Archive for the ‘turtles’ Category

Mozart

24May12

If you need to focus this afternoon like I do, I suggest that you listen to these 3 pieces in order: Mozart – ‘Concerto for Flute & Harp (1st Movement: Allegro)’ Mozart – ‘Concerto for Flute & Harp (2nd Movement: Andantino)’ Mozart – ‘Concerto for Flute & Harp (3rd Movement: Rondo:Allegro)’

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Talent

25Mar12

There’s a ton of talent in the music industry right now…and if you look in the right places, it isn’t that hard to find. I can’t wait to see what happens with this generation of artists…we now know what Napster did to kill (or save?) the music industry a decade ago, so today’s musicians are […]

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2011 in review

01Jan12

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Syndey Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 15,000 times in 2011. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 6 sold-out performances for that many […]

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Not sure what to get someone for the holidays? You’re in luck…I’ve got 10 great gift suggestions for music lovers: #2 – Sirius XM subscription Satellite radio is great! As involved as I am with my music library, even I need a break from choosing my music sometimes. Sirius XM is an awesome way to […]

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Not sure what to get someone for the holidays? You’re in luck…I’ve got 10 great gift suggestions for music lovers: #4 – Upgrade Their Device! This may be a relatively expensive option, but if your gift recipient has any intention of stepping into the next era of technology (cloud storage, etc) they will need a […]

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Not sure what to get someone for the holidays? You’re in luck…I’ve got 10 great gift suggestions for music lovers: #7 – iTunes Match iTunes Match is a great way to organize and store your music library if you own an iPhone/iPad or connected iPod. And like Tune Up, it also helps to organize and […]

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Not sure what to get someone for the holidays? You’re in luck…I’ve got 10 great gift suggestions for music lovers: #10 – Tune Up You have probably seen the commercials featuring Biz Markie, but you had no idea what they were selling. Tune Up is an awesome service that will organize a music library by […]

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Miss me?

10Dec11

Miss me? Where have the blog posts been?  There can only be 2 possible explanations: 1. Like any genius performer, I realized that I needed to walk away, and leave my fans wanting more. Why haven’t they played ‘Livin On A Prayer’ yet?!?! Then explode back onto stage with amps on blast. Now you may […]

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I’m still trying out life without iTunes…so far so good! Here’s some FREE music links for you, as you have come to expect every Friday! 1. My home town of Harrisburg is in deep shit right now. Indie rock artist Josh Ritter released a song titled ‘Harrisburg’ a while ago, and is now packaging the […]

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Yesterday I complained about iTunes in Part 1, and today I ramble on about Spotify! Spotify came to the U.S. this year, and I hoped it would save me from iTunes. If you’re not familiar with Spotify, here’s a crash course: like iTunes, you open up a software/browser and all of your music is there […]

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