Does the new music scene have some kind of collective control issue?
There is some sort of idea transmitted through music, just nothing
specific; meaning is in the ear of the beholder.
It’s a win-win situation when your creative ambitions actually work well with the systems already in place.
A rundown of the goings-on during the first month of the new year.
Composing music isn’t always some fuzzy, mystical process, so why does the myth of the divine muse still hold sway over how people perceive the music?
Here’s the deal: I have a new dream job. I want to be the Tim Gunn of new music.
Will the new Sweeney Todd movie be a tepid Disneyization of the original?
If your music were a game show, which one would it be?
There’s a concert out there for everyone this December—naughty or nice.
You know, this might sound almost too simplistic, but perhaps simply keeping busy is the key to a successful career as a composer—not to mention being a good musical citizen as well.