When you’re trying to break into the music industry, there are so many choices and decisions that you will have to make. As much as we would love to say otherwise, no one ever made it on pure talent alone. You are going to need to have a good head on your shoulders, you are going to need to take the right advice from the right people, and you are going to have to work hard if you want to be a success.
As a result, there are a lot of traps that are all too easy to fall into. Some are more obvious than others but making the wrong decision at the wrong time could seriously knock you back.
Right now, when things are as uncertain as they are with rising COVID cases and the music industry in a state of flux, it is more important than ever to make sure that you do your homework and take the necessary steps to ensure that you keep moving forward. If you are looking to take the next step on your musical journey, here are some of the classic mistakes that you need to avoid.
Not Knowing Who Your Audience Is
Any kind of artist, whether you’re a painter, a filmmaker, or a musician, is going to be asked “Oh, what kind of thing do you do?” about once a week, so we are guessing that you already have an answer ready to that question. But the question of who your audience is can be a little more complicated.
Obviously, in an ideal world your music would appeal to … Read on Gather baltimore