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Boost Your Creativity By Doing Nothing

Posted on August 8th, 2011   No Comments

Whilst putting together some tracks a few weeks ago, I was in such a state of flow that when I paused for lunch I realised it was ten past four […]

Creativity
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What You Really Want

Posted on July 29th, 2011   6 Comments

A couple years ago I decided that I needed to expand my comfort zone. I wanted to do something to prove to myself that I could do anything. So I […]

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Helpful Resources for Independent Artists by Ally Burnett

Posted on July 21st, 2011   No Comments

This post was written by Ally Burnett – AllyBurnett.com Being an independent artist can sometimes be a bit hard to handle, especially if you’re without a manager or mentor to […]

Artist Tips Resources
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Honest not Earnest

Posted on July 19th, 2011   2 Comments

I was listening to the CD of a songwriter friend of mine. The single was a co-write with well-known, and very good, songwriter. I was a truly great song, a […]

Music
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Dude, You’re Not Married.

Posted on June 30th, 2011   3 Comments

So the drummer of a local band here was recently fired. Why? He played too many other gigs with to many other bands. Ridiculous. I want go on record as […]

Misc
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5 Tips For Festival Gigs

Posted on June 27th, 2011   No Comments

Playing fesival gigs is great fun. You can be pretty sure to get a crowd that’s having a good time. Festivals are a great way to meet other bands. It’s […]

Live Performance
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The Power in Truth

Posted on June 20th, 2011   2 Comments

When you started singing or playing your instrument there was probably a strong reason why you picked it up. You probably had a feeling inside of you that you needed to […]

Philosophy Recommended
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What is Crowdfunding? by Rob Lawrence

Posted on June 15th, 2011   1 Comment

In the old days, even Beethoven had to source funds to compose and play.

Strategy
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Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.

Posted on June 13th, 2011   2 Comments

Be yourself; everyone else is already taken. I know that’s the kind of platitude you read in stupid self-help books, but this Oscar Wilde quote is good career advice. If […]

Philosophy
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Ten Important Tips For Aspiring Professional Musicians! by Gregg Wright

Posted on June 8th, 2011   7 Comments

I've had the blessing of a 30 year career making a living doing what I love most . . . creating and playing music. It's carried me to every corner of the earth.

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