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23 Toxic Habits That Cause Musicians To Fail

23 Toxic Habits That Cause Musicians To Fail

Life is a series of habits. Most of what you do throughout the day happens semi-unconsciously.

Have you ever driven home from a familiar location only to realize that you don’t remember a moment of your drive? That is the result of a habit. Your brain shifts its focus to other matters when you are engaged in a habit.

Habits can be enormously beneficial in every day life – both at home and working at our jobs or passions.

But bad habits can also sabotage us.

Bad habits work against you subconsciously which make them hard to detect. Often it takes an outside perspective to point out bad habits.

Receiving news from someone about one of your bad habits is hard to take. What if we did a little self-reflection today to try and tease out some of the toxic habits getting in your way? What is stopping you from achieving what you set out to do? Continue Reading

Dominate YouTube Cover Songs With 15 Easy Steps

Dominate YouTube Cover Songs With 15 Easy Steps

Search Pharrell’s song “Happy” and the word “cover” on YouTube and 13 of the first-page results are videos with over 1 Million views! Pentatonix’ version has over 20 Million views! This is how it happens: Fans searching for a popular artist’s song often click a video of a cover version by mistake which causes views to… Continue Reading

Why You Should Forget Touring Clubs Until You’ve Done This…

Why You Should Forget Touring Clubs Until You’ve Done This…

Four guys crammed in a smelly van. Driving three days straight from Indianapolis to San Diego to make the next show. Surviving on tuna straight from a can, and cold, instant oatmeal right out of the packets. This is #tourlife. Romantic to some, horrific to others. Conventional music business advice preaches the discipline of “paying your dues”… Continue Reading

3 REAL ways to get a record real

3 REAL ways to get a record real

Many independent music artists have a burning desire to get a record deal. What does that mean? What happens when an artist signs with a record label? If you dream to one day be on the stage accepting a Grammy Award, or on the stage in front of 20,000 fans in an arena – that journey… Continue Reading