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...
Any career development person worth his salt, wants you to have a career that is constantly rising. Hence, that is why you should have three CDs worth of material already written when you approach you...
At the Whisky a Go Go, Saturday, January 6, 2007, the opening band was Vekstar (Can hear them on my space if you are intereseted.) Some nice tunes on My Space, but the live performance didn't quite cu...
Traditional radio airplay, standard brick and mortar distribution and being signed by a major record label are no longer the only means of getting your music noticed. Thanks to digital distribution an...
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...
Finding representation for your career can be a very hard, but very important task if you want to further your career path. Many people rush into contracts, signing on the dotted line before they thin...
I was talking recently to a group of young artists when I asked them "what might stop you from focusing on your music career goals?" Amongst many other answers, they said "a loss of confidence". Now...
If you are looking to get out of the independent music scene and seek a record deal then one of the best assets you can have is to know how to communicate with music contacts. The music industry is fu...
You are absolutely ecstatic because you have written all your songs, produced the music and your CD is complete!! You find yourself jumping for joy and then it dawns on you--People have got to hear th...
I cannot stress how immensely important it is to make music contacts in this fast-paced music industry. Whether a record deal is your goal or independent music is more your gig, you still need to meet...