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Touring On a Budget: Screen Printing Your Own Shirts

Screen Printing Your Own Shirts – A Reality Check If your band is planning on screen printing your own shirts, I’d recommend first and foremost that someone in the band actually know how to screen print. It’s a lot of fun to learn, and even more fun to get a... View Article

Touring On a Budget: Can You Afford to Go on Tour?

Planning a tour? Consider this. When your band is trying to go on tour there can be a lot of things standing in the way, but the two biggest obstacles to overcome are money and time (which are often intertwined). For a small to mid-level independent band it costs a... View Article

Touring On a Budget: Mini-Tours

The Way of The Weekend Warrior If you’re not sure whether or not you can afford to go on tour, it’s safe to say you probably can’t. Which sucks- because being out on the road for weeks or months at a time is what most bands dream of. Before you... View Article

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Getting Your First Gig

You’ve been jamming with your band for a while, and you’re ready to step out and show people what you’ve been working on. Awesome! It takes some guts to get in front of people and put your art on the line, more power to you for taking the first step... View Article

Should I Use a Floating Tremolo?

Floating Tremolo – To float or not to float, that is the question. At the end of the day this decision really comes down to the following : Do you want to be able to do dive bombs and raise notes to ear piercing levels? If the answer to that... View Article

Do Guitar Strings Matter?

The search for the perfect tone is never ending, and there are so many variables that define what your guitar ends up sounding like. The wood the guitar is made from, the pickups you are using, the gauge of your strings, and so many other things (not touching pedals here,... View Article


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