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Demo Recording for Songwriters: Part 5

It’s not unusual for the songwriter to start making arrangements in their head before the song is even completed on the page. So, when they are playing a song to a loved one or a group of friends for the first time, they...

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Demo Recording for Songwriters: Part 4

While you were at the studio recording the band you assembled for your demo session, you may have noticed that guy in the plaid flannel shirt with the beanie who looked cooler than just about everybody else.   After he...

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  • Allen & Heath’s dLive Joins the Legend of Han Dynasty
    Hanyuan Lake, a new venue in the Shaanxi Province in China, has recently invested in an Allen & Heath dLive mixing system for their performances, including their regular production (organised by the Beijing FengShangShiJi Culture Media Company) of ‘The Legend of Han Dynasty’. Purchased through local distributors, EZPro Intl, the set-up comprises a dLive S5000 […]
  • Celestion IRs Included with Kemper PROFILER 5.5.2 
    KEMPER, manufacturer of the industry-leading tone profiling amplifier, has released the new PROFILER™ Operating System 5.5.2, which incorporates a package of powerful features and add-ons, including 18 specially selected Celestion Impulse Responses. With a rich history in creating the world’s renowned classic guitar tones, Celestion debuted their acclaimed line of digitally downloadable Impulse Responses (IRs) […]
  • TASCAM’s DA-6400 Captures Grand Performances in L.A.
    The first, and according to Los Angeles Magazine, still the best free outdoor concert series in downtown L.A., Grand Performances has delivered high-quality music, dance, theater, and other performing arts for more than 30 years. Residents and visitors to the City of Angels alike bring their families to the gorgeous California Plaza on South Grand […]
  • Gig Performer Lets Michael Whittaker Go Big
    If you think the only music that comes out of Nashville is country, you should know about Michael Whittaker. After years spent in Los Angeles playing keyboards on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, orchestrating for artists like Lionel Richie, and working on over 300 TV shows as a staff composer for Fox Television, Whittaker packed his keyboards […]
  • Outline Tagged For 1000-Person Band Gig
    Foo Fighters fan Fabio Zaffagnini gathered 1,000 musicians to record a video appeal to the band to come and play in his home town of Cesena (Italy), in which “Rockin’1000” sang the US band’s “Learn to Fly” in a local park. The video went viral and FF front man Dave Grohl replied, accepting the invitation. […]