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CD REVIEW: Heiskell - Soundtrack for an Aneurysm
By Jon Stewart - 07/26/2007 - 03:27 PM EDT

Alternative Rock

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The Theory of Appreciative Comparison *Part 1*
By Kole (Kyle Hicks) - 07/26/2007 - 12:10 PM EDT

A theory borrowed from the world of Psychology but adapted to Music. (Introduction to the Theory and it's purpose)

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CD REVIEW: The Histrioniks - About This Girl
By Chip Withrow - 07/24/2007 - 01:24 PM EDT

Alternative Pop/Rock

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CD REVIEW: Conveniens - Conveniens
By Alex Jasperse - 07/21/2007 - 09:38 PM EDT

Avant-Garde, Electro-Jazz and Jazz-Fusion

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ASCAP Seeks To Destroy The Music Download Business By A Move In A New York Federal District Court
By Brian Corber - 07/17/2007 - 03:17 PM EDT

There is a major fight brewing between different segments of the music business: ASCAP and the RIAA and the record companies: ASCAP has filed a motion seeking an order from a New York Federal Court to declare all downloads of music as public performances, giving ASCAP, BMI and SESAC a piece of the action in private download transactions, such as from iTunes or Rhapsody (http://www.ascap.com/press/2007/030107_transmissions.html). The matter has been set for a trail to begin May 21, 2007.

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Royalties and the Law
By Brian Corber - 07/17/2007 - 03:14 PM EDT

The informal resolution processes of the three domestic PRO's - A brief analysis.

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Blue Collar Rockin' #4 - CONFIDENCE!!
By Mick Polich - 07/17/2007 - 09:53 AM EDT

Lacking in what the French call, um, er,that 'certain something'? Mick looks at confidence: how to get it, what to do with it, do you buy it a suit, take it to dinner, etc....

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Q&A: What song forms are used for film scoring?
By Mary Dawson - 07/17/2007 - 12:37 AM EDT

Terry has been reading Mary's articles on Song Form or Structure. He is curious as to which Song Forms are most commonly used in music for films.

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Q&A: I write music after receiving lyrics first from my mate. Is this unusual?
By Mary Dawson - 07/16/2007 - 11:30 AM EDT

Which comes first? The chicken or the egg? The lyrics or the music? Is one method more "correct" than others? In this question Mary addresses this historic dilemma for songwriters.

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CD REVIEW: The Russel Leon Band - If Red was Green
By Francesco Emmanuel - 07/16/2007 - 11:20 AM EDT

Art-Rock, Progressive Rock, Rock

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CD REVIEW: The Cringe - Scratch the Surface
By Francesco Emmanuel - 07/16/2007 - 11:17 AM EDT

Alternative Rock

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CD REVIEW: The Thunderlords - Noisy songs for noisy kids
By Francesco Emmanuel - 07/16/2007 - 11:16 AM EDT

Children's (ages 5-13)

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CD REVIEW: Sandy Foster - Caramelize
By Francesco Emmanuel - 07/16/2007 - 11:08 AM EDT

Jazz

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CD REVIEW - Donna Beasley- Good Samaritan
By Rick Marchetti - 07/15/2007 - 08:09 PM EDT

Country/Folk

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CD REVIEW: Blip Fool - ep
By Alex Jasperse - 07/10/2007 - 09:06 PM EDT

Electronic, Jazz-Funk and Post-Bop

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Networking that works
By Tim Ogle - 07/08/2007 - 05:21 PM EDT

The first five of what may become the "Ten Commandment's" of networking.


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Let's Live A Spice Life
By Trevor Krueger - 07/07/2007 - 08:39 AM EDT

As much as I want to be remembered for the quality of my lyrics, sometimes you just have to do what you have to do. You just never know where the next inspiration will come from!

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Stepping Stones from The Cradle to The Grave
By Trevor Krueger - 07/07/2007 - 08:07 AM EDT

Life is full of music, but there exists for each of us certain songs that stay with us forever.

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CD REVIEW: Melissa Giges - Far Beyond the Pacific
By Chip Withrow - 07/02/2007 - 02:04 PM EDT

Pop/Rock

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