Mike is a songwriter, performer and composer. He's on the blog to talk about building a career in music and earning money as a musician. I think it's fascinating to hear from someone who has experienced both the 'old' industry and the digital age.
Lindsey is an artist development and business consultant. She has a wealth of knowledge, having worked with signed and unsigned musicians. I spoke with Lindsey about her full-time music career, and how YOU can get there too.
Life as a Full-Time Musician: Q&A with Lindsey Kirkendall
The inspiration for this article came from Rorie Kelly’s (@roriekelly) 2016 post on what musicians can learn from Pokémon Go. I’ve never played Pokémon Go. For me, a game is for relaxing at home in your pyjamas. I don’t see the point – not if it involves actually going outside!
This is why I love Sims FreePlay. Like Pokémon Go, it’s a mobile app. The aim is to put your sims through hard labour to build a town – completing quests and enjoying their relationship drama along the way.
Five Ways Creatives Can Learn From The Sims FreePlay...
There is something we can all agree on. Copyright law - and knowing how to protect your work - gives many musicians a headache! But it’s okay…
I am swooping in (wearing my proverbial cape with an S on the front.) But I can’t take much credit. The wealth of knowledge in this article comes from my two expert guests. I spoke to lawyer and musician Michael McLaughlin (@halfdogmusic), and indie biz coach Don Harrison (@realDCHarrison.)