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How To Book Shows As An Independent Artist [12 Steps]

Playing shows regularly is a hard slog. But there is no better way to gain traction as an independent artist, build your fan base, and maybe even impress a label rep who could pull you up to the next level….

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Record Guitar Amps Naturally With This “Secret” Method

When you record guitar amps, the harsh tones can be tough to handle. When I first started out recording, I spent a lot of time trying to get my electric guitar sounding clear and natural, without being too brittle. With a lot of trial and error and by choosing the right microphones for the job, I found several ways to record guitar amps while getting a balanced tone – clean or distorted.

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Land Yourself A Record Deal in 2022 (And Find Labels Looking For Artists)

It’s an old cliché but one that doesn’t want to die. Band forms, writes songs, plays gig, gets “discovered”, gets signed, releases album, gets famous. Overnight success. We all know that isn’t how it works, but it sure as hell…

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Recording Techniques and Mics for Guitar, Bass and Piano

As a young musician first starting out tying to record instruments in my makeshift home studio, I had no clue what I was doing. I would just throw up a mic somewhere near the guitar, amp or piano I was…

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