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The Ultimate Cheat Sheet Of The Music Business – Part 1

“You’ve got to learn your instrument. Then, you practice, practice, practice. And then, when you finally get up there on the bandstand, forget all that and just wail” – Charlie Parker There is a reason why I have this quote at the beginning. You have to master the basics, and then you can perform. Just like your scales, we need to …

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Overcoming Procrastination – A 3 Step Method For Stuck Musicians

I’m the worst with patience sometimes. It was even worse a few years ago. I bought a Gatorade the other day and the grocery store next to it serves those economy sized one for the same price. I blew 3 dollars down the drain for a smaller product. Silly William. Most people imitate this impatience, but in different ways and …

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Handling Criticism and Rejection As A Musician

If you post anything as a musician, you’ll see at least one of the following comments: GO SCREW YOURSELF! it was aight but it needs more bass man for real. be sure to come check out my remix of X song for that bass if you want. you sound like a ripoff of jay-z and pink floyd. typical leftist music, president …

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Interview with Rudda Begga: Artist, Songwriter, and Entrepreneur

So tell me, what was the turning point that made you go “This is it, I want to be a musician. Fuck everything else.” I’d have to say it happened a couple years ago. I was feeling really down and wasn’t excited about where I was in life. I joined the U.S. Army hoping that would make me feel fulfilled, …