January 2013

101 Tips Music Teachers Should Know

January 29, 2013

There are some great tips in this book that all music teachers can use. I took extensive notes as I read it and want to share some of them with you here. Smash Gender Stereotypes. Some people erroneously think certain instruments or professions [Keep Reading]

Ms. Marvel Plays the Violin?

January 28, 2013

This is really cool. Ms. Marvel playing the violin. I think I’m in love. She also can play the Doctor Who theme. It’s really cool to see how creative people can be on YouTube. The split screen allows her to basically play a duet with [Keep Reading]

Superman: The Mixtape

January 26, 2013

Last year, on this very day, I dedicated a mixtape to one of the most iconic superheroes of our time, Batman. I decided to make this a tradition and to release another superhero-themed mixtape this year. This one is dedicated to the Man of Steel. [Keep Reading]

Don’t Be So Critical (I Know it’s Hard)

January 24, 2013

Cover of Tribes: We Need You to Lead Us “What people are afraid of isn’t failure. It’s blame. Criticism.” – Seth Godin from the book Tribes: We Need You to Lead Us What an amazing observation. We’re afraid of [Keep Reading]

Chasing Content – January 2008

January 23, 2013

Chasing Content is a feature on Silent Cacophony that has us looking back at the best posts of the month that was. Today, we travel back to 2008 to see what was happening here on the blog five years ago. You can read all of the posts from January [Keep Reading]

Report Card Comments

January 22, 2013

Report card comments should be specific to the child. Each comment should reflect what your student has accomplished in the reporting period, what areas they may have had trouble in, and next steps for improvement. It can feel like a huge [Keep Reading]

Some Music Really is Garbage

January 21, 2013

I was better off when I thought this was merely fiction. It’s hard to imagine that poverty exists to this extent. The timing of this is also something because just today I blogged about that book and then I come across this video. Cateura, [Keep Reading]

Chasing Content – January 2009

January 19, 2013

The one bad thing about blogs is how quickly the posts get buried in the archives. It’s sometimes hard to stroll through the olds posts and relive the great articles and content that get published on a blog. I try my best to make my content [Keep Reading]

The 5 Pillars of the Music Business

January 17, 2013

“The music business was built around five pillars: Free radio promotion  A limited number of competing music labels The high cost of production, requiring musicians to get financing from labels The Top 40 hits-based focus of the baby [Keep Reading]

The Word is Bond Podcast

January 16, 2013

Check it out, my podcast is now on the first page of the hip-hop category. I’ve been working hard to bring you the best in underground hip-hop, music, and talk each and every week. I’m on the radio Saturday nights with Daddy J. Our show [Keep Reading]
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