Taylor Sound Blog

No Second Chance for a First Impression

Posted by Perry Bowers on Oct 18, 2017 9:32:59 AM

Make the most of the opportunity to make a great first impression.

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Topics: Insider

Extend The Life of Your Kick Drum Head

Posted by Perry Bowers on Oct 17, 2017 9:16:23 AM

Use a falam patch or an impact patch to extend the tone and life of your kick drum head.

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Topics: Studio Recording Tips

How a New Band With No Fanbase Can Start Building Local Buzz

Posted by Sonic Bids on Oct 16, 2017 1:00:00 PM

Every band has to start somewhere. Many groups playing the world’s largest stages today started in small clubs in and around their hometowns.

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Topics: Local Music

13 merch table basics for bands: if you’re not doing #5, you’re missing out on sales

Posted by CD Baby on Oct 15, 2017 1:00:00 PM

There are many articles out there telling indie musicians about all the cool ways they can make money in today’s music industry.

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Topics: Local Music

5 Things Singers Should Do Before a Gig

Posted by Tuts Plus on Oct 14, 2017 1:00:00 PM

Before any singing gig, whether it is an audition or a performance at a venue, there are some things you should do and some things you should avoid to make sure you put forth a stellar performance.

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Topics: Local Music

Keep Your Voice Hydrated

Posted by Perry Bowers on Oct 13, 2017 1:00:00 PM

Drink water and hydrating liquids throughout the day of a gig or important rehearsal.

 

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Topics: Studio Recording Tips

Why Musicians need an iPad … and the best music apps to get!

Posted by Perry Bowers on Oct 12, 2017 4:07:50 PM

Why Musicians need an iPad … and the best music apps to get!

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Topics: Studio Recording Tips

Put a Microphone in Another Room

Posted by Perry Bowers on Oct 11, 2017 9:27:11 AM

Want to spice up your recording? Try to put another microphone in another room while your recording drums, guitars or vocals. Mix it in for a different texture.

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Topics: Local Music

How To Release A Record

Posted by How to Release a Record on Oct 10, 2017 9:34:00 AM

If you're trying to get your music out without spending anything, do your best to "master" the tracks yourself, set up your free Paypal and Bandcamp accounts, upload your album to Bandcamp and voilà! - you've officially released your music digitally.

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Topics: Insider

Record at Taylor Sound!

Posted by Perry Bowers on Oct 9, 2017 9:27:59 AM

Here's a little tour of the recording studio. Perry highlights some of studio's fine gear, including drum sets, guitars, amps, pre-amps and more.

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Topics: Studio Recording Tips