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Winner of Folgers Jingle Contest Can Take Home Thousands

Winner of Folgers Jingle Contest Can Take Home Thousands

A chance to win $25,000 has arrived with Folgers judging the competition. The Folgers Jingle Contest is a contest that is looking for that one aspiring musician to create an original jingle.  A video that is between 60 and 90 seconds in length has to include the lyrics, “The best part of wakin’ up is Folgers in your cup”. Musicians must submit their work by March 6, 2013; official rules can be found on the Folgers webpage.

How to Plan Your Own Music Festival

How to Plan Your Own Music Festival

In April, I read an article about how Joe Reynolds Launched a major Music Festival (read it here). I started to get interested in the idea of event planning and I’ve been obsessed ever since. This is my advice to anyone aspiring to plan their very own music festival.

Whether you’re a music lover, or if you want to treat your school or community to a good show, planning a music festival is both exciting and exhausting.  Assuming that you already have a list of local bands and musicians put together that you’d like to attend the show, here are some other items that you may want to consider so that your festival goes off without a hitch.

Archie Roach Seen at Sydney Festival

Archie Roach Seen at Sydney Festival

Sydney Festival 2013 has various artists visitors can check out and listen. Already, some shows have sold out such as 2001: A Space Odyssey, Darkside, and Nicolas Jaar; luckily, there are still many amazing, fantastic musicians to choose from. One musician in particular, Archie Roach. Archie Roach has lived a rough life that has molded him into the artist he is today.

The Rise of the Bedroom DJ

The Rise of the Bedroom DJ

In this article, I want to look at the Rise of the Bedroom DJ, of which there are many. I’ll also talk about some resources for the bedroom DJ, such as the royalty free music source from beatsuite.com.

There has recently been a rise in self-taught DJs and producers making it big on the music scene, with Simon Cowell announcing that DJs are the next rock stars.

Artists, such as Swedish House Mafia, Avicii, Madeon, TEED, Unicorn Kid, and Skrillex are all making big names for themselves in the charts and the clubs.  Below is a run-down of 3 of my favourite bedroom Djs/Producers.

Music as Emotional Guide

Music as Emotional Guide

During life, there are numerous tiny sayings that people use to have a point or aid explain their feeling at that time. These types of idioms, as they’re often called, are helpful tools if put into use at the proper time and in the proper way. Similarly, music might have exactly the same effect. Think about situation in which you felt in certain manner and got in a car or slapped on the head phones, then volume up the music. A person looks for a tune that matches your feeling, one which says it all, in a lot of words. It is a normal reaction, and one which apparently many people get as well.

What is behind this action might have a lot of understanding. But, without being too scientific about it, you can get feelings and emotions which are tapped into creating a sense of achievement. For instance, you might want to feel in certain manner now, therefore, you start looking into a song that talks for you; it expresses your feelings. When you attain this frame of mind using the help of a tune, you’ve achieved what you attempted to do. It might seem a little far-fetched or fairly crazy, however, you will see that it’s much truer than it may seem.

Music: The Best Way to Show your Emotions

Music: The Best Way to Show your Emotions

All of us laugh, we cry, we love. We, the people experience a broad range of feelings in life. A number of them are expressed while some perish in our mind. But since the beginning, our feelings have been voiced by music. Music that is made up of 7 unique tunes is really an expression of human being emotions.

Music is viewed as particular characteristics such as, melody, rhythm, pitch, and frequency. And every style of music is yet again feature by particular levels of these mentioned attributes. A music with lots of rhythm express enjoyment whilst a soft tune expresses enchantment. Yet again, a tune furthermore states sadness. For example, Latin music is mainly presented by rhythm and specific style of melody. Latin music and songs are reflection of Bohemian way of life that greatly matches Latin tradition.

America’s Top Music Festivals

America’s Top Music Festivals

There’s a whole bunch of notable music festivals in the US and they take place across the entire year. The biggest bands and DJs grace the stages at these events and stock the noise for the punters in the crowd. These festivals are opportunities to let your hair down and the artists clearly love performing at them too. It’s generally European music festivals that get all the attention but not in this article.

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