Lock On – The Steps of Blaxx (part 2 of 3)

‘Lock On’ has various Sound Design elements that one may not notice but if absent, or if done incorrectly, will take the viewer out of the experience the Director wants the audience to feel. Some of these elements were described in my previous blog . The process of walking is something we all observe in nature and will instinctively know when the sound and visuals do not match. This blog is dedicated to this process.

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How To Build An Online Following – Indie Artists (Part 1 of 3)

 “Social and digital media is a bullet train, and that bullet train is not coming home.”
Howard Schultz

First things first. This blog series is going to contain statistics. I think this is important as musicians and bands especially if they are indie (not signed to a major recording label or their subsidiaries). They need to know what they are up against if they want to expand into the broader playing field and gain larger audiences. As they say, ‘knowledge is power’.

So let’s get powerful.
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The Voice. The Music Industry. Do’s and Don’ts. (Part 3 of 3) A note to upcoming vocalists

After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
- Aldous Huxley -

In the previous blog in this series I mentioned that vocalists should not only look at one income stream in the use of their talent. Vocalists are exposed to a variety of opportunities. This bodes well because in today’s economy having more than one stream of income provides a person more security, more exposure to opportunities and of course more money. Let’s look at a few of these opportunities. Continue reading “The Voice. The Music Industry. Do’s and Don’ts. (Part 3 of 3) A note to upcoming vocalists”