Les années 90 ont sans aucun doute marqué l’âge d’or des zines de musique underground cataloguant les mouvements de sous-culture. Sans une avalanche de comptes Tumblr offrant des informations infinies sur les vêtements de votre groupe préféré, Soundcloud vous recommande de savoir qui écouter. Ensuite, Twitter documente la peur de l’enfance de votre guitariste le […]

Chances are, you are already ruining your potential to succeed in the music industry because you believe in one or more music career myths. How do I know? I am sent e-mail messages on a constant basis by tons of musicians (all seeking the answers to the WRONG questions). These are questions that may seem […]

De nombreuses études associent l’étude musicale à la réussite scolaire. Mais en quoi la formation musicale sérieuse semble-t-elle être en corrélation avec le succès démesuré dans d’autres domaines? La connexion n’est pas une coïncidence. Je sais parce que j’ai demandé. J’ai posé la question à des professionnels de premier plan dans des secteurs allant de […]

Vous êtes sur le point d’apprendre les cinq éléments essentiels qui ont contribué au succès de toutes les carrières de grands musiciens. Tant que vous ne posséderez pas ces éléments clés, il vous sera presque impossible de réaliser vos rêves musicaux et de faire carrière dans le secteur de la musique. Lisez ci-dessous pour découvrir […]

As festival season rapidly rolls in, we’re constantly being reminded of the continuing lack of diversity on our lineups. With a recent study indicating 86 per cent of the lineups of 12 major music festivals last year including Glastonbury, Reading and Leeds and Creamfields were male, it seems that the ears at the top are […]

As a bassist, bandleader, teacher, and music copyist, I’ve worked with hundreds of singers throughout the years. Though working musicians know hundreds of tunes, singers need to have good charts in order to have their music played the way they want. I define a « good chart » as a piece of written music that effectively tells […]

Music is a form of art that involves organized and audible sounds and silence. It is normally expressed in terms of pitch (which includes melody and harmony), rhythm (which includes tempo and meter), and the quality of sound (which includes timbre, articulation, dynamics, and texture). Music may also involve complex generative forms in time through […]

We had some truly stellar photos come out of our photographers this week, as they attended shows from Vance Joy, Ball Park Music, Matt Corby and Groovin The Moo sideshows, with the common theme being some amazing light shows. As Forbes notes, in the missive, Sixx and bandmates James Michael and DJ Ashba implore YouTube […]

The line-up for the industrial, EBM and synthpop festival E-tropolis in Turbinenhalle in Oberhausen, Ruhr, on March 28 is complete. For the most part, though, people just happening to pass by the two-block campus during Public Practice sessions are at the best advantage to enjoy the notes in the air, mixing with the environment. “We […]

The public service broadcaster is selling off its catalogue in June. Radio France has revealed details of over 8,000 vinyl records set to be sold at a public auction. The records are all double copies of music from the station’s 1.6 million-strong collection. Organised across 10 categories, the records span French pop from Serge Gainsbourg, […]

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