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Helping Out A Friend…

One of the many folks I’ve met on Twitter is a reporter.  On Twitter you can find him at @RickRake He “grew up” working in traditional media, but has recently come to embrace Social Media. He is working on a project and wanted some “station identification” sound byte promos. I don’t particularly care for the… Continue Reading

Songwriting with a Co-Writer…

For songwriters, people keep saying to me that co-writing is essential, and yet I had not found much success in co-writing. The efforts seemed disjointed, and while each person contributed something, there was no flow.  Different sections that while “technically” meshing… don’t fit together well. Flow is important in a song.  It is a story… Continue Reading

Musicality…

In many TV Shows, there is a discussion of Musicality. Myself, I have a small frame on my wall, with the words… “In Tune, In Time & With Feeling” Wikipedia suggests that Musicality is: a noun that means sensitivity to, knowledge of, or talent for music. The word also refers to the quality or state of… Continue Reading

Bob Blah Blah…

Friedrich Nietzsche said it best. “I am one thing, my writings are another matter.” I started the BobSongs Blog, because I wanted to write, and talk about my music… and the music of others. However, life… (messy as it is) …got in the way. Things sometimes tick me off, and affect me, and I feel compelled… Continue Reading

Musicians, Songwriters & Branding…

Had a conversation with a musician the other day.  He said to me that he didn’t need to establish a brand, he just used his name. “So” I said, “You’ve got your name reserved, for your website domain?” Well… no.  Someone else has that domain reserved. “But then surely, on your Facebook page…” Uh, no…… Continue Reading

Twitter and Musicians – V 3.0

A Songwriter friend asked the other day, about Twitter. I referred her to my last post on the subject, which talked about things like filling in your Bio, your picture, your website… some of the basic Basics. I also wrote a post about Musicians protecting their Tweets, which is STILL one of the most stupid… Continue Reading