Based on neuroscience research, improvisation can deactivate the self-judgment in your brain, and help you engage more creatively with music.
How to use deliberate practice and take comfort in mistakes, so that you don’t fall into the trap of expecting perfection when learning.
Here are some of the worst bad habits I see songwriters falling into all the time, and my thoughts about how to break those habits!
That’s the question we’re asking, answering, and passing along in Episode 12 of our podcast, “Themes and Variation” with Ian Barnett (Mallow).
Here are some new tips for getting the most out of your practice sessions, and inserting a bit of fun and creativity where there may otherwise be stress.
We’re providing a handy downloadable weekly planner to help you musicians get into a stronger routine during your time in quarantine. Fill it in each week!
Looking to build confidence and muscle memory when playing the guitar? Look no further! These practice tips will help you gain dexterity and fluidity fast.
Practicing the art of a live performance during your rehearsal time can be about so much more than dancing in front of your mirror and lip-syncing.
A touching OpEd from personal experience with some actionable advice for those of us musicians who suffer from headaches when it matters most.
Open mics make lofty promises about what they’re able to offer songwriters of all levels. I’m here to tell you that they’re still a waste of your time.