Tag: DIY

Make Better Music 29: Disrespect

dropcap style=”font-size:100px; color:#992211;”I/dropcap stumbled over this idea a long time ago, and it was a hard step for me to take. I’m a respectful person, especially regarding...

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Make Better Music 28: Revolution not Evolution

Make Better Music 28: Revolution not Evolution. Lessons in music composition, song writing, artistic motivation and making better music from David Graham. ...

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Make Better Music 27: Don’t Be Constrained By Your Means!

Make Better Music 27: Don’t Be Constrained By Your Means! Lessons in music composition, song writing, artistic motivation and making better music from David Graham. ...

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Make Better Music 26: Be a Musical Masterchef

Make Better Music 26: Be a Musical Masterchef. Lessons in music composition, song writing, artistic motivation and making better music from David Graham. ...

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Make Better Music 25: The Art of Your Craft, or the Craft of your Art?

Make Better Music 25: The Art of Your Craft, or the Craft of your Art? Lessons in music composition, song writing, artistic motivation and making better music from David Graham. ...

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Make Better Music 24: Be an Artist

Make Better Music 24: Be an Artist. Lessons in music composition, song writing, artistic motivation and making better music from David Graham. ...

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Make Better Music 23: Well there’s bad music and there’s good music…

Make Better Music 23: Well there’s bad music and there’s good music… I don't really believe in good and bad music....

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Trouble with Curating?

Ben Street’s Gifted at the Josh Lilley Gallery answers the ICA’S question; why do we need curators? December 2010. Outside the great student fees debate rages. Placards set to one side, a...

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Make Better Music 22: Ask yourself smart questions, and make smart decisions

Make Better Music 22: Ask yourself smart questions, and make smart decisions. Lessons in music composition, song writing, artistic motivation and making better music from David Graham. ...

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Minor Yetis to Major Cranes

Minor Yetis to Major Cranes. Looking for art in London’s late night galleries....

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Make Better Music 21: Development!

Make Better Music 21: Development! Lessons in music composition, song writing, artistic motivation and making better music from David Graham. ...

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Make Better Music 20: Clarity and complex layers

Make Better Music 20: Clarity and complex layers. Lessons in music composition, song writing, artistic motivation and making better music from David Graham. ...

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Make Better Music 19: Chicken and Egg Melodies

Make Better Music 19: Chicken and Egg Melodies. Lessons in music composition, song writing, artistic motivation and making better music from David Graham. ...

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Make Better Music 18: ADSR!

Make Better Music 18: ADSR! Lessons in music composition, song writing, artistic motivation and making better music from David Graham. ...

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Make Better Music 17: Aim higher than high

Make Better Music 17: Aim higher than high. Lessons in music composition, song writing, artistic motivation and making better music from David Graham. ...

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Make Better Music 16: Originality

Make Better Music 16: Originality. Lessons in music composition, song writing, artistic motivation and making better music from David Graham. ...

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Make Better Music 15: Don’t Be Normal

Make Better Music 15: Don’t Be Normal. Lessons in music composition, song writing, artistic motivation and making better music from David Graham. ...

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Make Better Music 14: Listen Far and Wide

Make Better Music 14: Listen Far and Wide. Lessons in music composition, song writing, artistic motivation and making better music from David Graham. ...

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Make Better Music 13: Organising Ideas

Make Better Music 13: Organising Ideas. Lessons in music composition, song writing, artistic motivation and making better music from David Graham. ...

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Make Better Music 12: Motifs

Make Better Music 12: Motifs. A motif is an idea that the audience can latch onto and recognise when it is repeated....

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Make Better Music 11: Explore Rhythm

Make Better Music 11: Explore Rhythm. Lessons in music composition, song writing, artistic motivation and making better music from David Graham. ...

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Make Better Music 10: Seven Mistakes a Creative Musician Should Never Make

Make Better Music 10: Seven Mistakes a Creative Musician Should Never Make. Lessons in music composition, song writing, artistic motivation and making better music from David Graham. ...

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Make Better Music 9: What’s Your Story?

Make Better Music 9: What’s Your Story? Lessons in music composition, song writing, artistic motivation and making better music from David Graham. ...

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Make Better Music 8: What Writing music is NOT

Make Better Music 8: What Writing music is NOT. Lessons in music composition, song writing, artistic motivation and making better music from David Graham....

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Make Better Music 7: Think it over and it will fall down.

Make Better Music 7: Think it over and it will fall down. Elton John’s partner David Furnish (yeah I can’t believe I’m quoting him either) once said “Anyone with an addiction is not being...

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Make Better Music 6: Master and Servant

Make Better Music 6: Master and Servant. Lessons in music composition, song writing, artistic motivation and making better music from David Graham....

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Make Better Music 5: Be Your Own Worst Critic

Make Better Music 5: Be Your Own Worst Critic. Lessons in music composition, song writing, artistic motivation and making better music from David Graham....

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Make Better Music 4: Everything I do turns out rubbish!

Make Better Music 4: Everything I do turns out rubbish! Lessons in music composition, song writing, artistic motivation and making better music from David Graham....

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Make Better Music 3: 5 Ways to Re-Ignite Your Passion for Making Music

Make Better Music 3: 5 Ways to Re-Ignite Your Passion for Making Music. Lessons in music composition, song writing, artistic motivation and making better music from David Graham....

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Make Better Music 2: Dancing About Architecture

Make Better Music 2: Dancing About Architecture. Lessons in music composition, song writing, artistic motivation and making better music from David Graham....

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