Every professional guitarist I know is on a never-ending quest to perfect their tone. My favorite example is famed shredder Eric Johnson (who I don’t know). According to legend, Johnson has an effects pedal he won’t use when a “fully-charged battery is installed because it sounds way better with a run-down battery.” Wow. Since no […]

This week’s featured track on MusicRevolution.com (www.musicrevolution.com) is “Right Here With You” by Joi Veer. This is a mid-tempo dynamic soulful indie rock track that is available in both a vocal and instrumental version. “Right Here With You” (#07379027) https://www.musicrevolution.com/royalty-free-music-track/07379027/right-here-with-you “Right Here With You_Instrumental” (#07379328) https://www.musicrevolution.com/royalty-free-music-track/07379328/right-here-with-you-instrumental Track Description— “Right Here With You” is an infectious […]

Featured Track: “Brief Pause” by Solxis Music For the first time in his life, my 16-year old son is experiencing the intricacies of being – and having – a “wing-man”. He recently updated me on his social life and, while he spoke, I wished Solxis Music’s “Brief Pause” was playing in the background. That’s because […]

Featured Track: “Freedom” by Sweet Soul Sister This week’s featured track is “Freedom” by Sweet Soul Sister. This is a pop/rock vocal track that traverses the full spectrum of dramatic emotions. It begins with a percolating electronica beat that forbodes a primal scream, to which we can all relate, about being trapped by life. The […]

In 1975, a young untested film director wrapped production on his first major studio film. He was feeling hopeless because although the script called for several shots of a giant shark, the mechanical creature created by his art department failed through most of the shoot. And because most of the principal photography was done on […]

If you’ve ever felt like your music composition career is stalling because of things beyond your control, read the below article by Michael A. Levine. Levine worked with Oscar-winning film composer Hans Zimmer for 13 years. For those of us who heard Zimmer’s simplistic film score to Thelma and Louise; then wrote him off as […]

Dominique and I were recently watching videos of X-Factor auditions on YouTube when this pre-roll ad for French’s Jalapeno Mustard appeared: Clicking “Skip Ad” has become second nature for most of us by now, but this spot was the exception. It totally got our heads bobbin’. Congratulations to ADROC – the retail marketing agency for […]

We have 46,000 tracks covering every genre of music on MusicRevolution.com (www.musicrevolution.com). Today’s featured track is “Arecibo – Instrumental” by The National Pool. This is an energetic, hi tech. electronica, rock track that is perfect for film and documentary use. “Arecibo – Instrumental” (#01103131) http://www.musicrevolution.com/royalty-free-music-track/01103131/arecibo-instrumental Track Description— “Arecibo – Instrumental” — With a title derived […]

We have over 45,000 tracks covering every genre of music on MusicRevolution.com (www.musicrevolution.com ). Today’s featured track is “Indie Rock Energy” by Gavin Jack. This is an energetic indie rock track with a blues feel that features bass, electric guitar and drums. Perfect for advertising, Internet and retail applications. “Indie Rock Energy” (#01918526) http://www.musicrevolution.com/royalty-free-music-track/01918526/indie-rock-energy Track […]

Sitting in the producer chair as a vocalist pours her/his heart into your track is a bit like holding a nest of baby birds in your hand. You can be too rough and cause bruising. You can care too much and smother. Or you can be indifferent and let in the snakes. These choices may […]