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Posts tagged "Music Think Tank"
Ghostbusters and the Modern Musician, part I (Keymasters & Gatekeepers)

Ghostbusters and the Modern Musician, part I (Keymasters & Gatekeepers)

I have been thinking a lot about Ghostbusters lately, and the more that I think about it, the more that I believe that there is a lot that independent musicians can learn from the film. Seriously! Thus, our new series: Ghostbusters and The Modern Musician. Today, we examine one of the film's key...

Smackdown: Music Is My Day Job vs. Digital Music News

In "The DIY Utopia," Digital Music News editor Paul Resnikoff takes on the idea that independent artists can earn a living from being a full-time musician. I do not mind that he is asking questions about the economic viability of the do-it-yourself model, nor do I take specific issue with his reluctance to make...

To EP or not to EP…

  Brian Hazard over at the Music Think Tank just posted an excellent article on the benefits of releasing a follow-up EP a short time after releasing your full-length album. Among other reasons, he reminds us that it rewards your most loyal fans with additional music and can actually help maintain interest in your full-length....

Musician’s Library: Highlights from Around the Web (16 Mar 09)

In our Musician's Library features, we highlight books, articles and essays that can help musicians as they strive to earn a living from their music. Today, we feature some of our favorite recent online articles that we think you should consider adding to your library.