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Why DIY indie music doesn’t work (for most musicians) – Part 1

Over the last decade, the music industry (formerly known as the record industry), has gone through a huge and undeniable change. The major labels that used to dominate the music sales have started to lose sales due to a dramatic breakthrough in digital technology. On the listener's side, it became much easier to acquire new … Continue reading Why DIY indie music doesn’t work (for most musicians) – Part 1

Stone Temple Pilots – “Army Ants”: critical analysis of production elements and the emotional impact of musical performance and sonic attributes

This song was performed by Stone Temple Pilots (Scott weiland, Robert DeLeo, Dean DeLeo, Eric Kretz), along with guest artist - Paul Leary (Mellotron), on their 2nd studio release “Purple″ in 1994. This album was produced and mixed by Brendan O’Brien, and engineered by Nick DiDia/Brendan O'brien. This article brings a critical analysis of the … Continue reading Stone Temple Pilots – “Army Ants”: critical analysis of production elements and the emotional impact of musical performance and sonic attributes

Soundgarden – “Like Suicide”: critical analysis of production elements and the emotional impact of musical performance and sonic attributes

This song was performed by Soundgarden (Chris Cornell, Kim Thayl, Ben Shepherd, Matt Cameron) on their 4th studio release “Superunknown″ in 1994. This album was produced By Michael Beinhorn & Soundgarden, mixed by Brendan O’Brien, and engineered by Jason Corsaro. This article brings a critical analysis of the multiple aspects that make us connect emotionally … Continue reading Soundgarden – “Like Suicide”: critical analysis of production elements and the emotional impact of musical performance and sonic attributes

Pearl Jam – “Hail Hail”: critical analysis of production elements and the emotional impact of musical performance and sonic attributes

This song was performed by Pearl Jam (Eddie Vedder, Jeff Ament, Stone Gossard, Mike McCready, Jack Irons) on their 4th studio release “No Code″ in 1996. The album was produced by Brendan O’Brien (with Pearl Jam), mixed by Brendan O’Brien and Nick DiDia, and engineered by Nick DiDia. This article brings a critical analysis of … Continue reading Pearl Jam – “Hail Hail”: critical analysis of production elements and the emotional impact of musical performance and sonic attributes

Soundgarden – “Kickstand”: critical analysis of production elements and the emotional impact of musical performance and sonic attributes

This song was performed by Soundgarden (Chris Cornell, Kim Thayl, Ben Shepherd, Matt Cameron) on their 4th studio release “Superunknown″ in 1994. This album was produced By Michael Beinhorn & Soundgarden, mixed by Brendan O’Brien, and engineered by Jason Corsaro. This article brings a critical analysis of the multiple aspects that make us connect emotionally … Continue reading Soundgarden – “Kickstand”: critical analysis of production elements and the emotional impact of musical performance and sonic attributes

Stone Temple Pilots – “Wonderful” : critical analysis of production elements and the emotional impact of musical performance and sonic attributes

This song was performed by Stone Temple Pilots (Scott weiland, Robert DeLeo, Dean DeLeo, Eric Kretz) on their 5th studio release “Shangri-La Dee Da″ in 2001. This album was produced and mixed by Brendan O’Brien, and engineered by Nick DiDia/Billy Bowers. This article brings a critical analysis of the multiple aspects that make us connect … Continue reading Stone Temple Pilots – “Wonderful” : critical analysis of production elements and the emotional impact of musical performance and sonic attributes

Audioslave – “Sound Of A Gun”: Critical analysis of production elements and the emotional impact of musical performance and sonic attributes

This song was performed by Audioslave (Chris Cornell, Tom Morello, Tim Commerford, Brad Wilk) on their 3rd studio release "Revelations" in 2006. This album was produced and mixed by Brendan O'Brien and engineered by Nick DiDia/Billy Bowers. This article brings a critical analysis of the multiple aspects that make us connect emotionally to a certain … Continue reading Audioslave – “Sound Of A Gun”: Critical analysis of production elements and the emotional impact of musical performance and sonic attributes

Stone Temple Pilots – “Heaven & Hot Rods”: critical analysis of production elements and the emotional impact of musical performance and sonic attributes

This song was performed by Stone Temple Pilots (Scott weiland, Robert DeLeo, Dean DeLeo, Eric Kretz) on their 4th studio release "No.4" in 1999. This album was produced and mixed by Brendan O'Brien, and engineered by Nick DiDia/Russ Fowler/Dave Reed/Allen Sides/Ryan Williams. This article brings a critical analysis of the multiple aspects that make us … Continue reading Stone Temple Pilots – “Heaven & Hot Rods”: critical analysis of production elements and the emotional impact of musical performance and sonic attributes

Pearl Jam – “No way”: Critical analysis of production elements and the emotional impact of musical performance and sonic attributes

This song was performed by Pearl Jam (Eddie Vedder, Jeff Ament, Stone Gossard, Mike McCready, Jack Irons) on their 5th studio release "Yield" in 1998. The album was produced by Brendan O'Brien (with Pearl Jam), mixed by Brendan O'Brien (Nick DiDia on "Push Me Pull Me"), and engineered by Nick DiDia/Matt Bayles/Sam Hofstedt/Ryan Williams. This … Continue reading Pearl Jam – “No way”: Critical analysis of production elements and the emotional impact of musical performance and sonic attributes