Spring Tunes

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It happened again this year, thank goodness. Did you feel it? It was the first day of spring. It was actually a few weeks ago, March 20 at 1:14 AM (Eastern Daylight Time). On the first day of spring – … Continued

Megatrax Director of Production Wendie Colter hits NAB & Digital LA’s Post-ASCAP Event!

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NAB “Pro Audio Pit” Interview, “Production Music and the Reality of TV” – Monday 4/16/12 I had a lively and fun 20 minute, one-on-one interview at NAB’s “Pro Audio Pit” with Tom Kenny, Editor-in-Chief of Mix Magazine.  There was a … Continued

SONGSTUFF by Cary Ginell: The Beginnings of Political Songs in America

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Last month we talked a little about this year’s presidential campaign songs, revealing how each major candidate is using music to further his aspirations for the highest office in the land. But when, you might ask, did using music in … Continued

Getting Paid to Get High (On Music)

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Over the course of a three-day period earlier this month, I had the opportunity to perform with the Nashville Symphony.  I was playing with Steve Wariner, with whom I’ve played music for over 25 years.  There have been some memorable … Continued

NAB – The Most Important Prep of All

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Over the next few days, nearly 100,000 people representing 151 countries will fill the hotels and streets of Las Vegas for NAB 2012. More than 1,500 exhibitors (Megatrax included) will rush around making their final preparations – stocking up on … Continued

licensing notes from leisa korn for april 11, 2012: entitlement edition

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Much is being written and discussed these days about a generation dubbed as “entitled.”  A sense of entitlement is sometimes described as the opposite of a sense of responsibility.  An entitled society as a whole is a demanding and narcissistic … Continued

Time Capsule

I recently had the good fortune to come across some long-forgotten cassette tapes recorded 35 years ago by my grandfather. On these tapes, my grandfather recounts what it was like to grow up in New York City around the turn … Continued

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