Tag: audience

  • 5 Steps to Building a Loyal Tribe

    5 Steps to Building a Loyal Tribe

    Seth Godin describes a tribe as “a group of people connected to one another, connected to a leader, and connected to an idea.” He goes on to explain that tribes have been in existence for millions of years and that all a group really needs in order to be considered a tribe are shared interests…

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  • …But Can You Entertain?

    …But Can You Entertain?

    Yes, you may be a technically proficient artist. You may even have a following. But if you’re not entertaining your audience, your live show will suffer.

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  • Iris Lune on Being Open to Take on New Roles, Writing Conflict Music, and Hot Sauce

    Iris Lune on Being Open to Take on New Roles, Writing Conflict Music, and Hot Sauce

    Welcome back to Soundfly’s weekly interview series, Incorrect Music, curated by guitarist, singer, and composer Lora-Faye Åshuvud (of the band Arthur Moon). In this series, we present intimate conversations with artists who are striving to push the boundaries of their process and craft. Recently, I was talking with Asher Kurtz and Ella Joy Meir (one half of…

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  • 4 Ways to Celebrate Halloween with Your Fans

    4 Ways to Celebrate Halloween with Your Fans

    Halloween is right around the corner! Are you ready? Got plans to perform live or throw a listening party somewhere? As with any holiday, the opportunity to do a little something special for your fans is not to be overlooked. In fact, Halloween is prime time for breaking routine, having a little fun, and connecting…

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  • You Want to Book Better Shows? Just DIY It and Stay True to Your Artistic Identity

    You Want to Book Better Shows? Just DIY It and Stay True to Your Artistic Identity

    Booking a sold-out, or at least near-capacity, show is a major milestone for any band. Doing that every time with every show is how you know you’re on the fast track to success. Yet, when I asked bands their number-one struggle, overwhelmingly the response was this very thing. I find that a lot of the time, bands…

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  • How to Be the Band Nobody Wants to Play with — Ever Again (in 10 Easy Steps)

    How to Be the Band Nobody Wants to Play with — Ever Again (in 10 Easy Steps)

    My band, the Gnarly Shredderz, is one of the greatest bands of all time. We’re so awesome, in fact, that bands on the same bill as us never ask my group to play another show with them because they know they just can’t keep up. We just end up embarrassing them with our insanely interesting…

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  • Goal-Oriented Planning: Don’t Let That Fire Burn Out

    Goal-Oriented Planning: Don’t Let That Fire Burn Out

    + Welcome to Soundfly! We help curious musicians meet their goals with creative online courses. Whatever you want to learn, whenever you need to learn it. Subscribe now to start learning on the ’Fly. Thanks to the ever-frustrating amalgam of rapidly moving digital tech and the old-model music industry struggling to keep up, the truth is that when it comes to marketing your…

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  • Your Music Was Added to a Popular Spotify Playlist… Now What?

    Your Music Was Added to a Popular Spotify Playlist… Now What?

    + Welcome to Soundfly! We help curious musicians meet their goals with creative online courses. Whatever you want to learn, whenever you need to learn it. Subscribe now to start learning on the ’Fly. It’s 2017, and album sales are sinking to historic lows. CDs are becoming obsolete. Even digital downloads are plummeting. But people are listening more than ever —…

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  • 4 Easy Things You Should Be Doing at Every Live Show

    4 Easy Things You Should Be Doing at Every Live Show

    Over my years in the music industry, I’ve seen many, many live shows, both from the stage and from the audience. This means I’ve seen bands make the same mistakes time and time again. And because I’m guilty of making these mistakes too, I created lists of some of the ways bands can avoid these pitfalls without too much effort. These…

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  • When You’re a Piano in a Forte World

    When You’re a Piano in a Forte World

    By Liam Singer Live rock music and noisy bars go together like beer and… more beer! The sounds of a drum kit, electric guitar, and amplified vocals are all designed to cut through the noise of clinking glasses and drunken conversations. These are not “dinner party” instruments. Audiences in these spaces don’t always like hearing…

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Advanced Synths and Patch Design for Producers