Brent Brown Music

Brent Brown on Starting Today

Music

Making my first album was a lot like starting my latest podcast in the sense that I still have no idea what I’m doing with anything, nor do I believe any one else when they say they do. But the reward is clearly more in the experience than in the result. »

Recent Posts

5 Secrets to Developing a Highly Successful Career in the Music Industry

Lessons  Music

What do you think successful musicians do to achieve success in their music careers? Surely, not all great musicians accomplish the same goals, but every one of them has taken the same fundamental steps to grow long-lasting careers. Next are … »

Why a Gin Company Hired Musicians as Part-Time Salespeople

Money

When I read Cathy’s Huyghe article on why a gin company hired musicians as salespeople I could only wonder why more people haven’t already figured this out. »

The .MUSIC Domain Name

Marketing  Resources

Today, DotMusic needs your help to push this community application across the finish line. If DotMusic’s initiative doesn’t succeed, major players like Google and Amazon – that do not share our views and policies on music rights – may end up controlling the rights to these domains. »

Music Discounts from My Music Friends this Labor Day Weekend!

Deals  Gear  Lessons

I hope everyone has a relaxing Labor Day Weekend planned. I work with the musician friendly companies below and they are all offering some pretty cool discounts this weekend. »

How to Make a Living as a Modern Musician

Money

The Modern Musician Show interviews successful musicians delivering actionable tips, tricks, strategies and tactics to show how a career in music can still be fulfilling and make money. »

BE YOURSELF by David Owens

Music

So, be yourself. There’s no need to think, “Well, that’s what’s selling so that’s what we have to do to get noticed!” It’s selling because at some point, the powers that be said to them, “You don’t sound like anyone else.” »

The Doughnut Around BandCamp, Reverbnation and SoundCloud

Marketing

I’ve been familiar with all BandCamp, Reverbnation and SoundCloud throughout their development but never really took the time to weight the positives and negatives of each. »

Create, Control, Conquer

Gear

JamUp is the world’s first iOS Guitar & Bass multi-effects app to add wireless footswitch control with the AirTurn BT-105 pedal Bluetooth pedal system. »

iPad and Music Recording Apps

Gear

The question I am always trying to answer is how to integrate technology into my teaching to make things easier, better and help the students enjoy and understand what we are trying to do in class. »

How to Prep for your Time in the Studio

Lessons  Resources

Between Rich and I we have seen just about everything you could imagine go on in the studio and we have managed to accumulate a little bit of wisdom about how to streamline the process and kept things running smoothly. »