Cyber PR Music Campaigns

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Cyber PR Music Campaigns By Ariel Publicity Are you ready to reach the next level of success with your music, but you’re just not sure what it’s going to take to give your career the boost it needs? You may … »

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Selling Out


Times have changed, and if you want to make some part (or all) of your living by writing, recording or performing music, you actually have to SELL something. That is, you have to offer something that will compel people to GIVE YOU THEIR MONEY. »

Be Real, Be Honest, and Make Music Your Life


I have earned my living solely from performing and teaching music for the past two years without having to get a day-job! I have found that a lot of the players in college who were considered the best are having a harder time making rent than some of the more determined underdogs. Because I was not the best musician, I had to be REAL and HONEST about what I could offer a venue when booking a gig. For me, honesty has worked better than any trick out there! Hopefully, my experience will help you on your own path. »

$40 School for Songwriters

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Most successful songwriters I know have some degree of natural talent, but in my experience, the ones who really shine have invested a fair amount into their musical education. »

My New Sabian Memphis Ride


I’m absolutely insane about cymbals. Dry, dark, washy and wobbly, I’m constantly looking for nice sounds, not matter the manufacturer. Over the years, my personal tastes and musical roles have led to a very big, dark, washy sound. »

Songwriter's Block?


Sometimes we write songs that suck. It’s part of the process. The more you write, the better the odds that you’ll find a keeper. Think of it methodically for a little while. »

How My Life Got Better Once I Hired an Accountant


If you’re like me, part of being a musician means I’m not the best at math (I know that doesn’t hold true for all you math rockers out there!). The first year I quit my job, and when out on my own freelancing was terrifying. Making ends meet, budgeting, paying the bill. It adds up to quite a bit of calculation. »



So you got a message on myspace from a licensing company saying your song is perfect for The Hills and they want to place it this week. All you need to do is send a check for $400 and sign this contract »

Design Your Own Poster

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Design Your Own Poster by Kurt Gunn Green Bay, WI Click to Listen I am by no means a graphic designer; let’s get that clear right now. PDF what, TIFF what, Photoshop???? Just make my posters look cool, and send … »

Under The Cover


To or not to play Cover songs. If you agree wholeheartedly with the above sentiment and are a born rebel with a taste for adventure, then the life of a musician may very well suit you. However, even rebels must support themselves; even rebels have bills to pay. »

Tips on Singing


When singing, always take deep breaths and sing from the diaphram. Remember your vocal chords are small muscles and will fail you if you over work them. Its almost like pushing to take a crap, only directing all that wind power over your vocal chords. »