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Artistic, musical, creative, and entertaining topics of art about all things Beat and Music.

mike A.8 days ago
What I Learned When Making My First Song
That’s what my father told me when I first let him know that I had interest in pursuing a music career. Music is and has always been a very big part of my life. Sounds cliche, but there isn’t a much better way to put it. I remember when my parents got divorced and I was around the age of 12, I blasted Pink Floyd’s The Dark Side of the Moon into my headphones on repeat. I remember I sat next to a paramedic in ambulance D-12 as my mom was driven to the hospital for having a stress-induced seizure,...
Phoenix Martins13 days ago
Hip-Hop Culture
Incapsulating the essence of "Hip-Hop Culture," firstly, this shoot was completely impromptu or was it? When one thinks about hip-hop culture, one thinks about its sheer authenticity, meaning this is ...
Jacob Rydalch2 months ago
Could Your Favorite Song Lower Your Anxiety?
It is quite common knowledge across all genres that music is created, performed, and listened to to invoke emotions in those involved. Listeners can tie emotions to an artist or a certain song because...
"Beautiful People"
My name is Dezirae Schalice. I just released my very first original song on December 25, 2018 (yes, Christmas Day. That wasn't the plan, it just happened, I swear hahaha)! So a little bit about the so...
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Brandon Young2 months ago
Kane Brown 'Used To Love You Sober' (Acoustic Cover)
I'm Brandon. I am from the San Francisco Bay Area in California. I am an 18-year-old freshman in college who has a passion for music and helping other people through it. I believe music is more powerful than education if it's used in the right way. I have been a songwriter for the last four and a half years of my life. My dream is to get signed to a record label by the end of this calendar year. I have already made 60 songs (five albums) with lyrics, instrumentals and recordings. My friend is he...
Lara Blake3 months ago
Singer/Songwriter Struggles
A singer/songwriter by definition is a person who sings and writes professional songs/music. Many people think that to be a musician is an easy job or a hobby, and for some people it may be; however f...
English Essay - Music & Art
In the century we are living in, new pieces of art and music are introduced every single day. Older pieces are constantly replaced by new ones. However, several traditional pieces remain significant t...
Nathonia Smith7 months ago
An Appreciation for Music
When I’m down and feeling low, I must admit music is the way to go. For as long as I can remember, music has always been the ideal quick fix for a sour or negative mood. I can sit quietly and enjoy ba...
Cecilia Caia year ago
The Most Basic Yet Important Singing Technique
The most important technique in singing is "singing on the breath," as Italians say it, "Il canto sul fiato." The actual concepts are not as easy as they sound. Most people think of it as "breathing b...
A Bridge of Music
Music can create bridges between those in all walks of life. William Sidney Mount was a nineteenth-century American painter and musician who grew up in rural Long Island, New York (Johns). Mount was k...
Thomas Graves2 years ago
Why Am I Here? Musics, Cultures, Emotions
I am new here. A good question to ask whenever one finds oneself in a new space, be it physical or virtual is, "Why am I here?" This is not always an easy question to answer, and can sometimes lead th...
Dean Conway2 years ago
Help us, Hipsters. You're Our Only Hope.
Musicology is the study of music. Within classical musicology, there are terms given to certain musical formats or layouts of pieces of music. For example, let us imagine a hypothetical piece of music...
Jordan Catto2 years ago
Akala, Illa State, Hip-Hop Shakespeare and the Rise of Conscious Grime
As a white, working class British man in his 20's from the rolling hills of Surrey, Grime Music is not something I claim to own any rights to. At an early age I became a huge fan of Eminem and always ...
CHEM USERS 2 years ago
Experimental?
Does experimental music involve the giving up of music? To answer this question both music and experimental music needs to be defined. Composer Elliot Schwartz (n.d) defines music as ‘the organisation...
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Crystal Renner2 years ago
My Biggest Dream
Some people have these fantasies that help to keep them going throughout the day. Nine times out of ten, they spend their days wondering what their life would be like if only, and at night, dreams of ...
Rikki La Rouge2 years ago
My Favorite Michael Jackson and Gloria Estefan Albums
Gloria Estefan: Her album "Mi Tierra" which was released in the early 1990's, is a tribute to Cuba and the way the island had been a paradise before the invasion of communism and the Castro regime tha...
Rikki La Rouge2 years ago
"Michael Jackson: This Is It": A Bittersweet Look at What Was to Come
Michael Jackson's rockumentary, This Is It, was released after the King of Pop's tragic and untimely passing in 2009. This is It documents the rehearsals for what was supposed to be Michael's musical ...
Rikki La Rouge2 years ago
There Will Never Be Another Left Eye!!
Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes was taken from us much too soon in a tragic and fatal car accident while she was in Honduras, doing mission work and going on her own personal and spiritual cleansing retreat. Sh...