Cool Technology Tips for the Serious Practicing Musician #1

In my last post I talked about the dangers of too much technology.  In the spirit of fairness and alternative viewpoints I'd like to talk about some ways technology can help us as musicians as well. Technology can be an…

Turn Off Your Crackberry and Create Something!

Today we get so caught up in technology that we forget how important creativity is to what we do. For many people the barrage of email, Facebook messages, Twitter, text messages, and other types of electronic communications have taken over…

Musicians - How to Make Your Website More Marketable

 Musicians are often folks on a low to no-budget plan when it comes to marketing. Plenty of people would rather craft a website themselves or have a  friend do it for free than pay a webmaster a few hundred bucks…

Musicians Looking to Relocate – Go Where the Money Is!

Plenty of people are working on starting a music career by moving to bigger music towns – Los Angeles, New York, Nashville, Chicago and Austin, to name a few.

There are also many musicians looking for music career advice,…

Who Influences Your Music Career?

I’ve always been a huge basketball fan and see lots of parallels between professional basketball and professional music. So, it was with great interest that I tuned in to watch Lebron James announce “The Decision” on Wednesday night. I wanted…
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Blast to the Top Using Your Own Music Distribution


We’ve been talking about how the way music was once produced and distributed is quickly becoming obsolete. As I mentioned before, you don’t need a record company to distribute your music or help you make a living.

That…

How Do I Get A Record Deal?

I  received an email from a reader a couple days ago asking my advice on how to get a record deal in 2010.  I know that many of you have the same question so I'll post my response.  I have…
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My First Guest Post!

 I'm excited to announce that through luck o' the Irish I received my first invitation to do a guest post on another music blog.   I've been a fan of Music Teacher Helper Blog for quite some time.  It's a great…