2012 March

The Future of Recording

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It isn’t really news that recording technology has greatly advanced over the past decade. The digital world is now dominating the internet as companies such as iTunes and Napster provide a plethora of our favorite artists at our fingertips. However, there are still quite a bit of people who favor the old fashion sound of an analog recording than they do digital. Who needs that crystal clear junk? Vinyl is where its at! No matter how crisp an engineer can master their tracks, nothing compares to that warmth that vinyl offers. On the other hand, there are a hell of a lot of people who don’t understand why someone would still be stuck on such an outdated form of technology. What’s so good about hearing your music crackle and pop? We’re in a new age now; holding on to the past will merely slow down our advancement. But if we are so split down the middle, it truly does make us wonder where this progression will lead us. Is the digital world going to become so polished that it takes away the authenticity from the music? Or will it triumph and grace us with some of the most amazing listening experiences we could ever imagine? Read More

One Month Until ASCAP EXPO!

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The ASCAP “I Create Music” EXPO is almost here!

For those who haven’t heard of this event, you’re in for a treat. The ASCAP EXPO is an event that takes place in Los Angeles, CA and has been running strong for the past six years. Now, a plethora of producers, songwriters, editors, musicians, and just about any other cat in the music industry that you could think of are coming together for the program’s seventh annual meeting. From April 19th-21st, the Renaissance Hollywood Hotel will house the event. Which gives us plenty of time to make our way throughout the EXPO and take in as much as we can from the artists who are here to share their methods of making it in the music industry. Read More