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  • 15 май 2012, Статья
  • More New Music
  • In advance of my new release I have been working on some remixes to add as bonus tracks to the physical CD.  Another sample is below which you are free to download and share. A lot has changed since I first began recording music back in 1996.  Physical CDs were a lot more expensive to produce and more people purchased them than they do today.  There was no such thing as Pandora, Spotify, I Heart Radio or any number of other online platforms to promote music. ...
  • 13 ноя 2011, Статья
  • Music as a Loss Leader
  • There's no question that major changes have shaken up the music industry and will continue for the foreseeable future.  Subscription based music services like Spotify and Rhapsody are growing in popularity as are services such as Pandora.  Musicians have varying luck getting listed on these various websites.  I have produced two albums which are available on Spotify and Rhapsody but cannot get listed on Pandora. But, getting listed is no panacea.  As this  article ...
  • 11 ноя 2011, Статья
  • The Christmas Lounge
  • The Christmas Lounge CD is now available at  Amazon.com  and iTunes.  You can download a FREE 5 track EP of The Christmas Lounge at  Bandcamp .  The Christmas Lounge contains elements of world music, lounge music, new age, and ambient music. Each carol is arranged to emphasize the melodic quality but with a new spin on the overall sound of the carol.
  • 25 авг 2011, Статья
  • New Venues for Music
  • Musicians everywhere are struggling to figure out ways to earn money in a rapidly changing environment where CD sales are down and free music downloads are up.  In the midst of all the confusion and innovation including Pandora, Spotify, and other music streaming services there are now two new venues to consider for making music available. The first new potential opportunity is a platform called Booktrack ( http://www.booktrack.com/ ).  The premise here is that eBooks can benefit ...
  • 05 авг 2011, Статья
  • Name That Tune!
  • I am currently working on a musical project which will be released later this year.  I am recording a collection of instrumental pieces and I would like you to help me with this project. How you ask? Simple!   I will post the pieces here as I record them and I would like you to suggest a title for each of them.  The best suggestion for each piece will be chosen and the winner will receive credit on the final CD. Each participant in the final project will receive a free ...
  • 31 июл 2011, Статья
  • The Importance of Music
  • A mong the first subjects to be cut in school budgets are art and music.   These cuts are often based on the belief that these subjects can be sacrificed without much damage to a student's development or academic success.   But, more and more research shows that this is not the case. While the Mozart Effect, claiming an increase in IQ points when children are exposed to classical music,   has been largely debunked, there are still good reasons to study music.   Let's consider ...
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