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The Key to Success

The Key to Success

Several weeks back, the New York Times published an article titled, "Is This the Time to Chase a Career Dream?" As you can probably determine from the title, it is one of the seemingly-endless economic crisis articles that basically says that the lemonade to be made from this (large) financial lemon comes in the form...

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...

Once: The U.S. Release that Almost Wasn’t

The first time that I saw the movie Once, it was via a less-than-perfect DVD copy in a conference room with two dozen music industry executives, assistants and interns. It was sometime in 2006, and we were watching the film to determine if both the movie and soundtrack justified a release in the U.S., and,...

Musicians: how do you define success?

Today, you can successfully earn a comfortable living as a musician, and despite what you may think, it’s not that much more work. However, you have to have a different definition of success. After looking at Rollo & Grady's interview with marketing genius Seth Godin, we examine how success as a musician today...