This Week's Most Read Articles on Sonicbids

Posted by Sonicbids Staff on May 9, 2016 10:00 AM

What was that? Did you just say you love career-building tips and tricks from music industry experts and you also love numbered lists? Aren't you in for a treat! Here's our top 10 most read articles this week, numbered and chock-full of tips. Just how you like it!

1. How to Avoid the 5 Most Common Band Rehearsal Mistakes

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Stick to these handy tips to make sure your rehearsals are the best they can be.


2. Ask a Music Lawyer: Is the Poor Man's Copyright Enough to Protect Your Songs?

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Is there any truth to the theory that mailing yourself a letter containing your song (or posting it online) will hold up in court?


3. 5 Ways to Get More Sounds Out of Your Guitar (That Don't Involve Pedals)


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Pedals are great, but they're not the only way to get a unique sound out of your guitar.


4. 5 Things You Need to Consider When Selling Gear So That You Don't Regret It Later

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Before you put that old bass on Craigslist, read this.


5. How to Deal With the Musician Who's Always Trying to One-Up You

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Bet you already have someone in mind, don't you?


6. 5 Tricks to Sound Like an Expert Slide Guitar Player

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Learn these slide guitar tips to add new tones, more diversity, and greater expression to your playing.


7. You Need to Hear the Unforgettable Sounds These 5 Bizarre Instruments Make

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Musicians, get ready for your mind to be blown.


8. Why Some Musicians Seem to Be Memorization 'Naturals' (And How to Become More of One Yourself)

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You, too, can be a memorizing master! Learn how to make that next piece of music an instant part of your psyche.


9. 4 Reasons You're Not Getting Your Songs Cut

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If you've yet to make that big leap to getting your songs recorded by artists, this is probably why.


10. Easy Studio Hack: How to Make a DIY Microphone Using an Old Speaker

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Why pay a ton for a new microphone when you can make your own?

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