How to get more from your music

How the “Name Your Price” option can help you see better results from monetizing from your music.

I was recently asked by an artist I was working with my thoughts on setting up a shopping cart system on their website for their music, rather than selling it on other platforms.  He said the main reason for doing so was to have control over how much value his music should have.  I understand where…

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Streaming music verses downloads

To stream or not to stream? The uphill battle of streaming your music.

Take a good look around.  Streaming services are breathing down your neck trying to get you to give up the fight of trying to provide any other way of delivering your music to the masses.  Apple music has just announced they reached 10 Million subscribers worldwide, and Spotify has nearly reach 20 Million, and reports to…

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3 Things to remember when showcasing your music.

The music industry has change quite a bit over the past few years, but one thing that remains to be the same is the need to showcase/shop your music.  Sure, it seems simple enough…Just copy and paste a link to a playlist of your latest material, sit back and wait for the great praise of a…

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Frustrated with making your own music?

How to Get Over the Music Producer Blues…Dealing With The Frustrations Of A Career In Music.

The Artist Blues….is there such a thing? I believe so, and it stems from something a bit deeper than just getting frustrated with your Digital Audio Workstation. Being an Artist, Dj, or Music Producer these days doesn’t come without its shares of ups and downs, and I am speaking from sixteen years of producing music for a living. …

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How Much Do You Charge For Your Time?

When I started out making beats on my drum machine in between classes in high school, I never thought about the possibility of making money from the music I was creating.  I was more focused on just making my music sound good, let alone calculate how much to charge for my creative time and content.…

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Your 5 Step Plan For Creative Freedom With Your Music.

Most Artists, Djs, and Producers who come to work with me land in 1 of 3 categories. Group 1 feels a bit overwhelmed with the music production process, and struggles with dealing with the technical issues of creating the music they are so passionate about making.  They find themselves frustrated of the amount of time it…

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Music Producer Boot Camp Q&A Session

Here is a Q&A Session from one of my previous Music Producer BootCamps from this past year.  A couple of times a year I invite eight people who are serious about achieving success with their music to my I am super excited to start the new year pouring into the lives of Artist, Djs, and…

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Songwriting Strategies: 3 Ways To Boost Your Workflow.

So your gear is on, you got your snacks ready and your jamming to some tunes online, when all of the sudden your inspired with a great idea.  You hurry and open up whatever program you use to work on and you begin looking for the right sounds.  In a hurry you just browse and…

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3 Most Important Things To Remember When Working With Other Writers & Producers

Three essentials to Know about when working with other Producers or Song writers. Looking back over sixteen years to my first production efforts, I realized how personal my creative process was, and I wasn’t sure if I would feel comfortable letting someone else work along side with me.    But, in time after networking with…

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Biggest mistakes music producers make

The 1 Thing I Wish I Did, Before Starting To Produce My Music.

I can not tell how many times I wished for a flux capacitor to turn my car into a time machine, and go back to when I started making music and give my young self some advice about what is up ahead.  How many of us long to turn back to a moment in time just…

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