Corey Williams song exposes flaws in the entertainment business
The shortage of great talent in today's baloney-cluttered entertainment business is explained artfully in this unique song and video called "Run Away Box" by Corey Williams. The song points the finger at the big wigs who make decisions based not on art but numbers. The key to how these anti-art bosses have crumbled their own craft is that
actual buyers of entertainment products aren't buying based on statistics, they are buying based on how they respond to the art. But if there is no art in the first place - is it any wonder why it won't sell?
Lexter's song "Freedom To Love" could save radio, but it may be too late
Every now and then a song like "Freedom To Love" by Lexter comes along and you say to yourself, "now that's a song that sounds like it should be on the radio, but it's not." The reason it's not is because radio doesn't know how to find good songs anymore. They are actually still trusting the major labels, who have run up a bad decade of lost revenue. Vist www.lextertheartist.com or find this song on iTunes.
Creating fresh music shows with classic recordings
Now that there are billions of recordings available on the internet, let's try to narrow down the top 10,000. In order to get a list that long you have to dip back into the past and find previously undiscovered material, like this video of "Long Cool Woman In A Black Dress" by the Hollies, done live several years afer it was a hit. Finding alternate versions of big hits help add variety and surprise to playlists. Of course, it's up to you if you want to listen to all nine minutes.
A different way to bring music investors together
Why should a band, who is trying to make money selling music, have to pay for the recording? Doesn't it make more sense that the fans, who are going to be spending money on music anyway, be the oneswho finance their favorite music? That's exactly what a site called Sell-a-band.com does as explained in this video.
Queen of Soul Rallies America
Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul, sang at Barack Obama's Inauguration the song "My Country Tis of Thee." Perhaps it was the hippestversion of the song ever made. Although she didn't miss a note, it was her appearance more than her performance thatcreated magic for her fans of several generations. She still looks strong and sounds strong. She won everyone's "Respect"long ago.
Since most global warming songs suck, here's some info
While there are several songs on YouTube about global warming, it turns out they all suck. Until someone puts up a good songon the topic, here's some easy to digest environmental information called "Soil - The Secret Solution to Global Warming."Use this info to write a song, and you will get recognition in this new era of mind expansion.
How to get endorsed in the music industry
Rob Chappers gives us the inside story, complete with exposed skeletons, about the secret to getting endorsementsin the music industry. It's one of those things that sounds so mysterious and complex on the surface, then when youfind out you say to yourself, "why didn't I think of that?"
Vincent Stahl sets stage for outer space music videos
Multimedia artist Vincent Stahl from Germany combines surreal computer graphic art with cosmic imagery in this videocalled "Moments In Space." It kind of picks up where music videos should have been twenty years ago instead. While the musicbusiness spent so much time syncing lipsync videos with pre-recorded music - without ever mastering the art - they should havejust started with creative videos like this that allow the mind to wander into curious cosmic territory. Visit his web siteat http://stahlworks.com/movies/.
Film "What Is Indie" pops up two years later
This trailer is two years old, but who cares if you've never seen it before, in which case it would be brand new? There haven't beenvery many films that explore what it means to be an independent artist, but "What Is Indie" from Standalone Records is a thriller.It features several emerging heroes of the online internet music world we find ourselves in now. It's like a who's who of who's coolin the new music biz. For more information see www.whatisindiemovie.com.