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Posted May 23, 2011 by in Other

The following piece is adapted from a longer series of posts written by the author for his personal blog. You can find links to the longer version at the end of this entry. I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the importance of learning. Maybe it’s because I walked for my MBA commencement two weekends [...]

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Earlier this month, I attended the South By Southwest (SXSW) Music and Media Conference in Austin, TX. This event is a conference by day and festival showcase by night, the biggest music industry event of the year. This was my second time attending the event, my first being in 2008. I thought that I would [...]

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Basics of the Business

Posted November 11, 2010 by in Uncategorized

Because it’s so hard for an independent artist to make a living by selling music, it pays to have an understanding of the basics (and then some) of the wild world that is the music business of today. In making my transition from the finance world to the biz over the last few years, I’ve [...]

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A Matter of Perspective

Posted September 17, 2010 by in Other

As I thought about a topic for my first blog entry, I kept coming back to one main theme: Perspective. This word, to me, has two different meanings: the “point of view” or attitude that a person takes toward something and the “true understanding of the relative importance of things” (thanks, New Oxford American Dictionary). [...]

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Finally! finishing the third bit on this little series. So, it’s simple, just get some sleep on the road…right? I would beg to disagree. It is MUCH harder than that and usually requires some serious commitment and persistence. You have to build a schedule, a plan, and then stick to it as much as you [...]

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Just to “joggle ye old memory”, this is the second part of my three-part “Health and Fitness on the Road” series. Buckle up for today’s’ topic, Exercise. More often than not, I hear artists and roadies commenting on their dissatisfaction with their bodies. They want to lose the 5-10 pounds around their middle and get [...]

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The greater portion of my friends and acquaintances are touring musicians, people who spend a minimum of 50% of their year traveling. Often our conversations will revolve around this epic portion of people’s lives and inevitably I hear these words, “And the thing that is so hard to do is eat right and stay healthy. [...]

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In order to celebrate the launch of a brand new year we have asked our staff to reflect on 2009 a little prior to tackling 2010. So we asked them to answer a few simple questions: 5 Favorite Songs of 2009 4 Favorite Albums of 2009 3 Favorite Movies of 2009 2 Favorite TV Shows [...]

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