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  • Blindness Essay

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    vision impairment (Marcovitz 6). Blindness can be caused from an accident or a disease (10). One victim of blindness, Stevie Wonder, has overcome it by making music and performing. His positive outlook on life helps him achieve many things (79). Being blind means a person is sightless or is unable to distinguish dark colors from light colors, but they can still overcome it (Dahl). Eye diseases, like glaucoma and cataracts, can

  • Malala Yousafzai's Impact On The World

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    “Today on my first day as an adult, on behalf of the world’s children, I demand of leaders we must invest in books instead of bullets.” This quote was said by Malala Yousafzai, a young woman who in her teenage years was an advocate for education and peace, and still continues to make a significant impact on the world. Malala and two other people, Easton LaChappelle and Louis Braille, are proof that teenagers can make a meaningful difference in this world. Malala Yousafzai was born July 12, 1997

  • Music Piracy Should be Illegal

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    Internet is a large source of income for musicians. Without this, they would not be earning as much as they currently are. If artists begin to lose money to pay record labels and advertisers, loyal fans end up paying more money to help support their favourite artists. It can be argued that many renowned and creditable musicians earn the majority of their money from tours and concerts rather than sales. However, there are also an abundant number of musicians who have neither the money nor the fame

  • Music Streaming Services Case Study

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    of summer, “Trap Queen” had reached eleven million plays on SoundCloud, which led to a record deal with 300 Entertainment (Gruger). In addition to Maxwell II, SoundCloud also helped music artists like electronic dance musician Skrillex, hip-hop rapper Post Malone, and house musician Kygo. In contrast, Spotify’s direction is to provide its listeners with songs for everyone of life’s moment. Spotify accomplishes this goal by creating playlists for specific genres and moods. For example, such playlists

  • Essay on Music Censorship

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    Music Censorship The tall, lanky fifteen-year-old ambled slowly up to the counter and tossed his music selection toward the clerk. The salesman began to ring the sale up in his routine manner, but just then something caught his eye. It was a small black sticker on the corner of the CD. This sticker plainly read "explicit lyrics." As the teenager fumbled through his pockets searching for a method of payment, the clerk gave him a questioning glance. "Could I see some identification please

  • Rhs Essay Sample

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    I have become aware of many other magnificent musicians and artists in the business, and Keith Cullen is one of them. At this point, he is best known for his song "Say Something," which can be heard in the movie and soundtrack for High Strung, and I was pleased that he took some time to answer a few questions about his music, his outlook on the business, and even a hint as to his future aspirations. RH: What inspired you to become a musician? What kind of training have you had in music? KC:

  • The Impact Of Pop Industry On The Music Industry

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    seems to form, that young musicians who grew up with either rich or famous parents compose the majority of the industry. On the other hand, the alternative genres of music are typically made up of people who grew up in the middle-class or lower class. Unfortunately their music never finds a market or receives play on the radio. That said, technical avenues still exist for the alternative artist to make music. Twitter, Spotify and Apple Music offer opportunities for a musician to promote their music

  • Music Streaming : How Can They Not Carry Those Amazing Records?

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    He can still remember it as if it was yesterday – how he had his heart broken for the first time and not tell anyone. Through his growing years, his mom bought him numerous records of his favorite artists. He loved it dearly and listened to it every day. When he realized that some of it had been broken, he tried searching for new copies on record stores, but he was not able to find any. On the back of his mind, he was asking, “How can they not carry those amazing records anymore?” However, all those

  • Erin Mccandrew Research Paper

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    Since I am a musician myself, I derive immense joy from discovering up and coming musicians with genuine talent and fierce determination. And Erin McAndrew is certainly all that and more. Recently, I was able to ask her a few questions about how she got started in music, her involvement in the music industry so far, and what she has planned for the near (and even distant) future. Photo Credit: Brooke Ashley Photography RH: ​What inspired you to become a musician? What were your early music influences

  • How Authentic Images Of Artists Are Within The Music Industry

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    1. Discussion Intro: The following discussion will aim to answer the question of how authentic the images of artists are within the music industry. The question stemmed from research about identity work, in particular within the creative industries. Artists are faced with a lot of identity struggles and tensions which a lot of creative people encounter as well. The main prevailing issue or tension creative people constantly encounter that is unresolved is creativity versus commerce. This idea describes

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