Starting a band can be super tough, as you may know. And if you do it the wrong way, it can make things even more difficult. It’s crucial to know how to form a new band the right way.So here are the basic steps to starting a band. Know What Type Of Band You Want This is a super important first step. You have to know what kind of group you want to start.What’s the general genre you … [Read more...] about How To Form A New Band
Every custom drum head we make is driven by people like you. We strive to help musicians and bands succeed, and we do that by improving their image with the best design services out there.We seek to help you visually communicate your awesomeness to your audience.But you probably have some questions, so let’s cover those now. Why Should I Brand My Drum Head? What is one thing that will … [Read more...] about VintageLogos Has The Best Design Services Around — Here’s Why
I’m not going to tell you what to do. Every musician should create their own goals and career trajectory, especially because being a drummer in 2019 can look very different depending on the person.But there are creative ways to go about reaching your goals. And if you’re looking for some New Year’s Resolutions ideas, this is the post for you.Here are four things you can do in 2019 to … [Read more...] about Being A Drummer In 2019: New Year’s Resolutions That Offer Hope
As a DIY musician in a music-drenched world, it can be hard to know how to get your music heard.We want to help out with that. So here's a list of four things you can do right now to increase your reach and make a bigger impact. Make Playlists Playlists are the new version of radio stations. People follow certain playlists because they typically share high-quality music from a specific … [Read more...] about 4 Ways To Get Your Music Heard By More People
The holiday season is all about giving back. A lot of musicians are so focused on how they can use this season to sell more merch or get more exposure. But giving with no strings attached is not only the right thing to do, but it can also engage your fans better. So here are some ideas on how to give back as a musician. Matching Donation To A Charity The most Christmas-y thing you can do is to … [Read more...] about How To Give Back As A Musician This Christmas
Beginner drummers nowadays often ask, “Is it worth the money to pay a drum teacher?”In the information age, this is a fair question. Can’t you just learn how to play drums by using YouTube or other video tutorials? Can you teach yourself?Well, yes. But should you? What Does A Drum Teacher Do? So, what are you getting for the $30-60 per hour you pay a drum teacher?The main thing a … [Read more...] about Do You Even Need A Drum Teacher?
Get Your Musician The Perfect Gift VintageLogos is offering a coupon this holiday season -- for a limited time, save 10% on all of our products.To save 10%, use the promo code XMAS2018 at checkout. This is good until March 15, 2019, so you may want to act fast. It’s the perfect personalized gift for yourself or the musician in your life!Don't know what to order? Give a gift card. Your … [Read more...] about Get Your Musician The Perfect Gift – Custom Drumheads & More
Fact: your bass drum sounds different to you than it does to your audience. You (on one side) and the audience (on the other side) have a different experience. That’s just one reason why it’s important to keep your bass drum in tune. So we’ve put together a basic step-by-step guide on how to tune your bass drum. Get A Good Drum Head To use a hole or not to use a hole -- that’s the debate. Some … [Read more...] about How To Tune Your Bass Drum (The Basics)
When it comes to finances and figuring our rates, musicians usually have a lot of questions. One question is, how much should you charge for your music?We’re going to tackle that question, providing a clear and practical way to figure out your rates as a musician. How Musicians Make Money Nowadays Music fans are just about over buying CDs as most people just stream music on Spotify or Apple … [Read more...] about How Much Should You Charge For Your Music?
Drummers are the butt of way too many jokes. The truth is, they hold a band together.People say drummers are not real musicians, or they’re not as intelligent as the other band members. Well, nothing could be further from the truth.John Coltrane’s drummer, Elvin Jones, says drummers need to know the song just as well as the bassist or pianist, showing how the drum set is a musical … [Read more...] about Here’s Why Drummers Are Crucial To A Band’s Success
It’s time to place honor where honor’s due -- on the shoulders of drummers. A rock band is nothing without a good drummer. So it's time we talk about the best rock drummers of all time.Some of these drummers you may expect to see on this list, and some you may not... John Bonham Thunder. Power. Authority.Those are the words you typically think of when you think of Led Zeppelin’s John … [Read more...] about The 5 Best Rock Drummers Of All Time
As a performer, it’s important to keep things interesting. It could be changing how you look onstage, how you interact with the audience, or just changing your stage plot. But one way you can keep your fans engaged with your live performances is to change the venue. And there are plenty of new places to play shows that you may not have thought of.So with that in mind, here are five unexpected … [Read more...] about 5 Unexpected Places To Play Shows
It’s easy to forget that some of our favorite rockers and musical idols are normal people. They didn’t just fall from heaven and begin making music. They’re humans like the rest of us.And one reminder of their humanness is that many of the big names in the music world once had day jobs. They lived paycheck to paycheck, coming up with creative ways to make money.Here are five of those … [Read more...] about 5 Famous Musicians Who Once Had Day Jobs
Vintage Logos Inc. is pleased to announce the launch of our brand new website. After months of hard work and dedication, we are delighted to officially announce the launch on April 11, 2018.Our goal with this new site is to provide our customers with a better user experience (mobile and desktop friendly!). The site has a fresh new look, checkout is more user-friendly and secure for … [Read more...] about The New Vintage Logos Website is Live!