High-Stakes Stage Roulette — Gig Gab 358 episode image

High-Stakes Stage Roulette — Gig Gab 358

Some gigs are totally relaxing…and others you can feel the high stakes before you even arrive. Interesting thing: the definition of a high-stakes gig can mean different things to different people, and your two favorite weekend warriors have completely different approaches here. Listen as Paul and Dave share their thoughts and then answer your questions! You know what’s worse than Read more…

Wait ‘Til You Hear OUR Version of The Chicken Dance! — Gig Gab 357 episode image

Wait ‘Til You Hear OUR Version of The Chicken Dance! — Gig Gab 357

When forming your band, how picky are you? What criteria do you use to select bandmates? Do you prioritize talent or convenience? Listen as Dave and Paul dig in and share their thoughts about all this…with some select stories to highlight the realities of it all. Then…a Gig Gab challenge: what songs would YOU pick for a wedding band playlist Read more…

Learning How To Sing As a Band – Gig Gab 351 episode image

Learning How To Sing As a Band – Gig Gab 351

For many bands, vocals are the most noticeable element of your music. Has your band spent time learning how to sing together? How do you structure your vocal rehearsals…if you have them at all? Listen as Paul and Dave answer listener Rob’s question, talking through how they’ve approached this in various bands and projects they’ve had together (and separately) over Read more…

If You Can Drink a Beer On Stage, You Can Mix Your Ears — Gig Gab 350 episode image

If You Can Drink a Beer On Stage, You Can Mix Your Ears — Gig Gab 350

With some of the best wisdom ever shared in seven years of Gig Gabbing, this week Paul and Dave help you take your band to the next level. Sure, Dave has some great technical advice, but it’s Paul’s brand of big-picture thinking that takes this episode to the upper echelon. If you think the titular (now, now, Beavis!) quote is Read more…