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Production Insights – Quincy Jones, Rick Rubin, Sylvia Massy, Daniel Lanois & More

10 legendary producers perspectives on production and working with recording artists. From Quincy Jones on intuition, to Rick Rubin's focus on creating the right setting to Sylvia Massey's out of the box techniques to Mark Ronson's commitment to the song. There's lots of wisdom, techniques…

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Remote Recording Sessions (Let’s Talk Pricing & Brand)

Finances and pricing are tricky subjects with musicians. Often, two musicians at the same gig will get paid differently. There are many factors that have traditionally affected what a musician makes. But the potential for a musician to increase their earnings has increasingly been capped…

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6 Ways Musicians Can Stay Productive In Isolation

This is a guest post by top rated AirGigs artist /Aubrey Whitfield Staying indoors for prolonged periods of time can make you feel uninspired as well as frustrated and lethargic - and that's not good for creativity or productivity! As musicians, however, there are plenty…

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The Mindset Of A Musicpreneur

This is a guest post by AirGigs artist Chris Dunnet Musicpreneur seems to be becoming a popular buzzword. What does it mean exactly? It expresses the idea that many modern musicians need multiple streams of income. This has always been true to some extent. Even…

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The Importance Of Working With A Mix Engineer

The Importance Of Working With A Mix Engineer

This is a guest post by top rated AirGigs artist Aubrey Whitfield Everyone wants their songs to sound the best they possibly can, and many artists turn to music producers to make this happen for them. Working with a good music producer is the first…

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Balancing Being a Creative with Running a Business

Balancing Being a Creative with Running a Business

This is a guest post by top rated AurGigs artist Katie Marie One of the most challenging aspects of being a self employed creative, is balancing the business side of things with the artistic. They’re two very important elements of our lives, forever running parallel…

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Artists Wanted. Check out the new proposal system

We're really happy to announce the launch of our new Artists Wanted section. Now clients can post their projects and receive proposals from service providers. Buyers: How It Works: When you post your project, you can include info on the style / genre of your…

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How To Keep Moving Forward When No One Is Booking Gigs

This is a guest post by Bree Noble. It's part of an ongoing series we're doing to help provide resources and practical tips during this crisis. If you’re like most artists, booking is not your favorite task. It can be tempting to put booking on…

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Ways To Be Creative & Productive During A Crisis

This is a guest post by AirGigs top rated studio pro Katie Marie It's part of an ongoing series we're doing to help provide resources and practical tips during this crisis There are a multitude of industries right now heavily impacted by the current pandemic.…

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5 Things Musicians Can Do In The Next Week To Start Making Money Online

This is a guest post by Bree Noble. It's part of an ongoing series we're doing to help provide resources and practical tips during this crisis. These are uncertain times, especially for musicians. With gigs being cancelled, venues shut down and private lessons deemed unsafe,…

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Are You A Professional Musician?

Are You A Professional Musician?

This is a guest post by top rated session drummer Luke O’Kelley. This article is a reflection on some of the labels used to categorize working musicians, as well as some of the assumptions we make unconsciously about what they mean. It comes directly out…

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In Session With Andrew Timothy

Andrew Timothy is a session guitarist and composer based in Nashville, TN. He has recorded for clients from 5 of the 7 continents, in a variety of styles and genres. His formal university music education combined with his real-world experience as an active Nashville player…

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