How To Write A Song
Did you ever wish that it was your song playing on the radio? It could be. It is not that hard once you know the formula. With a little creativity, a little knowledge, a little luck and a good formula to follow, your song could be one of the next biggest hits.
Guest Column: A voice speaking out in favor of music education The Delaware County Daily Times
One of the best ways to involve students and enrich their school experiences is with music education. How do I know this? Well, for 16 years as Upper Darby's ...
Digital Journeys, Old and New | Innovating Music Podcast - UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music - UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music
Digital Journeys, Old and New | Innovating Music Podcast - UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music
Cheri Hu has grabbed a front-row seat to tech and music change. Forbes grabbed her after graduation from Harvard, bringing her interests in music and tech to ...
How to choose what music gets stored on your Apple Watch AppleInsider
Apple could make it less of a chore, but in just a few steps you can download playlists and albums directly to your Apple Watch. AppleInsider demonstrates how ...
Video Game Menu Music Gets Its Own Tribute Album Kotaku
The music we listen to as we play our favorite games is nice, but what about the music we hear when we aren't playing? The Materia Collective community ...
Abba reunion: New music delayed until late 2019 The Independent
Abba fans are going to have to wait a little longer for new music. In 2018, the Swedish group – who split up 35 years ago – announced they would release two ...
Lady Gaga, Kendrick Lamar, SZA score Oscar music nods The Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) — Lady Gaga, Kendrick Lamar and SZA's Top 10 pop hits are nominated for best original song at the Academy Awards. Gaga's "Shallow" from ...
Rumble: the story of the Native Americans who shaped rock music The Guardian
In an eye-opening new documentary, hidden Native American figures are finally given credit for influencing a vast amount of popular music.
SoundState festival review – buzzing with ideas | Music The Guardian
From the sonic possibilities of a ping-pong ball to Rebecca Saunders' terrifying timbres, the five-day new-music festival offered plenty to fascinate and outrage.
King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard tease imminent release of new music Consequence of Sound
King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard released a total of five (!) albums in 2017. Now, the Australian psych rockers are teasing a return in 2019, posting on social ...
MLK celebrated with music at Loveland event Loveland Reporter-Herald
LOVELAND -- The Northern Colorado-based hard-bop quintet GoodRattle entertained the crowd at Monday's annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community ...
Poughkeepsie youth fashion, art and music will be on display at local event Poughkeepsie Journal
"That's So Pough! A Celebration of Poughkeepsie Youth Culture," is an art show, music show and fashion show all rolled into one, event creators say.
Foals announce 2019 UK tour and release brand new music: How to get tickets Evening Standard
Foals have announced a huge new UK tour, after unveiling new music from their upcoming album Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost — Part 1. The indie ...
The Killers' music video at US-Mexico border shows people seeking peace: Spike Lee ABC News
Spike Lee talks about directing the "Land of the Free" music video for The Killers.
Oregon Coast Music Association offers youth outreach | South Coast Coos Bay World
COOS BAY - The Oregon Coast Music Association is happy to renew its commitment to music education and partnership with regional schools for a special ...
Music, parade mark Martin Luther King Jr. Day UPI News
The National Action Network, a civil rights group, honored former Vice President Joe Biden during its annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day breakfast Monday.
Music is good for our health, so why are musicians suffering so much? The Independent
From Zayn Malik and Lady Gaga to Charli XCX and Stormzy, some of the world's biggest artists have struggled with mental health. Roisin O'Connor wants to ...
Music leads to Clint Eastwood movie for area band Defiance Crescent News
Polka band Squeezebox, from Ridgeville Corners, appeared in the new Clint Eastwood film “The Mule,” in theaters now. Pictured with Eastwood (second from ...
Bucknell Student DJ Forms Connections Through Music Bucknell University
Karah James '21 has turned a lifelong love of music into a way to communicate with other students.
Here’s an update on when you can expect new ABBA music NME Live
A spokesperson for ABBA has revealed that new music from the pop icons has been delayed until later this year. 'I Still Have Faith In You' and 'Don't Shut Me ...
Brega funk is the music of Recife that's taking over Brazil Mixmag
Brega funk - the sexy and aggressive soundtrack of a tropical metropolis - is spreading.
Twist and shout: is this the Tate Modern for classical music? The Guardian
Diller Scofidio + Renfro's timber-and-glass vision for a new Centre for Music in London aims for great heights – but might not exactly reach them.
The Best Music Moments of 2018 WIRED
All told, it was a good—if uneven—year in music. Rapper Cardi B finally released her long-anticipated major label album Invasion of Privacy; queer pop blew up; ...
Gerald Carpenter: Music Club Concert Pours New Wine Into New Bottles Noozhawk
The next free concert from the Santa Barbara Music Club takes place at 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, in the First United Methodist Church, 305 E. Anapamu St.
Was 2018 a turning point for Australian music on radio? The Music Network
Last week, The Music Network revealed their 2018 Annual Singles Report with some amazing news for Australian musicians. It was the year we saw country ...
Archives: 'Cincinnati Style,' a 1984 music video that celebrates our city WLWT Cincinnati
In 1984, a music video celebrated the sites and sounds of the Queen City. Watch the video in the player above.
Music Jam to be held at YMCA in Baldwinsville CNYcentral.com
Get ready to jam! On Sunday, February 17th musicians will gather at the YMCA in Baldwsinsville for an acoustic music jam. It will go from 2 p. m. to 4 p. m. ...
Six things we learned at Music Minds event Irish Examiner
Great music and gripes about Irish radio featured at the first incarnation of Doolin's new festival, writes Ellie O'Byrne. One day may not be enough. Organisers ...
Ava Max's Sweet But Psycho music video draws backlash from mental health advocates Daily Mail
Songstress Ava Max has courted controversy with the music video for Sweet But Psycho, in which she plays an axe-wielding woman obsessed with a man.
Watch: Kanye West shares snippets of upcoming music [video] The South African
Kanye West has been dropping snippets of his upcoming album, Yandhi, at his Sunday church *service* sessions.
13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim Music and Art Clips beauty shots (including 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim Prologue) - Gematsu
13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim Music and Art Clips beauty shots (including 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim Prologue) Gematsu
The official Japanese Atlus Twitter account has posted beauty shots of the 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim Music and Art Clips package that includes 13 Sentinels: ...
Listening to Pop Music’s Class of 2019 The New York Times
With each *fresh* year in pop music comes the hope that there will be new sounds, new ideas, new styles, and new artists leading the charge to make the field ...
The music that illuminates the darkness in their life The Shillong Times
SHILLONG: Music knows no boundaries and talent is not confined only to abled persons, the story of visually impaired four-member band, “Light After Dark” ...
Music director Dan Allcott returns as carbon fiber cellist to open 2019 ORCMA concerts Oak Ridger
The Oak Ridge Civic Music Association — home of the Oak Ridge Symphony Orchestra, Chorus and Chamber Music Series — continues its 74th season, ...
ABBA reunion: New music release date update - Here’s when we will hear TWO new songs Express
Last year it was revealed that the iconic quartet had recorded two new songs. The tracks were announced prior to the release of Mamma Mia: Here We Go ...
Suge Knight's Son Insists Tupac Shakur Is Alive, Working on Music XXLMAG.COM
Suge Knight's son claims Tupac Shakur is alive and back in the studio working on new music.
'This is the most exciting time for music publishing I've ever known.' Music Business Worldwide
MBW's Inspiring Women series profiles female executives who have risen through the ranks of the business, highlighting their career journey – from their ...
Papon promises a night of foot-tapping music in Dubai wknd.
Ask Bollywood singer Papon, aka Angarag Mahanta, about the mediocrity that has crept into today's music and he opines, The pressure of repe...
Music to my ears: What song should be our national anthem? Press and Journal
Next week sees the first round of the annual Six Nations rugby international matches, with Scotland taking on Italy at Murrayfield. As the teams line up, they'll ...
Following 'Saturday Night Live,' Greta Van Fleet's music soars up the iTunes charts MLive.com
Greta Van Fleet on "Saturday Night Live" with host Rachel Brosnahan and guest star Alec Baldwin on Saturday, January 19, 2019 (Photo by: Will Heath/NBC) ...
Why is $1 Billion Bitcoin Giant Bitfury Building a Blockchain Music Service? CCN
By CCN.com: The Bitfury Group, an early bitcoin mining firm turned global blockchain company based out of London, has announced that it will launch an ...
Shenanigans on Shinagle Drive -- Loud parties, music and noise... The Dickinson Press
It's every teenager's dream. Home alone with parents out of the state, a host of friends ready to party like it's a 90s era frat movie and straight-laced neighbors ...
Mona Foma review – heady mix of nudity, art and music lands in Launceston The Guardian
In its first year out of Hobart, Mona's summer festival brings glitter and colour – and a gooseflesh-raising set from Courtney Barnett.
ABBA delays release of new music PerthNow
The music stars were set to release two new songs, however unknown hold ups have delayed their debut.
Universal Music Expands Merchandising Operation With Acquisition of Epic Rights Variety
Universal Music-owned Bravado has acquired Epic Rights, the merchandising company that counts KISS, Britney Spears and *NSYNC on its roster.
Falz: The Nigerian rapper rebelling through music Al Jazeera English
Lawyer-turned-musician criticises politicians, police brutality and social injustice in his country through songs.
Bebe Rexha says designers won't dress her for the Grammys 'because I'm too big' USA TODAY
Add Bebe Rexha to the list of celebs dissed by designers. Rexha, who's up for two Grammys, says she's having trouble getting ready for her big night.
YouTube Music 2.67 features UI tweaks, Queue changes, more [APK Insight] 9to5Google
Since launching last year, Google's latest streaming *service* has slowly gained new features, and continues work on others. YouTube Music 2.67...
Why Is The Music Of 1968 So Enduring? 'It Was Allowed To Be Art' NPR
Half a century later, 1968 continues to resonate as a landmark year for rock, pop and soul — in part, say musicians who were there in the studio, because artists ...
New music stand designed to improve posture | News The Strad
Stikato can be positioned at the perfect practice height, then stowed in an instrument case.
Centre For Music designs unveiled as new 'world class' concert hall on site of London roundabout appeals for funding - ITV News
Centre For Music designs unveiled as new 'world class' concert hall on site of London roundabout appeals for funding ITV News
Designs have been unveiled for a new “world class concert hall” on the site of what is now a London roundabout. The Centre For Music, which will have a road ...
School of Music head quits less than two years into role The Canberra Times
Ken Lampl has quit as head of the Australian National University's School of Music, less than two years into his role and after being cleared of recent allegations ...
On Jan. 1, Books, Movies And Music From 1923 Enter Public Domain NPR
James Boyle and Jennifer Jenkins of Duke's Center for the Study of the Public Domain talk with NPR's Leila Fadel about the movies, music and books from 1923 ...
How music helps connect people living with dementia The Guardian
A new campaign aims to show how listening and playing music can help patients be happier, healthier and more harmonious.
935 noisy vehicles face music in Sharjah in 2018 Khaleej Times
A motorist causing noise can be fined Dh2,000 and slapped with 12 traffic points.
Culture - Motown: The music that changed America BBC News
Sixty years ago, Berry Gordy set up the hit factory of Motown. Arwa Haider looks at how an independent record label created one of the most influential sounds of ...
Is Spotify’s Model Wiping Out Music’s Middle Class? The Ringer
Fans may assume the $10 they pay for a monthly streaming subscription goes to the artists they listen to most. That's not the case. Now, a growing number of ...
Erykah Badu defends R Kelly: 'I love you. Unconditionally' The Guardian
The musician says she's 'putting up a prayer right now' for the R&B singer following a TV documentary that repeated allegations against him.
Rock no longer rules the X Games, which now showcases dance music and hip-hop alongside action sports - AOL
Rock no longer rules the X Games, which now showcases dance music and hip-hop alongside action sports AOL
Punk and other rock subgenres have become less popular in recent years, but that hasn't diminished the link between music and extreme sports.
Our Favorite Electronic & Dance Music of 2018 NPR
These rhythms and hues felt like transmissions from other worlds rather than escapes from this one.
NPR Music Staff Picks: The Best Of 2018 NPR
We all process a year differently. That's why, as we wave goodbye to 2018, even though NPR Music has already published our collective lists of the best albums ...
Junos 365 session: Charlotte Cardin covers 'How You Remind Me' CBC.ca
The Montreal artist covered Nickelback's 2002 Juno-winning single of the year.
Joan Jett: The music industry is 'nasty' | Entertainment Lake Geneva Regional News
Joan Jett has slammed the music industry as "nasty", as she says people were as cruel to her in the 70s as they are on the Internet today.
Woman with four-hour flight delay creates adorable music video Nine
When life brings you a four-hour flight delay, you make ... music-video-ade? A young woman has become a viral sensation after filming a video of herself ...
Ariana Grande Flexes In Her New "7 Rings" Music Video BuzzFeed News
Ariana Grande has released the single and music video for her new song "7 Rings," the third song we've now heard from her upcoming, as-yet-untitled fifth ...
Teresa Giudice's Cameo in Milania's "I Can't Wait To Grow Up" Music Video Is Giving Us Life Bravo
We've followed Milania Giudice in her pop music journey this season on The Real Housewives of New Jersey and now we're finally seeing the fruits of her labor.
9 Must-See Live Music Events This Winter WBUR
In January, there's a lot to look forward to — spring, for one thing. Lucky for Boston-area residents, there is also a glut of good concerts on tap. Here are nine live ...
For One Violinist, Elevating Music By Black Composers Is A 20-Year Mission NPR
Composers of color have long had to compete with dead white men for space on the concert stage. A new project, spearheaded by Rachel Barton Pine, seeks to ...
The Dandy Warhols: how we made Bohemian Like You The Guardian
'It was our wildest recording session ever. People were playing strip poker, wrestling and diving on top of each other as a heater shot out jets of fire'
The night George Michael came to see me impersonate him: Tribute act's proudest moment Express
As Rob Lamberti prepares for a nationwide tour of his tribute show to the late Careless Whisper star, he recalls the occasion the man himself came to watch his ...
This app will show you your Apple Music listening habits for 2018 The Verge
Apple Music doesn't offer a packaged way to look at your yearly listening habits, but a new app does. Made by NoiseHub, the app is called "Music Year in ...
Why is pop music still obsessed with madness? Telegraph.co.uk
For the past month, the UK Top 40 top spot has been occupied by a surprise hit called Sweet But Psycho. Sung by Ava Max, the song is an unapologetically ...
Drug deaths at music festivals: one overdose victim 'took up to nine MDMA pills' The Guardian
NSW coroner told different circumstances led to the five deaths, including one victim who was drinking as well as consuming MDMA.
Music sounds better because I got high: Now that's what I call one hit wonders The Spinoff
Henry Oliver reminds himself of eight songs from the Now That's What I Call Music collection that hit once and never again. The very term 'one hit wonder' is ...
The Amalgamation of Country Music The Aggie
Country music's adaptation to the twenty-first-century. It's no secret that country music has changed in the last 20 years. The *content* within most of the songs that ...
O Canada! Céline Dion and Drake each announce major UK concerts The Guardian
Singer will play only European show of 2019 in Hyde Park, while rapper announces a UK arena tour, including six nights at London's O2 Arena.
Prince Charles: I find Leonard Cohen's music very moving The Guardian
“Whenever I hear it, it always makes me feel better,” said the prince from Jean-Marie Leclair's Scylla et Glaucus, an 18th-century opera about malignant rage and ...
10 best music players for Android Auto Android Authority
Music on Android Auto is a little bit finicky. There are some obvious music players that don't work on Android Auto and we can't figure out why at this point. Thus ...
The Day the Music Died The New York Times
Unchecked growth has claimed Bobby's Idle Hour, the last live-music venue on Nashville's fabled Music Row.
Milestone birthday calls for a chamber music jam session Arizona Daily Star
Retired Cleveland Orchestra cellist marks his 85th birthday with host of musicians to raise money for Literacy Connects.
All school music lessons 'should be free', MSPs say BBC News
Holyrood's education committee says that "in principle", all school music tuition should be free.
Arrest made in killing of brother of popular Atlanta music producer Drumma Boy FOX13 Memphis
Nearly one year after the brother of popular Atlanta music producer Drumma Boy was shot and killed, the FBI has made an arrest in the case.
Music Week Music Week
Sony Music's RCA has parted company with R Kelly amid abuse allegations. Sources have confirmed to Music Week the decision by the major. The singer has ...
Tekashi 6ix9ine Records New Song And Music Video In Prison Capital XTRA
6ix9ine could potentially spend the rest of his life in jail but it hasn't stopped his creativity as he's been making new music and even a new video.
Bass Camp music festival, formerly hosted at Lake Tahoe, seeks to relocate to Topaz Lake - Tahoe Daily Tribune
Bass Camp music festival, formerly hosted at Lake Tahoe, seeks to relocate to Topaz Lake Tahoe Daily Tribune
A casual observer could be forgiven for thinking that the Bass Camp event proposed for Topaz Lake in July was about fishing. But it's actually an electronic ...
R. Kelly's Music Sees a Rise After Controversial 'Surviving' Documentary The Blast
R. Kelly may be in the middle of a PR nightmare, but his music is thriving after scores of fans went to play his tunes after hearing the terrifying allegations made in ...
Pickathon music festival announces 2019 lineup OregonLive
Deer Tick, an American alternative rock band from Providence, Rhode Island, preforms on the main stage. Blistering heat and a cloudy haze from distant forest ...
New Sleater-Kinney Album, Produced By St. Vincent, Confirmed For This Year NPR
Sleater-Kinney has confirmed it's releasing a new album sometime this year, produced by St. Vincent. Guitarist Carrie Brownstein tells NPR, "We always planned ...
Drummer and music teacher opens recording studio in Bishop Auckland The Northern Echo
A MUSIC man who has added a recording studio to his long list of professional musical services hopes to create a hub for local talent.
The best Christmas music playlist Vox
Sick of the typical holiday music? Try this playlist — which has over a week of tunes.
The 2018 NPR Music Jazz Critics Poll NPR
Over 130 critics voted on the best jazz albums of 2018 — celebrated elders dominated the top of the results, but a class of younger musicians is rising.
Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith: Tides: Music for Meditation and Yoga | Review Pitchfork
Music for yoga may be an ambient cliche, but the Los Angeles synthesizer musician largely avoids new-age pitfalls on this album of unabashedly functional ...
Country Music Hall of Famer Maxine Brown Russell of The Browns dead at 87 USA TODAY
Maxine Brown Russell, inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2015 as part of sibling trio The Browns, died in Little Rock, Arkansas, Monday.
Music City Downtown program will bring more live music to Pittsburgh NEXTpittsburgh
Music City Downtown will bring Pittsburgh more live music, says the PDCDC, with new and familiar venues offering live performances in 2019.
Review: Elton John makes grand exit at final Bay Area tour stop San Francisco Chronicle
It's hard to imagine a world without Elton John. The British…
Robbie Williams 'blasted out Black Sabbath music' to torment Jimmy Page, resident claims - The Telegraph
Robbie Williams 'blasted out Black Sabbath music' to torment Jimmy Page, resident claims The Telegraph
Their bitter feud over a basement extension was hardly rock and roll. But Robbie Williams is said to have been so intent on further tormenting his neighbour ...
The Verge 2018 tech report card: Streaming music The Verge
Although music streaming has been an integral part of daily life for what seems like ages, both the music industry and tech companies have consistently and ...
What Streaming Music Services Pay (Updated for 2019) Digital Music News
So, how much should you expect to earn from your music on the most popular streaming music services? We've ranked the most popular for 2019.
Bonnie Guitar, Music Industry Trailblazer, Is Dead at 95 The New York Times
Bonnie Guitar, who had hit records as a country singer and guitarist, but whose biggest achievement may have been her work as a businesswoman in the ...
R. Kelly’s label, RCA Records at Sony Music, has reportedly dropped him Vox
According to new reports in Variety and Billboard, R. Kelly has been dropped by his record label, RCA Records. While RCA parent company Sony Music has not ...
Dr. Hook’s Ray Sawyer, ‘Cover of Rolling Stone’ Singer, Dead at 81 Rolling Stone
Ray Sawyer, the Dr. Hook & The Medicine Show member who sang the 1973 Shel Silverstein-penned hit “The Cover of 'Rolling Stone,'” has died at the age of ...
Yo, is Rap Just Another Four Letter Word?
Flaunting any excessive or anti-social behavior is considered brazen. When it is no longer considered brazen it is proof that it has become embedded as part of our culture.
The Irish Harp
The harp that once through Tara's halls the soul of music shed, now hangs as mute on Tara's walls, as if that soul were fled. So sleeps the pride of former days, so glory's thrill is o'er, and hearts that once beat high for praise, now feel that pulse no moreTo tell the history of the Irish harp is to tell the history of the Irish people.
Everything I Play Sounds the Same
Many students want to create music that has a certain emotional quality. For example, I once had a student ask me to show her how to play something that sounded happy.
Reasons to Ditch Your Guitar Pick
Lately, I haven't been using my guitar pick all that much. I got this tab book of some good ol' Gatemouth Brown finger picking blues.
Zen and the Art of New Age Piano
We all want to be in the moment. That's where real transformation takes place.
Rhapsody Music Downloads Part II - A pleasant experience?
Welcome back to Part II of Rhapsody Music Downloads! I hope you took an opportunity to enjoy the first week of your two-week trial. Must have been a joy to stream and download online music by the truckloads.
Establishing Your Mix
Now that you've spent hours and days and weeks and months recording your musical masterpieces (and you've also read my article "Tips for a Great Recording Session"), you have arrived at my favorite time in the studio; The Mixdown.But don't think your job is done yet! The mixdown is just as important as recording.
Form - Giving Shape to Your Music
Do you ramble on endlessly with your improvisations? If so, good. This has its place in music making and in new age piano playing in particularly.
Musical Improvisation Basics - Four Strategies For Playing Wrong Notes
While it probably doesn't seem like this would help - let's face it - if you are unwilling to play a lot of wrong notes, you're never going to learn how to do anything hard. And improvising is hard! It isn't something that you can do safely, with the assurance that you will look good while trying to get good at it.
The Open Position Piano Chord
Chords. They're amazing.
RIAA Files Second Wave of Lawsuits
The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) has launched a second wave of lawsuits against users of internet2 (a specialized high speed version of the internet that makes it ideal for file sharing). By adding 20 new schools to the list, RIAA has greatly expanded the number of students involved in the case.
14 Ways Musicians Can Increase Their Tips
I was listening to NPR the other day when they did a report on tipping in the restaurant industry. One they had a list of tips on how wait staff can increase their tips.
Piano Lessons Can be Fun!
There are essentially two ways to learn piano - note reading or chords. For those who want to spend years learning how to play other peoples music, note reading is the way to go.
Learning to Play the Piano with Chords Part 2
Do you want to learn how to play chords on the piano? Can you already read sheet music or basic notes on the treble and or bass clef?Do you look at the notes on a piece of sheet music and are unable to name the chords?Or do you look at a piece of sheet music, see the letter "C" and are not sure which notes to play?If you answered yes to the first and second question this is easy to remedy. Knowing which chords are being represented by notes in sheet music comes with practice just like reading the basic notes does.
Music: Uniting Nations, Dividing Generations
Cultures around the world since the beginning of time have appreciated, enjoyed, and incorporated some form of music in their everyday lives. However, just as one man's trash is another man's treasure, one man's music can often be another man's noise, and vice versa.
5 Ways to Enjoy Your Music Files
OK, say you've got one thousand of your favorite MP3 songs sitting in your hard disk. What's the best way to enjoy those files? Most of us probably will use the Windows Media Player to listen to those files.
Micing a Kick Drum
This months tip deals with micing kick drums.You wouldn't believe how many people ask me about micing their kick drums.
Trusting Your Inner Voice - Key to Success at the Piano
We all have so many critical voices in our heads.Telling us what's good, what's not, and what should be.
Growing and Keeping Loyal Fan Support
Fan support for musicians is a two way street. You make the music, release the CDs, and play the shows.
Try Some New Music!
Stuck in a music rut?It happens. After listening to your favorite song 1,379,614 times, you will, eventually, get sick of it.
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