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Musician Interdependence: A Paradigm Shift

September 29, 2020

Music is collaboration. Musician to musician – artist to fans – artist to label /industry… Now more than ever, in this time of such independence, I am struck by the interdependence of things. And music, being a shared experience by two or more – strikes me as a perfect vehicle for interdependence and a distinction that could benefit all … Continue

6 Ways to Stop Struggling with Your Music

September 22, 2020

What word do you end that sentence with? Stop Struggling with “blah blah blah”… pick one. You want to know why you struggle? Are you ready for this? Because you do (sigh). Didn’t ya just know it was your fault? But hey – it’s a little more complex than that. Look – we all know life … Continue

The Most Important Ingredient to Music Success

September 15, 2020

What is the one thing that without it, you most likely won’t be successful with your music (at least not enough to live off it anyway?) Well you might quickly blurt out “talent”. But think again. Think about the artists who are not so talented or “gifted”, that even in spite of it, have achieved … Continue

3 Shortcuts to Avoid in Your Music Career

September 8, 2020

They say success in anything is in the details. Nothing is more true – especially for musicians. I just worked with an artist who wants to move his music career into being a motivational speaker and use his music as an integral piece of his events. It’s exciting stuff, but it struck me that he … Continue

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

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