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Musician Mindset: Radiating Your Inner Confidence

June 30, 2020

There’s a lot of chatter out there about what you need to do as a musician to get out there and grow your music in the world. A LOT of chatter. Marketing, social media, radio play, publicity, touring etc. But no one’s really talking about the inside game. And we all know, that no matter … Continue

Indie Musicians: Why You Still Need a Team

June 23, 2020

The Indie Revolution has been an awesome ride. It’s helped some artists get their music out there that wouldn’t have had the chance before, and it’s given others the opportunity to rise in a business that used to be only for signed artists. But it’s also created a hole in the marketplace for all of … Continue

7 Steps to Writing Songs That Break the Mold

June 16, 2020

As an artist, a songwriter, or a music producer writing for/with an artist, it’s important to note that in order to break an artist, a song that makes a serious impact is required material. The kind that break the mold. Because in order to introduce a new artist to the public, you’ve got to carve … Continue

How to Stay True to Yourself in the Music Industry

June 9, 2020

It’s pretty much par for the course in any industry, that once you get on the inside and lose the pretty package, it’s not what it once seemed. But contrary to businesses that start for commerce, ones that begin as a labor of love and passion – like music, have more devastating fallout for hopefuls … Continue

4 Steps To Creating Your Music Dream Team

June 2, 2020

A friend of mine said the other day “who needs a manager, just build your own team.” Truth. Artists who gain ground build teams. Having team rocks, but having the RIGHT team is a serious game-changer. You definitely can’t do it alone (so don’t kid yourself). “It definitely takes a village.” Here are my 4 … Continue

Musician Shoptalk: Why DIY is Dead

May 26, 2020

DIY was a powerful concept to get us through the transition as the music business fell apart. The good news is that as it morphed, what emerged was a more powerful medium for independents. It allowed artists to literally release music independently, on their own without label support. It also gave artists much needed artistic … Continue

How to Find Your Music Business Lane

May 19, 2020

I believe that every artist on the planet has a destiny. A place where they belong – a lane, so to speak, one that is undeniably yours. And it’s not just my belief, it’s what I’ve witnessed over 30+ years of coaching artists and watching their paths unfold in the music business. Success for each … Continue

5 Musician Mis-steps to Avoid in Your Career

May 12, 2020

It’s so important that you make your moves at the right time. Knowing when to hire a publicist, when you’re ready for a manager, how to work with people in the industry available to you, and doing things in the right order is how your efforts will pay off. But making the wrong moves at … Continue

Musicpreneurs: 6 Tips for Optimizing Your Time

May 5, 2020

In my 1-on-1 coaching sessions, I often hear artists saying, “I’m so overwhelmed trying to do everything that I end up not doing anything well.” I hear you! The unending list of tasks on the to-do list and the massive amount of information we consume on a daily basis about how to get better, do … Continue

Indie Musicians: How to Find Your Signature Sound

April 28, 2020

Developing your Signature Sound seems like such an easy thing. Just be you. We hear it every day — but how? Especially when you’re struggling to become you (you haven’t had a lot of life lived yet), or you’re reinventing yourself from tough times, or from a period of time where the fountain of creativity just … Continue

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