Consider this your reward for making it through the weekend: your roundup of our top 10 most read articles this week! Get ready to fill your brain with a ton of new tips and tricks you might have missed.
1. 5 Disastrous Mistakes That Every Novice Band Makes
Starting a new band? Steer clear of these five mistakes, whatever you do.
2. What All Great Performers Have in Common
Here's what Lemmy, Freddie Mercury, David Bowie, and Michael Jackson all have in common.
3. 4 Times DIYing Your Music Career Actually Costs You More in the Long Run
When it comes to a serious music career, don't try to cut corners and think no one's going to notice – we all notice.
4. Rushing the Tempo? Use These 7 Tips and Tricks to Fix It Once and for All
Here's how to train yourself to become a human metronome.
5. What to Tell Your Sound Guy to Improve Your Band's Live Show
Take it from this veteran sound tech – here's what you need to do make sure you sound awesome onstage.
6. The One Mixing "Tool" Many of Us Aren’t Taking Advantage Of
Are you missing something obvious in your mixes?
7. 4 Reasons Why Forming Your Band as an LLC Just Might Be the Best Decision You Ever Make
You already treat your band like a business (hopefully). Now make it legal – hello, tax breaks!
8. 7 Things You Need to Have Figured Out BEFORE Entering the Studio
Get ahead of the recording process by heeding these seven pieces of advice.
9. 5 Tips for Better Show Promotion and Turnout
When you're promoting a show, the key is almost always timing.
10. Ask a Music Journalist: What Makes a Compelling Band Bio? Here Are 3 Real Examples
This music journalist scoured EPKs to find what the best - and the worst - musician bios have in common.