Category Archives for "Artist Development"
I’m being interviewed this week on how you can make a living from your music. You can hear that interview and at least 14 more on the same topic from a range of music industry experts by visiting this site and signing up for the free summit Join the Music Business Summit here, for free. […]Continue reading
What does ‘making it in music mean’ to you and to us? We get daily emails from people that tell us they want to ‘make it’. They fall into several categories. The Musician Classes Many people genuinely fall into a class I’ll call the ‘bewildered’. They may or may not have talent and they may […]Continue reading
And does it matter? Can you learn and practice to become a better musician, songwriter or performer – or are you stuck with the level of innate ability that you were born with? I’m a firm believer in the theory that you can improve through long term concerted effort and practice. Constantly honing your skills […]Continue reading
I’m not a Michael Bublé fan. It doesn’t matter though, because he is an example of effort and application that you can follow regardless of what you think of his music. Nonetheless, I have enormous respect for what he’s achieved and how he kept going to get to where he is today. He never gave […]Continue reading
“How do I get noticed?” We get asked that…. a lot. People approach us all the time – both as a result of writing the posts on this site and in our day jobs as managers and consultants. And then, about half of the people who ask that, follow up with a second question. “Is […]Continue reading
You may well have heard about this guy – Jonathan Mann. Most likely it’s for his song about the iPhone 4 antenna that’s had well over a million hits on YouTube. He set out on January 1st 2009 to write a song a day and upload it to YouTube – and he’s stuck to it. […]Continue reading