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A Live Show With No Amps?

I just saw a neat video posted by MusFormation.com.  This band, New Load, uses a laptop and Pro Tools to replace heavy gear, have complete control over their sound, and always have great sounding live recordings.  Check out this video: … Continue reading

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Do it NOW! A common musician’s mistake.

So my search for band mate’s is going horribly slow.  I just had one jam session with a friend today, but it wasn’t what I wanted for my band.  Other than that, just a couple of contacts online.  Despite searching … Continue reading

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Quick Update: Fat Punk film shoot and a wayward drummer

Fat Punk Yesterday, I was one of many extras for the proof-of-concept shooting of Matt Lillard’s “Fat Punk”.  Matthew Lillard  was the actor in Scream, SLC Punk, and Scooby Doo.  A local Seattle band, Whiskey Tango, was used for the film’s band.  I’ll … Continue reading

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Portishead’s “saying no” tweet is both hilarious and brilliant

This post is obvious link bait.  I saw this on both Hypebot and Digital Music News.  I don’t want to be THAT type of blog; I want it to be focused on real life results.  However, I see all these … Continue reading

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Recruiting band members. Painful first steps.

Recruiting band members is painful.  When you put out an ad for a musician, you will likely get 90% of the respondents that never even read your ad.  They’ll see I am a bassist, ignore the genres I want, and … Continue reading

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How To Run A Band: An introduction

I was in a band for the last 5 years. Overall result? Lot’s of fun, plenty of new friends, but, ultimately, unsuccessful. We recently broke up with no hard feelings towards each other. Now, I have the itch to try … Continue reading

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