Monte Bona presented prestigious 'Pioneers of Progress' award

Monte Bona presented prestigious 'Pioneers of Progress' award
In Mt. Pleasant alone, because of the fundraising efforts of Wasatch Academy, there have been two buildings restored, the First Presbyterian Church, which is also used as a music conservatory for Wasatch Academy, and Liberal Hall, which was the first …
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Music Plus // Songwriting Tutorial with Robert Shields (Part 1 | Chords)



Music Plus presents the first in a series of music tutorials. This first video will concentrate on songwriting and features Robert Shields (Finding Albert) who will go through his approach to working with: Chords, Melody, Lyrics and Structure. read more

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Commercial Songwriting

What is the major difference between songs written by an amateur and a professional song writer? The gap to differentiate can be humongous as one imagines, but the reality is that all it requires is the right blend of promoting, recording and advertising. You might say an immense advertising campaign including radio and television airplay could be the reason for a musical hit and you’d more than likely be correct, or at least partly correct. All of us need to start somewhere no matter how much backing or talent we have. This usually involves getting people to:- read more

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Noel Gallagher on his songwriting – Radio 4 “Rhyme & Reason” 31.03.2013



Traduzione qui http://oasisnotizie.blogspot.it/2013/04/noel-gallagher-non-amo-le-canzoni-che.html Thanks to NoelsOasis for recording. Poet and DJ Mr Gee talks to songwriter Noel Gallagher about poetry and how it influences his work. Noel Gallagher recalls going to see poets such as John Cooper Clarke and Lemn Sissay perform, and explains how his songs are metaphorical and imagistic, using the techniques of poetry.

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New Music To Listen To

Mainstream media is quick to offer up the latest in new music to listen to but, so often, the only thing new about it is the wardrobe that the current artist is wearing. There was a time when record executives and producers were willing to take a chance on something new and different. These people are mostly gone and have been replaced with a new breed of fat cat. These new people will only bet on what they think is a sure thing. read more

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Songwriting Lesson for Beginners to Advanced – Part 1



Songwriting instruction by hit songwriter and Berkleemusic.com instructor, author of “Popular Lyric Writing: 10 Steps to Effective Storytelling”

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A Look at Famous Guitarists and Their Guitars – Guitar Players

If you like music, then you know about an American guitarist, singer and songwriter named Jimi Hendrix. He was classed as one of best and influenced many a budding guitarists with his music.

Though starting in England it wasn’t until the Monterey Festival in 1967 that he was recognized worldwide. He later went on to headline The 1969 Woodstock Festival and with his style of playing using guitar feedback and overdriven amplifiers he turned an undesirable sound into a highly popular type of music. read more

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Lennon and McCartney Discuss Their Songwriting Partnership (1966)



A nice little interview of John Lennon and Paul McCartney for a 1966 BBC Radio show, recorded at Paul’s newly-purchased townhome on Cavendish Avenue. About mid-way through the interview, a very young “Martha My Dear” can be heard howling from another room. The interview was re-broadcast in 1988 on BBC Radio’s “The Beeb’s Lost Beatles Tapes,” and that’s when “Hey Jude” was edited in. (You can tell the interview was taped in ’66 because Paul mentions that Martha is 7 weeks old. He got Martha right after he moved into his home on Cavendish Avenue in the summer of ’66.)

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'Tamar & Vince' Reality Show Tackles Christianity and Homosexual Relationships

'Tamar & Vince' Reality Show Tackles Christianity and Homosexual Relationships
LaShawn Daniels, the Grammy Award winning music producer, sparked a conversation on Twitter after providing an example for how Christians can react to homosexual couples on the latest "Tamar & Vince" episode. LaShawn and his wife April Daniels …
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