Harmonic Dissidents encourages you to submit your own work (writing, photography, illustrations, music, etc) for the next and future issues of Harmonic Dissidents. Send us the goods at email@example.com.
Here are some topics we are working on:
- Your report on street music in your community.
- Composing and arranging
- Tits & Brass: who plays Babylon?
- The search for a universal notation format (It is not Music XML)
- Money: What’s it done for your band recently?
- Keil and Campbell on early childhood musical ed
- Honk Fest 4 in Somerville update Oct 9-11, 2009
- US Social Forum in Detroit June 22-26, 2010
- HonKanada, BC in 2010
- Reviews of relevant books, movies, performances
Harmonic Dissidents encourages readers to contribute to the magazine and website. Our primary audience is musicians seeking to make a positive impact on their communities through street performances. We especially seek local reports on recent band performances and collaborations with other activist performers, hints on arranging music, recruiting and retaining musicians, opportunities for activist musicians and similar suggestions. Feel free to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions.
Contributors have two options:
Post your unedited comments on our Wiki site: http://harmonicdissidents.wikidot.com/. Most Harmonic Dissidents articles have a link to the appropriate wiki thread at the end of the story. Or send your input to email@example.com for publication in this site. All material published by Harmonic Dissidents is offered for public reuse under the Creative Commons doctrine http://creativecommons.org/about/licenses, specifically Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike. (If you want to maintain a more restrictive license over your work, please let us know. Or send us a link to it instead.)
Submission Guidelines for Harmonic Dissidents:
General: Must be your original work or be an allowable use under current copyright law and with proper attribution. Original work must be signed with your name of choice and accompanied by your contact information. All material published by Harmonic Dissidents is offered for public reuse under the Creative Commons doctrine.
Written work: Send your contribution as a Word document, if possible. All written submissions are subject to two levels of editorial review for clarity, length, etc. Harmonic Dissidents is committed to working with contributors to publish the best article possible. Unless you waive your right to review, your piece may be sent back to you twice with proposed changes for your approval. If we do not receive your approval before our deadline, we will not be able to publish it at that time. Harmonic Dissidents reserves the right to extract comments from our wikidot site and then republish them on this site without specific attribution.
Graphics and photos: Must be submitted as .jpg or .png file, preferably at as high a resolution as possible.
Musical charts: Must be submitted as a .pdf.
Video and music files: We can work with a variety of file formats. If it doesn’t work for us we will let you know.