Be sensitive to the season you are in.. Sep 17, 2022
Back in 2018 I begin releasing the music I was producing. I took many trips to Nashville for various songwriting retreats. I would come home and demo, and eventually release, the songs I cowrote during these events.


During this time I was still a full time Worship Pastor but I would get home from...
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"If you do what you love, you won't work a day in your life" is WRONG! Aug 20, 2022

We've all heard the quote:

 

 "If you do what you love, you won't work a day in your life"

 

  I was having lunch with a friend recently and that quote came up and it occurred to me that I do not believe this to be exactly true. I do understand the idea and meaning, but I...

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Artists: Don't do these 5 things! Feb 04, 2022

 

  On this podcast we talk about many tactics and mindsets to have as an indie artist. We believe that encouragement is key to keeping momentum on the journey. But, equally as important to knowing what to do is knowing what not to do.

  On this episode I wanted to talk through 5...

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Why you NEED community as a musician Jan 28, 2022

   One of the most important parts of being a musician is having a community. Without a community we are working and creating with no real concept of reality. As a musician we are the sum of all of our influences and this is an ongoing process. A true community incapsulates all of...

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Free vs Paid Music Promotion Jan 21, 2022

Paid VS Free Music Promo

  The way we promote our music is crucial to how many people it can impact. If you do a google or YouTube search on music marketing you will find thousands of videos and many may have conflicting, or even contradictory information. So, how do we understand the best...

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How to Release Music in 2022 Jan 07, 2022

 

  Happy new year! Over the last couple of weeks we have been reflecting and assessing everything that happened in 2021. I hope that you were able to celebrate the wins and find areas of growth for the new year. 

  With all of that information in our minds I now wanted to...

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Co-Writing Technology - 6 things you should use! Sep 03, 2021

 

  Co-writing is the BEST way to write songs. I say this because there are so many more benefits than just writing a great song when it comes to co-writing. Yes, writing a great song is the goal, but the relationship building is the key difference and benefit of co-writing, opposed to...

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Nine ways to not quit as an indie artist Aug 27, 2021

On the latest episode of the CIAS Podcast (live now) I wanted to talk about a really important topic, NOT quitting. It can be easy to give up on a music journey as it is difficult, takes a lot of time, and has many twists and turns. But, I believe this is a calling and we can’t give up on a...

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7 Ways to Make Money as an Indie Artist Aug 19, 2021

  Right now is the greatest time in history to be an indie artist. We have all the tools and resources we need to build and grow a career in music. With accessible recording equipment, social media, zoom and other apps and technology we can literally create a successful music journey with...

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Aug 05, 2021

 

  I wanted to walk through 8 things that will help you record your vocals like a pro. Right now is the greatest time in history to be making music and more specifically, making music in your home studio. We are now able to write, record and release music from our homes that can touch...

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Vocal Comping in Logic Pro X (Quick Production Tip) Aug 03, 2021

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This Quick Production Tip (QPT) shares a clip directly from the “Record Your Vocals Like a Pro” module (live now) is all about vocal comping. Vocal comping is the...

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4 Spotify Playlist Pitching Strategies Jul 23, 2021

  One of the most important pieces to getting our songs heard is through streams. How do we get streams? Well it comes through a few ways but one of the best ways to get streams on your music is through playlist placements. Playlist pitching, submissions and promotions are one of the biggest...

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