This TED talk features Ethiopian-American singer-songwriter Meklit Hadero discussing how she gets inspiration from the soundscape of everyday sounds.
The creators of iOS / Windows DAW, n-Track Studio, today released Songtree, an app for the collaborative creation of musical tracks. Designed to be easy to use and with a branching “tree” interface, Songtree enables the evolution of a single song along different paths (branches, we suppose, if you’re going to stick with the tree… Read More n-Track Debuts Musical Collaboration App, Songtree
Fiddlewax Pro – a new instrument for iPad – has been updated based on feedback from users since it was launched. This update adds new low-level features, updated graphics, fixes MIDI bugs, and delivers ‘extreme BPM ranges’.
Propellerhead Software is holding a contest: they are asking songwriters to submit a video tutorial (via YouTube), no more than 5 minutes in length, showing how you create a song from scratch. The winner’s video gets featured on the Propellerhead site. Deadline is March 25, 2014. Rules and more information are at this link.
Shaking Through is a documentary series about the Birth of a Song. Each year, the producers give 10 independent musicians a challenge: record a song in two days. First take to final mix. No extensions. No safety net.
Korg microARRANGER Official Product Introduction was uploaded by: KorgUSAVideos
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Beginner’s Guide to Experimentation with Reason was uploaded by: PropellerheadSW
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Thomas Dolby has some interesting thoughts to share on songwriting in a recent interview: Since I have returned to music, I am focused on the essence of the song, not the frills. I have no desire to wow the audience with my production technique. There’s plenty of that out there. But there’s a dearth of real… Read More Thomas Dolby On Songwriting