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Brooklyn’s Akudama Generating An EP-A-Month

Brooklyn’s Akudama Generating An EP-A-Month

Know your audience. This golden rule of communications is perhaps more applicable to the music business today than ever before. Social media tools and customizable digital distribution platforms have closed the gap between artist and audience. We’re back to fans being the currency, and the challenge facing artists is how Read more...

Composer Focus: Elie Maman Keeps Moving Up

Composer Focus: Elie Maman Keeps Moving Up

MIDTOWN, MANHATTAN: It’s a New Year — Instead of finding a yoga instructor for inspiration, check out Elie Maman. Equally adept at the business side of the biz, this fast-emerging producer/composer shows us just what kind of head you have to have on to fly fast forward off the city Read more...

Beyond The Fab Faux: Rich Pagano Gauxs Solaux

Beyond The Fab Faux: Rich Pagano Gauxs Solaux

HELL’S KITCHEN, MANHATTAN: New York City is a place where stars shine, but it can also be a land of long shadows. Just ask Rich Pagano, a world-class drummer who routinely shares the stage with the Earth’s top performers.  

Rich Pagano + the sugarCane cups (Photo credit: Christine Gatti)

Besides Read more...

Review: Quantum Leap Silk Virtual Instrument

Review: Quantum Leap Silk Virtual Instrument

While Quantum Leap Silk is not the newest sample-based virtual instrument (VI) out there, you can take this as a kind of year-end shout to one of my favorite tools of the year. Silk encompasses traditional acoustic instruments from the Silk Road trade route first established during the time of Read more...

Big Grungy Guitar Sounds in Brooklyn, With Josh Clark & Rope

Big Grungy Guitar Sounds in Brooklyn, With Josh Clark & Rope

Rope, an up-and-coming psychedelic roots-rock band from Brooklyn, began as producer/engineer Josh Clark’s studio side project. The co-owner of Seaside Lounge Recording in Park Slope, Clark began recording some of his own songs in between sessions with bands like Beirut, The National, Dark Horse & the Carousels, Antietam and Hopewell. Read more...

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