Monthly Archives: June 2020

June 29

The Localist: How to Write an Album, Part 4 – A Manifold of Hooks

In Parts 1 thru 3, we looked at some more abstract aspects of album writing. Essentially, when you decide to write an album intended for release to the public, you are intending that the public listen to your album. However, asking the public to listen to your album places non-insubstantial burdens on you to put […]

June 17

The Localist: You Are Essential If You Make Yourself Essential

A few days ago, a meme was being passed around showing a picture of a survey indicating that artists were deemed the “least essential” job, eking out the title by a slim margin over Telemarketers. (71% to 69%). The survey was not done in the United States – it was a survey of 1000 citizens […]

June 08

BCF Select Livestreams – Week of 6.8.20

A selection of livestreams from the infinite sea of events in NYC this week: Monday, June 8, 2020 @ 8pm – Chris Riffle @ Instagram Live. Riffle partners with Rockwood Music Hall on Rockwood’s Instagram for a live performance. Proceeds are split between the artist and he venue. (Event) — Tuesday, June 9, 2020 @ […]