Win: Drumming Course ‘Drumming for Dance Music’ From Paul Kodish – $164 Value!

Win: Drumming Course ‘Drumming for Dance Music’ From Paul Kodish – $164 Value!

Woo hoo, another competition is here! Today the prize is supplied by the lovely folks over at Producertech, and is for this cool drumming course. As you can see the price is normally £49.99 to enroll (about $82), but I’m giving away two copies for free to my lovely readers. 😉 You can see what…

How To Carry Out A Productive Soundcheck Before Gigs

How To Carry Out A Productive Soundcheck Before Gigs

Playing gigs is an all important part of most musician’s music careers. If you’ve played more then 5 or 10 gigs however, chances are you’ve played at least one where your levels just weren’t right. Either the microphone was too low and you couldn’t hear yourself, or one of the instruments was overpowering all the…

What To Do When One Band Or Group Member Is Getting Most Of The Workload

What To Do When One Band Or Group Member Is Getting Most Of The Workload

This is a topic I’ve wanted to cover for a while, as it’s one that I know a lot of musicians go through. You’re part of either a band or group of musicians, who probably came together for the love of the music. But when it comes to certain essential tasks (think marketing, arranging practice…

Revealed: Why Using Too Many Social Websites Will Hinder Your Music Career

Revealed: Why Using Too Many Social Websites Will Hinder Your Music Career

New websites for musician are popping up all the time. Some that claim they can help you get new fans, some that say they will make the distribution of your music easier then ever before. To the untrained eye, these new websites may seem like the missing tool you need to get people noticing your…

Ways to Make Your Lyrics Not Sound Simplistic, Cheesy or Childish

Ways to Make Your Lyrics Not Sound Simplistic, Cheesy or Childish

When you’re new to songwriting, it’s often easy to have your lyrics sound very basic. We’re generally taught how to rhyme in school, so when we start out writing our first song, often we go back to what we’ve learned and the lyrics end up sounding quite simplistic and basic. The problem is, there are…

Closed – Win: A Copy Of The Soundcloud Bible, & Interview With Author Budi Voogt

Closed – Win: A Copy Of The Soundcloud Bible, & Interview With Author Budi Voogt

It’s competition time again!! Today thanks to Budi Voogt, I’ve got two copies of his Soundcloud Bible ebook to give away! I’ve also managed to interview the man himself, and ask him a bunch of Soundcloud related questions to which he replies to with gold! So if you’re interested in learning how to master Soundcloud,…

The Best and Worst Times to Enroll in a Music Business Course (And How To Make The Most Of It)

The Best and Worst Times to Enroll in a Music Business Course (And How To Make The Most Of It)

Educating yourself in the business side of the music industry is all important. I’m guessing you know that if you’re reading this article. 🙂 If you’ve read all the free guides you’ve found online and are ready to take your music business knowledge to the next level, you may be at the stage where you’re…

5 Steps To Making Your Music Site A More Powerful Advertising Tool

5 Steps To Making Your Music Site A More Powerful Advertising Tool

As I’m sure many of you know, having a website is important for any business. It can bring you in customers, raise awareness of anything you have going on, and generally build trust with the people you want to ‘impress’. Oh yer, and it can increase your income. As a musician, the same things apply….