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THE SECRETS TO A GREAT VOICE

Lessons

Before I ever trained my voice, I could sing. I had good pitch and a heart full of soul, but the more I tried to convey my deepest feelings, the more strained I sounded. I tried singing louder (which caused more strain); I tried to mimic Aretha (which made me feel small); and I tried giving more emotionally (but ended up sounding like I was trying too hard). »

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HÄANA Diversifies, Inspires & Releases

Lessons  Music

  “If you don’t know who HÄANA is, you need to discover her. She was one of the most talented individuals I came across all weekend [at Lightning in a Bottle Festival]. Dressed in a black and gold dress, with … »

Cyber Monday Musician Deals

Deals  Gear  promo

We wanted to thank everyone for being a part of the Head Above Music community. As we continue to grow in 2018 we will be bringing your more interviews, reviews and deals from all our favorite bands and music companies. … »

Belle Miners release single Fall In Love With Me

Music

  Life-long friends, Belle Miners are Canadian musicians Felicia Harding and Marina Avros, and Australian-based Jaime Jackett. The trio formed in Australia in 2015 and have performed three national tours since. Their name was inspired by the rhythmical intonation of … »

5 Common Marketing Mistakes Musicians Make

Advertising  Lessons  Marketing

At the end of the day you’re a musician first and a marketer second. It’s always okay to bring in some outside help, but knowing the most common marketing mistakes musicians make will help you set yourself above the crowd by embracing the new opportunities available to you for promoting your music. »

Olivia Fox Releases a New Video & Talks about The Importance of a Manager

Advertising  Marketing  Music

Kansas City, MO– OLIVIA FOX, a folk/pop female trio consisting of Kansas City natives Lauren Flynn, Tiffany Smith, and Aubrey Callahan, released their music video “Wood Panels & Wine” directed by Shawn Gormley.  After dropping their debut self-titled EP on … »

Up to 70% OFF Guitar Straps from Capturing Couture

Deals  Gear

  From Friday, August 18, thru Monday, August 21, take up to 70% OFF all Guitar Straps from Capturing Couture! Use code: GUITAR20 for an additional 20% OFF  Check out the roster of amazing talent that are using these unique, gorgeous and highly functional straps. Celebrity … »

Ghost of Paul Revere on Booking Their First National Tour

Touring

We were putting in the work and realized that you don’t become a rock star until you are too tired to enjoy it. Keeping our heads down and eye on the prize. That is how we did it. We always say that rule number is to have fun while you’re doing it. »

Arise 2017 Performer Spotlight: Ani DiFranco

Touring

Ani DiFranco to perform at Arise Music Festival 2017.   With the release of the new album Binary, Ani and the band are hitting the road this Fall. They are kicking off the tour at the ARISE Festival this Sunday! Ani … »

Arise 2017 Performer Spotlight: The Brothers Comatose

Touring

The Brothers Comatose to perform at Arise Music Festival 2017.   Infused with a sense of relaxed, experienced confidence, The Brothers Comatose offer a southwestern-tinged, rowdy stringband sound that might just make this your new favorite record before you turn … »

Arise 2017 Performer Spotlight: Templo

Touring

Templo to perform at Arise Music Festival 2017. Templo is a producer based out of Denver Colorado. In his music, you will hear all original compositions, found especially in his latest releases, which involved bulk releasing multiple 7 track EP’s … »