With 2016 almost in the books, I think it’s safe to say that it was one of the most unconventional years I have yet to experience....
Hello students, faculty, and all other who are LOVIN’ reading this blog! As time has progressed in my educational career, I have learned, read, and experienced many things involving the music industry and the music intermediaries who make it all turn round. We all know and accept that social media, and technology have taken over, and many jobs have been stated unnecessary, while new jobs have been [...]
Nanai As part of one of the assignments for the music intermediaries’ class I’m working in a group project with the band Nanai. Our mission is to help them promote their upcoming show in March 17 and further their career goals. After researching on the web and listening to some of their music we finally set up a meeting with the main vocalist of the group and the percussionist, Pilar and Luisjo. [...]
[vimeo http://vimeo.com/14521870] “GENERAL SULEIMAN” – Zeid & The Wings (LEBANON) “Gene Gene General General Suleiman Gene Gene General General Suleiman Salam Salam Salam Aleik General Suleiman U re a Miracle Man For peace in our nation General Suleiman U re a miracle man General Suleiman U re a miracle man Put your weapons down Put your weapons down Now it s time To leave [...]
I recently had the chance to read the case study of Lady Gaga, by Anita Elberse and Michael Christensen, published by the Harvard Business School. When it might be surprising for many at a first glance that there are high-level academic studies about a music celebrity in places like Harvard University, it may not be difficult to understand them when they are focused in the figure of Lady Gaga, whose [...]
“CULPA MÍA” – Buika (SPAIN) “There is no sun Illuminating the sky Only stars In the heaven above While it is night And the day comes Nothing illuminates This pain of mine This pain of mine A crazy flower That kills my soul Bittersweetly, little by little And my dreams I’ve never hurt so much This suffering is killing me It was raining That afternoon you left Even the [...]
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Hello Intermediaries class, Berklee people, and any other readers! The Music Intermediaries class has really allowed all of us to better understand the workings of an Artist’s team, and even inspired some of us to get involved with the band Nanai! Nanai is an amazing group who has allowed us to help them along with multiple aspects of their present career. In all of our class discussions, and [...]
Bands like the Beatles and the Who invaded the US 50 years ago; are we in the beginning of a second “invasion” right now? I hope so. Artists like Amy Winehouse and Duffy started paving the way 5 or 6 years ago by becoming chart-toppers in America, and after Adele’s recent sweep of the Grammys, it is safe to say that British music is making a comeback in America. One artist that I [...]
Nanai is a world music band based in Valencia, Spain. Rumba! Reaggae! Funky! Ska! Latin! Drum’n Bass! Swing! …different styles of music mixed by nanai delivering a fresh sound, positive and full of energy.