Band merch ideas for $5

Considering how more and more of a band’s revenue nowadays revolves around selling merch, it’s a good idea to diversify your band’s merch stash beyond the usual t-shirt and patch selections. Luckily, the good folks at Unified Manufacturing offer awesome merch ideas like iPod skins, flag pennants, and even cassette tapes (so kvlt!) for the …

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Interviews Recommended The Business Touring

Warbringer frontman says “we are traveling t-shirt vendors”

We caught up with Warbringer frontman John Kevill after their opening slot for Symphony X in San Francisco last weekend. John dished on many aspects of the music biz, including how he’s dealing with his label (Century Media) pulling all their artists off Spotify and about Warbringer’s JK-BNR role of being “traveling t-shirt vendors.”

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Dissipate give guerrilla sneak-peek at upcoming “Motion” video

Bay Area prog/death metallers Dissipate will have a new album out soon. The band (and fellow Metalluminati supporters) have been in the studio working on the upcoming album for the past six months. If you like Animals As Leaders and Allegaeon, you will definitely love what these guys are doing. Check out guitarist Mike Gianelli showing off his Buckethead-esque chops …

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DIY Guest Features Recommended Recording Technology

DIY Tools for Pro-Sounding Recordings (Part 1)

When it comes to adding third-party plug-ins to your recordings, there is abundance. Many are over-priced and out of reach for most musicians. Relying on successful branding, Neve, Pultec, etc., companies like Waves and Universal Audio charge premium prices for digital “replicas” of classic outboard gear and may require the purchase of additional hardware to …

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