March/ April 2017 Contents

Blue Rodeo
Making the Music Industry Work for Them
By Andrew King

"Having dropped their 15th studio album in late 2016, Blue Rodeo have adapted to every shift in the music industry throughout their nearly 30-year career. Easier said than done?

Scratch That
A Turntable Roundtable with Top-Tier DJs
By Andrew King

Musicians are always in search of the perfect place to play - one that nurtures artists and the scene around them. Thankfully, these types of venues still exist.

Developing Your Own Style
Advice from the Masters in Our 2017 Bass Special
By Jason Raso

In recent years, bassist Jason Raso has interviewed dozens of his contemporaries on developing their own sound & style. Here’s what a few heavyweights had to say… .

Catapult Your Career
Capitalizing on Education Opportunities at Music Conferences & Festivals
By Samantha Everts

We speak with leading experts on music conferences to help make the most of the educational opportunities at the next one you attend.

Road Test

Hands-on with Art & Lutherie’s Roadhouse acoustic, the NX Virtual Mix Room and Tracker from Waves, and Keyscape, a new virtual instrument from Spectrasonics.

Indie Insider

Gender equality in the music industry


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Guitar - Joey Landreth
Keyboards - Max Keenlyside
Bass - Jason Smith
Percussion - Stephane Chamberland
Woodwinds - Moulettes
Brass - Paul Baron
Digital Music - DJ Killa Jewel
Vocals - Phatt Al
Writing - Andrea Ramolo
Recording - Dajaun Martineau
Live Sound - Drew Robertson
Business - Mark Schroor

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