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10 Pearls of Wisdom From Tom Waits

10 key insights for music creators from iconic American singer, songwriter, musician, composer, and actor Tom Waits. With this trademark growl, his incorporation of pre-rock music styles such as blues, jazz, and vaudeville, and experimental tendencies verging on industrial music, Waits has built up a…

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What It Takes To Become A Music Arranger

Curious what it means to be an arranger, and how to approach musical arrangement successfully? In this video, professional arranger Lucas Gonzalez shares insights on arranging that he's gained from years in the industry. He covers aspects like: 1) Shaping This involves arranging the different…

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How to Treat A Drum Room and Build Acoustic Panels

Isha “The Mad Scientist” here with the AirGigs blog, and in the following video I am going to show you: How to Treat A Drum Room and Build DIY Acoustic Panels. I will discuss why Auralex panels don’t really work for drum rooms and provide…

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The Top 5 Beginner Pro Tools Mistakes

Isha “The Mad Scientist” here with the AirGigs blog, and in the following video I am going to show you: The Top 5 Beginner Pro Tools Mistakes and how to fix them. I will also do my best to explain how fixing these mistakes will…

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AIRIGS MUSIC: A Promotion Initiative For AirGigs Members

AIRGIGS MUSIC: A Promotion Initiative For AirGigs Members

AirGigs has started putting together Spotify playlists of songs created by AirGigs buyers and sellers to help all AirGigs music creators get more streams and recognition for their music. We've been blown away by the hundreds of amazing submissions we've gotten from the community, and…

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Addressing Mental Health In The Music Business

This is a guest post by singer, songwriter, and music producer Bobby B. Do you want to be successful in the music industry? Everyone keeps telling you to be yourself? Do you constantly doubt yourself thinking you are not ready or good enough? Trust me,…

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Quality Vs. Marketing In The Music Business

Quality Vs. Marketing In The Music Business

This is a guest post by Paul Santo. Yes, I used the words "marketing" and "product." You may have created your art, but what you are selling is the privilege to someone's time and money. A marketing strategy is imperative, but usually useless without a…

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In Session With Brandon Davis

Brandon Davis is an LA based session drummer. Brandon has played with artists like Enrique Iglesias, Troy Irons, Megan Slankard, and many others. Learn more about Brandon's recording studio, career, and his experience as an AirGigs seller in this In Session video. You can hire…

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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 with 19 Grammy winning artists. He's worked on 99 Certified Gold and Platinum albums, and…

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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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