Tips on How to Get To Meet Your Favorite Bands at Concerts by Elsa S. If you are a music lover, love going to concerts, and you really want to know how to meet a band so you can take some pictures with them, get autographs, or even chat a little bit with them? Well, you are reading the right article. You can actually find different ways on how to meet your favorite rock stars. Big Percussion for Small Venues by Darryl Mardirossian For decades, drummers have had a real problem with playing small venues. With the trend of coffee houses, micro-breweries, wine bars and other intimate locations on the rise, the drummer is being faced with the challenge of supporting the tempo of the band, combo or duet while adding to the overall musical content and still not over powering the room. The answer is hundreds of years old. How To Get A DJ Gig - 8 Tips For Landing Your First Show by Lawrie Blood Many beginner DJs are eager to get their first DJ gig once they've practiced their beatmatching and grown in confidence. Once you have the confidence to string together a fairly smooth mix, it's time to do something with your skills. It's time to find out how to get a DJ gig. Learn How to Sell Beats Online by Sean Ali Do you want to be a beat maker? If you have always loved listening to music and you think that you have the ear to make some good beats, then this is the industry that you will like to get into. You see, you can now make a living by selling some beats online. Unlike before where you have to have connections or your own office to sell your own beats, today you can just do everything in the comfort of your own home. With the power of the Internet, just about anyone can start creating beats and sell them online. Steps in Becoming a Professional Wedding Guitarist by Cristopher Laguna Abanil Being a wedding guitarist can be professionally fulfilling especially when music is your passion. The income of a wedding guitarist is also decent considering the limited hours you spend on each gig. For anyone who wants to consider becoming a guitarist for weddings, here are the things you should consider to become successful: What To Ask When Looking for Latin Bands for Special Events by Fred Rodel Ball Booking a great Latin band can be quite challenging. There are plenty of things you need to consider to get exactly the band that suits your needs and budget. So after heaping on research and shortlisting your best candidates, it's time to see the band for an interview. The Independent Artist and Social Media by Leemanuel Hightire How do you use Social Media? And is it providing the impact that you hoped for? 5 Easy Ways to Book a Soul Band by Fred Rodel Ball A live band brings more flavor and fun to a special event. There's no better way to set the mood and tone of a party or a very important corporate event. With a soul band playing on your big day, you take the excitement up a notch. Tascam DM-4800 by Md Mahafujur Rahman The Tascam DM-4800 provides a comprehensive range of I/O facilities. For analog input the mixer features 24 balanced inputs; mic pre-amps, balanced line connections, and insert points. Both mic and line connections may be made to the same channel with one-or-the-other able to be selected by a top panel switch. There are eight assignable send outputs and inputs for external loop effects. Why Every Musician Needs a Website by Emilio Basa I believe that every musician needs a website. Having your own website is very important because social media sites come and go, but owning your own website is all yours. If your completely lost on the world of starting a website, read on for a quick how to guide on starting your own site! How To Make Doubles Without Re-Recording Pt I by Travis G Schave One of the most important parts of a track is the vocal. Sometimes (depending on the artist) a single track of vocals is all that you need. Most of the time ad-lib's and doubles are required to make the performance even more powerful. The Difference Between Bass and Electric Guitars by Joseph Pickett A bass guitar is very similar to a guitar. It looks very much like an electric guitar but it has a neck that is longer and obviously the scales are longer too. It also has 4-8 strings. Copyright 101: Protect Your Songs by Dante Hughes What if one day you were riding around in your car & you heard a song that you wrote or a beat that you made & is playing on the radio, without your consent? What if you found out that somebody else out there is creating profit off your music? This happens all the time, it very frustrating to those who spend the precious creative time in making music. Aspire Your Dream - Become a DJ by Urmil Sanghvi If you have what it takes to be a DJ, then it is time that you select the best option to become a DJ. It is very important for you to carve out a good reputation in the field of music as there is a tough competition in the field. As people often come out to new music that makes them groove, uniqueness is the key vital aspect that must be concentrated while training for a DJ. How Do You Handle Rejection? by Leemanuel Hightire Did you know that The Beatles were rejected by a record label prior to being signed? And The Rolling Stones? Yep, them too. So, how does knowing that help you? Ads by Google Car Racing Games Zigwheels.com/Car-Images Check out the Latest Car Images on Zigwheels! Bose Home Theater System boseindia.com/HomeTheater Buy Bose Lifestyle® 35 & Get a Gift of Bose QC15 headsets Now! 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I have mixed dozens of artist's tracks and the hardest ones (the ones that won't come out sounding good anyway) are the one's that have the worst quality to begin with. How To Get A Professional Vocal Mix At Your Home Studio! by Travis G Schave When you're starting out recording or been recording in your home for a few years you probably wondered why your vocal mix doesn't sound as professional as the ones you hear on the radio. It can be very frustrating at times but don't give up yet. About Guitar Strings by Christopher A Collins This article aims to introduce guitarists to their strings. There are many different gauges, types and shapes available to use on a guitar. Knowing about guitar strings will help a guitarist make an informed decision when it comes time to buy their own strings. You Can Build Your Own Recording Studio by Natanael Perez Building a cheap home studio can possibly be the only way for most beginning artists to get their music out there without breaking the bank. People who are in the business will charge big money for a single demo, and most of them probably won't even help those singers out. Singing Is a Tough Road by Smit E Sanghavi In society, singing as a career has become desirable to many, especially among the young. The reason behind this is the fame and fortune associated with singing. Many people in the world take singing as an appealing career but it is more than that. The opportunity for a singing career is always there, but competition amongst thousands of people has killed the persistency and determination of many. Licensing Music for Film by Jennifer M Evans Licensing music for film is a lucrative job since it involves a lot of procuring songs for a motion picture. The songs are usually handled by a music supervisor working in a film production company. The supervisor's job is to identify the most appropriate songs for film and communicate with the copyright administrators or owner before publishing them. DubTurbo Review: From a Real Customer by Robert W Nelson Hello, I am writing this article since there are many people want to get some real information about DubTurbo but what they have found was mostly hype and from people who have never tried it. Before I purchase a copy of DubTurbo, I was just like you. I even did a research carefully to make sure that what I was going to buy was worth my money. Those are the reasons why I decide to write my own article to give my personal thought about this music production software in order that you will understand this product before you buy it. I will write down the three most asked questions and the answer for each below. Marketing 101 For The Working Musician by Roy Horne So the clubs are chaos for the owner. They do not have to be for you. It is your job to make sure you are not a burden on the owner. Creative Ways To Promote Yourself In The Music Industry by Kevin M Finch The number one think you learn on your wild online marketing journey is YouTube and other social sites are your friend. All social networking sites were created to easily allow content to be shared virally. The Success of British Bands: Past and Present by John Burg The success of British band has come a long way since the sixties through to the present century. To appreciate the success, we have to mention the best bands of these ages. The Working Musician and The Club Dynamic by Roy Horne Do you think, as a working band or musician, that you understand club owners? Would you like to understand the dynamics behind the whole scene? Starfleet Digital Music Pool: Why Record Pools Still Matter by Kelland L Drumgoole This year music industry veteran Ronnie Matthews and the Starfleet Music Pool are celebrating 22 years in the music business. Most people under the age of 30, have no idea what a record pool is or the importance they played in breaking new music while playing the liaison between djs and record labels. Starfleet is one of the few record pools that is still standing from the "golden area," and it continues to thrive because of its willingness to embrace change. 3 Reasons Spotify May Never Become the OS of Music by Kelland L Drumgoole So, most of you are probably aware of the recent changes that Spotify has made in regards to opening up its platform for developers to build apps upon. In March, the social music service will be opening up an app store to help app developers get paid for their hard work. Recording Guitar In The Studio by T. Hess Do you want to increase your chances of "making it" in the music industry and getting into a successful band? One of the most overlooked skills that you must acquire to make this dream a reality is the ability to record your musical parts very well in the studio.