When a song triggers both anticipation and reward, it moves us like nothing else.
Music has a profound effect on the human brain. Music and it understand of it is what makes us human. This article explore the relationship of music and the brain.
The first step in getting radio play is sending your music to radio stations.
There is a right way and a wrong way to submit your songs to commercial radio station. The proper method will make a BIG difference in weather your song is picked up by a radio station. The music business is in a constant state of flux. Those artist who remain on the cutting edge of technology and trends will have greater success. Radio stations get tons of music from artist wanting them to play their song. Many artist are in direct competition with big music labels and established superstar artist. Breaking through can be tough but all it takes is getting on the right station with the right audience with a receptive Music Director and it could open doors for an emerging artist.
We all know that our favourite artists have great voices right? Wrong! This video from RT, reveals just how corrupt the music industry really is and how anyone can sound like a professional.
This is an interesting video revealing how artist are using technology. The problem with this is its overuse. Too much of a good thing can leave a sour taste. One of the biggest technological techniques used in producing records is autotune. This is a black box that will "fix" the pitch of a singers voice. Most of what is heard today in mainstream commercial music filters the singing voice through autotune. Then there is the issue of live performances which are not really live. In the pursuit of perfection and lack of spontaneity many concerts are actually lip-synced over a studio vocal track. Where is the skill in that? .