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10 Pearls Of Wisdom From Alicia Keys

10 key insights for music creators from 15-time Grammy® Award-winning singer/songwriter/producer Alicia Keys. In addition to music, Alicia is also an accomplished actress, a New York Times best-selling author, an entrepreneur and a powerful force in the world of philanthropy and in the global fight…

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Ken Lewis: The Pitfalls of Major Labels, The Importance Of Work Ethic, Mixing Tips

Ken Lewis: The Pitfalls of Major Labels, The Importance Of Work Ethic, Mixing Tips

In this post, musician/songwriter and AirGigs interviewer Chris Dunnett sits down with mix engineer, producer, and songwriter Ken Lewis to discuss Ken's career, and the music industry. Ken has worked 19 Grammy winning artists. He's worked on 99 Certified Gold and Platinum albums, and 70…

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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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10 Pearls Of Wisdom From Jack White

This video contains musical wisdom from 12 time Grammy Award winning singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and producer Jack White. White is the lead singer and guitarist of the duo The White Stripes, White's solo albums have all reached number one on the Billboard charts. He's also…

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Songwriting Tips From Bob Dylan’s Interviews

As part of our new series AirGigs Insights we’re digging deep to find nuggets of wisdom from some of the world’s most iconic songwriters, musicians and producers. In this episode we compiled 10 essential songwriting tips from Bob Dylan taken from interviews and quotes given…

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How To Build A Hackintosh (A Musician's First Time Build)

How To Build A Hackintosh (A Musician’s First Time Build)

The process for building a studio is incredibly expensive. You will need at the very least: A computer, an interface, mics, instruments, cables, and a way to listen to what you’ve recorded. Getting a professional rig together usually takes thousands of dollars and years of…

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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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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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