Thinking outside the band
Posted: 12 March 2019
Guitar + drums + bass = a band… right? Well yes, but there are so many more possibilities than just that. Every now and again something comes along and adds an extra special ingredient that breaks the mould and makes a song truly stand out. That’s why we’ve taken a look at instruments you might not have considered to propel your next track to amazing new heights.
Read time: 5 mins
Do you ever ask if your tracks have everything they need to really attract attention? Are they missing that killer component to kick up a storm? Whether you’ve got band members who can turn their hand to multiple instruments, or could bring in extra musicians just for your recording session, it’s worth considering what added elements could make your music really stick out.
THE KEYS TO SUCCESS
Perhaps not the most original idea, but there’s so much variety you can bring in to your song by adding some keys. From electronic synth tones to heartfelt classical piano melodies, via Hammond organs and classical harpsichords, many songs have been elevated to the next level by introducing keys. You don’t need to spend a fortune either, with used keyboards and even melodicas available for a similar price to a set of drumsticks.