Archive for the ‘Studio’ Category

The Cajon & You

In Best Practices, expression, Music, Musician, Performance, Studio, Try this, You HAVE to on January 31, 2012 at 9:53 am

No matter what your role in the music industry, from a manager to an artist, from a songwriter to someone who just enjoys pickin’ on the guitar on your porch, the cajon is at the very least an interesting instrument, and possibly an important part of your live show or recording. Read the rest of this entry »

2011 Summer NAMM Kicks Off… GO!

In Industry News, Marketing, Music, Music Advocate, Music Business, Musician, nashville, Networking, Performance, Record Label, Road Musician, Studio, Studio Musician, Trends, Try this, You HAVE to on July 20, 2011 at 10:04 am

Are you thinking about setting up a home studio and learning recording technology? Are you seeking to improve your guitar tone or vocal miking skills? Perhaps you’re interested in checking out some of the newest musical product innovations that the industry has to offer. If so, you better not be missing out on 2011 Summer NAMM in Nashville! Read the rest of this entry »

Tammy Rochelle: Liberty Spoke To Me

In Best Practices, creativity, Hear this, Industry News, Music, Music Business, nashville, People that Rock, Performance, See this, Singing, Songwriting, Studio, You HAVE to on July 27, 2010 at 1:00 am

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Tammy Rochelle’s 5th project, “Liberty Spoke To Me,” is a break through album for her. “This is the first time I feel like my music was understood by the musicians in the studio.” It is difficult for an artist to put into words the music that is so intimately internal. Read the rest of this entry »

Singers Listen Up

In Best Practices, harmony/BGVs, Internet, Music Business, nashville, Singing, Studio on September 25, 2009 at 6:00 am

singingI am going to suggest there are four major types of singers in town – songwriters who do a fine enough job getting their songs out, entertaining artists who do make their way through the bar scene, road/touring back ground vocalists, and finally the studio singer.  Many people end up being any combination of these.  With music it is rare to find someone who doesn’t make it a point to be well rounded.

If one thing is true it is that there is not a sure fire way to be heard in this town.  Singers end up dabbling in a few different areas or gigs until they find a groove and find that they are able to either make a living doing that thing or they begin to get noticed.   One market it is hard to break out in is the demo singing world. Read the rest of this entry »

Sweetest Gift

In harmony/BGVs, Music, Music History, nashville, Networking, Ponder this, Singing, Studio, You HAVE to on September 19, 2009 at 6:00 am

The sweetest gift on this date in 1964 for Gwen and Jack Yearwood was the birth or their daughter Patricia Lynn.  Born in Georgia, Trisha Yearwood grew up in a farming community with deep southern roots.  She developed a love for country music from the likes of Hank Williams and groups like the Eagles rounded out her musical tastes.

Trisha came on the Nashville scene by transferring to Belmont University after a short stay at the University of Georgia.  This began her roots in Music City.  Her story is a lot like many musicians who make the early decision to try out their musical dream by first attending a college in town. Read the rest of this entry »

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