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MusicThinkTank Weekly Recap: Instagram Influencers


6 Mistake Beginner Guitarists Often Make (& How To Avoid Them)

As a beginner guitarist, you probably don’t know all the ins and outs of playing the guitar.

Mistakes will be made. That’s not a problem.

Where it becomes a problem is when you don’t learn from your mistakes and figure out what to do instead.

So, here are six mistakes beginner guitarist often make and how to avoid them.

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Safe Ways To Sustain Energy While On Tour

When you’re getting paid to travel the country (or the world!) to play music, you might think the “rockstar” lifestyle is the way to go. But even the most successful professional musicians are quick to say how important it is to stay healthy on tour. Ultimately, performing every night is the easy part. Getting enough rest, sustaining your energy, and staying healthy while you’re cramped inside a tour bus on long drives is harder. 

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What Is A Trademark And What Are Trademark Rights?

A trademark is a name, slogan or logo which identifies someone’s goods or services and indicates source or quality. The purpose of a trademark is to identify and distinguish one person’s products or services from those of another. A trademark functions as a symbol of quality and goodwill. Trademark rights accrue to the owner of a mark based on the “use” of a mark and these rights vest in the first user of a mark when the mark is used in connection with the trademark owner’s goods or services. In other words, you own rights in your trademark from the moment you start using it to identify your products or services  These rights are applicable in the music business to the names used by rock groups, DJs, and rappers as well as by management, production and record companies.

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MusicThinkTank Weekly Recap: Engage The Brain


How Does Music Engage The Brain And Evoke Feelings Of Nostalgia Amongst Listeners? 

Humans are surrounded by music. It is undeniable that it affects people’s moods and emotions. But even more than that, it has the power to transport listeners to a very particular date, time or event. The songs we listen to and love become woven into a neural tapestry reminiscing seasons, people and locations. I will attempt to discover exactly how music engages broad neural networks in the brain and how it can be used in neuro-therapy to help brain injured patients recall personal memories. 

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4 Ways To Create Atmospheric Lighting For Your Live Shows

When it comes to live shows, the lighting is big part of the crowd’s enjoyment. It can really make a difference in how they are able to get the full experience of your show. So don’t make the mistake of having sub-par lighting that doesn’t represent your performance in the best way. Use these four tips to create the best atmospheric lighting possible

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Tips For Musicians Who Want To Stay Healthy On The Road

For many musicians, the ability to go on tour is the dream. It means seeing and sharing your music with the world. It represents a level of commitment to success and adventure that can lead to stardom. 

Unfortunately, touring also means spending incredibly long hours cramped into a small space with a handful of other people. It can lead to a caged-up feeling that drives some artists crazy and saps their creative potential. Further, it can lead to quite a bit of potential illness, which can have a serious impact on your ability to perform well. 

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10 Ultimate Quotes From The World's Best Musicians

Have you never noticed that hearing a particular song can provide you with a different form of energy? Or maybe it makes you remember something that connects you with a song? Yes, music is an extraordinary element which can drastically change your mood or can even raise the standard of a situation i.e a romantic music can help a couple bring out the inner emotion or a trance or EDM can make a person dance in a party. Music has power and helps people improve their mood. But who is the real reason behind the music theory? The people who compose music or a singer who sings a beautiful song.

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10 Songs, 10 Languages: Because Music Knows No Language Barrier

Do you know that feeling when you suddenly hear a brand new song in a totally unknown language, but you just can’t resist its adorable melody and keep humming it for days? We bet you do because it happens to everyone!

 “It’s a phenomenon that clearly proves the power of music and the impact it has on people all over the globe. A lot of psychologists and linguists actually believe that music represents a universal language that you can use to “communicate across cultural and linguistic boundaries in ways that you can’t with ordinary languages like English or French,” says Maria Nodes, the content writer in essayshark review and the content consultant in UK assignment help and essayroo review, who has a passion for music and sometimes helps with the content creation for best essay writing services and australian writings review.

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Making The Music Industry Safer For Women

It’s no secret that the music industry as a whole is largely dominated by men, which has led to problems for female artists looking to break out. In general, women comprise about 32% of the entire industry, from producers and distributors to artists and beyond. Because the music industry is essentially a man’s world, widespread systematic issues exist such as sexual assault, discrimination, and objectification.

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MusicThinkTank Weekly Recap: Working In Surround Sound & Much More


How Working In Surround Sound Affected My Stereo Mixes

Guest post by Stephen Bartlett. This article originally appeared on Soundfly’s Flypaper

We all know the saying: “A picture is worth a thousand words.”

For me, when I’m mixing a track or an album, I feel like I’m painting a three-dimensional picture. Using panning, frequency sculpting, and volume adjustments as my tools, I’m creating something that will transport the listener somewhere else in space and time (which is why I love music so much). So surely, this three-dimensional, transformative picture is worth like ten thousand words!

Of all the memorable lessons I’ve been taught over the last 15 years, I think learning to mix in surround sound has helped me paint that picture as vividly as possible, each and every time. Here’s why.

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Electric Guitar: Buyers Guide

If you are looking to buy a suitable Electric guitar, you may suffer from difficulty. This article might help you to get a desirable Electric guitar as well as making a decision. Also, this guide will give you some hint about the best electric guitar for beginners.

Here are some tips on buying guide for electric guitars for a newbie.

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