Toni Blackman: Hip-Hop Meditation :: Earning by Empowering :: The Mixtape Week of July 16: Story, Revenue, and Balance 1 “The lyrics, the voice, the track and/or the vibe of a good song causes us to be more present and helps us to cut through the noise of our daily lives. It helps us to…

Angelique Kidjo’s Remain in Light :: OISTAT Mentorship Program :: Music Festival Gender Gaps Week of June 25: Story, Revenue, and Balance 1 “Music . . . can name the unnameable and communicate the unknowable.” Leonard Bernstein 1 MusicMakers News: Week of June 25th, 2018 Story, Revenue, and Balance:  Angelique Kidjo’s covers bring meaning and…

Stewart Lupton :: Unsigned-Only Music Competition :: AWAL Week of May 28: Story, Revenue, and Balance 1 “Music is therapy. Music moves people. It connects people in ways that no other medium can. It pulls heart strings. It acts as medicine.” Macklemore 1 MusicMakers News: Week of May 28th, 2018 Story, Revenue, and Balance:  The…

Childish Gambino :: The Art of Score :: Matthew Garrison Week of May 14: Story, Revenue, and Balance 1 The life of the arts, far from being an interruption, a distraction, in the life of a nation, is very close to the center of a nation’s purpose—and is a test of the quality of a…

Music is My First Language has announced it will be holding it’s first New York fundraiser on March 22nd, 2014. The event will be held at Shapeshifter Lab, an event and performance space in Brooklyn starting at 6:30 pm. MiMFL is dedicated to inspiring positive social change through sustainable music education and empowerment programs to…

The Middle East, July 22 Great Northeast Productions Inc. will present Porcupine Tree. The Middle East is at 472-480 Mass. Ave. in Cambridge, Mass. Advance tickets for this show are $12 and can be purchased at the Middle East Box Office and at all Ticketmaster locations. To charge tickets by phone, call (617/508) 931-2000 or…

Is this the worst thing to ever happen in the Music Sequencer Market?  July 1, 2002, Apple acquires eMagic!!  Apple today announced it has acquired Emagic, a leading provider of professional software solutions for computer-based music production. Emagic’s most popular product, Logic, is actively used by over 200,000 musicians around the world. Emagic will operate as…

Godsmack, Staind, Carly Simon, Aerosmith, American Hi-Fi win at The Boston Music Awards.  Reveille, Dropkick Murphy’s, Tribe of Judah, & Kay Hanley also take home awards. Mission Of Burma inducted into Hall of Fame And the Winners Are… Boston winners for the 15th annual Boston Music Awards at The Orpheum, on Thursday, April 11th, 2002…

A MONTH OF TUESDAYS AT THE TOAD February 5, 12, 19, & 26 Ramona Silver will be performing every Tuesday in February, starting February 5th, at Toad to celebrate the release of her new album, Death By Candy. There will be no cover charge for these shows, and Toad is located at 1920 Massachusetts Ave.…

December 7th, 2001 The New York City indie-scene is bracing itself for the next fresh thing. Since the Strokes (only a short while ago) made their paces through the Luna and immediately jumped to the mainstream modality; scenesters have been pondering? Is indie-local-rock gone? A thing of the past? A treasure once forgotten? And then…