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It's SXSW Time

Every March, music industry people join up with tech and film geeks as they converge upon Austin Texas for South by Southwest (SXSW). What began as a local music festival in 1987 has morphed into a set of three festivals and...

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GEAR: BOSS BR-800 Digital recorder

BOSS introduces the next in its line of affordable multi-trackers with the new BR-800 — a battery-powered studio to go. The sleek new design is made possible by touch-sensor switches and SD-card recording media. Up to four...

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  • Practical knowledge and music education
    In last week’s blog I wondered about the idea of a skills-based music curriculum at a time when there is an intensified discourse surrounding the idea of a knowledge-based curriculum extended to a knowledge-rich curriculum. [1] In my blog I differentiated between ‘knowing how’ and ‘skill’. Practical knowledge and music education thumbnail courtesy of wordpress.com […]
  • ‘A guitarist’s guitarist’ picks his way to Surrey for free clinic/concert
    Readers of Guitar Player magazine once voted him Best Acoustic Guitarist, and Acoustic Guitar’s People’s Choice Awards earned D’Agostino a bronze medal for Best Acoustic Album of All Time, for “Every Step of The Way. “Peppino gives guitar workshops, master classes and seminars worldwide. Top leading publishers such as Truefire, Alfred Publishing, Hal Leonard and […]
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  • Emulating musical models
    Online tutorials these days have a simple format. Just follow and of course you will need to slow it down, freeze frame it and work it up bit by bit in emulation of the model. This is what students do in coming to GCSE study in one Cambridgeshire secondary school and no doubt more widely. […]
  • Review: PreSonus Air Series
    The PreSonus AIR loudspeaker series offers great sound and enhanced portability at an acceptable price. Over the summer, I’ve been putting a pair of 15″ two-way tops with 15″ subs through some rather excruciating trials. The most recent event was a concert by the Australian duo Severed Heads. You can read the review at FOHonline.  […]