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The Biggest Music Comeback of 2014: Vinyl Records

The Biggest Music Comeback of 2014: Vinyl Records | music | Scoop.it

More than seven million old-fashioned vinyl LPs have been sold this year, up 49% from last year, largely on demand from indie-rock fans. But the few creaky U.S. factories that still press records are struggling to keep pace.


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I don't get this. I grew up with vinyl records. At the time there was nothing better, but they have problems. Why go back?

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#DTNT on #SM - bot mentions - @muz4now

#DTNT on #SM - bot mentions - @muz4now | music | Scoop.it
In a series of "Do this, not that" (for musicians) on social media: automated mentions, DM's, PM's, and so on are a bad idea. So what do you do instead?

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#DTNT on #SM - self-promotion - by @norabarnacle

#DTNT on #SM - self-promotion - by @norabarnacle | music | Scoop.it
In a series of "Do this, not that" for musicians on social media: if you get on #SM and only do self-promotion, you're wasting your time.

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Teacher puts music in your hands right away - Contra Costa Times

Teacher puts music in your hands right away - Contra Costa Times | music | Scoop.it
Teacher puts music in your hands right away
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It's hard to imagine that merely one lesson could be all it takes to play a song on the piano, but that is what it takes when Jane Buchanan and the Simply Music program work their magic.
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Cutting music lessons will ‘cost soul of the nation’ warn musicians after drop in funding

Cutting music lessons will ‘cost soul of the nation’ warn musicians after drop in funding | music | Scoop.it
The celebrated violinist Nicola Benedetti and trumpet soloist Alison Balsom are among leading musicians calling on the Government to drop controversial advice to local authorities to pull funding for music lessons, warning it could “cost the soul...
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Monetize your YouTube Videos that contain Someone Else’s Music

Monetize your YouTube Videos that contain Someone Else’s Music | music | Scoop.it
You have uploaded a video to your YouTube channel but cannot monetize it because you do not have the commercial rights for the music used inside the video.
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From "Tell Him" to "Twist and Shout": Piece of My Heart Looks at the Man Behind the Music

From "Tell Him" to "Twist and Shout": Piece of My Heart Looks at the Man Behind the Music | music | Scoop.it
The new musical Piece of My Heart: The Bert Berns Story examines the life and legacy of pop songwriter Bert Berns. * What Rolling Stone called "one of the great untold stories of rock and roll" is finally being told. Currently at book stores in a recently-released hardcover called "Here Comes the Night: The Dark Soul of Bert Berns and the Dirty Business of Rhythm and Blues" by former rock critic for the San Francisco Chronicle, Joel Selvin — and now in musical form at the Signature Center with Piece of My Heart: The Bert Berns Story.
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dLM -Those who devote their lives to music-

dLM -Those who devote their lives to music- | music | Scoop.it
dLM have created this site in order to provide a place for current or aspiring professional musicians to show off their work and with the hope that we can contribute to the development of their activities.
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With the JamStik, you can make your own iPad music - Minneapolis Star Tribune

With the JamStik, you can make your own iPad music - Minneapolis Star Tribune | music | Scoop.it
Minneapolis Star Tribune With the JamStik, you can make your own iPad music Minneapolis Star Tribune The JamStik is a battery-powered, guitar-like instrument that can be considered an amateur music tutorial, an iPad entertainment accessory or a...
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Fiddler created a traditional music scene on the Cape - Boston Globe

Fiddler created a traditional music scene on the Cape - Boston Globe | music | Scoop.it
“Fiddler created a traditional music scene on the Cape Boston Globe CHATHAM — Lots of people harbor dreams but never follow through on them. Rosemary Clancy's was to craft violins by hand.”
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Discover six of the best music cities and the genres that put them on the map

Discover six of the best music cities and the genres that put them on the map | music | Scoop.it
Music's roots run deep but they don't travel far. New York, Memphis, San Francisco, Berlin, London and Paris all gave birth to individual music styles and are still hotbeds of those genres today. A look at their past and present.
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Richard Pinhas on lessons learned during a lifetime making experimental music - Washington Post

Richard Pinhas on lessons learned during a lifetime making experimental music - Washington Post | music | Scoop.it
“Washington Post Richard Pinhas on lessons learned during a lifetime making experimental music Washington Post For experimental-music aficionados, it's hard to imagine a world without Richard Pinhas.”
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Shutterstock’s Music Licensing Marketplace Simplifies Creative Projects | found in noosfeer

Set up your passionsfeed to discover the stories that best fit your personality
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A Musician's Guide to Streaming: The Pros & Cons of Spotify, Bandcamp, SoundCloud & More

A Musician's Guide to Streaming: The Pros & Cons of Spotify, Bandcamp, SoundCloud & More | music | Scoop.it
Where to put your music as a beginning artist can be a daunting question. Every online service has pros and cons, and different programs work better for different genres, artists and scenes. Finding the right distribution method can be tough, and the industry is still going through growing pains when it comes to royalty payments.

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#DTNT for social media - be consistent - @muz4now

#DTNT for social media - be consistent - @muz4now | music | Scoop.it
Series of "Do this, not that" for musicians on social media: if you just repeat the same status repeatedly, no one will trust you. Be original. Be real.

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How do I Promote My Music Website?

How do I Promote My Music Website? | music | Scoop.it
There isn't necessarily a right
or a wrong way to promote a music website, especially when it comes to what
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Love of music leads to business venture - Washington Times

Love of music leads to business venture - Washington Times | music | Scoop.it
Love of music leads to business venture
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While he's particularly passionate about the music from Kasem's years of hosting American Top 40, Lynn said he listens to all kinds of music on the radio.
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Group music therapy may help Alzheimer's patients improve communication - Fox News

Group music therapy may help Alzheimer's patients improve communication - Fox News | music | Scoop.it
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With advanced Alzheimer's disease, language deteriorates and patients spontaneously speak less and less.
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Why The Music Industry's Next Big Disruption Is In The Recording Studio

Why The Music Industry's Next Big Disruption Is In The Recording Studio | music | Scoop.it
“Everyone knows the way we listen to music will never be the same, but they never suspected this.”
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Independent Music Labels and Young Artists Embrace Streaming on Their Own ... - New York Times

Independent Music Labels and Young Artists Embrace Streaming on Their Own ... - New York Times | music | Scoop.it
“New York Times Independent Music Labels and Young Artists Embrace Streaming on Their Own ...”
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Ready to rock but not ready to crowdfund - DIY Musician Blog

Ready to rock but not ready to crowdfund - DIY Musician Blog | music | Scoop.it
Here are four things a new artist can do for a year before launching a campaign. As an independent artist in the online community, it's hard not to...

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The music of 'Pee-Wee,' 'Batman' and more, at Benaroya - The Seattle Times

The music of 'Pee-Wee,' 'Batman' and more, at Benaroya - The Seattle Times | music | Scoop.it
The music of 'Pee-Wee,' 'Batman' and more, at Benaroya
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A preview of “Danny Elfman's Music from the Films of Tim Burton,” presented by Seattle Symphony with guest conductor John Mauceri, on Friday and Saturday (June 27-28, 2014).
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Music lessons for children boost 'executive brain function' throughout adult life

Music lessons for children boost 'executive brain function' throughout adult life | music | Scoop.it
“A new study has suggested that children who receive regular music lessons display increased brain function through the rest of their adult life.”
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Leading scientist ejected by audience after 'trying to crowd surf' at classical music concert - Independent.ie

Leading scientist ejected by audience after 'trying to crowd surf' at classical music concert - Independent.ie | music | Scoop.it
“A leading scientist was ejected by fellow audience members during a performance of Handel’s Messiah after he took the director’s invitation to “clap and whoop” to the music a step too f (Leading scientist ejected by audience after 'trying to crowd...”
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MILES DAVIS HAS NYC STREET NAMED AFTER HIM... iTunes Music releases, New Jazz Album, ‘Evolution On The One’ by Jazzis, On Soundcloud

MILES DAVIS HAS NYC STREET NAMED AFTER HIM... iTunes Music releases, New Jazz Album, ‘Evolution On The One’ by Jazzis, On Soundcloud | music | Scoop.it
“Shirley Zafirau, who still lives on the same West 77th Street block that Davis did until the mid-80s, championed her cause by writing e-mails, making phone calls, visiting the local community board...”
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