Whether you’re stuck in a creative rut or just looking for something to energize your music, these ideas can get you inspired to create your best work. Read More.
Your brilliant musical talent (imagined or otherwise) is worthless unless you understand how to stand out in the crowded marketplace. So what does it take? You have to hate to lose. Read More.
The following five tips will help you approach EQ and your audio mix like a pro. Follow them, and you’ll add clarity, separation, and depth to your tracks. Read More.
Once you have the equipment you need, the next step toward video domination is staging and recording. Part 2 of our Vlogging For Musicians series focuses on setting up for a professional result. Read More.
Touring is such a valuable learning and career opportunity. See the sights, play great shows, connect with industry, and make your fans feel special. Having a genuine attitude and hard-working ethos on the road can only lead to bigger, better opportunities. Read More.
While the life of a musician often depends on nighttime activity, you can increase creativity, stamina, and your general health by getting the sleep your body needs. Read More.
For music artists looking to build a brand online, videos can factor heavily into a music marketing plan. This is part one of a two-part post with advice on vlogging for musicians. Here, we take a look at the equipment you’ll need to build you video empire. Read More.
You can find inspiration from anywhere – every song has a story, even if the song has nothing to do with the source of its inspiration. Read More.
The perks of life as an independent music artist can be bountiful – but every silver lining has a cloud. Knowing how to manage stress can be just as important to your music career as your skills as a musician. Read More.
Being a musician is a responsibility just like any other job and requires that you handle your employers with respect and dignity. Since a lot of independent musicians don’t have a manager advising them with what to do, here are some simple music career tips to put you in the right direction. Read More.
If your music career spans any length of time, there will be those inevitable periods when you find yourself in a creative rut. The challenge is knowing how to work your way out and get back to the business of making your art. These tips can help. Read More.
In our September Twitter chat (#DMchat), Downtown Music Publishing’s Chinua Green and Songtrust’s Jason Cerf fielded questions about how YouTube monetization works for songwriters. Read More.
Part 3 of our series profiling rock trios adds a little more variety and brings our total to 30 all-time great threesomes. Read More.
One way to get creative with an arrangement and add that missing element to your home studio recordings is to add some tinkly sounds to the mix. Read More.
Whatever your style of music, understanding how great music is crafted, layer by layer, will help you become a better producer. The technique of close listening can help. Read more.