Music Industry and Tech News Roundup Summer 2019
Who owns the music? Most Greeks say they “invented everything”. Well, it appears, Greeks were also behind the first attempts to police the music industry.
Genres are very helpful for music discovery. They bond fans and listeners and facilitate shared experiences. But as anything with a boundary or classification, it can eventually end up being manipulated, create division and a lot of unconscious choices.
For you #animation artists who asked about how to do the visual effects in the “Red Lion” video.
52 of the best music industry and music biz podcasts online. Top shows for your inspiration and guidance in the music industry.
Ernő Rubik says: “If you are curious, you’ll find the puzzles around you, if you are determined, you will solve them.”
What I Learned at the SNF Conference at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center “Playing with Complexity” [Day #2]
Today I attended the first day of the SNF Conference at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center in Athens. What an incredible center!
Olivia Hadjiioannou on the TV show “Educating Jenny” on ANT1-TV with host Jenny Balatsinou,
Official Selections, jury members and screening times for 72nd annual Cannes Film Festival (Festival de Cannes) held from 14 to 25 May 2019.
Round-up of May 2019 Music Industry and Music Tech News
Are you going to release an album or single in 2019? Want to make sure you did everything possible to have a successful launch?
An awesome new and growing platform for musicians called HeadBangers LifeStyle.
Hey musicians and bands! This ‘highly technical’ article was given to me by my dev and may help some of you who are interested in getting one of those cool band “Knowledge Panels” or event and album carousels in Google search.
How we made a band t-shirt for the album Metallia. Behind the scenes footage of the journey
Why It’s Hard To Discover Cool Music You’ve Never Heard Before
Today is the 13th anniversary of my Ibanez guitar from the legendary Manny’s Music in NYC in 2005.
Bandcamp gives you control of the commercial aspect of your music business. And if you are an artist/musician, sometimes that part is the most difficult. On Bandcamp, not only can control your pricing, creatives and upload whenever you want, but most importantly, gather all your fans all in one place.
Weekend Hashtag Project: #WHPillusion Weekend Hashtag Project is a series featuring designated themes and hashtags chosen by Instagram’s Community Team.
Playing cover songs or originals? The pros and cons.
I stumbled across a very interesting video by Scott Cohen, co-founder of the Orchard
When he asked me about my musical influences and what artists inspired me, I just drew a blank. I never had considered the question before and over the years now, every so often, I ask myself what I would have said.
We are conditioned to expect vocals to be upfront in the mix in modern genres of music. It is an industry standard. And now listeners are conditioned to hear that way
Someone asked me recently about my process and approach to music production, mixing and mastering. I usually start with the guitar — electric guitar and just play freely — anything — just let my fingers play freely until they come to a sound that makes me stop.
Some very interesting videos about the truth of the music business, art, and why artist’s don’t make money unless they are capable of communicating the art’s value in a way that is understandable.
Thoughts on using “technically perfect” preset sounds and playing live.
Some examples of using artificial intelligence style transfer in a music video