Articles on Music, Radio and New Media
by Alex Cosper

Recent Articles

Rolling Stone Introduces Charts
Controversial Christmas Lyrics in the PC Age
White Album Repackaged for 50th Anniversary
How SoundCloud Is Revolutionizing Indie Music
Evidence Playlists Have Replaced Albums
History of Offensive Lyrics
How Tech Stole Your Identity From Music
If Content Is King, Why Does the Package Matter?
Timeline of Broadway Musicals in New York
Timeline of Internet Music
Timeline of Beatles Sgt.Pepper
Timeline of National Radio Networks and Music Shows
Timeline of Music Magazines
Timeline of Concert History
History of Ancient Music
KWODumentary: 90s Alternative Radio
How to Approach Music Conspiracy Theories
Interview with R&R Founder Bob Wilson
Election Reminder: How TV Builds Brands
Neil Young's Song "Indian Givers" Protests North Dakota Pipeline
Searching Through the Maze of Indie Culture
Learning U.S. History Through Music
English to Spanish Translation for Musical Topics
History of Famous Radio DJs
Where Have All the Pop Stars Gone?
Can Conventions Save the Music Industry?
Does Music Reflect Culture or Is It the Other Way Around?
The Day Prince Died
End of the KFOG Era
Interview with All Access President Joel Denver
Interview with Beatles Album Cover Designer Kosh
Anniversary of the Telecom Act
Music and the 2016 Election
Create Your Own Music Job
Interview with Radio Legend Dave Sholin
How Everything Relates to Music
Top College Radio Stations in America
Creating a Soundtrack to Historic Events
Economics of the Self-Employed Musician
Create Your Own Music Job
The Meaning of Misleading Music Research
Examples of Musician Blogging Errors
Recording Music in the Cloud
2015 American Music Festivals
Spring 2015 American Music Festivals
History of the Laurel Canyon Music Scene
History of the Wrecking Crew Musicians
History of the Muscle Shoals Music Scene
History of the Greenwich Village Music Scene
History of the Haight Ashbury Music Scene
2015 SXSW Music Convention Summary
Lost Messages in Lyrics
Seeds of Playlist Industry Have Been Planted
Ideas to Help Save the Music Industry in 2015
History of DIY Music
How Playlists Could Create a New Industry
How Apps Became the New Pop Culture
Why Football Is More Popular Than Music In America
Why Music Mergers are Becoming Stale Marketing
How to Mix Music, Sports and Knowledge
2014: The Year The Playlist Replaced The Album
Music Based on Repeatlessness
How Electronic Effects Became Overdone in Pop Music
40 Million Bands Competing for 40 Radio Slots
Exploring the Problem of More Bands Than Fans
History of Tropical Music
Why Songs are More Important Than Recordings
Learn Classical Music Quickly
Tips for Indie Band Websites
Why Local Music Rarely Makes Headlines
Timeline of Barbra Streisand's Career
iPhone vs Music Sales
Evidence Rock Is Still Alive
How Music Provides Enlightenment
How Solar Power will Help Music Scenes
How Music Therapy Careers are Evolving
Music Healing and Therapy
Camping Out to Outdoor Music Festivals
"Weird Al" Yankovic Takes Comedy Music to the Top
Solar Music Festivals in America
History of World Cup Music
Best Indie Songs of 2014
History of Olympics Music
History of Internet Music
Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of The Beatles on the Ed Sullivan Show
50th Anniversary: JFK and Louie Louie
Principles of a Beatles-Based Business Model
A Look at the Economics of Acoustic Music

Past Articles

History of the Music Industry
Resources for Music Researchers
The Big Three Major Record Labels
American Radio History
The History of Freeform
The Rise of Alternative Radio
Be Your Own DJ
The Art and History of DJ Mixing
The Legend of KZAP
History of the Tin Pan Alley Music Scene
History of the Pacific Northwest Music Scene
Deciding on Recording Arts Schools
A List of Popular Music Blogs 2014
Creative Ideas to Promote Music
How to Promote Indie Music
How to Sell Indie Music
How to Get Music Heard Online
How to Learn Cover Songs Quickly
How to Get Club Gigs
How to Find Songs for a Reunion
Educational Songs for Teachers
Songs About U.S. History
How to Get Music Reviewed
Where to Find Free Music Licensing
Where to Find Creative Music
Where to Find Innovative Music
Where to Find Intelligent Music
Where to Find Futuristic Music
Where to Find Acoustic Music
A Look at the Positive Economics of Live Acoustic Music
Interview with Alternative Radio Programmer Bruce McDonald
A Salute to Modern Music Pioneer Steve Jobs
A Brief History of WHFS
Preparing For the Internet Broadcast Invasion
How To Create Your Own Digital Playlist
Radiohead and Nine Inch Nails Drop Labels
How Radio Became Big Business
Radio's False Dilemma
How the Music Biz Killed Itself
Is Radio Advertising Worth It?
State of the Music Industry 2008
Building a New Music Industry
What Do the Charts Mean?
How to Add Video to Original Music
How to Give Away Original Music
How to Present Original Music
How to Promote Original Music
How to Protect Original Music
How to Purchase Original Music
How to Research Music
How to Sell Original Music
How to Share Original Music
How to Stream Original Music
How the Internet Changed Pop Culture

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Who are the best selling artists of all time?
What are the best selling songs of all time?
What are the best selling albums of all time?
How many CDs sell each year?
Who are the highest paid musicians?
What are the top record labels?
What are the top concerts in history?
Who are the top bands in history?
Who has the most #1 hits in history?
How do musicians get signed?
How do indie artists get paid?
Who decides songs on the radio?
How do artists get airplay?
How much money do rock stars make?
How much money do radio DJs make?
How popular is indie music?
Is radio advertising effective?
How many people listen to top 40?
How popular is public radio?
Deciding on Recording Arts Schools
History of Recording Arts Schools
Salary of a Recording Engineer
Reasons to Start a Music Research Company
Tips on How to Produce Music
Job of a Live Sound Engineer
Affordable Ways to Promote Music Online
How Songs Become Popular
How to Find Lost Songs
How to Soundproof a Room

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