Create an account

Pony Music


Latest Forum Posts

Last 15 Forum Messages

FS - Diezel Herbert
Last post by kdmay on Dec 14, 2017 at 20:25:12

Party Band - Covers (Punk/Rock) Late 90's, Early 00's - N/NE
Last post by NoTreble on Dec 14, 2017 at 18:21:30

Party Band - Covers (Punk/Rock) Late 90's, Early 00's - N/NE
Last post by NoTreble on Dec 14, 2017 at 18:21:05

Party Band - Covers (Punk/Rock) Late 90's, Early 00's - N/NE
Last post by NoTreble on Dec 14, 2017 at 18:20:44

Not your common drummer ...
Last post by mojo on Dec 14, 2017 at 13:30:58

F/T 2016 USA Schecter Custom Shop CET
Last post by Keats on Dec 14, 2017 at 13:14:31

carols piano player available
Last post by 5ways on Dec 14, 2017 at 12:04:00

FS: Fractal Audio FX8 Mint condition + Humbuster cable $1100
Last post by nezray on Dec 14, 2017 at 12:00:23

FS: Mesa Triple Crown TC-50 50 watt head Brand New $2600
Last post by nezray on Dec 14, 2017 at 11:55:18

Experienced guitarist, Chadstone location
Last post by hazkell on Dec 14, 2017 at 10:26:59

Home Brewed Studio - Pigs of the Roman Empire dubut EP \m/
Last post by 440hz on Dec 14, 2017 at 09:21:09

Percussionist/Cajon/Drummer
Last post by TB5000 on Dec 14, 2017 at 06:40:23

SINGER POP ROCK
Last post by pattypop on Dec 13, 2017 at 22:18:27

Do you feel like something completely different? (keys)
Last post by thealfies2017 on Dec 13, 2017 at 20:42:53

Pop punk vocalist
Last post by Pykey on Dec 13, 2017 at 20:24:34


[ MELBAND ]



Survey

Your Favourite Musical Style??

Classical
Rock
Pop
Metal
Country
Dance / House
Prog
Alternative / Indie
Hip-Hop / R&B
Polka
Blues
Jazz



Results
Polls

Votes 16647



MELBAND: News

Search on This Topic:   
[ Go to Home | Select a New Topic ]

News : Getting Into The Recording Studio | Stomp! Studios Pakenham

MICKoWAR writes"

Music is What Matters

A good number of musicians recognize that time spent in the recording studio is a big determent of future success. Many musicians place strong emphasis on their music itself, although promotion and performance quality are also important. The right promotion decisions usually make a big difference in how many people will get to hear a new act's music. Making a band stand out from the rest may take some creative brainstorming, but this planning is necessary due to the competitive nature of the music business. Good demo tracks, band websites, and live performances also play a role in building a loyal fan following. Websites in particular can bring a band's finished tracks to as many new listeners as possible.  

High Quality Product Creation

Musical talent is only one part of a high quality product, and presentation is another key factor. Studio quality demo recordings are generally preferred over home recordings despite improvements in technology. A recording session with professional sound engineers can make a large difference in the final product's sound quality.

On-Stage Performances

Professional musicians and recording engineers are able to separate band performances from their presentations, although listeners need to perceive the two as one and the same. A metal band can have a great sound, but their performance can fall flat on a poorly-designed stage. Factors that can improve this presentation usually include stage lighting, band photography, and active stage presence. 

Band Merchandise

Selling band merch is a common and effective way to bring in the needed income for a newer band in the beginning. Time spent practicing in rehearsal studios Melbourne only pays off for bands who are able to maximize their earning power. Band posters and CDs are popular sellers at live performances, and these also need some planning in order to sell well. CD packaging and artwork are initial investments, though many bands find the expense worth the returns. A good deal of music tracks are now sold through digital downloading, although many people still like to take home a physical product such as a music CD. 

Pulling it All Together

The work that a band accomplishes in the recording studio is often a catalyst for the success to follow. Developing a catchy sound is only the first part, and promotion is required to get the word out about it. Time spent in a rehearsal studio can be expensive by the hour, but many bands consider this investment another requirement for bringing in a solid fan base. Live gigs present the best opportunities for band photography and for selling merchandise. A great presentation and great music stand the best chances of bringing a new band success in the music industry.
"

Read More...


News : Battle of the Bands

clutchcargo writes"All Bands wishing to register for Musiclands 2012 Battle of the Bands contest must read the following Terms and Conditions before completing and returning your registration form to :- Musicland, 1359a Sydney Road, Fawkner 3060 .
http://www.musiclandonline.com.au/events/BattleOfTheBands.htm"

Read More...


News : Dreamboogie

bbt writes"Dreamboogie are the Melbourne Blues Appreciation Society (MBAS) Blues Performer of the YEar (BPOY). Thus, they are going to Memphis in January to represent Melbourne in the International Blues Challenge (IBC) against the best up and coming Blues acts from around the world, including the USA. 

The MBAS will be holding a fundraiser at the Greyhound Hotel, St Kilda on Sunday 22nd January. Artists appearing include Ash Grunwald, Chris Wilson, Sweet Felicia, Dreamboogie (of course) and many others. Start time - 5.00PM. Admission - $20
"

Read More...


News : Sweatshop Thursday are looking for BANDS!

cassandrajanee writes"Hey There!


Sweatshop Thursdays are looking for bands to play through
December & January! (www.facebook.com/sweatshopclub )

Send a e-mail with your Band Bio & Contact details to : cas@neoncollective.com.au

Hope to hear from you soon! :) 
"

Read More...


News : ERNIE BALL MUSICMAN and STERLING by MUSICMAN now in store @ Pony Music

GeoffMison writes"

ERNIE BALL MUSICMAN and STERLING by MUSICMAN Guitars and Basses Now instore @ Pony Music
MUSICMAN @ PONY MUSIC
www.ponymusic.com.au
"

Read More...


278 Submissions (56 Pages, 5 Per Page)
[ 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 24 | 25 | 26 | 27 | 28 | 29 | 30 | 31 | 32 | 33 | 34 | 35 | 36 | 37 | 38 | 39 | 40 | 41 | 42 | 43 | 44 | 45 | 46 | 47 | 48 | 49 | 50 | 51 | 52 | 53 | 54 | 55 | 56 ]

Voice Loop
Record at Pony Music
Open Mic at Pony Music
Ludwig Drums at Pony Music
Guitar Gods Live at Pony Music


Advertise On Melband


User Info

Welcome, Anonymous
Nickname
Password
(Register)
Membership:
Latest: LeopoldoKa
New Today: 4
New Yesterday: 42
Overall: 228325

People Online:
Visitors: 215
Members: 8
Total: 223

Online Now:
01 : ErikPontif
02 : SanoraTong
03 : LeopoldoKa
04 : MarcGreenb
05 : _marty_
06 : aussiegooner
07 : deekayman
08 : gooner