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Don't Send Your Song To Be Copyrighted!

Posted on January 7, 2018 at 11:05 AM Comments comments (0)

One of my clients asked me the other day to teach them how to copyright their music. I leaned back in my chair with a look on my face. For me, it felt like forever, but for them it was maybe a few seconds. I realized that for their whole musical career, they have been incredibly miss-informed.

Intellectual Property teaches that once an idea musically, or in another fashion, is put in a tangible form (phone, cd, tape, documented, etc.), it is then labeled copyrighted at the v...

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How To End Up Broke!

Posted on January 3, 2018 at 3:00 PM Comments comments (0)

A little over a year ago, I started doing podcasts to help recording artists learn the tools needed to be successful in the music industry. I was sitting with one recording artist and I asked the question, “Why do you think people don’t support Christian Recording Artists?”

He replied that people are always trying to take advantage of Christian artists. People have been known to say that artists should not be paid to preach the gospel. It’s fr...

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Be Selfish, It's Ok!

Posted on January 3, 2018 at 2:55 PM Comments comments (0)

About 12 years ago, I was sitting in a church parking lot waiting for a friend of mine to get back from a church weekend retreat. I had a few music tracks that I was listening to. As I sat there, I had a thought. If I’m sitting here just waiting, why not get some writing done for the personal music project that I was working on? I pulled out the CD with some new tracks that I just received, pulled out a pen and pad to write…. and… well… nothing came out…

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Master Your Craft (Part 3)

Posted on April 3, 2017 at 6:05 PM Comments comments (0)

As a Recording Artist, Think of Yourself as a Seed:

(First Stage)

You have been placed in an environment where you can grow and blossom. Everything you need is around you. You have been placed by a window so that the sun can bring you warmth and comfort, given water so that you can grow and produce.

(Second Stage)

Once you have grown and become ...

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Master Your Craft (Part 2)

Posted on March 4, 2017 at 12:20 AM Comments comments (0)

Master Your Craft (Part 2)

"Every day is a new chance to pursue mastery in what you already do."

Mastery comes from your practice. Remember this saying: Practice does not make perfect, perfect practice makes permanent. Think of your craft as a path of mastery and each session is a new chance to make your perfection permanent!

Become one with your work. You can treat your wo...

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