Learning the skills and techniques of music production has never been more accessible. Online tutorials and free music-creation resources have made it possible to create anytime and anywhere.
Clicking ‘random’ on album tracks does the artist a disservice. It can also mean the listener is missing out, too.
Aspiring singers can now use apps to record professional-sounding songs from their phones. This has the potential to disrupt the recording and publishing industry.
Depite new technologies for music dissimination, EDM artists located in cities have access to resources not available in non-metropolitan areas.
One of popular music’s most influential artists, Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry, turned 80 this year. It is a good time to acknowledge his work as irreducibly complex, deeply layered, subtle and nuanced.