Ahh yes, the age-old debate that isn't much of a debate. Yes, the order on your pedalboard really changes your sound. Your guitar is sending a signal from the pickups/humbuckers through the pedals to your amp. So whatever the signal goes through first will… say it together class, "ALTER THE SIGNAL" Meaning if you put [...]
Everyone knows, if you find it online, it must be true!
Last week I ran into "the wall of china of getting stuff done." I lost all of my drive and zest for progression. Don't get me wrong; none of my anxiety left me. But I couldn't for the life of me get anything I needed to get done. Well, I put on my big boy [...]
Do your lyrics suck? Yes? No? ... Maybe? I don't care! Today we're going to talk about the best way to improve your ability to write lyrics and GOOD NEWS! It's stupid easy... I mean, just STUPID easy.
I feel like drummers get this concept more than anyone else. Can you imagine putting your drumset up every day?! At that point, I wouldn't be a drummer—too much work.
Close your eyes and think of the average night of your favorite artist? They're probably having the time of their (and your) life. They also seem to have a superpower of being immune to the consequential effects of extreme and constant hedonism... I want to point out that this is all in your head!
Take a long at your catalog right quick. Do you have anything in there that you are super proud of? Do you have a song that you love the production on as well as the writing? Maybe not! Maybe the reason you feel anxious and unsure of what you're doing in life is because you haven't actually done that much of what you love to do.
If you're Taylor Swift, you can announce on just Instagram that you have a song dropping, and that will do you just fine. Let's take a look at how many followers she has... Yep I'm off by 137 million.
Are you having a hard time hitting a phrase of notes in a song? I have a quick solution to your tiny problem! Macgruber always misses Our first step is establishing and working out which notes we need to hit, what techniques are used to get the sound we want. Our second step is finding [...]