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SoundNotion 169: The 0.0002%

This week on SoundNotion we have little music but lots of lawyers. SoundCloud is looking to solve licensing, Sony/ATV threatens to pull out of ASCAP/BMI, the NEA budget gets slashed 8 million bucks, and the FCC has received 647K comments on Net Neutrality.
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SoundNotion 168: Crazy Wigs and Hobbit Feet

This week on SoundNotion, we have composer, vocalist, writer and occasion Hobbit footed performer Kate Soper. She’s writing for and performing in interesting places and adventurous mediums. PLUS:Ellen McSweeney of NMBx is all about the Benjamins.
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SoundNotion 167: Klinghoffer Madness

This week on SoundNotion we dig into the Met’s Klinghoffer controversy, an Opera Australia soprano’s homophobic rant, crowd surfing at Handel’s Messiah!?, YouTube’s new deal, RIP Horace Silver and Lee Hyla. PLUS: “I’ll have the Rings, hold the orchestra.”
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SoundNotion 166: The Few, the Proud, the Talented

This week on SN, friend of the show and the strongest beard in new music Rob Deemer brings his new clarinet/bass clarinet concerto (premiered by The President’s Own), we talk music ed standards, Amazon’s new streaming service and Jan Chu heads the NEA.
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SoundNotion 165: Thirteen Percent More Rambling

This week on SoundNotion, the panel digs into the week’s news. Uncle Phil(harmonic) wants in on the new music festival thing, Groupmuse puts the chamber back in chamber music, Apple buys Beats, Appalachian Spr…. ah-huh? and goodbye Maya Angelou.
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