They’re great practice:
the first time you play with friends, you’re not going to attempt an original. Chances are you are going to
You can make money faster:
if you’re lucky, talented, privileged and savvy, you can produce great original music that people will want to buy right
Don’t Dismiss the Cover Band Just Yet
Cover bands tend to get a bad rep, certain musicians look down on them thinking there really isn’t that much to them besides learning to play someone else’s chord progressions and mimicking another band’s stage persona. And yes, that sounds completely uninspired and boring, and it also doesn’t accurately reflect the reality of most cover bands.
In reality, cover bands have to carefully study the source material experiment how much of their own twist they can add to it (jury’s still out on whether a cover should be an exact replica or can deviate from the original), still work on their stage presence and the cohesion of the band as a whole. Not having to write original material from scratch doesn’t really ease off the workload of designing a live performance.
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What Does A Music Producer Do and Why Do You Need One?
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Keeping Your Voice Safe For Live Performances
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At this point in the history of humanity, it’s easy to think everything has been pretty much said and done. That’s a disheartening thought, especially when you’re searching for your own sound.
Singers have the most delicate instruments out there, with improper technique and bad practices, they can lose it forever or create serious health problems that can permanently affect their abilities.
YouTube is a true gold mine for musicians! But where does the money come from and how does it get to the bands? Check out this article on the secrets to the benefit of the most popular video platform in the world.
The sound test is, for those who still don’t know, the mandatory process by which every musician or group must go before a concert. The objective here is to find the best sound mix for that live presentation, depending on the equipment and instruments used, the voices and the dimensions and characteristics of the room.