Musician’s Resources

Steal These Strategies That Top PR Firms Use to Get Press for Your Band

When promoting a record, there are a couple of different philosophies about the most effective way to get your music heard. One, the carpet-bomb method, involves sending a press release, download, or digital stream to every contact in your press list arsenal. The other – and in my experience, more effective way – is to curate a […]Read More »

How To Leverage Free Music Sites to Increase Fan Engagement

Free music online can either spread like wildfire or sink like a stone. It largely depends on the work put into promotional efforts. Many bands post their album for free and think “I’m done! Our album is free and available, and who wouldn’t want a free album?” Well, first of all… those who don’t know […]Read More »

VINYL OF THE MONTH: Taang! Records Vinyl Box Set (The First 10 Singles)

Various Artists Taang! Records The First 10 Singles Boston, MA (Taang! Records) “Seminal ’80s Boston punk label re-issues nuggets for Record Store Day” If you were a punk or college rock fan in Boston during the heyday of the city’s alternative scene, you likely made places like The Channel or the Rat your home away […]Read More »

The August Issue Has Arrived!

The new August issue is here! Join us as we talk with soul powerhouse and new Burger Records artist Curtis Harding. Also inside: interviews with Vintage Trouble, The Both (Ted Leo & Aimee Mann), Ships Have Sailed and tons of career tips and advice. Can’t find a print copy? No problem. Flip through the interactive […]Read More »

PreSonus Notion 5 Delivers Many New Tools and Enhancements

PreSonus® is shipping Notion™ 5, a major upgrade to its popular notation software. This new version makes it easier than ever to write your ideas quickly and includes a new video window, new effects from PreSonus Studio One®, an enhanced chord library, a custom rules editor, and many notation and publishing improvements. Notion is the only notation […]Read More »

PreSonus Delivers Complete Mobile Recording Solutions for Mac, Windows, and iPad

PreSonus is excited to announce the USB 2.0 bus-powered AudioBox™ iOne audio interface and AudioBox iTwo audio/MIDI interface for Mac®, Windows®, and Apple iPad®. These next-generation mobile interfaces include PreSonus’ easy-to-use Studio One® Artist DAW for Mac and Windows, new Capture™ Duo recording software for iPad, and a Nimbit® Free account for online direct-to-fan distribution […]Read More »

Be a Part of Performer's Special "Builders & Hackers" Issue!

ATTENTION BUILDERS, HACKERS and DIY GEAR TWEAKERS!  We want to feature YOUR CREATIONS! That’s right, Performer is planning another special issue celebrating the craft of gear building, instrument making, custom mods and the DIY home-brew culture. Here are the details for submitting, since we’re looking for TWO types of content. 1. A gallery of custom […]Read More »

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