Posts Tagged ‘Practice’

img_24481Late in 2016, in my final interview with Micah Carli of Popside Recording, we discussed how musicians can get the best results when recording their music at a studio.  It was a great discussion that started in the realm of Do’s and Don’t and ultimately became The Top 5 Habits You NEED For A Pro Recording Session!
Regardless of how recording technology changes or the music industry changes in the coming years, developing these 5 habits will help give you the best results possible!

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I would argue that it’s impossible to find someone who isn’t moved by a particular song or piece of music. Like storytelling, making music is a universal human trait, shared across all cultures for many thousands of years. It has a unique effect on the brain, inducing powerful emotional responses. A new study in PLOS ONE confirms that music, if we make it our profession, actually rewires the circuitry of our brains.

Source: Practising Music Improves The Symmetry Of Your Brain | IFLScience

Practicing is an archaic custom that only hurts our children today.

Source: Why Is Practicing Still Considered Necessary To Music Education?

by Dylan Welsh  Nov 17, 2014 12:00 PM
The sheer number of tasks that need to be completed on any given day can overwhelm anybody involved in music professionally. In today’s industry, most musicians end up wearing many different hats in order to make ends meet. Everywhere you go, independent artists have to not only write and perform the music, but record it, market it, book shows, and do their own press. Getting organized is essential to avoid getting bogged down by tasks and overwhelmed to the point of stagnation. Below are five tasks that you can add to your daily to-do list that will without a doubt put you closer to achieving your goals. (more…)

Genetics and music: Practice may not make perfect | The Economist.