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A Songwriter’s Guide To Reverb Types

In this video, Isha "The Mad Scientist" Erskine discusses some different types of reverbs, what they are, and how to use them in a musical setting. In this video you will learn about the origins of the various reverb types that are now all available…

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3 Song Arrangement Mistakes To Avoid

Arranger and multi-instrumentalist Lucas Gonzalez brings us a few tips on what to avoid when arranging a song. Using Amy Whinehouse's song "You know I'm no good" he gives us three different examples that deal with Harmony, Instrumentation and Style. Find more about Lucas Gonzales’…

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In Session With Dean Madonia

Dean is a Vocalist, Multi-Instrumentalist and Producer. At AirGigs he offers services such as lead / background vocals, mixing, keyboards and full song production. He has opened for such diverse acts as: New Grass Revival, Steve Vai, Dee Dee Ramone, Company B, Dottie West, The…

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Three Different Approaches To Song Arrangement

Composer, producer, and multi-instrumentalist Lucas Gonzalez brings us a few creative ideas and tips on how to arrange a song from 3 different style perspectives. A symphonic orchestra version, a “midi instrumented” version, and a Funky version that includes live instruments. Lucas uses "Every Breathe…

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9 Tips For Better Lyric Writing

9 Tips For Better Lyric Writing

For the longest time, I used to hate having to come up with words for my music. It didn’t come naturally to me at all. The musical element of my compositions would (for the most part) flow with relative ease, but when it came to…

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How To Prepare Your Music For Stock Audio

In This AirGigs Video Blog, Grammy Winner and Multi-Platinum Producer Isha "That Mad Scientist" Erskine shares “How To Prepare Your Music For Stock Audio” If you are interested in selling some of your tracks to stock audio libraries, they are going to want no melody…

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How To Create A Successful Crowdfunding Campaign

How to Create A Successful Crowdfunding Campaign

Are you gearing up for your next album, tour, music video, new production gear, or anything music related that requires some cash? Crowdfunding is one of the first methods musicians can turn to when looking to fund larger projects and many have been doing so…

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Underground Hip Hop And R&B Spotify Playlist

Announcing The “UNDERGROUND HIP HOP + R&B” 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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Music As Medicine – Songs Of Love Foundation

We had the pleasure to catch up with John Beltzer, founder of the Songs of Love Foundation based in NYC. This unique non-profit organization creates uplifting, personalized songs for children and teens struggling with a life-threatening illness or lifetime disability–free of charge. Each “song of…

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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 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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