Quick Tips for that Booming Drum Mix!

Quick Tips for that Booming Drum Mix! Drums are some of the oldest instruments ever invented, as percussion instruments normally go. Modern day drums are in stark contrast when compared to their ancestral beginnings and yet with the resources and technology available, there are simple tricks available for you get an extra oomph and punch…

Choosing the Right Set of Drums for You

The running joke is that the drummers are often neglected. Never in the spotlight and ridiculed because of it. It’s easy to put down the drummer, traditionally speaking but the beat of the drum is often the most crucial aspect of a band’s music and tone. There is no beat, nor rhythm without drums and…

Top Country Music Festivals 2015 – 2016

Top Country Music Festivals 2015 – 2016 Listening to your favourite country artist on a CD is one thing, especially if you crack the stereo at full volume and crank up the treble. But there is nothing better than seeing that same favourite artist, performing live. Craven Country Jamboree Canada may be home to quite…

Beginner’s Essentials for a Home Recording Studio

Beginner’s Essentials for a Home Recording Studio It’s often a daunting task to set up a recording studio at home and you can’t be blamed for being overwhelmed at the beginning of such an endeavor. Fret not. There are simple, affordable solutions to help set up a functional and efficient recording studio at home for…

Basic Tips for Learning Classical Guitar

The classical guitar is a timeless instrument which also makes for a fantastic entry-level instrument for beginners. Inversely, seasoned guitarists and professionals also make use of the classical guitar as a way of enhancing their repertoire. Here are some fundamental tips to get you started with a classical guitar. Beginner or professional, start from square…

Should I study Music?

Should I study Music? There really are quite a few reasons why having an understanding of music and how it reads, can be beneficial to your musical abilities. However there are a few negative factors to consider too. Pros You will be able to read music You can sight read scores You will understand the…

Where can I study music without going to college?

Where can I study music without going to college? For some, the idea of going back to university can be quite daunting. But for others, it is not possible as you are already knitted into a job and life. Do not lose hope; there is another option if you are interested in studying music. Decide…

The Highs and Lows to Self-Releasing a Record

The Highs and Lows to Self-Releasing a Record Technology has advanced to such a degree, that one can record a full album from the comfort of their own home, and still release it to the masses without much effort. Is this a good thing or a bad thing? Let’s look at both. The Bad You…

How to Self-Release a Record?

Sometimes if one cannot get their band signed, it may very well be easier to release your own demo to the public. This can be a little risky, but in today’s times of modern technology, it is so much easier to do. Audience In order to release a demo or a short album, one will…

What to do if your recording is rejected?

The reality of any industry is that we do not all succeed the first time around. If you have worked hard on a demo, taken the time out to submit it and either didn’t hear back from the record label or received a rejection letter – it is only expected that you would be disappointed….