There is a temptation to view modern celebrities as experts, as if we were gazing up at trapeze artists, assured of their capability on the line. A turn or twist to surprise us, a wobble to goad. Even the occasional tumble seems overacted, milked somehow, and certainly choreographed. Those fallen stars maintain both our suspense… Read more »
Use YouTube To Go Beyond The Music Video
Videos are by far the most engaging form of social content. This isn’t exactly a new discovery, but there’s a lot of missed potential by bands that claim to have a YouTube presence. The common misconception is that your music videos go up on YouTube and you’re done. Although MTV style music videos can create… Read more »
So Much Music… Have We All Blown Our Attention Spans?
Firstly, I would like to “publish” a short essay that recently struck a chord with me. It was written by my brother Emmanuel Rizzi, a contributor to Cornell University’s The Diplomacist blog. Here goes: Why the Music-Artist envies the Literature-Artist What luck has the Literature-Artist to have an individual spectatorship! The form of literature precludes… Read more »
Shoegazers Of The World: Come Together
There was a pretty big musical party going on by the mid-1990’s and it was named Shoegazing by iconic UK music mags NME and Melody Maker (named after the way bands would stand stoically, in an introspective manner, and stare at their shoes while they played their instruments). Wild guitar loops and effects with droning… Read more »
Let’s Make A Deezer Playlist Out Of It!
Are you a Deezer addict but some of your best playlist-making friends are using Spotify? Do you wish you could listen to the thousands of great Spotify playlists featured on ShareMyPlaylists.com on Deezer? Do you want to have the best of worlds? If you’ve answered yes to any of these questions, we have found the right solution… Read more »