Third-party websites — including blogs, music review sites, and even non-music sites — can help people discover your music. Target these sites to get coverage and grow your audience. Read the post.
A pedal point can make a standard progression more interesting or ground a complex progression in something familiar. Read the post.
Stepping outside of your comfort zone, by definition, makes you uncomfortable. But you might need to try something new to find success in your music career. Read the post.
Song and album challenges, song contests, and battle of the bands are great opportunities to get your music heard — and they often get covered by the press and media. Read the post.
There’s a lot of planning and production that goes into releasing and selling your music. The second post in our series focuses on planning your record release schedule. Read the post.
It’s 2022, and with streaming sites, aggregator sites, and social media, you may be thinking a website isn’t necessary. Here are five reasons to rethink that strategy. Read the post.
There’s a lot of planning and production that goes into releasing and selling your music. This series of blog posts breaks it all down and gives you a blueprint to achieve success. Read the post.
As we head out of the holiday fog to greet the new year, why not sign up for the RPM Challenge or February Album Writing Month and produce an entire album of new music in 28 days? Read the post.
Get 2022 off to a good start by adjusting your music career goals and plans. Use these resources to get the ideas flowing and help you decide where to put your time and energy. Read the post
In addition to all the heartache last year wrought, the list of notable musicians and producers who died in 2021 is extensive, with notable innovators, groundbreakers, and icons joining their departed brethren at the eternal post-gig party. Read the post
In a music instrument marketplace flooded with high-quality options, determine your needs, do your research, and trust your gut. Read the post
Let’s take a look back at the year in review and go out on a limb for what could happen in 2022. We’re in unpredictable territory, but there are encouraging trends in the music industry. Read the post
The symphonic metal mashup of “Carol of the Bells” and “God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen” holds lessons that can elevate music of any genre. Read the post
Podcasts offer opportunities to get your music played. But the best ones to submit music to aren’t necessarily music-related podcasts, which get buried with submissions. Read the post
Bobby Borg, music educator and career coach, has time management advice to help you turn your passion for music into a successful career. Read the post