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Tuesday May 24, 2022. 05:00 AM
Image Source: Pexels   For the last two years, concerts and festivals have been at a halt thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, more artists and venues feel comfortable enough to get back to “normal” and start playing shows again. If you’re a musician, you’re probably breathi...
Friday April 29, 2022. 07:00 PM
How do guys like Antoine Dufour, Andy McKee, and Jon Gomm get those crystal clear and snappy drum sounds from their guitars? Well, keep reading this post to know the secret! These are 4 tips that’ll help you get a super-crisp percussive sound from your acoustic guitar. 1. Inv...
Thursday April 28, 2022. 04:00 PM
TikTok vs Douyin vs Instagram Reels vs YouTube Shorts vs Triller: How to go Viral on Short Video What is Short Video? It is the video content that is made and shared on TikTok and similar video platforms like Instagram reels and YouTube Shorts. In China they have Douyin...
Wednesday April 27, 2022. 04:00 PM
There’s a huge demand for original, vintage band t-shirts, with over a quarter of a million people (276,200 in January) searching for band tees every month. But why? And what puts certain bands in such favour for the real deal?  Well, for starters, the industry has changed....
Tuesday April 26, 2022. 04:00 PM
  Image Source: Unsplash Saving for Retirement as a Professional Musician Being a professional musician can mean many different things. You could make your living selling records, touring, playing an instrument, or singing. You may not win a Grammy for your work or end up on...
Friday April 1, 2022. 02:06 AM
Recording at home seems like a great idea, at first. You’re likely a lot more comfortable at home than you would be in a professional studio, it can be cheaper, and you’ll have more time to get every recording right without wasting anyone else’s time.  Still, creating your ow...
Thursday February 24, 2022. 04:00 PM
Sync Tiger Chinese cinematic productions get global acclaim Cinema productions from China keep gaining acclaim in the Global Market and China remains the world’s largest film market. Globally the second highest grossing movie for 2021 was Chinese produced Battle At Lake...
Wednesday February 23, 2022. 04:00 PM
STREAMING LINKS : Nothing But Real is a french hybrid alternative rock band from Paris, drawing eclectic influences of alternative rock, fusion, stoner, film music, pop and electro.  The second single “Behind The Door”, out of their...
Tuesday February 22, 2022. 03:00 PM
  Image Source: Unsplash Neurodiversity in Music: Embracing Creative Differences Neurodevelopmental differences are starting to come to light in society more than ever. Conditions like ADHD, autism, and other learning disabilities aren’t always met with the stigmas and...
Thursday January 27, 2022. 03:00 PM
Now that the COVID-19 pandemic is beginning to wear down and vaccinations are making the rounds, many musicians are taking advantage and hitting the road. Since most artists make a majority of their money on tour, it is important to take this opportunity, but before you hop...
Tuesday January 18, 2022. 07:00 PM
There were many resounding album releases in 2021, but few dominated the media headlines more than those of three Pop heavyweights: Adele’s “30”, Taylor Swift’s “Red (Taylor’s Version)” and Olivia Rodrigo’s “SOUR”. But which release brought its author the most attention in...
Have you ever tried singing through a straw?  Today I introduce you to Voice Therapist extraordinaire, Mary Hanson, who will share why straw exercises are so effective, and how to do them properly. 1.     Let’s start super basic - what does phonation mean?  What is a straw...
Friday December 17, 2021. 06:00 AM
The rise of social media has revolutionized the way artists get discovered. Justin Bieber made it thanks to YouTube, Shawn Mendes broke through on Vine, and, more recently, Lil Nas X went from Tik Tok jokester to one of the world’s most streamed artists on Spotify. Instead...
Thursday December 9, 2021. 06:00 PM
This article originally appeared on Write the Next Song. Collaborating is a great way to write new songs. While co-writing is fantastic, toplining is becoming one of the most popular ways of writing songs together. Writing songs with a producer is definitely different than...
Tuesday November 16, 2021. 11:40 PM
Image Source: Unsplash James Brown = good. A funky riff on a bass guitar = good.  Being in a musical funk? Not so good.  No matter how passionate you are about your art, and no matter how talented of a musician you might be, no one is immune to falling into “funks” from time...
Friday November 5, 2021. 05:55 PM
How much money can you make as an influencer? If they have a significant following and an engaged audience, some influencers can charge a lot of money. Influencers on Instagram can charge up to $2500 for each post. Even if you’re on the low end of the scale, it’s still a sign...
Guest post by Sayana. This article originally appeared on Soundfly’s Flypaper If you’ve dedicated yourself to learning music, you may be taking courses, watching tutorials, or working with a mentor to practice every day. Every one of those things can be an essential turning...
Wednesday November 3, 2021. 10:35 PM
The 90s were a decade of rebirth. After the booming economy of the 80s went south, the materialism and capitalism of that decade quickly went in the rearview. The conservatism of the Raegan era ushered a sea change to the liberal Clinton years. In music, the glamour and...
Saturday October 30, 2021. 10:00 AM
Yael Penn | | DRIVERS LICENSE: A case study on hit song narrative structure Juri Kobayashi | Music copyright in China then and now Caleb J. Murphy | 6 Work-at-home music jobs that actually pay well Mark Knight  | Grassroots music is reaching crisis point, can media be the...
Friday October 29, 2021. 02:14 AM
In any hit, a strategically structured narrative is paramount to leading the listener through the song in a highly engaging, satisfying, and ultimately memorable manner. This video case study uses the Hit Songs Deconstructed methodology to take a deep dive into Drivers...
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