The One Thing More Important Than Success

Success is cool and all, but it’s overrated.

It can be dangerous, and it’s not even the most important thing for us musicians to focus on.

Yeah, I said it.

And I want to point out some problems with the common idea of success and talk about the single most important thing.

The thing more important than success.

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How To Be A Parent While Also Being A Musician

I had been working on my new album for about a year and I was trying to finish the mixes.

They were nearly done; I was getting so close. But then I heard a little voice from behind me, “Daddy?”

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Should You Quit Your Day Job?

Clock in. Work all day. Clock out. Grab dinner. Hang out with friends. Go to bed. Repeat.

Sound familiar?

If you find meaning in your day job, you may find this cycle rewarding.

But if that “work all day” part is full of not-so-meaningful work, you may hate this cycle.

Especially if you’d rather just be making music.

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4 Tips On How To Get Better At Songwriting

For those of us who love songwriting, we find it frustrating. 

Sometimes it’s just the worst.

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