Script for finding identical files
Over the last few months I’ve been collecting some drum loops from Silicon Beats (http://www.siliconbeats.com/) to use in my songs. My usual routine has been to buy a new set of beats then sit with my laptop on the train and listen through them all, picking out the ones that I think might suit various songs. When I find one I like I copy it to a separate directory under the name of the song...
Chosing a Creative Commons Licence
It’s very easy with songs, and no doubt all art, to feel that your creations are your babies. You send them out into the world and people form their own relationships with them, completely independent of you, their creator. With our flesh and blood babies, however, as well as having an influence on those they meet they are in turn affected and changed, and that is a healthy part of...