The Soldier of Fortune

We all hear over and over how important speed is. Well, you might be surprised at the kind of speed that’s important to the professional studio guitarist. Chris gives plenty of great advice for those of you aspiring to the life of a professional studio musician.

Indie Music in Indie Films

With the growth of the independent film world comes the increasing need for independent music to fill the soundtrack. If you have your band’s music on a CD or CDR, you are on your own label or no label and you do not have a publishing deal, then you’re an ideal candidate for the indie film world.

The Business End of the Music Industry

Here’s an inspiring tale from an inspiring person. In her first article for us, Sonata Jones tells us how she went about starting up her own record label and then producing her own CD.

Playing For Life

Professional musicians will one day need to satisfy both financial and artistic needs. Chris Juergensen, the Director of Education at the Tokyo School of Music, shares all sorts of advice gleaned from his years as a studio musician and guitar teacher.

The “Live” Technique

Until fairly recently, many bands recorded their first albums and demos live in the studio. Using this technique today is a great way for a band on a budget to make a recording in a professional studio. This article takes us through a very busy weekend of recording.