An Introduction to Finding Microphones

When it comes to the must-have equipment independent artists have, one of the most important and difficult decisions is buying microphones. There are so many different types of microphones and so many different options that often times people end up buying the wrong microphone for the wrong occasion. In this blog post, I’d like to shed some light on this decision to help you guide you towards the right direction. Full disclosure: it is important that you test out the microphone you like before you buy it, to make sure you like the results.  

Net Neutrality and Independent Artists

There have been a lot of discussions lately about the latest repeal of the Net Neutrality Law in the U.S., which has been in effect since 2015. The biggest win for independent artists with net neutrality is that there are no barriers of entry to the marketplace. If the latest changes to the law go into full effect, there are major potential dangers for independent artists.

DIY Touring (Part 3)

For the past two weeks, I have been writing about my first European Tour featuring concerts and masterclasses I did in Italy, Austria, Portugal and Spain. I organized this tour completely by myself and have written about the what, where, when, why and how of DIY Touring. Feel free to read through the two posts here and here.

This week I’d like to explain the realization of this tour: What happened and how did the tour go? What were some surprises? What were the best parts and worst parts? If I would do it again, would I change anything?

DIY Touring (Part 2)

Last week I started writing about organizing a DIY Tour and have answered questions such as what, why, where and when about touring. If you would like to start reading that one, you can check it out here. In this week’s post, I would like to get in the details about the big question: How?