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Who Needs Who – Album Review (cont)

Who Needs Who – Album Review (cont)

Track 6 – How It Went Down It is at this point in the album that the listener is really introduced to the soft plucking sounds of the acoustic guitar.  Heavily reverbed in both guitar and vocals, the song quickly conjures up the feelings of looking back at what once was.  The lyrics in this […]

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Creating a Gameplan

Creating a Gameplan

Your Gameplan If you can answer these 10 questions, you will be well equipped and very well prepared for your career as a musician.  Some of these questions are no brainers.  Some you may not have ever given a thought to.  You need to have answers for all of them.  Trying to figure things out […]

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Extra! Extra! Read All About It!

Extra! Extra! Read All About It!

Time To Get Some Press Exposure Whether it’s coming from MarsBands, Nanobot, your local Independent radio stations, local papers, or if you’re truly fortunate, local TV, you’re going to want some press exposure.  Now you don’t have millions of dollars to bombard people with your name and music 24/7 like the big labels do, so […]

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Time To Pay The Bills

Time To Pay The Bills

Monetizing Your Music So you’ve created your gameplan.  You’ve created accounts on all the popular social networking sites, music sharing sites, and forums.  You’ve been playing tons of shows and even done a little “touring”.  You’ve saved up all the money you’ve made from performing and you spent it to make an EP or album. […]

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It’s Showtime!

It’s Showtime!

Play Some Shows Before you get too carried away with your Social Networking, you’ll want to be sure you have some shows lined up.  Notice, I talked about getting your social stuff all in order before I talked about playing shows.  Why?  If you start playing shows and someone comes up to you and says […]

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Somehow You Manage

Somehow You Manage

Managing So let’s review.  You’ve created a game plan, you’ve gone social, and now you’re playing shows regularly.  Great!  You’re getting the hang of this, aren’t ya?  Now comes the business aspect of your career.  With each show you play, you’ll be getting paid.  It might not be a lot, but it is something.  The […]

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You’re The Best Thing Since Sliced Bread!

You’re The Best Thing Since Sliced Bread!

Market Yourself  Ok, great, you’ve got some music to market and you’ve created a gameplan.  Awesome.  Now what? Now it’s time to socialize.  You are going to want to make your own webpage.  It doesn’t have to be fancy and you don’t have to pay big money for hosting (some places are even free).  If […]

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Cable35 vs Mr.Keys

Cable35 vs Mr.Keys

 Return to MarsMadness Bracket     This is it! This is what we have been waiting for for 3 weeks! This is the deciding round – the winner becomes the first ever MarsMadness Champion! Cable35 has had tremendous fan support throughout MarsMadness, totaling 145 votes in their three rounds. Mr.Keys has had an abundance of […]

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Cable35 vs No Island

Cable35 vs No Island

Round 3 Bracket   Who will go on to the MarsMadness Finals?  Will it be the Maltese band Cable35 or the Canadian band No Island?  While the bands have stark differences in their sound, they both make amazing music.  The fans from both bands have done their part and given their support, but each band […]

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Voice of Addiction vs Mr.Keys

Voice of Addiction vs Mr.Keys

Round 3 Bracket Who will advance to the MarsMadness Finals? Will it be Voice of Addiction or Mr.Keys? This is a matchup full of talent and amazing music. The fans have given both bands lots of support, but now it’s crunch time!

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