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The Importance Of A Reference Track When Working With Session Musicians

The Importance of a Reference Track, by Mark Marshall

There is a powerful tool that can take some of the guessing game out of any session. It’s called a reference track. It’s not a plugin. It’s not a piece of hardware you can buy. It’s an audio "Look Book" for your song. A aural…

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How To Read Nashville Number Charts: Crash Course by Lydia Salnikova

First, a disclaimer... You donʼt HAVE to know how to write number charts. Many professional session musicians (myself included) are willing to work with whatever materials clients give them, or write their own charts. But if you want a bit of “street” music education, a…

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How To Read Nashville Number Charts – Introduction by Lydia Salnikova

Introduction to Number Charts (part 1) by AirGigs member Lydia Salnikova Also known as “Nashville number charts”. In Nashville, simply known as “charts”. Who needs them, anyway? Say youʼre a songwriter/producer and would like to create a recording of your latest composition. You may not…

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Session Guitar Tips With Andrew Timothy

This is a guest post written by AirGigs member Andrew Timothy For as long as I’ve been playing guitar I’ve been fascinated by the recording process. Specifically, by how different session guitarists approach creating parts and crafting tones for a given song. There’s an artistic…

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The Art of Vocal Comping

This is a guest post written by AirGigs member Lydia Salnikova As a child, I attended a classical music school in Russia, where my music theory foundation was laid. As a session singer (and musician), Iʼve had the privilege of receiving as good of a…

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A DIY Musicians Guide To Producing Music Online

Producing music online may not be for everyone. But for outside-the-box thinkers who don't want to be limited by cost and location, it definitely offers some exciting new possibilities. In this article we are going to assume that you know little about music production, have…

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