This Week's Most Read Articles on Sonicbids

Posted by Sonicbids Staff on May 23, 2016 11:43 AM

There's something to be said for lifelong learning, so even if you think you're already an expert in all of these areas, we bet there are more than a few tidbits to pick up in this week's most read articles. Feel free to leave your favorite takeaways in the comments below!

1. What Your Onstage Look Says About You

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Is your onstage attire complementing your musical style or contradicting it? Here are six real examples to help you out.


2. 5 Things All Guitarists Switching to Bass Need to Know

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If taking up the bass sounds appealing to you, know what you're getting yourself into ahead of time.


3. 7 Little Ways to Be a Happier Musician (Even When Things Seem Hopeless)

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Because life is too short to be upset over that one music critic who won't listen to your album.


4. A Daily 8-Step Routine to Master Band Promotion

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Feel like you're wasting time? Plan your days ahead with this to-do list (spreadsheets included)!


5. Learn from the Beatles' Mistakes: 6 Times the Fab Four F*cked Up

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Hey, no band is perfect, no matter how hugely successful and super famous.


6. 5 Alternative Band Rehearsal Spaces That Are Either Free or Really Cheap

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Never pay for an overpriced reheasal space again!


7. 5 Lessons From Unconventional Song Topics That Will Make You a More Creative Songwriter

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Your next big songwriting idea could be about something you would have never suspected.


8. 3 Ways to EQ Without Touching a Single EQ Knob

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Before you go rushing for that EQ, try these three methods first to achieve the sound you're looking for.


9. 4 Classic Bands Whose Sounds Keep Coming Back

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Which one of these classic artists will inspire YOUR next record?


10. 5 Tips to Increase Your Chances of Getting Press

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Don't go into the press game unarmed! Use these tips to increase your chances of coverage.

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