“Femininity is cherished and exploited in the music industry. Producers make their fortunes by selling a version of feminine sexual perfection and we see this through comments such as ‘You sound ok but you just don’t have the right look’ which is mentioned in TV music competitions. The winner goes through a complete make-over with additional air brushing to personify ultimate beauty and achievement. But then, years later, what happens when the menopause hits?”
Today at noon, as it happens every other Tuesday, the radio station AffinityXtra gave a space to my podcast ‘Success Beyond The Score’. We are several episodes in and the reception has been amazing, so I want to thank you all for your support! Also, let me remind you that AffinityXtra also plays the podcast on Sundays at noon, so, if you missed this week’s episodes, you can catch up then.
I am happy to announce that the website for ‘Time For My Music’ is complete and online, meaning that you can get a membership and start learning and working in your music today!
You heard me list 21 ways to get an income from your online activity with music, but maybe you are still wondering if it is worth it. Well, here is the episode that will help you figure that out.
I am preparing everything for launching a comprehensive, effective and practical course on how to earn money from your music. This e-learning opportunity will cover all the different aspects you need to pay attention to in and out of your performance, and to ensure it is as helpful and informative as it can be, I need your help.
Listen to Millicent’s take on chosing a photographer, communicate with them and prep everything to get a perfect shot for your press kit.
A press kit might sound as a very grandiose thing, something that only famous people with managers and exclusive labels have. However, you’ll be surprised of how soon in your career someone will ask for yours! Press kits make life easier for promoters and event organizers, and they also help you maintain a solid, stylish and reliable image as a professional artiste.
I am happy to say Sound Connections has invited me to make the keynote speech of their event “Get Business Ready”, dedicated to entrepreneurship in music.
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