Audio Engineering Work Study Open at Banff Centre

The Banff Centre has opened applications for their Audio Engineering Work Study Program. Our own Reuben Ghose is an alumni of the program and we don’t have enough good things to say about Banff. As per the Banff Centre site:

This […]

By | November 26th, 2013|Tips & Tricks|0 Comments

4 Takeaway Tips on Music Marketing from Music Ontario’s Workshop

The final panel of Music Ontario’s three-part workshop series was held last night, this one focusing on music marketing and branding.

Panelists for the discussion included:

Bobby Kimberley – Young Lions Music Club
Erin Kinghorn – eEK! Productions
Maureen Spillane – Maple […]

By | May 9th, 2013|Tips & Tricks|0 Comments

4 Reasons Why Your Band Still Needs a Website

(Photo: Marcie Casa via Flickr)

Band websites are like the life-long friend you’ve grown up with. You’re comfortable and familiar with them. Now and then a new and exciting friend comes along that steals your attention and makes your old friend […]

By | April 23rd, 2013|Tips & Tricks|0 Comments

YouTube Releases Guide For Musicians

YouTube has a released a guide to help musicians optimize their videos and channels to grow their fan base. The ‘Playbook Guide’ offers tips on everything from release strategies, upload frequencies, and tactics for better engagement with fans. If you’re […]

By | April 17th, 2013|Tips & Tricks|0 Comments

Trans Artists a Great Resource for Artist-In-Residence Programs

My daily internet wanderings brought me to the website of an interesting Netherlands-based organization called Trans Artists. Their focus is “cultural mobility” for artists, and essentially offer a resource with information about artist-in-residence programs around the world.

I was […]

By | April 12th, 2013|Tips & Tricks|0 Comments

Music Ontario Announces Music Development Workshops

Music Ontario has announced their first round of professional development workshops, geared towards helping artists’ grow their careers in the music industry. The first three workshops will be held on April 24th, May 1st and May 8th at […]

By | April 10th, 2013|Tips & Tricks|0 Comments

4 Tips to Avoid Nasty In-Studio Band Arguments

The studio can be a unique environment as far as emotions are concerned. Sessions tend to run the gamut from fun and light-hearted to tense and taxing, often hitting the full spectrum in one day.

Arguments are inevitable (we are human […]

By | April 8th, 2013|Tips & Tricks|0 Comments

Party Time! 4 Tips For Throwing an Album Release Party

(photo c/o Kevin Dooley via Flickr)

Writing, producing, rehearsing, recording, mixing, mastering, and pressing an album takes a lot of work. Hard work.

Once you’ve picked yourself up off the studio floor, wiped away the blood and tears, and walked out into […]

By | April 3rd, 2013|Tips & Tricks|1 Comment

Now What? 4 Things To Do Once Your Album Is Mastered

We’re in a unique position as a mastering studio in that we’re the last stage of the album production process. Artists have often spent months working hard on their projects, and it’s great to be able to share the excitement, […]

By | March 21st, 2013|Tips & Tricks|0 Comments

When Is The Best Time of Year To Release An Album?

When Is The Best Time of Year To Release An Album?

Photo by Steve Snodgrass

Earlier […]

By | February 21st, 2013|Tips & Tricks|0 Comments