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How Not To Make The Mistake Of Becoming A “Me-Too” Artist And What Are The Best Types Of Music Artists

How Not To Make The Mistake Of Becoming A “Me-Too” Artist And What Are The Best Types Of Music Artists

I like to think that there are three types of music artists.

Journeymen Music Lovers. The first kind are carefree and perform music that makes them happy. They tend to have a small tribe of loyal fans who swear the rest of the world is missing out. They create and perform for the love of music. Nothing less and nothing more.

Timid Fame Chasers. The second kind of artists want to be famous, but are afraid of being original for fear that no one in the “industry” will be willing to support them. A word of caution, the “fear” is usually masked in over-confidence and arrogance. These artists usually have no fans and spend their time trying to get meetings. Their songs usually closely resemble Continue Reading

The Cagematch: 21 Ways DIY Musicians And Mainstream Artists Knock Each Other Out

The Cagematch: 21 Ways DIY Musicians And Mainstream Artists Knock Each Other Out

On one side we have the queen DIY musician, Amanda Palmer. Ready to pounce from the other side, we have Taylor Swift, a global music superstar. Who has a better career? Taylor has unequivocally achieved more album sales, ticket sales, merchandise, etc. But who is happier? Who has a nicer life? To some artists, the idea of… Continue Reading

[Infographic] 9 Shocking Music Business Lies

[Infographic] 9 Shocking Music Business Lies

Wow! Where do I start? There are so many misconceptions in the music business (music business lies). That’s why I started this blog! I want to help artists and people looking to get into the industry sift through the crap and focus on what’s important. Lies in the music business. They come from everywhere. From your… Continue Reading