Playing live is one of the best ways for independent musicians to hone their sound, win new fans and build their confidence performing in front of an audience. From intimate gigs at local venues to sell-out shows across the country, every performance is important, so it’s crucial to know how to get in touch with venue bookers and gig promoters in order to secure your next live show.
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 following video is an interview with Mary Ramos, a music supervisor for Quentin Tarantino movies, as well as over a hundred Hollywood blockbusters. In this conversation, recorded at Sync Summit Paris 2014, Mary shares specifics of working in the sync licensing industry these days, and provides numerous practical advices on getting noticed by music supervisors. Mary shares a lot of great advice and knowledge for indie artists.
On any given Friday night, a harmonious cloud of energy makes its way to Haymarket, Virginia’s well-known performance space. Modeled after some of the most notorious American clubs, 4410 quickly made its mark as an exclusive venue