I’m sure you don’t need any help…but in case you’re stuck, we’ve compiled the best advice for expressing yourself in lyrical form.
You don’t have to be a pro to give good music feedback, but it does require some thought. There are forums after forums centered on giving and receiving others’ thoughts on your music. Yet, a high-quality review is hard to find! With so many musicians these days, this is a problem that has to be… Continue reading The recipe for quality music feedback
We checked in with music pros about how they keep their creativity flowing in their home space, and we’re sharing it with you. If your studio is your bedroom, it takes a minute to get in the mood to make music. Whether the issue is fussing over the way your desk (or desktop) is organized,… Continue reading How the music pros work from home
We’ve been working hard on our app, Tonic, and we’re excited to share it with you.
You’re your own worst critic. We’ve got the tips to help you change that. Ya know, nothing’s ever perfect. We can’t all be Mozart. There are many reasons to make music. It gives you the chance to express freely, your creativity unleashed, without any of the worries of life nagging at you. It’s a type… Continue reading Why is it so hard to like your own music?
5 reasons why you’re not getting the feedback you want on your music, and tips to change that.
There’s ancient wisdom in music. Can that knowledge carry us onward? Everyone has experienced the healing powers of music. I find myself coming back to the solo work of Big Thief’s frontperson, Adrianne Lenker, whenever I’m feeling soft. There are breakup playlists, protest playlists, best friend playlists, sexy playlists, you name it. Music will always… Continue reading Healing sounds of the future
From the roots of music in North America to “Old Town Road,” collaboration has always been central to the people’s music.
Iain Watson is a spoken-word artist, beatmaker, MC, producer, and teacher based in Reno, NV. We spoke to Iain about all the intersections of his artistry, which lead to a thoughtful conversation that discusses how Iain uses his different music interests to defeat creative blocks, and how everyone’s growth as a creator is different (including… Continue reading Behind the Music: Iain Watson
Mia Leblon is a singer-songwriter from Chicago, Illinois. We interviewed this highly talented writer, performer, and advocate for others in the music industry about her process and her passion for music. We love the way music flows through her: she contains an “irrepressible enthusiasm, a genuine belief in the healing power the music–not just hers,… Continue reading Behind the Music: Mia LeBlon