The Best Sites Online for Music Streaming

Online music streaming and can be a quick and efficient method for getting your music out there for listeners to enjoy.  Many speculate that streaming is the future of music consumption.  Statistics already show a rising number of streaming site subscribers while digital downloads, album and single alike, are declining fast.  There are a growing…

The Top iOS Music Apps for Musicians

Music apps are useful for musicians who are traveling, touring and recording. They can be used on portable devices such as laptops, iPhones or iPads. They can also be integrated into studio equipment through your computer system. They can be helpful in editing, tuning and creating backbeats.   Cleartune      For tuning stringed instruments…

Studying Music Professionally

Have you even thought about what it takes to obtain a PhD in any type of musical performance? As a musician you know that talent can come naturally. Those with musical talent seem to be born with it. Musical skill is something that artists can perfect though. Studying music professionally can be a very rewarding…

Product review: Gibson Les Paul ’58 Reissue

In celebration of the 20th anniversary of the Gibson Les Paul ’58 Reissue, Gibson has created the most accurate vintage Les Paul reproduction yet. This guitar has an updated antique finish, the same classic hardware design as the original, a new truss rod as well as trapezoid fretboard inlays in a classic style. When you…

Copyright Your Music as a New Recording Artist

As a new artist, when you record music you want to put it out to the world as quickly as possible. New artists will often make the mistake of putting their music out there online or in the hands of record labels without realizing their rights to protect the art that they have created and…

What the Record Shop Nashville Offers to Aspiring Artists

Are you looking to become a successful recording artist? In order to do that, you’ll need to begin recording music. When selecting a studio, a number of factors will help define your options. For instance, your budget will determine which studios you can afford and your location will help you locate studios that are reasonably…

The Importance of Your Online Presence

As more of us begin to conduct the bulk of our everyday business online, ensuring potential fans have easy access to your music is a must. There are a number of ways in which bands can utilize the web to not only reach audiences, but build a dedicated, loyal and passionate fan base. Twitter and…

How to Set Up and Grow Business of Teaching Music Lessons

Teaching music lessons is one way to translate your musical talent into abundant income. It also provides great incentive for honing your craft and reaching your goals in terms of perfecting your skills. Teaching music lessons can be rewarding, fun and a worthwhile experience. Not only are you helping someone learn a new skill, but…

API 512c Pre Amp

Hey there friends!  The folks here at The Record Shop’s Nashville Recording Studio have been slaving away making some music that should be hitting your ear drums ASAP.  For now though, we are very happy to continue our never-ending series BEHIND THE GEAR!!  So far we’ve talked about a lot of great gear, but today…