Royalty Benefits

Royalties, what does that actually mean in the music industry? Artists write and perform songs all the time, but have you ever wondered how they actually get paid for the music they make? Think back to the time you last heard a MC Hammer song on a commercial or a song on Pandora by the… Continue reading Royalty Benefits

Lukas Graham

One of the hottest bands to emerge in a while is the Danish pop-soul band named Lukas Graham. The band is named after the lead singer, Lukas Graham Forchhammer. Along with the lead singer, other members of the band are the drummer Mark Falgren, bassist Magnus Larsson, and keyboardist Kasper Daugaard. Their first record, Lukas… Continue reading Lukas Graham

10 Simple Music Marketing Tips For Indie Artists

We live in a strange time. With the internet exploding in exponential chaos, we find almost all aspects of our lives are splintering to take new shapes and forms because of this hyper-connectivity. The music industry-and the artists creating within it-finds itself in a place of constant change. Finding target demographics is now a breeze… Continue reading 10 Simple Music Marketing Tips For Indie Artists

Why And How To Mix In Mono

Believe it or not, you hear a lot of music today basically in mono. When you’re walking around your kitchen listening to your stereo, you are basically hearing the song in mono, unless you stand on front of the stereo perfectly. Many small radios only have the ability to play in mono. Most clubs and… Continue reading Why And How To Mix In Mono

Play and Record Like the Mixing Stage Doesn’t Exist and Get a Great Sound From All Your Instruments

I was recording a cover of Pink Floyd’s “Breath” the other night with a few buddies of mine. I was on bass for this one. On verses of the song I wanted a really picky mid range sound on the bass, and then for the breakdown of each verse I wanted to have a smoother… Continue reading Play and Record Like the Mixing Stage Doesn’t Exist and Get a Great Sound From All Your Instruments

Sheet Music (1974)

1974 proved one of the more eclectic years in pop music. Sparks were fronted by an effeminate bohemian and a keyboard player with a Hitler moustache. Roxy Music had an album graced by two naked German beauties. Queen released their finest work, an amalgamation of white and black theatrics. ´On The Beach´ showed Neil Young… Continue reading Sheet Music (1974)