Music History: Hip Hop, Rap, R&B

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

By Matthew Kellmer In the early 1970s, the cultural movement of hip hop music was born. Hip hop’s fast paced music style is made of two parts; the…

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Big Band Swing: How It All Started

Friday, September 28, 2012
Big Band Swing: How It All Started

By John Ferreira Big Band Swing music really developed during the roaring 20’s from New Orleans Dixieland and Ragtime. Trumpet and coronet player King Oliver had one of…

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Blink-182 and Selling Out

Friday, September 28, 2012
Blink-182 and Selling Out

By Joseph Kenny OThere is a prominent feeling that when a band decides to grow up and write more about real life, adult situations they have become a…

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Musician’s Guide to Band Agreements

Friday, September 28, 2012

By Andy Whitehead Band agreements. If you write songs within a band, you need to plan for the day when you will be earning royalties from your songs,…

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5 Songwriting Shortcuts for Writing Melodies

Tuesday, September 4, 2012
5 Songwriting Shortcuts for Writing Melodies

By Anthony Ceseri A melodic motif is part of a melody that’s repeated throughout your song. It helps make it memorable. A good motif isn’t just a line…

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Songwriting: An Idea for Using Another Melody for Inspiration for Your Song

Thursday, August 16, 2012
Songwriting: An Idea for Using Another Melody for Inspiration for Your Song

By Anthony Ceseri Let’s say you’re stuck on coming up with a melody. One thing you can do is to start listening to other music to get inspired….

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4 Things That Make Your Songs Popular To Your Audience

Monday, June 18, 2012
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By Hector M Garay Many artists who are coming up with new and good songs are doing it basically for money but taking a song project as a…

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Hip Hop Culture in Music

Monday, June 18, 2012
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By Jayy H. Hip hop became part of modern culture during the ’80s and over the years, it has become a lifestyle for many. Based on unique new…

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