Talk isn’t cheap, but it is worth it – How therapy saved my life

This is why therapy is so critical for our survival. I’m not trying to be poetic when I say critical. What’s the point of life if you’re not even living? You’re taught how to walk, you’re taught how to speak, you’re taught how to write and read. When it comes to working through the things that prevent you from happiness, you’re left to your own devices.

Face-Off – A battle to the death (or how to quickly finish a song)

It’s a friendly, fun way to get those creative juices flowing. It’s also very quick and frees you up from the inventive damn that can inhibit us. It has the potential to hurt some ego, but we must remember that either way, you are winning!

Double The Amount You Practice With This Simple Trick

I feel like drummers get this concept more than anyone else. Can you imagine putting your drumset up every day?! At that point, I wouldn’t be a drummer—too much work.

The Rockstar Illusion

Close your eyes and think of the average night of your favorite artist? They’re probably having the time of their (and your) life. They also seem to have a superpower of being immune to the consequential effects of extreme and constant hedonism… I want to point out that this is all in your head!

Creating Vs Releasing Art

Take a long at your catalog right quick. Do you have anything in there that you are super proud of? Do you have a song that you love the production on as well as the writing? Maybe not! Maybe the reason you feel anxious and unsure of what you’re doing in life is because you haven’t actually done that much of what you love to do.

Submithub – How to get your music out to a new audience

If you’re Taylor Swift, you can announce on just Instagram that you have a song dropping, and that will do you just fine. Let’s take a look at how many followers she has… Yep I’m off by 137 million.

Precision Practice

Are you having a hard time hitting a phrase of notes in a song? I have a quick solution to your tiny problem! Our first step is establishing and working out which notes we need to hit, what techniques are used to get the sound we want. Our second step is finding out what tempoContinue reading “Precision Practice”

Stage banter: How to win your audience over between songs

Stage banter: How to win your audience over between songs Do you know what the difference is between stand-up comics and a musician is? They tell jokes, you play music. That’s about it… ok, obviously that’s not the only thing, but I’m driving…

How to get press in the DIY era

There are PLENTY of places you can pitch your press. Think outside your circles into international waters, baby! If you don’t know what your local press looks like, it’s time to figure that out. It’s as easy as searching Google or Instagram. They’re not trying to hide from you, you just have to look through all the garbage out there.