Another review for the books! I’ve been crazy busy for the past few weeks, getting things ready for the launch of my new series, “Women of the Waveform”. Still, I’m paying my dues and pulling […]
Jill Courtney is a producer, educator, and writer working for her company, JCreative Multimedia. In this interview, she discusses her professional life and gives great advice to students of the recording industry.
Whether you’re a writer, artist, craftsman, chef, designer, choreographer, musician, or athlete, respect your craft and do it well, but don’t be afraid to put things down and enjoy your life.
I reached the Top Writer milestone on Medium.com!
The vinyl resurgence is no joke. Artists are releasing albums on vinyl, fans are crafting collections, and record stores are seeing a fair spike in business. With all of this growth, it’s nice to look back at why vinyl records are such a successful, timeless medium.
In this post, I lay out a simple guide on how to record vinyl records with a computer for MP3 or WAV conversion.
Highlark.com featured my tips on home recording basics!
Sometimes masterpieces come from the most unusual places. Read my review about Sterfry’s most recent album, “Kitchen”
Ableton Live is a powerful sound design workhorse. In this post, I break down some advice for beginners working with Live for the first time.
Being a DJ requires a lot more work than people realize. Get a closer look into the complexities of DJ performances and managing control of the crowd and the mind.
After buying vinyl records and expanding my vertical collage, I’ve become a well-versed scholar in the ancient art of turntablism. If you’re new to vinyl, you’re in luck. In this post, I discuss how to find the perfect record player.
I often hear a question along the lines of, “Is it worth going to college to land a career in the music industry?” The question is complicated to answer, but I have plenty of advice to offer to those of you who are considering a career in music.
Getting ahead as a professional musician isn’t an easy task. There isn’t a guidebook on how to “make it”. Instead, here are some general tips that’ll help set you apart from the rest.
What? Read more here: https://pitchfork.com/news/spotify-teams-with-ancestry-to-make-playlists-based-on-your-dna/ This sounds ridiculous. Yes, you can expect a blog post from me about this craziness…
“Some may consider [sampling] sacrilege, but isn’t this what creativity is all about?”
Learn the basics of recording, editing, and chopping music samples for beat production.
Creativity and hard work are the only real tools in the business, and they’re not sold in stores.
There is truly so much noise in the music industry today, and it’s hard not to drown in the sea of competition. There are so many insanely talented and hardworking artists out there trying to “make it” . Instead many artists are trying to navigate an undefinable path and follow cookie-cutter templates of success. You have to make music, love what you do, and stick to your guns. There is no secret.
So you want to assemble a home recording rig? Whether you want to explore a new hobby or establish a budding career in audio production, I want to help you seek out the necessary equipment. I will also point out what you don’t need, as well as dispel some misconceptions and common pitfalls.
Music streaming services are the preferred way to listen to music, but is it the best way? With the music industry taking huge hits in revenue, maybe not.
You want your work to be heard, respected, and in-demand in the hip-hop community. Learn how to start landing clients and earning a profit selling beats.
September 12th – Today Lightening 100 and Pilgrimage Fest is hosting a food drive at Third Man Records for the chance to win two VIP tickets to the upcoming Pilgrimage Music Festival 2018. Attendees receive […]
According to Nielson Music, Mac Miller’s streams (music and video) have increased 970 percent since his passing last Friday.
Jordan Hall possesses a great passion for music, and a desire to continue to learn more and more about journalism, media, culture and freelance writing opportunities and techniques. He has shown he is willing to improve and polish his writing and I am sure he will continue to develop his craft. I am glad to have him involved in the Murfreesboro Pulse and am excited about what he can contribute to the upcoming editions of the Pulse.
Franklin, TN – Pilgrimage 2018 is creeping back around for its third installment. Jack White, Chris Stapleton, Lionel Richie, Hozier, Counting Crows, and more.
What do you love most about creating and sharing music?
SB: I love all the different phases of writing, performing, recording & engineering. We also occasionally get lovely personal messages from people who have been moved by our songs and that’s always deeply fulfilling.
NB: I love the studio hysteria that kicks in when you’re collaborating with other musicians! We laugh till we cry.