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A Return to Live Instruments in Music

A Return to Live Instruments in Music

More music creators are using live instruments in their songs while avoiding the added cost associated with traditional means of producing music.

Read This if You are Pursuing a Career in Music

Read This if You are Pursuing a Career in Music

There are some basic fundamentals to be aware of for musicians looking to build a successful career in music.

Why it is Important to KISS

Why it is Important to KISS

KISS (Keep It Simple Stupid) is the ultimate acronym to have tattooed at the front of your songwriting brain.

Try This When Out of Songwriting Ideas

Try This When Out of Songwriting Ideas

A great way to generate fresh ideas for a song is to think about ways to help people cope with depression or other life challenges.

How Singers Can Overcome Performance Anxiety

How Singers Can Overcome Performance Anxiety

Performing in front of an audience can be difficult for people suffering from performance anxiety, but there are strategies you can follow to help eliminate anxiety when singing.

Failure-Proofing Your Music Career

Failure-Proofing Your Music Career

Diversifying your music career will allow you to have multiple income streams, or at least a backup plan if the funds aren’t rolling in from your music just yet.

Explaining That So-Called Singing Accent

Explaining That So-Called Singing Accent

Based on the so-called ‘singing accent,’ it would seem that most of the world's singers who record English-language songs are from the same country.

Try These Songs When You Want to Get Loud

Try These Songs When You Want to Get Loud

Singing along to your favorite songs can be unbelievably liberating and satisfying, whether you’re hollering in the confines of your bathroom, banging on the desk at work, or while driving home in traffic.

How to Write a Song: Guide for First Timers

How to Write a Song: Guide for First Timers

First-time songwriters can learn how to write a song from start to finish if they know the right steps to follow.

Is Your Music Self-Promotion Effective Enough?

Is Your Music Self-Promotion Effective Enough?

If your music self-promotion is failing, there are a number of things you may or may not be doing right.

How to Give Awesome Live Performances

How to Give Awesome Live Performances

Terrible live performances can negatively affect your career as an artist but knowing how to prepare can help you prevent them.

Music Gear Theft Happens More Often Than You Think

Music Gear Theft Happens More Often Than You Think

Knowing how to protect your musical equipment while traveling can help to prevent music gear theft.

Must-Read Legal Tips for Musicians

Must-Read Legal Tips for Musicians

A basic understanding of copyright, trademark, and contract law is recommended for artists in the music industry in order to properly protect themselves.

Simple Tweaks for Better Songwriting

Simple Tweaks for Better Songwriting

Getting better at songwriting sometimes means making small adjustments to how you go about creating music.

How NOT to Sabotage Your Music Career

How NOT to Sabotage Your Music Career

Avoiding self-sabotage is critical for anyone looking to build a successful music career.

Why Use a Pro Recording Studio?

Why Use a Pro Recording Studio?

Music recording studios have evolved dramatically over the years, but the need for professional studios hasn’t diminished.