Tag: build a better band

Learn how to book shows, rehearse, and record better with these articles on band management. To learn more, check out Soundfly’s free course Building a Better Band.

  • Start Your Own Jam Session in 5 Simple Steps

    Start Your Own Jam Session in 5 Simple Steps

    A jam session can be one of the best ways to build your network. My jam session in Brooklyn, Playground Sessions, brings together so many people on a regular basis. That session has sparked countless collaborations and performance opportunities. So here’s how you can go about starting your own. Step 1: Find a Space This […]

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  • How to Get the Most out of Your Practice Session

    How to Get the Most out of Your Practice Session

    Often times when we practice and rehearse, we just do so instinctively — we show up, play through our songs, maybe talk about them a bit, and then do it again. While any sort of practice and rehearsal is probably a good thing, no matter how you go about it, there is some interesting research […]

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  • Launching Today: 3 New Music Courses!

    Launching Today: 3 New Music Courses!

    Drumroll please! Today we’re launching a new round of course offerings, including our first ever Premium-level content. And — as you may have noticed — our whole site has an entirely new look and feel. We can’t wait for you to peek around and tell us what you think! The free courses you know and love […]

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  • Musicality and Improv at Tiger Speak’s Hip-Hop Jam

    Musicality and Improv at Tiger Speak’s Hip-Hop Jam

    Carter Lee and Michael Summer are the minds behind Brooklyn’s Playground Sessions Hip-Hop Jam and its host band, Tiger Speak. The concept behind the jam is an intriguing one — a live band, complete with vocals, horns, and a rhythm section, plays a set of music tributing a hip-hop legend and then the stage is opened up […]

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  • What Makes You Different

    What Makes You Different

    What Makes You Different? As a musician who loves music, I see a ton of shows, and a ton of really good shows. In recent weeks, I’ve been blown away by how many amazing singers I’ve had the good fortune to see — people with deep, silky voices, or high, falsetto voices, or bluesy, soulful voices. […]

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  • Marketing Advice for Young Bands with Dustin Nelson

    Marketing Advice for Young Bands with Dustin Nelson

    We recently sat down with the one and only Dustin Nelson, Marketing Director at New York City’s (Le) Poisson Rouge. He shared with us a ton of good tips and tools that an artist can use to get a booker’s attention, as well as what not to do. Check it out! You can find this […]

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  • Six Tips for Musicians in New Cities

    Six Tips for Musicians in New Cities

    The summer of 2012 was pivotal for my husband and me. We had loved living in Boston, but the time had come to move on. Between the two of us, we had a pair of music school degrees, decades of instrumental experience, resumés that were useless outside of the entertainment world, and a handful of enticing prospects […]

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