Tag: music

Support Zach Sobiech as He Battles Cancer Through Music

Support Zach Sobiech as He Battles Cancer Through Music

| December 11, 2012 | Reply

  Zach Sobiech is a 17yr old musician from Lakeland, MN that was diagnosed with a rare form of bone cancer. Through surgeries, therapies, and biopsies, and months of chemo, Zach has used music to stay strong. He wrote and performed this song as a way to say goodbye to his friends and family. — […]

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Music and Songwriting

Music and Songwriting

| September 25, 2012 | Reply

One of the joys of life is giving birth to a song through songwriting. I think everyone should do it – at least once. Below are some of my songs. I come from a very musical family – my grandparents cut records, my parents cut records, and my brothers (I have three) are all accomplished […]

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Shimi – A Smart Musical Robot For Your iPhone

Shimi – A Smart Musical Robot For Your iPhone

| September 17, 2012 | Reply

I just backed Shimi 0n KickStarter. Shimi is a new robotic music player that plays from spotify or Pandora, finds songs in your library, answers yes/no whether you have certain songs or bands, and dances with your music. The reason I backed it is because (a) I want one for the office, and (b) I […]

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Benjamin Zandler Persuades You to Fall in Love with Classical Music

Benjamin Zandler Persuades You to Fall in Love with Classical Music

| January 6, 2012 | 1 Reply

Benjamin Zandler, motivational speaker and conductor of the Boston Philharmonic, gives a fabulous TED talk to persuade the audience to fall in love with classical music. He explains that everyone can hear and no one is tone deaf. He then plays a piece by Chopin and helps you identify impulses and chord progressions – ending […]

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Beware Headbangers – your neck may be at risk

Beware Headbangers – your neck may be at risk

| December 23, 2008 | Reply

HEADBANGERS TOLD: WEAR A NECK BRACE OR RISK SERIOUS INJURY Medical experts in Australia have warned that headbanging is likely to be behind a silent epidemic of head- and neck-relatedinjuries. Dr. Andrew McIntosh, biomedical and injury expert at the University Of New South Wales, carried out research intoheadbanging, and published his findings in the British […]

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Sad State of Music Education System

Sad State of Music Education System

| July 14, 2008 | Reply

Recently, we received an email from a gentleman looking for music lessons: “So, I am an English teacher in the Bronx and I got hired to teach music next year. Although I am a music lover, I have never played an instrument and definitely not a musician. I need to take piano and music theory […]

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Why I started my company

Why I started my company

| July 25, 2007 | 1 Reply

Enrique was a top-notch musician. He had gotten a music performance degree a few years back, and followed his passion into music. He played all over San Diego, and was the drummer for our regional-touring rock band, Across The Room. One Saturday afternoon, the band had just finished an acoustic set at a sea-side coffee […]

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