Music Publishing Myths – Reality Checks for Writers Pt 1 of 2

Music Publishing Myths – Reality Checks for Writers Pt 1 of 2. The world of music publishing is filled with rumors, half truths, lies and fallacies. via Music Publishing Myths – Reality Checks for Writers Pt 1 of 2.

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Kurt’s Rant: You Came and You Gave Without Taking, But I Sent You Away

We need your help! We can open for _____ if you support us! Help us get a slot on _______ tour! Vote for us to get ______ ! I see social media post that start off like this too many times a week to even bother counting anymore. The worst…

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Kurt’s Rant: Don’t Give Up, You’re Not Beaten Yet

Writing, booking, rehearsing, touring, merch, day gigs, bills, debt, personal life…as an artist you have lots of things running through your mind on a daily basis. At time it can be too much to take, to the point of creating a negativity within your mind that starts to permeate your…

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Kurt’s Rant: So Build Me Up Buttercup, Don’t Break My Heart

Everybody’s a critic. As a performer you are constantly surrounded by criticism of everything you do. Often times this criticism is mean-spirited, coming from people who for whatever reason do not like you and/or what you are doing. Because of this, it is quite common for performers to tune out…

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Kurt’s Rant: Roll With It Baby

Maybe it is the nicer weather, maybe it is my lower stress life, but I’m in a somewhat more positive mood today. I’ll wait while you collect your jaw from the floor… Friday night I got to see a great band out of DC who I was introduced to earlier…

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Kurt’s Rant: Keep Your Hands Off of My Stack

Quite often, we are approached with a request to offer a sponsorship of a contest or event. Since we do want to support good meaningful events, I often have to put serious consideration into whether we should write the check or not. After all, we are not independently wealthy with…

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