Music promotion is so tough.
I say this a lot, but I don’t like being salesy or promote-y. It feels fake and I’m not good at it.
So I did some brainstorming and came up with five creative ways we musicians can get our music out into the world without feeling like a sketchy used car salesman.
In today’s music industry, it’s difficult to be an indie musician who just does one or two things.
Because musicianship is more accessible than ever, it takes someone really special to stand out from the crowd. That’s why so many DIYers do more than just write, record, and perform their songs.
Many of them start a blog — and many are very successful at it.
Money. It’s one of the biggest obstacles for indie musicians.
And you need it to do things, like record music. But recording equipment can tend to be expensive, especially for DIYers.
So here are four ways to save money on recording equipment.
I hate when people tell me what to do or think.
So this post isn’t going to be an attempt at mind control. This post is meant to be suggestions for helping you succeed as a DIY musician.
Is pop music getting more annoying?
Your answer to this question may be a resounding, non-hesitating, “Yes!” And I’m with you. Pop music nowadays can be really repetitive, uninteresting, and just irritating.
But even though it feels like pop music is more annoying than it used to be, is that actually true? And can the rest of us learn something from pop music?