Jeff Oxenford has been blogging his experience recording demos for the first time. It’s very interesting first-hand experience and worth a read.
Archive for September, 2007
I was looking at my MySpace profile and this message came across my bulletin board: Hey MySpacing Friends, Here’s your one-time industry discount for a 1/2 off subscription! Just $9.98 for 1-year, $16.98 for 2-years. Just cut and paste this link into your browser and when prompted for a coupon code, enter “ASindustry” and you’re [...]
Lou Reed is interviewed by Pitchfork: Pitchfork: As a songwriter in 1975, what kinds of contextual or personal cues made you want to experiment with things like drone, volume, and sustained sound? Reed: In the Velvet Underground, my guitar solos were always feedback solos, so it wasn’t that big of a leap to say I [...]
Group Project: Songwriting Tips We started our popular Group Songwriting Tips Project last September. I can’t believe it’s been a year already! Songwriters, Get Out Of Town (Part II) “Then I started poking around on www.OpenMikes.org, the site that Don suggested we all use to book our “open mike tour.” To recap from Don’s article, [...]