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CONGRATS WWAHM WINNERS!
February 29, 2012

CONGRATS WWAHM WINNERS! Wine Country Here We Come!

CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL OUR WINNERS IN THE 2012-1 WWAHM CONTEST and THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO ENTERED!

POP - Jody Mulgrew
COUNTRY - Jeff Zacharski and Olivia Rudeen
FILM/TV - Stephanie Mabey

SEE ALL THE DETAILS AND THE RUNNERS-UP HERE:

Wine Country Here We Come!

All roads lead to Santa Ynez today! We are on our way! Early arrivers don't forget we have a Meet and Greet TONIGHT 2/29 at Brewhouse in Santa Barbara 6-10pm. Music, merriment and MORE!

Staying through Sunday March 4th? JOIN US SUNDAY EVENING at SOhO in Santa Barbara featuring Danny Myrick and Alice Peacock. Stick around if you can!

IMPORTANT: The Santa Ynez Marriott where we hold the Expo is SOLD OUT. But the EXPO IS NOT SOLD OUT.

See Saturday Night Performing Songwriters at SB EXPO 2012!

Special Offer From Erickson Sound Labs!

Just down the street from the Marriott we are fortunate to have a fantastic recording studio, Erickson Sound Labs owned and operated by Bear Erickson! Bear has made a terrific offer to Expo-ites. TAKE ADVANTAGE OF IT...SCHEDULE SOME TIME WITH BEAR!  
 
 
 

"My studio will be open Friday and Saturday from 10am-10pm the weekend of the Expo (March 2-3). I will be engineering and doing free quick mixes of peoples tracks for them to take away on a CD...I will have a 1926 Steinway L miked up and an acoustic guitar mic setup, as well as a great tube Vocal mic. Anyone with an Expo badge or proof can come and lay down 1 free song to take home!" —Bear Erickson

ABOUT ESL: Nestled in the heart of Santa Barbara’s wine country, Erickson Sound Labs is the central coast of California’s premier recording studio for artists and musicians.

Capturing and creating audio through analog and digital techniques, Erickson Sound Labs is able to help shape sound for any media format: radio, high-fidelity home sound systems, television, and film.

Bear Erickson has shared the stage and studio with David Crosby, Toni Childs, Jim Pugh and many more.

CONTACT:
Erickson Sound Labs
100 Los Padres Way #6
Buellton, CA 93427

Bear Erickson
voyage@ericksonsoundlabs.com

Welcome Back Rich Goldman!

From the DSE: Rich Goldman will be attending the 2012 Expo and will be sitting in on the Film/TV panel. Rich has been with us a number of times and his companies have found many songs through the Expo that they have been able to place. Rich is the person who ultimate decides the winner of the Write With A Hit-Maker Film/TV category that will be ending Feb. 17th 2012. It's a good way to catch his ear but you'll find Rich most amiable in person as well! Thanks Rich!

Rich Goldman is founder and President of RipTide Music, a leading music Synchronization/ publishing company in Los Angeles. RipTide has solid success in licensing for television, movie trailers, films, video games and advertising. He is also President of Pacifica Music, a modern genre production music library.

Read more about Rich Goldman.

It's just getting better and better! Amy Dalley is back with a new record! And appearing for the first time is the wonderful Alice Peacock! Rumour has it both gals may show up for our Durango Nite in Nashville this Wednesday the 17th at That's Cool! JOIN US!

Nashville-based country singer/songwriter Amy Dalley is set to release her new album, Coming Out Of The Pain, via Rock Ridge Music on March 27, 2012. Coming Out Of The Pain is Dalley’s second full-length and combines classic pop-country with the edge of heartland rock, as well as Dalley’s intimate lyrics and dulcet vocals. The album was produced by Dalley and husband/engineer/writing partner Jack Sizemore (also a member of Jason Aldean’s band), along with New Voice Entertainment.

Read More about Amy Dalley.

Nashville based singer/songwriter and recording artist Alice Peacock has released five albums as a major label and independent artist. Her eponymously titled album Alice Peacock featured the hit “Bliss”, a duet with John Mayer and her most recent CD, Myrick/Peacock is a duo project with long time collaborator Danny Myrick. Many of Peacock’s songs have appeared in TV shows including Because of Winn Dixie, Men In Trees, The Ghost Whisperer, Pepper Dennis, What I Like About You, Dawson’s Creek and Smallville; feature films Because of Winn Dixie and Win A Date With Tad Hamilton and TV commercials such as Hershey’s product launch of Bliss chocolate.

Read More about Alice Peacock.

EXPO SB 2012 IS MARCH NOW!. Have you registered? There's still time! Call Jim Attebery today at 970-946-9521!

Special Offer From Larry Beaird!

The Expo is thrilled to have Nashville recording/producing stalwart Larry Beaird back conducting his 9:00AM Saturday (March 3rd) "Arranging the Hit" class!

IMPORTANT: Please read this note about Larry's "Arranging The Hit" special offer!

While great songwriters focus on lyrics and melodies, professional arranger and producer Larry Beaird thinks about intros, tempos, solos, grooves, unique chord progressions, modulations, dynamics and musical hooks that will make those lyrics and melodies sound like hits. Twenty years of experience have taught Beaird the value of great arrangements, and how successful songwriters benefit from that value every day. In his workshop, you’ll have the opportunity to observe how techniques of skilled arrangers can be used to enhance the sound of your songs. Writers can submit songs in advance, which may be possibly included in the class discussion. Please send mp3s to larry@beairdmusicgroup.com.



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