The New Release Schedule

Music 3.0M3.0 requires new thinking regarding song releases.

If we go back to the ’50s, vinyl singles had a notoriously fast manufacturing turnaround time, despite the labor-intensive process required to make a vinyl record. At that time, it was not uncommon to have a single (the small 7-inch “45” with a song on each side) on the streets within days of recording (and sometimes even writing) the song! Read more…

Two Defining Moments for a Guitar Player

There’s so much to being a guitar player that’s easy. There’s a vast variety of gear to choose from, a host of excellent players in every genre to learn from, and plenty of ways to get you to a place where you can make music quickly and easily. That being said, playing guitar well takes a lot of thought and effort that goes way beyond technique. It requires some dedication to not only do it well, but also do it in a way that makes the rest of your band sound better as a result. Here are all the things to either think about or work on to take your individual playing to the next level and, as a result, bring your band there, too. Read more…