Love for Life | Katharina Heinrich | Music What Else | wesboundmusic


Says BBC about “Love For Life”: Listening to Katharina, it is easy to imagine yourself being whisked off to some trendy basement jazz club. Katharina sings softly through the smoke to a…

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Season’S Greetings from Native Instruments


A very cool Holiday gift from Native Instruments! Klick the link below to get Kinetic Treats for free!

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‘To Age Is a Sin’: In Blunt Speech, Madonna Confronts Bias in Various Forms – NYTimes.com


While accepting Billboard’s Woman of the Year award, the 58-year-old star said that all was not well and fair for female entertainers, or for women in general.

Source: ‘To Age Is a Sin’: In Blunt Speech, Madonna Confronts Bias in Various Forms – NYTimes.com

Mad respect for Madonna! At the time she put herself on the map with “Material Girl” I hadn’t grown to the level of understanding and awareness just yet that the song’s lyrics might be a sarcastic statement and criticism as to the status quo in the music industry in particular and society in general. Looking at her career spanning three decades and having remained on the billboards and touring for all these years and still doing it while not compromising her stance is an almost intimidating reference to willpower, stamina and character. Mad respect!

Friday essay: the loss of music


Whenever you listen to a streamed song, like it but don’t buy it, and instead stream it again – especially on YouTube – you are casting a vote for the future nonexistence of professional musicians.

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Found this in my Facebook stream today. I think this article is spot on in regards to the future of music that’s created at a professional level.

wesbound – NumberOneMusic


So, here’s yet another social media (music related) hangout I just registered on: Source: wesbound – NumberOneMusic 

(don’t think, I was able to keep track… Facebook, Reverbnation, Soundcloud, Orfium, Bandcamp, my own homepage/blog, G+… and now NumberOneMusic… 😉 Oh, I forgot iLike, Last.FM, Myspace – not active on these – and … see… I forget…)

videofilmen – Reihe “Filmmusik”


videofilmen Ausgabe 06/2016Für das Fachmagazin videofilmen habe ich in den vergangenen Monaten eine kleine Workshop-Reihe zum Thema Filmmusik beitragen dürfen. Den aktuellen Beitrag gibt’s natürlich im in Kürze erscheinenden Heft sowie auch als online downladbares PDF zum Preis von EUR 1,59.

Stream Ripping: How Google/YouTube Is Slowly Killing the Music Industry – Breitbart


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Stream Ripping: How Google/YouTube Is Slowly Killing the Music Industry – Breitbart

This isn’t new to me. But it’s still bad news. Very bad news for artists and music lovers alike.