It’s complicated of course, but if I could break down the practices that have helped me reach a more creative state of mind, I would list three and here they are. Maybe these will become your three essential ingredients … via craigmcbreen.com This article is for a design website but the parallels with writing songs… Read More 3 Essential Ingredients for Creative Inspiration
With this in mind, I’m going to share seven things you can do to turn a potentially shaky start to your show into the beginning of a great show and a great relationship! Here’s how to make the first song in your set captivate your audience every time: via blog.discmakers.com First impressions are so important,… Read More Seven Ways to Captivate a Live Music Audience With Your First Song
As long as the world is turning, you’re going to be dizzy and you’re going to make mistakes. And that’s okay. Your past mistakes can teach you what you need to know to create a wonderful future. Here are twelve big mistakes you (likely) made this year and what you need to know going forward.… Read More 12 Big Mistakes You Made This Year
Many artists will tell you that they simply could not or would not tour without the financial support of house concerts along the way. But money is just the tip of the iceberg. Below the surface we find that house concerts are bringing artists (literally) closer to their fans, and sometimes they even help artists rediscover… Read More A Musician’s Guide to House Concerts: Build Your Fanbase & Make Money DIY Musician Blog
With a new year right around the corner, it’s more than tempting to procrastinate and think “I’ll get started in 2013.” But there’s no time like the pre-sent via caricole.com A great way to start your music marketing in 2013 with a BANG!
That time in the evolution of history that we’ve been dreaming about as artists and creative professionals, is. now. via musicthinktank.com This is THE most exciting time to be an artist 🙂
You aren’t perfect, and you need not pretend to be. via brandlikearockstar.com This quote is something that I have to remind myself everyday. Perfectionism is unnecessary.
Is piracy as much of a problem as the RIAA insists it is? Or has music consumption changed so dramatically that the old yardsticks no longer work? via techdirt.com Interesting question, interesting answer 🙂
There is more to life than increasing its speed.” ~Gandhi via tinybuddha.com Alll, slow down and enjoy the scenery a bit 🙂
Fellow artists, I’m sure you can relate to unconstructive criticism. That awful feeling of someone seemingly attacking your creativity without rhyme or reason can leave you feeling pretty deflated. Critique is something all creatives will face from time-to time, and it’s easy to be particularly sensitive when coming up against somebody offering less than flattering… Read More 4 Simple Steps to Handling Critique Like a Pro! – by Dreama