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You are absolutely positive that if you could just get the right break, your band would be the biggest in the world… You’re getting bigger turnouts at the local shows, you got a whole bunch of Facebook friends (is this important?) there’s even been more hot chicks around who are even starting to wear your […]
You’re in a band. You recorded a couple songs that you think are absolutely incredible. You can’t wait to play it for your friends. So you and your drummer get them in a room, pop your CD into the player and watch their faces as the first note of your masterpiece fills the room. Your […]
I distinctly remember how close minded and self righteous I was as a young artist. (see my story) I was absolutely certain that I had to be touring the world and playing in front of thousands of people to be a success. Looking back I neglected that one crucial element… I never defined success. But […]
Have a young musician close his eyes and tell you what he thinks his life will be like when he becomes a rock star. Just like how Ralphie in “A Christmas Story” adoringly fantasized about getting a Red Rider B.B. gun, the typical young wanna-be shares with me his dream of grandeur something like this: […]
I really believe that a bands earliest days together are their most fun; the thrill of what lies around the next corner, having your buddies with you as you explore uncharted territory together. And the best part: the innocence of just doing what you feel without any other agenda. Pure and simple fun! But, getting out […]