Best Free Music Making Apps for Musicians

By: Camp Electric
  • March 18, 2019

Whether you are a young student or someone who has been making music for years, it never hurts to learn a new trick. Smartphones have been around for over a decade now, but still many of us solely use them for communication and social media. If you’re a musician looking to get the most out of your phone, we have some of the best free music making apps to help you out. Some of the apps on our list have in-app purchases or more elaborate versions that require money, but only you know how much money you’re willing to spend on this technology.

7 Ways for a High School Musician to Afford Instruments and Gear

By: Camp Electric
  • February 21, 2019

Being a kid isn’t always easy, especially when you lack the resources to do what you want. Young athletes, musicians, and any 16-year-old yearning for freedom knows that not having money can hold you back from feeling like you’re at your best. Just for kicks, let’s throw out the question of whether or not you really need some new equipment. That’s a question for another day. Whether it’s a new instrument, a pedal board, or a whole bunch of accessories, we have seven suggestions for a high school musician who is short on cash.

Helpful Tips for Young Musicians in the New Year

By: Camp Electric
  • February 7, 2019

Do you need to hit the reset button? Between the holiday season and the start of a new year, January is seen by many as an opportunity for new beginnings. As you kick off this new year, or even just as you look to make a change in your life, we want to provide a few helpful tips for young musicians. Some of these qualify as career advice, while other points may be more personal and wellness-related. No matter what, we believe these helpful tips for young musicians can assist just about anyone.

Young Musicians: Why Not to Stress Over New Year's Resolutions

By: Camp Electric
  • February 7, 2019

New Year’s Resolutions can be tough for young people. Even musicians feel the urge to make promises and set goals for the coming year. Sadly, four out of five of these resolutions fail by February. Should young musicians feel the need to make such goals? We certainly believe setting goals is necessary for success, but there are better ways of doing so than by viewing January 1st as some magical day of atonement.

How to Become a Musician in the New Year

By: Camp Electric
  • January 14, 2019

With the new year comes the chance to be bold. People are always making New Year’s resolutions, from learning a new language to writing a book. Some people, however, want to know how to become a musician. While there are a few ways to go about it, we wanted to share our tips on how to become a musician. It’s great to pick up a new hobby or pursue a dream, but anything worth trying is worth doing right. So if you want to figure out how to become a musician, check out our notes below and see what mistakes you might be able to avoid.

8 Bad Musician Habits to Break Before the New Year

By: Camp Electric
  • December 14, 2018

As we approach a new year, you’re going to hear a lot about new year resolutions. For many people, these include going to the gym more often, eating healthier, checking off a bucket list item, and more. While we applaud anyone for turning over a new leaf and improving his life, why wait until January 1st? We have eight bad musician habits to break before the clock strikes midnight, closing out 2018 forever. If any of these mistakes sound familiar, we encourage you to make the necessary changes before dragging them into the new year.

Should I Buy a New Music Instrument for Christmas?

By: Camp Electric
  • December 14, 2018

The Christmas season is always a time for exciting opportunities. For many people, this is best observed by shopping for cool new gadgets and toys. There’s just something appealing about buying a shiny, new music instrument for most musicians. For some, the purchase is a chance to double down on something they think might interest them. For others, getting a new music instrument is just some form of an obsessive compulsive shopping disorder. How can you know whether buying a new music instrument is a good way to spend your hard-earned dollars?

Christmas Gift Ideas for Christian Musicians

By: Camp Electric
  • November 27, 2018

Some people are just too hard to shop for these days. Whether you are looking to surprise a small child or satisfy a teenager, you may be grasping at straws. If you need Christmas gift ideas for Christian musicians, look no further. We have some exciting possibilities for the Christian musicians on your list. While most of these suggestions will cater to a school age recipient, we think this will put you in the right mindset for musicians of all ages. Check out our list of Christmas gift ideas for Christian musicians and see if your shopping list gets any shorter.

How Can a Young Christian Musician Choose Between Worship & Pop?

By: Camp Electric
  • November 15, 2018

For a young Christian musician, it may feel like there are only two paths to a career in music. Either you go into pop (or some variation of it) or worship music. Both are huge in the CCM market and most secular music is some form of pop, so that’s certainly something of which a young Christian musician should be mindful. Is one better for a young person than the other? What benefits are there to each option?

How to Be a Musician During the School Year

By: Camp Electric
  • September 5, 2018

Wasn’t the summer wonderful? You could sleep until noon, play video games, meet up with friends, and travel with family. No one tells you how to be a musician during the summer because, like everything else, it just kinda happens. But all good things must come to an end, so here you are back in the school year. If you’re wondering how to be a musician while also meeting requirements at school, we have a few tips to help you out. If you’re doing things right, you may already be accomplishing a few of these tasks. Nevertheless, it’s always good to get a refresher.

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