Read the Right Books!
If your music isn’t easy to gig (electronica etc.) try and find a way, or at least a way to play a stripped down set or even a DJ set. It’s all about getting your name out there, and gigging is the best way for musicians.
When you are at a show, it is vital that you make contacts. Leading me nicely to my next point…
Network and Promote (effectively!)
Promotion is the Holy Grail. At shows, be sure to have fliers and even business cards. Be original, use a QR code or an impressive band photo in order to stand out, think of how you can make your physical promotional material have the “purple cow” factor.
My Music Lenses
There comes a time in almost every musician or hobby musician’s career when they look to branch out into the world of recording and music production. 20 yea…
A home studio is something that is on most musician’s wishlist, but with a lot of us being part time or not having the money behind us to put together a stu…
Buying gifts can certainly be a challenge, and it can be hard to know what do do when birthdays and holidays roll around. Fortunately, if you’re buying for…
Use the Internet
Soundcloud is my favourite place to put my music, and to get talking to others. A music site as popular as that quickly becomes a hangout for label reps, promoters and all sorts of other muso-types! Promoting your music socially really is a must if you don’t want to get left behind in the race to get noticed.