Solopreneurs – is your social network presence or blogging site (Medium, Substack, etc.) enough? Or do you need your own website?
Tips and reviews for musicians from Stan Stewart (aka muz4now)
Community: After sharing on a forum, Stan Stewart acted on the feedback he received. That included a mea culpa and rare blog revision.
Piano sample libraries are plentiful. However, not all of them are satisfying to listen to or play. Stan Stewart checks out 49 of them.
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Indie rock musicians have long been known for their distinct and unconventional sounds, distinguishing themselves from their classic rock counterparts with their creative use of effects and tone. Pedals are a big contributor to that uniqueness, especially when it comes to guitars. The post “A Day in the Recording Studio of an Indie Musician” notes
Email marketing feels very vulnerable to solo artists. But can it be worth it to send that newsletter or announcement anyway?
The first thing you have to know about indie studios is coffee. Coffee OK, maybe not every indie recording studio starts with coffee, but mine does. ☕️ Best to be energized. You’ll need to be sharp! 🤓 Much of the time, screens like this will be in front of you. Various recorded tracks, usually at
Is it time for a music festival? Or are these just too risky in a time of “super-spreader” events? (Read to the end…) Musical Mayhem Live music has had a tough time during the pandemic. Even though livestreaming technology has come a long way, virtual concerts and hearing music in-person barely compare. Those of us
The Wonder of Jazz: Music That Changed The World by Sammy Stein is reviewed by Stan Stewart. Not to be missed: people with the initials S.S.
Anyone with a heart has had it broken by the recent obscene mass murders in Buffalo and Uvalde. Yet, no matter how sad and angry we may be, the answer is not to act out our feelings. It is to direct our caring towards people who have no sense of connection or relationship. View this