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How to Get Your Music on the Radio: Tips from a DJ

How to get your music on the radio, how to prepare for performing on the radio, tips from a DJ....[read more]

Don't Learn From Your Mistakes... Learn From Mine.

What to do when you bomb on stage. What happens when you fail as a musician? Accepting failure as part of growth....[read more]

Music Industry Scams

Music industry scams. Fake music services. How to avoid getting ripped off. ...[read more]

What's the Best Way to Support Musicians? Taylor Swift vs. Spotify

Examines the streaming debate between Daniel Ek of spotify and Taylor Swift...[read more]

There's Nothing Wrong with Selling Out

Artists need money, and want to grow, which isn't a betrayal of their audience....[read more]

How to Become a Successful Musician with Goal-Setting

How to become a successful musician by setting and achieving goals....[read more]

Don't Waste (Other People's) Time

How to book shows. How to deal with managers, booking agents, club owners, show runners, and get your music heard. ...[read more]

 

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Music Lessons: 15 Things Parents Need to Consider

What do I need to think about before my kid takes lessons? Music lessons for students....[read more]

How to Get Your Music on the Radio: Tips from a DJ

How to get your music on the radio, how to prepare for performing on the radio, tips from a DJ....[read more]

How to Finish Your Album,
Part II

Learn how to make and finish a record album. Learn how to be a producer, and how to manage a band....[read more]

How to Finish Your Album,
Part I

Do you have an unfinished project? Learn how to get past your excuses and fears, and finish what you started....[read more]

You Have Unrealistic Expectations for Mariah Carey

Criticizing singers like Mariah Carey and Beyonce for their bad vocal leaks is unfair. No one is 100% perfect all the time....[read more]

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