This marks 20 episodes of Success Beyond The Score! What started as a friendly little effort to help the musicians I know find their way in the professional music world has turn into a major resource with five starts in iTunes, and I could not be happier.
Motivational and general advice towards a positive attitude is great and always useful in the music (or any) industry, where so many obstacles can get in the way of your progress and stability. However, to trully achieve success, you need more practical information, you need a concrete insight of how things work and what strategies can propel your career forward
How do you actually survive and find success as a solo artiste in music? Let’s start with a phrase you shall keep in mind: being solo doesn’t mean working alone. But what does that actually mean? Listen the new episode of Success Beyond The Score to find out.
Despite what we would like, success in the music industry has more to it than passion, dedication and discipline. A lot of external factors play into determining whether or not you will be able to get gigs regularly, grow in digital platforms or sign with a record label. Don’t worry, thought, because there are resources available for you to identify and overcome these challenges along the way.
Different people learn differently, and as much as I trust my podcast Success Beyond The Score, I know that, for some, reading is the best way to grasp new concepts. For that reason, among others, I wrote Revealed: 25 Secrets Of The Successful Gigging Musician, Singer, Rapper & Spoken Word Artiste, a booklet that condenses a lot of what I have learned in my extense career as a professional musician.