October 30, 2020
Productive Musicking

You Can’t Save Time – You Can Spend Time Right

This is an idea I got while watching YouTube and really liked it, because it can very well relate to music and the broad benefits of musicking.  Don’t know about you, but not always I am happy about my own productivity. As the internet is full […]
September 30, 2020

Is The Music Melody Dead?

I keep chuckle on the following picture.  Let’s imagine there is this situation in the future – some 70 years from now: a music therapist meets with a new client, who is an old lady with dementia. She doesn’t know much about the world around her, […]
August 31, 2020

11,000 Complaining Composers or – A Storm In A Teacup

What happens when 11,000 (yes, eleven thousands!) music composers participate in a competition to write a music score for a scene from the HBO’s sci-fi series Westworld. When in May 2020 the successful producer of audio libraries Spitfire Audio announced a music composing competition, I am […]
July 7, 2020

Ennio Morricone 10/11/1928 – 6/7/2020

Yesterday was a beautiful, hot summer day. Normally, the media would suffer from a summer slow-down, trying to pick anything to fill the time. Not this year though. In spite of the deluge of the negative corona virus related news, one other sad message toppled them […]
June 17, 2020

Make Music Day 2020

June 21st  has a special meaning in the human history for thousands years. People used to gather and celebrate the longest day of a year and the beginning of summer in the Northern Hemisphere. To strengthen the importance of this particular day, various other celebrations and […]
May 31, 2020

BBC Symphony Orchestra For Every Family!

As I had been researching information for my previous blogpost about bedroom orchestrators, I couldn’t avoid watching videos from Christian Henson. He is an award-winning film composer and one of the founders of Spitfire Audio – the company behind one of the most popular orchestral libraries […]
April 30, 2020

How Orchestral Samples Trigger Endless Tension in the Epic Music

What could be the opposite from the very basic music making, that Musicably promotes? I don’t mean an absolute professional music virtuoso, although that would be one of the possibilities. But if we want to stay in the non-professional area. What would be the opposite to […]
March 31, 2020

Musicking In The Time Of Pandemic

I am sitting at home, locked down with my family, like hundreds millions people all over the world. Raging pandemic is destroying lives and inflicting serious injuries on the most of the world’s societies and economies. In this situation one of the best tools helping suffering […]
February 29, 2020

Opening ‘Scissors’ of the Music World

I mean ‘scissors’ between music ‘makes and make-nots’ (like wealthy haves and have-nots). Because that’s what is happening and it doesn’t help almost anyone, except for the tiniest group of 0.01% on the top of the music industry.  Is this political? Sure it is! At least […]