November 2016 Newsletter
by admin, 11/28/16 08:55:31
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Indie Music Works News

IMW Halloween Bash!

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IMW's annual Halloween Bash, on October 28th, was scary good! A small but enthusiastic coven of witches and warlocks joined us in the chat room, as Floridamusic mixed up a hot cauldron of spooky songs and terrifying tracks. Haunted by both new creations and moldy oldies, hair was raised and skin was crawling.

A big thank you to all who joined us in chat, and listened on IMW streaming radio. We hope everyone had a great time! Be sure to stop by the IMW Halloween Page to check out all the creepy creations that our members have contributed over the years... if you dare!

The Holidays Are Upon Us

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The year has flown by quickly, and the holiday season is upon us once again. As always, Indie Music Works is looking for new songs to add to our growing list of music celebrating the holiday season. Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, solstice, or perhaps you just enjoy the winter season, we'd love to hear it expressed in music!

As we do every year, all new holiday music submissions will be added to the IMW Holiday Page, and will be included in the playlist for DJ Floridamusic's holiday show, on IMW Radio. It can be an original song or music in the public domain. Be sure to secure a license, if you record copyrighted music, so we can include that information when we post the song. Click on over to the IMW Holiday Page, and check out all the great creations from previous years.

IMW Streaming Radio

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IMW Radio is broadcasting 24/7, presenting music from IMW artists. Here's a quick link to IMW Radio, to add to your favorites. And, of course it is easily accessed by clicking the IMW Radio tab on the home page. In order to listen to the radio programs, download the free IMW Radio app. for your smart device. Go to your app store and search for "IMW Radio", download the free app and you're all set! It's as easy as that. Now you can listen when you want to!

The app will work for all Apple and Android devices so hurry and download today and start listening!

Live Radio

DJ Floridamusic brings his live radio show to you every Friday night at 8:00 PM EST; bringing you some of the best Indie music on the planet.

DJ Floridamusic

If you haven't had a chance to catch one of the live shows you really should check it out! And come join other IMW artists and listeners in the chat room during the radio shows! A great way to meet some of the other folks on the site.

Sights, As Well As Sounds

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Of course Indie Music Works provide an eclectic collection of ear candy, but why neglect the eyes? There are hundreds of uploaded videos and YouTube videos to enjoy as well, here at IMW. Just click 'Videos' at the top of the home page, grab your popcorn, and settle back for some multimedia entertainment. Of course, you can access videos on the individual artist pages as well.

There's a great selection of live performances and creative art to be viewed, so explore and enjoy!

Writers Wanted

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Have you have the knack for writing stories or articles about music? Then we would like to hear from you!

We are always looking for articles and stories from our artists and listeners, to include in our monthly newsletter. Almost anything music related is good - articles on recording technique, musical instruments, songwriting, personal experiences, music business advice, you name it. If it is something that you believe would be of interest to the artists and listeners here at IMW, then send in your article or story to imwnews@indiemusicworks.com.

And a special note to our listeners - we are also looking for artist reviews. Is there an artist at IMW that is a favorite of yours? Write a review of the artist's music, telling us what you like about it - the songwriting, the instrumental virtuosity, the great voice. Let us know what moves you! We'd love to put it in the newsletter.

Thanks for the Donations!

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Indie Music Works would like to send out a big 'Thank you' to our members who have recently donated to the site! As a non-commercial site, it's donations from our members that keep the music playing.

Ricky, KOR

Welcome New Members

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We would like to welcome our newest members to Indie Music Works. We're glad to have you on board. Enjoy the site!

Artists - Krystos, fromgalaxy, Rufus, Dakoom, Winnterzkross, porcelainbeats, TheEVTBand, B-Rand Kilo, inmanpareli, JANEWAY, 21 Degreez, JGBeats, skutedizzle, Burning Aries

Listeners - BlaqSkilz, nluick

How Can I Help IMW?

There are many ways for members to contribute to the continued success of Indie Music Works.

Financial contributions - Membership is always free at IMW, but donations to the site in any amount are always appreciated. We're a non-commercial site. We don't clutter our pages with advertising. Therefore, donations from our members who can afford to do so, are what pays the bills. See the "Donate" buttons throughout the site to use PayPal. You can make a single donation, or to set up a recurring, monthly donation. You can also donate by sending a check to;

Indiemusicworks
P.O. Box 320573
Tampa, Florida 33679-2573

Be sure to use the zip+4

Article writing - Have a knack for writing? We're always looking for articles about various aspects of music and the music biz, for the newsletter. Check out some of the back issues (posted on the home page) to see what we mean. Contact any of the admins with your ideas.

CD donations - Have you recorded a CD of your original music? Consider donating a few to the site, to be used as prizes on our live radio contests. It's a great way to get a little promotion for you and your music, on IMW radio. Just send them to the same address shown above. Be sure to let us know, so we watch for them, and let you know when they arrive.

Create a radio promo - Record a radio spot for IMW Radio; a simple "Hi, this is... and you're listening to...", or something more creative. It can be a general promo, or specific to one of the DJs. If you are a listener, we can provide background music. Contact one of the administrators for details.

Getting involved - Attending radio shows in the chat room, posting comments on artist pages, and engaging with other members on the site help IMW remain a vibrant and entertaining community for all of us.

Listener Comments - We want our listeners to let us know what they like. Just send a few sentences, telling us why you enjoy a particular artist or song, to news@indiemusicworks.com. We will post them in the next newsletter

Tell your friends - If you're enjoying Indie Music Works, tell your friends. They'll be glad you did. Subscribing to this newsletter is one way to introduce them to IMW. They can sign up to receive it HERE. We don't advertise, so word of mouth is what feeds our success!

Thanks... and enjoy the site!
~ The IMW Team ~

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