By Randy Chertkow and Jason Feehan In some music business schools, they still give students assignments that go like this: “Assume that you have one million dollars. Make up a marketing plan on how to promote a band.” Here’s a realistic assignment: “Go to MySpace. Pick a band. You have zero dollars.
Mixing and mastering make or break all of the hard work you previously put into recording your musical masterpiece. They allow you to process and balance your tracks together in a pleasing final form that will hopefully be listened to by millions. The following 10 tutorials contain techniques that will get you mixing and mastering like a pro.
Some of these websites have a community built around them, which gives fans the opportunity to interact directly with these new talents. Here is a list of 10 free sites to discover new music. TuneGlue TuneGlue is straightforward and easy to use. Put in the name of a musical artist you like in the search bar and before you know it, you’ll have a whole web of musical artists that are in one way or another, similar to the band you started with.
“Music Philosophy”, combining music and graphics “Music Philosophy” is an interesting project that combines music and graphics. The designer called Mico used the lyrics of a song known by a group or artist that he likes, to make colorful and creative posters. The songs are from The Beatles, Bob Dylan, Pearl Jam and several other famous musicians. You should also take a look at how portraits of these iconic musicians look like when they are made from cassete tape. Related Posts:
You can’t have video without audio… it just doesn’t work. That’s why in high school it was A/V club, not just V Club… although that does sound pretty rad. Anywho… if you want to complete an animation, short film, commercial or whatever… you have to have good audio, and that means scores and sound effects! I have found some of the best places around the web to purchase packages, find individual songs, and even snag some free tracks for you and your work! AudioJungle AudioJungle We can’t leave out one of our most useful sites on the Envato Network!
It’s hard to come up with a list of the 100 greatest songs of all time and not leave people out, or be called a “son of a bitch” and other unflattering things by your readers. Nevertheless, inStash goes where not even Rolling Stone magazine has dared to tread. While the famed music publication needed a top 500 to feel comfortable even undertaking such a task, inStash honors the legends of rockers past, country’s greatest crooners, and the songs of today with 100 must-haves for your iPod or MP3 player. Don’t think of this as a top 100 greatest songs so much as a 100 essentials.
Whether you are annoyed by the ads on Pandora , the limited number of skips, or the abyss of cruel 30-second song teasers from Last.FM , many online listeners are growing weary of mainstream methods of hearing new music. While the Pandora algorithm is strong, and the Last.FM related artists tool is pretty useful, don’t fool yourself in to thinking that there aren’t other great ways to expose yourself to new music in the depths of cyberspace. Here are 7 alternatives to Pandora and Last.FM that will infuse your day with an uninterrupted stream of music that large record companies haven’t managed to squash under their thumbs yet.
I am going to turn 30 in a few weeks, which means these ears have had nearly 14 years of DJing. Hindsight is 20/20, and I can tell you it sure would have been helpful to know basic DJ etiquette from the beginning. Many a gig would have been significantly smoother if someone had taken the time to share a few universal principles of dealing with others. So, to help you avoid the same mistakes, let’s go over the basics of dealing with other DJs, patrons and club owners from the perspective of the digital DJ. This is the area where most DJs get themselves into trouble. The common newcomer mistake is to view the other DJs as competition and not opportunities for more gigs.
Because fuck eardrums, and guitar solos kick ass. Just The Facts Heavy Metal first appeared in the music scene in the 1960's and 70's with bands like Led Zeppelin, Black Sabbath, Deep Purple, Alice Cooper, and some others that I'm too lazy to look up. It is characterized most typically by heavily distorted but intricate guitar work, dark subject matter, double-bass-pedal drumming, gnarly long hair, and in more frightening cases, tight leather pants. There are between 3 and 5,326,972 sub-genres of Heavy Metal, depending proportionally on how much of a dick you are in Youtube comment forums.
The Creators Project: How important is it important for to you guys that the lights mirror the songs? Laurent Brancowitz (Guitar) : You can really ruin a particular moment if the rhythm of the light show isn’t right. We know that. We work on it a lot.
In a recent “ Open Mic ” we asked you, “Which music-related sites do you visit regularly?” This article is a summary of the great suggestions given in the comments to that article. You can make the list even longer by commenting on this article. Music Education Sites