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Crowdfunding 101 For Musicians


You’re in a band, which means you have no money. Ah, the eternal joke…but it’s true, of course. Those expensive instruments you bought certainly weren’t free. The thousand-watt amp that the neighbors constantly complain about was not purchased at a Wal-Mart for a low, low price. And instead of going to law school, or learning to be an investment banker, you spent your formative years learning how to play “Stairway to Heaven” without messing it up.

Crowdfunding 101 For Musicians2022-09-05T22:33:30-05:00

How to Make a Live Music DVD DIY (Part 3)


Today we come to the final article on DIY DVD production. If my first two articles didn’t scare you away – congratulations! You’re an official DIY badass, or perhaps slightly delusional. In either case, you now have excellent video and audio from your event. It went off without a hitch – all your fans have been talking for weeks about the giant rotating drum kit and the chorus of belly dancers that accompanied you on your hit single. You’ve extracted all your audio and video files. You’ve got backups of the backups, and you’re ready to ...

How to Make a Live Music DVD DIY (Part 3)2022-10-11T16:50:25-05:00

How to Make a Live Music DVD DIY (Part 2)


In our last article, we talked about the video aspect of creating a live DVD for your band. Now we’re going to talk about something that hopefully all of you musicians out there have experience with – audio! Today we’ll be talking about how to capture the amazing live audio to complement your amazing live video!

How to Make a Live Music DVD DIY (Part 2)2022-10-11T16:50:08-05:00

How to Make a Live Music DVD DIY (Part 1)


All right all you insatiable DIYers out there, I’m about to hit you with the ULTIMATE in DIY projects for your band. No, not a mechanical fire-breathing dragon. No, not an automatic autotune machine for your singer. I am, of course, talking about the ultimate in luxury items for your merch booth – the LIVE DVD.

How to Make a Live Music DVD DIY (Part 1)2022-10-11T16:49:51-05:00

How to Increase Your Show Attendance


This month’s article continues on some of the lessons I’ve learned from former NIN drummer, label owner, and all around awesome-haired-British-dude Martin Atkins. Last month’s article was more hands-on and physical, as I taught you how to make your own t-shirts.

How to Increase Your Show Attendance2022-09-05T22:34:41-05:00

Google Apps MotherF#@$%, do you speak it? – Part 1


Unless you’re very rich, or very lucky, as the leader of your band, you’ll also be the manager, secretary, booking agent, and public relations contact. You might also be writing songs, writing lyrics, and communicating with your fans on a regular basis. That’s a lot of jobs, and that’s a lot of work! I get asked all the time – “Fang, how do you do it?” Thankfully, there’s an easy (and free) answer:

Google Apps MotherF#@$%, do you speak it? – Part 12022-10-11T16:56:11-05:00
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