No matter what style of music you make, background vocals can help give your track depth and dynamics. Here are 6 easy ways to write and produce them.
Today we analyze five important songwriting techniques that The Beatles pioneered that are still relevant and powerful in today’s pop songwriting styles.
Looking to beef up your chorus with extra anticipation and energy? Here are three simple ways to insert momentum into your song at the hook.
Here’s a quick and easy lesson culled from our mentored online course, Beat Making in Ableton Live, on how to get a shuffle feel in your quantized beat.
Touring is great. But it can very quickly turn into exhaustive, monotonous work. Here are 10 great tips to keep things interesting and fun on the road.
Most mistakes Patrick McGuire sees fellow musicians make are totally avoidable, so here’s a guide to getting ahead and not sabotaging your own career.
It may sound corny or cliché, it may sound like bad advice at first, but “fake it til you make it” is one of the core tennets of visualizing your success.
Here are fourteen ways to hydrate your voice throughout the day and week so that when you’re on stage, your voice is as healthy and prepared as can be!
As your band grows, make sure your communication and relationship-building skills grow with it. Here’s some advice on booking bigger shows over time.
With a minimalist music style such as hip-hop, the slightest change or variation on an established musical theme can have a deep impact. Here’s how.