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BMI Indie Spotlight: Chloe Angelides

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From News, posted 5.28.20. Maybe you haven’t realized it yet, but you’ve heard of Chloe Angelides. Since childhood, the Virginia native has been in pursuit of the song, and music has taken her from the streets of New York to the hills of Los Angeles. Angelides’ first single, “Ex WiFi,” which she wrote with her… Read more...


May’s ‘MusicWorld’ Has Lots of Great Reads

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From News, posted 5.22.20. In this issue: 5 Tips for Making Your Lyrics Stand Out BMI Celebrates our Latin Award Winners! Congrats to our Student Composer Award Winners! New Videos from BMI Composers Kathryn Bostic and Chris Lennertz ‘Misbehavin’ Composer Joseph Stephens on “The Righteous Gemstones” All… Read more...


5 Tips for Making Your Lyrics Stand Out

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From MusicWorld, posted 5.22.20. At my songwriting workshops I stress the importance of including lyric and melodic elements in our songs that will compel listeners and decision-makers to choose our material over the tough competition. Let’s look at some ways to write lyrics that command attention. 1. Find a Fresh Angle It’s unlikely that we’re… Read more...


BMI Composers Virtually Mentor Film Students at UNC School of the Arts

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From News, posted 5.22.20. Last Friday, BMI film composer Craig Richey and BMI’s Doreen Ringer-Ross hosted a Zoom panel with recent graduates of the MFA in Film Music Composition from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts. Joined by program Chair Christopher Heckman, and BMI composers Rolfe Kent, Ronit Kirchman, and George S.… Read more...


Composing for the Screen 2020: Online Film Scoring Mentorship Program – Apply Now!

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From News, posted 5.22.20. Sponsored by BMI and directed by composer Rick Baitz, this year’s program will provide a series of online interactive meetings, followed by continued consultation and development. Read more...


BMI Supports Krakow Film Music Festival Online Performances

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From News, posted 5.21.20. In place of this year’s prestigious Krakow Film Music Festival, which has been a cornerstone event for visual media composers throughout the world, KFMF is presenting online videos of past performances from their festivals, with the work of several BMI composers front and center. Featured in the videos below… Read more...


Tips From the ‘Empire’ Builder: BMI Composer Fil Eisler on the Challenges of Change

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From News, posted 5.20.20. Fil Eisler has forged an enviable career scoring films. Having cut his teeth, musically, as a rock guitarist, writing, playing and producing with names like Robbie Williams, Ryan Adams and Dave Stewart, Eisler embraced the challenge of switching to film composing in the early 2000’s, scoring short indie films, documentaries and… Read more...


BMI Indie Spotlight: May/June 2020

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From News, posted 5.20.20. Ready or not, spring is well underway! Our reality may look a little different than it did this time last year, but the music never stops. In this edition of the Indie Spotlight, we’re shouting out up-and-coming rapper $NOT, the trailblazing powerhouse Audrey Nuna, and the enigmatic Bickle, an Atlanta-based artist… Read more...


BMI Indie Spotlight: $NOT

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From News, posted 5.20.20. The last two years have been a wild trip for $NOT. The Florida-based rapper, equipped with just a microphone and an Instagram account, turned his relentless release schedule (songs like “Lovely,” “Beretta” with Wifisfuneral and “Ca$e 19” with Jasiah” are standouts) into a devoted following who would undoubtedly show up to… Read more...


BMI Indie Spotlight: Audrey Nuna

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From News, posted 5.20.20. R&B powerhouse Audrey Nuna is changing the game. Setting a precedent as one of the first female Korean American R&B acts to go mainstream, the 20-year-old musician clings to her prized possession: her imagination. “We are living in a generation in music where creativity is popular,” she says. Nuna is a… Read more...


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