20 05, 2020

Finding Music Later in Life, and a positive spin on our quarantine

By |2020-05-20T20:03:52-04:00May 20th, 2020|Categories: Guest Author, Introductions, Stories|Tags: , , , , |

The Professors of Sweet Sweet Music (POSSM)  @ThePossm My name is Earl Henrichon and I play in a Hartford, CT-based band called The Professors of Sweet, Sweet Music (POSSM). Yes, you heard right, that is the actual name of our band. We thought it would be hilarious if people actually had to say that out loud in the off-chance we were able to play shows in public. A few years later and we’ve won [...]

17 05, 2020

I’ll Bring You Home – Luna Keller

By |2020-05-17T10:15:48-04:00May 17th, 2020|Categories: Guest Author, Introductions, Stories|Tags: , , , |

I'll Bring You Home @LunaKellerM Luna Keller: Aren’t we living in really weird times? Most of the world has spent the past few months in quarantine "social distancing“. What a word! Someone came up with a more fitting option, saying we should practice "distant socializing“ instead. So I have been calling my friends and loved ones more regularly, met new people in the marvelous world of the internet and definitely appreciate the connection between [...]

6 08, 2018

Stories from Songwriters and Musicians

By |2019-06-19T23:31:15-04:00August 6th, 2018|Categories: Opportunities, Stories|Tags: , , , |

Over the years, Indie Music Bus has received literally thousands of music submissions from very talented artists. Many have included stories along with the submission offering insight into themselves, their art and their lives. How can we let such stories go unread? Stories help to add meaning and understanding to ones music don't you think? Over the next few months and into the future, many of those wonderful stories will appear on our pages [...]

26 07, 2018

The Power of Non-Power Chords by @GhostlyBeard

By |2018-07-26T10:48:57-04:00July 26th, 2018|Categories: Guest Author, Stories, Tips|Tags: , , , |

My first attempt at learning classical harmony was a failure! I was 16 or so then and was interested in learning more about music and especially how to write. What stopped me from learning classical harmony was one of the rule that you learn early on: it says that you shouldn't use consecutive fifths. It's the biggest no-no that you will be taught: "Consecutives are the no.1 bad guy in figured bass! You must [...]

8 05, 2018

Independent Musical Artist Stories

By |2018-05-08T08:59:37-04:00May 8th, 2018|Categories: Official, Opportunities, Stories|Tags: , , , |

Introduction Over the years, many of you, thousands, have submitted your musical artist stories, including from our Indie Music Monday platform, along with your bio's and music. The other day I was thinking, man, many of these stories are really good! Then I got to thinking that it might be a good idea to share some of them with our readers. So, I have written some code to extract them all from the submissions [...]

18 06, 2017

Great Stories Sell

By |2017-06-18T17:57:01-04:00June 18th, 2017|Categories: Stories|

Using stories can help to promote just about anything, great stories can 'sell' just about anything, even ideas. So we asked our musician/band followers on Facebook to share their stories with us and offered to feature some of our favorites. If you would like to have your story featured here, visit our Facebook page and this ► TOPIC to share it on. Stories by Randy Wayne Belt of Barley Station You've probably heard "lead them [...]