There is no denying that whether you are a band, singer or an individual musician, you need the help of other people to have a successful music career. It doesn’t matter if you can play every instrument, sing all of the vocal parts and make great recordings all by yourself in your own studio. You … Read more
If you’re preparing to record your first studio album, you’re probably dealing with a mix of emotions that range from excitement to pure fear. You’re wondering how the final product will turn out and whether people will actually like it. To ensure the recording process goes smoothly, though, you need to put these feelings on … Read more
Articles To Help You Get Through in Tough Times Recently a renowned writer about managing psychological stress and mental illness reached out to us. Based on our dealings over the years with many industry professionals and musicians, we’ve noticed that articles like this could potentially help many people. This is why we’re posting this information. … Read more
Wednesday March 21, 2012, Music and Entertainment Industry professionals are invited to attend The Music Business Network’s 3rd Annual Post-SXSW Networking Event After the craziness of SXSW, come chill, drink, and meet the individuals who make up the future of the music industry. ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Additional Information: Musicians – Bring Your Press kits and Demos for … Read more
Wednesday October 26 2011, Music and Entertainment Industry professionals were invited to attend The Music Business Network’s 3rd Annual Post-CMJ Networking Event. After the craziness of CMJ, individuals who are currently working in the music industry, musicians, and all students of the music and entertainment industries came out to chill, drink, and meet a … Read more
PSYKICK HOLIDAY are British cult record producer Russell C Brennan (AKA Russell Writer) and Swedish vocalist Joannaa Tschig. Guest collaborators include Japanese hit artist Pop, hit Polish singer Pola, Bootleg Beatles drummer Hugo Degenhardt, ex-Goldfrapp guitarist Gavin Molloy amongst others. Russell started the Cult Themes trend in the UK helping to break many new artists … Read more
Jeffrey Rabhan, Chair of the Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music is beginning a series of intimate professional advisory sessions geared towards early to mid-career music professionals and highly motivated students, and because we are aware a number of NYU alumni are involved with The Music Business Network we thought it might be of particular interest to your group. … Read more
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The Purpose of Music Criticism in Society
Professional music critics are expected to provide insight to the public about whether new albums, live performances, and specific buzz and popular artists are worth checking out or not. It is the critics’ duty to sift through all of the artists that exist in the vast musical landscape and direct their readers to the best artists, so that they may focus their musical attention towards them. Critics are also expected to be informative and unbiased in their reporting, in order to provide an accurate depiction of the material they are reviewing.