How to Enjoy Making Music Again

This article will give 10 tips for inspiring yourself into making music again Making music is one of life’s simple pleasures. When I was younger I used to spend a lot of time getting my equipment together, buying new recording equipment, learning and practicing guitar, getting a DJ set up, going to gigs and finding […]

Read More
Not Just Photography: Melanie Escombe on Becoming More Involved with Music

Photo Credit: Melanie Escombe Melanie Escombe has been a professional concert photographer for years now, having captured concerts both for publications and on a freelance basis.  For her, it all comes from an undying love of music that made itself known early on in her life, and that love hasn't gone away ever since.  Escombe […]

Read More
Gervais Maillard on the Fusion Roots of Luuvis

Professional composers and musicians have a special talent for acting as musical chameleons. They can do it all, and they change their style to fit with the project they're working on right now.  But through all those changes, it can be difficult to find the time to follow their own musical ambitions.  Artist projects can […]

Read More
What's it Really Like to Write Music for Advertising?

Advertising is a highly dynamic field, and it's difficult to summarize advertising trends without excluding a certain approach or style.  Brands and advertising agencies have been making clever use of talented composers for years, but music for commercials is especially crucial right now, when ads have only a precious few seconds to capture a viewer's […]

Read More
8 Types of Drum Beats and their Names

Sometimes it can be difficult to communicate what you want from a drummer or what you want to do as a drummer to the rest of the band. There are some phrases that one should know when describing different kinds of drum beats. 1. The "Money Beat" The name says it all. This is the beat […]

Read More
BEST Tips: How To Compose Minimalist Music

But first… Let me tell you a story.  When I was a freshman in college, one of the first music classes I enrolled in was Experimental Music 101. At the time, I was vaguely familiar with the flavor of my school’s music program.  Wesleyan University’s curricular focus, when it came to the music major, was […]

Read More
1 2 3 24
envelope linkedin facebook pinterest youtube rss twitter instagram facebook-blank rss-blank linkedin-blank pinterest youtube twitter instagram