Journalist or Music Aficionado - Which one is best to review music talent?

Who is better qualified to determine if an artist is talented? Is it the individual that defines themselves a journalist, or is it the one who considers themselves a music enthusiast or aficionado?

The word Journalist is used to describe someone a person who writes for newspapers, magazines, or news websites or prepares news to be broadcast. They often keep a journal to keep track of specific activities that they encounter. There have been some very popular journalists in my day. Those that are alive and still reporting on the news, and then some that have passed away with historic subjects, topics and events. There are also some journalists trained to embellish, falsify, and dramatize news to increase ratings.

 

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Perspective - Each one of us has one. So it becomes easily to define what country music is, and isn't.

Country Music Vibe Podcast - Episode #3. Perspective - Everyone has one. Each viewpoint of a country music fan can be different. We should allow for perspective, before casting judgement on what is defined as country Music.

This applies to many things in our daily life. Often times, we create points of view for other people’s lives too. Especially when it comes to music. Country music to be specific. If you were asked, what do you think country music should sound like? Would you refer to some of the old school greats, like Johnny Cash, Hank Williams Sr., Patsy Cline, Merle Haggard? Well, depending upon when you grew up, could influence your definition of country music. Let’s say you grew up in the 80’s your perspective of country music could be Kenny Rodgers, Alabama, Mickie Gilley, Dolly Parton or the Oak Ridge Boys.

 

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CMV - Podcast Episode #2 - Songs, where emotions tell the real story.

Songs, where heartfelt emotions tell the real story. Each of these artists have felt the raw emotions from being right in the middle of the story they are singing. Experience it for yourself through their words.

It has been about a month now since we finished our very first podcast. I think I am still blown away by the quality of artists that was able to join us. To me, they were the very essence of what Country Music Vibe is about. Yes, we are predominantly a country music platform. However, we like to bring in artists from other genre’s. When we do, we always give them our pitch as to why they should make the switch over to country music. Well, at least we want them to be fans of country music. Whether they decide to become country music artists, is their business. Not everyone has the skillset to become a country music artist. I am the first one to admit, that I do not have the singing ability to become a country music artist.

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Podcast - What can podcasting accomplish?

Podcasting - What is it and what can it be used for? Inquiring minds like yourself want to know.

Podcasting can be used for virtually everything. Podcasting can be as simple as uploading a audio file and publishing to your social media platform. However, to get to a larger amount of people, you will have to be creative. I will consider some of the features of podcasting in this latest podcast.

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