The Singers Craft: The Art of Letting Go 

 

All creative people seek a way to control the process of making art. Just like a sculptor approaching the clay, we singers  are in the habit of shaping, molding or creating a performance.  We believe thats how we…

Why Hasn't It Happened Yet?

 

A few words about “Timing”. 

Nothing happens until we are ready! We are constantly pushing for our dreams to come true faster and impatient that we are having to wait, when in truth reaching our goals is a…

  ARE YOU ASKING THE RIGHT QUESTIONS?

 


 

 "Why wont they call me back?  How come no one is coming out to the shows? Why am I not further than this by now in my career? "

These are the burning questions most artists will…

Social Media 101

A Few Words On Social Media 

I deal with a lot of artists who are resistant to using social media- (which is always indicative of something larger in terms of their arguing for comfort and safety and not…

Building A Showcase Set: Practical Tips Part 2! 

 

 What Kind Of A Ride Are You Taking Us On? 

Once you have created a basic sketch of your showcase set sit back and take the time to ask yourself some important questions. 

*What kind of…

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Top 5 Tips for Singers from Vocal Coach Micah Barnes

Top 5 Tips for Singers from Vocal Coach Micah Barnes 

 Tip #1   The most important secret to being a  good singer is in working your breathing.  If you can breath without tension then there will be no "difficult" note or…

Developing Our Own Material: (Being Willing To Suck!) 

Developing Our Own Material: (Being Willing To Suck!) 

We're not all composers. But we all know a good song when we hear one. Maybe thats what stops us from taking those first awkward steps towards developing ourselves as songwriters…

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FINDING A MANAGER: (LOOKING FOR BIG DADDY TO SAVE US!) 

FINDING A MANAGER: (LOOKING FOR BIG DADDY TO SAVE US!) 

Taking responsibility for our career is scary for artists. Most of us don't have the skill set, we only have the desire.  This business asks us to be the…

What to Expect From A Producer

Artists want their problems solved. Producers are problem solvers. However most artist have a pretty steep learning curve about what a producer can and can't do! Lets talk about the different jobs a producer fills. 

1) The “sound “ of the recording…