There are simple ways to boost merch and CD sales at gigs — but you’ve got to have merch and CDs to do it! Read the post.
Finding the early reflection points in your home recording studio can go a long way to improving the acoustics in your rooms. Read the post.
So you picked a cover song, now what? Rather than copying the original version note-for-note, the best covers typically take the essence of the original and reshape it, so that the performing artist makes the song their own while adding something special and recognizable to their repertoire. Read more.
Looking to spice up your chord progressions? Why not borrow a chord or two from a different mode or scale? Borrowed chords are a tried-and-true way to add an unexpected touch to songs. Read the post.
We live in a streaming world — yet revenues from physical media (i.e., CDs and vinyl LPs) continue to grow every year. Read the post.
2022 may not have been the bounce-back year we had all hoped for, and sadly, we saw too many beloved musicians — icons and up-and-comers alike — pass on to the great afterparty in the sky. Read the post.
’Tis the season for setting goals for your personal, musical, and career objectives. It doesn’t have to be a complicated process, but you need to take it seriously. Read the post.
These simple tips can help you create a home studio space that’s efficient, productive and inspiring — especially if you’re limited by the size of your space. Read the post.
While major and minor chords get all the attention, don’t neglect music’s lovely diminished chords. They can spice up your boring chord progressions and add drama to your songs. Read the post.
Music success is fine for some, but if you really want to fail at this whole indie music thing, here’s a sure-fire recipe to achieve that goal. Read the post.
Here’s a seven-step plan to help you manage the practical reality of building a music career while living your “regular” life. Read the post.
Here are six steps you can take to ensure your band photos tell your story and speak to your persona. We detail them here (and give you some real world examples). Read the post.
Have you got the music in you and want to start writing songs? Here’s a no-nonsense primer to getting your songwriting career started. Read the post.
Band rehearsals generally serve one of three purposes — and chances are you’re squandering this valuable time. Read the post.
Being great at anything requires a lot of time and practice. If you follow these five steps, you just might increase your odds of becoming a great musician. Read the post.