1.||And The Winner Is: Will Awards And Contests Lead To Bigger Things?|
Imagine this: you're a huge rockstar. You're pool is filled with hotties and your bathtub with champagne. You have a coffee table made out of your signature guitar and your Cadillac Escalade has beer on tap and a flat screen high definition TV. Even ...
[Added: 01 Feb 2007 Hits: 1386 Words: 1148]
2.||The Green-Eyed Monster: Are You Friends Really Happy For Your Success?|
Ideally, it should always be the way you've imagined it in your daydreams. You get the phone call you've been waiting for: the big live review, the hot music management company wants you to sign with them, the A&R rep from ...
[Added: 08 Jan 2007 Hits: 1838 Words: 1189]
3.||It's All Good: There Is No Such Thing As Bad Press!|
It's one of the oldest riddles in the history of music: If a band rocks hard in the forest and there's no one there to hear it…did it ever really happen? It's a fact: you ...
[Added: 02 Nov 2006 Hits: 925 Words: 973]
4.||Opening Acts!...Does Playing Before A Rock Star Make You One?|
It's the dream of many a musician to open up for either: their favorite band or the favorite band of their childhood. For many, the ultimate in true rock star status is to share a ...
[Added: 02 Nov 2006 Hits: 894 Words: 1377]
5.||Scandalous Behavior: What Happens At The Afterparty, Stays At The Afterparty!|
Musicians work hard. They write for days. They rehearse like fiends. Drag heavy gear here and there. Sweat like pigs on stage. Put marathon hours in at the recording studio. Work their fingers to the bone…well, at least into some pretty gnarly calluses. But, ...
[Added: 05 Oct 2006 Hits: 953 Words: 1124]
6.||Be Committed!...You'll Never Be Famous If You Don't Show Up!|
Everyone wants to be famous: live in a mansion, drive a sports car, tour the world in your private plane, date a model, float around in the pool while collecting royalties for CD sales, and drink beer ...
[Added: 04 Sep 2006 Hits: 519 Words: 914]
7.||Show Me The CD...If You Think Your Music's Great, Record It!|
Throughout the history of modern music, there hasn't been a musical artist/band who doesn't think that their songs are all #1 hits just waiting to be discovered. Many of these artists have been correct and have stood by grinning as their tunes screeched up the ...
[Added: 02 Aug 2006 Hits: 620 Words: 941]
8.||Stop Burning Bridges…Or Your Career Might Go Up In Flames!|
Hey, nobody said the music business was going to be easy. It truly is a jungle out there filled with: snakes, rats, rabid carnivores, sharks…well, you get the picture. In the course of your musical journey, there will ...
[Added: 06 Jul 2006 Hits: 971 Words: 897]
9.||Every Song Tells A Story…But Does It Need To Be An Abstract Novel?|
For a musician, your songs are your art. They are the physical embodiment of your creative gifts. Every bit of anger, happiness, angst, joy, pain, elation, knowledge or humor goes into the story known as your song. ...
[Added: 06 Jul 2006 Hits: 976 Words: 829]