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Robin Owens15 days ago
The Three Notebooks You Need as a Songwriter
When I started songwriting when I was nine, and for the first little while of the last 11 years, I only used on book as a songwriter. And yes, that worked fine for a while, but I'm at the point now wh...
Jenna Goldberg23 days ago
So You Want to Sing Karaoke?
What's the first thing you think about when you hear the term "karaoke bar?" People singing poorly for laughs? Drunk people trying to sing coherently? Endless renditions of "Don't Stop Believing" or "...
Tim Ellerbe IIa month ago
Live Show Preparation
Ah, live performance. This is the artist’s best chance to make a good impression and gain more fans. Not to mention to remind current fans of why they love you and your music. The key word here is per...
emmett138 .2 months ago
How To Survive a DIY Tour
Eventually, artists that dream of taking their craft to the next level will have to make some moves outside of their home city. Touring can be nerve-wracking and expensive at the best of times, and do...
Angel Soto3 months ago
Mic Check One Two - My Observations From Attending Local Showcases
In one way or another I have been a part of the Tampa Bay music scene since 2001. Because of this involvement, I find myself at plenty of open mics and showcase. Often I am asked to judge or critique ...
Jonathon Lombardi3 months ago
You Wanna Make a Music Video?
If you saw either of my last two music videos, you’re probably thinking to yourself, “That was pretty cool!” Or perhaps not. Either way, if you’re considering making your own video or are an overly st...
Amber Lee4 months ago
The Do's and Don'ts of Being a 'Fan'
Most people are unaware that there is an unwritten rule of how to be fanatical. Yes, you read right, there are rules and yes they shall be followed. Or...else. Growing up in a home that was musical an...
James Cherry4 months ago
Mixing & Mastering with Digital Minds
Mixing & Mastering are both complex processes that take time to learn and to master completely (pardon the pun). Although having analog equipment does help to create a warmer and thicker sound. Us bed...
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Lanie Jose4 months ago
Being a Music Student and How To Get Through It (Part 1)
Now, before anyone loses their minds about the title, being a music student is hard, painful work. Especially in Illinois, collegiate music programs are some of the most strict and in-depth programs i...
Alice Minguez4 months ago
How to Sing Better Instantly
It’s been said that any person capable of speaking is also capable of singing. However, certainly not everyone is capable of singing well. A beautiful voice is a combination of three things: natural t...
Holly Morwenna5 months ago
Paid to Perform: How Easy is it?
Are you that person who sits in their bedroom on a screen, learning their favourite song on guitar while shyfully mumbling the lyrics? Or maybe, you record your own original music in your room, write ...
Pete Adams5 months ago
3 Effective Ways to Improve Your Music Now!
Starting a career in music can be a tough journey with little to no direction on how to achieve your goals. Sure, there are countless websites that can tell you one thing or another, but none of them ...
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Danny Fleming5 months ago
Singing Karaoke
Karaoke is a Japanese word that means "empty orchestra." The word was used to describe the development of a video game that consisted of an amateur singer with a microphone, but the orchestra is taped...
Corey Gittleman5 months ago
What It's Like to Be: An Up and Coming DJ
Just a regular college student, studying to make his way into the business work force, Joseph Brown decided to take one of his passions with him to college to continue out his dream of becoming a DJ. ...
Jared Rimer5 months ago
The Musical Evolution of a Webmaster
Hello everyone! Welcome to another article here on Vocal. Today, I'd like to talk about my music experience, and what types of music I’m in to. I started with music at a very young age. I am told that...
Kyle Stumpo6 months ago
How to Grow Your Fanbase
When you first start out in your local scene, you may realize that you don't draw a big crowd at your shows. This may be disheartening to you and your bandmates, but you shouldn't worry about it. Just by playing a show, you've taken the first steps towards growing your fan base. When I was taking my entertainment marketing class, one of the things we learned was how to use social media to your advantage. Social media marketing is one of the best ways to inform people of your existence and engage...
Jesse Guerrero6 months ago
6 Tips to Become Great at Piano
Want to be great at piano? Use these tips to improve your skill!
Kyle Stumpo6 months ago
What is Crowdfunding?
Many YouTubers, musicians, and companies have recently started using crowdfunding as a way to support themselves and their products without using a bank. But some people have no idea what crowdfunding...