Going with one of my favorite sayings: Live music can’t be downloaded, it can only be experienced. And in order to give your fans and first time listeners an experience they won’t forget, here’s what you need to remember:
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There's a few things in common with the greatest selling albums from some of the greatest musicians of all time.
Uploaded a video to YouTube sure it was going to be the next Despacito? Here are some great tips to supercharge your strategy!
“But marketing’s too expensive!”, cry lots of dejected musicians. But guess what? There’s good news for all of you feeling this way. Marketing can be pretty affordable; all you need is vision, about $120 and a little bit of calculation.
From the moment you begin to play a cover song till the moment it ends, your listeners will automatically compare your version to the original. No pressure, but you have to get it right. Although there are always going to be exceptions, here are some things to keep in mind while picking a song to cover in your next performance:
If you’re an artist playing live gigs, you’d know that your work on stage doesn’t begin and end with the start and finish of each song…in fact, what you say on stage has a big impact on your image as an artist. Knowing how to use the small moments during the breaks between songs can break the wall that separates the performers from the audience, turning your set into a charismatic journey for your listeners.
One thing to remember is that when you’re on stage, all eyes (and ears) are on you and although many musicians tend to want to break away from the ‘rule’, your outfits are a part of your identity as a musician and first impressions are hard to change.
Alright people, let’s face it: at some point or the other, most of us have either cringed at something a musician has said on stage or have been cringed at ourselves. One thing is certain, when all eyes in the room are on you and you have the mic, it’s always handy to have a few pointers in your head just to be sure you don’t accidentally say something that later makes you go “Ooops!”.