Tag: festivals

  • Heavy Metal Mongolia

    Heavy Metal Mongolia

    Read all about the Mongolian heavy metal scene, as told by the pioneers who have helped it thrive since the mid-1980s via DIY efforts and community-building

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  • On July 25, 1965, Dylan Went Electric at Newport – Here’s Why It Mattered

    On July 25, 1965, Dylan Went Electric at Newport – Here’s Why It Mattered

    + 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 1965. After almost a century’s worth of benefits and remarkable improvements to our daily lives, electricity is here to stay. Light bulbs, television, computers […]

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  • 4 Ways to Use Festivals to Build Your Network

    4 Ways to Use Festivals to Build Your Network

    + What are you working on? Share your musical goals with us and we’ll help you develop a plan to exceed them! Tell us what you’d like to achieve and a Soundfly Mentor will get back to you within a day or two. When you think of music festivals, you’re probably imagining long, hot, sun-soaked days hopping between stages […]

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  • The Pros and Cons of Touring in the Summer

    The Pros and Cons of Touring in the Summer

    Ah, summer. Beautiful weather, beach trips, bike trips, trips to who-cares-where… let’s just get on our bikes and GO! There’s nothing quite like that feeling of playing an outdoor gig in your neighborhood with the sun going down behind your band. But… is it the right time to go out on the road? That’s a […]

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  • WASI Shows Us How to Jump Out of a Plane Like a Girl

    WASI Shows Us How to Jump Out of a Plane Like a Girl

    WASI has been making a name for themselves out in California with their unique blend of dancey pop, crunchy punk, and tons of ‘tude. They’re currently on a national tour to support their new EP, Stranger California, and you can find their tour dates here. On top of all that, WASI organizes an annual festival to celebrate, […]

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  • 7 Steps to Organizing Your Own DIY Music Festival

    7 Steps to Organizing Your Own DIY Music Festival

    By Jhoni Jackson Putting together a multi-day event in your city requires a little knowledge of booking and who’s who in your local music scene, but it’s not the impossible feat some might imagine. Organizing a festival is within the reach of nearly anyone who’s willing to commit time to planning, researching, and learning. It’s […]

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  • Brooklyn’s Melt Fest Organizers on How to Throw Your Own Music Festival

    Brooklyn’s Melt Fest Organizers on How to Throw Your Own Music Festival

    Last December, our friends in Brooklyn band Madam West recognized an opportunity: Because so many bands are busy making the pilgrimage to Austin for SXSW this time of year, if you happen to be a band staying put in New York in March, there are loads of amazing venues with big chunks of their normally-swamped booking calendar wide open. […]

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