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Michael Raine

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Stock Sounds: Getting into the Business of Production Music

This article orginally appeared in the March/April 2019 issue of Canadian Musician magazine.

By Michael Raine

It’s a tough reality that more music is being consumed now than ever before, but it’s no easier to make a living as a musician. That said, because of the ocean

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Get FACTOR Funded: Practical advice to keep in mind for your artist profile & project application

This article originally appeared in the January/February 2019 issue of Canadian Musician.

By Michael Raine

There is one source of grants that most Canadian musicians know, or have at least heard of, it’s the Foundation Assisting Canadian Talent on Recordings, better known as FACTOR. Receiving its funding from

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Rise of the Robots: How AI Is Changing the Music World

This article originally appeared in the September/October 2018 issue of Canadian Musician magazine.

By Michael Raine

Artificial intelligence is here, it’s everywhere, and it’s radically changing our daily lives, from internet searches to banking, shopping, commuting, and even the temperature in our homes.

In the music world,

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Freudian Sounds with Riley Bell: In conversation with Daniel Caesar’s Juno-winning recording engineer

An abbreviated version of this interview originally appeared in the May/June 2018 issue of Canadian Musician magazine.

By Michael Raine

Daniel Caesar’s debut LP, Freudian, was one of the landmark Canadian releases of 2017. The artist himself has quickly risen to be one the most hyped new voices

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Redefining Success in a Digital Marketplace: A conversation with Miranda Mulholland

A condensed version of this interview appeared in the July/August 2017 issue of Canadian Musician magazine.

By Michael Raine

On May 24, 2017, independent musician, label owner, and festival organizer Miranda Mulholland became the first musician ever to deliver a keynote speech to the Economic Club of Canada. Her

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