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Musician Tips:
Dear Musicians: You’re Not Entitled To Succeed – READ THIS
I moved to LA a year ago to pursue...
75 Tips For Musicians
There’s nothing more valuable than career advice from those...
Russell Simmons talks Evolution Of The Music Industry & Royalties
“Being a music star is a lot more than...
How To Be A Professional In 6 Easy Steps
Being a professional doesn’t always mean that playing music...
Understanding 4 Distinct Revenue Streams for Songwriters
The Business of Music: Understanding 4 Distinct Revenue Streams...
Recording Studio Internships: How NOT to Get One – And How to Get 10 Offers
For commercial recording studios operating in today’s recording industry,...
How To Mix Music – Digital Audio Mixing Made Easy
Today I’m going to share with you a simple...
Crowdfunding, Virtualization & The Backwards Economy
How the evolution of technology paved the way for...
Congress Wants To Hear Your Songs And Stories To Help Fix The Copyright Law
“If we’re going to preserve America’s ability to create...
How “NOT TO” treat your photographers……
In the beginning of April, Sydney-based photographer Rohan Anderson found himself...
6 Ways To Save Money Recording Your Album
Albums seem to be a dying breed these days....
10 Things You Should Never Say On Stage
1. We’re Having Technical Difficulties Even if your guitar...
10 Things to Do Before Sending Your Mix To A Mastering Engineer
We asked Neil Pickles, Mastering Engineer and Director of...
Who Sang That Song? Don’t you want to know?
Who Sang That Song? Discover incredible listings of thousands...
4 Tips to Break Into the Music Industry
It’s not always easy to follow your dreams, and...
Recording and Mixing Advice from Grammy-Winning Engineer Jason Goldstein
Engineer Jason Goldstein has worked with top musical talent...
Make your album release show an EVENT.
The night of your album release show should be...
Getting Started with Home Recording
Not too long ago, you had to book time...
How to Boost Your Songwriting Creativity and Inspiration
Write first, think later. For songwriting, as well as...
Stage Presence Tips
If you’ve ever been to a gig where there’s...
10 Networking Tips for Musicians and Bands
Networking. For most musicians, this is something that most...
4 Ways to hear more in Music.
You love the music you love, but you’ll love...
How to get big on Twitter
At first, The Atlantic‘s profile of the duo behind...
Which Comes First, Lyrics Or Music?
It’s the age old question of songwriting: which comes...
Tips and tricks for music and computers
So you bought an audio recording interface, followed all...
10 Music Sales Tips
Here are 10 sales tips to always keep in...
Creative Songwriting Tips
A song a day – for life? Every book...
20 Great Tips for Pro Tools
1. Create an effects template session so you can...
How to Promote Your Music or Band Online
Major label artist shares in The Musician’s Blueprint to...
How to be Succesful at Songwriting – Video Lecture from Ralph Murphy
Ralph Murphy talks to Loyola University Students about what...
5 Ways to Make Money on Youtube.
Making money from the most popular music search engine...
Music production tips from the pros.
Head out into the wild world of the internet...
10 Ideas to Fund your bands tour.
1. Work Remotely If you have a job that...

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Wednesday, May 28th, 2014

Recording Studio Internships: How NOT to Get One – And How to Get 10 Offers

For commercial recording studios operating in today’s recording industry, the need for a strong intern and assistant team has never been higher. At Terminus Recording Studios in New York City, our interns are expected to develop not only the technical skills to operate the equipment, but the awareness to maintain the space, and the social skills to

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

6 Ways To Save Money Recording Your Album

Albums seem to be a dying breed these days. Now more than ever we are in a singles driven society. Passive fans download and stream their favorite songs. But music lovers enjoy full albums. I recently released my...

Saturday, February 22nd, 2014

Win a Dream Recording weekend at AIR Studios

In honour of Focusrite Audio Engineering Ltd.’s 25th Anniversary we are running a dream recording competition. We’re giving you and three of your bandmates a once in a lifetime opportunity to record with Grammy award-winning Producer, Guy...

Saturday, February 22nd, 2014

Recording and Mixing Advice from Grammy-Winning Engineer Jason Goldstein

Engineer Jason Goldstein has worked with top musical talent such as Beyonce, Jay-Z and the Roots. Goldstein, who is based in New York, mixed the Lonely Island’s The Wack Album and Turtleneck & Chain, which were nominated...

Tuesday, February 18th, 2014

Getting Started with Home Recording

Not too long ago, you had to book time in a professional studio if you wanted to make a professional-sounding recording. But today, modest-priced gear is capable of producing recordings that are indistinguishable from their commercial big-budget...

Monday, February 17th, 2014

AC/DC going back in the studio.

Legendary Anglo-Australian hard rockers AC/DC will enter a studio in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada in May, presumably to begin recording their first new material since 2008′s “Black Ice” album. In addition, the band will celebrate its 40th...

Tuesday, February 4th, 2014

Making the most out of Mastering.

Reseda, CA—Mastering engineer Maor Appelbaum’s client list may feature a preponderance of artists working at the heavier end of the rock category, but, like most professionals in his field, he has experience with pretty much every niche...

Friday, January 31st, 2014

James Murphy on Despacio, LCD Soundsystem’s Live Album and New Music

Since disbanding LCD Soundsystem in 2011, James Murphy has busied himself with all kinds of exciting new projects – from producing Arcade Fire to remixing David Bowie to filmmaking with Ron Howard to perfecting a signature espresso...

Thursday, January 30th, 2014

Tips and tricks for music and computers

So you bought an audio recording interface, followed all the instructions, and set everything up. Now what? A typical PC or Mac recording setup may contain software and hardware products from a dozen or more companies such...