A song can speak to a soul in a way that words cannot. The rock era has produced some of the most iconic sound recordings of all time, and many have become public domain songs. Here, we’ll look at the most popular public domain rock songs, from the psychedelic and melodic to the anthemic and timeless.
Sefi Carmel is a sound designer and composer who has worked on Hollywood films directed by Ridley Scott, John Woo, Chris Columbus, and Kevin Reynolds. He is also the co-founder of Sphere Trax, a website that uses artificial intelligence to help musicians, film and video game producers, and other professionals find the perfect music for their projects.
The 41st Canadian Music Week (CMW) kicked off at the Westin Harbour Castle in Toronto last week, with a jam-packed schedule of events and performances. The evenings were filled with some of the brightest new and established Canadian artists, including Charlotte Cardin, Tumble, Fuego, Grace May, Virginia To Vegas, and Badflower. The days were filled with a series of expert panels covering topics from sync licensing to Afrobeats to new release marketing strategies.
In a move that has left many scratching their heads, Post Malone has been awarded the Songwriters Hall of Fame's Hal David Starlight Award for Young Creators. The award is given to "gifted young songwriters who are making a significant impact in the music industry with their original songs."
There is a debate in the UK about how to fairly reward performers and creators for music streaming. Some MPs have called for a "complete reset" of the market and proposed that the government pass legislation to give performers the right to "equitable remuneration"
The recent Universal Music Group-brokered deal with the French music streaming service, Deezer, has been the subject of much debate. Martin Mills of Beggars Group, Darius Van Arman of Secretly Distribution, Stephan Bourdoiseau of Wagram Stories, and Emmanuel de Buretel of Because Music joined forces in a post in Music Ally that confronts the pros and cons of the user-centric versus pro-rata streaming models.
Apple is one of the greatest companies on earth. They produce products that are unequalled in consumer technology. But like any company, they release products that are flops in the marketplace. Apple, unlike a lot of other companies, knows how to bury their stiffs like they never existed.
The music streaming industry has witnessed remarkable growth over the past decade, with streaming services becoming the primary mode of music consumption for millions worldwide. However, with rapid expansion come concerns of potential market saturation and challenges related to subscription models.