The Great Resignation and Modern Musicians

“The average person spends almost 13 years and two months of their lifetime working” (Belli,2018). In July of 2021, 4 million Americans quit their jobs, and millions followed in the course of the year, leading to “The Great Resignation.” The Covid-19 pandemic has led to unprecedented change and redefined how people work. The pandemic has

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The Metaverse Musician

Streaming platforms have revitalized an archaic music industry model, and although music is uncostly and more accessible than ever before, artists still get the short end of the stick. With the involvement of agencies and intermediaries, the process of remunerating artists remains cluttered. Over the last two years, new technologies such as NFTs, decentralized streaming,

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Why Game Music Does Not Get Boring

  Music is a vital aspect of the video game experience. From simple 8-bit tunes to cinematic scores, music helps enhance the gameplay experience by elevating immersions and establishing an emotional connection between the player and the sequences on-screen.  Game music can be broadly categorized as static (loop-based) and dynamic (adaptive/interactive). Loop-based music is used

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Age Of The Crypto Musician

NFTs (non-fungible tokens) are the latest buzzword in the music industry. This new trend has heads turning, and many believe it may revolutionize the way artists are paid. NFTs use cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin or Ethereum to facilitate digital transactions. These transactions can include diverse digital file data, ranging from an album to exclusive concert

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DAW DISCIPLINE

  What is your flavor? Do you like Abelton, Protools, Reason, Fruity Loops, Apple Garage Band, or some obscure music composition software no one has ever heard of? Even if this is the case, if it works for you, stick with it. There are many options for Digital Audio Workstations (DAWs) on the market, varying

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COMPOSING IN STRESSFUL TIMES

COMPOSING IN STRESSFUL TIMES   Welcome to Game Music Jobs!  When was the last time you were out of your house? One month ago? Maybe two months ago? Longer? Constriction of economics or any social arena is inherently stressful. It can become very difficult to concentrate—and not to mention, compose music—when you are under stress.

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