How to write a hit – 10 top songwriting tips from famous musicians

Even if you’ve written one hundred songs before, sitting down to write a song can be one of the hardest things to do as a musician. Whether it be finding inspiration, finding the right key,…

Creative ways to make the most of your samples

Samples give new life to your mixes, you can transform samples into completely new sounds and use them like their own instrument. Here’s some inspiration for getting more out of your sampling. Each section has…

Tips for artists in interviews from a top Billboard journalist

The more ears start opening up to your music the more attention you’ll get and eventually that catches the attention of journos – here’s some expert advice on handling interviews. Spotify have conducted a meta-interview…

3 top tips to becoming a pro when learning your instrument

It’s a long road to becoming a master of your instrument but the journey is worth it. Here’s some tips on getting there faster. Whether you’re picking up an instrument for the first time or…

Spotify give their tips for artists getting heard in a new video series

Spotify have released a new video series guiding artists on how to get their music out there to the world and heard on Spotify. The Game Plan is Spotify’s guide to getting the most out…

How to make your SoundCloud tracks reach as many people as possible

Just releasing your music isn’t always enough to be heard. There are things you can do online to make sure you’re reaching as many people as possible. SoundCloud have some invaluable advice for making sure…

How can I easily grow my SoundCloud followers and plays?

Getting people to listen to your music and turning them into long-time fans can be the hardest part of building your music career. SoundCloud have some tips for you. Use your bio to get the…

Independent artists give tips on booking your own tour, and surviving it

These days making it as an independent artist is totally achievable but that doesn’t mean it’s always easy – here are some tips for going on tour from artists who’ve done it themselves. Going on…

Celebrate everything guitar this Friday for the 1st World Guitar Day

This Friday, 6th October 2017, will mark the very first World Guitar Day, an online celebration of everything guitar and guitar related. World Guitar Day will debut with a host of exclusive interviews, live Q&A’s,…

Become an Ableton master with thousands of lessons from Mr. Bill

Mr. Bill, producer extraordinaire, is here to show you how to create amazing songs on Ableton with just your mouse, keyboard and Ableton Live. You may know Mr. Bill from his extensive discography covering a…