Monthly Archives April 2022

5 Ways to Feel More Confident About Your Music

It’s easy to get down about your music. Your dreams, your talents, your identity, your time — they’re all wrapped up in your music. So while you work hard to … Continue reading

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Dear Musicians, Your Friends are NOT Your Fans

Here’s a hard truth: Your friends are not your fans. Neither are your family or co-workers. It’s important to know this early on, because you can’t count on these people … Continue reading

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Make the Most Money from Your Gigs

Whether you’ve been touring for years or just starting out and trying to book your first gig, working with a talent buyer has many benefits. What is a talent buyer? … Continue reading

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3 Things WORSE Than Describing Your Own Music

We’ve all felt it. That knot in the gut. An oafishness. The panic… …whenever someone asks: What kind of music do you make? How DARE they! Oh those poor, poor … Continue reading

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7 Challenges Musicians Face in 2022

After two years of pandemic anxiety, quarantine and false starts, musicians who want to reboot their careers are facing some new challenges. It remains to be seen how many of … Continue reading

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NFTs for Musicians: What You Need to Know

What are NFTs? Will they save the music industry, or is it all just hype? And how do you create and sell NFTs as an independent musician? Let's dive in. Continue reading

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The Rules of Music Networking in 2022

Unless you’re a true social butterfly, networking with promoters, bookers, members of the press and the others in your scene is probably the most difficult part of being an indie … Continue reading

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READ THIS Before You Remove Your Music from Streaming

Some famous legacy artists recently removed their music from Spotify. Their boycott generated a lot of media noise. Then some independent artists wanted to follow suit. But should they?  TLDR: … Continue reading

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