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Sunday, April 22, 2007

CONVERSATions-compilation CD


“CONVERSAtions” Compilation CD

Summer 2007 WORLD MUSIC Issue

dialogue a journal for cultural literacy is working on organizing our first compilation CD that will be primarily focused on world music. Titled “CONVERSAtions” this compilation will feature all genres of music by at least fifteen [15] artistes/musicians/groups.

The cost of producing the CDs will be borne by dialogue and the finished CDs will be distributed free of charge in response to email requests to the Publisher from readers of the Summer Issue of dialogue in August 2007. These finished CDs will reach a wide audience or readers across the planet.

dialogue will take care of designing all artwork, mastering of the compilation, printing of the inserts, and pressing of the discs, This CD compilation will be limited to no more than five hundred copies and will only be distributed until December 2007. Additional information will be published on each artiste/musician/ band within the Summer Issue of the journal-including band name, promotional photography, song title, band website, release information, and copyright info.

If you the musician/artist or band has a recording contract of any kind, please make sure that your participation in this compilation is permitted by your contract. All Musicians/artistes or Bands featured on the compilation will retain all rights to their music. dialogue will not have bands sign contracts in order to be a part of the compilation. If any band would be interested in entering into a written agreement, we are willing to sign one. No royalties of any kind will be paid for featuring your music. By being a part of this compilation, you are issuing dialogue permission to feature your music on one pressing of this collection equal to about 500 CDs (+/- 10% overrun). If any additional pressings are desired, all the artistes/musicians or bands involved must approve it.

This release will be only be distributed in response to email requests from readers of dialogue. Musicians/artistes or Bands are encouraged to submit their best available song and/or to contribute previously unreleased material making the compilation more appealing to your fans. We recommend that which ever song you choose to submit not be downloadable for free from your various websites, in order to encourage fans to purchase the CD. In order to fit at least 15 bands/musicians/artistes on the disc, the time limit for each song is 5 minutes.

If you or band are interested in being considered for the compilation, please send mp3 submissions to rakabooks@gmail.com Mp3's must be at least five[5] minutes long or less When submitting your mp3 please be sure to indicate your band name, the song title, promotional image [jpeg format B&W or colour acceptable] website, release information, copyright info, release info, your name, shipping address, and sponsoring business name and website (if applicable). Once your song is accepted for the compilation, you will be notified and entitled to a complimentary copy of the journal and CD.

RAKA BOOKS & dialogue looks forward to hearing from you.

Submissions deadline is 31st May 2007

Roi Ankhkara Kwabena

Editor Publisher




Editor: Roi Kwabena


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