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  • The 7 Different Types of Written Music
  • The 7 Different Types of Written Music
  • The 7 Different Types of Written Music
  • The 7 Different Types of Written Music
  • The 7 Different Types of Written Music
  • The 7 Different Types of Written Music
  • The 7 Different Types of Written Music
  • The 7 Different Types of Written Music

The 7 Different Types of Written Music

Written by on 21 May 2016

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 […]

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How To Gain The Power To Create Musical Emotion

Written by on 21 May 2016

Have you ever wondered how your favorite musicians make such great music? The answer is this: They fully understand how musical emotion works, and how to use this to create intense emotions in YOU while you listen to them. Understanding musical expression is key to becoming a great guitar player and musician. When you control […]

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Music, Economics, and Beyond

Written by on 21 May 2016

The whole point of digital music is the risk-free grazing” –Cory Doctorow Cory Doctorow, Canadian journalist and co-editor and of the off-beat blog Boing Boing, is an activist in favor of liberalizing copyright laws and a proponent of the Creative Commons non-profit organization devoted to expanding the range of creative works available for others to […]

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Psych Fest Announces Line-Up

Written by on 18 May 2016

Liverpool International Festival Of Psychedelia announces first wave of acts The next Liverpool International Festival Of Psychedelia will take place from 23–24 September. Now in its fifth year, the festival describes itself as a “pan-continental celebration of audio-futurists, operating at the bleeding edge of today’s psychedelic renaissance”. Artists on the bill include Super Furry Animals, […]

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Copenhagen Club Culture Box To Lose Government Funding

Written by on 18 May 2016

Nightlife in Copenhagen is set for a heavy blow as one of the city’s main clubs, Culture Box, will lose a substantial amount of funding from 2017. Since 2005, the Danish government has provided the club with €240,000 (1,800,000 Danish kroner) per year, but that’ll end at the end of 2016. The club describes the […]

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Is Music the Key to Success?

Written by on 18 May 2016

Multiple studies link music study to academic achievement. But what is it about serious music training that seems to correlate with outsize success in other fields? The connection isn’t a coincidence. I know because I asked. I put the question to top-flight professionals in industries from tech to finance to media, all of whom had […]

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E-tropolis line-up complete

Written by on 18 May 2016

The line-up for the industrial, EBM and synthpop festival E-tropolis in Turbinenhalle in Oberhausen, Ruhr, on March 28 is complete. Grendel, Vomito Negro (pic) and Ambassador 21 join Laibach, VNV Nation, De/Vision, Leaether Strip, Solar Fake to name but a few. Festival tickets are on sale. For the most part, though, people just happening to […]

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Portland Metal Greats Announce Break Up

Written by on 18 May 2016

The group announced the disbandment on Facebook with an official statement, followed by a more personal one from founder and singer John Monster saying the decision rested on his shoulders. “I take full responsibility for the decision to part ways with the other guys. It was difficult, well thought-out, and something that had been culminating […]

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