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How To Organize Your Day In 5 Minutes

Nov 25, 2022

Look, let’s be honest, life is hard! Not only because of our day-to-day, but we also have to deal with family and friends and squeeze in a few drinks on the weekends. Now, how are we supposed to do all this, and have time for our music among other things?

The art of organization is something beyond underrated, and should be finessed on a daily basis. There are of course countless things you can do, but let me show you a two-step process that might actually help you out!

Every evening...

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Is Radio Still Relevant?

Nov 22, 2022

The quick answer is a “NO” but let’s dig deeper.

A wise man once said, “To get A song on the radio is expensive. If you just have radio leading the charge and you swing and miss, you just bet $200,000” - Bruce Flohr, Red Light Management

Ok, calm down! Nobody is asking you to drop 200k on a single, but what Bruce is saying is if you plan on betting it all on the radio maybe it’s best you think again.

I will go ahead and say it. In large countries such as the...

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How Much Money Do You Need To Be Successful In Music?

Nov 19, 2022

The short answer is A LOT! But the long answer might actually surprise you…

Rihanna’s team assembles worth of $1,000,000 allocated purely to her marketing plan per single! Yes, you heard me right, repeat after me, ONE MILLION DOLLARS!!!

Who the hell has this kind of money, especially if you are an underground artist? Well, the good news is that we no longer need to compete with Rihanna and her bag because that’s physically impossible for obvious reasons. 



Now that we...

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WHY YOU SHOULD NEVER PANIC?

Nov 15, 2022

First of all, let’s take a look at the definition!

panic : Sudden extreme anxiety or fear that may cause irrational thoughts or actions.

“Irrational thought or actions”, definitely does not sound like something I want to be doing on my release day or better yet, during my album recording process!

One of the greatest writers of all time, Mark Twain, had a great quote on this topic:
"I've had a lot of worries in my life, most of which never happened."

Panic is like the boy who...

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HOW TO FIND A MANAGER

Nov 10, 2022

And the more important question is…do you even need one right now?

There are only two types of managers, BFFs and Industry Managers!

We all know about the BFFs…Best Friends Forever! Now…before you start writing off your best friend Bob as your potential future manager, hear me out!

As you develop your career, there will be multiple stages of elevation, not only with your music but your business structure. We all want to be signed to a super managing group that will take us...

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PREPARE TO GET LUCKY

Nov 08, 2022

If there was one topic we definitely can’t all agree on, it is this one! Is it luck or is success nothing more than good old blood, sweat, and tears?

Well, the answer is actually BOTH!!! Let me explain!

In most cases, there is a bit of luck involved in meeting that perfect manager or simply finding a perfect sample for a hit song. The only question is..when luck does present itself, are you going to be ready? Most artists spend daydreaming about being in the studio with Skrillex or...

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YOU WILL BE SUCCESSFUL…AS LONG AS YOU RELAX!

Nov 02, 2022

LET US EXPLAIN…

If you plant a flower seed and water it 5 times a day instead of the correct amount of once every two days, do you think the flower will grow faster?

No, the flower will actually die faster! The moral of the story is that some things just can’t be rushed, and that includes your success. Don’t get me wrong, this does not mean you can sit back and causally do nothing. But what this does mean is that you need to lay off that stress and let the process do its...

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Sticking to One Sound: Is It Important?

Oct 29, 2022

Here we go again! The ultimate, never-ending topic!
As musicians, should we spend most of our time:
Developing “THE SOUND” and creating our own wave?
Or should we consider exploring the trending waves and molding in?

This is an extremely complicated topic with an even more complicated answer.

The decision has so much to do with personal preference as well as your level of production skills. Let us explain!

Let’s take a look at two scenarios. We have two producers, producer Tim...

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WHY BEING DIFFERENT MATTERS?

Oct 25, 2022

Hard to believe it’s almost 2023 and we are still simply trying to copy one another. The strange part is, we all know that being unique is the only way to stand out. So why do we keep chasing concepts that already exist instead of pushing ourselves into a more original path with our creations?

The honest truth is laziness! Yes, we all know the term “Stop Reinventing the Wheel” and borrow proven concepts instead, but the key thing to underline here is “borrow” not...

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The 6 Best Free DAWs to Create Music Today!

Oct 20, 2022

Making music nowadays does not need to be expensive at all! We went from the age of hardware gear and multi-million dollar studios to advanced software! The technological advancement 

The music industry has been absolutely incredible over the last decade. Now in today’s world, anyone can pick up a laptop with a few basic tools and start creating. its that simple. We have all heard about the Abletons and the Logics, the FL Studios, and the Pro-tools, but do we really need to spend...

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