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What Soundstructure Studios in Denver and Kansas City Has to Offer You


What Soundstructure Studios in Denver and Kansas City Has to Offer You

So you remember all those teen movies where the kids are starting a band, but they need somewhere to practice together where their moms or neighbors or dogs won’t start yelling or barking because of all the ruckus. Usually they played in whichever mom’s garage they could til she became hip to the noise and eventually kicked them out in search of somewhere else to practice? Well, Soundstructure Studios would put all those movies out of business.

Soundstructure Studios offers soundproof and climate controlled studios for bands, or the solo musician whose wife, girlfriend, mom, husband, boyfriend, sister, brother, father, or dog (or cat) can’t stand the “racket” said musician is making. Because what some call music, others simply call noise. So if you are in the need for a space to comfortably practice or rehearse when you are no longer welcome in your garage, basement, or backyard, Soundstructure Studios is the place for you.

In business for over twenty-five years and having expanded from ten studios to twenty-five in the course of that time, Soundstructure Studios dream was to design spaces where musicians could hone, refine, and, perfect their artistic talents without distractions. To do this, they enlisted the help of a local sound engineer, David L. Adams.

After securing some warehouse space in what is now called RiNo, or the River North Arts District, Soundstructure studios, with the help of Adams, set about designing and building these soundproof and climate controlled spaces of musicians of all kinds to rehearse in.

After twenty-five years they now find themselves in the heart of the RiNo district, having expanded to two buildings. One building of studios shares an address with The Walnut Room, Denver’s go to for live music, pizza, and, libations.

But Soundstructure Studios is not stopping there. They are expanding outside of Denver and outside of Colorado. Their next studios are located in Kansas City, Missouri. They plan to do the same in Kansas City as they did in Denver.

The studios in both Denver and Kansas City are available to rent with twenty-four hour access, 365 days a year. This means that no matter the hours of the side gig you are working while you make your musical dreams come true, you can rent the space around those hours. You can rehearse on your own time, whenever that may be convenient for you.

The studios are also climate controlled which means you can practice in comfort, but it also means your instruments and equipment will be safe and unharmed within the studios. There will be no damage to your instruments due to humidity or hot or dry conditions.

Whatever your practicing or rehearsal needs are, Soundstructure Studios has you covered. Maybe you need a space to practice with your newly formed band, or maybe you need to ensure your girlfriend doesn’t move out like she’s been threatening to, or maybe your side gig is teaching people music and youneed a space, whatever your need, check out Soundstructure Studios.

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Here’s Why You Should Use TikTok To Promote Your Music


June 3, 2022

Here’s Why You Should Use TikTok To Promote Your Music

The music industry continues to change and evolve every new year. One of the top cultural and social media trends of 2022 is the TikTok app. TikTok features short video clips that usually involve quick comedy skits or dance routine trends. With over a billion users worldwide, this platform is a great way for you to promote your craft!

 

Eye On The Target

How you strategically market yourself will determine how effective your marketing efforts are. TikTok can be used as a form of marketing to boost your band. This videography platform mainly targets younger consumers, especially those under the age of 25. Knowing this can help you create content that caters to this demographic in order to get the most plays on your video. The more plays you have the more likely your video will end up on a person’s For You page, getting your content more exposure!

 

Link Up

When you create a video on TikTok you can attach a separate audio to the video rather than the original sound that was recorded. This allows you to attach one of your own songs to your video via upload or by attaching a Spotify link. If you attach a link to a music streaming platform to your TikTok video, you can increase the likelihood that consumers will check out more of your music through that link. If someone comes across your video and likes what they hear they just might go investigating further and stumble upon your other music content getting you more likes and exposure!

 

Interaction

Utilizing TikTok along with other social media platforms allows your fans to react to your content and allows you to directly interact with your fans. If someone stumbles upon your content and leaves a comment about how they liked your video, you can reply back right away to say thanks! Interacting with your fans and on your own videos will show people that you are a real person who genuinely cares about their craft and their supporters!

 

Quality Content

Before you start making TikTok videos, you should know a few tips and tricks that will help your video get the most plays possible. The first thing to keep in mind when creating content is to follow TikTok guidelines or your videos may be taken down. There are a lot of younger children using this app so your content should be appropriate for all viewers. Second, make sure you are posting high quality videos to your profile. Having a blurry or wobbly video will not grab the attention of consumers. Consider investing in a nice camera, a tripod, and a ring light to create top tier video content like the pros. Lastly, remember to be authentically you in your videos. Having unique content and doing something new will catch the eyes of many on this platform so don’t be afraid to stand out!

 

TikTok Inspired Music

Attention spans seem to be shorter than ever in today’s day and age. This is why some musicians have started creating TikTok inspired music specifically for TikTok in order to promote their music. TikTok inspired music is short, simple, and catchy. Mashing two different songs together is another popular TikTok music trend that gains a lot of views. You can create a brand new dance or trend and add your own short music snippet to the video to help promote your profile and other music!
 

If you are wanting to create a TikTok profile for yourself but are not sure where to start, we can help you out! By simply recording yourself performing in one of our rehearsal studios you can create creative and unique content that catches the eye. Our studios will provide a great backdrop for your video content and will provide you with amazing sound quality! Let SoundStructure Studios help you take your passion above and beyond. Book your rehearsal studio today!

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How To Organize Your Own Concert


April 1, 2022

How To Organize Your Own Concert
If you have been using our rehearsal studios for some time now, you might be thinking about curating a show to display your skills to friends and family. Soundstructure Studios wants to help your dreams become a reality! Let’s take a look at the steps it will take for you to throw your own concert in your community!

The Goal

The first thing to think about for your event is what is the purpose of this event? Are you wanting to showcase many different artists, similar artists, or just yourself? Will this show be a fundraiser for something or will it be a show to get your band used to performing in front of larger crowds? It will be important for you to ask yourself these questions before moving on to the next steps of curating your event!

Budget

Now that you have established why you are throwing this event, it is time to take a look at the budget you have to put towards your show. Renting out the space, paying lighting technicians and musicians, equipment rentals, food, beverages, and cost of promotions are all things that might need to be factored into your budget. If making a profit from this show was one of your goals, that will need to be factoring into your budget outline as well. Setting aside 10%-30% of your budget for unexpected expenses is also a good rule of thumb!

Talent

Finding the talent you wish to perform at your show is the next step. If you have met other cool, musical people in passing at our rehearsal studios or simply know of others that play an instrument or have a band, why not have them perform at your event? The more the merrier! Having more people in the show will also naturally increase the amount of people who will attend to support their friends and family members.

Venue

The budget is set, you have found the talent you want to perform, now it’s time to find a venue! Finding the perfect venue for your event can be tricky. If you live in a small city your options may be limited and if you live in a big city the venues you want may be booked up! Determine how big your event might be and choose a venue according to your budget and venue needs. If you want a concession stand or for alcohol to be served at your event you will want to choose a venue that offers those things. Make sure to check with the venue and the city to see if you need insurance or permits for your event to happen. Open communication with the people who own the venue is always best!

Time and Place

Picking the venue and picking the time and place of your event will somewhat go hand in hand. If the venue you wanted is booked for the day you wanted your show to be, you may need to move the show date or switch the venue. Consider other events that are happening in the area during the time of your event. If there is a festival happening or a huge headlining show down the street from yours you may want to consider moving around the date and time of your show a bit so that your event will have the most attendance possible!

Promotion

The last step to throw your own concert is to promote it! Making posts on social media for your show, printing out flyers, and spreading the news via word of mouth are all great and cheap ways to promote your event. Promoting your show can invite people in other than known family and friends which can help spread the word about a musician or band at your event, growing their fanbase and potentially leading to more bookings or demand for more events by you!

Soundstructure Studios has the rehearsal spaces you need to get ready for your next concert. Our studios are open and available to you 24/7, 365 days out of the year. Our sound isolation technology between studios allows you to practice your music without interruption, so don’t wait! Contact Soundstructure Studios KC today to book your rehearsal practice and get involved in our music community!
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How Music Brings People Together


February 27, 2022

How Music Brings People Together
Have you ever been to a concert and felt a sense of love and unity in the air? This is no coincidence! Music is a powerful tool that brings people together through shared experience and connection. Let’s dive deeper at this phenomenon and take a look at some of the reasons why music is a great way to bring people together!

Shared Experience

Music is arguably one of the most common shared human experiences. Music is something that can be experienced by mostly anyone at any time! With access to huge libraries of music on streaming services it is now easier than ever to find someone who listens to the same music as you. Many might listen to a song and take away different messages from a song, however there will always be a shared message, experience, or feeling being conveyed to the audience that they can take away with them. Even a song in a different language than your own can emit a feeling that the listener can pick up on. Whether you are at a live concert or just listening to a song at home, you are having a shared experience and connecting with everyone else who has listened to that song!

Belonging To Something Greater Than Yourself

As humans it is not uncommon for us to wish to be a part of something outside of ourselves, whether this is a hobby, a club you have joined, or volunteering for your community. Music is a largely popular format for people to search for and find connection with others. A music listener can find commonality within the lyrics of a song that may refer to shared human experiences in day to day life, such as falling in love or a break up. Everyone has experienced some form of being disappointed or let down, so when that is depicted in a song those feelings can be resurfaced. This provides the feeling of commonality and a shared experience with other humans that are going through life with you! Sharing and connecting over a mutual experience, be it a song, feeling, concert, or artist, is a great way to bond and make new friends!

Oxytocin

Music has many psychological benefits. One of these benefits happens through a chemical called oxytocin. Oxytocin is released into your brain whenever you listen to music and can provide you with the feelings of comfort and connection. Oxytocin can also encourage trust and nourish the sense of being socially bonded with others. When listening to your favorite band surrounded by others who also enjoy that band, endorphins are released in your brain that make you feel happier and more connected to those around you.

The music industry and community is a special one! Our shared human emotions and experiences can be heard and related to by anyone through this unique art form. Sharing a dance, a song, or a moment with someone is an extraordinary feeling! If you are ready to share your story with the world or simply want to express yourself privately, Soundstructure Studios has got your back! Contact Soundstructure Studios KC today to book your rehearsal studio and get started on your musical journey!
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The Benefits Of Playing An Instrument


January 28, 2022

The Benefits Of Playing An Instrument
We all love listening to our favorite songs or jamming out to the radio on our way to work, but have you ever considered learning how to make music yourself? Learning how to play a new instrument can be a great way to spend your free time and even has some health benefits. Once you have learned how to play an instrument you will be able to carry that skill with you throughout your life and you will always be able to impress your friends!

Memory Retention

One way that learning to play an instrument can benefit you is through memory retention. Playing an instrument and reading music exercises your brain. While playing an instrument and reading music you are using both the right and left part of the brain. This stimulates a larger portion of your brain and will help you to improve your cognitive abilities!

Reduce Stress Levels

Music can cause the listener an array of emotions. Slower and faster tempos, lyrics, and other elements of a song can make you feel sad, happy, angry, silly, loving, etc. This being said, it comes as no surprise that playing an instrument and listening to music in general can help to reduce your stress levels. Music reduces your heart rate and your blood pressure, making you feel calm, relaxed, and happy. The repetition of playing an instrument often can also bring you comfort, which can reduce your stress levels.

Confidence

With time you will feel more and more comfortable with your instrument. This gained comfortability and feeling like you have accomplished a new skill can bring you more confidence within yourself! Your friends will rave over your newly acquired skills and you will want to become even better or perhaps pick up a second instrument. Being able to show off your musical skills to others is definitely something to be proud of!

Make Friends

When you decide to learn how to play an instrument, you are also deciding to enter the realm of music. Along your musical journey you will meet others who decided to learn how to make music just like you. You can meet a lot of very creative and cool people within the music industry. If one of your New Year’s resolutions was to make some new friends, learning to play an instrument and make music might be just the way to meet some new people this year!

Improve Patience

Mastering your instrument is not going to happen overnight. It will take some time and dedication to really feel comfortable playing your instrument. That being said, learning how to play an instrument can improve your patience. It may take you a week or even a month to learn a new riff or to conquer a new song, so you will need to be gentle with yourself. Knowing that learning something new will take time is a lesson that can be carried into other aspects of your life.

Strengthen Creativity

Lastly, learning how to play a new instrument can help improve your creativity. You may try teaching yourself to think, create, and play on the spot as you get better rather than reading directly from sheet music. You also might feel like tweaking some things in an already composed piece to make it more your own and have fun with it. As your musical journey continues you might even want to compose your own music! Music is a great creative outlet and can exercise your imagination in unique ways!

Soundstructure Studios is a great place to practice your newly acquired skill. Don’t worry about business hours, they are open 24/7! Enjoy professional acoustics and sound isolated rooms while gaining a wonderful musical experience and furthering your skills. Contact Soundstructure Studios today to book your rehearsal space!
 
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