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Attracting A Promoter

August 31, 2010

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There are a lot of bands and truly, a limited number of promoters actually booking the Hollywood scene.

Communication On Stage – Getting The Best Live Sound Part III

August 31, 2010

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In the previous installments of this series, we talked about befriending the sound guy and showing up prepared for the gig. In this article, I want to talk about communication at that gig. It’s extremely important!

Have Good Gear And A Good Plan – Getting The Best Live Sound Part II

August 31, 2010

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As I discussed in part one of the “Getting The Best Live Sound” Series, the sound guy is your best friend, but the guy isn’t a magician. He can only do so much. Ever heard the term – We did the best we could with what we had to work with? This is no truer […]

The Soundman Is Your Friend – Getting The Best Live Sound Part I

August 31, 2010

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As you are ready to hit the stage, there are a few things you’ve got to remember about how the audience hears you. The guy behind the soundboard is the biggest audio connection you will have with the club goers. He needs to be your best friend in the whole world!

Ignore The Man Behind The Curtain – It’s A Shocking Reality

August 30, 2010

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It’s reminiscent of one of those great lines in the Wizard of Oz, where the Great and Powerful Oz is looming overhead, but the reality is a little dude behind a curtain with a lot of great stage effects, flashing lights and voice enhancers.

Promises Promises

August 30, 2010

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While considering your PR options; options you will most likely pay for, you need to understand that no one can guarantee you CD sales!

Buying And Selling Instruments On Craigslist

August 29, 2010

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Hello and thank you for choosing Billy’s World Airlines.  Please remain seated with your safety belt fastened and your tray tables in their upright position.  We are now ready for take off. Welcome to my first blog here at Guitar Video Channel.  As I’m sitting here thinking about what to write, I find myself sidetracked […]