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Lorenzo D. Policelli
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woke up, got out of bed, didn't need to drag a comb across my balding head... :P
woke up, got out of bed, didn't need to drag a comb across my balding head... :P

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Engadget reported on a University of Toronto Artificial Intelligence (AI) project that would write a Christmas tune from a single image…  I personally don’t think Irving Berlin, rest in peace, has anything to worry about… But who knows where this will…

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Colorado College hosted a symposium this past weekend.  I wish I had known about it before, I would have participated as it was open to the public… as per the symposium’s website: “It’s Still Rock and Roll to Me” is a scholarly symposium on the music and…

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The Beatles vast repertoire of work was utilized by Artificial Intelligence (AI) developed by Sony CSL Music (with the “assistance” of a real live songwriter,  Benoît Carré) to compose the pop song “Daddy’s Car” – described by the Flow Machines AI team as…

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The Song Lyrics of Literary Excellence Award, awarded biennially, was created by PEN New England a few years back to celebrate the craft of songwriting, specifically the lyrics.  So it’s no surprise that John Prine and the husband/wife team of Tom…

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Check out this year’s SOCAN Songwriting Prize shortlist of 20 contestants (10 for the English language prize and 10 for the French language prize).  Listen to them all, choose your favourite and vote! For two weeks, from June 9-23, 2016, SOCAN invites…

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“Eat, drink and be merry…” becomes “eat, sing and be merry :)  – just thought the graphic was interesting… click on the diagram for the SOCAN article about this poll… and may the Muse be with you…  

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One of the faces of Americana music describes songwriting as the “life force that drives [her].”  You should take the time to watch/read this wonderful interview of Lucinda Williams by Phil Hirschkorn of PBS NewsHour.  Just one highlight in response to a…
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