THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW: NO LOCAL SUPPORT, NO PROBLEM
No One is Obligated To Support You There are way too many disgruntled artists walking around thinking DJs in their city owe them something. Local artists have a mindset that makes them think that there is such a thing in music as “home court advantage” like there is in sports. Unfortunately,
YOUR CAREER: WHAT’S LOVE GOT TO DO WITH IT?
The answer? Not a damn thing. But way too often artists expect people to “show them love” based on their “talent” (mark you, some of them ain’t even talented). Face the facts: you are in the BUSINESS of MAKING MUSIC so you can MAKE MONEY doing it and have a
HOW TO: BUILD YOUR FANBASE THE RIGHT WAY
It is easy to get confused nowadays when there are so many different ways to attract fans. You don’t want to put all your eggs in one basket, but you also don’t want to spread yourself thin trying to reach everybody everywhere – either strategy is going to be ineffective.
MIXTAPE VS SINGLE: WHICH IS MORE IMPORTANT FOR AN INDIE ARTIST WITHOUT A BUZZ?
MIXTAPE + NO BUZZ = COLOSSAL FAILURE It’s as simple as that. Why record an entire project if the plan isn’t to have a buzz big enough to attract an audience to it? I’ve seen artists set “release dates” for their project like random people they don’t know are suddenly
THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW: NO BUDGET, NO CAREER
This will be very short, much like your career if you miss the point of what I’m saying. I understand most artists don’t have major bread to break when they’re just starting out. I understand that budget is your biggest limitation. After all, if you had an unlimited budget, you
THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW: YOU NEED ALL VERSIONS OF YOUR SONG
99% of the times I ask an independent artist for the radio version of their song or the instrumental, the answer is always: “Imma get that to you ASAP”. Unfortunately, time and opportunity wait on noone, so you’re destined to lose out if you aren’t proactive and prepared to take
THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW: ALL DJS AREN’T THE SAME
All DJs don’t do the same things. Therefore, all DJs can’t help you in the same way. Infact, all DJs can’t help you. Therefore, you first need to be able to find the ones that can, then filter that list to the ones that will.
THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW: SUCCESS STARTS WITH EDUCATION
In this edition of “Things You Should Know” I’ll be addressing the importance of educating oneself when embarking on a career in music.
DUBSTEP INTO MY HOUSE PARTY
100% Progressive House, sandwiched by the best Dubstep out. Enjoy!
FUTURISTIC LOVE 5
Let THIRST be your guide and FUTURISTIC LOVE 5 your soundtrack! Baby makers and those that like to practice, this one’s for you! DOWNLOAD: TRACKED (ZIP) | PODCAST