Don’t think for a moment that once you’ve found your musical soul mates that your work is done. As with any relationship, your band requires frequent maintenance in order to run smoothly. Here’s how to keep your band together so they are happy and involved.
Tag: band advice
How to Make a Killer Setlist
A setlist needs to be a calculated formula that factors in every element of the gig. Thanks to Jessica Novak, Making Music is here to tell you how to make a killer setlist.
The Moral Dilemma of Digital Sampling
Have you noticed that much of the “new” music you listen to lately sounds vaguely familiar? Well, it should. Sampling, from perfect pitches to whole phrases, has been the norm for quite some time
Tips to Overcome Stage Fright
We have been rehearsing together for about six months and some of the guys are itching to get a “real” gig. We need Tips to Overcome Stage fright!
Songwriting Tips from The Pros
It’s important when songwriting to know the parts of a song so you can piece it together properly, but these songwriting tips from the pros will definitely get you on your way.
Singer Timing Tip
You have two choices: sing at the tempo the rest of your band is currently playing, or force the band to change their tempo. The video below will give you a singer timing tip that is a very simple solution to fix the band’s tempo.
Shoelace Cables Tip
Chuck adds to that with a simple shoelace cables tip about using your shoelace to tie the cables. So simple you didn’t even think about it.
11 Must Have Products in the Lesson Studio
That’s why Making Music has spoken with the School of Rock to learn some of the must have products in the lesson studio.
The Roadie Wrap
Having trouble keeping all your cables straight for the numerous instruments and amps you have for your gig? Todd Hobin has your solution. He demonstrates the perfect way to keep all your cables straight with the professional ‘roadie wrap’. His step-by-step guide shows you from start to finish how to properly wrap your cables. He even gives helpful insight to remember the steps and not get confused. This simple and quick technique is something all musicians should know, so if you don’t know what we’re talking about, you better watch the video below.
Setting Up a Band
Setting Up a Band: It’s All About Communication Are you thinking about setting up a new band, or already trying to manage one? Being in a band is like being married to three or four people at the same time. It’s important to choose wisely and then your communication skills will need to at least equal […]