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A delicate balance between music career and everything else important in life needs to be struck by musicians who want to sustain their careers. For example, you might want to spend every waking hour making music, but if doing so isn’t making you money yet, it’s not a realistic option. Continue Reading

National endowment for the arts

The smartest thing I’ve done as a musician has been to keep an open mind. That’s lead me to learning music technology—an essential tool for any modern musician—and also to gaining valuable insights into other worlds of instruments, such as horns, various string instruments, percussion instruments, piano, and others, so Continue Reading

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I love so many different kinds of music that this is such a difficult question, but I’d have to say my favorite music to play is groove-heavy R&B, as well as uptempo afrobeat/West African high life sort of music—basically, anything that really gets people up and moving. Soundfly partners with Continue Reading

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In an excellent think piece, Pitchfork’s Adam Ward waxes nostalgia for the low-bitrate file and its ability to transmit an artistic feeling unique to the medium: Finally, we come to the latest album in the list, although Ambiant Otaku is, like many of the others, the debut solo album of a Continue Reading

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Planning to take your creative or compositional practice out of the house sometime soon? These gorgeous residency locations will have your jaw on the floor. All of our mentored online courses come with six weeks of 1-on-1 professional coaching and feedback on your work. It’s like having a personal trainer, but for Continue Reading

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Soundfly course producer John Hull walks us through how he creates a Slice to MIDI preset in Ableton Live so you can build your own customized version. That means no initial investment is needed, there’s no financial risk, no obligation (they can use their own partners), and artists and label Continue Reading