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SoundTempest Lists Best Free Music Software

May 20, 2010
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SoundTempest has released a list of the best free music software.  As they rightly point out, you can make some pretty dope, high-quality music on your computer these days.  The programs from their list enable you to do so without spending a huge chunk of change. A few highlights:

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IFPI Says More Anti-Piracy Laws!

April 29, 2010
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In its 22 page Digital Music Report 2010, the IFPI (that’s International Federation of the Phonographic Industry) states that digital piracy is hurting the music industry’s ability to invest in local artists. The report states that “with their revenues eroded by piracy, music companies have far less to plough back into local artist development.”  They [...]

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MusikPitch: Craigslist 2.0 for Songwriters?

April 29, 2010

With record sales at an all time low, musicians have to turn to new ventures to keep themselves stocked in flashy sequined platforms, throat coat tea, and the occasional top shelf brewski. (Those’re my vices, anyway, but you get the picture.) So it’s exciting that Musikpitch, a brand new online marketplace for songwriting, recently opened [...]

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Technology Roundup

April 27, 2010

There’s never a bad time for a roundup of exciting new and improved music technology.  Here are some highlights for all the music gearheads out there.

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Doing It All With Guguchu

April 22, 2010

In today’s music business, artists can take total control of their careers. Depending on how you look at things, that fact can look either exhilarating or terrifying. Some people grow instinctively ill at the prospect of crunching numbers, keeping one’s various social media threads and profiles up to date, or trawling the Internet for booking [...]

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iPad Music App StudioTrack Mobilizes the Mixer

April 5, 2010

Were you one of the projected 600,000 people who stood in the familiar line at the iTunes store for an iPad this weekend? If so, your productivity for the rest of this week has been compromised! (Sorry, that’s just the jealousy talking) Ever though we’re as sick (or, again, maybe just jealous) of the iPad [...]

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Roundup: Mobile Music News

March 25, 2010

So much mobile music news plus so little time equals roundup!

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Muziic, exploiter of Youtube, now available in app form

March 22, 2010

If there’s one thing the music industry is cautiously optimistic about right now, it’s apps. Apps are predicted to outsell CDs in 2012. People pay for apps. People seem willing to buy music through apps. So labels and artists alike must be super-pissed that Muziic, which 16-year-old programmer David Nelson first published as a desktop [...]

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