12 Questions To Ask Before Hiring That New Band Member

Hiring a new band member is, or at least should be, like conducting a job interview. After all, if you are serious about your band becoming successful, you need to have the More »

10 Signs It’s Time to Quit Your Band

Last week we went through reasons why you might want to fire a band member. This week I want to look at reasons why you might just want to quit the band instead. More »

11 Ways To Know When To Fire A Band Member

Being part of a band is not easy. There will always be conflict on some level and disagreements about aspects of the band and music between the members. For bands that do More »

Turn Your Merch Table Into A Killer Sales Tool

At the end of the night, selling a few shirts and CDs is great but what if you could get more than that? Even better, what if your merch table setup could More »

Shake Your Poster Maker! – Designing Gig Posters

So you finally got the gig you have been begging for. So what can you do to make sure it is more than just your friends and family that come to it? More »

 

Friday Roundup October 23, 2015

Here’s the Friday Roundup of interesting posts for the week of October 23, 2015. Sonicbids – 3 Questions You Have to Ask Yourself Before You Get Your Song Mastered ProSoundWeb – Eight Things To Check Before Hitting The Record Button TheProAudioFiles – Tips for Dealing With Harshness in a Mix Hypebot – 6 Tips To Successfully Launch Your Music On ITunes, Amazon And Other Digital Stores TheRecordingRevolution – The Danger Of Mixing In Isolation DigitalMusicNews – 17 Critical Facts About YouTube Red and YouTube Music

Friday Roundup October 16, 2015

Here’s the Friday Roundup of interesting posts for the week of October 16, 2015. Sonicbids – How to Become a Working Online Session Musician Hypebot – 7 Mistakes Songwriters Make When Registering With A PRO DIYMusician – 10 things every musician website must have Sonicbids – 6 of the Most Useful Free VST Instruments and Plugins Hypebot – 4 Benefits To Online Songwriting Collaboration You May Not Have Considered Sonicbids – The 10 Essentials of Being a Standout Session Musician Everyone Wants to Hire

Friday Roundup October 9, 2015

Here’s the Friday Roundup of interesting posts for the week of October 9, 2015. DigitalMusicNews – I’m Imogen Heap. And This Is Why I’m Releasing My Music on Blockchain TheRecordingRevolution – Optimize Your Studio, Save Money, And Record Tracks That Virtually Mix Themselves DIYMusician – Get more gigs with GigSalad. For real. ProSoundWeb – Say Hello To Some New Multichannel Music File Formats (Video) Sonicbids – Yes, There ARE Rules for Songwriting DIYMusician – The top 10 website mistakes musicians make

Friday Roundup October 2, 2015

Here’s the Friday Roundup of interesting posts for the week of October 2, 2015. TheRecordingRevolution – My Backwards Formula For Killer Mixes Hypebot – Why You Still Should Register A “Copyrighted” Work Sonicbids – 5 Things Serious Musicians Should Do Every Day MusicThinkTank – What Goes Where? Setting Up A Recording Studio Hypebot – How To Monetize Your Music On YouTube Sonicbids – Top 5 Pro Tools Tips for Home Studios

Friday Roundup September 25, 2015

Here’s the Friday Roundup of interesting posts for the week of September 25, 2015. Sonicbids – 5 Respectful Ways to Let Your Bandmates Know They’re Sucking TheRecordingRevolution – Why Mixing Tips And Tricks Are Never Enough (And Miss The Point Completely) Hypebot – The IPad Pro: A Boon To Musicians DIYMusician – Your band bio is SOOOOO boring! Sonicbids – 4 Things Absolutely No Musician Should Ever Waste Time Doing DIYMusician – “I’ve earned almost $600 in publishing royalties from streaming alone”

Friday Roundup September 18, 2015

Here’s the Friday Roundup of interesting posts for the week of September 18, 2015. DigitalMusicNews – 115 Paying Gigs You Probably Hadn’t Thought Of… TheRecordingRevolution – 4 Simple Tips To Use Reverb To Add Depth And Space In Your Mix ProSoundWeb – 14 Studio Etiquette Tips TheProAudioFiles – How Should I Spend Money on My Studio? MusicGoat – The Best Way To Make Money As A Musician Is Not With Music ProSoundWeb – Stereo Miking Techniques For Recording Acoustic Guitar

Friday Roundup September 11, 2015

Here’s the Friday Roundup of interesting posts for the week of September 11, 2015. TheRecordingRevolution – 3 Reasons Why I Use Compression In Every Mix DigitalMusicNews – This Band Set Up a Hotline for Fans That Get Harassed at Their Shows Sonicbids – How to Command the Room’s Attention at Your Next Gig ProSoundWeb – Vocal Mixing Basics MusicThinkTank – The Difference Between A Successful Band, And YOUR Band! TheProAudioFiles – 5 Reasons to Put a Microphone in Front of Your Monitors

Friday Roundup September 4, 2015

Here’s the Friday Roundup of interesting posts for the week of September 4, 2015. TheRecordingRevolution – 2 EQ Hacks You’d Be Foolish To Ignore Hypebot – 3 Ways To Discover New Hashtags DIYMusician – Get More Done: 5 Things Every Band Should Do ProSoundWeb – Two Big Tips For Recording Yourself TheRecordingRevolution – The One Hour Mix Part 4: Compression ProSoundWeb – The Impact That Acoustics Can Have On Sound In Any Room

Friday Roundup August 28, 2015

Here’s the Friday Roundup of interesting posts for the week of August 28, 2015. ProSoundWeb – Your Studio Is Not A Tech Startup! TheRecordingRevolution – The Psychological Hack Of Mix Buss Processing DIYMusician – How To Get Music In Podcasts (And Make Money From It… Legally) DigitalMusicNews – Now You Know Everything About Music Publishing ProSoundWeb – Preventing “Hollow” Sound Through Microphone Techniques TheRecordingRevolution – The One Hour Mix Part 3: Using EQ

Friday Roundup August 21, 2015

Here’s the Friday Roundup of interesting posts for the week of August 21, 2015. TheProAudioFiles – 4 Lessons I Learned About Audio from Exercising TheRecordingRevolution – One Thing Mixing Legend Dave Pensado And I Are Polar Opposites On Hypebot – 12 Best Instagram Tools For Musicians Sonicbids – Cut the Crap: Why a Filter Is Your Most Important Mix Tool TheProAudioFiles – 6 Essential Videos on Stereo Buss Processing MusicThinkTank – How To: Be Your Own Promoter