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You Can't Stop Mashd N Kutcher From Making Music

Monday - May 4, 2015 Funny

So I just discovered Mashd N Kutcher, and very well may be late to the game. But in case you don't know who they are, let this be an introduction.  These guys do a lot more, but my favorite shtick of theirs is their insistence on making music at all times. Check out this video, […]

James Jamerson Isolated Bass Lines Rock

Monday - May 4, 2015 Lessons

A gentleman on Youtube named Vulf has been doing the music world a huge favor by EQing and boosting the killer bass lines on some of our favorite classic tunes.  But he's not just doing the bass boosting, he's also working with a partner to create these amazing videos that show the bass notes and […]

Led Zeppelin's Acoustic Environment on When the Levee Breaks

Thursday - Apr 30, 2015 Science

When recording, the wisdom of the ages always says to record in the most dry and controlled acoustic environment possible.  Then let the rest be done in post-processing where you can try different options and use the undo button. But the masters of mixing aren't afraid to commit to tape right then and there, and […]

Coon Creek Girls - Classic Appalachian Folk

Thursday - Mar 19, 2015 Culture

Nestled deep in the Appalachian mountains, the Coon Creek Girls played their beloved folk songs from 1937 through 1957, enjoying an illustrious career that included TV appearances on John Lair's Renfro Valley Barn Dance and even a performance at the White House for President Roosevelt, King George VI, and Queen Elizabeth in 1939. Check out […]

Bette Midler Roasts Pandora's Poor Royalties

Tuesday - Mar 17, 2015 Industry News

Drama is about on Twitter as many artists are beginning to speak up concerning their perception of internet advertising commissions.  The typical CPM's (cost per thousand impressions/plays) is upsetting artists, such as below where Bette Midler roasts Pandora and Spotify for their poor royalty structures. Artists should definitely receive more compensation than they are for their streaming […]

DJ Kittens - Cat Scratch Fever (Fleamix)

Monday - Mar 16, 2015 Adorable

DJ Kittens, the hottest new turntable group, just turned out another banger on the faders.  Check out the hit single entitled Cat Scratch Fever (Fleamix). In an exclusive interview with LedgerNote, lead kitten MC Fluff-E-Nuff had this to say: The inspiration for the Fleamix came when our roadie Tapeworm said "I'd rather rock a killer case […]