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Day: April 10, 2020

How Freelancers Can Stay Positive During the Coronavirus Crisis

There are a lot of negative emotions swirling around right now: fear; stress; frustration; anxiety; depression. And what’s worse is that it feels like there’s no escape from them. We don’t know how long the coronavirus crisis is going to…

You’Re (Probably) Doing Digital Accessibility Wrong

Thirty years after the historic passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the landmark legislation that transformed the US’s workplaces and common spaces for the better, so much of our lives have moved out of the physical world and into…

How Using Ozone 9 in Logic Pro X Can Help Prepare Your Tracks For Worldwide Distribution Using These 3 Modules

I don’t think there’s any question that mastering is an important skill and function for audio production. But historically mastering continues to feel like a “black art” of sorts. And that certainly could be because it’s easy to “overcook” a…

Use Voice Commander From Creationauts For Hands-Free Key Switching

Key switching. We all struggle with it in various ways, for multiple reasons. Key switching refers to the use of trigger notes, outside the playable range of an instrument, used to alternate between different playing styles, or articulations, common to…

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Kent Monkman Auctions One of His Drawings to Support Toronto’s Indigenous Communities

Kent Monkman, “kâ wâsihkopayicik (the ones who shine)” (2008), graphite on acid-free paper, 14 x 17 inches (all images courtesy Kent Monkman Studio) A 2018 study by Toronto Aboriginal Support Services Council (TASSC) found that there are between 45,000 and…

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UOVO Art Handlers File Labor Board Complaint Saying They Were Laid Off for Union Support

UOVO’s workers with Senator Julia Salazar (center) and supporters from other labor unions in rallying outside the company’s headquarters in Long Island City on October 23 (photo by the author for Hyperallergic) On Monday, April 6, Teamsters Local 814 filed…