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Using Music As A Medicine For Heartbreak

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Has The Time Finally Come For A Middle Class In Music?

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The Power of Meditation & What It Can Do For Artists & Creatives

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Its been a while since I’ve written anything on this platform. There’s a good reason for that. Without going into too much detail I’ll put it simply—I’m heartbroken, and have been for the past four and a half months. When I say heartbroken I mean it every sense of the term. I was in a …

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If the past few years have taught humans anything, its that we’re a highly emotional and expressive race of beings. As much as “civilized” society tries to elude us to the idea of normality and obedience amongst one another, we’re continually being proven every day that there’s nothing uniform in the way we behave in …

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For generations, the music the mass general public has been subject to consuming has been controlled by the power of a select few companies that reign supreme within the upper echelons of corporate America.  As a result, often its been compromised, watered down and carefully distributed by a finely tuned profit machine that has developed …

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Currently in music, we the people and especially labels get engrossed on the number of plays on streaming platforms or the number of likes and followers on social media. What is on the Billboard charts? Who was the top streamer last week? All answers focus on data. Although analyzing musical metrics is phenomenal if you …

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Motivation is a beautiful thing. Its those supernatural moments that live within the cracks and crevices of every day experiences that can make the most difference in our lives. The trials and tribulations we go through break us and down and build us up in ways that often surpass our comprehension, at least in those …

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In 2014, tragedy struck when I found my 3,000+ song catalog on iTunes inexplicably locked after a looping update malfunction. All the years of finding new music through late study nights or following up on suggestions from friends were negated in an instant. Over these years, an accumulation of new discoveries formed a vast catalog …

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We are in the grunge period of hip-hop. There’s rebellion and social status markers such as jewelry, drugs, the throwing of money. I know it is awesome for a rapper to have the financial liberties to purchase a chain worth thousands of dollars. However, I find it challenging for me to see the deeper symbolic …

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Over the past couple of years or so, there’s been a growing movement to promote more conscientious behavior amongst the unsuspecting masses. Everything from changing dietary habits to enrich ones personal health and make changes to the food and farming industries, to practicing more mindful and spiritually illuminating exercises like yoga or meditation. While spirituality …

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A recession strikes about every 10 years, which currently leaves us on the brink of another recession. The infamous crash of 2008 had devastating effects, globally. The major indices in the United States lost nearly 50% of their value, leaving retirement funds in the same shape, decimated. People, or 99 percenters from various backgrounds from …

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Time is one of the trickiest notions to comprehend in this third dimensional reality. What it does to our psyche, our mindsets, our understanding & memories is a conundrum for most. Its interesting, to say the least, how time affects not only the music recorded during various generations but also the artists that make that …

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