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Sting Book. Final draft

Well, I am hopefully now in the final stage of the editing process for my Sting book. The (hopefully) final draft is sent off – so I am getting ready to enter the process of indexing and finalising the final photos that will be used. 1,473 more words

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The Links Between Personality and Musical Taste

A recent article in The Independent outlined some recent research on why we like certain types of music-stating our likes are clearly linked to our personalities. 269 more words

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Ways of Thinking About Song Arrangement and Track

I have spent today playing around with some ideas for a new book I am in the early stages of working on. There are a lot of sweeping statements in there at the moment – but this is where I am so far – 2500 words in one day! 2,593 more words

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Music graduates are more employable than you might think | Education | The Guardian

Just read an interesting article in The Guardian which outlines the employability music graduates. The article goes on to discuss the array of professions that music graduates enter – and the… 37 more words

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The Demise of the Triangular Mix: Why Has it happened?

In Alan Moore’s excellent paper with Ruth Dockwary, he discusses the demise of what he calls the ‘Triangular’ mix – which has been replaced by the ‘diagonal’. 274 more words

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Critical Listening and Students: Popular Music and Form

In preparation for a musicology lecture this week, I began to think about the importance of students having an awareness of the general conventions in popular music. 413 more words

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