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15 Of The Best Music Schools in the World (2022)

15 Of The Best Music Schools in the World (2022)

If you want to take your musical career seriously and develop it through classical education, you want to go to the best music school possible. When you try to pick and choose the right school for you, you will see that there is a LOT of music schools. Many of them are similar but have different preferences in ...

Overcome Stage Fright with 10 Simple Tricks

Overcome Stage Fright with 10 Simple Tricks

Whether you're a beginner or a seasoned artist, chances are you still have stage fright. Everyone has a different way of handling this but if you still fail then you should try other ideas. Your legs are wobbly, your mouth is dry, you probably feel sick or dizzy. Even if you don't have any physical symptoms, you ...

What Does a Music Supervisor Do?

What Does a Music Supervisor Do?

Think about your favorite movie, with all those quirky characters you love, the plot twists that still keep you on the edge of your seat, or the beautiful scenes, masterly curated in every detail. Now, think about that same movie but without a soundtrack. Are those quirky characters, plot twists, and beautiful scenes ...

How Much Should I Charge for a Gig?

How Much Should I Charge for a Gig?

When it comes to payment for a gig, you need to strike a fine balance between not undervaluing yourself while also staying pragmatic about expected fees for gigs in your area. Try to stay realistic about your current level and the demands for your talent. Make sure you're not undercharging, but sometimes it's worth ...

What’s the Difference Between a Single, EP, and LP?

What’s the Difference Between a Single, EP, and LP?

A single is a song that has been released, usually ahead of time, to promote an album in most cases. An EP stands for 'Extended Play' which is a half-length album released by a band or artist. An LP stands for 'Long Play' and it represents a full-length album. First of all, we can distinguish between physical and ...

Should You Join a Musicians’ Union?

Should You Join a Musicians’ Union?

The freelance and diverse nature of our job makes it quite hard, and sometimes confusing, to deal with all the admin and legal aspects of it. Many musicians, especially the young ones who are just starting a career in the business, often overlook aspects such as salary standards, pension schemes, insurance, or ...

The Shocking Dangers of Our Everyday Listening Habits

The Shocking Dangers of Our Everyday Listening Habits

Your hearing is a lot more fragile than you might think. I know this as much as anyone because I am writing this article while trying to ignore to the chronic ringing in my ears. What’s worse is that it is completely my own fault. I’m only 27. The high-pitched sound that I am hearing is known as tinnitus. My ...

How Music Royalties Work (An Easy Guide)

How Music Royalties Work (An Easy Guide)

Collecting royalties is an important part of an musicians income. Whether you're a composer, a music producer, or a DJ, you should collect royalties to ensure that you're getting your fair share whenever a song is streamed, sold, or used in a TV commercial. Some creators tend to avoid music royalties because they ...

How to Start a Band the Right Way

How to Start a Band the Right Way

For anyone new to the idea of starting a band, it can be a pretty daunting task. From getting the right people and finding your sound, to arranging gigs, rehearsals, and managing everything, it can be pretty hard to know where to start. Playing a musical instrument is a great and fulfilling hobby, but it can get ...

10 Great Music Collaboration Websites and Apps (2022)

10 Great Music Collaboration Websites and Apps (2022)

2022 is continuing to be a difficult time for musicians. To make it easier, it's certainly worth exploring your options to collaborate online and tap into a vast network of musicians and producers. In the past, musicians were condemned to local band-mates and producers. This could be challenging, especially for those ...

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