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Does Your CD Cover $ell (Or Suck)?


Oh, I know the last part of the title (Suck) isn't a very pleasant description to apply to anyone's CD cover. But, in the interest of plain old honesty, and to face our demons head on, I wanted to (again) utilize a worst case scenario that we can only improve from.

How to Compose Using ABA Form


ABA form is like a musical sandwich. You have the 2 slices of bread with the contrasting meat and cheese on the inside.

New Age Music - What Is It Good For?


Let's face it. The world will not end if there isn't another new age music CD on the market.

George Winston and New Age Piano Playing


The first time I heard George Winston play back in the early 1980's I was blown away. I didn't know why I liked this music.

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.

Piano Music - How to Begin and End a Piece


How do you begin a piece of music? That's a question I'm often asked. The answer I usually give is that you begin as soon as you start playing - that is, if you're trying to "compose" something, the piece begins the moment it has energy and is something you want to capture.

Music Making as Spiritual Experience


If you've been playing piano for some time, you may come upon periods where you forget yourself and only the music remains. You might even have had a spiritual experience.

Living Life Loud


Change is good. Just ask the millions of unsigned artists worldwide trying to get their music heard.

CD Mastering using Har-Bal


Feel free to download the entire manual detailing the mastering process from Har-Bal complete with pictures of all the tools needed to create a great sounding mastered cd .http://hdqtrz.

Warner Music Executive Payments


"In human life, art may arise from almost any activity, and once it does so, it is launched on a long road of exploration, invention, freedom to the limits of extravagance, interference to the point of frustration, finally discipline, controlling constant change and growth." Susanne Langer (1895-1985)CommentaryIn these times of major record label mergers, downsizing, the slashing of label rosters, and thousands of record company jobs being lost over the last three years--not to mention the enormous sea change and seismic shifts that technology has wrought--comes one of the most disturbing reports we have come across.

The Revolution has begun - and it will not be Televised The new Artist Development Paradigm


In reflecting on the world of the Music Business in 2004, there were some very profound and dramatic changes that changed the nature of the Music Business itself. 2004 will always be remembered as the year the 'Big Five' became the 'Big Four' and don't be surprised if you're reading at this time next year and we're telling you about the 'Big Three'! Beside the Sony/BMG merger, 2004 will also be remembered as the year labels utilized aggressively utilized video games as a marketing vehicle for the launching of many of their artists.

The Flower Garden and New Age Piano Music


If you've ever looked at a flower garden, not only its beauty may have captivated you, but also its overall arrangement.There may have been some tulips or roses combined with other flowers or plants.

How to Find Musical Ideas


The Russian Composer Igor Stravinsky once said: " A good composer does not imitate; he steals."I think what he meant by this is that it's OK to use a technique developed by another and make it your own.

When Does Practice Make Perfect? Not Much Of The Time Unless All The Pieces Fit First


Often people receive a banjo, mandolin, fiddle, guitar or some other musical instrument as a birthday, Christmas or special occasion gift. There's glee and joy everywhere.

Playing The Violin Is For Everyone Who Loves Music


Every day musical instruments enrich the lives of people around the world and continue to promote culture and art throughout every society and community, no matter what size or structure. Even those people of the world who live outside the realm of technology enjoy and use musical instruments to tell stories or entertain.

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What kind of music helps you get things done, why we gravitate to certain songs, how to match your music to your task, and why silence is still golden.


Catch The Sound Of Music Live On The Rialto Stage Next Year  Joliet, IL Patch

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I’ve not made money from music — Kelly Hansome  The Punch

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Music, ice carving part of the holiday celebration at Peck Farm Park  Chicago Daily Herald

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Sleeping With Sirens confirm “heavier and better than ever” music for 2019  Alternative Press

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» » Music of the Baroque roves widely in holiday program  Chicago Classical Review

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Bridgeport WV's annual Music at the Mall enjoys large crowd for county student performances  WV News

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Grit and gear: How Chris Hershman went from retail clerk to music video director  Digital Trends

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This Week in Music: Natalie Portman, Zayn, Bruce Springsteen  Rolling Stone

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LP: Heart to Mouth review – appalling power pop  The Guardian

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Post Malone Plans to Drop New Music Before 2018 Ends  XXLMAG.COM

Post Malone jumped on Twitter and announced that he will drop a new song by the end of the month.


Chas Hodges remembered by Dave Peacock | Music  The Guardian

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'Music Is Anything': Jeff Tweedy Shares Stories From His New Memoir  NPR

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The Week In Music: The Best Albums, Songs, Performances and More :: Music :: Features :: The Week in Music :: Paste  Paste Magazine

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Lullabies have been around for thousands of years, but what does science say about the connection between music and sleep?


The Many Heath and Sleep Benefits Of Music  Psychology Today

When it comes to your sleep, whatever makes you feel calmed, soothed, relaxed, and puts your body and mind in a restful mode is the right choice for you.


Dynamic violin-piano duo conjure up music of Eastern Europe  San Francisco Chronicle

It's no simple matter to disentangle the layers of ethnic interaction and appropriation at work in the strains of music that generations of European composers ...


Music Trivia: The Christmas Music Edition  Slate

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Will the Music Industry Get a Copyrights Register Bill for the Holidays?  Billboard

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Christmas music festival at Knollwood Baptist  Winston-Salem Journal

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2019 Predictions: What’s in Store for Film, TV and Music Next Year?  Variety

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Year in Music 2018  Nashville Scene

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Jacob Collier Makes Staggering, Complex Music Feel Effortless  NPR

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From history to politics, nature to science, cookery to music - the best non-fiction of 2018  Independent.ie

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The 30 best boyband members – ranked!  The Guardian

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All Songs Considered: The Year In Music 2018  NPR

The All Songs gang looks back at this year's anthems and unmissable milestones, from Kendrick Lamar's Pulitzer to Childish Gambino's mind-blowing video for ...


A guide to 2018's best music shows on TV over Christmas  Official Charts Company

Cosy up, grab a warm drink and read on for our top picks to help you wind down of an evening this Christmas.


How a Bunch of Romantic Goths Changed Music As We Know It  Vulture

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Rapper Bugzy Malone Reunites Missing Man With Family Thanks to 'Run' Music Video  Inside Edition

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An angel of Austin, music teacher lifts kids amid town's drug recovery  Courier Journal

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Starrkeisha’s Christmas Carols, an insanely great Holiday music video  Boing Boing

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Writer Malcolm Gladwell ventures into music  SFGate

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The top 100 songs of 2018 | Music  The Guardian

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Asking Alexandria get graphic, take on evil vultures in new music video  Alternative Press

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He asked for $100,000 to start a major music tournament at his school. And he got it  Hawaii News Now

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New music legislation set to boost artist royalties, and may give independents a more fair shake  CNBC

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Jennifer Lopez reveals her daughter Emme appears in her music video Limitless  Daily Mail

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XXXTentacion: Skins review – genre-shredding to the last  The Guardian

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Aretha Franklin remembered by Clive Davis | Music  The Guardian

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Miley Cyrus struggles to guess her own song in Jimmy Fallon's music challenge  Entertainment Weekly News

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Panthers players blown away by Julius Peppers' cameo on Nelly's 'Hot in Herre' music video  CBS Sports

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The long-running music venue is retiring later this month, but musicians and the woman behind Fitz recall the magic of a place so intimate you could smell the ...


Tencent Music pops in debut trade, after opening at $14.10  Yahoo Finance

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Music With Messages  The New York Times

A book on the Weavers and another on protest songs examine the connections between music and politics.


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Ariana Grande’s ‘thank u, next’ music video had over 825,000 people watching live  The Verge

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Year in Music 2018: Changing the Game  Nashville Scene

Julien Baker Reflects on a Year of Growth in an Ever-Changing Music Business.


Glaring Omissions: The Music We Missed In 2018 : All Songs Considered  NPR

We all had to kill some darlings to finalize NPR Music's list of the Top 50 Albums and Top 100 Songs. Here are the ones that really should have made the cut.


Son Volt's Jay Farrar opens online shop selling his guitars, gear, music and more  STLtoday.com

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Music Giant Backed by Pony Ma Is Poised to Spin New Billionaires  Bloomberg

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Paul ‘Trouble’ Anderson obituary  The Guardian

Talented pirate station DJ who was a champion of house, garage and hip-hop music.


The Year in Music 2018: Sad songs and self-discovery  City Pages

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Elisabeth Moss Was Brandi Carlile’s Only Choice for Her New Music Video  Vanity Fair

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WATCH: Black Coffee on 'Music is King' concert  eNCA

The 'Music is King' concert takes place at the Ticket Pro Dome in Johannesburg.


WATCH: Catriona Gray talks music, dreams in Miss Universe intro video  Rappler

A radiant Catriona talks about her passion for music.


Jennifer Lopez on daughter's video music debut: 'She makes me so proud'  ABC News

Jennifer Lopez stopped by "Good Morning America" on Wednesday and shared some of her most cherished holiday traditions with the audience. It was a family ...


How 'Bohemian Rhapsody' turned Queen into box office, music chart champions after decades  CNBC

Decades after their last studio album, Queen is the unlikely champions of the box office and music charts. The rock band hasn't dropped a music project in nearly ...


Matthew Herbert Sets The EU To Music With His Brexit Big Band  NPR

The British musician is on a tour of Europe, apologizing for Brexit, the plan by Britain's government to leave the EU. The last performance is scheduled for the ...


Parrot uses owner’s Amazon Alexa to play music, order watermelon, lightbulbs: Report  BGR India

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University of Michigan professor unearths music from Auschwitz  Detroit Free Press

DETROIT — Patricia Hall went to the Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum in 2016 hoping to learn more about the music performed by prisoners in World War II death ...


Parrot uses owner's Amazon Alexa to order shopping, play music  Fox News

A parrot has fallen in love with his owner's Amazon Alexa — but keeps using it to order shopping.


Movie Inspired by Prince’s Music in the Works at Universal (EXCLUSIVE)  Variety

Universal Pictures has acquired the rights to a number of classic songs from Prince's catalog and is developing an original film musical inspired by his music, ...


‘The British music industry needs to update’: Paloma Faith, Nao, Sleaford Mods and others on 2018’s music controversies  The Guardian

Artists including Kojey Radical, Let's Eat Grandma and Róisín Murphy discuss the year's biggest stories, from Childish Gambino's This Is America to the rise of ...


How The 'New World' Symphony Introduced American Music To Itself  NPR

This story is part of American Anthem, a yearlong series on songs that rouse, unite, celebrate and call to action. Find more at NPR.org/Anthem.


Maxo Kream music video leads to multiple arrests on gun charges  The FADER

A music video by Houston rappers Maxo Kream and NFL Cartel Bo was used by police to arrest gang members on gun charges.


The Art of Fragmentation in Rap Music  DJBooth

We are haunted in stages, swallowed organ by organ, and consumed only ever over time. The music that finds and travels with us—that engulfs us—often ...


Music Photos Of December 2018: Ariana Grande, Beyoncé & More  Billboard

Cardi B performs at Z100's Jingle Ball 2018 at Madison Square Garden on Dec. 7, 2018 in New York City. Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Billboard. 002. 013 ...


Pearl Jam guitarist mentors foster children in music-making  MyNorthwest.com

For Pearl Jam guitarist, Mike McCready, music has been a lifelong passion. So when he was recently asked to help five young aspiring musicians produce a ...


The World's Highest-Paid Women In Music 2018  Forbes

Back in 2015, when Katy Perry appeared on the cover of Forbes after earning $135 million in a single year, she knew she'd secured her place in the pop star ...


Listening to the Best Songs of 2018  The New York Times

Not all artists can sustain the energy required for a full album. Some people thrive three or four minutes at a clip (or in the case of some recent hip-hop, ...


Concert Capital: DC explodes into America’s next big music town  WTOP

Local music venues hope D.C. will rival Austin, Nashville and New Orleans for live music.


The 50 best albums of 2018: 50-6 | Music  The Guardian

Mind-expanding country music meets socially conscious rap in the latest additions to our best albums countdown. More every weekday.


New Zealand singer's heartwarming music video tribute to 'legend' King Homeboy  Newshub

Beloved New Zealander Te Ariki Toki - better known as King Homeboy - is the subject of a beautiful music video tribute following his incredible act of generosity ...


The 50 best albums of 2018, No 9: Low – Double Negative  The Guardian

The best album of the Duluth band's career sounds familiarly glacial and hymn-like – but recorded all wrong. It's the sound of the world collapsing.


Apple announces its ‘Best of 2018’ lists across apps, games, music, podcasts and more  TechCrunch

Apple today announced its Best of 2018 selections – its annual, editorial list of what it considers the best *content* across its App Store and iTunes, along with its ...


Spotify Wants Appeals Court to Decide Who in Music Can Sue for Copyright Infringement  Hollywood Reporter

Despite the passage of licensing reform, Spotify still faces lawsuits with billions on the line.


New Music Friday For Nov. 23: 6 Albums You Should Hear Now  NPR

Gobble gobble! Our Thanksgiving weekend edition of New Music Friday includes the warped and wild pop sounds of My Brightest Diamond, stunning ...


Holiday Music for the Joyful, the Lonely and the Skeptical  The New York Times

There are holiday embracers and holiday dissenters. Those for whom the season is about celebration and those who seek solace as soon as the evergreens ...


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