I am sick to death of your hollow schtick

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Categories: 2-Cents, Cool, Inspiration
Thank you Nathan.UK-based musician Nathan Joseph White, aka Whitey, has had his music on shows ranging from CSI, The Sopranos, Entourage to Breaking Bad. So, he wasn’t interested in getting yet another pitch from a television production company asking him for rights to use his music at no cost. ...
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43% of musicians in American = no health insurance

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It's just a cold... really.Yes, we *are* hosting the Vox Lumiere Heath Insurance Party, and I now find that it's not a moment too soon. Read it and weep, and then sign up for our "good and good for you" Health Insurance Information Party at the King King - it's tomorrow!WHER ...
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At least we make more than preachers!

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Categories: 2-Cents, Biz, Inspiration, Music, News
Okay... it's a little depressing. But at least we're still doing better than preachers. (Well, probably not those preachers with the 40 acre churches and Olympic size baptismals, but who is?)Even though Martin Luther said, "Next to the Word of God, music deserves the highest praise", we musicians ar ...
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Recording in the 21st Century

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Categories: 2-Cents, Biz, Music, Technology
There's nothing else to say.Thank you Jamie Tate at The Rukkus Room in Nashville, TN for the perfect summary of our current plight as recording musicians. (Used completely without permission, so Jamie I hope you don't mind :) And thank you Peter Banner for posting in on Linked In.That said, I am not ...
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Safe Sucks

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Categories: 2-Cents, Inspiration, Music
I just got back from APAP.Yeah, that's what I thought too when I first learned about it. However, it is not a gynecological convention. APAP is the "Association of Performing Arts Presenters".It's a meat market, and the Roman Coliseum, all rolled into one. Basically, it's an auction block for Agents ...
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Music Can Kill

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Categories: 2-Cents, Biz, Music
No, I'm not talking extreme ear-drum bleeding volume. I'm talking about the wrong choice of music (or sometimes having any music at all) can ruin your project. That may sound a little odd coming from a composer, but I really believe that the wrong music can kill your film, TV show, video game ad or ...
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