Future Music Blog

Explore proven strategies for success for independent musicians, songwriters and producers in this future music blog. Think big about your music career and prosper.

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Séan McCann becomes a musical entrepreneur

After two decades and a turn to sobriety, Séan McCann took a good look at his life in the music industry. He wanted a change. It had been a good living for a while. As a founding member of Great Big Sea, Mr. McCann spent nearly half his life…
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How to Book College Gigs as an Indie Musician

Musician Mike Sullivan makes his living touring colleges.  The Los Angeles-based independent singer-songwriter knows exactly how to book college gigs, playing more than 250 over the past 10 years. Some of the schools he has played include…
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How to Book Your Own Gigs

Gigs. Every musician has to start out booking their own gigs, but, as you’ve probably realized, this is a lot easier said than done. After all, there are so many musicians and bands competing for very limited performance spots. For promoters,…
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How to Promote Your Music

The internet has opened up endless possibilities, and, while that may seem daunting, it really allows you to experiment and let your creativity run wild! The key is to learn from the promotions you run, make changes, and fine-tune them to your…
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How to make it in the new age of music

There’s no question whether or not the music industry has changed. Some say it’s for the worse, but others see opportunity in the new age of music and are helping others do the same.I has a chance to talk with Nick Ruffini of Drummer's…
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Musicians Guide - Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

SEO is all about setting up your website so that its pages are easily found and highly ranked by search engines like Google. This Musicians Guide Search Engine Optimization SEO will show you how. While traditional marketing avenues like radio…
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Dave Kusek Podcast

Dave Kusek Podcast I had a chat a couple of weeks ago with my friend Bobby Owsinski that he recorded for his Inner Circle Podcast. I I hope you enjoy it. We talked about a lot of things in the Dave Kusek podcast including the early days…
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What’s Working in Indie Music Today: Lessons in Success from New Artist Model Member Matt Powell

By Dave Kusek and Lindsay McGrath Sponsored by the New Artist Model: Turn your passion for music into a rewarding career. On His Own -- And Loving It Canadian Singer songwriter Matt Powell isn’t a big believer in conventional…
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Why Lyric Videos Are a Great Option for Bands & Musicians on a Budget

Guest Post by Caroline of Culture Coverage When everyone is scrambling to bring more to the table, lyric videos pop up to prove to the industry that less is not only better but also incredibly effective. Cropping up as fan posted videos…
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What’s Working in Indie Music Today: Lessons in Success from New Artist Model Member Declan O’Shea / Mako

By Dave Kusek and Lindsay McGrath Sponsored by the New Artist Model Essential Power Pack: Turn your passion for music into a rewarding career. Keep moving or die If you’ve ever been near the ocean, chances are you’ve heard…

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