I've been enjoying the distinct pleasure of meeting several of the students who will make up the first BA in Popular Music class at in-person registrations over the last two months. Others have been communicating with me via email. With just one month to go before classes begin the electricity is beginning to buzz.
New students, new courses, and an exciting new program - it gets no better than this!
|Our Popular Music Majors are musicians, artist, writers, actors, composers, songwriters, arrangers, choral directors, teachers. They are interested in the business of music, social media, performing, collaborating, journalism, writing album reviews, promotion, music licensing, learning, web design, graphic arts, music industry law, tour managing, audio engineering, and so much more.|
Monday, July 4, 2011
“My original vision for [MySpace] was that everything got better when it was social — so I tried to build all the super popular things used on the web (blogs, music, classifieds, events, photos) on top of MySpace’s social layer… But quickly I saw that it’s really hard to layer in social to features after the fact. At MySpace we had the luxury of having social first, and building the products on top of that layer. Then I choked and Facebook realized that vision,” he wrote on his Google+ profile.
Posted by David at 8:51 AM
Friday, July 1, 2011
Synth pioneer Thomas Dolby is the latest among Brits to discover the wonders of Americana and Roots music, pulling those influences into his signature electronic sound on his new EP Amerikana and his upcoming LP Map of the Floating City.
Posted by David at 8:37 AM