Being a Business Savvy artist will improve your chances of success!

What made Bono one of the richest rockstars in the world as well as making Dr. Dre and P. Diddy two of the wealthiest hip hop artists around? It wasn’t just their musical talents, most of their sky rocketing net worth came from smart business sense and the understanding of …

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Resources To Help You Get Better Gigs Quicker And Easier

 In the early stages of your bands potential career it can be tough to find shows and you can often feel like you’re not getting the chance to get out there and play enough. You may find yourself on the bill with bands who genres don’t fit yours and you …

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Q & A: Keeping Your Voice Healthy on and off the Road

Today’s blog is all about your voice and keeping your vocals healthy for a long successful career. A big thanks to my current intern Trevor Kidd for helping me compile these questions and vocal coach Monica Sui for answering the Q&A for us. Hope you enjoy! The human voice is …

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Endorsement Deals 101

When I first started working in the industry, the world of endorsements was a much different process than it is today. Most artists were able to get great product in return for using gear live, or wearing a certain brand on stage at most levels of their careers. That luxury …

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Artists. The importance of your first impression (and how to not blow it)

 I was recently at a large music event full of networking opportunities over the course of 4 days. There I witnessed a lot of artists who were either making or breaking their chance at a career and didn’t even know it. In taking advantage of their surroundings, upcoming artist were …

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The importance of Communication and your career

The music industry is one big relationship, where communication is the ultimate part of it’s existence.  Having people skills, common practically and good communication will get you very far in your career. Whether it be on the industry side or as an artist/band. Here 6 key details in how communication can …

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Apple Music & Apple Connect – what it can mean for users, Artists and the Music Industry

“WELCOME TO APPLE MUSIC, A PLACE FOR FANS, CREATED BY THE ARTISTS AND EXPERTS WHO LIVE FOR MUSIC” Apple Music & Apple Connect – what it can mean for users, Artists and the Music Industry “WELCOME TO APPLE MUSIC, A PLACE FOR FANS, CREATED BY THE ARTISTS AND EXPERTS WHO …

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What is all this TIDAL talk!?

I wake up Monday, and come into work and BOOM, we are seeing photos and video footage of some of the largest acts in the music industry, huddled around for a press conference. Of course it created a buzz, a curiosity and an anticipation for something big to come….. Then came, …

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Roles and responsibilities of your team

Depending on your where you are at to date with your music career, there are various team members you may have already have, or want to hire to help as you gain more success. The larger the artist, the larger your team is. It is important for you to know the …

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Instagram 101

I spent a lot of my time… on Instagram. I choose to follow pages, and sometimes unfollow pages due to their quality and detail on posts. I put together a bit of an “Instagram 101 Guide” for you today. If your band, artist page or company does not have Instagram …

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