Want to get the crowd going at your next gig? Why not include a call and response in your music shows and songwriting to engage with listeners. Read the post.
If you plan to play music in front of people, you are opening yourself up to rejection and you’ll have to deal with criticism. Here’s how to handle it. Read the post.
Integrating backing tracks to a live performance is not without its controversy — but there are many ways to do it musically and add layers to your live sound. Read the post.
Dive into the concept of dynamics in music and how it influences the emotional impact of your compositions, performances, and recordings. Read the post.
Master the art of concert promotion with effective strategies and marketing techniques to successfully publicize your next show. Read the post.
Ready to host a killer album release party? We’ve got ideas and tips to make yours special and build hype for your music. Read the post.
There are many benefits that come with having a listening party, including creating awareness of your band and brand that can drive sales. Read the post.
The pentatonic scale is used in various music genres. Here’s an approach to playing the A minor pentatonic scale utilizing diagonal movement. Read the post.
The first step to jamming over a standard blues progression is to use the pentatonic scale of whatever key you’re in. Read the post.
Putting a big music performance in perspective is one way to manage your nerves, and here are a few other ideas to help you prepare to play your best. Read the post.
There’s no getting around it, if you want to improve your sweep picking — or any music technique — time and practice are required. These ideas will help make your practice more productive. Read the post.
How do you turn a standard music gig into a high-paying affair? Step one: make it easy for fans to tip you. Read the post.
Watching yourself in a mirror while you perform or practice can help you elevate your music and performance, so find opportunities to gaze while you play and learn from what you see. Read the post.
There’s an art to crafting a good set list, and here are 13 set list tips to get you on the right track. Read the post.
There are a lot of factors that play into choosing the right arrangement for a song — but choosing the best key for you and the musicians might be the most important. Read the post.