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Behind the Beat: Navigating Band Dynamics and Fly-Away Shows

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Sisällön tarjoaa Dave Hamilton & Friends and Dave Hamilton. Dave Hamilton & Friends and Dave Hamilton tai sen podcast-alustan kumppani lataa ja toimittaa kaiken podcast-sisällön, mukaan lukien jaksot, grafiikat ja podcast-kuvaukset. Jos uskot jonkun käyttävän tekijänoikeudella suojattua teostasi ilman lupaasi, voit seurata tässä https://fi.player.fm/legal kuvattua prosessia.
Behind the Beat: Navigating Band Dynamics and Fly-Away Shows — Gig Gab 416 episode image

Dive into the dynamic world of band life with Dave Hamilton and guest co-host Mike Schulte, as they explore the essentials of band dynamics and the logistics of playing shows. From the importance of understanding bandmates and fostering a positive environment by scheduling time to vent and finding gratitude, to the practicalities of choosing the right members based on personality, reliability, and musical ability, they cover it all. The conversation also delves into the nitty-gritty of managing fly-away shows, breaking down the costs from airfare to equipment rental, amounting to a hefty $19,000 before anyone is paid any performance fees. Amid the laughter and stories, the mantra “Always Be Performing” rings true, highlighting the commitment to excellence and adaptability in the music world.

Tackling the technical side, they share insights on enhancing live performances with pre-recorded tracks and the seamless integration of technology. The strategy of rehearsing with pre-recorded tracks to ensure a polished show is emphasized, alongside the golden rule of the stage: never acknowledge technical difficulties if you don’t have to. This approach not only streamlines performances but also enhances the audience’s experience, underscoring the professionalism and preparation that goes behind the scenes. Whether it’s navigating the complexities of band dynamics or mastering the art of live shows, the key takeaway is clear—embrace the challenges, and always be performing.

  • 00:00:00 Gig Gab 416 – Monday, February 12th, 2024
  • 00:01:44 Having Fun Feeding the trolls on Coverband Central
  • 00:04:00 Scheduling Time To Vent as a Band
  • 00:11:59 Learning how your bandmates think
  • 00:13:12 Find Gratitude
  • 00:13:47 How do you find the right bandmates?
    • The Benefit of The Hang
    • Good personality
    • Reliable Transportation
    • The Gear
    • Can you play?
  • 00:22:15 Avoid the Politics!
    • “Dave Bang Drum” is a way of life (and a way of avoiding politics!)
  • 00:31:14 Fly-away/Fly-in Shows
    • Opportunity cost
    • Actual Financial Cost
      • $3,500 Airfare
      • $2,500 Hotel
      • $7,500 Per Diem
      • $500 Incidentals
      • $5,000 Equipment Rental
      • $19,000 before you pay for the performance fee
  • 00:45:47 Using those pre-recorded bass tracks
    • Every show played to a click on Ableton
    • Rehearsing with the pre-recorded tracks before doing the show!
  • 00:53:00 Do not acknowledge technical difficulties
  • 01:00:01 Gig Gab 416 Outtro

The post Behind the Beat: Navigating Band Dynamics and Fly-Away Shows — Gig Gab 416 appeared first on Gig Gab.

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Manage episode 400604528 series 1547332
Sisällön tarjoaa Dave Hamilton & Friends and Dave Hamilton. Dave Hamilton & Friends and Dave Hamilton tai sen podcast-alustan kumppani lataa ja toimittaa kaiken podcast-sisällön, mukaan lukien jaksot, grafiikat ja podcast-kuvaukset. Jos uskot jonkun käyttävän tekijänoikeudella suojattua teostasi ilman lupaasi, voit seurata tässä https://fi.player.fm/legal kuvattua prosessia.
Behind the Beat: Navigating Band Dynamics and Fly-Away Shows — Gig Gab 416 episode image

Dive into the dynamic world of band life with Dave Hamilton and guest co-host Mike Schulte, as they explore the essentials of band dynamics and the logistics of playing shows. From the importance of understanding bandmates and fostering a positive environment by scheduling time to vent and finding gratitude, to the practicalities of choosing the right members based on personality, reliability, and musical ability, they cover it all. The conversation also delves into the nitty-gritty of managing fly-away shows, breaking down the costs from airfare to equipment rental, amounting to a hefty $19,000 before anyone is paid any performance fees. Amid the laughter and stories, the mantra “Always Be Performing” rings true, highlighting the commitment to excellence and adaptability in the music world.

Tackling the technical side, they share insights on enhancing live performances with pre-recorded tracks and the seamless integration of technology. The strategy of rehearsing with pre-recorded tracks to ensure a polished show is emphasized, alongside the golden rule of the stage: never acknowledge technical difficulties if you don’t have to. This approach not only streamlines performances but also enhances the audience’s experience, underscoring the professionalism and preparation that goes behind the scenes. Whether it’s navigating the complexities of band dynamics or mastering the art of live shows, the key takeaway is clear—embrace the challenges, and always be performing.

  • 00:00:00 Gig Gab 416 – Monday, February 12th, 2024
  • 00:01:44 Having Fun Feeding the trolls on Coverband Central
  • 00:04:00 Scheduling Time To Vent as a Band
  • 00:11:59 Learning how your bandmates think
  • 00:13:12 Find Gratitude
  • 00:13:47 How do you find the right bandmates?
    • The Benefit of The Hang
    • Good personality
    • Reliable Transportation
    • The Gear
    • Can you play?
  • 00:22:15 Avoid the Politics!
    • “Dave Bang Drum” is a way of life (and a way of avoiding politics!)
  • 00:31:14 Fly-away/Fly-in Shows
    • Opportunity cost
    • Actual Financial Cost
      • $3,500 Airfare
      • $2,500 Hotel
      • $7,500 Per Diem
      • $500 Incidentals
      • $5,000 Equipment Rental
      • $19,000 before you pay for the performance fee
  • 00:45:47 Using those pre-recorded bass tracks
    • Every show played to a click on Ableton
    • Rehearsing with the pre-recorded tracks before doing the show!
  • 00:53:00 Do not acknowledge technical difficulties
  • 01:00:01 Gig Gab 416 Outtro

The post Behind the Beat: Navigating Band Dynamics and Fly-Away Shows — Gig Gab 416 appeared first on Gig Gab.

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