The question of whether artists pay for an audio collaboration can vary depending on the specific circumstances, the nature of the collaboration, and the agreements made between the people involved. In general, unless there’s money being made, there shouldn’t be money changing hands. That said, here are a few scenarios to consider: Collaborations within a… Continue reading Do Artists Pay For Collaborations?
When reaching out to an artist for an audio collaboration, it’s important to approach them respectfully, clearly communicate your intentions, and highlight the potential benefits of working together. Here’s a step-by-step guide (we’re big fans of those!) on how to ask an artist for collaboration: Remember to be genuine, concise, and respectful in your communication.… Continue reading How Do I Ask An Artist For Collaboration?
Making music online with friends can be a fun and creative experience. There are several approaches to remote audio collaboration, however they all share some common elements. Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to make music online with friends—feel free to print this out and check off the boxes as your project progresses: Remember that… Continue reading How Do I Make Music Online With Friends?
Ahhh, the $1,000,000.00 question for modern musicians…while real-time remote audio collaboration for musicians has become more feasible with advancements in technology, there are still some challenges and limitations. Achieving real-time collaboration over the internet depends on several factors, including the quality of the internet connection, geographic distance between collaborators, and the specific tools or platforms… Continue reading Can Musicians Play Together Over The Internet?
Last blog, we looked at some terminology used in audio collaborations. This time, we’re going to look at some of the terms used while recording, and break them down for you. Processes Recording Common Effects These are just a few examples of recording terminologies. The world of audio recording and production is vast, and there… Continue reading Musical Collaboration Terms: Pt. 2
In any audio collaboration, there are several terms commonly used to refer to different aspects of the collaborative process. Here are some key terms you may encounter—but not all of them—and what they mean. It’s easier to communicate when everyone is on the same page and have a strong collaboration platform. Collaboration Types People Finances… Continue reading Musical Collaboration Terms: Pt. 1
Determining whether or not an audio collaboration is unexpected can be tricky. ‘Unexpected’ is such a subjective term, isn’t it? However, at Tonic Audio we like doing the unexpected, so we’re going to take a shot at it. Here are a few examples of relatively recent collaborations that could be unexpected: These are just a… Continue reading Unexpected Musical Collaborations
A good audio collaboration platform is a powerful tool, one that should help collaborators communicate, share files, and work together on projects more effectively. It should be easy to use, secure, and scalable. The best ones also offer a community where you can interact with other musicians directly and find like-minded people. Fortunately, Tonic Audio… Continue reading A Collaboration Platform
Audio collaboration is a wide topic, with many interconnected pieces, so we’re going to start breaking those pieces down for you. It’s easier to wrap your mind around things in “chunks,” so let’s begin with the basic question, “With whom do I collaborate, and what exactly do they do?” We’ll also explain the basic music… Continue reading Examples Of Musical Collaboration
In 2001, the band, The Postal Service, began working on what would become their debut album, working from opposite coasts of the United States. Unlike most songwriters, they didn’t follow the time-honored tradition of sitting together in a room, slaving away over notebooks full of scrawled lyrics and chord progressions. Instead, the members recognized the… Continue reading Audio Collaboration