Category: Marketing Music

  • The Top Ten Success Don’ts

    A phenominal young man. When Gyasi was a young teenager, his mother brought him to a professional African drummer and dancer for drumming lessons.  At the end of that one lesson, the instructor said to her, “Gyasi needs to play for me in my performance troupe.” So at the age of thirteen, Gyasi played professionally […]

  • Music Workshops – Learn from one of the Best in the Industry

        Attention all Indie Artists and Music Institutions:     Dr. Richard Niles, who has three decades of experience in the major music industry is now sharing his knowledge and expertise through his Professional Music Workshops. Never heard of him? Well, people like Tina Turner, Pat Methany, Denise Williams, Mariah Carey (and the list […]

  • First Impressions…

    First Impressions are now more important than ever. Everyone is tired of that same old  phrase “you only get one chance to make a first impression”. It is repeated ad nauseum from business schools to beauty pageants and everywhere in between. As much as I would rather say to throw away the stuffy old phrases, parables […]

  • Why We Talk to Indie Artists

    I have a degree of selfishness with this endeavor.  I love music and I am fascinated by people’s stories:  Who are you?  How did you get to where you are?  What’s your next step?  What worked for you?  What didn’t?  Are you doing what you are?  If not, why not or when will you start?  I […]

  • Independent Radio Promotion With Munsey Ricci

    Reposted from Rick Goetz’s             Independent Radio Promotion With Munsey Ricci Posted: 17 Nov 2009 06:55 AM PST Munsey Ricci runs an independent Radio promotion and marketing company called Skateboard Marketing.  Skateboard Marketing puts hard rock and metal acts on Active Rock, Album Oriented Rock (AOR) stations and College […]

  • Why and Who The Hell Are We Charging?

    Reposted from: Submitted by David Knight on Sun, 11/15/2009 – 10:35pm I was reading the comments from the enough is enough, damn it article and by the way. John M., owner of M-PIRE Recording Studio, a beautiful recording studio in Los Angeles added a comment that I fully agree with. But at the same time, […]

  • What happened? A rant about the work ethic of many musicians

    What happened? A rant about the work ethic of many musicians Posted: 19 Oct 2009 12:22 PM PDT What ever happened to true effort, the desire to learn and develop ones ability? What happened to the problem solvers? What happened to the ones that could look at a problem or at something going wrong and […]