Coast Songwriters Association - www.westcoastsongwriters.org
West Coast Songwriters Association, formerly Northern California Songwriters,
is the largest songwriting association West of Nashville supporting
industry events for publishers, writers, and music business needs. Located
in the San Francisco area under longtime manager Ian Crombie, WCS promotes
and provides the networking and integration for writer talent and music
Academy - www.grammy.com
The Recording Academy, or National Academy of Recording
Arts and Sciences is the definitive international organization dedicated
to the preservation of music education, the recording arts and industry,
health and welfare for members, and archiving and preservation of recorded
historical audio. Host of the Internationally acclaimed Grammies, the
Recording Academy is the largest non profit association for the musical
& industry community. The Academy also is home to Music Cares, The
Grammy Foundation, Grammy in the Schools, Latin Academy of Recording
Arts & Sciences, & The Producer and Engineers Wing.
Engineering Society - www.aes.org
AES , or Audio Engineering Society is the worlds largest
organization dedicated to the promotion, and preservation of the audio
arts, and education. Headquartered in New York City, AES spans the globe
from Europe Asia, Australia, South America, and North America. AES sponsors
both professional and student chapters throughout the world, supporting
& promoting the world of audio . AES is the host for the AES international
conventions, and the AES Tech Awards.
Lawyers for the Arts - www.calawyersforthearts.org
Sacramento contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
California Lawyers for the Arts becomes the site for
artist referral, education, and material reference for all individuals
in the artistic fields. With branches throughout California, and headquartered
in San Francisco, CLA represents important communication and networking
for working artists and the legal community. All students, working artists
in all areas, and legal industry are invited to join this all important
(American Society Composers, Authors, Publishers)
ASCAP is Americas oldest society for performing rights issues and collections
for all composers, publishers, and authors of creative works. Not only
does ASCAP collect performing rights income, but ASCAP becomes the leader
in preserving rights of creative works and creators, educating all members
in issues and opportunities for creative development, an extensive member
packet, and issues scholarships and awards in programs and events for
all members to apply.
Bro. - www.shure.com
definitive manufacturer of microphones and product accessories, Shure
is the world's largest maker of microphones and product accessories.
From corporate and business use, to world stage and studio applications
Shure leads the way in audio excellence and support
for users worldwide. From the world wide standard of the SM57 model
to the KSM studio series and wireless microphones,
Shure supplies the sound heard across the globe.
End Loudspeakers - www.bagend.com
Bag End Loudspeakers celebrates its 20+ years in the
audio industry with a line of professional high end speaker systems
for studio, sound reinforcement, and musical instrument use for all
musicians, studios, and sound reinforcement system professionals. The
Bag End Time Align and ELF patents define balanced, musical and critical
definitions for the highest demand of audio reproduction.
Electronic - www.tcelectronic.com
The TC Electronic line has grown to be one of the most
highly respected and sought after products in the music industry. Home
of the award winning TC 6000 reverb processor to the standard 2290 guitar
studio chorus, TC Electronic becomes the leader in all phases of audio
effects to audio processing. The TC Electronic product line becomes
indispensable in all areas from recording, concert sound, music instrument
setups, and software applications for computers.
Workshop - www.dwdrums.com
Workshop or known simply as DW, has become America's choice for critical
drum sets and hardware. The DW line has grown from its initial location
in Newberry Park to its present site in Oxnard, Ca. to become the industry's
leading manufacturer of premier drum sets and drum hardware. More recording
sessions, tours, and studios demand the ultimate sound of DW drums than
any other drum set. Though, there are many choices in the percussion
world, DW has maintained their reputation as a leader and innovator
for all to follow. DW now brings the DW reputation of drum sets to an
affordable market with high quality drum sets and hardware , at costs
for all working and aspiring players. From the studio to the road, Drum
Workshop products remain a top choice for the discriminating performer.
Inc. (Sabian Cymbals) - www.sabian.com
Sabian Inc. is one of the world's top manufacturer of
cymbal product. Located in Meductic Canada, Sabian has grown from its
modest opening in the early eighties to become an innovator of all metal
cymbals and accessories. Sabian offers one of the worlds largest selection
and customization of creative musical sounding products. From gongs,
crotales, cymbal trees, hand cymbals, rides, crashes, hi hats, chinas,
splashes, and all specialty product, no stone has been left unturned
to provide the performer, listener, and studio with the ultimate in
timbre, color, and sound.
The Remo Corporation is the world's largest manufacturer
of drumheads. Founded by Remo Belli, Remo products and the word, "Remo",
invoke an indelible mark with the percussion world, its education, and
promotion. More percussionists use Remo heads and product than any other
line on the globe. The mylar plastic head first introduced by Remo Belli,
changed the percussion instrument use, application, and marketing in
the industry. Remo has now expanded into its hugely successful world
percussion line, along with its popular drumsets and marching product
accessories. From the first marketing of heads, to world percussion
and drum sets, Remo maintains it's position as a leader in percussion,drum
technology, and education.
Firth (Vic Firth Drumsticks) -
Firth is one of the most respected percussionists and educators in the
world. There is no one else that the percussion world admires and adheres
to the standards Vic Firth has promoted and risen to as a player, teacher,
author, and innovator of percussion technique and music performance.
It was no exception that Vic opened up his business of Vic Firth Sticks
and accessories. The business has now grown to become one of the leading
companies in all areas of drum sticks, mallets, and accessories for
every leading percussionist and performer in the business. The Vic Firth
line exemplifies the same level of musicianship, detail, dedication,
and perseverance that Vic has established in the performing field. Vic
Firth is all about music and education and Vic Firth sticks clearly
defines the word "leader", in to days percussion market.
Systems - www.aphex.com
Aphex Systems has been at the forefront of audio processing
for over 20 years. Located in Southern California, Aphex continues its
long standing tradition of high quality compressors, limiters, gates,
aural exciters, and digital converters to the studio and live sound
market. No studio or system is complete without Akphex product in their
racks. Models such as Compellor, Dominator, Big Bottom, and Aural Exciter,
and Expressor are standards in the industry. With new products such
as the Thermionic mic pre and digital converters, Aphex remains at the
forefront of audio processing.
Audio Technologies - www.antarestech.com
Imagination, creativity, and engineering all combine
into the unique software and hardware products of Antares Audio Technologies.
Antares burst onto the scene with the highly regarded pitch corrector
ATR 1 for software and rack mount hardware. The unit set a new standard
of engineering excellence and recording necessity for studios and live
performance. Antares has since followed with new software and hardware
product for digital consoles and recording systems.
Media - www.mil-media.com
Millennia Media has quickly established themselves as
a premier line of unsurpassed studio quality compressors, limiters,
mic pres, EQs, input sections, and direct boxes. Without a doubt, Millennia
product is one of the most sought after product for world class audio.
Almost every major mastering house and recording facility includes the
Millennia line in their rooms. To say the least, the Millennia product
line holds nothing back in creating top notch equipment for the discriminating
Compass - www.fullcompass.com
Full Compass provides the unique combination of audio product, lighting,
and video equipment for the audio and video market. With great pricing,
service, and product, Full Compass is truly a complete business for
the recording studio, music artist, lighting company, live sound , and
digital video owner.
Music Systems - www.kurzweilmusicsystems.com
The Kurzweil line of keyboards and processing remains
a fixture and standard among top composers, studios, and touring performers.
The K2600 keyboard has established itself as a "need" to have tool for
the serious professional. With its success Kurzweil has developed a
complete line of keyboards to fit any level of performance in the studio
or road. Kurzweil also enters into the surround market with their new
surround processor ensuring a complete system for the studio and composer
for today's competitive market.
Manufacturing - www.horizonmusic.com
Horizon Manufacturing is a leader of custom audio cables
and hardware. Direct Boxes, splitter boxes, combiners, and any combination
of line, mic and digital cables can be custom made, stocked. For more
information contact Karen Griffen in sales.
Pro - www.gcpro.com
GC pro is the professional division of the Guitar Center
Organization. The new department services the professional sound contractor,
studio owner, touring professional, and industry business with custom
service and sales.
pro audio - www.atlasproaudio.com
Atlas pro audio is an industry leader for high end studio
recording outboard gear, microphones, and recording equipment for the
discriminating studio engineer, producer, and owner.
Mastering - www.capitolmastering.com
Capitol Mastering has been a staple and icon of the recording industry.
Located in Hollywood, California, Capitol Mastering is the mastering
department for Capitol Recording Studios in the famous Capitol Records
building. The mastering division services all clients from label artists,
to the independent client.
Braheny - www.johnbraheny.com
John and Joann Braheny have been pioneers in the publishing and songwriting
industry. Their website is a national calender of tours, workshops,
news, and opportunities for networking and attending their many clinics
and industry events. Centered in Los Angeles, California, the Brahneny's
attend and sponsor many songwriting, publishing, and music events throughout
entertainment - www.nferecords.com
NFocus Entertainment is a multi tiered corporation headquartered in
the ever expanding region of Orange County, California. The corporation
houses NFE Records, distributed by EMI, full production facilities for
audio and video, and company office spaces. The corporation continues
expansion into the record and entertainment industry with new ventures
and artist releases. Creative Music Services is now the Northern California
contact for NFE Entertainment.
Productions - email@example.com
Productions is the brainchild of producer/director Roland K. Smith.
Located in Rocklin, California, VM2 offers a variety of services including
Preproduction, Production site selection, Post Editing, Packaging, Audio,
voiceover , and mastering to DVD or any other format. Roland brings
his broad professional background from television, film, music videos,
and documentaries to an exciting new level to Northern California and
the music and DVD industry. Mr. Smith is is also a product demo specialist
for Pinnacle Systems.
Productions - firstname.lastname@example.org
Awakening Productions is a combination recording and concert
sound production company. They are the largest concert sound system
in Northern California using custom Bag End Cabinets. Awakening Productions
provides the large festival, rave dance scene, weddings and celebrations
with the ultimate in clean clear audio fidelity, staging, lighting,
and music backline needs. Headed by well known musican/producer/owner
Joey Wisgirda Awakening Productions understands the needs of artists,
events, and musical needs to present an ultimate professional audio
system for live or recording clients.
Productions - www.coopdeville.com
Coopdeville Productions is the creation of world renown
guitarist/vocalist/producer/writer Marc Cooper. Located in the beautiful
Lake Shasta Redding, California area, Marc provides the latest in guitar
performance for studio or tours, clinics, and music production for Northern
California. Coopdeville Productions also provides a state of the art
recording facility for albums, voiceover, and musical needs. Marc is
also the author of a number of guitar method books currently available.
Check out Coopdeville Productions for custom guitar work, songwriting,
product consultation, studio booking , and educational needs.