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Live Entertainment Economics – THE  SOLO GIGGER
I spoke with a client just last week who wanted to book me for a three hour private party. He[...]
New GearCast Episode – Jim Crockett Interview
Recently, I had the opportunity to sit down and talk with Jim Crockett, the former Editor and President of Guitar[...]
7 Minutes With Intergalactix
  Multi-instrumentalist production duo Intergalactix features the talents of longtime friends & collaborators Kristian Attard and Serg Dimitrijevic. Originally from[...]
Review: Behringer Eurodesk SX4882
Hello. It’s Tom Chianti again. We haven’t seen each other since I scootered my way thru last year's AES convention[...]
Amplitube on Android – iRig UA Review
Finally, someone has done it!  Quality digital effects are now available to the most popular (and significantly superior imho) mobile[...]
Lady Gaga
Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta (born March 28, 1986), Lady Gaga was born and raised in New York City. She quickly[...]
New@NAMM: PreSonus StudioLive 64AI and 48AI Mix Systems
PreSonus says their two new StudioLive™ AI Mix Systems deliver large-format channel counts, recording, powerful DSP, and more for under[...]
The Money Question
We've discussed money in bits and pieces during the course of this blog for almost two years. In this installment,[...]
Gig Travel – The Solo Gigger
How do you get to your shows? Planes, trains, automobiles, boats, bikes or on foot? There are many ways to[...]
Sequencing Options Part 2
Back in  the dark ages when one had to actually book time in a studio to make a real recording,[...]
Problem Gigs
By now, I trust your solo or duo act is clicking right along, according to your business plan. “What's that-[...]
How To: Master Your Albums Or Demo
Mastering is the last creative step in your album project before you burn the final CD used for duplication. After[...]
Nostalgia’s Role In Music
Nostalgia is a funny thing.  It’s what keeps acts like The Rolling Stones selling out shows worldwide, and on a[...]
Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift was born in Reading, Pennsylvania and spent her early years on a Christmas tree farm.  Her father is[...]
The Solo Gigger – Continuing Education
What's the name of the last book you read? Some of you will have an immediate response and may even[...]
The Ever Changing Business Model
One of my guitar students and his father came to see me at a restaurant gig a couple weeks ago.[...]
Miking Your Heavenly Choir
As a worship sound pro, the top three questions asked of me are: 1) How do I get my audio[...]
The “A” Word – The Solo Gigger
Let’s discuss the one thing that will guarantee your success or failure. One word that makes the difference in being[...]