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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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A few days ago, I stumbled across this Ars Technica article that revealed Soundcloud was closing their offices in San Francisco and London & firing 173 employees or 40% of its staff. Sad news to hear as Soundcloud has been the primary means for many rising independent recording artists to showcase and share their recent …

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Throughout history, music has played a vital role in contributing to the evolution of society.  Anyone who argues against that either lives in a cave, thousands a miles away from modern civilization or has worked in a cubicle so long, they may as well be dead. No but really, to not see how much music …

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By Jon Schwarz CHUCK GRASSLEY, a Republican senator from Iowa, is known on Twitter for expressing his yearning for the History Channel to finally show some history. Here are two of his many tweets on this subject:   Just love history. So occasionally I turn to history channel. “mud cats” when wi they put history back …

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I remember the day I received the e-mail that Spotify was now available in the U.S. It was 2011 & I didn’t even know what it was to be honest. I must’ve submitted my e-mail for the beta testing sometime doing typical day-to-day research. Either way, once I clicked on the link & downloaded the …

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Social media has become one of the top ways that an indie artist can get their music heard by established fans and new ones alike. It’s easy to upload a song to a Soundcloud or Audiomack account and tweet it to your followers. You can take this link and post it on every social media …

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Some of the most coveted songs in the history of popular music have always held a certain sentiment within the listening audience.  Its the moments we each share while listening to our favorite songs that give them value to us.  Though Billboard Charts and Nielson SoundScan numbers try to measure music’s worth in dollar amounts, …

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If there’s one thing life teaches us, its that there is no real, tangible explanation for some experiences and phenomena. Whether it be an eye opening recreational adventure that lead to a near death encounter we’ve had or heard about from a close personal loved one, or a wildly unexpected and short-lived romantic relationship that …

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The internet has been the most fascinating creation mankind has offered to computer users worldwide for well over 20 years now. Its the perfect place to tell a story that combines glory and shame so eloquently in the same discussion. When it comes to what drives our craving for entertainment, there’s almost no barriers or …

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There was once a time when FM radio held the keys to the kingdom for artists. Just one radio single could make or even break a new artist’s career. Back-to-back singles paved the way for the road to superstardom. It was quite possibly the only way for you to expand your listening audience further than …

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By Matthew Reyes Everyone is freaking out about the death of the album, but they’re both overestimating how important albums were in the past and underestimating how important they are now. It’s impossible to overestimate how much the internet is changing every aspect of our lives. As its reach continues to expand at a bewildering rate — about …

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