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Releasing the Hounds: How Song Identification Apps Can Increase the Accuracy of Your Transcripts

Free apps like SoundHound and Shazam, which can listen and identify music by its digital footprint at near-instantaneous speed, seem like sorcerer’s magic. For audiophiles, this is a great convenience—it allows you to quickly keep track of the new artists you like and build out your playlists. But Shazam and SoundHound have some practical application to the work we do as Transcribers, as well...

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Do musicians make better transcribers?

Whenever I begin to transcribe, I always feel a surge of energy that goes from fingertips to brain, and the words flow from the instructor's speech into the transcript. I also get this feeling when I press my fingers down on the violin, pull the strings with my bow and create music...

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