Last week, I was talking to an artist about potential shows for their first national tour. As a relatively new band, they didn’t know what kind of turnout would be there in several of the markets, even though they’ve had some prominent national press. Naturally, without a solid tour history, many of the promoters were […]
It’s easy to fall into the routine of scrolling past terms conditions agreements without thinking much about them. However, they can often affect the future of your music, where it can be released, who controls it, and how it can be distributed. For example, a licensing agreement can change how future revenues are received (or […]
This is a draft excerpt from my new, forthcoming book about turning your music into a full time career. Each the end of each chapter, I also offer up specific activities that can put these ideas into action. I’d love to hear any thoughts or feedback below! One way to grow your music’s reach is […]
Here’s an interview I did over the summer with Live by The Beat. It’s about 40 minutes long but I share quite a bit of information on booking a tour, music business strategy, and what artists can do make the most of touring. What are some questions that you’d like answered about touring?
Since posting two in-depth reviews about the new Sonicbids EPK system (“An Honest Review” and “Review part 2”), I’ve had offers through tweets, emails, and chats by the company to talk to their Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and VP of Engineering about how the site/migration can be improved. I’ve experience many problems and multiple representatives […]
If you’ve been following my Twitter feed, you know that I’ve been busy fighting the United STates Patent and Trademark Office because they denied the trademark application for my band’s name on the basis of my ethnicity. You can read about it at NPR, Daily Caller, and so on or hear it on a number […]