You Never Know Who is Watching

Firstly, I realise the title of this blog post is super creepy. But it really does sum up the (positive) story I wanted to share with you all. A few years ago I was watching a band at a local venue.  There were 5 of us in the group I was with. Aside from us,…

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5 Music Business Podcasts for Bands to Listen to Right Now

Podcasts are exploding right now and there’re no doubt an amazing source of information, especially when it comes to music marketing. In fact, the past few months I hazard a guess that I’ve probably listened to more podcasts that I have music which is actually pretty crazy! Here are my top 5 podcasts for musicians…

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Talking Social Media & PR for Creatives on the Game Changers Podcast

I am SO excited to share with you an interview I did with business and branding expert, YouTuber with over 100,000 subscribers, fellow Melbournian and my legendary business coach, Erin May Henry!  In this episode of the Game Changer Podcast, we talk about being a creative in this day and age, how you can find…

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Getting a Band Manager

I’ve heard a number of stories recently from bands around the topic of band managers. Whilst there are a lot of good bands managers out there, unfortunately these stories haven’t been the most positive. Most musos I know do want some form of management for their band. But it can be hard to know how…

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Out of the Rehearsal Room, Onto the Stage: How to Play Killer First Shows

For a long time I’ve be advocating to bands that the main way to build an audience is no longer by playing live. Especially in Australia, we don’t have the population or culture (in most cities, Melbourne is different) to support emerging heavy bands playing live more frequently than a month or two in the…

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8 Hacks to Make Your Day Job Work (When All You Want to do is Play Music)

I’m writing this on a Monday and like many of you, I have returned to my full-time day job wondering where the fuck the weekend went and why my office has run out of coffee at this most pivotal time of the week. At best, working your ‘dayjob’ is never going to be as enjoyable…

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