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Beck, Patti Smith, More Perform With The Heartbreakers : Watch

Beck, Patti Smith, Stephen Stills, and more joined the Heartbreakers for the Light Up the Blues benefit concert in L.A. last night. It marked the first time Mike Campbell, Benmont Tench, and Steve Ferrone had played together since Tom Petty’s unexpected death in October. Among other moments, they …

How To Claim Your Artist and Label Pages On Spotify, iTunes, Google, Shazam, Deezer and More

<b>[Editors Note: Some of the links below are specific to users of Symphonic distribution, but other details and the importance of claiming your artist</b> …

macOS High Sierra is well worth the upgrade

MacOS High Sierra was never meant to be truly transformative. As we covered in our preview of Apple's new desktop OS, it's mostly focused on refining its predecessor, last year's Sierra. At the same time, it also lays the groundwork for bigger changes down the line. Since there's not much you'll …

Virtual Reality

Why Everyone Is Switching to This Award-Winning VPN

As we have seen recently with Washington's efforts to track our online activities, you can never be too careful with your Internet privacy. Add in …

Privacy

7 Tips for Mixing Live Recordings

More often than not, both upwards and downwards expansion are more suitable in these contexts. The former process allows the instrument to pop out of …

Plugin Alliance - Bob Horn Black Box HG-2 Demo

Bob Horn demonstrates the flexibility of the HG-2 and how it can add more punch & energy to instruments ranging from a bass guitar to conga drums.

SEO Checklist For Musicians

_______________________________________<p>In this recent post to MusicThinkTank, <b>Wes Walls</b> offers up a complete checklist for bands and musicians looking …

71 Free EQ Hacks to Create Awesome Sounding Mixes

The 3 Primary Functions of Any EQ Processor<p>Before you start your free EQ course and get my 71 tips on better EQ'ing, I want to make sure you are on …

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5 Mistakes To Avoid For Stereo Image Processing When Mixing

When we’re mixing it’s easy to focus so much on level, EQ, compression, reverb, and delay fx that we forget that another key element of the mix is …

How To Get Music On Spotify’s Playlists

<i>Guest post by Lucie Watson of Platoon</i><p>If you’re working in the music industry as an artist, manager, label, distributor or any other field you’ve …

Playlist

Best Promotional #Instagram #Hashtags For Artists And Bands

<i>Guest Post by Bobby Owsinski on Music 3.0</i><p>According to <b>Nielsen Research,</b> if you want want to reach music lovers, <b>Instagram</b> is one of the best platforms …

The Motherboard Guide to VPNs

What should you use to hide your internet browsing?<p>Soon, your internet provider will be able to sell your personal information, such as what websites you browse or what apps you use to the highest bidder, thanks to a new measure approved by Senate Republicans on Thursday. In other words, what you …

Privacy

Spinal Tap, Rob Reiner Reunite to File $400 Million This Is Spinal Tap Lawsuit

The creators of <i>This Is Spinal Tap</i> are suing the French media company Vivendi SA for $400 million over fraud, accounting misappropriation, and breach of contract. The complaint was filed in October by Harry Shearer, and now, Rob Reiner, Christopher Guest, and Michael McKean have joined the lawsuit. …

New Yorkers Freaked Out By 'Insanely Loud' 'Deafening Roar' From UES Con Ed Plant

On Tuesday night Upper East Side residents and residents of other neighborhoods were alarmed by a rumbling roar, similar to airplanes flying close to …

Pinterest Is Becoming A Go To Social Network For Music Fans

To pin a video on Pinterest, users just click the Pin It button on sites like YouTube and Vimeo. The result has been many thousands of music fans …

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Obamacare's Barbed Hook

Philip Klein has an important piece on the politics of Obamacare repeal in <i>The Washington Examiner</i>. It’s dressed up with a lot of digs at the law and …

Making the Most of Multiband Compression: A Primer on the Safe Use of a Secret Weapon

Some fairly extreme settings on the Pro-MB multiband compressor from FabFilterFor many engineers, multiband compressors are daunting tools that are …

SM57 Mod: Modifying the Shure SM57 Microphone

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The Proper Dining Etiquette for Enjoying a Bowl of Ramen

Ramen is one of the best meals for warming up in cold weather, but it can be an intimidating dish if you’ve who’ve only tried the dried stuff in a …

Food

How to Turn Down Our “What If” Brain

Last year I wrote an article called ‘How To Teach Your Kids About The Brain’ that I hoped a few of my friends might see… to date, it’s actually been …