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How Did They Make It? Meghan Trainor

You don’t have to be skinny to have a hit… BY: Lisa Popeil   Pop singer and songwriter Meghan Trainor scored her first hit at the age of 20 with “All About That Bass”. Born in Massachusetts in 1993, Trainor began...

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Christmas Again

Well my friends, we are here again. It’s December and Jesus Christ’s birthday is just around the corner. I know we usually don’t think of Christmas as a birthday party but every year the entire world celebrates the birth of the...

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Tech 21 Bass Boost Fuzz Review

This time around we will be talking about Tech 21’s Bass Boost Fuzz. Again I’m taking a huge amount of razing from the guys in my band about using a fuzz pedal. Most people think you’re the bass player you don’t need any pedals...

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Solo Gigger: Problem Gigs

By now, I trust your solo or duo act is clicking right along, according to your business plan. “What’s that- you DON”T have a business plan?” Then I strongly suggest you go back to my first installment and read up on the...

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How Did Taylor Swift Make It?

Taylor Swift was born in Reading, Pennsylvania and spent her early years on a Christmas tree farm.  Her father is a a financial adviser with the brokerage firm Merrill Lynch.  At the age of 9, Swift became interested...

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But What Am I Listening For?

A major emphasis in training new sound tech recruits is getting them to use their ears. Too listen and design the sound around what they hear. After all, the one who is at the board in the booth is the one responsible for what...

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THE SOLO GIGGER- Booking Agents #2

Last month, we covered booking agents, what they do and how to attract a local one to help secure more gigs. Let’s examine a couple national sites that do the same thing- Gigmasters and Gig Salad.     I...

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  • VIO L212 Brings The Party to PetCo Park for CountryFest
    Sunny, 70 degree weather set the perfect scene in San Diego, California on October 28 for the KSON CountryFest, a sold-out Sunday concert with five bands on a stage set up entirely with dBTechnologies. The first show in the US to feature the VIO L212, Countryfest featured James Barker Band, Maddie and Tae, Midland, Uncle […]
  • Universal Audio Releases Lexicon 480L Digital Reverb and Effects Plug-In
    Universal Audio is proud to release the Lexicon 480L Digital Reverb and Effects plug-in. Now available exclusively for UAD hardware and UA Audio Interfaces, the Lexicon 480L Digital Reverb and Effects Plug-In is the world’s only Lexicon-endorsed emulation of this classic studio reverb — expertly capturing its unique, infinitely moldable ambience and modulation splendor. Lexicon […]
  • Audio-Technica to Help Distribute RF Venue Wireless System Accessories in North America
    Audio-Technica, a leading innovator in transducer technology for over 50 years, has entered into an agreement with RF Venue – a global leader in antenna, spectrum analysis and RF signal management for professional audio-visual applications – whereby RF Venue’s patented antennas, RF signal distribution systems, and spectrum analysis tools will be available to Audio-Technica dealers […]
  • VOVOX celebrates 15th anniversary with ‘Jubilee Edition’ Cables
    This year VOVOXcelebrates the compay’s 15th anniversary. On this occasion the Swiss premium cable manufacturer presents his most popular instrument cable sonorus protect A in a limited special edition. The full line of VOVOX cables are distributed by Audio Plus Services in the US and Canada. The Jubilee Edition comprises versions of the sonorus protect […]
  • Musician’s Friend Launches Next-Generation Mobile App
    As part of its ongoing goal of easier and more direct communication with its loyal customers, Musician’s Friend, Inc. (MF), among the largest direct response retailers of musical instruments and gear in the U.S. and part of Guitar Center’s family of brands, announces the launch of its next-generation mobile app, available for both iPhones and […]

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