Author Archives: Josh

Do Evangelicals Miss the Mark When It Comes to Urban Music?

I think so. I’ve struggled with how the “CCM” world sees hip-hop music from believers (which is a very wide spectrum). While I am thankful for the little pieces here and there, I don’t always feel like it’s ever been … Continue reading

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Free Online Music Courses

A friend of mine shared this news with me and I wanted to pass it along… http://www.openculture.com/freeonlinecourses Scroll down to music: Dave Conservatoire (Music Theory Lessons) – Web – David Rees, Royal College of Music, London Free Music Courses (Multiple … Continue reading

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Don’t @ Spam Me Bro!

It’s a Twitter epidemic. No introduction, no attempt to build… just an in your face attempt to promote your stupid music. Knock it off. Any worthwhile outlet (media, radio, tv etc) you’re @ tagging on your spam tweet doesn’t react … Continue reading

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Too busy for details

Two years ago I started what was a “reboot” or everything I was involved in with music. The idea was to return to the basics and eliminate things that ultimately didn’t matter. It turned out that I was wasting a … Continue reading

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Your Website Still Matters

Having your own dot com and not just existing on Twitter or some other social network is still your smartest web move. I read the following quote on Copyblogger and it makes fantastic sense. It’s also bearing true for Sphere … Continue reading

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Politricks 2012

It’s hard to not be a bit cynical about elections this year for the usual reasons.

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Real Ultimate Power: NINJAS!

I found this a long time ago… it’s a pretty funny read. This quote will get you started: “If you don’t believe that ninjas have REAL Ultimate Power you better get a life right now or they will chop your … Continue reading

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Seasons Change

Much is changing at Sphere of Hip-Hop. This fall we’re wrapping up a full site renovation. It’ll take a month or two to get settled in to our new digs but ultimately we’re confident it will be a good transition. … Continue reading

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Chap-Hop History by Mr.B the Gentleman Rhymer

Don’t call it comeback…

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Sampling – Exploring the DNA of Modern Music

Love this info-graphic about sampling… if you appreciate this one, please share this post. (click for larger version)

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