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For many years now, video and audio-only presentations of live music have been treated not just as different packages, but as different products. When will physical and digital presentations of live music also be seen as different products, and not just different packaging?
Like modern musicians, bloggers and others using social media have an almost unfathomable selection of tools available. But in the end, it is about making music, not using the tools.
I had been meaning to read Malcolm Gladwell’s Outliers: The Story of Successever since it was first published just over a year ago. Since a lot of the discussion of the book focused on the “10,000 hour rule” for achieving expertise, or mastery, it seemed a perfect fit for my interests. I’m still surprised that […]
It may be true that “video killed the radio star” back in the early ’80s, but it looks like video games are coming the rescue here in the late ’00s. From the AP story Boom in music video games helps original artists: Artists from Nirvana to the Red Hot Chili Peppers have seen sales of […]
I wrote recently about the Dream Theater song “Solitary Shell” and how it brought to mind the impressions many people have of autistic individuals. Tonight I popped in Dream Theater – Live at Budokan to help get the creative juices flowing. The first song in their set list for this show is a song called […]
Another song that brought my experiences with autism to mind, Dream Theater‘s Solitary Shell, from the Six Degrees of Separation CD. = = == === ===== He seemed no different from the rest Just a healthy normal boy His mama always did her best And he was daddy’s pride and joy He learned to walk […]
It is a good time to be a virtual musician, especially if your platform of choice comes from Nintendo. This past weekend saw the release of versions of the popular Guitar Hero and Rock Band game franchises for the Nintendo DS and the Nintendo Wii, respectively. Guitar Hero On Tour brings the guitar strumming fun […]