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Why You Might Want a Band Partnership Agreement

SAVING GRACE It was a hectic weekend, band members getting caught up at work, showing up late, angry venue owners, and hella stressful. Literally 30 seconds before we were supposed to start the show, the final band member showed up. We played the show and thought the night went quite

How to Track Your Finances

So you want to be financially stable and make some money with your music. I get it – so do I! The first and most important step to finances and money is to actually track it! What you track will grow (a little money manifesting tip). It’s important to know

Treating Your Music Career Like a Business

Whether you are just getting started, or have been making music for years; if you are serious about making an income from your music you need to start treating yourself like a business NOW.

How to Get a Pro Sounding Record – Without a Pro Budget!

NOT SO SECRET It’s no secret that making a record these days looks entirely different than it did 20 – hell even 10 years ago. The internet and modern technology have made amazing sounds and musicians within reach of every home studio owner out there. The big question most have

How to Plan and Budget For a New Record

Click here for your free album planning and budgeting template So you and the band are finally ready to get into the studio and record your first album! Or maybe you are going to put it all together yourself, and outsource what you need (read my blog on doing that here).

How To Hire A Producer

You’re ready to take your songs to the next level – but you don’t know where to start. That’s okay! Producers are out there to help you do exactly that. They often have the vision and connections to bring your songs to life! WHAT DO YOU NEED? If you are

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