How Independent artists can make a killing at shows

"Tim, how much cash did we make on merch?" I asked. "Oh about $450." Tim responded. "Awesome, so how do we split it between the band? I blurted. "Uh, not today dude, we gotta save for mixing and mastering the album." Tim said. Just on a side note, the album in question as of today […] Read More

Attributes of a thinking musician

The way we think, behave, feel, act, talk, believe and value will affect the way we approach our music career. At this age and time that I write this, musicians need a new way of thinking. 100 years from now musicians should be able to apply for jobs at a music company just like applying […] Read More

31 must read books for struggling musicians1

Stop! Before you read any further click on this video please... Well put Brian Tracy. Brian Tracy is a multi-millionaire entrepreneur that has trained many in different industries. Listen to this guy he's done it all Reading is not the only way to educated yourself. You can take courses, seminars, webinars, audio books, or the […] Read More


"Here check this out!" Urged Joe. I plopped on the headphones and pressed play on the Walkman. My 15 year old ears couldn't understand the amazing sounds they were hearing. This bass funk solo was just pulsing through my ears and I was hooked. "Who the heck was that?" I said. "I dunno but he's […] Read More

The answer to why you keep getting that $50 gig.

Rachel: "Hi, Roland my name is Rachel and I'm a pop singer and I'm looking for a bass player for an upcoming gig at the House of Blues in Hollywood. You were highly recommended by your friend Jeremy. Are you interested? Roland: "Hi, nice to meet you Rachel. Sounds like fun, House of Blues is […] Read More

Learn from one of the wealthiest musicians on the freaking planet!!

In our economy they're two types of people. You are either an: Employee or Employer Buyer or Seller Worker or Boss Consumer or Producer Copier or Creator Member or Leader Musician or Music Director Performer or Composer Customer or Investor Spender or Saver At the end of the day our happiness can be fulfilled whether we're […] Read More

Broke Musician Tips

It's Friday, payday, playday. Finally I can buy that dope Boss Limited Enhancer and effects pedal for my bass. Guitar Center here we come baby. I struck a sweet deal with the sales rep and he gave me 10% off. Not bad eh? Over the weekend I spent hours experimenting with the zillion of effects […] Read More

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If this is your first time reading this than you're probably pretty confused with the plot. If that's the case than click here to catch up. Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 I would like to recap the: 10 Critical factors for an amazing crew. Respect. Empower your crew. Always learn and discover […] Read More

To be continued... Missed part 2? Click Here. i apologize for the crudity of the sketch, my all powerful Mac computers hard drive crashed the other day. Not to worry I took it to my tech guy and in just few days it should be up and running. I had to post everything via my […] Read More