How to Make Money on Spotify, SoundCloud, and Apple Music
Learn how to make money from music in the world of streaming on services like SoundCloud, Spotify, Apple Music, and beyond.
Exploring the Songwriting Techniques of Tom Petty
It’s been a little over a year since Tom Petty’s passing, and to celebrate his work, we’re revisiting patented Petty songwriting techniques.
Recording Backing Vocals to Bring Your Chorus to Life
Find your voice with these simple chorus-enlivening techniques for recording backing vocals with Spire Studio.
4 Ways You Waste Time When You Practice Music
It’s hard enough to make time to practice. Here are four ways that musicians waste time when they practice, and what you can do to combat these distractions and negative tendencies.
Part 3: Time Signatures Explained, Writing Songs in 12/8
In Part 3 of our “Time Signatures Explained” series, learn everything you wanted to know about writing songs in a 12/8 time signature, who has done it, and how it can help you write amazing songs.
The State of the Demo Tape Today
Traditionally, demo tapes were used as a reference for producers and labels to hear a rough version of a song to see if it had potential. Let's revisit the demo tape and see how its role has changed.
Acoustic Guitar Maintenance: 5 Healthy Habits
We owe a lot to the acoustic guitar and all of its versatility, but like any instrument, it deteriorates over time. Learn five ways you can take better care of your guitar with these essential guitar maintenance tips.
Time Signatures Explained Part 2, Writing Songs in 3/4 and 6/8
In Time Signatures Explained, Part 2, you’ll learn what 3/4 time is, how to recognize it, who has used it in their songs, and how you can use it in your own tunes.
How to Play Harmonica: 4 Techniques Use on to Songs
Add an extra sonic dimension to recordings with these simple yet effective tips for how to play harmonica.