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Enjoy the moment and the rest will follow
Too often we practice self-evaluating instead of focusing on singing. We choose to listen to ourselves in order to decide[...]
How Did Bruno Mars Make It?
Bruno Mars was born Peter Gene Hernandez on October 8, 1985, in Honolulu, Hawaii, one of six children from a musical family.[...]
Ronnie Wood’s Rock And Roll Diary
A decade before joining the Rolling Stones, Ronnie Wood’s musical apprenticeship with The Birds catapulted him onto the stage of[...]
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[...]
Problem Gigs
By now, I trust your solo or duo act is clicking right along, according to your business plan. “What's that-[...]
Is It balanced? Or Unbalanced?
While it is often overlooked, understanding the difference between a balanced signal path and and an unbalanced signal path is[...]
John Fahey’s Dance of Death
I recall as if it were only yesterday or possibly even a distant dream of my high school years in[...]
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 Ever Changing Business Model
One of my guitar students and his father came to see me at a restaurant gig a couple weeks ago.[...]
New@NAMM: Audio-Technica System 10 PRO
Like all System 10 models, the System 10 PRO Rack-Mount operates in the 2.4 GHz range, keeping it free not[...]
Learning Tunes
Unless you perform in a tribute band of artists no longer recording, chances are you'll need to add new material[...]
Tips for Recording Acoustic Guitar
Recording the acoustic guitar can be a bit difficult until you know a few tried and true techniques. Live2Play is[...]
Sequencing Options Part 2
Back in  the dark ages when one had to actually book time in a studio to make a real recording,[...]
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[...]
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[...]
The Power of Musical Notes
Within a number of articles I’ve written for various publications, the theme has always been along the lines of a[...]
7 Minutes With Intergalactix
  Multi-instrumentalist production duo Intergalactix features the talents of longtime friends & collaborators Kristian Attard and Serg Dimitrijevic. Originally from[...]
How To End Feedback
There's nothing that makes us cringe more than being at a club, concert venue or House-Of-Worship and experiencing earsplitting feedback.[...]