When you’re looking at promoting your band, what are the important factors to portray? Is it all about the music? Unfortunately, that may not be case… in fact, it’s not the case. But don’t fret… Paul and Dave have some answers or at least some perspective for you, answering questions from all of YOU, dear listeners. Press play and enjoy!
00:00:00 Gig Gab 171 – Tuesday, June 26, 2018
00:01:12 Drummers crossing the backline meridian
00:02:15 U2’s Elaborate Simplicity
00:06:50 Deconstructing the U2 show
00:08:53 Stadium Shows
00:14:36 Playing with your back to your band
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How do cruise ships, fiddle players, Joe Zawinul, percussive guitar, and taping lyrics to a kick drum all tie together? If you had asked Paul Kent and Dave Hamilton that question before they recorded this episode, they probably wouldn’t have had an answer.
Now, though, not only do they have an answer, you do, too. Download or just press play and enjoy!
00:00:00 Gig Gab 169 – Monday, June 18, 2018
00:01:04 Alaska thoughts lead to…
00:01:39 Cruise ship bands!
00:05:39 The logistics of the R&B band aboard the ship
Bars are intimidating things to some people. When was the last time you, as a musician, thought about that?
It’s good to think about music from your audience’s perspective and consider the vibe that you’re creating for them… and that’s exactly what Paul Kent and Dave Hamilton talk about today. From attitude to song selection to choosing the actual room you’ll play in, you can control the vibe before the downbeat even happens.
Listen, learn, and let your two favorite podcasters know what you think! firstname.lastname@example.org is where the mailbox is always open for you.
00:00:00 Gig Gab 169 – Monday, June 11, 2018
00:02:29 Hearing the subtlety in harmonies
00:03:38 Managing Humility and Confidence
00:05:27 Developing Chemistry
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“Hey, would you like to do a project together?” It’s easy when your answer is “yes,” but what happens when it’s not? How do you deal with this now-difficult scenario? Paul and Dave talk through all of this for you today. We’re not sure they come up with the magic answer, but there might be a magic phrase or two that they share.
Then Paul nudges Dave into talking about playing “behind the beat” and what that all means. Do you know? Do they? You’ll have to listen to find out! Press play, download, and enjoy!
00:00:00 Gig Gab 168 – Monday, June 4, 2018
00:01:04 The Art of “No”
00:04:57 Be Honest
00:07:39 Watch social cues
00:10:17 Educating someone
00:16:30 “What do you have in mind?”
00:21:29 Framing your Nos (not your Nose)
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00:26:16 Dead and Company
00:29:00 Oteil Burbridge, Jeff Chimenti, John Mayer