Timothy Hutchcraft

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50 Novels All Men Should Read Before They Die

No excuses, now<p>Forget coming-of-age fiction or impenetrable 'classics' – these are the books all grown men should be ticking off. Why? Because they're as entertaining as they are wise<p>On Beauty – Zadie Smith<p>The Circle – Dave Eggers<p>East of Eden – John Steinbeck<p>The Road – Cormac McCarthy<p>The Blind …

Literature

10 Easy Licks Every Guitarist Should Know

4.7K<p>SHARES<p>Having some trouble getting your soloing off the ground? This video may be able to help you out.<p>In this lesson from Darrel Braun—the man …

Electric Guitar

What is the difference between loudness, volume and gain?

By Disc Makers' Author Ken TheriotSometimes “useful” is better than “precise,” though it is helpful to know what the differences are between …

Music Production

A Cool And Easy Way To Learn About Frequency And EQ

Equalization – or “EQ” for short – is an extremely useful audio editing tool. In a way it’s sort of like Photoshop-for-audio. But instead of colors …

Music Production

Blue intro Raspberry Studio recording system

01_blue_raspberry_studio_3qtr.jpg All-in-one package offers USB mic plus recording and mastering softwareRenowned microphone makers Blue have today …

Music Production

My Top 10 Jazz Albums of 2017

It's that time of the year when I shift away from the world's calamities to some of its finest achievements (for a minute anyway), which is to say, …

Audiophile

Flume Teases Unreleased Music In Collaboration With Greenpeace

Even though Flume has previously teased unreleased music during his Japan show video, Flume has once again taken to social media to share with his …

Here Are the First Week Sales Projections for Eminem, N*E*R*D, and G-Eazy

This week saw a considerable amount of releases in the hip-hop realm, from Eminem's highly anticipated ninth studio album <i>Revival</i> and G-Eazy's third …

Dr. Dre, The LA Riots, & Why ‘The Chronic’ Remains Relevant 25 Years Later

Dr. Dre was five months old when 16,000 National Guard marched into the Los Angeles neighborhood of Watts and shot 31 citizens dead.<p>Dr. Dre was 13 …

Eminem: Revival review – all woke up and nowhere to go

(Interscope) The demands of his core audience and bland beats hamper the rapper’s ninth album<p>Eminem has been older and theoretically wiser now for almost as long as he was Slim Shady – a rapper obsessed with outrage and doing unspeakable things to his ex-wife, Kim. It is worth remembering what a …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Hidden gems of 2017: great albums you may have missed

From hypnotic hip-hop to Japanese psych-rock, our critics pick some albums of 2017 that deserve a wider audience<p><b>Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever: The French Press</b><p>(Sub Pop)<p>They say “EP’, we say “mini-album”. The six percolating tracks of this Melbourne band’s extraordinary March outing share literate …

snny comes together with Bob Dylan for "A Better World / The Times They Are A Changin'"

New York based artist <b>snny</b> made his debut a couple months back with his <i>Learning To Swim</i> EP via <b>Glassnote</b>, sharing an electronic fusion of pop, hip-hop, …

25 Best Country Songs of 2017

Sam Hunt had the biggest song of the year, Ashley McBryde celebrated wrong turns and Carly Pearce persevered through heartache<p>NOW PLAYING<p>25 Best …

Country Music

How to Legally Sell Recordings of a Cover Song

Your new speed metal version of “Purple Haze” is about to be released. Of course, it will be available on your Nimbit® store, and it’s going to make …

University of Washington

Easy Tools for Better Melodies

I’d like to talk a bit more in detail about melody writing, and specifically, the rhythm of the melody. Simply put, melody is rhythm plus pitch. The …

Electric Guitar

Understanding Music Royalties Pt. 3: The Future of Publishing

<b>In the third installment of his series on Understanding Music Royalties, Dubspot contributor Michael Emenau looks to the future of music copyright</b> …

Music Publishing Administration and Royalty Collection

Songtrust - Music Publishing Royalty Collection and Administration from ASCAP, BMI, SESAC, HFA, Music Reports and more.

Overcoming Creative Blocks with Matthew Herbert, Young Guru, Phoebe Kiddo and James Holden

What we tend to forget (or willfully ignore) when we talk about making music is that it’s not always fun. Or inspired. Or even creative. Sometimes, …

Music Production

Music Arrangement Basics: Timbre

In this six week series on arranging, we aim to help break down arrangement to six simple elements that we hope you can apply to your productions. …

Music Arrangement Basics: Dynamics

In this six week series on arranging, I aim to help break down arrangement to six simple elements that I hope you can apply to your productions. …

5 Bad Songwriting Habits With Easy Solutions

Do get stuck in a songwriting rut on a regular basis? When it’s hard to be creative, and that goes on for days or weeks, it’s easy to believe that …

Anatomy of an arrangement: song sections explained

<b>Whether it's a romantic ballad or a club banger, every piece of music takes the listener on a journey through time. One of the biggest challenges we</b> …

The Best Way To See Results: Spend Time Wisely

They say time is money. I guess that's true based on the way society is set up for human beings. In my opinion, time is more valuable than money. …

How to Make a Good Connection Between Verse and Chorus

Many songwriters will find the chorus to be easier to write than the verse. That’s because a chorus design is typically simpler than that of a verse. …

Electric Guitar

The 7 Habits Of Happy Men

Male unhappiness creates an emotional deficit that often bleeds over into men’s relationships, their jobs, and their health. Studies reveal that unhappiness among men can result in emotional isolation, depression, anger issues, physical sickness, and even early death. The good news is that studies …

Happiness

London Art Exhibit Made Out of Lego

The Endless Holiday

As soon as commercial jet travel became widespread in the late 1950s, the international elite built a lifestyle around it, flying from one glamorous destination to the next. Bruce Handy looks at a bygone era—almost unimaginable in this age of Travelocity, TripAdvisor, and jam-packed cabins—when …

Danny MacAskill releases breathtaking Isle of Skye tricks video

Watch footage of trials rider Danny MacAskill risking life and limb on the Isle of Skye's notorious Cuillin Ridge<p>Danny MacAskill's has made a name for himself as one of the world's most fearless trial cyclists by documenting his exploits in a succession of YouTube videos since 2009.<p>It all started …

Santa Cruz