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7 Best Portable PA Systems

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This article was written by Michael Keel, a sound engineer at Spine Studios Having a decent portable PA system can make or break your performance. That said, it’s important for budding musicians – both vocalists and instrumentalists – to understand that having the right portable PA system not only helps enhance a performance, but also does away with the need to totally rely on the sound equipment at the venue. Familiarity with the equipment is naturally a morale booster, and it enables musicians to handle any equipment failure with relative ease, more so if armed with adequate backup! Choosing the…

9 Best Studio Monitor Stands

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This blog post is written by Michael Keel, sound engineer at Spine Studios There are a number of things to consider when selecting a studio monitor stand. First of all, it needs to be sturdy and strong enough to hold a monitor. In some cases the monitor stand may need to be portable, which means that you will need to search for a studio monitor stand that is fairly light weight without compromising strength. Value for money is also an important consideration. It is also a good idea to select a stand that is adjustable, while some stands can be…


13 Best WordPress Themes for Bands & Musicians

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When it comes to starting a blog or website for your band, one of the hardest aspect can be finding a nice theme that fits your brand and visually sells your music. Here are 13 of the best WordPress themes for bands, musicians, DJs or people wanting a music themed blog/website. All of the themes are responsive and all very popular. Each has its own quality, feature or benefit that helps raise it above the competition. 1. Vellum – $60 (Preview)

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Hip Hop: Who are the highest earners & record holders?

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Ever wondered what happens behind the scenes of hip hop? Our friends at Audio Network have just released the following infographic titled ‘The World of Hip Hop’ to celebrate the launch of their new hip hop and R’n’B music collection. Without further ado, here it is!