The Broke Musician Complex

This tension around money is likely compounded by a lack of transparency about what other (rising) bands are investing in. The effect is that often bands skimp out on things that are actually essential. Unfortunately skimping out on things like pro photos or aspects of actually promoting the music they’ve spent all this money to record, ends up costing them money (not to mention, time, energy and sanity) in the long term.

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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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Dealing with Musician Burnout

From my experience, burnout is without a doubt one of the key reasons musicians stop pursuing their dreams.  It’s a condition I have seen all too often in my peers and it’s also something I have experienced myself. As musicians, we’re faced with navigating an extremely tough industry and constantly figuring out how to be…

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