Is Listening To The Classics Ruining Your Music?

Whether it’s the Beatles, Zeppelin, Sabbath, Dylan or everything by the Stones before the 80s, there are many musicians who seem to think everything good has been done already and…

A&R Legend Mike Gitter To Young Music Fans: Go For It

https://instagram.com/p/tOxpGpRai-/ Mike Gitter is the genuine article. The music industry veteran has been spreading the gospel of underground metal, hardcore, and punk for the better part of four decades. On…

5 Exercises That Will Make You A Better Songwriter

There is a false assumption about songwriting that some magical moment of inspiration will suddenly strike a person sitting in a room with a guitar, causing them to give birth…

The Fader, Ep. 8: The Blair Brothers Talk Film Scoring

Ever since I started making records, I’ve wanted to get into film scoring. Beyond a traditional orchestral score, using the studio as a way to create music that moves a storyline…

8 Easy Ways To Make Band Practice Way More Productive

This article originally appeared on Sonicbids.  As we get older, there are more and more responsibilities that get in the way of practicing. For most adults, the 10-hour days spent…

What To Expect From Your First Laptop Battle

If I'm being completely honest, the first time I heard the name "Laptop Battle" buzzing around, it conjured thoughts of a dystopian desert-set thunderdome, or that memorable commercial for that…

3 Necessary Financial Tips For Musicians

Playing a show where you only get paid in beer (or a hearty handshake) is never a great feeling, but at least you go home at the end of the…

5 Super Smart Products That Every Musician Needs

This article first appeared on Sonicbids With technology advancing at such a rapid rate, music tech is coming right along with it. There have been some incredibly useful musical devices…