Behind The Curtains Media

Behind The Curtains Media Behind the Curtains Media is a NYC based firm that offers both a full-serving recording studio and music/entertainment publicity services. It's owned by engineer Michael Abiuso (Kiss Kiss, The Gay Blades, The Venetia Fair).
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***RECORDING *** Our facility is a fully equipped professional HD studio running Pro Tools 12, Logic and Reason. With a ton of instruments (guitars, basses, drums, violin, cello, trumpets, clarinet, trombone), outboard gear, plugins (Waves Mercury, UAD powered plug-ins, Sound Toys), and a mics (U87, Royar 121, matched AT 4050 etc.) the studio can handle projects of all sizes and genres. Producer, Michael Abiuso has a degree in music education and can perform most instruments for artists upon request. His minors are performance on guitar, composition and audio engineering. He has toured for 10+ years between his bands Kiss Kiss (guitar/vocals) on Eyeball Records, The Gay Blades (keyboards/vocals) on Triple Crown Records and The Venetia Fair (guitar/bass/vocals) on Red Blue Records. Please view our website for most up to date studio details, gear list, and prices. ***PUBLICITY*** Our services help musicians, artists, and entertainment companies of all levels achieve the attention they deserve. We maximize artists’ reach in the music world while hand-picking outlets and tailoring campaigns to fit their needs and budgets. We have strong connections with many mainstream outlets through business and personal relationships. Our team comes from a variety of backgrounds, blending traditional and innovative methods to create successful campaigns that build credibility, buzz and attention. Learn more on our website: behindthecurtainsmedia.com Twitter: @BTCMteam Instagram: @BehindTheCurtainsMedia

Nafsica's new single "Lately" blends luscious harmonies, reflecting on finding love.
02/18/2020
Fall in love with Nafsica's pop single "Lately" - New Music Weekly

Nafsica's new single "Lately" blends luscious harmonies, reflecting on finding love.

New Music Weekly is the music industry leading trade publication servicing the radio industry. Focusing on both major and indpendent music at radio, New Music Weekly provide the music and radio industry with 24/7 radio airplay tracking and chart data via SpinsTrackingSystem (STS).

Dalton Deschain & the Traveling Show's Character Trilogy - concluded with this fall's release of 'Casey' - gets picked a...
02/17/2020
Now Hear This: Best Albums of 2019 - Morbidly Beautiful

Dalton Deschain & the Traveling Show's Character Trilogy - concluded with this fall's release of 'Casey' - gets picked as Morbidly Beautiful's "Best Completion of a Trilogy" for 2019!

After a long year, take a trip through Morbidly Beautiful’s best music of 2019. From punk to jazz and everything in between.

02/14/2020
Nafsica

Just in time for #ValentinesDay ❤️ - excited to be promoting Nafsica's new single "Lately", out today!

OUT NOW! Listen to “Lately” on @spotify and all platforms!! So happy it’s finally out for the world to hear! A very simple acoustic record about realizing you’re falling in love. Send it to someone you can’t stop thinking about (lately)...it Is Valentine’s Day after all... ♥️♥️♥️ ➕
Thank you @alvinanthonymusic & @christinekernmusic for letting me tell this story through music🎙

Marketing your music can be overwhelming. We loved this 6-step strategy guide from Promo.ly via Indie on the Move - good...
02/06/2020

Marketing your music can be overwhelming. We loved this 6-step strategy guide from Promo.ly via Indie on the Move - good tips for all artists!

6 Marketing Strategies Which Are Helpful for Music Promotion via Promo.ly: http://ow.ly/ZdOB50yceAN #musicbiz #promotion #marketing #socialmedia #gigging #beconsistent #data #newsletters

01/30/2020
Hear and Now with Rachel C.

Tonight at 7pm ET, tune in to Hear and Now with Rachel C. on Radio Free Brooklyn as she chats with Ava Heatley! https://radiofreebrooklyn.com/

This week on Hear and Now: Ava Heatley joins Rachel C. in the studio for an interview and live performance! You can pregame by checking out the video for her song, "Sh*tty Tattoo", here:

01/29/2020
Steve Ray Ladson

Excited to be working with soul/pop/R&B artist Steve Ray Ladson - get a teaser of his upcoming single "Do You Know" below. 🔥🔥🔥

New music coming soon!!! STAY TUNED!!! #workin #single #newmusic #independentartist “Do You Know” #steverayladson

This is so cool! Brooklyn Public Library's Central branch houses a recording studio - who knew? Via Brooklyn Eagle.
01/28/2020
Looking for the next top musician? Check the library.

This is so cool! Brooklyn Public Library's Central branch houses a recording studio - who knew? Via Brooklyn Eagle.

New York City-based band All My Friends Are Stars was performing in the subway not too long ago. Strapped for cash, they had to record their songs in the bathroom. Now the group is touring the world, has recorded its first album and created its own music festival in Sweden. The four-person band, mad...

Thanks Starry Constellation Magazine for chatting with Ryan Brahms on his holiday covers & original single "Christmas Mo...
01/27/2020
Ryan Brahms – Christmas Morning

Thanks Starry Constellation Magazine for chatting with Ryan Brahms on his holiday covers & original single "Christmas Morning"!

By: Jamie Steinberg     Q) How would you describe your sound? A) I make pop soul music. I’m always pushing the envelope of modern sound design and recording techniques while remaining tru…

#FridayReads we pulled together some achievable #musicvideo examples, to inspire your first shoot!
01/24/2020
Planning a Music Video - Behind the Curtains Media

#FridayReads we pulled together some achievable #musicvideo examples, to inspire your first shoot!

Planning your first music video is exciting – but also can become overwhelming. From brainstorming and selecting a concept, hiring a videographer to bring it to life, and managing your budget, it can quickly turn from fun to frustrating if you’re not prepared. At the end of the day, the …

Ava Heatley's "Party" is featured on The Deli Magazine's homepage, as a featured artist - click to vote for her as best ...
01/24/2020
Ava Heatley

Ava Heatley's "Party" is featured on The Deli Magazine's homepage, as a featured artist - click to vote for her as best of the week! (top right)

Very excited to have been nominated as The Deli Magazine 's artist of the month!! Please take a second, check out their website and right there on the homepage you can vote for meeee !!

http://nyc.thedelimagazine.com/

The Ninth dive into the emotions behind each track of their narrative, concept album 'Olympic Dream/Nightmare', with an ...
01/23/2020
Track By Track: The Ninth Breaks Down New Concept Album Olympic Dream/Nightmare - Musical Notes Global

The Ninth dive into the emotions behind each track of their narrative, concept album 'Olympic Dream/Nightmare', with an exclusive track by track on Musical Notes Global!

Ready to rewind 25 years? NYC band The Ninth takes us back to 1984 and one of the most controversial moments in figure skating history with their brand new album Olympic Dream/Nightmare . Check out their thoughts here.

Looking to release new music this winter? We've got some open publicity slots - we'd love to hear your music! hanna@behi...
01/22/2020

Looking to release new music this winter? We've got some open publicity slots - we'd love to hear your music! [email protected]

"The sixteen-year-old joins the list of young, independent, female artists we love to watch rise up from writing lyrics ...
01/15/2020
Indie Band GuruHopelessly In Love With Emmrose - Indie Band Guru

"The sixteen-year-old joins the list of young, independent, female artists we love to watch rise up from writing lyrics in her bedroom to raising cheers from the stage." Indie Band Guru shares their thoughts on Emmrose!

Emmrose, released her latest single, “Hopeless Romantics,” as 2019 came to a close. The sixteen-year-old joins the list of young, independent, female artis

Can’t wait to share Emily Keefe’s new tracks!
01/14/2020

Can’t wait to share Emily Keefe’s new tracks!

New year new music!
Great day in the studio with Behind The Curtains Media. Working on a really different sound, can’t wait to share with you all💞

Tune in to Radio Free Brooklyn tonight at 7pm for Hear and Now with Rachel C. - The Ninth will be chatting about their l...
01/02/2020

Tune in to Radio Free Brooklyn tonight at 7pm for Hear and Now with Rachel C. - The Ninth will be chatting about their latest album, and performing some tunes!

Tonight on Hear and Now: members of the funk/rock group The Ninth join Rachel C. in studio to discuss their recent project, “Olympic Dream/Nightmare “, a concept album inspired by the 1994 Kerrigan-Harding skating scandal. They’ll be playing tracks from the album, along with additional music, live in studio from 7-8PM Eastern. Only on Radio Free Brooklyn!

Thanks Jake for including Charlie Sub & Sound Dogs 'The Bronx Is Burning' on his top 10 alternative rock releases of 201...
01/02/2020
Top 10 Alternative Rock Picks of 2019

Thanks Jake for including Charlie Sub & Sound Dogs 'The Bronx Is Burning' on his top 10 alternative rock releases of 2019!

2019 is coming to a close. At the same time, the cap is also put on an understatedly difficult decade for rock — full of fluctuations, tribulations, but above all, an undeterred dedication. When I …

Big thanks to @curtmanganstrings for the studio endorsement, we use these #strings on a daily basis & absolutely love th...
12/05/2019

Big thanks to @curtmanganstrings for the studio endorsement, we use these #strings on a daily basis & absolutely love them! @lobo.camilo is suiting up to get #HEAVY on #bass today! ❤️

Much love & thanks to Two Story Melody for including us in their list of the 10 best indie music promotion services!
12/04/2019
The 10 Best Indie Music Promotion Services That Are Worth It | Two Story Melody

Much love & thanks to Two Story Melody for including us in their list of the 10 best indie music promotion services!

TL;DR: These are, in our experience, the 10 best indie music promotion services: Omari’s Organic Promotion Playlist Push Starlight PR Planetary Group Artist Sounds Independent Music Promotions Pressed PR Behind…

Imperfect Fifth rounds up some of the best new releases from November - including Emmrose's "Hopeless Romantics"!
12/02/2019
november rain | best new music releases of november 2019

Imperfect Fifth rounds up some of the best new releases from November - including Emmrose's "Hopeless Romantics"!

November has been gorgeous, transitional, and… rainy. The new music being created, recorded, and released has run the gamut in emotional content, and has kept us in our feels. We’ve beg…

Time for #BlackFriday! We're offering $50 off full-day studio bundles! And 15% off single & music video campaigns in Dec...
11/27/2019
Behind The Curtains Media

Time for #BlackFriday! We're offering $50 off full-day studio bundles! And 15% off single & music video campaigns in Dec or Jan! View details:

Alt Revue
11/26/2019
Alt Revue

Alt Revue

We had the opportunity to chat with up-and-coming alt artist Ava Heatley! She just dropped a single last month you need to check out! But first check out what she had to say with us!

#AvaHeatley #alt #music #interview #artist #musician #single #newmusic #musicforyou #alternative #AltRevue

Winter blues? Enter to win a $100 gift card from Wendigo Tea Co.! Owned by Sky White, it's a favorite of ours!
11/25/2019
Famadillo.com

Winter blues? Enter to win a $100 gift card from Wendigo Tea Co.! Owned by Sky White, it's a favorite of ours!

Win a $100 Gift Card from Wendigo Tea Co.

BroadwayWorld shares The Ninth's new album 'Olympic Dream/Nightmare'! Funky, fun, and incredibly unique, it's worth a li...
11/22/2019
The Ninth Share Theatrical Concept Album OLYMPIC DREAM/NIGHTMARE

BroadwayWorld shares The Ninth's new album 'Olympic Dream/Nightmare'! Funky, fun, and incredibly unique, it's worth a listen!

New funk/rock outfit The Ninth recently shared their album Olympic Dream/Nightmare. A musical explosion combines rock & roll, funk and soul as it scoops listeners up for a unique dive into the story of one of the world's biggest sports scandals: the 1994 skating controversy between Nancy Kerrigan an...

Morbidly Beautiful dives deep into the world of Dalton Deschain & the Traveling Show with a fantastic review!
11/21/2019
Morbidly Beautiful

Morbidly Beautiful dives deep into the world of Dalton Deschain & the Traveling Show with a fantastic review!

#NowHearThis A triptych of chemical destruction, sideshow oddities and pulp punk power, the character trilogy proves good things come in threes.
#horrorfan #MorbidlyBeautiful #ilovehorror #supporthorror #indiehorror #supportindiehorror #BeautifullyMorbid

11/20/2019
SCENES

Atlanta indie-pop duo Cardiac Half performed on SCENES last night - catch their performance below!

SCENES Live Sessions featuring Cardiac Half

#Tonight! Tune in to @poprocksbk at 7pm ET for an interview with Emmrose!
11/19/2019

#Tonight! Tune in to @poprocksbk at 7pm ET for an interview with Emmrose!

11/19/2019

Congrats to @badbloomnyc on their album release! We had the honor of creating this record with them in only 3 days which including tracking, mixing and mastering. What great people making great music, go support and follow them! ❤️

idobi Anthm has indie-pop duo Cardiac Half's latest single "City Lights" in heavy rotation this week! Head over to liste...
11/15/2019

idobi Anthm has indie-pop duo Cardiac Half's latest single "City Lights" in heavy rotation this week! Head over to listen: https://idobi.com/

A fantastic discussion on the current state of the music industry - and why properly planning your release is perhaps mo...
11/14/2019
Haulix

A fantastic discussion on the current state of the music industry - and why properly planning your release is perhaps more important than ever!

Anyone can find someone to post about their music, but finding the right place to promote your next release takes time. Here's why it's worth the wait.
https://haulixdaily.com/2019/11/music-press-coverage

"...you can feel the nostalgia running through the song; feelings of being young and infatuated with someone, as well as...
11/11/2019
New Release: Emmrose - "Tonight" | Ascribe Magazine

"...you can feel the nostalgia running through the song; feelings of being young and infatuated with someone, as well as feeling uneasy as to where you fit in; the awkward fumbles of making and breaking eye contact with someone at a party." Thanks Ascribe Magazine!

Emmrose is a young singer-songwriter from NYC, whose voice truly surpasses her beyond her years. In her most recent release, “Tonight,” you can feel the nostalgia running through the song; Continue Reading

All Access Music
11/07/2019

All Access Music

Get to know the NJ singer-songwriter Shayfer James!

James has been extremely active this year, supporting his latest EP with a music video for nearly every track on the record. His moving single “New York Doesn’t Remind Me” is paired with an exclusive photo-set.

This release takes fans on an audio-visual journey throughout NYC, reflecting on love, heartbreak, and the intertwined connection memories can hold to particular locations. An emotive and intimate ballad, the single comes hot off the heels of James’ latest EP "Hope And A Hand Grenade," released earlier this year.

Read more about this singer in our All Access interview with him here- https://music.allaccess.com/an-interview-with-the-nj-based-singer-songwriter-shayfer-james/

"This is the kind of song that calls out for your soul and pulls you into its whimsical, dark world, and Emmrose's soft,...
11/06/2019
Emmrose Releases new single!

"This is the kind of song that calls out for your soul and pulls you into its whimsical, dark world, and Emmrose's soft, lulling vocals enchant you from the first note."

Black Serpent Press

#TakeEffectReviews review Dalton Deschain & the Traveling Show's 'Casey' saying, "nothing if not unique, and their pulp-...
11/06/2019
Blog- Take Effect Reviews

#TakeEffectReviews review Dalton Deschain & the Traveling Show's 'Casey' saying, "nothing if not unique, and their pulp-punk formula is both dark and comical, and always innovative in unexpected ways."

10/30/2019
Cincy Lifestyle

Our favorite #tea connoisseur Sky White of Wendigo Tea Co. dropped into Cincy Lifestyle's studio to share his brewing tips!

☕ While the weather outside is frightful, a local company is brewing up something delightful! We learned the proper way to brew some tea and how Wendigo Tea Co. is setting itself apart.

10/30/2019
SCENES

Catch Emmrose's performance over on SCENES!

Sixteen year old NYC-based pop artist Emmrose performs some of her new songs for SCENES Live Sessions!

The Deli Magazine shares Ava Heatley's new singe, saying, "Heatley’s airy and gentle vocals take the listener through th...
10/21/2019
Ava Heatley releases new single "Party"

The Deli Magazine shares Ava Heatley's new singe, saying, "Heatley’s airy and gentle vocals take the listener through the character's alienation, immersed in a sparse and droney arrangement that fits the melancholic melody."

NYC based singer-songwriter Ava Heatley released...

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The music industry can be tricky to navigate and as an artist it's important to surround yourself with a team of professionals that understand the landscape. We’re proud to offer a variety of services to help artists advance in their career.

RECORDING

Our facility is a fully equipped professional HD studio running Pro Tools 12, Logic and Reason. With a ton of instruments (guitars, basses, drums, violin, cello, trumpets, clarinet, trombone), outboard gear, plugins (Waves Mercury, UAD powered plug-ins, Sound Toys), and mics (U87, Royar 121, matched AT 4050 etc.) the studio can handle projects of all sizes and genres. Producer, Michael Abiuso has a degree in music education and can perform most instruments for artists upon request. His minors are performance on guitar, composition and audio engineering. He has toured for 10+ years between his bands Kiss Kiss (guitar/vocals) on Eyeball Records, The Gay Blades (keyboards/vocals) on Triple Crown Records and The Venetia Fair (guitar/bass/vocals) on Red Blue Records. View past clients, our full gear list, and learn more on our website here.

PR & PUBLICITY

Our services help musicians and entertainment companies of all levels achieve the attention they deserve. Personal relationships with our clients allow us to build custom campaigns from the ground up. We maximize artists’ reach in the music world while hand-picking outlets and tailoring campaigns to fit their needs and budgets. We have strong connections with many mainstream outlets through business and personal relationships. Our team comes from a variety of backgrounds, blending traditional and innovative methods to create successful campaigns that build credibility, buzz and attention. With experience in both the music and publicity world, we can harness the best of both to meet your needs. We are happy to customize, bundle and modify campaigns to meet your needs; initial consultations for all services are always free! Learn more, view work samples, and get the scoop on our website here.

We’re always developing new supportive services! Learn more about all of our work on our website! Follow us on: Twitter: @BTCMteam Instagram: @BehindTheCurtainsMedia

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