If you're a career-minded music-maker, you owe it to yourself to check out the new July issue of Music Connection, available in print right now for all our subscribers and at Barnes & Noble stores and select booksellers across the country. Featuring No. 1 hitmakers the Chainsmokers on the cover, the issue includes our updated, expanded Annual Directory of U.S. Recording Studios, giving you contact info, client rosters, room specs and equipment lists. Our feature story Understanding Microphones has expert advice from multiplatinum producer/mixer/engineer Doug Fenske that will allow you to take control of your recordings. You’ll also get tips from a successful A&R rep on What It Takes to Write a Hit Song. And, in addition to our unique reviews of unsigned artists in New Music Critiques and Live Reviews, July’s cover story on the Chainsmokers explores how this phenomenal duo has managed to dominate the singles charts. If you'd prefer to check out this info online, you'll have to wait until Monday, July 3 to feel the power of music information, MC style! To get Music Connection in print delivered to your door each month, click HERE.