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Publishing: Brill Building Modern Copyrights
Label / Music Filter - We Are: The Guard
Online Course: Insider Secrets to Hit Songwriting
Online Course: Release Blueprint - Music Marketing
Insider Secrets to Songwriting,
Music Publishing, Mindset and
Artistic Marketing.
Insider Secrets to Songwriting, Music Publishing,
Mindset and Artistic Marketing.

Insider Secrets to Songwriting, Music Publishing, Mindset and Artistic Marketing

Technology is a double-edged sword for musicians. Theoretically speaking, the ability to cultivate thousands of followers on your own networks and high-quality promotional materials makes the old music industry model obsolete. Sadly, technological innovations can't contend with basic facts, like there only being 24 hours in a day ... CONTINUE READING

Let me guess? You’ve been looking far and wide for that “hit songwriting” special sauce, that unique magical hit equation, or I don’t know, a special amulet you can wear around your neck - and that - simply by chanting a magic spell, you can have the power of hit songwriting. Well, good news. Step aside, Gandalf. You’ve found it. ... CONTINUE READING

It’s no question the internet has opened a lot of doors and leveled the playing field for up-and-coming bands, musicians, and producers. It's like an endless hallway full of unlocked doors, with virtually every single professional working in the music industry available or accessible in some form (email, DMs, @ mentions, etc), from the president of Universal to the most respected ... CONTINUE READING

I’ve been in the music business for over 25 years, mostly as a music publisher. I’ve dedicated my life to the pursuit of amazing music. So with that intro and context in mind, the question of the day - which you might be wondering as well is… Why does music suck so hard right now? And for your poignant question, I’ve got 10 answers for you below ... CONTINUE READING

Ahh, the “2nd Melody” aka the vitally important yet usually overlooked magical hit factor of “The Riff.” If you’re not already switched on to this idea, I really think this could be a huge insight for you. Now, not everything can be filtered down into a hit songwriting formula, but if there ever was a cornerstone of hitmaking – this is a core piece. And I remember how I came upon ... CONTINUE READING

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Fortunately, my favorite writers and artists are those I've been able to sign and work with over the years.
Ryan Tedder
The Lumineers
Big Freedia
Kelly Clarkson
Greg Kurstin

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