How To Get On Spotify Playlists
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How To Get On Spotify Playlists

Spotify has exponentially grown over the last decade, becoming the number one place for people to enjoy their favorite songs. Claiming to serve over 100 million users, Spotify is a streaming giant. While a few celebrity musicians have chosen to either withdraw or not place their music on the Swedish famous ...

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The Pros & Cons of SubmitHub – An Honest Review
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The Pros & Cons of SubmitHub – An Honest Review

SubmitHub.com is an online service that acts as a link between musicians and bloggers/playlisters/labels/radio stations. It might sound like a win/win situation, but the platform comes with many pros and cons. Submithub started as a way of streamlining communication between musicians and people with influence in ...

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What Is The Purpose Of Music?
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What Is The Purpose Of Music?

Music is part of our everyday life, but why does it matter so much? This article explores the reason why music is so important in our world. We listen to music on our way to work, when we go for a run, when we celebrate our wedding, and even when we say goodbye to a loved one. Music is everywhere. It doesn't ...

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8 Great Music Theory Apps
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8 Great Music Theory Apps

Did you know you can learn a lot about Music Theory just by using an app on your phone? Did you know you can learn to recognize differences in relative pitch just by playing quizzes and games on your iPad? There are hundreds of Music Theory apps available for both Android and iOS. They all claim to teach you ...

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10 Reasons Why You’re Going to Fail as a Musician
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10 Reasons Why You’re Going to Fail as a Musician

We're going to dish out a bit of tough love with this post. We need to discuss the 10 reasons why you're going to fail to be a great musician. We will define success based on the commonly held view of what it takes to make it in music. This can be anything from getting a large following to being on a big stage of a ...

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The 6 Best Mixing Books to Get a Professional Sound
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The 6 Best Mixing Books to Get a Professional Sound

Mixing music is a fine balance between theory and art. You need to understand the fundamentals to take control of your sound. Reading some books on the subject is a great way to get started. The mix standard of commercial releases is now at a very high level. If you want tracks to compete and stand out against ...

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How to Become a Professional Songwriter
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How to Become a Professional Songwriter

First of all, let's get clear about a crucial point: there is no ready-made formula or recipe to become a successful songwriter. By successful, I mean able to make a living out of the craft of songwriting. You don't have to make millions and hit the charts. When you can pay the bills and feed your family without ...

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Stage Lighting For Beginners
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Stage Lighting For Beginners

Lights play a major part in the majority of music performances. These can add a whole new dimension to the music being played. Today, you can’t really imagine any big show without intricate lighting being used. However, you probably don't have tens of thousands of dollars professional stage lightning and a crew to ...

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How to Find a Singer for Your Track
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How to Find a Singer for Your Track

The Internet has brought us all closer. Now it is easier than ever to find productive collaborations with fellow musicians from around the world. We are living in a golden age. Do you think local artists don't fit your bill? Who cares! You can hire anyone from anywhere in the world with just a tap on your smartphone. ...

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A Brief Introduction to Traditional Irish Music
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A Brief Introduction to Traditional Irish Music

The traditional music of Ireland is known and appreciated worldwide. It is also the foundation of several modern genres. Moreover, its versatility often allowed Irish musicians to fuse it with more contemporary styles. It is no wonder it has drawn the attention of many music lovers and musicians alike! ...

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