You need to understand your audience. If you record as a purist, you need to pitch your music to purists – Almost exclusively. Because most of us want to hear pop/rock/blues/hip-hop/indie alt/etc music where everything is tight and in tune
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.
Sure, you see that your buddy has thousands of spins, and somehow they got on a playlist, and you’re wondering how the hell they do it!? Deserving or not, there are ways to get on the playlist, and it comes down to the same thing that always does, a little extra preparation and a lot of luck.
Even during our current lockdown, we can support other acts. It’s as simple as talking! Start today! Pick and local band and follow the crap outta them!
It’s time to up your poster game.
…something that I have found biblically destructive. The thought, I’ve wasted this year…
Let me put this in bold letters because you need to hear this. You are not a failure, the reason you haven’t become famous is not because you’re not doing enough. Before we start, I want you to find a mirror (or use your phone selfie feature) and ask yourself this question. “I will neverContinue reading “To The 99% – From One Of Your Own”
Not drinking enough water is like asking for a plant to bear fruit without giving it any water. It’s kind of silly!
The argument between staying true to oneself and getting an instructor has been heated since… well probably around the time of the Beatles. I’ve sat on both sides of this fight, and I think it stems from a couple different ideas. 1. We’re afraid – We are afraid of looking stupid in front of someoneContinue reading “Yes, You Should Be Taking Lessons – Find A Teacher”