With the record industry as we used to know it continuing to fall apart, small upstarts like Buzz Records are primed to become the main source of new music that doesn't sound factory-made.
As I've started to explore more outside of urban radio and hip hop blogs for inspiring and interesting music, I've been pulled in what feels like a thousand different directions. Dozens of musical genres float in and out of my musical landscape on a daily basis.
In other words, if you're a musician, you have to play live to make money. The old business model of pressing a record or CD and cutting the pie a dozen ways doesn't work.
A Blue Man Group performance is definitely one of those things that you can never really imagine what it's going to be like until you actually experience it.
The voice. It is the purest reflection of one's self and is the instrument from which our passions pour. It carries our emotions, gives wings to the ...
Songland will be giving the average American aspiring songwriter a chance to pitch their song to top artists and producers in hopes that it will become an international smash.
MUSIC Matters, now in their fourth year, holds a spring festival annually that's patterned loosely by Austin's South By Southwest to bring together all the different facets on campus with hopes to make strong community ties in the Detroit and Ann Arbor areas.
In my many discussions with people from all over the globe recently, I've had the privilege to hear the story behind people's dream. Often, it's a moment in childhood or a fond memory that acts to drive their dream. For me, writing has been something that has always been there.
Event producers, advertising sponsors and booking agents have successfully monetized every aspect of the "festival experience," from the actual ticket to the branded festival grounds themselves. When did festivals become more about money than music?
Tomorrow starts World Creativity and Innovation Week (which runs April 15-21) and in honor of it, Emmy-winning filmmaker and Founder of "I Sell the Sh...
It occurred to me then how rare it is for people to take the time to devote their full attention to classical music. All too often it has taken its place in society as background noise.
I was lucky enough to catch The Wind and The Wave's set at Rockwood Music Hall in New York City on April 7th. I've been listening to their music on lo...
Today I released my third gem inspired track titled "Onyx." Lately, people are reminded that we as a whole have not overcome the struggle. The reality is I am experiencing the same issues of racism and sexism that my grandmother experienced in the 60s and 70s.
As the music industry continues to grow and the record industry slowly starts to become a nostalgic reference artists are looking for interesting ways to expand their audience and share their art through strategic partnerships and 360 deals.
After releasing their debut album The Legacy in 1987 on Atlantic Records, Testament quickly shot to the upper echelon of metal royalty, and after all these years, through all the ups and downs, Testament is still alive and kicking ass.