Here is everything under the Rants category:

Music Theory Shortcuts

Well kids, it has been a while since I’ve had the time to inflict you with my mumblings. Had a ton of fun recording with a bevy of beauties this past two months and now things have calmed down and my idle mind is looking for something to prattle on about. Today’s lecture will be Continue reading →

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Our Friend The Voiced Consonant

To continue on the subject of Mouth Mechanics in general and Voiced Consonants in particular, Here is a little written homework assignment for all of you singers who are not competing for the title “LQBM”  (Least Qualified Band Member.) To review definitions for a moment, Voiced Consonants are those sounds which are not vowels, are Continue reading →

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Who The Hell Are You Anyway?

Establishing an instantly recognizable identity can be the most elusive ingredient in building a career as a young musical artist. We see the difficulty every time we tune in to American Idol. Young artists competing for public recognition struggle every week to be whatever it is they think will keep them on the show another Continue reading →

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Sellaband, The $50,000 Question

Ah, the 50K question…seems I’ve stepped on a few toes with my last post so let me start by saying that I have no problem with any artist getting their hands on any amount of cash and making any type of recording they are able to in order to make this a more perfect world. Continue reading →

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Sellaband, What Will 2010 Bring?

As an early and optimistic supporter of Sellaband, I feel confident in saying that I am not alone in wishing a successful and prosperous 2010 to the company and all of my friends, both virtual and physical, associated with the Dutch crowd-sourcing music website. That said, the past year has brought changes in policy and Continue reading →

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Flea's Silverlake Conservatory

When selecting a new automobile the typical buyer usually has a short list of required features that help in the final selection of what will likely be the second most expensive investment made by the modern consumer. There was a time when options such as disc brakes, automatic transmission and engine size were at the Continue reading →

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