I get messages all the time from bands that think if you have to pay for anything, it's a rip-off. Artists think if they have to pay for something, that it isn't necessary or is a "scam" somehow. Let me tell you here and now. A band is a business. You have to spend money … Continue reading You have to spend money to make money – Your band is a business
Here's some advice for surviving the music business...
“A young kid inboxed me asking, "Dude, how do I become successful in the music industry?" and I wrote back, "I have no idea, dude? Maybe you could help me with that!!!". He wrote back, "Haha seriously" and I responded with this… First, try to succeed in life. That shit is way harder than the … Continue reading Amazing Music Industry Advice from Erik Baker of Concrete Entertainment
Here's some great advice from industry veteran Tommy Gibbons, guitarist for bands such as Flaw and Tantric - "The best advice I can give for upcoming musicians is have a "game plan". It doesn't matter if you're a solo artist or in a band. You need to have a game plan and stick with it. Make … Continue reading Advice from Tommy Gibbons of Flaw, Ex-Tantric
If you doze off, you may miss out on the creative process.
Article by: Noah “Shark” Robertson ADVICE ON HOW TO GET SIGNED TO A LABEL 1. Make Good Music. Write Good Songs. Record them well. So often do bands wonder, “How come nobody will sign us?”. There are so many different answers to this question. Sometimes it’s all about being in the right place at the … Continue reading HOW TO GET YOUR BAND SIGNED TO A RECORD LABEL