As musicians transition from live shows to live streams, they are finding ways to monetize their performances, even if they aren’t “in person.” Some of these revenue options aren’t even available when playing live! Read the post.
Capturing the ultimate vocal performance can require push and pull between the producer and talent. The tact and technique of the producer plays a pivotal role in recording a great vocal take. Read the post.
In these uncertain days, you can spread joy by releasing videos, produced in your home. Here’s one way to improve the lighting for your home-made videos. Read the post.
While many of us around the world are stuck indoors, you can spread some joy by putting on streaming concerts and releasing videos — all from your home. Read the post.
Blind musician and motivational speaker Joey Stuckey is proof that following the four pillars of success can help you overcome whatever obstacles are in your way. Read the post.
Musician, author, educator, and music industry consultant Bobby Borg has just launched a video series aimed at breaking down music business and marketing basics. This post is excerpted from the first video, “Roadmap To Release.” Read the post and watch the video.
Picking songs that fit your voice is one of the most important skills you can have as a singer. But if you’re just starting out, how can you tell if a song is actually good for your voice? Read the post.
You have full control over who gets on your guest list, so use it to invite bookers, journalists, bloggers, music supervisors, and businesspeople you want to influence. Read the post.
LA Philharmonic’s Gustavo Dudamel embodies principles and practices that will benefit music-makers of any style and genre. Read the post.
There are many reasons why finding a local, experienced vocal teacher might not work for you, so an online vocal program might be your best option. I took on the “Master Your Voice” online class from Ramsey Voice Studios to get a taste of what online vocal lessons can do. Read the post.
Whether you’re dancing on piano keys or dreaming on acoustic guitar, reimagining your favorite songs for solo performance with just you, your voice, and a single instrument can be as fun as it is challenging. Read the post.
Why pass up the chance to make additional revenue, build your artist brand, and cement a special connection with your fans?
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While it might be impossible to play EVERY style of music there is, you can gain confidence, experience, and new ideas playing in musical genres outside of your regular routine. Read the post.
From breathy voice to falsetto, vocal fry to belting and vibrato, vocal effects can be used to add variety and spice to your songs. But, be careful not to overuse these vocal effects. There should always be a reason you’re using a specific vocal effect. Read the post.
To create a show that packs the house, you have to do more than just play your recorded music live. You have an entire stage to create a spectacle that draws people in and makes an emotional connection. Read the post.