The best approach to artist development and music production as an emerging artist is to give yourself up to the process and don't grow attached to any one outcome, as the journey will likely be a very different one than you anticipate.
If you haven't realized it yet, artist development and music production are not inexpensive endeavors. And money can be seen as a huge obstacle to many people in one way or another.
The internet has become the new breeding ground for talent to make their case with the public.
On your journey of artist development and music production, there will be multiple opportunities to make connections and network with music industry professionals. As an artist, it’s easy to think that everyone in the music business has a very casual, and creative approach to the music business. And although that may be the atmosphere in
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
What I learned from my own experience and from others, is that every artist that I've worked with that created a successful life in music (or any other business) got there because they were obsessed with it. But what exactly does that mean?
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.
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,
Like so many other things about finding information about the music industry, there seems to be a great deal of confusion about what roles people play.
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