Month: January 2014

Music and marketing

Not surprisingly, there is a direct relationship between the degree of marketing knowledge a musician has (or has access to) and their ability to attract wealth. These concepts go hand in hand. Are you familiar with the 22 Immutable Laws of Marketing? Al Ries…

Wealth attraction for musicians

Have you been conditioned to believe that there is no money to be made in music? There are a lot of sour pusses out there. But there are also a fair amount of musicians following their dreams and making reasonable income as well. In…

DOM’s first recording contest is coming…

Are you ready? In February, some lucky local band is going to win free recording time with Evergroove Studio. Evergroove is a quality studio nestled in the foothills. Professionally designed rooms, high quality recording equipment, Pro Tools HD3 recording, and a wide variety of…

Lessons from a showman’s showman – meet Ryan Chrys…

Being a musician doesn’t have to be about playing out. You could be a recording artist, dedicated song writer or seek a career in music any number of ways. But since most musicians are adrenaline junkies pursuing live performance, stage presence and what you…

The chicken and the egg of stage energy

With live performance, showmanship is often a critical component. You need to be extra-entertaining in this multi-media age. Sure, James Taylor can get away with sitting on stool and telling a few corny stories about his songs. But you will probably need to make…

Making income from your live broadcast

It may seem counter-intuitive to think you could make money by broadcasting a “free” live show. If people could see the gig from the comfort of their home, for free, what incentive would there be for them to even come to a show, right?…

Livestreaming your next show

Have you ever thought about broadcasting your band/event to the world? It’s been possible for quite a while now, and it’s a fairly simple process. But there are few things to think about before taking the plunge. Here are the basic things you’ll need:…