Roberto Aldrett

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How to Make Music on Your Smartphone

I love using my phone not only to listen to music but also to create my own music using a variety of inexpensive, easy-to-use apps.<p>These tools might …

100 Best Blogs for Book Reviews

It seems that a large number of book fanatics love to write about what they’ve read almost as much as doing the actual reading. That’s a good thing …

Top 10 Blogs for Book Lovers 2013: The Winners

At Story Cartel, we <i>love</i> books. We asked you to help us find the best blogs for book lovers by nominating your favorite book blogs. You responded with …

Book Promotion For Self-Publishers: A Waste Of Time?

In an insightful blog post, author Kristine Kathryn Rusch succinctly sums up the difference between the author’s experience of traditional and self-publishing. Her post is a fascinating must-read, but what stuck out for me was an aside she made:<p>As for indie writers, a lot of them don’t realize that …

Gantt Charts for writers: Plan Your Next Writing Project

Rather than release a new tool this week, I want to share a third party planning and productivity tool that can help you better organize and schedule …

Online Self Publishing Book & eBook Company

Create, publish and sell your book for free.<p>Create Your Book »<p>Sell Your Book »<p>Shop Our Store »<p>Learn How To Publish »<p>Professional Services »<p>Book …

HOW TO FIND A (REAL!) LITERARY AGENT

<b>by A.C. Crispin</b><p>The following article lays out the basic elements that I teach in my “How to Get a Real Agent” workshop. Some parts will seem familiar …

The Basics of Music Production, Lesson 1: Set Up Your Home Studio

You can have a lot of fun making music, but getting a good recording and arrangement of your song requires some work and knowledge. For the next few …

Avid Announces Free Version of Pro Tools

Avid has unveiled Pro Tools | First, a free version of the popular Pro Tools audio application used by artists and recording studios</i> …

Thelonious Monk Creates a List of Tips for Playing a Gig: “Don’t Listen to Me, I Am Supposed to Be Accompanying You!”

We’re fascinated by lists. Other people’s lists. Even the ones left behind in shopping carts are interesting (Jarlsburg, Gruyere and Swiss? Must be …

Do you know your musical intervals? Get your head around this essential aspect of music theory with our latest "Easy Guide", in CM209: bit.ly/CM209

Accurate playback in notation software has always been a thorn in the side for composers... http://www.musictech.net/2014/08/noteperformer-for-sibelius/

It’s not just David Byrne and Radiohead: Spotify, Pandora and how streaming music kills jazz and classical

<b>David Byrne, Thom Yorke (Reuters/Hugo Correia/AP/Chris Pizzello/Photo collage by Salon)</b><p>More musicians are taking aim at the rates paid by Spotify and Pandora, and warning whole genres are in danger<p>Scott Timberg<p>July 20, 2014 8:00pm (UTC)<p>After years in which tech-company hype has drowned out most …

How Music Works

Music. It’s hard to imagine life without it. How flat would a world be where films have no scores, birthdays no ‘Happy Birthday,’ Christmas no carols, gym workouts no playlists? Music is so ubiquitous and affects us so deeply, so powerfully. But how much do we really know about it? How well do we …

The music industry is still screwed: Why Spotify, Amazon and iTunes can’t save musical artists

<b>(SimmiSimons via iStock/Salon)</b><p>Pandora, Spotify and Beats aren’t making a profit. If they never do, your favorite band will need a day job<p>Andrew Leonard<p>June 20, 2014 11:44am (UTC)<p>What if the future of streaming music is a bust?<p>On June 9, a musician named Michael St. James tapped into a deep vein of …

Computer Music Magazine

You might be on a tight budget, but you needn’t miss out on some great synths. Check out our ten best freeware synths here... http://www.musictech.net/2013/10/freeware-synths-ten-of-the-best/

Beginners Guide To Music Production

<b>It’s MusicTech’s guide to everything you need to know about music production: from recording to mixing to mastering. Welcome to our Beginners …

Get Paid For Your Music - The Ultimate Guide

<b>Fact: you’re more likely to make a decent income from sync music – that’s music in film, TV and video games – than you ever will with chart fame.</b> …