As musicians, we often have lots of opinions about what music is GOOD or BAD. I want to let you know that that bad music can still teach us lessons about what is good.Read More Why you should actually listen to music you hate.
There are guitar players that stand out from others because they play so well. Then there are players whose guitars stand out just as much because they are so unique. Then there are players who are both amazing players and creators of those instruments.Read More Guitar players who customized their own guitars
As the holidays approach us, you might be on the lookout for the perfect gift for the indie musicians in your life. You can also use this list if you are looking to buy something fun for yourself. I picked five things that I think every indie musician would love to get as a gift […]Read More 5 amazing gift ideas for indie musicians on your list
As a songwriter, you will face the decision to make music that sells or write songs that seem to matter to you personally. Sometimes, it seems like you have to do one or the other. Why can’t we make music that does both? Create the amazing music that you want to hear as an artist.Read More Create the amazing music that you want to hear
Don’t let the gear you have limit you and your creativity. You need to think of ways to use the stuff you already have around you to create the music you love.Read More Use what you already have to create great music
I wanted to come up with a few ideas for you if you are dealing with lost revenue from a gig being cancelled. My hope is that you can use these ideas for a cancelled gig under any circumstances.Read More What to do when your gig is cancelled
There are times when we feel like we are in a creative rut. One trick I have found useful is to get inspired by other forms of art.Read More Be inspired by other art
Cover bands can be a great outlet for musicians looking to play out live. Even if they aren’t comfortable writing original material. It is a great way to make some extra money as well. The more experienced musician can do well in a cover band without putting a lot of work into it even. But […]Read More Why your cover bands need to keep things fresh
Crowdfunding is an amazing tool when used properly and to its full potential. It allows fans to be part of the creative process. Unfortunately, many bands often shy away from sites like gofundme and Kickstarter, because of the way they’ve been misused by others. Many artists fear that they’ll look like beggars or scam artists, taking advantage of people.Read More CROWDFUNDING: AM I A DOUCHE BAG FOR DOING IT?