Hey guys, I have this brilliant idea. Back in Phoenix I used to belong to a barter service where you would trade services for x amount of dollars and the service actually kept track of the transactions. You even had Continue reading Idea – Music Services Barter Club
Artist’s Bailout Interesting article. So should we give artists funding when people are starving? What do you think? Keith Kehrer
If you have never heard of them, house concerts are concerts in someone’s home or backyard or some other intimate space. Generally they have solo artists or acoustic artists, but I have been part of some punk and rock house Continue reading House Concerts
In a world in need of healing, music is the most immediate way to express emotions and it goes straight to the heart through the ears and the body as intensely as an orgasm or religious ecstasy. I have been Continue reading Music as Medicine – Part 1
Song Placement in TV/Film. A Primer for songwriters.
The aim of this article is to serve as a simple and straightforward introduction, or re-introduction, to the wonderful, but sometimes confusing world of modes. Read Here
Knowledge is power. Here are ten great books and places to start learning about the business of music. They are still on my book shelf and I read them often. 1.Music Money & Success by Jeffrey Brabec and Todd Brabec Continue reading Top 11 Music Business Books and resources
These are the books and web sites I turn to when I have questions or need to to be inspired. Please feel free to add your own. 1. The Reel World: Scoring for Pictures by Jeff Rona. Jeff has worked Continue reading Top ten books (Ok, eleven) and resources for film scoring
I can speak from my own experience that they can come from anywhere. Here’s a small list of some of my inspiration places. 1. Driving – I drive a lot living in the Southern California area. I have learned to Continue reading Where do ideas come from?
There are as many ways to make a living as a musician as there are people, but for we can group them into a few areas to make things simple. They are: 1. Performing 2. Writing music 3. Licensing 4. Continue reading So… How do I make a living as a musician. Part 1