Why Pop Music is so Unoriginal and Bad

In the world of independent music, as in the world of music in general, it's an unspoken but widely accepted truth that the most successful musicians are usually the ones that have no real flair for original composition.   This might sound like an overly snobbish assertion to make, and perhaps it is an overly…
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How to Write Children’s Songs

Song writing іѕ а probably the best way to express your thoughts and feelings in a creative and musical manner.  It's good for your soul, and it can be a fun process as well. Still, there are certain songwriting rules.  You need tо consider the tune, lyrics and the overall feel оf the song as you…
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How To Make 8-Bit Chiptune Music

The idea to produce sounds using a computer reaches back to early history of computers themselves. The first steps in digital music performance were made in 1951, using the two pioneer computers “CSIRAC” and “Ferranti Mark 1”. Early Chiptune Music A big breakthrough for Chiptune / 8 Bit Music was definitely the game “Space Invaders”,…
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Does Songwriting Get Easier?

Aspiring songwriters often want to know, "Does songwriting get easier?"  To answer this question, I think it depends on a few contributing factors.   First off, are you new to songwriting?  There's a good chance that if you are new to songwriting, this question may be on your mind, because you haven't written many songs…
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Young Coconut Artist Bio

Young Coconut is the co-founder of the Fauxtown Records indie record label out of Ontario, Canada and has been associated with many of the bands that have been known to fly the Fauxtown Records banner, such as Binary Forest, Brennan Galley (Fiercemule), The Timeless Void, The Approachables, Mathew Davey, Jerry Grey, J.K. Phil Osé, Chad Casarin, Liv Gains, and…