Take care of your health! Most important. If you can't play or sing, you can't make the money you need to in order to survive on tour. Zicam at the first sign of any sickness does kick it in our exper...
As a fellow songwriter, I'm sure you've shared some of your songs with your family and friends. Without a doubt, you've also heard them say that your song is better than any of the songs they're hear...
Many people go into the music industry head first and heels up. They have no idea who to buddy up with, or what to do to get their name out there. Think about your career. Your biggest dream is probab...
With the widespread availability of affordable computers and powerful software for music mixing, the average musician is now able to set up a reasonably decent home studio on a relatively small budget...
In the movie Almost Famous a young rock journalist, William Miller asks guitarist Russell Hammond of the almost famous band ‘Stillwater', "What do you love about music?" And he answered,"Well, to...
If had to give this article another title it would be, "If I Had It To Do Over Again".This will be the first in a multi-part series on how to navigate the waters of Music 2.0 using the limited financi...
The RIAA would like you to believe that you are participating in the Recording Industry. Be advised, you are not.You are in the Touring (Gig) Industry, make no mistake.Your mission, should you choose ...
The great P.T. Barnum - yes the circus guy - was an expert at the BIG SELL. Even though he was a marketing genius he was incredibly diverse in his methods and a real model of creative thinking. One of...
As a musician, one of the best ways to start becoming successful in the music business is to build up a fan base.You need to get your music out there so people can start listening to it and enjoying i...
EVERYTHING I NEED TO KNOW ABOUT LIFE I LEARNED IN BAND CLASS(With apologies to Robert Fulghum, author of "Everything I Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten)My high school band director, Steve ...