Category Archives: Advice/Tools/Tips

11 Improvisation Tips

by Michael Gallant Whether you’re turned on by Phish jamming through the night, Miles Davis conjuring wistful melodies in space, or Stevie Ray Vaughn wailing something nasty, you just can’t argue with the fact that skillful improvisation is a powerful … Continue reading

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Delivering the Message

To My Fellow Musical Brethren, I speak to you out of love and respect for what you do.  I speak out of admiration and with empathy for the many hours of work you have invested in delivering your song to … Continue reading

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Recording Your Live Gig, Pt. 2: 9 Affordable Gear Options

by Michael  Gallant on May 5,  2011 in Fast  Forward,Recording & Mastering In “Recording Your Live Gig, Pt. 1: 8 tips to get the most out of your live recording,” we talked about strategies for making outstanding live recordings – … Continue reading

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12 Tips for Writing, and Selling, Great Jingles

by Michael Gallant Everyone has experienced it before — you see an advertisement on TV and three  weeks later, you’re still humming the same catchy melody that playfully  urges you to buy a soft drink, bring your car in for … Continue reading

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Top-Ten Signs it’s Time to Find a New Job

by Rusty Nale 1)     You pay your job more money then it pays you 2)     Your boss calls to tell you he/she won’t be in 3)     The number of hours you work is very close to your IQ 4)     You … Continue reading

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