2 Kids, 1 Dad, 1 Band: How Pig Snout Got Their Start

“The great thing about writing music with children is that it forces you to write simpler melodies and parts. In the past, I’ve had a tendency to overcomplicate things, but…

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…

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…

Young Musicians: The Hope Of Metal Music?

Entering my mid 30’s and having 15 years experience as a professional musician, I have the benefit of perspective: seeing trends come and go, and seeing my world, the world…

What Are Backing Tracks And Why Do They Matter?

Would you describe yourself as an active concertgoer? If you find yourself seeing lots of live music, you may have noticed that many bands are sounding remarkably close to their…