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A Music Industry Success Story - Billy Amendola On The Importance Of Being Grateful

A Music Industry Success Story – Billy Amendola On The Importance Of Being Grateful

Billy Amendola is not only the editor at large of Modern Drummer Magazine, but he is also a musician himself. He is a well-known studio musician and as a member of the 70's disco band Mantus, achieved worldwide success. The band charted three Top-10 dance singles and toured the U.S., Canada, and Europe.   ...
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Music Supervisors On The Importance Of Never Giving Up In The Music Industry

Music Supervisors On The Importance Of Never Giving Up In The Music Industry

Insight From The Guild of Music Supervisors NYC Event On Why Resilience Is So Important In The Business Of Music. By Michael Nova. Several weeks ago,  the Guild of Music Supervisors held the first annual education event in NYC, and we were able to interview Board member Ed Gerrard, along with a host of panelists ...
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Mark Green’s Story Of Resilience And Lessons Learned from a Lifetime of Military Service

Here's a story recently submitted to us from Mark Green. Mark has quite a story of overcoming difficult circumstances to triumph. If you've ever wondered why misfortunes seem to happen in bunches, Mark's story will fill you with hope, becoming a champion taekwondo athlete on the first team to be officially recognized by the military, ...
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Sheena Metal Rise Up Eight

How To Succeed In Entertainment By Staying Positive and Never Giving Up With Sheena Metal

Sheena Metal, is a multi–faceted entertainment guru. She's a talk-show host, actress, musician, syndicated columnist, and internet personality and hosts the radio shows, "The Sheena Metal Experience" on LATalkRadio.com,"Haunted Playground" and Music Highway Radio which airs worldwide. CLICK PLAY To hear the featured musical soundtrack to this interview by X: THC. Sheena also ...
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Overcoming Obstacles In Life

Overcoming Obstacles In Life – From Foster Child To Teen Mom Drug Addict To Grad Student

Jessica Rodriguez went through an abusive childhood, drug addiction, teen pregnancy and more to now dedicating her life to helping others. We've often thought that the best people to help others are those that have been through difficult times in their lives because they understand what it takes to turn a life around. Jessica is ...
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Neil McCormick, Author Of The Bestselling Book and Film, "Killing Bono" On Turning The Perception Of Failure Into Success

Neil McCormick, Author Of The Bestselling Book and Film, “Killing Bono” On Turning The Perception Of Failure Into Success

In this episode #10 of Rise Up Radio, Michael Nova interviews Neil McCormick, who is a British music journalist. Neil is chief pop and rock music critic for the UK's Telegraph newspaper and website. In addition to being an established journalist, Neil is known as a music industry expert and interviews musicians on his own ...
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