Get an Endorsement Deal," discovered the "Top 4 Coolest Products for Industry Pros," found the connections between technology & music education, and caught everything that was happening at MI's booth.

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How to Get an Artist Endorsement Deal at NAMM

January 24, 2015

After an eventful first two days at NAMM, Next Level Noise brought together some very interesting folks to discuss an important topic in the music business: “How to Get An Endorsement Deal.” Moderated by Chandra Lynn from Glow Marketing, the panel featured MI’s Mike Ramsey, Mike Ciprari of SJC Custom Drums, Brandon Marlon of Peavey & independent singer-songwriter-bandleader Sean Healen. They discussed the dynamics of endorsement deals in a packed house full of musicians—including plenty of MI students.

Here’s what we learned:


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NAMM's Top 4 Coolest Products for Entertainment Industry Pros

January 23, 2015

It's Day 2 of the Winter NAMM Show 2015! The action at MI's booth is in full swing, and yesterday's seminar on music technology and education was an informative peek into MI's innovative programs.

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Music Technology, Performance & A Giant Amp Hand at NAMM

January 22, 2015

Day 1 of NAMM is in full swing in downtown Anaheim, CA--and Musicians Institute kicked things off this morning with the unveiling of their custom-made Amp Hand at booth #4659. Attendees got to plug in and rock out while earning the chance to win a new guitar from ESP Guitars.

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Musicians Institute Rocks the NAMM Show

January 21, 2015

Musicians Institute is getting ready to rock out at one of the music industry's biggest events of the year: the Winter NAMM Show in Anaheim, CA.  Hosted by the National Association of Music Merchants, the annual showcase features everybody who's anybody in the music manufacturing and technology world. That includes musicians, instrument companies, retailers--even a certain Hollywood College of Contemporary Music. More than 96,000 people registered NAMM in 2014 and 1,500 companies showed off their latest gear.

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3 Tips for Better Music Promotion

January 16, 2015

Promoting yourself can take up a lot of your time, and there's still no silver bullet for making it work. But these three tips will leverage technology to help you better promote your music and identity. 

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