This Week's Most Read Articles on Sonicbids

Posted by Sonicbids Staff on Aug 1, 2016 10:00 AM

We here at Sonicbids care for our readers much like we care for our own, and we know our readers lead busy lives. So we've done all the hard, elbow-grease work for you and condensed our top 10 articles into one convenient post. All of your lunchtime reading is right here, right now.

1. 8 Signs You're Being "That Guy" in the Studio

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Please, don't touch that board.


2. How Much Does Confidence Affect Musical Ability?

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If you want to gain confidence in yourself and your playing, you might just have to "fake it 'til you make it."


3. 5 Words and Phrases That Music Journalists Love Seeing in Pitch Emails

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When writing to a music journalist, make sure you include these words and phrases to up your chances of coverage.


4. 3 Tried-and-True Methods of Negotiating Higher Pay From Venues (According to a Venue Owner)

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It's a no-brainer that you want to be paid for your gig, but how do you get the music venue to give you what you're asking for?


5. How to Produce Music: A Beginner's Guide

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You've thought about producing your own music, but have no idea where to begin. Here's how to get started.


6. How to Market Your Music: A Simple Guide for DIY Musicians

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From start to finish, here's everything DIY musicians need to know about marketing their music.


7. How Is the Music Industry Doing So Far in 2016? Here Are the Hard Numbers

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Some of these music industry stats for 2016 may surprise you.


8. These Are the Top 5 Most Sampled Songs of All Time

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The most sampled song of all time was a little-known B-side released in 1969. Do you know what it is?


9. How to Fix 4 Common Guitar Problems at Home With Simple Tools

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Don't waste another day with your guitar out of commission. You can fix it yourself with a little patience and skill.


10. 8 Things Artists Do That Drive Music Journalists Insane

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Seriously, stop blind tweeting us your music.

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