Archive for January, 2010

United in Flow: Celebrating the World of Hip-Hop

Community Updates, Copyright, Music Production, Music Promotion, studio 2.0| 7 Comments »

by Duke
Everyone knows now that Hip-Hop Culture is a global, socially conscious movement. There will always be times when it is highjacked and exploited by maniacal capitalists, or ridden by unscrupulous thugs with no interest in making the world better (often the same people). Those are the times when the music gets boring [...]

New Music discussion with Terry Kerr and James Pew Pt.3

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By James Pew
If you haven’t seen the first two parts of this discussion, here you go…New Music discussion with Terry Kerr and James Pew Pt.1
and here is New Music discussion with Terry Kerr and James Pew Pt.2
Recently I had the chance to sit down and talk shop with Terry Kerr, Department head at the [...]

Defining Indie – from Exploring the Possibilities of Indie, Part One

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By James Pew
Here is another excerpt from my book Studio Manifesto: Exploring the Possibilities of Indie. As always please leave your thoughts in the comments section. Thanks for reading.
“I wanna disconnect myself pull my brain stem out and unplug myself”- Henry Rollins
Disconnect from what? From everything you assume and take for granted – from [...]

New Music discussion with Terry Kerr and James Pew Pt.2

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By James Pew
Recently I had the chance to sit down and talk shop with Terry Kerr, Department head at the Nimbus School of Recording Arts. A school co-founded by legendary Canadian producer Bob Ezrin, GGGarth Richardson, Mike McCarty and Kevin Williams. This is part 2 of 6. Topics covered are everything from the economics of [...]

Thoughts on How to Ignore Everybody

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by James Pew
In December Derek Sivers sent out an invitation via his email newsletter asking musicians if they would like a free copy of one of the many marketing books that he recommends to the readers of his blog. Derek’s idea was to send out copies of these books to interested musicians, who would in [...]

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