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Forum: Musician Talk 05-23-2014, 02:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 367
Posted By FrontmanShields
Maybe this is just in your area. I for one can...

Maybe this is just in your area. I for one can never go into a music shop without seeing teenagers.

In fact if anything, it's generally older people that I rarely see.

Though if there is a dip you...
Forum: Musician Talk 05-20-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,367
Posted By FrontmanShields
Wow, this sounds like a break up on so many...

Wow, this sounds like a break up on so many different levels, and it does sound like there's something else that's not been said.

I don't want to say the obvious, but it's worth mentioning that the...
Forum: Bandleading 05-20-2014, 03:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 424
Posted By FrontmanShields
Band "Teasers"

Hey guys,

I just wanted to gauge opinion on what you all think of local bands doing "teasers"

There's a quite a few local bands in my area, and as I'm in a band myself I tend to support and follow...
Forum: Bandleading 10-14-2013, 03:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,116
Posted By FrontmanShields
Taking a break is a good idea, as will give you a...

Taking a break is a good idea, as will give you a chance to recharge.

Though I must say it sounds like you over stretched your expectations and this lull or lack of motivation is due to not reaching...
Forum: Bandleading 09-12-2013, 04:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 805
Posted By FrontmanShields
I think is all depends on where you are as a...

I think is all depends on where you are as a band, it's obvious if you've been around a while and are looking to really expand beyond your town/city that investing in professional quality media...
Forum: Promote YOUR Band 09-01-2013, 11:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 629
Posted By FrontmanShields
Not going to lie, thoroughly enjoyed that!

Not going to lie, thoroughly enjoyed that!
Forum: Bandleading 06-15-2012, 03:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 919
Posted By FrontmanShields
Seems to me that the rest of the band seriously...

Seems to me that the rest of the band seriously lack any ambition to actually enjoy the main points/experiences of been in a band.

You may break up soon and you have the chance to actually do...
Forum: Bandleading 06-11-2012, 03:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 867
Posted By FrontmanShields
I dont want to sound to harsh here, but it sounds...

I dont want to sound to harsh here, but it sounds like you guys are treating this guy unfairly. If I was him and the whole band wanted to gather against me to unfairly critise me I would tell you all...
Forum: Bandleading 05-08-2012, 07:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,278
Posted By FrontmanShields
I think you've decided yourself that this isn't...

I think you've decided yourself that this isn't really worth it.

Why get some random person you dont know to do the simple things you can do yourself.

Unless he's got some super contacts, or is...
Forum: Bandleading 03-07-2012, 09:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 801
Posted By FrontmanShields
Auditioning for a band is one thing, auditioning...

Auditioning for a band is one thing, auditioning for one guy who wants to start a band is another.

Granted if someone is looking to join an exisitng band, then they expect to audition and to have to...
Forum: Musician Talk 02-28-2012, 05:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 603
Posted By FrontmanShields
What have you got to lose? I'm betting once you...

What have you got to lose? I'm betting once you do your first show you'll love it.

Been a musician is about expanding your horizons and trying something new.

Playing in a band is the best thing...
Forum: Bandleading 02-28-2012, 05:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,256
Posted By FrontmanShields
Here's an article that I've put together from a...

Here's an article that I've put together from a response to a similar thread. It pretty much covers the advice I'd...
Forum: Bandleading 02-26-2012, 06:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 994
Posted By FrontmanShields
In all fairness having just looked myself the...

In all fairness having just looked myself the first thing I saw on her YouTube page was an original song called "Tired" which is definitely better than alot of the original songs I've listened to on...
Forum: Bandleading 02-26-2012, 05:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 702
Posted By FrontmanShields
Thank you for all your replies and the additional...

Thank you for all your replies and the additional points you've raised.

I wanted to present the basic concept of seeing your band as a business, as obviously how you progress in each of these areas...
Forum: Bandleading 02-26-2012, 01:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 739
Posted By FrontmanShields
Obviously with you been so close you want to...

Obviously with you been so close you want to refrain from the aftermath of been overly blunt. But you can't tip toe around this either if it's having a detrimental affect on your bands progression....
Forum: Bandleading 02-24-2012, 05:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 702
Posted By FrontmanShields
Seeing your band as a business - Thinking out loud - Do you agree?

Lately me and my fellow musicans have been thinking about what you need to focus on to progress as a band/musican, and subsequently wanted to write our thoughts down somewhere to get a broader...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics Techniques 11-30-2011, 08:46 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,493
Posted By FrontmanShields
Wow, think its a bit ignorant to assume just...

Wow, think its a bit ignorant to assume just because you can play an instrument means you can dictate what others do to enjoy music.

You sound like you think your better than them because of it,...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 07-10-2011, 02:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 166
Posted By FrontmanShields
When reading this I was unable to really pin down...

When reading this I was unable to really pin down the kind of musical genre you we going for. Which is good, I like versatility.

There are some really good lines in here, some of them really...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 07-08-2011, 11:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 146
Posted By FrontmanShields
PLease dont sing this to a girl, please please...

PLease dont sing this to a girl, please please please dont do it!

THis is a solid song, with a good structure. However, it's extremely literal, massively cliche and is extremely cheesy.

It would...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 07-08-2011, 08:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 145
Posted By FrontmanShields
When reading peoples lyrics I often try and...

When reading peoples lyrics I often try and visualise myself performing the song. Like ickayR above I to can see myself performing this and it getting a good reaction

The chorus especially, as it...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 07-08-2011, 08:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 149
Posted By FrontmanShields
People often say the key to been a good writer is...

People often say the key to been a good writer is been able to review and re-write.

Now I like your song, its a good topic, but there are a few lines I think you should tweak as they stand out and...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 07-08-2011, 08:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 186
Posted By FrontmanShields
I've read this a couple of times and it's really...

I've read this a couple of times and it's really good.

The idea of not been able to sleep because your minds empty is a good well used context.

The only issue I'd raise is that I had to read it...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 07-08-2011, 07:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 278
Posted By FrontmanShields
I'm suprised I'm the first person to comment on...

I'm suprised I'm the first person to comment on this because its really good.

It flows really well, the lyrics aren't to cliche or predictable.

I would quite happily perfrom this song live (if I'd...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 07-08-2011, 07:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 352
Posted By FrontmanShields
This is really good, but is even better if you...

This is really good, but is even better if you remove the idea of this been about a butterfly.

I thought about this as you talking to someone you cared about. Which might actually be what its about....
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 07-08-2011, 05:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 223
Posted By FrontmanShields
This is clearly a difference in opinion and...

This is clearly a difference in opinion and perspective.

Having experienced some of the more severe relationship issues you've mentioned, this leads me to see your issues as frivolous, something I'd...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 07-08-2011, 03:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 223
Posted By FrontmanShields
To be honest, I did read what you wrote, and I'll...

To be honest, I did read what you wrote, and I'll happily say it very good, particularly the line "and when i'm encircled by people who fade by their own choice
or out of necessity".

That line...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 07-07-2011, 08:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 195
Posted By FrontmanShields
I agree with the above. It's a good start but is...

I agree with the above.

It's a good start but is very cliche.

Heartbreak has got to be right up there near the top of most common topic for songwriting.

Therefore, if you want your work to stand...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 07-07-2011, 08:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 223
Posted By FrontmanShields
"the next time you meet a girl, just ****...

"the next time you meet a girl, just **** her. if she doesn't put out, **** her. move on. chances are she was just going to hurt you anyway"

Interesting point of view. Women as a commodity, dont...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 07-07-2011, 08:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 115
Posted By FrontmanShields
I'll start by saying that I do like this, and...

I'll start by saying that I do like this, and I'll also agree with you that it needs more lines.

What you've written so far is really good so I wont make any suggestions except carry on where you...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 07-07-2011, 08:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 232
Posted By FrontmanShields
I like this, I like the silliness and it would...

I like this, I like the silliness and it would make an amusing Weird al song.

The only thing I'd question is your lack of inspiration. Its concerning if your in mcdonalds struggling for lyrics. You...
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