Digital rights management doesn't help the business of music -- at least according to a new study by a PhD candidate in Strategic Management at the University of Toronto named ... More
No wonder Pharrell Williams feels like "a room without a roof." Over the past eleven months the eternally youthful 40-year-old celebrated the 10th anniversary of his Billionaire ... More
O, brave new world that has such people in it — such people as Hollywood sound-designer Randy Thom. He sees the film industry as changing in response to new technology and theories of sound. Specifically, sound ... More
"Why We Create Music" tells the story of the absolute importance of music with the individuals who create it. Fifteen musicians, ranging from Bill Withers to Aloe Blacc to Lady Antebellum, sit down with the director, Michael Marantz, to ... More
The steady decline in the monetary value of the global recorded music market has been plain for all to see over the past decade.
Piracy has helped bully the halcyon days of the £10 CD out the door in the UK, ... More
The Beastie Boys have sent a legal threat to toymaker GoldieBlox over the company's extremely clever ad, which parodies the Beasties' early track "Girls". The ad rewrites the lyrics (which ... More
Why the Shiny Piece Of Plastic Isn’t Dead Yet
Everybody knows that the Compact Disc has died, replaced by a digital world where files and streams are the main methods of music delivery. The only problem with ... More
What does a film editor do? Walter Murch, editor of many iconic films, and his protégée, Italian film editor Sara Fgaier, provide succinct descriptions of the complex skill of ... More
Check out a cool film about music enthusiasts who play vinyl records and find out why they prefer the medium and discover the essence of vinyl and the art of listening in the process.
As the heartbeat of almost every song in music today, the drums have to sound great in order to really give the song the punch it needs. Unfortunately most engineers and musicians, and even a surprising number of ... More
If you’ve ever had the misfortune of working with a cheap-ass client who wouldn’t pony up funds for even the cheapest-assiest shoots, well then, you’ve dealt with the HELL that is stock videos.
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When making his science fiction thriller about an astronaut stranded in space, the director Alfonso Cuarón was met with several challenges. One was how to shoot a feature that takes place in an ... More