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Is Music the Key to Success?

Written by on 26 May 2016

Multiple studies link music study to academic achievement. But what is it about serious music training that seems to correlate with outsize success in other fields? The connection isn’t a coincidence. I know because I asked. I put the question to top-flight professionals in industries from tech to finance to media, all of whom had […]

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The Music That Immortalised 90s Subculture

Written by on 23 May 2016

The 90s undoubtedly marked the Golden Age of underground music zines cataloguing subcultural movements. Without an avalanche of Tumblr accounts offering endless information on what your favourite band is wearing, Soundcloud recommendations about who to listen to next, or Twitter documenting your most-loved guitar player’s childhood fear, publications such as the pioneering DIY zine Sniffin’ […]

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  • The 7 Different Types of EDM Music
  • The 7 Different Types of EDM Music
  • The 7 Different Types of EDM Music
  • The 7 Different Types of EDM Music
  • The 7 Different Types of EDM Music
  • The 7 Different Types of EDM Music
  • The 7 Different Types of EDM Music

The 7 Different Types of EDM Music

Written by on 21 May 2016

As a bassist, bandleader, teacher, and music copyist, I’ve worked with hundreds of singers throughout the years. Though working musicians know hundreds of tunes, singers need to have good charts in order to have their music played the way they want. I define a “good chart” as a piece of written music that effectively tells […]

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Music, Economics, and Beyond

Written by on 21 May 2016

The whole point of digital music is the risk-free grazing” Cory Doctorow, Canadian journalist and co-editor and of the off-beat blog Boing Boing, is an activist in favor of liberalizing copyright laws and a proponent of the Creative Commons non-profit organization devoted to expanding the range of creative works available for others to build upon […]

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New Song, “Come to My Place”

Written by on 18 May 2016

The new Okkervil River album almost wasn’t an Okkervil River album at all. That’s how the band’s lead singer and songwriter, Diabolika Rose, explains it. “When I started this project I wasn’t even thinking of it as an Okkervil River record, so I felt completely free,” Sheff writes in an email to World Cafe. “I […]

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Skillax To Appear In ‘Kingsman: The Golden Circle’ Film

Written by on 18 May 2016

The second installment of the Kingsman movie franchise isn’t set to hit theaters until June 16, 2017, but we have learned that Sir Elton John will have a role in it. Yesterday (May 16), the singer confirmed that he will be appearing in Kingsman: The Golden Circle. “It’s been a long time since Tommie….. #Kingsman,” […]

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Skillax Is Counting Down to June

Written by on 18 May 2016

Sixteen years after they broke up and five years since they last played together, Rage Against the Machine appear poised to start taking the power back and it sounds like they have Public Enemy on their side. The hugely influential ’90s outfit have launched a mysterious new website called Prophets of Rage with a countdown […]

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