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.
Band rehearsals generally serve one of three purposes — and chances are you’re squandering this valuable time. Read the post.
To be successful, you need to establish a strong online music brand, no matter what kind of music you’re creating. Here are five things you need to consider when building yours. Read the post.
Achieving vertical growth on your instrument requires a means of measuring and tracking progress in your music practice. Read the post.
Before you look to paid services or third parties to solve your problems, look inside and recognize that sometimes a lack of success is on you. Read the post.
Becoming fluent with musical improvisation is an attainable goal. Here are some tips to help you grow in that direction and to make your own music improv shine. Read the post.
Making it as an independent musician is difficult enough without you getting in the way of your own success. These three anecdotes provide some real-life lessons for your music career. Read the post.
Virtuoso guitarist and teacher Jamie Andreas delivers a technique that will help you improve your instrument skills so you can break through barriers and play like a pro. Read the post.
Entertainment lawyer Ben McLane sits with Bobby Borg to discuss three important topics bands need to consider in the new music age. Read the post.
The genius of Paul McCartney’s basslines never wavered, but his choices as a bass player post-Beatles show his focus was ever more on the song and serving the vocal melody. Read the post.
Remove all barriers between you and playing/recording your instrument so you can be ready the moment musical inspiration strikes. Read the post.
Choosing to turn your creativity into a regular routine can help you stretch your limits, sharpen your skills, and open the door for new career opportunities. Read the post.
Band rehearsals are part of playing live music, and there are things you can do to ensure you’re making the most of your time. I’ve got 11 tips to get you on the right track. Read the post.
Paul McCartney’s basslines are an integral part of the Beatles’ evolution from world-beating pop band to musical pioneers. We identify just what McCartney did to make his parts stand out from what other bassists were doing at the time. Read the post.
Songs can be about anything, so why not look in unconventional places to find the creative spark your next song needs. Read the post.