cary kanno

In the Recording Studio

Music

I used to think it was one special trick to obtaining this sound… it was in the mastering, it was the mixing, it’s the compression on the vocals, it’s the super expensive vocal mic, it’s the analog effects, analog tape, it’s the musicianship, it’s the overdubs. »

Recent Posts

High Fiction Would Like to Buy Dave Coffee

Marketing  Music

  We recently sat down with Amy Shelley of High Fiction to talk with her about their unusual Kickstarter campaign, their most recent single featuring Matt Berninger of The National, and their upcoming debut album.  High Fiction is an indie … »

Ryan Montbleau on Live Streaming & Songwriting

Advertising  Gear  Marketing

I’m very proud of that record and I love the production on it, but the focus was more on the grooves and on some deep cover tunes »

Rob Drabkin on Videos, Gear and Touring

Marketing  Touring  Uncategorized

I love how art can be a platform create more art. That’s what’s music videos are about. Everything from a simple performance video to something abstract. It’s a lot of collaboration. »

New Year’s Challenge from Artist Works

Deals  Lessons

To help kick off your musical goals for 2016, Hugh Sung & ArtistWorks has put together this 30 day challenge to do a piano workout for 20 minutes a day. »

Tony Lucca Talks Albums, Videos & Patreon

Marketing  Music

Tony Lucca’s career as a singer songwriter, artist, producer and entertainer is stronger than ever. Great guitar, songs and one hell of a singer. Maybe you know of him from season two of The Voice. »

Indie Bible Released Their 2016 Edition

Marketing  Resources

For eight years, Indie Bible helped me tour the country by giving me opportunities that would have otherwise been unknown to me. »

StickerMule Cranks Out Kick Ass Stickers

Advertising  Marketing

Sticker Mule gives you a variety of options to choose from at a cost that is lower in comparison to some of the other sites I researched.
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Willy Porter Plays the Front Range

Gear  Music

Willy Porter is an accomplished guitarist, storyteller and songwriter from Wisconsin who is toured with Sting, Jeff Beck and Paul Simon to name a few. »

Bear Market Riot Makes a Riot!

Music

Bear Market Riot is a power-folk duo (Kirk Nordby & Nick Motil) from California’s Central Cost. They blend everything from Americana to hip-hop into an infectious sound that can only come from two glorious bearded men playing six instruments all while keeping a full dance floor satisfied. »

How The Blackberry Bushes Reach an Audience

Advertising

I think that is the real power of social media—authenticity. When folks are hooked up to their Facebook feed, they are totally in their head and their reactions are much more honest than if you’re talking to them in person. »