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Why You Should Only Take Music Advice From Trusted Sources

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Why should you only take music-career advice from legit sources?

Because your music career depends on it, at least partially. If you get bad advice, you could end up wasting years of your life chasing a facet of your music career that wasn’t working and was never going to work. 

And that leads us to the question, “What are these reliable sources you speak of?”

And that’s what I’d like to help with. I’ll go through the different categories of being a DIY musician and point you to some things I’ve found super helpful.

The Politics of Music, Part 1: Advocating as an Artist

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Now more than ever, it’s crucial we make our voices heard. We have the power to speak up to our beliefs and change the trajectory of not only our own lives, but the lives of those around us — all we have to do is get started. This is a powerful time in our history, and I want to be a part of it — and I want you to be too.

Is Releasing an Album or Single Better? (And Does It Actually Matter?)

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Albums vs. singles — it’s the big argument of today in the music industry. Which is better for your career? What if you pick the wrong one? 

In this post, I’d like to present both sides of the argument, how each can benefit you, and a solution that will make everyone happy.

5 Creative Ways to Find New Bandmates

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We talk a lot about how to find success as a band — how to book more shows, how to get on more Spotify playlists, and how to engage your fans. What if you’re missing a few key components, like band members?

How to Keep the Momentum When Your Bandmates Are Dragging Behind

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It’s hard enough being a DIY musician with all of the hats you’re required to wear to build your career. But when you add in other members to your band who each have their own goals and motivations for building a career in music, things can get complicated.