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Kyle Stumpo11 days 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...
Kyle Stumpo12 days ago
How To Deal With Stage Fright
When I first started playing my music to large crowds of people I suffered from crippling stage fright. I couldn't play a single note unless someone was touching my shoulder or I was playing in a grou...
Kyle Stumpo13 days ago
Coming Up with a Band Name
Coming up with a good name for your band may seem like a daunting task but I'm here to tell you that it really isn't as bad as you think. There are many ways to come up with names for your band and I'...
Kyle Stumpo13 days ago
How To Write a Song!
Writing lyrics to a song is one of the hardest parts of being a professional music artist. There are so many factors to think about and writing a hit is even harder. The way that I write my songs is I...
How To Make Sure the Artists You Love Can Keep Making the Music You Love
We live in a world where access to music has become easier and easier, and that's a beautiful thing. We can find almost any song for free on YouTube or Spotify and share playlists with our friends or ...
The Thrill of Discovery Challenge
There's something to be said about discovering new things on your own. When someone tells you to check something out, and you enjoy it, it's nothing compared to how you feel when you're discovering it...
Yvonne Glasgowa month ago
Five Ways You Can Help Support Local Music
Most local musicians aren’t signed to any labels, and many of them don’t want to be. A lot of them are college students or parents, and they are just trying to do what they love, and maybe make a litt...
Mark Darnella month ago
PCC160 Boundary Mic
1985 was a very interesting year in the microphone market. January of that year Crown International introduced a very oddly shaped and interesting mic called the PCC160. Following the huge success of ...
Mark Darnell2 months ago
Crown CM700
*Pros: Small, Smooth Sound, Priced right! They sound like a "million dollars". *Cons: These mic's are now obsolete. And very little support is out there for them, if you need them to be serviced. I ha...
Marlene Affeld2 months ago
Listen To The Music!
Ever since pre-historic cavemen first banged two rocks together in an eurythmic beat that entertained the ear, music has been an integral part of every culture in the world. Whether it be drums covere...
Ossiana Tepfenhart3 months ago
How To Make Money As A DJ
Ah, life of a DJ. Could there be anything more glamorous? Life on the backstage - having groupies, coke binges, nights filled with people dancing to the art that you've made. Heck, most of us would sp...
Sam Manford4 months ago
Genre Guide: Structure of a Hip Hop Song
Beginning a career in music production requires ample research in music genres: song forms and structure, instrumentation and other relevant information. There are various sources for such information...
Anthony Gramuglia4 months ago
How To Start Your Own Record Label
Every music fan has a sparkle of a dream, of staring up a record label of your own, to produce music the right way--your way. With technology advancing, that dream seems easier to attain than ever. An...
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Nathan Sacket4 months ago
Best Sites to Get Your Music Featured
What are the best sites to get your music featured? In an online sea of fascinating music and music fans, finding your future followers will require knowing your tribe (or tribes) and following your s...
Sam Manford4 months ago
How To Become a Music Producer
Have you ever wondered who a music producer is? Or what they do? What about songwriters? Mixing and mastering engineers? I bet you know what a performing musician does and maybe you have a fair idea o...
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Jacqueline Jax5 months ago
Building Your Music Brand With Instagram Niche Marketing
Watch the video... You may not realize it but there are people building huge brands on instagram. This little app is amazingly powerful and so easy to use. In fact, right now it’s one of fastest growi...
Beat Staff7 months ago
Write For Beat Today
Beat has now joined the Vocal platform, allowing music lovers from around the globe to wax lyrical about their raves, rants, stories, and ever-shifting tastes to a musically inclined community.