PlayGround: A Playful App For Spontane Music Making

The new music app PlayGround has a playful take on touch-based music making. It’s a colorful experience, but is it enjoyable enough?

TAD – Artwork Made Easy

Sometimes you have neither the money nor the time to do all that is required for “professional” cover art. If you’re in need of a quick solution, TAD can help out.

The Highest DJ Set In The World

The progressive house DJ Samed Kholod from Russia has done something that no DJ has done before – he climbed 4,810 meters to Mount Elbrus to do a literally high-reaching DJ set.

Thank You, Zombies; A Reminder Of Why We Do What We Do

Read on as one of our writers, Josh Urban, writes about getting overwhelmed with the daunting challenges of the new music market and how there are some things (in the form of a fourth grade class) that remind him why he is doing what he is doing.

Happy 2014!

I and the whole Dotted Music team join Hank in the congratulations and wish you a Happy New Year!

How Music Makes You Happy

Music triggers the same happiness chemical (dopamine) as sex, drugs, gambling and food. Music creates emotional arousal and causes changes in a person’s heart rate, pulse and breathing rate.