Tag: Travel

  • 10 of the Most Beautiful Concert Halls in the World

    10 of the Most Beautiful Concert Halls in the World

    Today we’re taking a look at 10 of the most beautiful, acoustically pristine, and historically significant concert halls in the world.

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  • 5 Tips for Protecting Your Instrument While Traveling

    5 Tips for Protecting Your Instrument While Traveling

    Traveling with your instrument, whether it’s a backpack ukelele or Stradivarius violin, can be nerve-wracking. Here are some tips for protecting your gear.

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  • Talking Points: Kaytranada Explains Why You Gotta Get Outside Your Vacuum

    Talking Points: Kaytranada Explains Why You Gotta Get Outside Your Vacuum

    In this edition of “Talking Points,” producer and beat maker Kaytranada talks about his grooves, his influences, and his upbringing, and we boil it down!

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  • 5 Gorgeous Routes to Take on Your Next Tour

    5 Gorgeous Routes to Take on Your Next Tour

    We all know that touring has the potential to do some game-changing things for bands. In addition to getting a band tighter and more experienced musically, the right tour has the potential to bring industry attention and exposure to fans. But what’s often not talked about are the benefits that serious touring can give to […]

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  • Everything You Didn’t Know You Needed to Know About Pedalboards

    Everything You Didn’t Know You Needed to Know About Pedalboards

    Pedals! Despite the wide range of effects they produce, individually, they’re typically pretty straightforward devices. But as soon as you begin to assemble a chain of pedals, complicating factors seem to mount up exponentially. The inconvenient reality is that the more complex the system of pedals, the more helpful it becomes to have some basic […]

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  • Two Acts in Congress That Could Help International Artists Tour the US

    Two Acts in Congress That Could Help International Artists Tour the US

    Already sold? Click here and here to tell your representatives to support international artists who want to tour in the US. The USA is a notoriously difficult place to tour for international artists — from the difficulty and unpredictability of having to apply for visas, to being subject to intense questioning from TSA and customs officials for traveling with instruments, […]

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  • Road Diaries: On Tour with “PostSecret: The Show”

    Road Diaries: On Tour with “PostSecret: The Show”

    Greetings from the lobby of the Hyatt Place Hotel in College Station, Texas. I’m Deen and I’m the guitarist for the touring production of PostSecret: The Show — actually, I’m the only musician performing in the show. We are one week into the tour, after having spent two weeks rehearsing and previewing in Charlotte, with performances […]

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  • How to Travel with String Instruments

    How to Travel with String Instruments

    Summertime is upon us, and so is the glory of festival and touring season. If you are lucky enough to travel around to perform music at venues all over the country or world, chances are you’ll spend at least a little bit of time airborne en route to your next exotic destination. Many of us […]

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