What It Takes to Carve out a Successful Music Career

I’m sure some non-musical consumers of music (those consumers who don’t play any instruments themselves) who love music also feel the same way, but yeah, for those of us who do play one or two instruments ourselves and have a creative relationship with the art of music, there is a certain appreciation you have for music that is just so well produced. This is why you won’t find me watching channels such as Channel O, Trace and MTV Base. I have nothing against the “hustle” of the musicians whose music videos are often featured on those channels and on commercial radio stations, but for the most part it’s nothing but someone reciting lyrics over what are increasingly sounding like generic beats created on the computer. Read more

James Blunt: Still the Best

The name, James Blunt, automatically pops two songs’ titles in our heads and these are: “You’re beautiful” and “Goodbye my Lover”. Back in 2004, these two songs from Blunt’s album- Back to Bedlam, brought fame to the singing star. Until now, he is still famous and known for the numerous singles and albums he has released. Lately, James Blunt has released a new album called Afterlove, and the best song of the album is “Love me Better”. Read more

Music Education Remains a Field of Opportunity

The importance of well-rounded curricula that balance STEM subjects, languages, social sciences and the arts cannot be stressed enough. Music educators enjoy the benefits of teaching from their passions on a subject that stays timeless while incorporating new innovations nd developments. Additionally, the inclusion of music studies in education programs at all levels has demonstrated positive effects on learning in other subject areas. With healthy job growth rates projected for the next decade, now may be a good time to join in this rewarding field. Read more

5 Ways To Use Music To Cure What Ails You

We all already know that music is great for entertainment purposes, but you can also use it as various forms of treatment. Some of these are for social or behavioral benefits, whereas others are on the fringe of medicinal, but that point is that knowing that music is an option to feel better in certain circumstances can help a person combat several situations effectively. Read more