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10 Ways to Increase your Views on YouTube

  1. SEO Your Video Your video title and tags should be optimised for the search terms you would like your video to show up in search results for. You should have a detailed description that includes your social media links too. 2. Use a Suitable Thumbnail Not all YouTube suggested t …

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5 Tips To Independently Kick-Start Your Music Career

5 Tips To Independently Kick-Start Your Music Career

1. Develop your sound!  Define what kind of artist you are. A singer/songwriter? Band? Do you only perform covers? What genre would you place yourself in? Or perhaps you believe your sound is unique and can’t be defined by a traditional genre. In that case, how would you define your music? C …

Travelling with Your Instrument Has Never Been This Easy

Travelling with Your Instrument Has Never Been This Easy

  Travelling by air with a musical instrument presents a lot of challenges. Just ask renowned American soloist Rachel Barton Pine who, when told that there was no room for her 275-year-old violin in the overhead lockers on a US airways flight last year, opted to spend the night on the ai …

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Need Some Music Industry Experience? Look No Further!

Need Some Music Industry Experience? Look No Further!

Last year we posted some useful links for starting your own business and finding your dream job in t …

Why It Doesn’t Matter If No One Comes To Your Gig

Why It Doesn’t Matter If No One Comes To Your Gig

This might sound like a strange one but bare with me! You’ve booked yourself a gig, you’re (h …

Protect Your Ears!

Protect Your Ears

  Your ears are your biggest assets so don’t take them for granted. There’s no comin …

How to Get Better Vocal Recordings

How to Get Better Vocal Recordings

In my previous blog on recording, I have covered drums and guitars. Once the main instruments have a …

How To Break Through Creative Blocks

How To Break Through Creative Blocks

  Can experimenting with an instrument help you break through a creative block? Ann …

Tips to Make Your Mix Sound More Professional

Tips to Make your Mix Sound More Professional

The first thing you need to think about when mixing a song is what genre you are working with. Each …

The Singer Songwriter’s Guide to Recording Equipment

The Singer Songwriters Guide to Recording Equipment

Soundbase Megastore is located in the upbeat Northern Quarter of Manchester city centre and boasts a …

Do you Have What it Takes to Land a Music Sync Deal?

sync deal

  Pop quiz — High School style. Ben Lindvall knows what it takes to land a sync de …

Describing Your Music for the Media

Describing your Music for the Media

You’ve spent the last few months polishing off your album. You’ve got an album launch date in mi …

Get International Exposure for your Music at Midem

Get international exposure for your music at Midem

A message from our sponsors, Horus Music.   Are you looking to get exposure in the worl …

Looking to Tour France? Be Your Own Booking Agency

Looking to tour france

Below we have a table of venues across different regions in France. This information is only for sub …

Top Apps For Musicians

Top Apps for Musicians

  The world of smartphone apps is ever growing and it can be hard to sift through what i …

Recording Guitar and Bass – How to Get Better Guitar Recordings

Recording Guitar and Bass

In my previous blog post I tackled recording drums in the studio. Things get a bit simpler in this …

Careers – Roadie and Lighting Crew

Careers – Roadie and Lighting Crew

  What are the lighting crew and roadies? These jobs are based strictly in the area of live …

How to Become a Better Vocalist

How to Become a Better Vocalist

Simple Yet Effective Vocal Warm-Ups and Techniques   It is important to spend at least 10 m …

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