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#BandLabwithSoundBetter: Get your track mixed and mastered by Zach Steele!

We’re all about mastering this month, having recently sat down with Mike Tucci to hear his words of wisdom on mastering and using our BandLab Mastering presets. And in the spirit of appreciating this elusive craft, we’ve got another surprise up our sleeve: a collaboration with SoundBetter to offer you… Read more

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May 2022 BandLab Contests: #ItsGonnaBeMay, #BassBae

We're cruising into May with two new contests - and an extra special one soon to be revealed. Look out for that super exciting opportunity, but for now, keep busy with these contests and you may just snag some cash and bragging rights! #ItsGonnaBeMay Will the real millennials (who get… Read more

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Spring 2022: BandLab Album Picks

Some tunes are in order for those balmy Spring afternoons 🍃 We’ve discovered some serious talent here in the lab and can’t wait for you to give these four BandLab albums a listen. If they’re not in your playlists yet, they will be soon.  Vent Sessions: The Lost Tapes Vol.… Read more

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March 2022 BandLab Contest Winners

We sprung (pun totally intended) a few surprises on you in March, and we're glad to see you rolling with our new features on BandLab! All your entries for #SpringFever, #InDaLab and #BreakingBeats were *chefs kiss*, and here are the winners for our March contests! #SpringFever Winners ill-usionist is definitely… Read more

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April 2022 BandLab Contests: #FoolsOnYou, #MicDrop, #OGBeats

We sprung a few surprises on you in March (pun intended), namely Crowd Review and Zire via ReverbNation, and we have a few more exciting things in store. But for now, keep your hands full with three new contests for the month of April! #FoolsOnYou Hit us with some bars,… Read more

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10 things to know about the 64th GRAMMY Awards

The GRAMMY Awards. Arguably one of the biggest nights in music, where today’s most talented musicians put on show-stopping performances and take home gilded gramophones.  This year is a little different, with concerns related to the Omicron variant in Los Angeles putting a temporary spoke in the wheel. Otherwise, the… Read more

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6 songs where women have rewritten negative clichés

Happy Women’s History Month! This is a time to acknowledge the contributions and change effected by women throughout history. And while we can always grow, learn, and do better, let’s celebrate all that has come before us, and all we hope to accomplish. In the music industry, we’ve seen our… Read more

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Introducing Zire: Music promotion on autopilot

In the vast world of online media, it can be difficult to get your music noticed. Your potential fans are out there, but without a push in the right direction, they might not be able to find you. What if there was a smart, easy way to capture these audiences? … Read more

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February 2022 BandLab Contest Winners

We really felt the love listening to all your February contest entries - swooning to #LoveIsInTheLab melodies and flowing to those #SkiddyBlapBlap and #WheresDaDrop bangers. Without further ado, here are the BandLab contest winners for February 2022! #LoveIsInTheLab Winners When Blackgod says "Valentine?", we can only say "Yes". Here's what… Read more

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5 ways to overcome (song)writer’s block

Ah, writer’s block - the enemy of all songwriters, professional or bedroom. Luckily we’ve got some tips to help you get out of a rut, and back into the groove. Have fun with a new instrument If you’re used to writing songs with your guitar, try putting it down for… Read more

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6 Electronic Press Kit essentials

If you’ve heard it once you’ve heard it a million times—having a good Electronic Press Kit (EPK) can be the difference between getting the opportunity or not. So why then does it seem like so many artists lack such a fundamental piece of the puzzle?  As a publicist, I see… Read more

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March 2022 BandLab Contests: #SpringFever, #InDaLab, #BreakingBeats

"Here comes the sun, doo da doo doo"... Sing it with us as we prepare to bid the cold winter blues goodbye. And while you're at it, add a spring to your step and join our new March contests for a chance to win $500! #SpringFever Can you cure this… Read more