by Metro Music Makers instructor Mark Grundhoefer Readers of the blog may remember that last year I set a pretty lofty goal: to write, record and release new music every month of 2019. Here we are in January, and I’m happy to say I completed my goal, releasing 22 songs (singles and EPs) over 12 […]
Category: Recording music
Songwriting: Playing what you hear in your head
written by Metro Music Makers instructor Mark Grundhoefer It can be the most frustrating experience. You’re driving your car and a melody pops in your head. You sing it over and over all the way home. You run inside and grab your instrument and start to search the for the notes. You fumble and can’t […]
My 2019 challenge: ambitious—and hopefully inspiring
written by Mark Grundhoefer, Metro Music Makers instructor Last December, I was looking for creative ways to market my original music. I needed an angle to get my fans interested and engaged. I came up with a plan to release new music every month for a whole year. We are five months into 2019 as I […]
Take a vacation, but not from your music!
Instructor Mark Grundhoefer shares how you can take a break this summer, but NOT a break from your music!
Night Light, a song inspired by a little girl and fireflies
Metro Music Makers instructor Mark Grundhoefer shares his inspiration and process for writing “Night Light,” a song he wrote for the new compilation album, “Recollections Vol. 1” by Sonder House Records.
Should you record at home or in a studio?
Metro Music Makers instructor Josh Fisher breaks down the pros and cons of different ways you can record your music.
Encouragement for when it gets tough
Metro Music Makers instructor Dave Colquitt offers some encouragement for the musician who is having a tough time.
Recording Made Simple
Metro Music Makers guitar and piano instructor Dave Colquitt shares how technology has made recording and sharing your music incredibly accessible.
Recording and publishing your own music
Metro Music Makers instructor Mark Grundhoefer offers up the simple steps required to share your music with the world.