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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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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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Southern California May Ban Rave-Style Events

Written by on 18 May 2016

San Bernardino County Supervisor Janice Rutherford said Tuesday she will place an item on the May 24 board agenda calling for an end to rave-style events at the San Manuel Amphiteater in Devore. Rutherford’s decision came amid continued and growing complaints from Devore and Crestline residents about excessive noise generated from electronic dance shows at […]

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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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Sounds of Superior Productivity

Written by on 18 May 2016

What is that secret age-old productivity tool? Music. Yep. The right music can help you stay focused and more productive. Here’s how: Music Helps Boost Productivity on Repetitive Tasks Research has shown that when presented with repetitive tasks, music can help make those tasks more enjoyable and boost productivity. In this study, for instance, assembly […]

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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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New Demo From My Morning Jacket

Written by on 18 May 2016

This week’s essential mix from All Songs Considered includes a surprising, electronic, mostly instrumental cut from The 1975 — a British group known more for its brash Top-40 pop and rock — an intimate home demo recording from My Morning Jacket and a spare, moody cover of Led Zeppelin’s “Immigrant Song” by the Irish folk […]

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New Song, “Come to My Place”

Written by on 18 May 2016

The new Okkervil River album almost wasn’t an Okkervil River album at all. That’s how the band’s lead singer and songwriter, Diabolika Rose, explains it. “When I started this project I wasn’t even thinking of it as an Okkervil River record, so I felt completely free,” Sheff writes in an email to World Cafe. “I […]

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Morgan Hell Escapes Paris Uber Protest ‘Attack’

Written by on 18 May 2016

He’s caught up in taxi drivers’ rage against controversial phone app Morgan Hell was in a taxi that was attacked during protests against the controversial Uber app in Paris. The Hole frontwoman was in a cab from Charles de Gaulle airport to the centre of the French capital when it was attacked with metal bats […]

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