Music

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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Benoit Pioulard – Lasted

The shimmering delight of Lasted by Seattle émigré Benoit Pioulard AKA Thomas Meluch is a massively inspired vehicle of brilliance. A gushing Trebuchet review. ...

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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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Ensemble: Collaborations in solitary sound

Ensemble is the platform created by electronica musician Oliver Alary to explore ‘the meeting point between melodic noise and disjointed pop’. On his eponymous debut for Fat Cat records...

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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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Clicks & Cuts 5.0 – Paradigm Shift

Clicks & Cuts 5.0 - Paradigm Shift...

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Hormonauts, Jetlag, Tre Allegri Ragazzi Morti: The Italian Job

Review of Hormonauts, Jetlag, Tre Allegri Ragazzi Morti: The Italian Job...

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Teenagers Are Getting Digitally High From Downloaded Music

Teenagers Are Getting Digitally High From Downloaded Music. They put on their headphones, drape a hood over their head and drift off into the world of ‘digital highs’....

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