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Slavic Livins and FMG featured in Illinois Entertainer

October’s issue of Illinois Entertainer (IE) features a background story on Slavic Livins and his body of work including his time spent at Fragile Music Group (Fragilemusicgroup.com) . The story comes out just as Avant’s album “The VIII” drops, which Livins engineered. Livins also wrote and produced one of the tracks on the album “I’m […]

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What is Fair use??

Just about every person, brand, and organization in existence has some sort of presence online, whether it’s a blog, a Facebook page, or a Twitter feed. As such, we’re all participating in the creation and sharing of news.   Copyright Disclaimer Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for “fair use” […]

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The five worst compression mistakes you can ever make

Compression is a pretty powerful tool. Used well, it can transparently keep your track’s dynamics under control, or creatively manipulate a sound to give it more vibe or punch. Used incorrectly, however, and it can mash up your sound and leave you scratching your head. Most compressors have at least four or five controls (some […]

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FMG Artist Highlights: Alanas Chosnau

Highlights: Fragile Music Group has been involved in songwriting and production with Alanas Chosnau for many years. Their previous collaborations yielded a 2005 award for the singer when he won the Male Performer of the Year Award in Europe-Lithuania

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10 Truths About the Modern Music Business

Although going it on your own was all the rage in 2010, reality has shown that the majority of artists still need a team around them to reach any substantial level of awareness, sales, and revenue. However, this team doesn’t necessarily need to resemble the traditional record label department structure. For many artists, surrounding themselves […]

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