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Once found alongside seaweed and Tarot cards at an occasional macrobiotic outlet, new-age music has evolved from a shared secret to a trendy commodity. In the last year, two of its stars, the Swiss ''electroacoustic harpist'' Andreas Vollenweider and the Japanese synthesizer player Kitaro have played to full houses at Radio City Music Hall. George Winston, perhaps the only pianist who performs shoeless at Avery Fisher Hall, is to return there on Wednesday and again on Dec.
Since his debut album more than 20 years ago, the Greek-born composer and concert musician known as Yanni has built an international reputation as an idol of New Age instrumental music. Though his many detractors scoff that his music is banal, Yanni's worldwide fans are legion, and they've been coming out in droves lately. With a new CD on the charts and a new autobiography in the bookstores, Yanni is just finishing a North American concert tour.
However, they struggled to produce another certified hit for years after. Fed up with the US music industry and executives who told them they were too difficult to market, Far East Movement considered quitting their career as artists. But then, ironically — and like many other Asian-American artists making pop music today — they went to Asia, and it changed their outlook on the music business forever.
But a more appropriate metaphor is a train; the question is whether all of the cars will stay on the track or if a single car will derail and cause a wreck. Music creators are paid royalties through an ad-hoc patchwork of laws, industry conventions and private deals, many of which date back decades. The industry has struggled to adopt, adapt, stretch and contort these structures as music has transitioned to digital.
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Supremely mellow, this New Age instrumental music will help you transcend the daily stress in your life. Relax and unwind, take your mind off of your troubles and enjoy this tranquil New Age music. Dreamy instrumentals for relaxation and reflection. Scented oils, candlelight, a Swedish body massage or chilling under a steamy Saint-Tropez sun.
Millennials are more racially and ethnically diverse than any previous generation in the U. Multicultural consumers also prefer customizing playlists on streaming services more than the total population. With 53 percent of the Multicultural population is under age 35, these consumers are using social media and technology to connect—whether it be with the artists they listen to or with each other.
It is tempting to ask; who is the typical New Age music fan? It is impossible to give an accurate answer to this question. But in this article I will try to share my thoughts on the matter and look at some statistics from online radio that might give us a part of the answer. When creating music it is important to define your audience early on.