10 Great Music Making Apps for iOS and Android
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10 Great Music Making Apps for iOS and Android

Today you can create full music tracks needing nothing more than the phone in your pocket. Smartphones and tablets can't fully compete with professional music software for computers, but they can still go a long way. This is especially in true for mainstream forms of electronic music and/or beat making. Of course, ...

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10 Great Books for Songwriters
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10 Great Books for Songwriters

You only need to scroll your social media feed to see how many people out there are willing to sell you their incredible formula for success. A formula that often comes at a high price and that almost always reveals itself as a mere commonplace piece of advice you already heard either from your friend or your mother ...

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What Does a Music Supervisor Do?
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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 shots, masterly curated in every detail. Now, think about that same movie but without a soundtrack. Are those quirky characters, plot twists, and beautiful shots ...

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What’s the Difference Between a Lyricist and a Songwriter?
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What’s the Difference Between a Lyricist and a Songwriter?

In a song, there are many different elements and layers braided together to create a harmonious combination. It is pivotal to find a functioning balance between melody, arrangement, and lyrics to create something listeners can relate to and appreciate. Sometimes this balance requires some teamwork to be effective. ...

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The 5 Best Headphones For Guitar Amps
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The 5 Best Headphones For Guitar Amps

Great headphones are an essential item when practicing or recording your guitar playing, but you could easily get overwhelmed with all the options out there. If you’re at all serious about playing music, you know how essential good speakers and headphones are. You need to hear the sound you’re making as clear as ...

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The Best Musical Instrument Insurance Companies
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The Best Musical Instrument Insurance Companies

Instruments and other music related gear can be serious investments. They are also in a high risk category for breakage and theft, the risks of breaking or damaging them can be too high for the average musician to bear. That's why musical instrument insurance is something you might need to consider. As with any ...

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5 Ways to Sing Better Without Lessons
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5 Ways to Sing Better Without Lessons

There are many resources available online to improve your singing. YouTube, for example, is a goldmine of information, with all the professional singers and vocal coaches out there, ready to share their knowledge with the world. However, despite having so much information at our fingertips, some misconceptions ...

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How Much Should I Charge for a Gig?
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How Much Should I Charge for a Gig?

You have trained hard to play your instrument like a pro or belt out your tunes with confidence. You may have started a band or you may be a solo artist. No matter the scenario: you are ready to play live. To find your first gigs, you will start locally. You will visit your favorite bars and pubs and ask their ...

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

This articles sheds some light on the sometimes confusing differences between Singles, EPs, and LPs. We also discuss what might be the best option for you. First of all, we can distinguish between physical and digital formats. Physical formats can be CDs, vinyl records, cassettes, and they can be purchased at ...

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Is Music Piracy Still a Problem in 2019?
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Is Music Piracy Still a Problem in 2019?

The music industry has gone through an unbelievable amount of changes throughout the last decade. Everything shifts so quickly that it is hard to keep up to date with trends. We see new acts becoming popular overnight, digital stores suddenly shutting down, new tools to consume music coming to life, all in a very ...

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