What Do Musicians Listen To In Their Earpiece When Performing (& Why)

What Do Musicians Listen To In Their Earpiece When Performing (& Why)

We’ve all seen artists on TV and stages wearing earpieces while performing. You’ve probably seen artists and musicians fiddle with them or take out an earpiece, and you may have wondered to yourself: what the heck are they doing? We’re going to go over what those earpieces are, what they do, and why artists wear…

How To Submit Song Lyrics To Record Labels [A Songwriter’s Guide]

How To Submit Song Lyrics To Record Labels [A Songwriter’s Guide]

In 1967, Bernie Taupin answered an ad placed in NME by Liberty Records calling for talent. Elton John (then Reg Dwight) answered that same ad. After auditioning, Elton John was given a pack of lyrics that had been sent to the label, and so began the writing relationship between Elton John and Bernie Taupin that…

How To Get Professional Musician Headshots, And Do You Even Need One?

How To Get Professional Musician Headshots, And Do You Even Need One?

Professional headshots are necessary in many careers – musicians are no exception. If you have been to music school and are surrounded by aspiring professional musicians, you will be pressured into getting a headshot done. In general, getting headshots done is a good idea. In this guide, we will cover whether to get headshots taken,…

How Many Band Members Do You Need? We Discuss The Optimum Number

How Many Band Members Do You Need? We Discuss The Optimum Number

These days, there is no magic number of band members or magic combination of instruments that makes up a successful band. There are bands that make it work with just two people and bands that make a success out of touring with entire ensembles and diverse orchestration. It comes down to what you require to…

How Do I Get Rid Of A Piano? Can It Be Recycled, Sold Or Thrown Away?

How Do I Get Rid Of A Piano? Can It Be Recycled, Sold Or Thrown Away?

Pianos are beautiful instruments that require a lot of care and training to build and maintain. Well-maintained pianos can last well over 100 years! Unfortunately, many pianos fall into disuse and eventually, disrepair. Old pianos that are not taken care of properly become a large, heavy thing that people end up wanting to get rid…

15 Easy Piano Duet Songs You Can Play Together Quickly

15 Easy Piano Duet Songs You Can Play Together Quickly

Piano can be a bit of a solitary instrument. Whereas guitar students often end up jamming and playing with their teachers and peers, piano students often practice and perform alone. This can foster a competitive attitude among pianists and some students can even end up bored. Learning and playing duets is a great way to…