Promote Your Music For Free on Drooble

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Do you want free promotion for your music? Do you want to join a free and awesome community of musicians worldwide and for free? Post your songs there, your videos,.. chat, collaborate? Join Drooble! At Drooble they believe that music has the power to change the world for good. So their mission is to provide  … Read more

Home Recording Studio Tour – My Budget Home Studio

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The recordings for the Solid Rock Blues Band, The Barking Aunts, Mirjam Tamara and some other demo’s for other bands and vocalists were al made using my computer as a ‘DAW’, a Digital Audio Workstation. For many years I’ve recorded in the livingroom. But since 2015 I’m having my own small home studio. In this  … Read more

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How to get plays on BandCamp (for free)

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Bandcamp is a wonderful platform to get your music heard and distributed for a very decent, small, fee. They take 10% of your sales – no upfront payment, no membership. It’s the best deal you can get if you ask me. But how to get noticed on BandCamp? I’ve had some serious issue with that,  … Read more

Down for the Count – Album PRE RELEASE on SoundCloud & BandCamp

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Today we’ve pre-released the new album “Down for the Count” on SoundCloud. The album includes songs that were made available for some time and new tracks. It also includes the #1 single “Miserable” (over 2,000 plays on SoundCloud alone). On the album there are several cover songs as well as original songs. It will be  … Read more

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Multitrack Recording Behringer U-Phoria UMC404HD

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The Behringer U-Phoria UMC404HD is a 4 in/4 out audio interface allowing you to record up to 4 intstruments or vocals at the same time. The 4 inputs all have 48v Phantom power and are equipped with fantastic “dead silent” Midas pre-amps. It’s a step up from the cheapest models with Xenyx pre-amps. This makes it  … Read more

DIY Guitar Upgrade: stratocaster mini humbucker (from China)

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Upgrading your guitar, especially a stratocaster, telecaster or les paul model, isn’t too difficult. You can buy complete kits for it, or just put in some new pickups yourself. A few years ago I build a stratocaster from material left over from other guitar kits. I “painted” it by mixing ink and water and rub  … Read more

Cheap Home Studio? FREE Studio Software! Magix Samplitude Pro for Windows

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An easy to use and (more-or-less) free DAW is Magix Samplitude Pro for Windows. It comes with several hardware units like Miditiech’s Audiolink III. It’s an “OEM” product, but you can also download it from the website of manufacturer. DIY Recording at home doesn’t have to cost much. Of course there’s the Linux solution, as we  … Read more

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Recording with Ardour Studio and Digitech Trio Band Creator

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A video about how I record songs in the studio using Ardour Studio software and Digitech Band Creator. I do not always use Band Creator, but in this case I did. ► UPDATE – there’s a new section with video’s about recording available on this page. Many have wondered how to record with Band Creator in  … Read more

Sing me a Song (free download)

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Today I’ve recorded “Sing Me A Song”, a free song available on SoundCloud (and Audiomack also soon) in my studio. It’s less than two minutes(!) and the full lyrics are included at soundcloud. I’ve posted a short demo of it before. Including a video. The song was recorded using Ardour Studio (here’s a video about  … Read more