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Composers and Composing

31st August 2012
In music, there are different talents. Performing an instrument, including singing, is one talent; conducting is another; and composing is yet a whole other. Musicians tend to have a penchant for one more than the other, and where they have such a niche, ... Read >
Author: Evelyn Simonian

How to Build a Synth in Max/MSP

31st October 2011
Everyone has different ways of writing music whether you sit down with your guitar, play and hum until you get something you like, or draw out some beats in Reason. However, one thing that many composers and songwriters often have in common is linearity i... Read >
Author: Dave Garnish

Starting A Band: 15 Things that Can Cause a Band Break-up

18th August 2009
So, you've got yourself a group of guys who like playing the same kind of music and you've sweat in the rehearsal room for a few weeks. You may be best friends now, but, how do you insure that you'll stay good friends in the future? There are several thin... Read >
Author: Indiana Gregg

In 9 Years Paul McCartney Gets Beatles Songs Back Despite Michael Jackson?

13th August 2009
Despite the false rumor that Michael Jackson was giving Paul McCartney back his Beatles songs in Jackson's will, Paul McCartney may regain control of his songs after all.Billboard Magazine reports that Paul McCartney may get back some of his Beatles songs... Read >
Author: Beatles Geek Pete

Finding Record Label contacts with music A&R reps

07th April 2009
Who AreA&R Reps? A&R representatives (an acronym for Artists and Repertoire) are record company personnel whose job it is to discover new talent and help develop careers. The further A&R reps can climb up the corporate ladder and the bigger t... Read >
Author: aditya

How to be musically creative

13th February 2009
Creativity some may say just happens. It would seem that way. One day I spend a lot of time trying to come up with something and nothing good comes out. Other days I can pick up a guitar for two seconds and volia, a diamond in the rough. The fact that cre... Read >
Author: CalumMac

A View On Censorship In Music and The Government

20th December 2005
The censorship of music and other forms of entertainment by the government have long been the topic of discussion among social and political circles. Some forms of censorship such as warning labels for parents can be helpful. Censorship in music falls in... Read >
Author: David Skul
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