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
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?
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)
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
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
Bet you already have someone in mind, don't you?
6. 5 Tricks to Sound Like an Expert Slide Guitar Player
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
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)
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
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
Why pay a ton for a new microphone when you can make your own?