Sony/ATV Threatens To Exit ASCAP and BMI

Music publishers Sony/ATV Music has turned up the heat in the ongoing battle between major publishers and both ASCAP and BMI with a letter to its tens of thousands of member songwriters.  Unless a series of reforms at the performing rights organizations are implemented, Sony/ATV would consider “the potential complete withdrawal of all rights from ASCAP and BMI,” wrote Martin N. […]

Distortion of Sound Documentary (A must watch)

Hear it all. The last two decades have seen a striking decline in the quality of sound and listening experience. Compressed music, MP3s and streaming, have diminished the quality and flattened the emotion. Marketing gimmicks and convenience now take the place of excellence. The Distortion of Sound is an eye-opening exposé of the current state of sound […]

SoundCloud Throws Out Baby With Bathwater? Nice App Design But Musicians Feel Screwed

SoundCloud Throws Out Baby With Bathwater? Nice App Design But Musicians Feel Screwed SoundCloud’s new iOS app is getting lots of coverage. Many are excited by the design and it is an awesome looking app that encourages checking out new music. Unfortunately in their quest to strip down and start over much of the functionality […]

Pro Tools Fundamentals – Tick and Sample Based Tracks

by Julian Rodgers on Saturday, June 28, 2014 at 8:00AM | 0 Comments “How long does a second last?” “One second” “Always?” “Unless you want to get into Einstein and relativity” “Great. So how long does a beat last?” “That depends on the tempo” I’ve had this conversation many times and if you followed that you already understand tick vs […]