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Vocal Mic Comparison

Gear

This month, PSE took three large-diaphragm condenser mics into the studio and ran them through their paces. »

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Love and Loathing at Record Store Day 2017

Music  Resources

    Record Store Day is celebrating it’s 10th anniversary tomorrow, Saturday, April 22, 2017. This wonderfully goofy day is both loved and loathed by many all over the place (here is a great article explaining both sides if you … »

Old Man and the Drums

Health

  Triple Ratamacue!!! No, that isn’t my favorite drum rudiment. It’s the sound of my knees and back as I get out of bed on a far too frequent, number of times. I’ve been playing drums over 33 years and … »

MasterWriter by Justin Roth

Lessons

As a songwriter myself, I’m well aware that inspiration doesn’t usually strike at the most convenient times. Finding my way back to many of my initial lyric and music ideas has destined some potential songs to be forever MIA. Enough is enough. There’s got to be a better way.
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Talent Will Get You Nowhere

Marketing  Music

Talent. Promotion. Success? It used to be that talent was, “your ticket out of this one-horse town.” But today, thanks to the Internet and ease of getting your ‘art’ online, we are drowning in a sea of talent. Not a … »

Why I Chose Patreon – Passive Promotion

Marketing  Money

I haven’t bought a CD since 2011. If it isn’t on Spotify, to me, it doesn’t exist. Once you’ve experienced the convenience of having the entire history of recorded music in your pocket, why would you go back to… »

Jim ‘Kimo’ West – from Weird to Slacker

Music  promo  Touring

To say Jim ‘Kimo’ West has had a long and successful career as a musician would be a major understatement. He has been the long time guitar player for Weird Al Yankovic since the bands inception (his first show as a … »

Taarka on Being Independent for Over 16 Years

Uncategorized

The way we’ve managed to be successful as an independent band is by delegating tasks. Our core band is a duo, so one of us communicates with the booking agent and advances the shows, and keeps track of the band finances on and off the road. »

Radar Music Creatives Launches One Stop Commissioning Service for Artists

Resources

Radar Music Videos become Radar Music Creatives with the launch of their new ‘one-stop’ commissioning service for album art, tour posters, gifs, stage visuals and artist websites. »

Astronoid and the power of ‘Air’

Music

Some songs went into directions that just didn’t fit. We tried some ideas that needed to be tried, and resulted in other ideas that ended up working. Our sound comes from the wide variety of music that we all listen to. »

We’re Giving Away an AirTurn Concert Package Worth $167!

Deals  Gear  promo

  We’ve partnered with AirTurn to giveaway away their most popular Concert Package. The AirTurn PED allows you to wirelessly control digital sheet music, lyrics, effects and backing tracks on your tablet, mac, pc or smartphone without using your hands. … »