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The Rhythm Is Going to Get You…in a Video Game

Join a band in “Guitar Hero Live” or bust moves in “Just Dance 2017.”

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Time to Take Note of Film Composer Wendy Blackstone 

Composer Wendy Blackstone has scored over 130 movie and TV projects over the past 36 years, some of which have gone on to win Academy Awards.

A Network for Music Geeks? Yes, Please.

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A Short History of Traffic – Starting With Winwood (Part 1)

The English rock band Traffic pioneered “the creative retreat” by holing up in the country before going into the studio.

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The Strange Movie Musical Legacy of “Saturday Night Live”

From “Wayne’s World” to “Dreamgirls” to “The Blues Brothers,” SNL alum have made some wonderful musicals.