Industry vet gives key tips based on experience for modern musicians from equipment to software.
- Author: Bobby Owsinski, musician, songwriter, arranger, producer, and engineer for commercials, television, movies, and recording artists
Covers equipment, hardware, software, sound principles, and more
Loads of advice from successful pros
How to play dynamically
How attacks and releases make your band tighter
Why playing faster creates less excitement
How to play at different volume levels yet maintain the same intensity
How to improve your stage presence
How to write better songs
How following the "3P's"
will make you a better singer
How to deal with a sore throat
How to build your set for maximum impact
The secrets to playing with backing tracks
Simple stage lighting tricks that make a big impression
The steps to resolving conflicts in the band
Why builds and turnarounds are so important
How to eliminate feedback the ways the pros do it
How to keep your band together
How to finally hear yourself onstage
The easiest way to get a great recording of your gigs and rehearsals
What a promoter or booker looks for when hiring a band
How to find the right volume level for the room
How to get the most out of every rehearsal
Studio tricks that the pros use to make great recordings
Platinum-record arranging tips that work every time
Everything you wanted to know about making a professional live video
Hal Leonard How to Make Your Band Sound Great (Book/DVD)
How to Make Your Band Sound Great from Hal Leonard explores every aspect of playing with other musicians. Author Bobby Owsinski has worked on projects with Elvis, Hendrix, Willie Nelson, Chicago, and more. Now he imparts some of his wisdom about the equipment, hardware, and software used in today's increasingly complex technological world. How to Make Your Band Sound Great also offers information on the principles of sound every musician needs to know to work at the level of a professional band.
The 60-minute DVD takes a typical band through all the actual steps to get them to sound great so you can see actually how it's done.
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- ISBN: 1423441907
Format Softcover with CD