The Secret Weapon to Your Music Success

September 1, 2020

Everyone wants a secret weapon for music success – naturally. But not everyone has one. First, because you may not know where to find it. Second, because you may think you can’t afford it (whatever it is). Third, because you think that you can do it yourself. This article will dispel the first, show you why … Continue

The Musician’s Signature Sound Checklist

August 25, 2020

What is more important than having the best voice or musicianship on the planet? A distinctive sound that is instantly recognizable – a signature. Use this checklist to sharpen your signature and get some tips for how to find yours along the way. The Signature Sound Checklist: 1. A clearly defined genre. You’re not “iffy” … Continue

Do’s and Don’ts of Covering Songs

August 18, 2020

Covering songs is all the rage, but how do you choose the right song covers for your b(r)and? What song covers will bring views and create leverage? And what covers could do some damage, even sink you, or worse, get NO views. We all know how important “numbers” on social media are. While you can’t … Continue

Taking Your Ego Out of Your Music

August 11, 2020

Do you feel sleazy promoting your music? Are you too serious about it? Is the pressure so high that you don’t do anything? You’ve got too much of your ego in the game, my dears, which means you’re focusing on the wrong thing! You’re making it about you, when you’re really part of something much … Continue

Musicpreneur: How to Speak Producer

August 4, 2020

As an artist, you regularly have epiphanies, inspirations and visions of your creations. That’s what being an artist is. A creative who interprets life into art and brings to life their vision through their work. But the challenge lies in the ability to achieve your vision, not dying with the song unsung. It not only … Continue

6 Signs of a Successful Music Career

July 28, 2020

Mastering the music machine and creating a successful music career is no easy feat. It’s wracked with riddles, potholes and — a plethora of snake-charmers and charlatans along the way. Be wary of people who claim too much — do your research and be sure to work with credible, established people, not newbies who are … Continue

How To Make Your Music Industry-Ready

July 21, 2020

There’s a problem in the independent world of record making. It’s too easy to make an album. As a result, many more albums are being made without the time, team, and resources to go the distance. And the lives of countless records that could have made it, are cut short. I mean on an artistic … Continue

Musicpreneur: How to Level Up Your Video Content

July 14, 2020

Did you know that the average person spend 3.7 hours a day on their mobile device, mainly watching video content? That YouTube is the 2nd largest search engine in the world? And with people increasingly using mobile to watch video, those statistics are just going to keep climbing.  Video is one of the best ways … Continue

Making A Record That Blows Up Your Career

July 7, 2020

Make no mistake, a great record is not stumbled upon. There is a science behind making a record that goes places. But no one who made one ever set out to make a hit record – they just set out to make the best record they possibly could and neither time nor money stopped them. … Continue

CCVM Best New Song Scholarship & Winner List

July 3, 2020

OMG, I’m so blown away at the talent on the Best New Song scholarship! Major praise to the incredible voices, songs and performances. You ALL have blown our minds. Wow! We made our selections mostly based on artistry/craft and who could use the program the most, as well as the efforts to gain likes which … Continue

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