Artist Development: How Do I Start?…Essential Tools

I get a lot of singers, songwriters, and musicians that come to me asking about artist development and music production.  One of the most common questions is how to get started. There is a lot of information about successful artists that talk about how they achieved success, but much of it glosses over the actual

7 Habits of Highly Ineffective Music Artists

Over the years that I've worked in artist development and music production, I've been able to see many artist’s habits. The habits of the successful people and effective artists get lots of attention. But let's take a look at some of the habits of some ineffective artists.

5 Reasons Why You Should Join A Band Someday

Steve Jobs once said, “My model for business is The Beatles. They were four guys who kept each other’s kind of negative tendencies in check.  They balanced each other and the total was greater than the sum of the parts.  That’s how I see business: great things in business are never done by one person,

You Can Make More Money, But You Can’t Make More Time.

One of the most common things I’ve noticed when talking to thousands of aspiring music artists about artist development, is that some people are risk averse and some people aren’t. The truth about the music business is that it’s a huge risk. There are no guarantees and anyone who promises that they can make you