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Upcycling Old Concert T-Shirts

T-shirts hanging on hangers on a wrack
January 11, 2023

Over the years, you’ve collected a lot of band t-shirts. But your touring days are getting fewer and far between, and many of those t-shirts are getting ratty, out of style, or just don’t fit anymore. All is not lost! There’s a lot you can do with those old concert shirts, including: Make a Choker […]

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How to Sell Your Record Collection 

How to sell your record collection
December 15, 2022

When you want to sell your vinyl records, you can take several approaches. Keep reading to discover your best options and check out our guide to selling and trading records to get the most value for your collection.  Local Record Stores A brick-and-mortar record shop is one of the first options to consider when selling […]

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What Equipment Do You Need to Start a Band?

What Equipment Do You Need to Start a Band?
November 10, 2022

It’s a great time to start a band. While electronic music is the mainstream leader, genres like rock, soul, punk, metal, and funk are alive and well. Not sure where to begin? This article will cover the must-have equipment to start a band.  Instruments  Instruments are the first items to go on any gig equipment […]

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Vinyl, Cassette and CD — What Are the Differences in Quality?

Vinyl, Cassette and CD — What Are the Differences in Quality?
October 27, 2022

You probably have friends who claim they can tell the difference between vinyl and any other type of music format. You may even think you can hear the telltale distinctions between vinyl, cassettes, and CDs. But is there any difference, or is it just wishful thinking? There are ways to discern what you listen to, […]

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How Playing With Musical Instruments Helps Toddler Development

Infant playing a piano
October 13, 2022

Engaging with music is one of the greatest ways for a child to learn. In fact, a recent study found that children’s brains develop faster with consistent music training. Music also encourages movement whether you’re playing or listening, which helps children become accustomed to their bodies. The benefits of teaching children to play musical instruments […]

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Quick Guide to Vinyl Record Sizes and Speeds

Record Being Played
September 29, 2022

There’s something special about holding a vinyl record in your hands and then putting the needle on the record as you explore the unique artwork. While this format experienced a decline as new music technology took the forefront, the old ways are coming back.  Whether you’re interested in diving back into the world of vinyl […]

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7 Cheapest Movies Ever Made

Many DVDs on shelves
September 15, 2022

Comparing movie budgets and box office returns can highlight notable low-budget films. Below are some of the biggest and greatest low-budget films made for under $1 million.  1. Rocky (1976)  You can save money when you write and star in a movie yourself. Sylvester Stallone and director John G. Avildsen kicked off the “Rocky” franchise […]

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What Are the Best EQ Settings for Perfect Sound?

EQ settings on a musical device
August 24, 2022

Whether you’re an audiophile or a regular music listener, you understand that all songs and music genres sound different. What you think sounds catchy or beautiful might be off-putting to someone else. This exact principle applies in getting a perfect EQ. The world of music recording and listening revolves around thousands of different ways to […]

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What Makes Some Records Valuable

August 10, 2022

Audiophiles, rejoice — vinyl records are making a major comeback in the 2020s! There’s never been a better time to start or sell your collection. Some records have sold for tens of thousands of dollars to eager collectors, while others are available for just a few bucks. So, how do you know if a record […]

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11 Must-Watch Musician Biopics From the 21st Century

Bohemian Rhapsody Movie still
July 28, 2022

We’ve seen dozens of storied and novel musical artists come and go over the past two decades. In the 21st century, filmmakers and audiences have come together to share their appreciation and fascination with some of the world’s most influential performers through captivating biopics. Here are 11 of the best movies about musicians that have […]

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