4 Ways Music Is Used To Soothe And Improve Anxiety Disorders

Music For AnxietyAnxiety is so prevalent today that many have referred to the time we are living in as the ‘age of anxiety.’ Even a brief look at the frantic pace and chaotic nature of modern life leaves little doubt as to why so many people are struggling with anxiety related problems. Amidst the chaos of modern life, many have taken solace from the detrimental effects of stress and anxiety in the arts, particularly through the use of music as a therapeutic tool.
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It’s True – Cassette Tapes Are Making A Comeback

Cassette ComebackIt looks like everything that was old is new again. It may seem hard to believe, but cassette tape, that once reviled music delivery system of the 1970s, really is making a comeback. There’s a new coolness factor in the format for artists, bands and fans that no one could have predicted.
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7 Reasons Why Music Is Important To World Cultures

World Cultures and MusicBy: Lizzie Weakley For MusicThinkTank.  Every culture in the world has its own form of music that is enjoyed by all ages on every continent. Although each culture is different, music unifies all races and has been used throughout history for different occasions and for enjoyment purposes. To learn why it is important to world cultures and continues to be created over the decades, there are a few important facts to understand.
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Top 7 Reasons Why You Should Listen To Music Every Single Day

Listen to MusicBy: Emily Lopes For MusicThinkTank. Music is an important part of people’s life and it will stay like that. Well, after reading this article it will probably become an even more important part of your life. Music has many benefits it provides on the human health and mood, and all benefits are useful. As the answer to all of that, you should listen to music daily, rather than occasionally. In addition, the type of music you listen may have specific advantages.
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Creating Small Goals For Maximum Success In 2017

2017 GoalsAre you looking towards the end of 2016 and wondering why you didn’t achieve more? Why didn’t your band get signed to a label? Why didn’t you get added to a major music festival? Why didn’t more fans support your music?

When you look at goals from a large-scale point of view and evaluate how you did on your quest to achieve them, it’s easy to get discouraged. It’s easy to say, “What’s the point anyway?” Big-picture goals are fantastic and it’s important to dream big, but sometimes you need to take a step back to look at ways to create forward momentum.
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How To Release An Album – The Definitive Checklist

Release Your AlbumFor almost any musician, releasing new music is essential to maintaining a career in music, but doing so correctly is important to said release being a success, and neglecting key administrative steps diminish the potential success of any release.
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15 Mistakes Your Function Band Should Avoid

Wedding BandOver the past ten years or so, the wedding and function band industry has become highly competitive, attracting some of the most accomplished musicians and singers in the industry, many with previous and ongoing record deals.

As the music industry evolved into the digital age, recording new music and engaging with fans became cheaper and easier, creating an abundance of upcoming artists, each looking for new ways to break through. Another side-effect was a change-up in the traditional business model and that’s meant more initial legwork and smaller advances for independent artists. As a result, the private event sector has become a much needed side line for many performers in order to pay the bills and continue with their originals projects.
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3 Practice Tricks to Become a Better Musician

Practice Malcolm Gladwell’s 10,000 Hour Rule holds that 10,000 hours of “deliberate practice” are needed to become world-class in any field. But how exactly those hours are spent matters – a lot. Here are three great tricks and hacks to make the most of any practice time.
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