Once you’ve made a video for your band, it’s time to unleash them for the world to see. But the fame is not a easy thing, and just uploading on Youtube won’t make you a rockstar. Turns out there are millions of people doing the same thing everyday. So how can you improve your videos release and skyrocket your reach? Let’s see some tips.Continue reading "How to release your band’s videos the right way"
The use of programmed drums is a topic that falls victim to plenty of controversy among online music enthusiasts. But the problem is a little more complicated than just that, and the solution may actually be pretty simple. Just do it right.Continue reading "Why You Should Use MIDI Drums"
Videos are pretty much as important as your music. First of all, people want to see videos of bands. They want to see you, they want to see you do things, and videos are the best medium for that.
The good news is: you can create videos way more frequently than you’ll release music (unless you’re Buckethead). There are tons of subject you can address in videos, and this will feed your fans with content and make them happy.
In this article we’ll see some of the basic (almost mandatory) kind of videos you can put online.
Choosing a band name is one of the very first thing you’ll do when creating a new band. On paper, it’s simple: choose a cool sounding name and you’re done. The issue is that there is a crap ton of bands out there, and that number is growing every day.
Finding a band name that is unique, original and fits for all the usage can be hard, and it’s easy to forget details that may cause problems down the road.
Let’s see what you need to do to be sure you’re choosing a good name and secure it in today’s world.
With an overwhelming worry of criticism or making mistakes, many musicians are reluctant to try to create new content and release it all on their own. I’m here to tell you that with the limitless amount of help and information available online today, you shouldn’t be afraid of these things. You don’t need a huge budget or a slick record label to create and distribute music that is still cool and professional when compared to the rest of your iTunes library. In fact, there are several advantages to creating and releasing music yourself.Continue reading "Why DIY Music Production?"
Fret wraps are starting to make a big “buzz” lately among guitarists. Although in a literal sense, they’re designed to do exactly the opposite. You’ve probably seen these on the necks of guitars in Youtube videos, along side several comments saying something to the effect of, “cool but wtf is that on ur guitar???”Continue reading "DIY Guitar Fret Wrap"
Here I’m going to show you how I built this vocal reflection box for about 40 dollars (US). It can be made cheaper, and really 40 dollars should be the maximum anyone spends on this. You could probably achieve 90% the same results for as little as 10 dollars, depending on what materials you already have lying around. This can dramatically improve your sound, if you’re in an untreated room like I am. It’s easy to make, and the design and cost options are quite flexible.Continue reading "DIY Vocal Reflection Box for home recording"