Spinnup’s Tips For Sending Out Your Demo
Spinnup’s Tips For Sending Out Your Demo

You’ve finished a version of your track that you’re happy to share. Now what? The first thing you should do when getting ready to send a demo to someone is to put yourself in their shoes. How are you going to stand out in their inbox?   Imagine receiving hundreds of demos a month. It …

The best podcasts for musicians
The best podcasts for musicians

Updated 30/11/21 The Apple adverts used to tell us that for every need, “there’s an app for that”. These days “there’s a podcast for that” could be an equally justified strapline, with thousands of different shows offering expert insight into all manner of industries and disciplines. Music-makers are brilliantly served by the podcast world, with …

Top Tips For Vocalists When Working With Producers
Top Tips For Vocalists When Working With Producers

Teaming up with a new producer for the first time can be a daunting experience for any vocalist, with lots of potential pitfalls. That’s why we’ve put together this guide to give you some advice on how to get ready for your next studio session.   Be clear on your objectives and be prepared Make …

Adding a Human Touch to Electronic Productions
Adding a Human Touch to Electronic Productions

Even music that is purely composed of electronic, synthetic sounds can benefit from a little human touch. By ‘human touch’ we essentially mean small variations, inconsistencies and unpredictable tweaks which make a track feel like it had some elements of it played live, or at least make it feel a little less rigid than a …