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Your Music is Your Product, Believe in It

Music

Derek Sivers, CEO of CDBaby.com said, in so many words, the first thing someone will do after they hear your music or band name is forget who you are. This was both obvious and subtle to me. So many artists today are so worried about “selling out” that they don’t put themselves out there. »

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When Your Body Starts to Work Against You – Musicians with Focal Dystonia

Health

What was once second nature becomes a constant fight. Years of practice, study and natural talent can completely disappear forcing a complete relearning of everything they once knew, or worse the end of their musical career. »

Stomp 6 to AirTurn’s New Wireless Pedal Controller

Gear

AirTurn, Inc. has announced the release of the STOMP 6 — a wireless, six switch foot pedal. The STOMP 6 connects to any Bluetooth-enabled device and works with hundreds of apps to perform tasks that simplify music performance. »

Danielle Ate The Sandwich and Her 24 Hour Album

Music

I am Danielle Ate the Sandwich, an indie folk songwriter from Colorado. Last January, I recorded an album in 24 hours. I started on a Saturday afternoon and worked through the night, with only a couple of hours of napping and lots of thick, stubborn drudging through the wild fields, we call creativity. »

Gotta Get My Mind Right by Daphne Willis

Music

Call me crazy, but I think health starts in the brain 😉 I think we are at our best when we feel safe, happy, and healthy. I think our nation, our communities, and our families would all benefit from a healthier mental perspective. Right? »

A FEW MUSIC LICENSING FAQs by Katey Laurel

Music  Resources

Licensing is one of the few ways writers, labels and publishers are still making money. As a result, with the decline of recorded music sales, the marketplace has become very competitive since everyone including the MAJORS are competing, often for the same placements. This makes it very important to have a great representative, and/or be willing to put in the time and energy it takes to make contacts in this world…preferably both. »

Stephen Kellogg Climbs Ladders Worth Climbing

Money  Music

How to keep coming back. How to say “yes” even when “yes” feels scary. It’s better to be at the bottom of a ladder you want to climb then the middle of one you don’t. »

Hugh Sung and Artist Works Promotion

Lessons

Yes, the legendary pianist himself will personally respond to your videos. More on that below…. You can start learning with Hugh Sung or any of our other teachers today, and save 15% on any subscription by using the code »

How to Play in Someone Else’s Band

Lessons  Music

{gain twenty years of road experience with a five minute read} by Danny Barnes             The Danny Barns BIO: i’ve been at this a pretty long time. the main thing i use to get my ideas … »

Booking Shows: They can’t say yes if you don’t ask

Touring

Remember: they can’t say yes if you don’t ask. So be fearless! When your favorite band comes to town, ask if you can support the bill! »

Dawson Hollow Has a New Name, Look and Sound

Advertising  Resources

Since 2002 this multi-award-winning band has performed in over two-thousand venues across the United States and Canada entertaining thousands with their fusion of old time musical instruments, stunning vocals and modern beats… emerging with a fresh new style. »