Music

Bunbury Music Festival Delivers a Memorable Experience for 2018 Attendees

By Dan DiLoreto | June 11, 2018

Another Bunbury Music Festival is in the books and we’ve taken a week to digest the three days of performances we got to witness in Cincinnati. This is the seventh year for the Ohio music festival, with each year getting bigger than the last. The weather, which is usually a crapshoot in Ohio in late…

Who Will You See Live This Year?

By Dan DiLoreto | April 16, 2018

Every year there people from all genres performing for the people of the world. Some of the best concerts and festivals in history have been thrown the last few years, thanks to the way that the music industry is changing. Whilst it’s still all about the music, it is now becoming more about putting on…

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Cincinnati’s Bunbury Music Festival Offers Big Acts, Low Prices and Accessibility

By Dan DiLoreto | March 21, 2018

This morning, Lollapalooza made the anticipated lineup announcement that is always met with criticism. No one is ever happy when a lineup is announced. It’s a common theme when a music festival giant like Lollapalooza, or the like, spends months building anticipation leading up to the announcement, only to underwhelm their audience. And it’s not…

5 Quirky Instruments You Should Learn To Play This Year

By Dan DiLoreto | March 1, 2018

The only thing better than listening to music is making it yourself. Yes, playing an instrument is so rewarding, and so worth the time it takes to get the hang of it. My only minor issue is that loads of people seem to play the same instruments all the time. Speak to anyone that plays…

The Basics of the Musical Alphabet

By Dan DiLoreto | September 11, 2017

For musicians of all kind, the musical alphabet is what everything revolves around. So, whether you are just getting started in music or you have learnt your instrument using other methods, it helps to at least know the basics of what it is all about. This guide is here to give you an overview of…

Is Vinyl Really The Best Format?

By Dan DiLoreto | June 28, 2017

It’s one of those opinions that you will have heard said a million times, often without much to back it up. But is vinyl really the best format for playing and listening to music? It is certainly a popular one; since its inception, it has never really been out of vogue, and still today people…

Playing Music? It Beats Being Bored!

By Dan DiLoreto | June 8, 2017

If you’re a bit bored right now – right, right now – it might be clear that your life is lacking a little bit. That’s not to say that you’re boring or anything like that – not at all. We wouldn’t be so bold and rude! However, it might mean you need to do a…

Music Of The People: How To Build An Audience For Your Music

By Dan DiLoreto | May 17, 2017

There are some people for whom music is little more than a totally personal endeavor. They see it as something private and are happy to treat it like a hobby or a personal passion. Then there are those for whom music is so important that they want to build their lives around it. When that…

Take Advantage of These 4 Marketing Tips to Give Your Band More Exposure

By Dan DiLoreto | May 5, 2017

  Starting a band is one of the hardest things you can do, let alone trying to make it a global success. It takes a lot of guts, motivation, money and a big joint effort from everyone to have any chance of making a band work. If you feel each member of the band has…

Let’s Change The Record: You Can Succeed As An Independent Artist

By Dan DiLoreto | April 12, 2017

When big artists such as Radiohead become disenchanted by the corporate world of greedy business men in the music industry, it’s all too easy for them to cut the ties and progress onward without a label. When you’ve already achieved a huge fan base, of course you can still achieve success when independently releasing future…

The Changing Face Of The Music Industry

By Dan DiLoreto | April 6, 2017

The music industry has always been more or less recession-proof, despite how fickle success in it can be. While some things never change, the rise of various technologies has caused a few significant shifts in this business. Today, getting your music produced and heard by the right people is easier than ever, and labels don’t…

It’s Time To Finally Set Up That Garage Band

By Dan DiLoreto | March 25, 2017

All great musicians have to start somewhere, and the truth is there are probably quite a few people desperate to try and get their dream band together. Some people get started with this dream in high school, others in college and many more finally get cracking as they approach the sprite age of fifty. There’s…

Chance The Rapper, The Killers Sit Atop 2017 Lollapalooza Lineup

By Dan DiLoreto | March 22, 2017

While Bonnaroo might still be in the lead in terms of festival season lineups, Lollapalooza is making a strong bid for a close second place. Released Tuesday morning, their 2017 lineup reads strong from top to bottom. Lollapalooza is sticking with the 4-day festival after moving from three days to four for their 25th anniversary in…

Accept No Labels: Artists The Music Industry Will Never Own

By Dan DiLoreto | March 7, 2017

Most people think they have to apply for a talent show like America’s Got Talent these days to make it in the music industry. While it’s easier to do that in most instances, it’s not the only strategy you could follow. For example, there are lots of modern artists who operate independently. So, you could…

A Musical Note On Gettng Seen, Getting Heard And Getting Picked Up

By Dan DiLoreto | January 20, 2017

The music industry seems to be getting bigger than ever. Nowadays, the advent of the online world makes it easier to find new ways to enter the music world. However, that doesn’t mean that it takes any less effort. In fact, it can muddle where that effort is supposed to go. So, let’s bring it…