Independent Rockstar

Insight for Independent Musicians

5 Tips for Choosing the Right Images Online

Posted on October 15th, 2012   No Comments

Recently I took notice of some ‘less than optimal’ image choices around the web and started to take a look at ways to improve some of my own going forward. […]


Branding Case Study: Skylar Grey

Posted on May 20th, 2011   2 Comments

An entertainment lawyer friend of mine told me a story once about a musical couple he used to represent.  Let’s call them Adam and Anne.  They were happily married and […]


Logos Have Big Mouths. What is Yours Saying?

Posted on April 22nd, 2011   10 Comments

Let’s talk about logos. this is part of my ongoing column about presentation, and presenting yourself in a professional way as an independent rockstar. The logo is normally one of […]


Friday: Exploring the Commercial Ramifications of Rebecca Black

Posted on April 8th, 2011   4 Comments

As much as I don't want to discuss what I'm about to, I'm biting the bullet because I think there's a valuable lesson to be learned for all of us


Bring Donuts

Posted on March 21st, 2011   3 Comments

People should eat more donuts, and you should buy them for them. Now if you read any of James Steffy’s posts about fitness, you will probably find them in violent […]


Life After Labels

Posted on March 4th, 2011   5 Comments

They say in love, you should spend less time looking for the right person, and more time becoming the right person. Sometimes, it seems, those who search the hardest for […]