The Flood and the Drought:

Are you killing off your own fan base?

Being an independent artist gives you the benefits of no strings attached, but the risk of no one’s hand to hold. Making decisions on your own can seem more like a burden than a freedom, and at the end of the day you may feel like you’re still coming up short despite your best efforts. But maybe it’s not what you’re doing that’s causing some trouble. Perhaps, it’s how you’re doing it. Over or underwhelming your fan base may be the difference between the career you have and the career you’re after.

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Sundays are just another day to work the songs #folkpunk #indiemusician #americana

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Music Gateway is offering an exclusive 30% discount on their annual Pro Level Unlimited accounts specifically to the AG gang! Connect with music professionals now!

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In spite of this week’s loss, we want you to use that little spark of musical madness more than you ever have before!

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if you have any respect for rock and roll or the music business in general I highly suggest watching Sound City, a documentary produced by the one and only Dave Grohl. trust me you will not regret it

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ONE MORE DAY to enter our “Support Indie” Photo Contest and to win cool prizes like a 114ce acoustic from Taylor Guitars, a mega distribution bundle from Disc Makers, and one FREE year of Artist Growth. Send us your photos here: #share

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Sundays are just another day to work the songs #folkpunk #indiemusician #americana

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1) Every Song Should Be Your Best Work.

Don’t release a song if you’re not excited to show it to anyone. If you wouldn’t listen to it yourself, wait to release something you would. We had a song we almost released on this upcoming EP and no matter how many times I tried to re-write the chorus, it just wasn’t getting me excited. After talking with my producer, we decided to scratch it and I showed him a song I had written a week prior. It’s now our favorite one on the record. I am so happy we didn’t settle for “good enough” and waited to release one we were really proud of.

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Tuesday’s workspace inspo. Tweet us yours! @artistgrowth #creativespace #music 

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