It’s the same for musicians: if your audience went away feeling buoyed up or brought down, that’s what they’ll remember. If you’re really [...]
While most people know on some level that the arts can reach and move us in unique ways, there is actually science behind this.
stan stewart‘s insight:
Arts-based research (ABR) is still young while showing [...]
House concerts are great! There aren’t many shows that take such little planning but give such big return. All you need is a house, a host, and some of his/her friends and you’re set! In fact, many artists make a [...]
This is the third of three piano improvs from May 1, 2014. First, there was “Early (Part 1)“. In it you’ll hear predictable sounds and very stylistic, yet still spontaneously created, themes. Next, there was the student-inspired “Mouse [...]
Yesterday, I sat down for the first time in many days and improvised on the piano. You see: piano improv is often the clearest way I can voice what’s inside of me. Certainly this was true last night. I played for a couple of hours and — in spite of some technical learning [...]
My thoughts on what it takes to succeed in the music industry.
See on www.shadesofsolveig.com
So, you’re an indie musician and you have gigs you want your fans to know about. Do you want to update your event calendar in nine different places? I don’t think so! I’ve had a look at two options for your gig calendar that I think have some decent features and would really like to [...]
A huge thanks to my online friend, Linda Freeman, for this guest post. After reading about the creative process she experienced while making this video, I can’t wait to see Avalanche, releasing on April 3, 2014. Learn more about Linda and how to reach her [...]
I’m rarely impressed by a new service for musicians, but there are exceptions. Audiam looked like it was off to a great start initially in 2013 and appeared to be most of what the makers touted it to be. Time will tell if they can deliver on the initial promise of this service.
Some time ago, when I was looking for a way to share and sell my recorded songs, I did a brief review of ReverbNation for song sales. They did not then and as you’ll see, still don’t get high marks with me.
ReverbNation looks like it could be a [...]
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