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Tips for Recording a Compelling Demo

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From MusicWorld, posted 5.10.18. Many of the world’s best-sounding records required only a handful of recording tracks—and such minimalism can still work wonders for today’s demo makers Read more...


How to Write Non-Visual Lyrics That Engage Listeners

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From MusicWorld, posted 4.12.18. “Show—Don’t Tell” is one of the basic tenets taught in almost every songwriting class. Writing cinematic lyrics—lyrics that incorporate visual imagery that listeners can envision like a movie in their minds—is often thought of as one of the most effective ways to connect with audiences. Cinematic lyrics do not spell out… Read more...


Create Better Songs by Painting With Sound

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From MusicWorld, posted 3.16.18. Think of your recording the way an artist works with paint—that is, using different types of instruments, as well as effects or even mic techniques, to create contrasting shades of sound that help get the listener’s attention Read more...


BMI Congratulates BAFTA Winner Alexandre Desplat

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From News, posted 2.20.18. The Shape of Water composer Alexandre Desplat won the prestigious BAFTA for his music to the popular film over the weekend. The British Academy Film and TV Award is yet another trophy for Desplat, who took home the 2018 Golden Globe and is also nominated for this year’s Oscar for Best… Read more...


BMI Bulletin Board: February

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From MusicWorld, posted 2.15.18. Workshops, conference, contest and festival opportunities for songwriters and composers. Read more...


BMI Names Randall McMillan Vice President, Business Affairs, Creative & Licensing

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From News, posted 1.09.18. BMI is pleased to announce that Randall McMillan has been named to the newly created position of Vice President, Business Affairs, Creative & Licensing, effective immediately. Reporting to Mike Steinberg, Executive Vice President, Creative & Licensing, McMillan will be based in BMI’s New York office. In his role, McMillan will lead… Read more...


BMI Bulletin Board: January

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From MusicWorld, posted 1.09.18. Workshops, conference, contest and festival opportunities for songwriters and composers. Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2018 Golden Globe Nominees

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From News, posted 12.11.17. The 75th annual Golden Globe nominations are in and BMI composers and songwriters are poised to win big in the two music categories. The prestigious star-studded ceremony will be held at the International Ballroom of the Beverly Hilton on January 7 and will air live on NBC at 5 P.M. PT/8… Read more...


BMI Announces Key Promotions Within Creative Team

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From News, posted 11.01.17. Barbara Cane, Samantha Cox, Tracie Verlinde, Mason Hunter and Wardell Malloy All Elevated to New Roles Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2017 Dove Award Nominees

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From News, posted 10.13.17. The GMA Dove Awards has honored several BMI songwriters and composers with nominations for their outstanding achievements and excellence in Christian Music. The 48th annual ceremony for the prestigious accolades will be held October 17 at Lipscomb University’s Allen Arena in Nashville. Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) will exclusively air the awards… Read more...


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