Connaissez-vous le club l’An-Fer ou plutôt le connaissiez-vous ?  Pendant une dizaine d’années, la musique grondait là-bas comme un appel à la guerre. Le club a vu passer les plus grands noms de la musique comme Bob Sinclar, Daft Punk et beaucoup d’autres. Depuis longtemps, le club faisait danser les foules, et ce depuis 1984.  […]

Aujourd’hui Le Protocole Radio vous parle de « Linear Accelerator », un album de Dopplereffekt, aux sonorités électro-indus et funk industrielles eux-mêmes issus des mouvances de la techno de Détroit. L’album de six tracks paru en 2003 évoque une description musicale de concepts scientifiques. C’est aussi l’album qui marque une nouvelle ère car les membres […]

The 90s undoubtedly marked the Golden Age of underground music zines cataloguing subcultural movements. Without an avalanche of Tumblr accounts offering endless information on what your favourite band is wearing, Soundcloud recommendations about who to listen to next, or Twitter documenting your most-loved guitar player’s childhood fear, publications such as the pioneering DIY zine Sniffin’ […]

Multiple studies link music study to academic achievement. But what is it about serious music training that seems to correlate with outsize success in other fields? The connection isn’t a coincidence. I know because I asked. I put the question to top-flight professionals in industries from tech to finance to media, all of whom had […]

How To Market Your Music More Effectively Knowing how to market your music is without a doubt THE most important thing you can do for your music business and your music career as a whole. You know it’s something that must be handled and if you’re not making efforts to learn how to market your […]

As a bassist, bandleader, teacher, and music copyist, I’ve worked with hundreds of singers throughout the years. Though working musicians know hundreds of tunes, singers need to have good charts in order to have their music played the way they want. I define a “good chart” as a piece of written music that effectively tells […]

Have you ever wondered how your favorite musicians make such great music? The answer is this: They fully understand how musical emotion works, and how to use this to create intense emotions in YOU while you listen to them. Understanding musical expression is key to becoming a great guitar player and musician. When you control […]

Like any music, jazz has its revolutions; its sudden incidents in infrastructure; its disruptive presences of unprecedented sound. Mostly it’s slower than that, though, with years and generations of accretions before it seems to call for new vocabulary. That’s one way to look at Winter Rockfest, whose latest incarnation occupied a dozen or so venues […]

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