Category: Songwriters

Why The Rebirth Of Liner Notes Matters For Music

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In the old days, consumers of music were able to flip through liner notes of an album in order to ascertain precisely who was behind their favorite tracks. Now, after a digital hiatus, new technology could once again make this information, plus more, easily accessible once again. _________________________ Guest post by Deborah DeLoach, VP at VeVa Sound…


Citing throat problems, Kanye West ditches his Forum performance early

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  Kanye West has a cold. Or at least a sore throat. “My voice is so hoarse. I can’t finish the show,” the rapper told his thousands of fans just before ditching Thursday’s sixth gig at the Forum in Inglewood early. The rapper-producer-designer, who was performing his song “Only One” from atop a floating stage that hovered…


Just Blaze Compares Eminem & Jay Z in the Studio


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Music As Career: Staying Focused As An Artist

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  Maintaining a successful career as a musician is by no means an easy task, and it is critical to their success that they maintain their focus on the correct areas of career development, lest they become bogged down with distractions. ____________________________ Guest post by Joel Ford of Reverbnation A few tips and suggestions on how to…


Trent Reznor: ‘Hesitation Marks’ Feels Sparse and Minimal

It’s been five years since Trent Reznor released a Nine Inch Nails album, but despite the gap, the musical mastermind feels their upcoming album Hesitation Marks is a natural progression. “What fear I had – of ‘What does Nine Inch Nails have to say in 2013?’ – this is it,” Reznor told The New York…


Pharoahe Monch Explains His Creative Process & Early Career Songs

Pharoahe Monch is often considered to be one of the greatest writers in Hip Hop history and any insight into the mind of someone who can pen in his fashion usually draws attention. On the latest installment of The Process with Peter Rosenberg the Queens native explained how some of his earlier songs came together…


Composer Marco Beltrami and the Soundtrack of “Wolverine”

Sony Music is proud to announce the release of the original motion picture soundtrack of The Wolverine, composed by the Oscar-nominated Marco Beltrami. Based on the celebrated comic book arc, this epic action-adventure takes Wolverine (Hugh Jackman), the most iconic character of the X-Men universe, to modern day Japan. Out of his depth in an…


5 Prep Tips Before Recording

Many musicians who have a lot of experience gigging never cut it in the studio. That’s because they don’t realize that the mentality of the studio is different. Where a gig is fairly loose and usually low pressure, the studio is more job-like and serious. Where on a gig every note you play is gone…


Interview With Big Sean At The Breakfast Club Power 105.1 [Part 1]

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