Execute Order 66 (Days) – How to Form a Habit

Many people post after their first run, the first day of a diet, or when they are writing a song, and they finish one (the first in maybe six months). I’m happy that you did it, I mean that. BUT, if you’re trying to master a skill, it really doesn’t mean a lot if you only do that once every six months. Even once a week will not get you to where you want to go. What about posting after you’ve done two songs a week for 2 months?

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”

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.

On Gatekeepers

Trying to get to the next level? You need someone to help you get there! Duh. What do Spotify playlists and open mic nights have in common? Gatekeepers and Key masters. Let’s go find out where Zuul is.

Get More Work – 9 Ways To Be More Professional

If you notice a lack of professionalism in somebody and you keep using that person and getting frustrated, that is not on them that is on you.

The Right Hand, The Important Hand – Tricks To Improve Rhythm

The rhythm hand deserves some extra love! Stop telling yourself that someone will take care of the heavy lifting with guitar. Stop being the weak link in the band. Learn to play the damn guitar! It’s nothing complicated, so don’t feel overwhelmed. You just need to dedicate a little additional focus on specific techniques.

The Best (and your favorite) Advice You’ve Ever Been Given – Sleep More

The two most important things I schedule – the stuff I’m never supposed to move? ME TIME and SLEEP TIME.

Our 7 Day Trial – The Practice Makeover

Going the distance involves that movie training montage – unfortunately the real deal is really boring

How to name your band – Spoiler, there are no rules to this thing.

Do you know how many people are named Emma? A lot… A lot. Still, they’re all special (well, I assume there are some out there that probably suck.) Picking a good name for your group is important. But it is more important to choose a name you love and to move on to more important things… like writing and performing. I have here a quick little philosophy lesson on why you’re having a hard time locking down that name. It’s a journey, and it’s about to get real.