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Why identity is the most important aspect to establishing a new artist brand [Video]

I was recently invited to do an interview for a great friend of mine Alex Miranda CEO of the Creative Complex.  He wanted to chat about how I use identity branding to launch the artists I produces and mentor.  So I wanted to share with you that interview to help bring the focus as to why it…

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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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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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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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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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How Facebook’s New Video Service Could Help Build A Healthy Fanbase

Facebook’s recent announcement that it would be starting testing of live video sharing is good news for Indie Artist, and Music Producers, as it represents an opportunity to connect with fans in real-time on a platform that may be even easier for fans to access than Twitter’s Periscope. Where You Been? If you have been living under and MPC200XL for…

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Cracking The Adele Code: 3 Things to Learn From Her 3.8 Million Album Sales on her First Week

Adele’s 25 keeps breaking records and has now 1.1 million U.S. album sales in its second week of release, making it the only album in Nielsen SoundScan history (since 1991) to sell at least one million copies in two separate weeks.  The album’s sales comprised 41% of all U.S. album sales this week; 37.7% of all…

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