Back Yard

Goin’ Back – On the trickiness of reviewing one’s own art

Musicians can arrange a song in so many beautiful ways. I’ve included videos of three versions of Carole King and Gerry Goffin’s […]

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Artist Patronage

Patronage: become an artist’s VIP and patron

There are many ways to support artists. In this series of posts, I’ve recommended buying art and a number of […]

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Like Art

What’s in a “like”? Support art.

In this second post on how we can support artists (and their art), I’ll suggest some additional avenues. However, there […]

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Buy art

How can you support artists? Buy art.

Check out the 2nd (“What’s in a like?”) and 3rd (on art crowdfunding and patronage) posts in this series on […]

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Snow Story Bank

Snow Story – music technology behind the song

I’ve already written about the most important aspect of “Snow Story”: awareness about child abuse and the need for positive parenting. Still, […]

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Vimeo video

Does your video platform matter?

Music First, I want you to know that I created a video for my seventh song, “Drink In”. It is […]

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musical improvisation

Musical Improvisation – 3 Tips For Creating Remarkable Music In No Time

  Today’s post is by guest blogger, David Milsont. We found each other through Twitter where you can follow him […]

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Hammersmith Pro image

Review: Hammersmith Pro piano by Soniccouture

Sound and Sounds One of things I do in order to make music is to find sound sets (sample libraries) that […]

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Sounds for Composers and Songwriters

How I Get Orchestral Sounds In My Recordings

Ever been curious how people like me get full orchestras to play on their recordings? I don’t. Instead, I use what’s […]

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Engagement (ring)

“Engagement”: Be Friendly Because It’s The Right Thing To Do

Common rhetoric about how to succeed on social media/networking includes something about “engagement”. As an example, I had a recent […]

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