Very inspirational. I would recommend starting at 15:00min
Today, Hungry Artiz, I am going to do something a little different. I am going to ask you to help me write this. Don’t worry. I am not going to ask you to submit anything or expose yourself to any type of criticism. I am just going to ask you to answer one question for me: What do you think is the most important question you should ask when trying to get into the music business?
Instead of giving it a “minute to sink in” as I often do in these pieces, I am going to ask you to stop reading now. Close your web browser, and really stop and think about this question before you keep reading. I am not going anywhere, and neither is this conversation that you are reading. I would really like to see what you think it is.
After you have thought about it, come…
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Wow, this list is so good, I only wish I had written this article:
20 Worst Indie Artist Mistakes
A guest post by Johnny Dwinell of Daredevil Production
In my job, I get to speak with many indie artists who are at different points in their journey. They consistently make these common major mistakes. Changing your approach will change your career. I made this personal to drive the message home.
1. Your Songs Suck – Consumers will instantly click past a crappy song to thousands of online radio stations till they find a good song that really moves them in the first 10-20 seconds. You better have GREAT songs. It’s a CRAFT; it always has been. Treat is as such. You need to seek out a few mentors to teach you what they know about their CRAFT and apply your unique vision and perspective to that knowledge. Easy to…
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Renman Music & Business
Will Smith explain’s how we all can do anything we put our minds to. Some inspiration for anyone who needs it.— Description from original uploader by the name of Kevin Miles.
Please watch this video if you’re outside of a ‘music city.’ Hope this helps.
The other day, I got an email. Because I get many emails daily, I set aside time in my day to open and read them. I usually start with my “Shift/Delete” routine. This is where I look at the preview pane of my Mail App and skim through to see if any of those spammers have gotten creative enough to bypass my filters! What fun, huh? I hold down the Shift key to zap multiple emails from those who have made it their point to let me know that I have been selected for a free trial of their software, Facebook telling me I have been “mentioned” or a forgotten mailing list that I signed up for, but am no longer interested in.
While doing my “Shift/Delete” routine, I usually go immediately to the messages with questionable subject headings. You know the ones: they address you warmly by calling you…
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