Along with the sinking production costs of video production and crowdfunding for movies, independent production of games for mobile devices has taken off, meaning that there are more visual media products coming out than ever before. And they all have one thing in common: the need for great original music.
According to RIAA's 2014 statistics, last year revenues from music streaming services such as Pandora and Spotify eclipsed those from CD sales for the first time. Music streaming revenue grew from $1.45 billion in 2013 to $1.87 billion in 2014. Meanwhile, digital downloads dropped 8.7% to $2.58 billion; and CDs fell 12.7% to $1.85 billion.
Today we're wrapping up our "Tips from the Pros" series with Keyboard Performance advice from Herbie Hancock, Lang Lang & others. Be sure to check out previous installments, featuring Vocal tips from Bruno Mars & John Legend, Drum pointers from Thomas Lang & Questlove, Guitar advice from Kirk Hammett & Jack White, and Bass wisdom from Victor Wooten & Esperanza Spaulding.
We’ve given you Vocal tips from Bruno Mars & John Legend, Drum tips from Thomas Lang & Questlove & Guitar advice from Kirk Hammett & Jack White. It's time to dip into the low end today with some Bass performance wisdom from a few of the funkiest players around.
We’ve given you Vocal tips from Bruno Mars & John Legend, and Drum tips from Thomas Lang & Questlove. We’re covering all bases in the band, so today’s the day for Guitar performance advice courtesy of Kirk Hammett, Jack White, Carrie Brownstein & more.