Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Tag: advice

10 books every person hoping to make it in the music industry should read

The music industry is constantly changing, meaning there's always something new to learn. Whether you're just getting started or you're a seasoned professional, we've...

5 worst types of band members to have

For a band to survive, all members must work for the band’s greater good. If one member doesn’t contribute, they become an “anchor,” effectively...

The 5 do’s and 5 don’ts of being a music photographer

I got into music photography by chance. I was a student at a music college, I had a starter DSLR, and as a result, all...

5 scams bands should avoid

The music industry can be a scary place: Bands with little music industry experience often get taken advantage of. Let’s face it, there isn't...

I’ve toured the world but still work at Starbucks

A note from the author, Sept. 2017: I've found what I believe to be the happy medium to pursuing my dreams. Instead of dropping everything...

5 alternate ways your band can make money

Hey, being in a band can be expensive! Replacing cymbals, paying for gas, buying a tour van — it all adds up. Usually, bands...

11 ways to completely destroy your music career

The music industry is a beautiful place, but it can also be a total nightmare. I’ve helped bands become huge success stories, but I’ve...

Independent bands: Here’s why no one is coming to your shows (yet)

The biggest driving force for any musician’s career is built on the amount of fans you have. It’s a no-brainer: The more people who...
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Note To Self: As It Is give advice to their younger selves

On APTV's intimate series Note to Self, As It Is members open up about hardships they went through growing up as well as what...
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Chad Gilbert talks about keeping a band together

New Found Glory guitarist Chad Gilbert says to focus on the importance of the overall band when the going gets tough. In this latest Ernie...

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