Generative Music

Generative Music (Without AI), Part 1 AI has been grabbing the lion’s share of headlines lately, as any new technology does. However, did you know there are other techniques besides AI? Some of these are old, some are new—but ALL can stimulate creativity and don’t require any programming or the most powerful GPUs currently available.… Continue reading Generative Music

Remix Challenge

Welcome to Tonic Audio’s VERY first Remix Challenge! All entries are due by Friday, Oct. 13th at Midnight (EST) One of our biggest priorities is to inspire you, the artists, to #finishmoresongs. We throw that hashtag around a lot around here without talking about why it’s so integral to what we’re trying to do at… Continue reading Remix Challenge

Mindfulness For Musicians

Mindfulness for musicians is simply the practice of paying attention to the present moment without judgment. Easy, peasy, right? So is breathing—and while mindfulness is also autonomous (usually), just like breathing, it’s a skill that can be learned, practiced and improved. Why bother though? Let’s explore some of the benefits of “being in the moment”… Continue reading Mindfulness For Musicians

Meditation for Musicians

Meditation is a practice that has been around for centuries, and it has been shown to have many benefits for both physical and mental health. In recent years, there has been a growing interest in meditation among musicians; they’ve discovered that it can help improve their creativity, focus, and performance.  In fact, research has demonstrated… Continue reading Meditation for Musicians

The Tortured Artist?

Analyzing the Relationship Between Music and Mental Health by Jack Hanson As we entered into the 21st century, especially the mid-2010s, discourse surrounding mental health began to arise. The rising phenomenon of mental health struggles, as seen in the opioid overdose epidemic and the increasing number of lonely people in the US, has ushered in… Continue reading The Tortured Artist?

The Benefits Of Remixes

Remixes, also known as reimaginations or reinterpretations, refer to the creative process of altering an existing piece of music by adding new elements or modifying the original composition. One of the most common types of audio collaboration, remixes have become increasingly popular in the music industry and have numerous benefits for artists in building a… Continue reading The Benefits Of Remixes