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Trinket Music Tool

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I have been digging deep into Counterpoint recently. Over time, I realized that I have scripted Counter-melodies but I am certain that I filled the requirements to ensure I have a written true Counterpoint.  In reality, it seems that … Counter-melodies are two or more melodies moving around each other. But Counterpoint fulfills a number […]

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What I learned from Aimee Mann

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I had the opportunity to see Aimee Mann for the first time last week at The Paramount Theatre in Austin, Texas. What a dream. Sadly, I missed her when she toured promotion The Both with Ted Leo. But here are a few things I learned from her and her live band.  Octave Vocals – Make you […]

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Dan Wilson On Songwriting

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Dan Wilson is one hell of a songwriter. In the past, he has partnered with Adele on “Someone Like You” and with Chris Stapleton on “When The Stars Come Out.” In 2012, Dan gave the world some sage advice. Write a lot of songs. Lots and lots of songs. A lot of problems with a […]

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Shugo Tokumaru

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I had never heard of Shugo Tokumaru before today. But moments ago everything changed – cause as usual Oh Antonio is a late bloomer.  Tokumaru released Hikageno as his latest single. Shugo sings explicitly in Japanese and pens lyrics based on his dreams. Often he plays most instruments but opened his doors to Deerhoof drummer Greg Saunier. […]

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Bazan – Disapearing Ink

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I have been a fan of David Bazan for some time. His previous project, Pedro The Lion, delighted my heart. David has a way for placing simple words together and giving them big meaning.  With Disappearing Ink, David presents us with two verses and a chorus. But that is all he needs to for us to […]