Live Streaming: Acoustic Treatment

The term “acoustic treatment” conjures dread thoughts of great expense and bewildering complexity; and in the world of professional, high-end audio, this is all too often the case.  In truth though, at least in its most basic sense, everyone of us has already “acoustically treated” countless rooms. When moving into a new home, we quickly begin to add rugs, soft furnishings, and curtains, etc.  We…

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Live Streaming: Cost-Free Creative Lighting Solutions

Lighting is vital to producing a high quality image that viewers will enjoy watching.  It is also extremely useful for creating a mood/atmosphere for your live streaming events.  And while professional lighting can be very expensive, there are plenty of creative solutions making use of what you already have at home.  1. Natural LightCameras are built to give the best results in natural light because…

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Live Streaming: Useful Links

What follows is a hastily (we’ll admit) put together list of useful links for Artists looking to start livestreaming from home.  In the coming days and weeks, we’ll be adding more resources so keep checking back for updates.  And please, please, please, share any useful links/resources, tips/advice with your fellow artists in the comments below. Platforms that Offer Live Streaming + Help Guides FacebookFacebook Live…

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Meet The Beatles

As Wikipedia can confirm, my brother Matthew Robinson (born 27 July 1944) is a British film & television executive producer, producer, director and writer. Nicknamed "The Pope of Soap" by The Sun, he was director of BBC1's EastEnders when it launched in 1985. He later masterminded the teen drama serial Byker Grove, casting Anthony McPartlin and Declan Donnelly as young heroes P.J. and Duncan, and…

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Giving Up The Day Job

From October 31 - November 2 2019, BBC Introducing Live provided a spectacular three day event at London's Tobacco Dock - aimed at anyone aiming to pursue a career in music - whether performing, producing, promoting or in radio and journalism. A wide range of spaces and venues within the complex offered keynote speeches, panels, debates, masterclasses, live performances, plus advice and direct one-to-one feedback…

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The Music Industry Christmas Break

In this guest post, Lee Hawthorn explains why the end of the year is not the best time to release new music. On Monday night I found myself bored of reality TV, so took to Twitter with some stream of consciousness music industry tips. It’s something I do every now and again after a conversation with an artist, because I figure that if one musician…

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Fresh On The Net Live: Liverpool – UPDATED!

Fresh On The Net Live in Liverpool in association with CEG Records is a FREE EVENT to be held at the Handyman Pub on Saturday 2nd November, and will feature Yammerer, Kidsmoke, Kangaroos, Katie Mac, Meilir, Nick Ellis, Operation Lightfoot, Kate Stapeley Band, Courteous Thief, Cerys Eless, and Tom Mouse. We can now announce the updated schedule is as follows: SOLO VIBES STAGE 1PM Doors…

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Roe: We’ve Only Just Begun

The past two years have seen Derry singer/songwriter Roe go from relative unknown to playing in front of tens of thousands of music fans when she supported legendary indie rockers Snow Patrol on their 2018 comeback tour. With a debut album in the works, and mystery European festivals in the mix along with a support slot on the Ryan Mc Mullan Autumn tour, the rest…

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So You Want to Play at Glastonbury?

Hello. I am Gecko, a London based singer-storyteller. Over the years I have been lucky enough to have had my music featured on Fresh On The Net a number of times. Like I imagine you are, I’ve been a keen digester of all the invaluable info this website has to offer.  This year I performed ten times at Glastonbury Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts*. Recently…

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Fresh On The Net Live: Making Festival History!

Sunday 21st July 2019 saw the first ever Fresh On The Net Live one-day festival in North London. Hosted by Jacksons Lane Arts Centre and The Boogaloo on opposite sides of the same street next to Highgate Underground Station, the event saw 16 bands and artists play on three stages. And it was FREE ENTRY all day and evening. It was also the first festival…

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