Foxhound Dark N Gritty Evolved – Band Music Themes

Dark N Gritty Evolved Review – Demo : Meet another music band WordPress theme with retina optimized responsive layout, by Foxhound Band Themes. This is a most advanced premium music theme package that meets all requirements of musicians and band artists. You can use this WordPress theme to start a website to promote Band, Music Events, DJ programs.

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Not only that, you can also start a music blog to stay in touch with your fans. It also allows you to add your own “SoundCloud Player” using widgets. This is a full and final solution for singers and musicians which can turn a simple blog into a music portal. It provides custom widgets so that you can developed your own homepage to highlight discography, albums, shows and blog posts.

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Why Foxhound Dark N Gritty Evolved ?

You can definitely get lots of choices when you are searching for a best band or music WordPress theme. And that’s where is becomes very hard to select right music WordPress theme. In my opinion, one should choose such a music theme that provides code free customization, widgetized layout, user friendly options panel etc. Not only that, your theme should be able to embed SoundCloud tracks, Videos (Youtube, Vimeo), Images and more.

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All these qualities are already provide in Dark N Gritty WordPress theme. Apart from that, you will find many other options like : Home slider, discography , shows etc. The premium music theme provides special “Page Attributes” to help you add custom pages : Albums, Shows and others. This way, you won’t need to install external plugins to manage website contents.

Best Features : Dark N Gritty Foxhound Band Themes

Setting up homepage with custom widgets is really easy and doesn’t take much time. After you setup this theme on your server, you will need to create two new pages : “Home” and “Blog”. After that, whenever you will publish a new post it will automatically appear on the ‘Blog’ section. Now, you can set homepage from “Reading Settings”, either select Blog as homepage or “Home” as custom homepage.

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You can now manage entire homage area using widgets customization page where you will find ‘Front Page Center’. Here you can add all content widgets to display your albums, shows, blog articles and other stuff on homepage. Dark N Gritty Evolved will create separate row for every widget selected for homepage. The The ‘Front Page Bottom’ widget area will adjust spacing automatically to fit all contents in proper way. If you add 2 widgets then it will share 50% of the total space and for 3 widgets 33% for each.

Dark N Gritty Evolved Home Demo – Music Theme for WordPress

Foxhound Themes : Options Panel

Once you are done with theme setup process then you will be able to access options panel from admin page (left side). Just click on “Dark N Gritty Evolved” and you will be greeted with options panel screen having 5 tabs.

Logo/Images : Options to upload Logo, Small band photo and Favicon image.
Header/Footer : Header slider and footer settings.
Colors and Background : Select background style and color skins
Social network profiles : Select social media site and add profile link
Advanced CSS : Add custom CSS code for advanced styling

Theme Options Panel - Dark N Gritty Evolved - Foxhound Music Theme

This was a quick tour for entire options panel which allows you to setup everything from header to footer. You may select any color skin, personal logo, custom background that looks gorgeous to your music website.

Slideshow Setup:

Foxhound has offered custom options to setup each and every feature in Dark N Gritty Evolved. For homepage, you can either select a slideshow or conversation box. The slider settings page will provide slideshow options like : Animation effect, Animation speed, Pause time and more.

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The options page will show “Front Page Sliders” option to find all options required to add new slide. Hence, you may add new slide with title, featured image, custom linl, video etc.

Add Discography / Albums :

In order to define a “Discography” section on your site, you will have to add a new page and select “Discography” form attributes list. Now you can add your albums using admin page menu options from “Discography”. As you click Add new album, you will see a screen with ready fields where you just need to fill details about your album.

For e.g. Title, Featured image, Tracks name, SoundCloud player link, Purchase page link, Release date and many more. This type of advanced modules can provide professional look to your album listings and grab more sales.

Add Shows using GigPress :

Foxhound trust this plugin very much for it’s ability to add shows in proper way. If you want to display your music or DJ shows or Events then you will have to install “GigPress Plugin”. Dark N Gritty Evolved provides full documentation to explain you how to setup “Shows” page using GigPress. The image below highlights the live preview of “Show listings” page.

It just asks your to fill all show details like filling a registration form. Hence, musicians ca easily add their shows on their own. The GigPress listings page allows you to add : Show date, Artist, Venue, Price, Ticket link, Contact details and other stuff as shown in screen-shot.

If you are really serious to choose best music WordPress theme for your new or outdated website. Then I would only recommend using this theme.

More Features : Dark N Gritty Foxhound

  • Add SoundCloud Player
  • Page options : turn off comments, Author and more
  • Contact page : Using Contact Form 7
  • Optional Plugins : GigPress, Yoast SEO, Colorbox JS, Facebook Like Widget
  • WooCommerce support : Sell albums from your own store
  • Featured image option
  • Back-end Menu Options : Gigpress, Frontpage Sliders, Discography
  • Dark Gritty options panel : Manage color, Stylings and social media
  • WordPress menus support
  • Page attributes : Add custom pages (For musicians)
  • Retina ready and Responsive : Adjust over all screen types
  • And many more

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