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How To Increase And Automate Your Gigs

It seems as if everyone has a top ten list on how to do something these days. Top ten ways to write a country song, top ten ways to break into the music industry, or top ten life hacks on how to eat a cupcake. “Hey everyone did you know if you cut the bottom of a cupcake and stack it on …

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The Myth Of The Overnight Success

“To the extent that we believe we can skip steps, avoid the process, magically gain power through political connections or easy formulas, or depend on our natural talents, we move against this grain and reverse our natural powers. We become slaves to time – as it passes, we grow weaker, less capable, trapped in some dead end career. We become …

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Why It’s Hard To Accomplish Our Goals (and how to improve this)

I know what you’re thinking. Another how-to article/something to do with 2016 resolutions. And everyone has already posted their goals on Facebook (especially soccer moms, ugh) about how they want to “just have fun this year”, or lose 10 pounds, or stop being weird to everyone. These are lame goals. I chose not to post around New Year’s Eve for …

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Artist Spotlight: Christina Knaus

Hustle and Conquer The World. That’s the name of the game for everyone here at HTBAMS. If you notice something, we do things differently here. (By the way, listen to that song that’s above me if you haven’t yet. What I find interesting is the unique melody choice: super bold and I love it. KILLER voice – complete control of …

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William’s 2 Step For Increasing Your Value As A Musician

Is it weird that I love to study Boar’s Head? You know, the sandwich meat company? Not only is their quality spot on but I LOVE their slogan – Boar’s Head – Sacrifice Elsewhere That is dope (Did I mention that I have no life?). But, it’s a testament to our thinking here at HTBAMS. We would rather pay 2x the …

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Artist Spotlight – Andre Jonson

Andre Jonson is a man of culture, talent, and wisdom. Growing up in Queens, New York, Andre is the adopted son of Rock and Roll legend Lester Chambers of the legendary Chamber Brothers. What did he do differently? Having been mentored by Legendary Record Producer David Rubinson (Herbie Hancock, Santana) and master percussionist Bill Summers (Los Hombres, Caliente, Quincy Jones), …