Tag: Songwriting

Alice, Meet Burt

First we had Little Steven telling bands that they needed to play covers and do bar gigs to really learn their craft. Now, the king of all things rock and theatric is taking that to a new level. In a recent interview in...

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Making the Team

OK, you’ve tried to write some songs but you’ve gotten mixed results. Maybe you’re wondering—Would this be easier if I had a writing partner? Great songwriting teams, like Lennon/McCartney,...

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Can You Write A Song About…?

Some of the best songwriters of all time saw themselves not just songwriters, but as historians, and we’re not just talking about folk and country singers. In good times and bad, some of the best songs have expressed what...

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Motivation, But No Inspiration?

  It’s sometimes said that artists are like vessels. They fill with ideas and then empty with periods of creativity. What do we do when we’re empty and waiting to be filled? These periods provide us with great...

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Credit Where Credit is Due

I was recently asked why sometimes the entire band is listed in songwriting credits, yet, other times it might be one member or one member who writes the lyrics and another who writes the music. They also asked if the whole band...

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  • Two Music and Audio Buyouts That May Actually Be Good News… For a Change
    A couple of pieces of industry news that may have gotten lost amidst the poop-show that passes for common culture and attention spans these days. Buyouts happen all the time and we should all expect so see more of them for a couple of reasons. 1) Many of the founders of enterprises ranging from smaller […]
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  • Waves Now Offering Marc Mozart’s YOUR MIX SUCKS (Waves Edition)
    Waves Audio, the world’s leading developer of professional audio signal processing technologies and leading maker of audio plugins for mixing, music production, mastering, sound design, broadcast, post-production and live sound, is offering the Marc Mozart book, YOUR MIX SUCKS (Waves Edition), integrating Waves plugins throughout 14 chapters of guidance, inspiration and methodology on mixing music. […]
  • The Show Goes On with Allen & Heath
    This summer in Bardstown, Kentucky, the sounds of composer Stephen Foster’s “Oh! Susanna” and “My Old Kentucky Home” are alive again at the J. Dan Talbott Amphitheatre thanks in part to a new audio blueprint featuring an Allen & Heath dLive C3500 control surface and DM64 MixRack. Built in 1958, the amphitheatre has hosted The […]
  • Meyer Sound LEO heads out on China’s festival circuit
    MTA Festival China’s music festival scene has been in full swing this summer, with many gatherings across the nation relying on new Meyer Sound LEO Family systems provided by Stage Arts Groups (S.A.G.), a diversified production and artist management enterprise based in Beijing. One standout event in S.A.G.’s non-stop summer schedule was the MTA (Music […]

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