Here it is, the moment you've been waiting for: your weekly recap of the top 10 articles on the Sonicbids blog this week! What are you waiting for? Click below to see the full list!
1. 5 Simple Things to Give Up if You Truly Want to Succeed as an Artist
One of the first steps to succeeding as a musician is giving up your crushing doubt.
2. 5 Times Mistakes Actually Made Recordings Better
Some mistakes are worth keeping.
3. Conventional Wisdom I Ignored on My Path to Becoming a Full-Time Musician: Jeff Costello
This drummer has been playing for pay since he turned 22. Sometimes it pays to buck the conventional wisdom and do what works, not what's expected.
4. The Right and Wrong Ways to Interact With People at Your Shows
Bottom line: don't be a jerkface.
5. How to Avoid Getting Screwed Over by a Venue
These five aspects of every show are the most susceptible to going awry due to poor communication with the venue.
6. Ask a Publicist: 9 Things You Need to Do Before You Release a Single
Whatever you do, don't leave these nine tasks off your single-releasing to-do list!
7. 4 Ways to Structure Your Practice Time for Maximum Effectiveness
Yes, your practice time CAN get better. Try these four tips to get more done in what little time you have.
8. Should Musicians Have a Backup Plan? 5 Reasons Why You Should Just Go for It
Maybe it's time to ditch your desk and go for broke as a musician.
9. 5 Easy Organization Tips for Musicians That Make a Huge Difference
It never hurts to be organized, and these tips make perfect sense to help keep your band in line.
10. Which US Music City Do You Belong In? Take This Quiz to Find Out
Are you more New York or Los Angeles? Nashville or Austin? Find out!