Vocal Duo Films A New Music Video Every Day For 100 Days During Quarantine

2020 has hit the entertainment world hard. With the Covid-19 pandemic affecting everyone on the planet, people have been mostly relegated to staying home since mid-March. This "new normal" has especially burdened musicians—who found themselves without any open venues to perform shows.While some musicians have been able to secure socially distant gigs, most have had... Read more

Facebook Clears Up Confusion Around October Update and Music Guidelines for Live Streaming

During the last week or so, musicians all over the internet have been in a panic when news got around that Facebook's music guidelines were changing on October 1st, and nobody would be allowed to live stream their shows or post music videos without risking their videos being removed or their accounts being deleted.. Thankfully,... Read more

Dark Times For Musicians As Facebook’s Newest Music Guidelines Clamp Down on Videos and Live Streams

Oh...hey, 2020. You're still here? Seems like you've been hanging around for years. We should have known that starting January off with the death of one of the greatest rock drummers to ever sit behind a kit—Rush's "Professor" Neil Peart—that we were in for a rough ride. But nobody ever expected the struggles that would... Read more

Video of the Week: “What’s Going On” Marvin Gaye Cover by Emily Elbert – 06/01/20

We're all experiencing a tumultuous time in history where every day seems to bring more turmoil and chaos to our everyday lives. With the coronavirus having introduced us to a new way of day-to-day living, and the recent civil unrest due to unnecessary violence, people all over the globe are faced with new challenges.We try... Read more

What’s Next For Gigging Musicians?

Sirens wailed and lights flashed as a string of seven or eight police cars paraded slowly up Bourbon Street. I couldn't hear what the cops were informing the Saturday night revelers due to the fact that my band was on stage blasting through a song. But this was unusual. The only time the authorities create... Read more

Live Streaming Made Easy: A Musician’s Guide to Facebook Live

With the sudden and tragic outbreak of the coronavirus in March of 2020, many musicians all over the world found themselves without a gig. Shows were cancelled abruptly, tours were suspended, weddings postponed, and the music world was turned upside-down overnight.Relegated to performing from their homes, musicians quickly turned to the internet to find a... Read more

Eager Woman Wants to Request Song But Can’t Remember Title or Artist

"Y'know it's that song? By that guy? I know you guys know it!"Ashley was normally pretty reserved, but she had several cosmos in her and was feeling brazen. "I'm gonna go request a song!" she informed the rest of the bachelorette party. "Oooo oooo," blurted the bride-to-be's trashy cousin Melissa. "Make 'em play that song... Read more