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On the Road with the Dean and KISS

  04/29/12 14:31, by , Categories: Ed Lapple, Take It From Me , Tags: dean snowden, edward lapple, gene simmons, kiss, kiss online, meet and greet, paul stanley, wounded warriors
Take It From Me By Edward Lapple Did you ever wonder what it would be like to go on the road with a big name rock band? Lots of parties, screaming fans, babes, VIP everything? Well, not exactly. Dean Snowden has been a very good friend of mine for a lo… more »

Be a Hands-On Mixer

  01/15/12 15:59, by , Categories: BFMN Exclusive, Studio Sound, Ed Lapple, Take It From Me, Sound Advice , Tags: _b_ roll, dan grigor, edward lapple, live music_ call for info, nonlinear video editing, video editing software
Take It From Me by Edward Lapple I just finished editing a music video for entry into a competition and I was struck by how much I missed some of the analog technology that used to be at our fingertips. Don't get me wrong, I love all of the new digital toys! I'd be… more »

Insiders Tip On Promoting Your Band

  03/01/11 22:59, by , Categories: Music News, BFMN Exclusive, Ed Lapple, Take It From Me , Tags: arcade fire, edward lapple, hollywood reporter, lady ga ga, national public radio, npr
Take It From Me by Edward Lapple How does a band get a break these days? Where can you get the airplay that you need to get known? Sure, you’re Internet-hip, you can put it on YouTube. Of course, unless you have a secret plan for driving people… more »

Looking Back at NAMM, the Long View

  02/04/11 20:22, by , Categories: Review, NAMM 2011, Edward Lapple , Tags: dan grigor, edward lapple, namm, namm show, press credentials
by Edward Lapple It's 4:58 in the morning, the date is January 16th, it's my birthday, the start of my seventh decade on this planet and I'm parked three stalls down from the dumpster at the back of the Super 8 motel, 400 yards from the entrance to t… more »

Dream Lovers and the Missing Tapes

  01/12/11 01:44, by , Categories: Music News, BFMN Exclusive, Ed Lapple , Tags: bfmn exclusive, cal worthington, dream lover, edward lapple, fresno big fair, glen campbell, tanya tucker
by Edward Lapple We have a new story concerning the items located in the spooky old warehouse. As I wandered through the boxes, I stumbled upon an old VHS tape from 1980. On it, among other things, was an absolutely sublime performance of “Dream Lover”… more »
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Less Is More, the Importance of Silence

  11/09/10 14:08, by , Categories: BFMN Exclusive, Edward Lapple, Take It From Me , Tags: carol kaye, chordal progressions, edward lapple, less is more, rick marotta, twelve-bar
Take It From Me by Edward Lapple: I'm a bass player, at least I've been playing at it for four decades now. I've tried playing guitar but I have never even been beginning good at it and I always blame my lack of competence on my fat fingers. My finge… more »
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Serendipity Is In the Pocket

  10/14/10 23:46, by , Categories: BFMN Exclusive, Ed Lapple, Take It From Me , Tags: edward lapple, heebie jeebies, louis armstrong, okeh race records, ray charles
Take It From Me by Edward Lapple Mistakes can be the stuff that dreams are made of. A chance encounter in the night, an accidental phone call to the wrong person who turns out to be Mr. Right, call it serendipity. Serendipity is defined as “good… more »
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