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Music and me – bittersweet lovers

For most people music is a source of joy and pleasure. They switch it on for a pick-me-up, a dance, or a ‘happy for deep people’ moment. For me music has been a continual source of rage and...
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Recording Session Structure 101

Every record is different. It thus holds true that each experience is different. Different people, different gear, different songs, different vibes. How can we have all of these constantly changing—and...
The Importance Of Good Band Photography

The importance of good band photography

This is how it usually goes: Line the whole band up against a generic brick wall and enlist your friend with the expensive camera (and overcompensatory lens) to point-and-click at you for five minutes. Great -...
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New: Get The Recording Revolution App!

Graham Cochrane's fantastic franchise, The Recording Revolution, just got even better, with his release of a new iPhone app. The Recording Revolution App is essentially a portal into the wealth of blog and...
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Understanding the Number System

If you're a musician that performs with others, you need to know about the Number System. You may even have come across it. It's also commonly known as the 'Nashville Number System'. And you may have no...
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The Voice Box 2: Train Your Voice

In Part One of this series I talked about how important it is to look after your voice - whether you're a pro, amateur, or even a Coxswain! Now, it's time to take a look at some of the best vocal exercises...
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The Voice Box 1: Voice Care!

I recently returned from a week-long festival where I was singing and playing every day. It was a great experience, but I picked up one or two pieces of advice before and after about taking care of the vocal...