There are perks to being a musician.
You get to step out into the spotlight and be the star of the show. You get to experience the exhilaration of creating music in the moment with other musicians. And you get to share your music with family, friends, and complete strangers.
But there’s one thing you don’t experience while you’re wielding your instrument: You don’t get to listen to yourself.
As a performer you’re too busy producing sound, keeping time, and listening to your fellow musicians to truly hear the sound that’s coming from your own instrument.
But what would it be like to be a listener at your own show? What if you could pull up a chair and really focus on each note of your solo as it happens – What would you sound like?
More importantly, would you be happy with what you’d hear?
Well there’s no need to guess, you can listen to your own concert, rehearsal, or practice session and it’s easier than you think. Here are 4 important reasons you should be recording yourself as a musician.
I) Wait…I sound like that?!
Let me ask you a question.
Have you ever heard a recording of your own voice?
I’m sure you have and if you’re anything like me you were probably caught off guard. The first time you hear your recorded voice coming from a speaker you can’t help but be surprised. How could that strange voice possibly be mine?
In seconds you realize an … Read More