Does Your Band Need a Manager?

There comes a time in every successful band’s career when it’s time to ask: is it time to get a manager? The answer is never simple. While a manager can make your lives easier, a bad deal can hold you back and potentially end your career. So before you even start phishing around for a […]

Tips for a Great Acoustic Coffee House Set

Acoustic sets are great for a lot of reasons. For one, they let you connect to your audience in a really intimate setting. They also let you showcase your talent without anything that might distract from your skills. But, they can also be horrible. We don’t want to make you nervous, but an acoustic set […]

Recording on a Budget: How to Get the Most of What You Have

Every musician wants to get their music out there. The easiest way to do so is by recording songs and putting them out on the internet. Thing is, that’s not nearly as easy as it sounds. Renting a recording room and getting a producer is insanely expensive, especially for those just starting out. It makes […]

Underestimated Ways Jam Sessions Can Help You

Jamming sessions are usually associated with jazz. They’ve always been an essential part of the genre since its very beginnings. But jam sessions can actually benefit players in every genre. You don’t need a sax player to partake and you definitely don’t have to be part of a jazz band to do it. In fact, […]

How to Get Your First Gig

Every now and then we all here a certain kind of story. Someone uploaded a couple of videos of their songs to YouTube or SoundCloud or whatever, they got discovered, and they were offered a record deal and an amazing gig at a huge venue. And sure, that happens once in a blue moon, but […]

Tips for Overcoming Stage Fright

Everyone has experienced some form of stage fright. If you’re lucky, you get slightly nervous the night before your gig, freak out a bit a few minutes before entering the stage, and get on with your performance. That’s manageable. Now, feeling like you’re about to have a heart attack and having a complete shutdown because […]