Counting Crows (May 19, 2014) – Counting Crows have signed an agreement with Capitol Records for the Fall release of their forthcoming studio album, Somewhere Under Wonderland, it was announced today by Capitol Music Group Chairman & CEO Steve Barnett. It will be the band’s sixth studio album and first since Saturday Nights & Sunday […]
Last week, I mentioned French black metal which segues nicely into this week’s discussion on the importance of language in song. Do you have to be able to understand the words of the song in order to appreciate it? In this list are tracks sung in a variety of languages including French, Japanese, German, Icelandic, […]
Learning about the Music Business Association (Music Biz)’s annual conference a few weeks ago, I grew extremely curious. It’s no surprise there are so many confusing facets to the music industry behind a creative artist – distribution, digital and traditional media channel promotion, metadata analysis of hits, streams and units, label contracts, tour booking, ticket […]
Last week I looked at how young people pick up music from their parents. Is the reverse true? Without having kids I do not know for sure, but in my experience some kids are less tolerant than their parents. Earlier this year I finally got to see Alcest in concert. Alcest are a French black […]
One fact I find quite engaging is how many people of the generation below me, as it were, got their musical introduction from listening to their parents’ (my generation) record collection. A few months ago I was at a John Watts gig and found myself talking to some young people who could only have been […]
I have been asked in the past, not the least by Mrs Martel, why music is so important to me. I can only explain in the most general terms, that it was what I grew up with. Music spoke to me and said things about me in ways in which I could not. Music represented […]
This is well worth considering.
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Contest** – tweet or facebook your favorite lyrics to a Foster the People song with hashtag #fosterfree Open to Canadian residents only Contest closes Sunday 3/30/14 Prize The winner receives the LP “Supermodel”
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