Category Archives: Music Industry

New memoir by Beverly Delich, Michael Buble’s first manager

Book Review: Come Fly with Me: Michael Bublé’s Rise to Stardom, a Memoir, by Beverly Delich In this memoir, Beverly Delich takes her readers through most of her life, starting with her lonely, isolated childhood in Butte, Montana, and covering … Continue reading

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Musings on the Music World Rat-Race

One of the biggest challenges for me, in my fairly new life as a music blogger (besides figuring out how to get paid for the work I am doing) is that the music industry, and the local music scene along … Continue reading

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Playlist Rewind 2013, Part 1

This year’s songlists are nearly over, and with just a few weeks left I am plagued with that ever-present trouble of social media, the need to keep moving forward as if we cannot enjoy those things which are already posted … Continue reading

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Celtic Thunder’s Mythology Show

11/26/2013 in Loveland, Colorado   Part 1 – Observations from a friend new to Celtic Thunder I don’t usually get to travel outside Fort Collins for music, nor do I generally need to with all the great live music we … Continue reading

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Facebook Pages: A Conversation w/ Lesley Hahn

One of the primary online tools for any band or artist is facebook, and even artists who hate facebook usually find it impossible to be successful in today’s world without a facebook account. Sure, facebook’s time-wasters abound, and even if you steer … Continue reading

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Sophia Grace, Nicki Minaj, and the Comprehensibility of Hip-hop Lyrics | The Creativity Post

Lack of comprehension, it must be said, can always be due to the audience or to the speaker. At least one hip-hop group, Wu-Tang Clan, has expressed their opinion that the former is at play. Their Triumph lyric suggests that … Continue reading

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Pop music is getting sadder and more emotionally ambiguous | The Creativity Post

Have you heard older generations lamenting the way pop songs don’t sound like they used to? There’s a sense that the hits from yesteryear had an innocence and feel-good quality that’s missing from today’s pop offerings. Now Glenn Schellenberg and … Continue reading

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Why pop stars should heed Bob Dylan’s words: they’re just song-and-dance men | Music |

Here’s a link to a great article addressing artist/fan relations and prima donna pop stars, on a music blog from that trusted British news agency The Guardian. Thankfully most of the artists who perform at the local/regional scale know how … Continue reading

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