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Welcome to ASCAP Experience: Home Edition
proudly introduces a weekly series of
virtual programming designed to inspire, educate and connect music makers
everywhere. Programming is open to all music creators, aspiring songwriters,
students and music industry professionals, regardless
of which performing rights organization you belong to. Programming kicks
off on May 28. Register
now for free access!
Music Industry’s Next Five Growth Drivers
Mulligan (Music industry Blog) – With streaming growth slowing and creators
feeling short changed, it is time to think about what plan B is, for the sakes of
both the industry and the creator community.
Quarantine Has Transformed
Not-TV into Essential TV
Parham (Wired) -- Covid-19 lockdown has readjusted our appetite for
entertainment—and changed our relationship to television entirely.
Through the Pandemic: Three Prominent Music Supervisors Discuss the Music
Industry’s Way Forward
Smith (Digital Music News) -- Between the postponement of most every
crowd-based concert and the temporary closure of virtually all recording
studios, as well as seemingly everything else, the coronavirus (COVID-19)
crisis’ impact on the music industry has been unprecedented, to say the least.
So how are three of the top music supervisors in the industry making things
Music Events Directory
By Cherie Hu
-- This living document contains three main sections: 1. An introductory foreword discussing how the music-industry
mindset around livestreaming is slowly shifting. 2. A
list of tools that artists and speakers can use to host virtual shows, panels
and meetups. 3. A list of public
livestreaming and virtual-event calendars, many of which are open to
submissions. My goal is to build a comprehensive, up-to-date resource for
anyone seeking guidance on how to stage alternative music events in this moment
of significant upheaval for the industry.
Studios’ Sound Legacy
Mutter (AV Magazine) -- The legendary Abbey Road Studios has an impressive
track record for remaining at the forefront of audio industry developments. Zoe
Mutter met the team working at the heart of the iconic recording and mixing
powerhouse to find out how the innovations developed by and used inside the
studios continue to evolve with the sonic landscape.
Hi-Fi Is Reshaping the Sound Of Streaming With AI
Mandell (Forbes) -- On many digital music services, transitions between songs
can vacillate between two unpleasant extremes: ear-splitting ads, and seconds
of sterile silence. Some of the world’s best-known media and entertainment
brands are calling on Super Hi-Fi, a Los Angeles-based artificial intelligence
company, to solve this problem.
AI Makes Frank Sinatra Sing “Toxic” by Britney Spears
Robitzski (Futurism) -- We gave these AI music experts an unusual request — and
what they delivered will blow your mind. [Actually, not mind blowing at all …
In fact, pretty awful. However, it does give a hint as to where things might be
to Work With Agents and Promoters In a Live Streaming World
Garcia (HypeBot) -- Musicians and the entire music industry are scrambling to
understand the wild wild west of live streaming. As each finds their own path
forward, it’s important that they include all of the key players that drive
Finances Behind A Physical Distribution Deal
Zimmerman (HypeBot) -- Despite streaming’s popularity, physical distribution
remains a major part of development for artists and labels. Here we look at
some of the financial details surrounding a physical distribution deal that you
should keep in mind before committing.
Read Guitar Tabs?
Suomala (Music Think Tank) -- Wanna make learning your favorite songs easier?
Tabs will help you do just that!
Great Album Covers, Chosen by Gregory Sylvester
Sylvester (Muse by Clio) -- From Cocteau Twins to Metallica to Johnny Cash …
Gregory Sylvester is a Los Angeles-based creative director. He's created Grammy
Award-winning music packages and marketing campaigns for leading lifestyle and
no Pat Boone.]
Eminem Conquered Black Music (and White Privilege) With ‘The Marshall Mathers
Thompson (M Level) -- Looking back on the racial politics of a certified
hip-hop classic, 20 years later.
Sad Music Make You Happy?
no reason at all, my favorite medley of all time.]
Moonglow / Theme From Picnic
by Will Hudson, Irving Mills and Eddie DeLange
Picnic” by George Duning