How To Start From Zero

This week, we talk about how to start your career in music, right out of the gate. We examine the importance of choosing a skill you want to pursue, take a look at how to beat that initial creative block, and we discuss the positive impact of establishing a workflow for yourself, early-on. 
 

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  • Intro [0:00]

  • Sponsor [0:09]

  • Episode Overview [0:55]

  • Monopoly Money [2:32]

  • How to start from zero [3:56]

  • Step 1: Cultivate a skill [5:46]

  • Identify what interests you [8:23]

  • Just start doing it [9:20]

  • If it feels like work from day one, you should go do something else [10:41]

  • “My day feels weird and incomplete if I didn’t pick up an instrument or sit down at a piano” [10:46]

  • “That dude cranked out beats, on beats, on beats, on beats before anybody had ever heard of him” [16:32]

  • Get the suck out [16:51]

  • You don’t have to end up where you start, but you do have to start somewhere [17:41]

  • Simplicity has a much higher percentage rate of victory than complication when it comes to musical parts [20:51]

  • Four chords and the truth is real [21:23]

  • Start finding your voice on your instrument [25:49]

  • Start making something [27:49]

  • Where do you find these people? [29:01]

  • Don’t be afraid to be a ringleader [30:09]

  • If you’re in high school, you’ll get more support on what you want to do, than you will ever get any other time in your life [31:43]

  • You don’t outgrow the ability to be a musician [34:33]

  • You’ll break when you’re good [35:48]

  • Eazy-E wasn’t a rapper [38:13]

  • You don’t have time for negativity in your life [39:19]

  • Don’t insulate yourself from feedback [40:09]

  • Outro [44:32]
     

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Being Intentional About Social Media Marketing

This week, we take a look at the role social media plays in your business. We discuss where you should start, what kind of content to prioritize, and a few general guidelines for getting the most from your efforts.
 

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  • Intro [0:00]

  • Sponsor: [0:12]

  • Episode Overview [0:59]

  • Swans in England [1:49]

  • How to be intentional about your social media marketing [2:53]

  • So many people forget that there are human beings on the other side of the internet [3:22]

  • What would you tell your friend? [4:49]

  • Every business is in the business of making money off of relationships with people [5:22]

  • The best business arrangements are built upon relationships where everybody involved wins [6:03]

  • Your front facing image should be the same across all platforms [7:28]

  • You don’t want to give people a reason to not understand [9:05]

  • Where should a band or artist start? [13:48]

  • If you have a current cell phone, you should be able to make visual content [15:22]

  • If you put out a song, it should have a visual element [16:05]

  • Instagram is a great place to have a never ending behind the scenes [19:21]

  • Facebook is an incredibly powerful too if you can stay on it and stay ahead of whatever their algorithm this week [26:50]

  • Try to master Instagram and Facebook before you spread yourself too thin getting into everything else [30:21]

  • The number 1 most important thing is quality content [41:19]

  • Nobody wants to sit there and watch you spam out “Go buy my song on iTunes!” [41:52]

  • If you have 20,000 people and 13 people like your photo when you post it on Facebook, you’re not fooling anybody [43:45]

  • You’re in the giving game on social media [45:10]

  • The only thing people like more than seeing or watching a story is being involved in that story [48:00]

  • Don’t be afraid to suck [51:05]

  • We forget the power of a genuine connection, no matter how small it is [54:59]

  • Outro [56:04]
     

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Building Your Team

This week, we talk about adding more people to your business. We pick apart a few crucial members of your organization, discuss what pieces you really need, and we take a look at how to go about finding them.
 

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  • Intro [0:00]

  • Sponsor [0:12]

  • Episode Overview [0:54]

  • Tootsie Pops [2:05]

  • Building your team [3:12]

  • What’s a team [4:09]

  • What’s a producer? [7:12]

  • A producer’s going to help you clarify your sound [7:46]

  • A producer is there to take your good idea to great [8:35]

  • You really need someone there to steer the boat and make sure you stay on task [11:36]

  • You gotta be honest with yourself and make sure it’s actually as good as you think it is [14:03]

  • No matter how great you are, even if you’re at the very top, you need someone to help continue to hone you [16:47]

  • If you want to perform at a high level, you have to train at the highest level [17:24]

  • How do you find a producer? [17:32]

  • Find somebody you vibe with [18:30]

  • Just because somebody is a great producer, doesn’t mean they’re a great producer for you [19:40]

  • Managers. What are they? [24:22]

  • Your manager should rival your mom’s enthusiasm for your music [24:57]

  • A manager can either be one of the most beneficial or the most detrimental to your organization [28:38]

  • When you get to a point when your time and the demands on your time become unmanageable, that’s when it’s time to find a manager [30:41]

  • Do you have something to manage? [31:28]

  • If the product’s not there, it doesn’t matter [39:34]

  • What is a business manager? [10:19]

  • While investing in the right things can bring great returns, investing into the wrong thing can paralyze you [41:26]

  • If you are in talks with a potential manager that has push back on the idea of having your own lawyer look over a contract, that is a ginormous red flag and you should run swiftly the opposite direction [49:54]

  • What’s a booking agent? [50:41]

  • Other people are always going to try to take the biggest piece of your pie that they can [52:29]

  • At the end of the day, you’re still going to have to put in the work [59:17]

  • Outro [60:52]
     

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This episode of The Music Stuff Show is brought to you by DupeLoops: your weekly curated drum loop library. If you're writing music, programming beats, or building tracks, DupeLoops.com is THE place to start. They post 10 new multitracked drum loops on their website every Monday at noon. Each loop is available in stereo and multitracked formats, always fresh and they never recycled. And the best part is, every loop is only a dollar. And for listeners of this podcast, they are offering an additional 10% off of your first purchase when you use the code "musicstuffshow" at checkout.

 

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Should You Be Touring?

On this episode of The Music Stuff show, we take an honest look at touring and where it fits into your career in the music business. We discuss some of the calculated risks worth taking, how to plan for your shows and routing, and some strong financial guidelines for hitting the road. Please enjoy this episode of The Music Stuff Show: Should You Be Touring?

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  • Intro [0:00]

  • Sponsors [0:13]

  • Show Overview [0:55]

  • Work hard to go to sleep on time [2:02]

  • Toilet injuries [2:22]

  • Are you playing a show or touring for vanity, or are you playing shows and touring because people want to see you? [5:44]

  • Why not just hit the road? [6:08]

  • Touring is difficult to break even, much less make a profit on if you are just starting out in the game [6:25]

  • It’s not just playing a show [7:18]

  • It is hard to not want to stab every person you share a van with if you don’t have a place to sleep and shower [8:38]

  • Touring is a necessary extension of being in a band [10:29]

  • There is simply nothing that can replace the human to human interaction [10:44]

  • You’re not only failing yourself [13:26]

  • Not only are you losing money, but that venue is losing money [14:10]

  • If you lie to them, it doesn’t matter how great you are. You’re not getting invited back. [15:22]

  • Put out some trailers [17:38]

  • Put a budget together [18:23]

  • Nothing will make (you) quit music faster than this feeling right here [19:24]

  • Make it make sense [20:04]

  • Don’t ever book shows that you have to drive more than 6-8 hrs before you have to play again [21:35]

  • The whole idea of touring is so romantic [22:42]

  • However long you think it takes to plan a tour that will be a successful tour, you need to multiply that amount of time by 2 or 3 or 4 or 6 [25:17]

  • The best way to make sure people actually come to a show is to pre-sell tickets [27:24]

  • The firmer commitment you can have from people the more success you’re gonna have [28:21]

  • Now you gotta practice your ass off [30:14]

  • “I don’t care how much I like your record; if your show is average, I’m never going to come see you again” [30:26]

  • If the show is bad or underwhelming, it almost ruins the listening experience of the record [30:59]

  • Things that seem candid are not always as candid as people believe [32:00]

  • It’s gonna hurt so bad [33:42]

  • You have two choices: ignore it and pretend it was a fluke, or embrace it and learn how you can be better [33:54]

  • It always feels like you’re doing way more than you are [34:39]

  • A live show boils down to moments [34:55]

  • You want the headliner to be terrified to play after you [37:24]

  • JT Invitation [37:38]

  • Outro [39:06]


 

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This episode of The Music Stuff Show is brought to you by DupeLoops: your weekly curated drum loop library. If you're writing music, programming beats, or building tracks, DupeLoops.com is THE place to start. They post 10 new multitracked drum loops on their website every Monday at noon. Each loop is available in stereo and multitracked formats, always fresh and they never recycled. And the best part is, every loop is only a dollar. And for listeners of this podcast, they are offering an additional 10% off of your first purchase when you use the code "musicstuffshow" at checkout.

 

Special thanks to Nashville based illustrator Bobby St. Louis for creating the artwork for The Music Stuff Show!

Why Do Good Artists Fail?

On this episode of The Music Stuff Show, we examine some of the reasons a promising artist might fail to succeed in the music business. We discuss some of the common setbacks like ego, fear, and the endless pursuit of perfection, all of which can easily converge to prevent those with talent from building a career doing what they love. Please enjoy this episode of The Music Stuff Show: Why Do Good Artists Fail?

 

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Episode Guide: (Time Adj. 1:15)

  • Intro [0:00]

  • Sponsor [0:08]

  • Show Overview [0:51]

  • Most toilets flush in Eb [1:52]

  • Why good artists fail [3:02]

  • Gary Vaynerchuk [4:16]

  • It’s easy to fall victim to the constant asking [5:19]

  • You’re never actually giving people stuff to be fans of [6:41]

  • Do it to the best of your scale [8:17]

  • My phone shoots 4k [8:38]

  • You have to give them something new [9:37]

  • Tom’s free burrito story [10:43]

  • Continue to give to people and they’ll keep coming back [11:43]

  • Ego and counting your chickens before they hatch [12:27]

  • They lose the hunger [13:09]

  • It’s all a gift [13:32]

  • Don’t think that you’re entitled to people’s attention spans [14:32]

  • Getting hung up on stuff that does not matter [15:30]

  • There’s too many other artists putting stuff out every single Friday [17:01]

  • Some success stories never hurt anybody [21:20]

  • People (artists) don’t want to embrace the journey [22:07]

  • Stop getting hung up on perfection [23:51]

  • Do the absolute best thing you can do today [23:59]

  • Keep moving forward [24:28]

  • The pursuit of perfection will kill your progress [25:47]

  • Do more documenting than putting out a polished product [26:46]

  • They are going to be so emotionally invested in what you’re doing because you let them behind the velvet curtain [27:31]

  • What is the only reason people don’t hit publish? Fear. [27:52]

  • The only way to conquer fear is to do something [28:00]

  • You gotta get the reps in [29:44]

  • The point of it is to be a snapshot of where you were in that moment [30:01]

  • You want them to hate it enough to talk about it on the internet [31:27]

  • If they’re talking trash about you, they’re still talking about you [31:32]

  • Rebecca Black [31:48]

  • Haters are a good thing [32:40]

  • It’s actually kind of awesome when people don’t like it [35:15]

  • You’re in the business of providing something [36:59]

  • Justin Timberlake invitation [37:28]

  • Outro [37:49]


 

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You're a Business. Act Like It.

On this episode of The Music Stuff Show, we take a look at why it is important to be business-minded in today’s musical economy. We present some tips to help you make smart business choices, avoid common pitfalls, and embrace change as you work to build a career doing what you love. Please enjoy this episode of The Music Stuff Show: You’re a Business. Act Like It.

 

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Episode Guide: (Time Adj: 1:14)

  • Intro [0:00]

  • Sponsors [0:13]

  • Show Overview [0:55]

  • Why pirates have eye patches [1:41]

  • You are a business whether you like it or not [2:39]

  • That is what is known as your product [3:13]

  • Music is no different than any business [3:21]

  • You need to make smart decisions if you want to do this as a career [4:57]

  • Don’t go into business with somebody that you don’t trust [6:10]

  • Make sure you have cheerleaders in your corner [6:49]

  • There’s a lot of blurred lines in music [7:35]

  • Treat it like it’s a job [8:33]

  • If your live show isn’t better than your record, you should never play a live show [9:45]

  • You have to be able to separate the emotion from the pragmatism [10:09]

  • You can’t let that friendship override good decision making [10:29]

  • Once your record is done, it’s a product [11:47]

  • If you aren’t absolutely stoked about yourself, how am I supposed to be? [13:34]

  • If you can confidently sit here and say that, “This is what I want to do for a job everyday”, you have to treat it that way. [16:55]

  • If you have time to watch Netflix, you have time to be working [17:48]

  • Our goal is to help you build a career doing what you love [19:04]

  • If you want make it a career, it’s gotta make you a living [19:38]

  • Money’s cool, but money’s a tool. Money should never been the end goal [20:51]

  • That person is never gonna cure cancer [21:27]

  • Coldplay [22:50]

  • Music is the kind of thing that people will do the same kind of thing and never change [24:11]

  • You have to listen to people and what they want if you want to sell your product [24:49]

  • If you’re hell bent on “We’re not changing who we are!”, you’re marketing to the wrong people [25:28]

  • You’re not placing the growth and the health of your business ahead of your own desire [26:23]

  • You’re making music selfishly for you [26:45]

  • How to find out where your girlfriend really wants to eat [27:54]

  • The Justin Timberlake Invitation [28:28]

  • Make sure you are investing in the growth of what you’re doing [30:33]

  • Outro [31:13]


 

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This episode of The Music Stuff Show is brought to you by DupeLoops: your weekly curated drum loop library. If you're writing music, programming beats, or building tracks, DupeLoops.com is THE place to start. They post 10 new multitracked drum loops on their website every Monday at noon. Each loop is available in stereo and multitracked formats, always fresh and they never recycled. And the best part is, every loop is only a dollar. And for listeners of this podcast, they are offering an additional 10% off of your first purchase when you use the code "musicstuffshow" at checkout.

 

Special thanks to Nashville based illustrator Bobby St. Louis for creating the artwork for The Music Stuff Show!

Define Your Goals

On this episode of The Music Stuff Show, we discuss the importance of setting goals. We examine the benefits of quantifying what you want to achieve, why you should never work for free, and we give some concrete examples of how you can set and meet your own milestones and build the career you desire. Please enjoy this episode of the Music Stuff Show: Define Your Goals.

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  • Intro [0:00]

  • Sponsors [0:12]

  • Episode Overview [0:54]

  • Hippo sweat [1:49]

  • Goooooooooals [3:10]

  • Fubo Cháves [3:22]

  • Whatever you do, you gotta set goals [4:11]

  • If you’re a band, you need to all be on the same page [6:17]

  • Establish a common understanding [6:56]

  • If you don’t actually know what you’re trying to get to, you can’t get any closer [7:43]

  • Make sure you’re heading in the right directing and that you’re making progress [9:09]

  • By knowing what the goal is, it allows you to ask the right questions [10:22]

  • People want to see other people succeed [10:53]

  • Having a quantifiable goal will help eliminate distraction [11:18]

  • You got bills to pay [12:39]

  • Don’t ever, ever play for free. Never. [13:56]

  • You’re hurting the community that you work in [14:05]

  • You have to be the one to dictate that it does have financial value [15:00]

  • Chase Jarvis [15:45]

  • Value your time more than the vanity [16:56]

  • Sometimes you just gotta walk away [17:07]

  • If you’re the that’s person screwing it up for the rest of us: no one’s going to let you in [19:29]

  • Goals can change [20:18]

  • A goal’s not real if it doesn’t have a date [20:52]

  • Make it seem so stupid easy that a monkey could achieve this [22:30]

  • It’s a good idea to have a big, scary goal you may not hit [23:43]

  • Everybody’s a 10-year overnight success [26:13]

  • It becomes less daunting when you break it down [27:18]

  • Make 100 beats this year [28:38]

  • Your workflow is gonna be so freaking gangster next year [28:43]

  • You have now created systems for success without even trying to [30:09]

  • You have to stay with it even when it sucks [32:25]

  • If you can only write intoxicated, high… you’re not really a songwriter. You’re a person that gets lucky [33:43]

  • It doesn’t happen by accident [34:32]

  • Write cause you love to write. Write because you love to tell a story [36:32]

  • Send Tom & Vance your goals [37:32]

  • A 100 of anything a year is good [38:51]

  • If you lift a kangaroo’s tail off the ground it can’t hop [40:22]

  • Outro [40:37]

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Special thanks to Nashville based illustrator Bobby St. Louis for creating the artwork for The Music Stuff Show!

Content Distribution and How The Model Has Changed

On this episode of The Music Stuff Show, we discuss some of the major changes in content distribution that have occurred within the last decade. We present some compelling arguments for why you should never press CDs, explore how to create value for your audience at no cost to you, and look at some content release strategies to maximize your returns and, ultimately, grow your brand. Please enjoy this episode of the Music Stuff Show: Content distribution and how the model has changed.  

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  • Intro [0:00]

  • Episode Overview [0:54]

  • Space Jam Website [1:46]

  • Content Distribution and how the model has changed [3:06]

  • CDs are work [4:52]

  • The shrink wrap is going to stay on that record [6:33]

  • The motive that someone buys a cd is not because they care about your cd. They care about supporting an artist. [7:01]

  • A t-shirt is a walking billboard [7:34]

  • Add value that costs you nothing [9:22]

  • The way you create a viable business is to maximize your revenue and minimize your expenses wherever possible [9:59]

  • You don’t need to be worried about downloading, you just need to be worried about streaming [10:57]

  • The music is just your entry [13:30]

  • Be more than just a song: you’re an experience [14:13]

  • “Rock is my bread and butter, it’s in my heart. It’s just not alive right now” [14:59]

  • While everybody else is worried about whoever producing whatever and making sure every little thing is perfect, Future has already put out 3 records this year [15:54]

  • If you drop one song that’s amazing: NO ONE CARES [18:00]

  • People have 50,000-70,000 thoughts a day  [18:41]

  • If the well runs dry, somebody’s gonna get water somewhere else [20:47]

  • If people aren’t talking about you already, these things aren’t worthwhile [22:46]

  • If you’re putting out a song, why doesn’t it have a music video? [23:23]

  • Your songs aren’t good enough [24:11]

  • Would you listen to your song if you weren’t on it? [25:20]

  • Consistent. Quality. Product. [26:56]

  • Vinyl still works [28:19]

  • Albums are art [31:06]

  • “This is a re-engagement of this material that I love” [32:09]

  • Blink-182 vinyl story [32:30]

  • “You want the Vance Fite of your music” [33:46]

  • Now you have some more data to expand your business and grow your revenue [35:46]

  • Preorders and pumping it ahead of time are your best friend when you are trying to spend your money wisely [37:01]

  • You don’t really need money [38:56]

  • Don’t just do things to do things unless it’s creating music [40:09]

  • Wrap up [40:49]

  • Be good at what you do, and do it often [42:18]

 

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Special thanks to Nashville based illustrator Bobby St. Louis for creating the artwork for The Music Stuff Show!

Why You Don't Need a Record Label

On this episode of The Music Stuff Show we talk about how with the resources available today, a record label shouldn’t be your goal. We discuss how an 18-year-old Steve Lacy produced a track on Kendrick Lamar’s newest album using only his iPhone, how The Chainsmokers created their first hits from their New York City Apartment, and how applying Kevin Kelly’s concept of 1000 true fans can help you make $100,000. Please enjoy this episode of The Music Stuff Show: Why you no longer need a record label.

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  • Intro [0:00]

  • Sponsors [0:12]

  • Overview [0:54]

  • Thinking ‘bout bluebies [1:35]

  • Why you don’t need a record label  [2:23]

  • What is a label? [3:20]

  • If you’re starting your business to sell your business: you’ve already lost! [6:13]

  • “I don’t do this to feel cool at parties” [8:14]

  • The bowling story [8:40]

  • We are here to stimulate the middle class of music [11:42]

  • Could you be using your skills elsewhere? [12:48]

  • Everywhere you go there is music constantly being the soundtrack to our lives [13:22]

  • Tom is the number 1 online session drummer in the world [13:53]

  • Tom’s experience in building his own business in music [14:31]

  • You don’t have to be in the same room anymore to make a great record together [16:05]

  • “You’re not the best drummer in the world, but you are the number 1 ranked online session drummer in the world“ [17:04]

  • “I saw that it was an open space that I could easily rise to the top of simply by being organized, a good communicator, and being nice” [19:09]

  • You have everything you need in your pocket on your phone to make a hit record if you’re good enough [20:12]

  • Kendrick Lamar iPhone produced track [20:20]

  • You should be scouring YouTube until your eyes bleed [21:12]

  • We no longer live in a world where only one person can win [22:22]

  • Kevin Kelly’s 1000 True Fans [23:23]

  • If you can get 1000 people out of 7 billion to spend $100 a year, you’ll make $100,000 [24:17]

  • We as people are made to make things [26:20]

  • Spend your time doing the stuff you tell people that you want to do [27:36]

  • Do not delay creating until you have “x” [29:21]

  • I know more talented people who’s

  • name you will never know because they won’t hit publish [29:46]

  • The idea of perfection is debilitating [30:28]

  • Let people be a part of your process [31:23]

  • The Terminator story [32:22]

  • Childish Gambino [33:16]

  • The Chainsmokers [35:28]

  • It’s so easy to hide behind the wall of working on a project [37:02]

  • We’re not for people trying to be famous or rich [38:42]

  • You have opportunities that are available to you [42:19]

  • There’s no excuse for not trying to create and trying to create a business around what you’re making [42:49]

  • Outro [43:16]
     

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Welcome to the first ever episode of The Music Stuff Show! This show is dedicated to breaking down the business of music to help you build a career doing what you love. In this episode, Tom and Vance talk about their inspiration for the podcast, their vision for the future of the show, and share some of their history in the music industry over the past 15 years.

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This episode of The Music Stuff Show is brought to you by DupeLoops: your weekly curated drum loop library. If you're writing music, programming beats, or building tracks, DupeLoops.com is THE place to start. They post 10 new multitracked drum loops on their website every Monday at noon. Each loop is available in stereo and multitracked formats, always fresh and they never recycled. And the best part is, every loop is only a dollar. And for listeners of this podcast, they are offering an additional 10% off of your first purchase when you use the code "musicstuffshow" at checkout. 

Special thanks to Nashville based illustrator Bobby St. Louis for creating the artwork for The Music Stuff Show!