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    Notes From The Deadline

    TV Music From The Inside

    Theres learning, and theres education. And when it comes to music technology, the two arent always connected, believes Paul Farrer.

    Music Business Jun 2009
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    Notes From The Deadline

    TV Music From The Inside

    Only in the perverse world of music for the media could composers be asked to rip themselves off for money. Its time to take a stand against the rise of the 'soundalike'.

    Music Business May 2009
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    Notes From The Deadline

    TV Music From The Inside

    Your showreel can say a lot about you. And if its going to get you work, what it needs to say is: trust me.

    Music Business Apr 2009
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    Notes From The Deadline

    TV Music From The Inside

    You thought your music was just right to start with, so why are people telling you to change it? Because theyre paying you — and because they might actually have a point...

    Music Business Mar 2009
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    Notes From The Deadline

    TV Music From The Inside

    Beware of TV executives bearing publishing contracts...

    Music Business Feb 2009
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    Notes From The Deadline

    TV Music From The Inside

    When it comes to pitching music to TV executives, there are only two golden rules. The first is to meet the brief, however sketchy it might be. The second? Never, ever try to be cool.

    Music Business Jan 2009
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    Notes From The Deadline

    TV Music From The Inside

    Progress is a wonderful thing, if you're a composer of music for the media and you dream of a poolside studio in the Bahamas.

    Music Business Dec 2008
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    Notes From The Deadline

    TV Music From The Inside

    Get a few commissions under your belt and you might start to think you're a big name in the world of music for the media. But as far as the people who make television are concerned, there's no such thing...

    Music Business Nov 2008
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    Notes From The Deadline

    TV Music From The Inside

    Renowned TV composer Paul Farrer begins a new series of despatches from the front line by asking: what sort of person do you have to be to succeed in the cut-throat world of music for the media?

    Music Business Oct 2008
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    Big George's Big Mouth

    Music Industry Comment

    This month Big George examines the cut of the music industry's new clothes...

    Music Business Feb 2007
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    Big George's Big Mouth

    Solitaire?

    Big George takes a critical look at what seems to be the only game in town: solitaire.

    Music Business Dec 2006
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    Big George's Big Mouth

    Recording '(Is This The Way To) The World Cup'

    This month sees the return of iconoclastic composer, DJ and music industry commentator Big George to the pages of Sound On Sound — and you thought we'd sacked him for good...

    Music Business Oct 2006
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    Roger Nichols: Across The Board

    The Current State Of Affairs

    Recording engineers are finding it tough to get jobs. But have they really tried all the options out there?

    Music Business Oct 2006
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    Demo Doctor

    Reader Recordings Diagnosed

    Think your own music is good? Listen to these tracks from SOS readers and see if you agree with the good Doctor's prognosis...

    Techniques Nov 2004
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    Demo Doctor

    Analysis Of Reader Recordings

    Think your own music is good? Listen to these tracks from SOS readers and see if you agree with the good Doctor's prognosis...

    Techniques Oct 2004
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    Demo Doctor

    Readers' Recordings Analysed

    Think your own music is good? Listen to these tracks from SOS readers and see if you agree with the good Doctor's prognosis...

    Techniques Sep 2004
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    Hard Drive Size

    Cutting Edge

    Hard drives are getting bigger and that can only be good, right? Well, up to a point...

    Techniques May 2004
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    Cutting Edge

    Software Protection

    The music world is going soft — but the economics of software production run up hard against the inadequacies of software protection. Cutting Edge speculates on a possible solution.

    Techniques Feb 2004
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    Demo Doctor

    Readers Recordings Analysed

    Another batch of lucky SOS readers' demos wait nervously for the Doctor's prognosis. What is the verdict? Listen while you read on...

    Techniques Feb 2004
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    Cutting Edge

    Ways Of Mixing & LCD Monitor Latency

    Considering the best way to mix in a small modern studio leads Cutting Edge to speculate on a possible future for the interconnection of digital audio devices.

    Techniques Jan 2004
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    Demo Doctor

    Reader Recordings Diagnosed

    Another batch of lucky SOS readers' demos wait nervously for the Doctor's prognosis. What is the verdict? Listen while you read on...

    Techniques Jan 2004

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