Tag: songwriter

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 in musical...

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Credit Where Credit is Due

I was recently asked why sometimes the entire band is listed in songwriting credits, yet, other times it might be one member or one member who writes the lyrics and another who writes the music. They also asked if the whole band...

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Hired Gun or Mercenary ?

Being a hired gun is an art. It’s not for everyone. Most of the time it means doing things someone else’s way. A good example of this is in the movie Rockstar. Chris Cole is hired to be the singer of Steel Dragon and doesn’t...

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Going On The Road

Going on the road means being prepared or being without something you desperately need.   Whenever I go out on the road no matter how long there are certain things I do and pack.   1. I take all my basses out of the gig bags and...

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  • IsoAcoustics’ Introduces Stage 1 Isolators at NAMM 2019
    At this year’s Winter NAMM show, IsoAcoustics (Booth # 17315) is pleased to introduce the STAGE 1 Isolators, the latest in the company’s acclaimed line of isolation solutions for loudspeakers, stage monitors, subwoofers and musical instrument amplifiers, specially designed for touring musicians and bands on any budget. The new STAGE 1 isolators effectively eliminate the […]
  • beyerdynamic FOX and TG 1000 Selected as Finalists for Technical Excellence and Creativity Awards
    beyerdynamic, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of headphones, microphones and conferencing products, announces the FOX USB-C Studio Microphone and TG 1000 Dual Receiver as honorees in the NAMM Technical Excellence and Creativity Awards (TEC). beyerdynamic will showcase the FOX Studio Microphone and TG 1000 Dual Receiver in booth 16104 at the National Association of […]
  • Celestion Announces NAMM 2019 Debut of Axi2050 Axiperiodic Driver
    Celestion, the premier manufacturer of guitar and bass loudspeakers and professional audio drivers for sound reinforcement applications, is pleased to announce the Winter NAMM debut of the Axi2050 wideband axiperiodic compression driver, which will be on display with “The Big Red Horn” at the company’s second booth in the Pro Audio Hall (ACC North, Level […]
  • Renkus-Heinz ICONYX Brings Clarity at Houston’s First Presbyterian
    First Presbyterian Church was born when now-mighty Houston was a dusty, two-year-old town in the Texas Republic, so it is fair to say the city and the church grew up together. Today’s First Presbyterian resides on a sizable campus of a dozen buildings in Houston’s Museum District. Unfortunately, the acoustics of the church’s main sanctuary […]
  • Mackie Celebrates 30 Years Running
    Mackie today announces 30 years since they made their mark on the pro audio industry and are celebrating all their incredible customers that have made it possible. Mackie’s history is full of breakthrough products which have gone on to create and define a number of new categories like the LM-1602 that was originally shown at […]

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