Economical Music Ingenuity – The Age of Cyber Sequencer

Who would forget the story of a small town gal finding her way in the big city to fulfill her dreams of becoming a famous song writer, the one who struggled and found herself buying a sound mixer software to produce her song. The sound mixer was really helpful, handy and chic. It gave the songwriter inspiration and the edge to submit her self-laboured musical creation to different label promotions. The software made it possible to bring one good song to life with the combination of artificial beats and tones from a computer software. The 21st century is coined as the age of the geek, the era of the digital world. Today, everything has been made digital, everything at the tip of our fingers with ease of navigation in a few clicks. Software developers have been in constant research and development of the most innovative software known to man. The music industry has not lagged in these recent technological advancements. The trend in automation has paved the way for software manufacture

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A Brief Background On Hip Hop Dance Moves

Hip Hop Dance as we know it today, for example the dancing we see in music videos is a fusion of a wide range of conventional and unconventional dance styles and techniques. This includes Jazz dance, indigenous folklore dance and even martial art.

Due to its robust nature, Urban Dance could be perhaps a more appropriate title for what we commonly classify as Hip Hop Dance. Despite the array of styles and techniques added to its current repertoire, the roots of Hip Hop Dance can be attributed to street dancers in America. For many of these dancers, the art forms they created are the most accurate classification of Hip Hop Dance.

Breaking & Funk Sytles

During the 1970s, DJs in America would set an entirely new trend, mixing what is called drum breaks which are drum solos in funk and soul music back to back between two turn tables. The result would produce an entirely new sound containing a repetitive drum break track. In essence, the dancing that emerge

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Wing Chun: Philosophy, Forms, Techniques, and Movies

Wing Chun

Wing Chun is a Chinese martial art made famous around the world by the late Bruce Lee. Ask any practitioner about what motivated them to study the art, and the martial arts movie star will inevitably be mentioned, often sooner rather than later. Bruce Lee did a great service to the world martial arts community by bringing Wing Chun into the spotlight, as its philosophy and techniques are worth knowing for any fighter. In this article, we’ll take a look at the often murky history behind the style, as well as the techniques and forms unique to it. Let’s get started!

History

Not much is known concerning the history of the art, except for the myth told by one of its most famous practitioners, and Bruce Lee’s teacher, Yip Man. According to the venerated grandmaster, the story began with the young woman Yim Wing Chun, who lived in Southern China during the period when the Qing Dynasty destroyed the temples of the Southern Shaolin. A local w

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Poetic Echoes – What They Are and How to Use Them

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Remember how much fun hearing your voice bounce around a big room and then come back to you was when you were a kid? Whether those are faded memories, or whether you still do it when no one is around-let me show you how to inject that fun into your poetry. The first few are some poetic and literary terms, and the final section will be a poetry form.

Poetry and music have a close kinship, so it shouldn’t surprise you when I tell you that a poetic echo has to do with the “music” or sound in a poem, specifically with regards to types of rhymes.

In general literary terms, an echo is a “repetition of the same sound, or combination of sounds, fairly close together, so that they ‘echo’ each other[, and is a] common device in verse to strengthen meaning and structure, and also to provide tune and melody” (Cuddon and Preston 247).

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The Top 10 Excuses For NOT Achieving Music Business Success

Over the years, I’ve heard many excuses from aspiring artists on why they are not successful in the music business. I’ve compiled a list of the “Top 10 Excuses for NOT Achieving Music Business Success”. The difference in winners and losers is winners take action and losers make excuses for not taking action.

Here is my list of excuses:

1. I’m too young

2. I’m too old

3. I don’t have enough money

4. I don’t have enough contacts

5. I don’t know what to do

6. I just don’t have the look

7. Other people are holding me back

8. I don’t live in the right city

9. I have too many other obligations (kids, marriage, job, etc.)

10. I’m not getting enough exposure

Let me attack these excuses one by one.

1. I’m too young

There have been many young people who have made it in the music business. In fact most people get

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What Characteristics Make a Great House Painter?

If you are looking for a house painter for your painting project, you definitely require the best house painter in town. Finding a good house painter for outdoor painting is not an easy task. To help you, here are some qualities to look for before calling on a painter.

Punctual and well-mannered

A trusted painter is always accurate and gentle and respects the customer’s color options. Because the painter often finds new clients through word of mouth, it is important that each of his clients be happy.

Perfectionist

A good house painter is always a perfectionist, loves good work and straight lines. To do this, he will choose the best techniques for each project and you will not hesitate to ask questions to the paint retailers to make sure that you have the products that will provide you the best results.

A good reputation

A good house painter should provide 3 to 5 references. Take the time to contact them. This will help you get an idea

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7 Rules to Follow at the Theatre

There’s nothing quite like attending a live performance at a theatre, but every seasoned audience member knows that there are rules and etiquette guidelines that must be followed during the show. For those attending their very first play, it’s best to get a firm understanding of the expected behaviour before the night of the event. Here are the basic rules to follow.

Arrive Early

It’s best to arrive at least 30 minutes before the time stamped on the ticket. Most venues start seating patrons half an hour before show time and stop seating once the show starts. If someone is late, ushers may require that they wait in the lobby until a break or intermission. Avoid missing the first part of the performance by getting to the venue early.

Silence Cell Phones

Most theatregoers prefer a quiet atmosphere. Ringing cell phones or smart watches sending out notifications can be distracting. Once the lights dim, make sure all technology is either turne

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My Philosophy for Successful Living by Jim Rohn – Book Review

Title and Author: My Philosophy for Successful Living by Jim Rohn

Synopsis of Content:

This is a compilation of the essentials from Jim Rohn’s books and talks spanning several decades. It was put together and published by Vic Johnson who also wrote the Forward. Johnson was a student of his work and has become an accomplished author, speaker and motivational expert in his own right.

The content of this little book is pure Jim Rohn. There is nothing new here, and he would have approved. He often said that when it came to the fundamentals there was never anything “new”.

The book covers many of Rohn’s choice stories. They include lessons he learned from his mentor as well as lessons he learned on his own. He celebrates the American Ladder of Success and discusses the unique opportunities available to anyone in America to build wealth.

There are chapters on productivity

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Poetry in Contemporary Society

In this ever-changing 21st century, with all its rapid technological advances, we tend to take in information in short blasts. We read emails and text messages quickly, surf the web, often in haste, flitting from page to page via links. We also tend to read fewer newspapers, magazines and longer articles of substance.

We’re a society of channel surfers, with hundreds upon hundreds of diverse specialty channels beamed into our living rooms via cable and satellite. We watch a little of this, a little of that, all the while having our thought processes interrupted by often inane commercials designed to convince us to buy something we may or may not need.

When it comes to outright reading and critical thinking for any extended period of time, we seem to be moving away from that more and more as well. When’s the last time you really sat down to enjoy a well-written novel of literary substance?

Have you recently taken the time to read a quality book of sho

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What Facebook’s Algorithm Change Means For Music Marketing

Some of you might have seen that Mark Zuckerberg is changing the Facebook algorithm so that posts from friends and families show up on timelines more than from a business page, a musician page, or a media page.

Now, if you’re in a band, you might be worried because especially for the last four or five years, we’ve basically been told that if you want to market your music, with with social media or Facebook more specifically, you need to post organically, do this daily and you’re going to engage your fan base. This is going to be harder to do now.

But here’s the thing. This happened three years ago.

Facebook did the exact same thing.

They changed the algorithm and a lot of people got very angry because they noticed that they weren’t reaching as many fans and they blamed Facebook for being this greedy company. And while that might be true, there’s actually a more logical explanation.

There’s too much content

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