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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the big gig

Post gig inspiration – 5 tips to catch the wave

I’ve just come through two gigs that feel “big” in my world. I can sense the post-project doldrums could take […]

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DAW Showdown Bitwig

DAW showdown – Protools – Bitwig – Reaper

I’ve been working on a number of music recording projects over the past year. In the middle of several of them, […]

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Patreon giveback or reward examples

An initial review of PATREON

Please visit this post to read my updated views on Patreon.  Crowdfunding Crowdfunding is fast becoming a “normal” avenue for […]

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Robin Thicke is not celebrating copyright ruling

The Blurred Lines Of Copyright

You’ve probably read or heard about the Marvin Gaye estate winning in the “Blurred Lines” trial. Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams […]

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Music In Our Lives

Review of “Music In Our Lives” by Jonathan L. Friedmann

When my friend, Jonathan L. Friedmann, offered to send me a copy of his new book “Music In Our Lives: […]

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save music with fan reviews

Why do people think music needs to be saved?

Streaming or not With all the furor over Taylor Swift pulling albums from Spotify, my music blogging friends are writing […]

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NoiseTrade

Review of NoiseTrade #musician services

NoiseTrade vs. BandCamp Another blogger that I really respect — Joy Ike of grassrootsy — recently posted about a number […]

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Social (Media) Drinker

#DTNT for social media – be consistent

This is the last in my series on #DTNT (Do This, Not That) on #SM (social media/networking) … at least […]

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Being Real

#DTNT on #SM – real updates not just trackbacks

Here’s the next in my series on “Do This, Not That” for social networking. Be sure to check out the […]

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