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UniqueSquared

UniqueSquared
August 2, 2013

Machine Love: Mr G

One of the more exciting aspects about music is the ability to have longevity over long periods of time.  This has meaning in more than one way.  In terms of content that can and will be created, some music lasts a lifetime.  This classification is reserved for classical pieces and even pop tunes that are considered to be timeless.  These songs will exist and become integrated with society years after the original artist has passed on.  In another respect, an artist can be in the game for quite a while – which is something you cannot say for many other sports and hobbies.

A contact sport like football has a time limit to it.  Players can only play the game so long, before their body gets to a point where it cannot cope with the stress.  The sad part is that their mind and knowledge gained is far beyond any …

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UniqueSquared

UniqueSquared
August 2, 2013

The Moody Blues and writing in corners

The story of Moody Blues begins at a young age, as other musician’s tales seem to do a lot.  Kids are born into a family that either has embraced music or as rejected it – but one way or another, the child has accepted the idea that they want to be involved in music for a living.  For many kids, it really depends on where they live.  If your neighbors and relatives are interested in music, then you are much more likely to take it up at a young age.  Even without an instrument or access to an instrument, there is still much that can be done.

Songwriters often begin writing at a young age, maybe around high school and sometimes even younger.  At that point in their lives, these songs are nothing but words on a paper.  It isn’t until they meet the right people that their lives change …