Saturday, November 25, 2017

Lifestyle

New Technologies To Help Homeowners Save On Utilities

New Technologies To Help Homeowners Save On Utilities

The population is growing every year and along with that growth the demand for resources is increasing. More and more people are moving to areas of the country that were previously uninhabitable due to the 100 degree plus temperatures; in the United States the state of Arizona is one of the fastest growing in the nation. When one walks the neighborhoods of Arizona the most often heard noise is that of air conditioners turning on. During the summer life in this hot state is a game of staying cool; leaving the air conditioned house, running to the air conditioned car,…

The Tiny Living Movement Gaining Momentum In The U.S.

The Tiny Living Movement Gaining Momentum In The U.S.

From an economic point of view it’s not hard to understand the need to downsize. All over the United States people who once lived in spacious houses are now finding the need to move into smaller, more efficient sized homes or apartments. Other than economic reasons, many individuals and families are moving into much smaller domiciles due to environmental concerns. A smaller house will make much less of a footprint environmentally speaking, and the service needed to run the home will be less as well; less electricity, less heating, less water usage, and less house cleaning which equals less chemicals…

Starting Early For A lifetime Of Success

Studying music from an early age can set you on the road to success. Receiving music lessons at a young age can have lots of benefits such as enabling people to grow up with strengthened auditory skills. This benefit can last a lifetime, and even years later when tested, people who had musical training whilst a child were better able to pick out complex sounds than others who had not received childhood musical training. The heightened ability to make out pitch, timing and timbre can extend to children being better at learning languages, and at the other end of the…

Finding Alternatives in The Music Business

There are many benefits of studying music. Although music can be beautiful in its own right and enjoyed by the player of the instrument or the listener, it also has many other advantages. For instance playing an instrument can improve coordination and dexterity of the musician, it even helps burn calories. Music is also artistic and can allow people to join together in their enjoyment of the sound, just think of music festivals where everybody dances together to their favorite band. Music transcends barriers and can be considered a universal language. Regardless of which nationality you are or what language…

The Music Industry at War with Recording Artists

Musicians are angry with record labels because of music streaming. Artists feel that the royalties they receive from record labels such as Universal and Warner are too small. The use of services, such as Spotify, means that consumers no longer purchase albums, instead music is streamed. Spotify and music streaming accounts for 70.5% of all revenues from recorded music but as Artists only receive approximately 0.05p per stream, they feel that they are losing out and that they are suffering due to their labels. In contrast the companies receive approximately 90%. Artists proclaim that the share of money generated from…

Will Music Be Your Ticket To Success!?

Music rests as one of the most empowering and inspiring aspects of life today. Studying music has never been more popular than now and it’s not without its reasons. There are many reasons why studying music has become a popular choice, and one that has been proven to pay off well too. First of all, playing a musical instrument makes you smarter. It doesn’t matter if you’re a prodigy or not; the act of learning and getting better at a musical instrument increases your brain’s capacity and helps you venture into uncharted mental territory. Learning a musical instrument sharpens your…

Careers in Making Music

Careers in Making Music

When people have discussions about the music industry, they usually tend to forget about the people behind the scenes that actually make it happen. Without producers, there would be no music. Without disc jockeys, there would be nobody to promote the music. These two careers are very important to the industry. Both require a lot of work and some school to be able to get the education and experience required to be successful at either career. Music production is a very appealing career when you look at it from the outside in. When you think about a music producer, the…

Having an Eye and an Ear for Talent

Having an Eye and an Ear for Talent

In the music industry there are people behind the scenes that are very important to the day to day operations of music venues and studios. Booking Agents and Sound Engineers do not get a lot of recognition when it comes to music, but they play a large role in concerts and putting together music. Booking Agents are the people directly responsible for lining up artists to perform in venues. Let’s go ahead and get it out of the way by saying; a Booking Agent is not the same thing as an Artist Manager. The Booking Agent is essentially a music…

Healing the Soul through Music!

Healing the Soul through Music!

Life will always bring obstacles and challenges. A health problem such as dealing with cancer is sure to create emotional stress and depression. One effective way to heal the mind, body and spirit is through music. The right music will allow you to forget your cares and pain while working toward reaching a better place. Music Therapy Moods are increased and spirits are instantly lifted when hearing music. Varied tastes and preferences can be included for optimal music therapy for the individual. Music therapy will allow for the release of pent up emotions and allow the depressed to sing and…