In the old days, even Beethoven had to source funds to compose and play.
I recently went to a show at a small L.A. venue called the Baked Potato. The band was phenomenal. One of the best guitar players I’d ever seen. However, half-way […]
I have had the privilege of sitting as a judge on the largest annual Band Competition in Finland. It has 200 bands attending every year, and I’ve been part of […]
The first advice everyone gives to a band is to throw as many gigs as possible, anywhere and everywhere. I would like to stop for a minute and really seriously ask the question, is gigging really as important as everybody claims?
Every gig counts. That’s not some up-with-people BS; it’s a legitimate business strategy because of this one fact: You never know. Exhibit A I once played an organic grocery store […]
Click to play the audio “Pooch Cast™” Yes, there are still many Artists and Bands out there that still dream about being signed to that Big Major Label, or at […]
Hagop Tchaparian tells us how his band Symposium went from not knowing a song to playing in front of 80,000 people.