These songs from decades past show us that you can do a lot with just a little. Let’s explore the magic of the bVII-I progression and how two chords can make a song. Read the post
The pandemic froze many indie artists’ live concert careers. If you’re ready to start playing for in-person audiences again, the right preparation can set you up for success. Read the post.
Taking time to practice, perform, learn, and experiment musically will make you a stronger artist, but taking a break from music can be helpful as well. Read the post
Unlike commercial radio, getting your music played or featured on college radio is well within your reach. Use these techniques to get your music played. Read the post
Musician, author, educator, and music industry consultant Bobby Borg outlines three important traits you need to have to make it as a musician. Read the post.
There are downsides to being an independent artist, but there are so many incredible advantages, as well. We look at the pros and cons of signing a record deal versus staying independent. Read the post
While a vocal warm-up is always a good idea before a rehearsal, gig, or recording session, it doesn’t have to only include scales and vocal exercises. Read the post.
Getting on mainstream commercial radio’s rotation can cost over $100,000, but there are clever ways independent music can get played. Read the post
Home recording is easier and more affordable than ever, which makes the role of mastering ever more important. Here are some objective reasons that make the case for mastering your recordings. Read the post
Let’s explore some common — and some of the more obscure — alternate guitar tunings to inspire you to write your next musical masterpiece. Read the post
Use the real-world and online “surfaces” you have access to as an indie music artist to promote, sell, and partner with other businesses to help you make more money with music. Read the post
With the right technology, strategies, and planning, indie artists can record and produce amazing music anywhere. Read the post
In today’s streaming era, while music promotion should launch a new album release, your music is always “on the shelf” and lightning can strike long after it first hits the marketplace. Read the post
The Internet isn’t the only place you can go to for your music promotion — these 10 strategies can take you beyond the net. Read the post
By building off successes — even small ones — you can ladder up to achieve greater opportunities. Try these techniques to grow your music career. Read the post