October 2017


COVER STORY: Portugal. The Man
In our exclusive interview, frontman John Gourley discusses the band’s long, steady climb to prominence and their latest album and hit single “Feel It Still.” Gourley offers candid insights and opinions about songwriting, staying grounded and how way too many performers f@#k-up their own shows.
FEATURE STORY: Mastering Roundtable
Music Connection once again brings you a singular group of experts—masters of mastering—each of whom shares his or her insights on how artists can get the sonic results they want. And this year we’ve got studio legend Ed Cherney to give the mix engineer’s perspective.


Expert Advice: The 5 Keys to Getting Added to a Playlist

Music Industry Tips: What You Need to Know About the Colllege Market

EXCLUSIVE, NATIONAL DIRECTORIES: U.S. Mastering Studios & College/Indie Radio Stations