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How To Write And Record Better Bass Guitar Parts

How To Write And Record Better Bass Guitar Parts

In both live and studio settings, one of the most important elements is the bass line. Generally speaking, bass parts in modern day music have become considerably less melodic and on first listen sound very simplistic. However, when analyzed these lines are deceptively tricky and…

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6 Ways To Attract More Listeners To Your Music

6 Ways To Attract More Listeners To Your Music

Releasing music in the internet age can be a daunting task. It's easier than ever to create, release, and consume music with new trends like streaming and online collaboration. In many ways, this is great for artists, but creates a challenge: how do you cut…

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How To Imitate Different Vocalists For Clients

Mella is an extremely experienced session vocalist. In this video, she gives you some practical insights on how to approach vocal impressions with some specific examples including Amy Winehouse, Dolly Parton and Britney Spears. Here’s what Mella recommends when approaching vocal impersonations in a vocal…

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7 Ways To Overcome Anxiety In The Studio

7 Ways To Overcome Anxiety in the Studio

Anxiety during recording sessions is extremely common amongst both beginners and professionals alike. I’m always amazed at how many talented musicians I’ve encountered who absolutely kill it live on stage, but the moment they enter a recording studio they find the whole situation overwhelming and…

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How To Sample From Other Songs Without Getting Sued

How to Sample From Other Songs Without Getting Sued

Disclaimer: I’m not a lawyer; please don’t take this article as legal advice. Always consult a music and entertainment lawyer in your country for full details. If you are a producer, you are probably familiar with sourcing samples for your tracks. Maybe you’ve heard that…

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10 Plugins That Will Take Your Pop Vocal Production To The Next Level

In This Air Gigs Video Blog, Grammy Winner and Multi-Platinum Producer, Isha "The Mad Scientist" Erskine, shares his top 10 plugins that he recommends to make pop vocals really shine. Check out the video above to hear detailed examples, and techniques with the following 10…

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How To Create Chord Charts/Lead Sheets For Studio Sessions

How To Create Simple Chord Charts/Lead Sheets For Studio Sessions

I’ve been involved in a wide variety of recording sessions over the years and when it comes to providing hired musicians with charts, it’s a real mixed bag. Some writers send over incredibly detailed scores, others will only provide me with MP3s. I’ve learned something…

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The Power of Pre-Production

The Power Of Pre-Production

Pre-production…it sounds like a fancy term for a big meeting held behind record label doors but quite simply it’s production before the “Production” and it’s one of the best uses of your time and money. It not only saves your resources but also allows for…

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Using A Preamp Pedal Before An Amp

Mark Marshall unravels the mystery that is using a preamp before a guitar amp. Why use one? Most guitar amps have some form of EQ built-in, but if you want more versatility you can use a preamp pedal to shape the tone of the existing…

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Pure Country Spotify Playlist

Announcing The “PURE COUNTRY” Spotify Playlist

Over the years, songwriters and producers have been able to create thousands of songs through the AirGigs platform. We are incredibly proud of the projects that we’ve been able to be a part of. As a way to help our clients promote their music, AirGigs…

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Songwriting Tips For Overcoming Writer’s Block

How many times have you wanted desperately to write a killer tune, but the moment you sit down to work on something you don’t know where to begin? Maybe you began creating a song and halfway through got completely stuck, or everything you came up…

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Announcing Editorial Airgigs Spotify Playlists

Over the years, songwriters and producers have been able to create thousands of songs through the Airgigs platform. We are incredibly proud of the projects that we’ve been able to be a part of. As a way to help our clients promote their music, Airgigs…

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