Resource Links

Special Offers and Opportunities

  • NewSong Contest offers what no other songwriting or performance opportunity provides: more substantive and sustained career-boosting opportunities. The grand prize is fully loaded with all kinds of great prizes including a live performance at the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in New York City. Visit: www.newsong-music.com.
  • The Indie Venue Bible: 32,000 Venues, Festivals, Colleges and Booking Agents. All coded by genre. 30% discount for Oasis CD clients. Visit http://www.indievenuebible.com/oasiscd.
  • Need to fund your record? Check out Pledge Music.
  • Join HubPages: thousands of people creating a hand-built catalog of the best things on the web. P.S: HubPages also gives you a free way to build your identity and web traffic, and to painlessly raise money for charity while you’re doing it.
  • Bob Baker, author of the highly acclaimed Guerrilla Music Marketing Handbook featuring more than 201 self-promotion ideas, has a special offer for Oasis clients and friends — receive a full 25% discount on this book through this special Oasis-only link.

Radio

Online Publications

Instruments

  • Harmony Central — Resources and links related to guitar, bass, keyboards, sfx, software and more...
  • music.machines — offers images, software, schematics, and lots of tips and comments from electronic musicians all over the Internet.

Recording Studios

  • Actiondale Recording Studio — D.C. area studio specializing in production for singer-songwriters, Americana and alt-rock artists and bands.
  • Adek Production — Annapolis- based recording studio and production company, serving Maryland, DC, and Virginia.
  • Avalon Sound Studio
  • Bias Studios — Top-quality recording in Northern Virginia/ Washington D.C. metro area. Multiple Grammy nominations.
  • Crit Harmon — Boston-area producer with 20 years experience.
  • Dojo Productions — Production company and recording studio based out of Sperryville VA. Clients range from regional to international acts.
  • Dynamic Recording, Rochester, NY USA
  • Hit and Run Recording — 24 track recording studio in suburban Maryland hosted by renowned engineer & producer Steve Carr.
  • Notable Productions — 617-924-1166  Boston-located Neve/Pro Tools studio with vintage and ultra modern gear and instruments as well as a mobile multitrack rig that we have taken globally.
  • Pyramid Digital Productions — Check the new CD mastering section
  • The Basement Recording Studio — 32 Track ProTools 6.1 Home Recording Solution that focuses on local bands and their budgets. Burke, VA.

Promotion, etc.

  • BOS Music — artist-friendly indie record label & music services company
  • The Evolution Promotion — team offers comprehensive promotion strategies that lend years of experience, commitment, persistence and passion you can rely on. We invite you to call on us for a consultation to see how we may fulfill your individual needs.
  • Folk Alliance
  • folkmusic.org — Folkbook If it has to do with Folk Music and it’s on the Internet, it’s here
  • Indie Managers Association
  • InterMixx InterNetwork — A source for information, leads, tips, advice, and contacts for music industry professionals
  • Jeri Goldstein — Expert assistance with management and booking, from renowned agent/author
  • Musician’s Guide To Touring and Promotion — Book gigs across the U.S. and Canada, find a manager, attorney or agent, send your music to a record label and more
  • Missile Productions — Represents more than 125 bands in DC/MD/VA/DE/PA, performing Blues, Cajun & Zydeco, Classical, Jazz, R&B, Rock & Roll and Swing
  • Space 380 Music Promotion
  • Songsalive! — is a non-profit organization dedicated to the nurturing, support and promotion of songwriters and composers worldwide. Run by songwriters for songwriters. Members receive an abundance of opportunities to perform, be heard, be supported, and be promoted.
  • Songstuff — information and services on a broad range of music topics including creative, technical and business issues: articles, reference material, artists’ music pages, news, forums, a music glossary, and many categorized music related links.

Mastering Facilities

Graphic Artists

  • DesignWorks by Oasis — Oasis Disc Manufacturing’s in house design team
  • Alan Dubinsky — Illustrator and Graphic Designer in the San Francisco Bay Area
  • Alixandra Mullins — Album cover artwork, graphic design and photography for musicians
  • BlindSpot Studio LLC Custom Graphic Arts — CD covers and all other promotional artwork, high quality & fast turn around — We Make You Look As Good As You Are!
  • David Heidelberger — Highly-experienced CD graphic designer in the Los Angeles area
  • Design for Communication — Over 25 years serving the music community with design, photography, and digital art
  • Dragonfly Design Inc. — CD Design, Logos, Posters, Web-sites, Plus More all over the USA
  • FLOOD Design — a graphic design studio in Baltimore with nearly 20 years’ experience creating regional and national award-winning design.
  • Hank Rueter — Design services including print, web, photographic, multimedia and flash development (Virginia)
  • Hatchback — a small, young design studio based in Metro Detroit offering multiple design services focused on very high quality (yet affordable) design.
  • Infinity Graphics — Award-winning cover designs, plus a very cool Internet guide to the graphics process (VA/USA)
  • Jim Koch — Experienced alternative design in Eastern Washington
  • Joanne Capella — Graphic Designer and Illustrator located in Central New York State.
  • John David Coppola Promotions — Photography, Web, & Graphic Design (Washington, DC area)
  • LaMay Graphic Design
  • Iatesta Design — Carmel, CA
  • Lawrence Marie, Inc — a full-service graphic design agency (Arlington, VA)
  • Lisa Furman Art & Design — CD packages, promotional, print and website designs, as well as photography (southern CT and NYC)
  • The Mad Hand Arts, Graphics & Design, NY — cd cover design * art for music * fine arts
  • Mike Diehl — Many major label credits; examples on his site
  • Patti Witten/ sway2this — One of the sharpest tools in in the indie toolbox" (Puremusic.com) — central and upstate NY, and nationwide
  • ProgArt Media — CD artwork, logotypes and web design by well known Swedish artist Mattias Norén
  • Willy Magee Studio — Highly-experienced graphic design in Santa Fe
  • YAY! Design — Wow. We really dig your new cd! We’d LOVE to design the packaging. Seriously.

Photographers

  • Ron Holtz — Photographer with extensive CD-cover experience (Washington, DC area)

Miscellaneous