I love giving useful tips to help artists progress in their career. Today I’d like to talk about a « must-have » of any musician looking for inspiration: samples. Whether it’s drum, bass, lead, percussion… samples are a fantastic way to experiment and enhance your production skills. So, if you are looking for a loop which could […]
The British government announces a $2 Billion rescue plan for musicians and artists in the UK. The package, announced Sunday, includes grants and loans that theaters, museums, live music venues and others can use to pay salaries and maintenance costs as they try to survive during the pandemic.
With the wide range of violin bows available on the market today, it’s overwhelming to choose the one that meets your needs and expectations. Some bows are for only a few hundred dollars, while others are offered for thousands of dollars. Deciding on which violin bow to buy, cheap or expensive, depends on your musical […]
How Live Music Is Coping, And What The Near Future Will Bring The damage done to independent live music by the pandemic has been catastrophic – and a future where it thrives will, regardless and inevitably, arrive. Read more on NPR
If you’ve ever listened to a self-published artist and then a label-published one, you can’t deny that there is a difference. It isn’t necessarily that independent artists sound bad. However, in many instances, the end result of a novice musician may sound a little rough or uncut. Well, the good news for you is that […]
It’s never been easier to record and publish music and that’s the problem. The inboxes of publishing labels are stuffed with demos and most of them are never even going to get opened. Anyone and everyone can record some beats in their bedroom and anyone is. So how do you get your music heard? Well […]
Digital music downloaded from online sources is the most popular way to purchase music, and unless you are a big fan of the good old days of music records, CDs and disk players, chances are that most of your music collection has been built in this way. Physical music stores have plummeted both in numbers […]