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Music Industry advice

TEN tips for a successful career as a MUSICIAN

Looking for professional advice on making your way through the music industry? Follow these 10 tips by Damian Keyes.        1. Be competitive The music industry is super competitive so to be successful you need to become better … Read More

Musicians Advice – Can You Turn Up?

‘I’m not ready yet’ Said no musician ever. OK, thats a bit of a sweeping statement but it’s not often a musician will think their playing isn’t up to the job. Musicians usually feel they are ready for the gig, … Read More

Musicians – Who is holding you accountable?

One thing is clear, when you are in control of everything in your career there is a lot to do and you need to have different brains for different days.. your ‘creative brain’ for all the artistic side of your … Read More

Become the college go-to musician

When you are at college there is always that girl/guy who consistently gets the opportunities from the tutors. Try as you may it feels like you are getting over looked by ‘that guy’ time and time again! It feels shit … Read More

Musicians – Are we having fun yet?

  Once upon a time you started your journey towards being a musician. It might have been a birthday and you unwrapped a new guitar or it might have been borrowing a mates drum kit but right now you are … Read More

10 mistakes made by unsigned originals bands on gigs

Over the past 20 years I have worked with hundreds of unsigned original bands and there are some mistakes that keep cropping up. So hopefully this blog will help you avoid them, or maybe recognise that your band is guilty of … Read More

S**T You should buy for your band

Hey Hey Hey Monkeys Are you in an unsigned originals band? Is it going to plan or have things slowed down a bit since the first few months of getting together? Maybe you have written & recorded a demo/EP and … Read More

Buckethead, Sight Reading or Naked Bass… Where have you placed yourself as a musician?

Musician strategy – Stay clear of the middle.. it’s safe and boring! HEY HEY HEY you crazy nutters! Every musician seems to want to work in the middle… by that I mean the safe, boring & highly competitive area. Come … Read More

Perfection Kills Music Careers … “I’m not ready”

The number one excuse I hear from musicians as to why they haven’t started getting themselves out there on social media is that their content isn’t ready. Are you guilty of saying any of the following? : The video’s I … Read More

Are you a covers band video collector? *massive rant alert*

Another day, another covers band agency starts and once again it features all of the usual suspect musicians that we see in so many other bands exclusive to other agencies who don’t get enough work for their musicians. So the … Read More