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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[...]
Gigmasters and Gig Salad
I moved to Los Angeles in March 1983 to attend the Guitar Institute of Technology, or GIT. It was a[...]
Sequencing Options - The Solo Gigger
A while back, I did a column on learning new material. This month, let’s tackle sequencing a new song. This can[...]
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.[...]
New: AT5045 Premier Studio Instrument Mic
Featuring audio-technica's largest single diaphragm, the AT5045 is a premier, side-address studio instrument mic in a convenient, stick-type body. Inside,[...]
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.[...]
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[...]
Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift was born in Reading, Pennsylvania and spent her early years on a Christmas tree farm.  Her father is[...]
Compression: What It Is And Why It's Good
A compressor (a.k.a.dynamic processor) is designed to automatically control the volume or dynamics of the sound traveling through it. Compressors[...]
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[...]
Audio-Technica Wireless Scores At Super Bowl XLIX
Living and breathing audio as we do, it's tough to watch a major performance on TV and not wonder... "What[...]
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[...]
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[...]
Miking Your Heavenly Choir
As a worship sound pro, the top three questions asked of me are: 1) How do I get my audio[...]
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[...]
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[...]
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[...]