Tag: music business 101

Licensing My Song To “So You Think You Can Dance”

What’s up y’all?
Well, I’m on my way to a gig today. I barely ever get to say that any more.
Fingers crossed things get sorted out soon.

In the mean time, this is a track I wrote ended up on “So You Think You Can Dance” (Fox). In this vid you’ll find a quick tutorial as well as some the inside info to the track and also a jam track right below this description (on YouTube) πŸ™‚

Enjoy, comment, and I’ll catch you next time πŸ™‚

This Song Made It Into “Dancing With The Stars”

What’s up y’all πŸ™‚

I wrote this track a while ago and it ended up on “Dancing With The Stars”.
In this video I run you through how its played, how I produced it and I even include the track link
for you to jam over if you feel like that’s something you’d like to do πŸ™‚

Hope you enjoy it.
Let me know if you’d like more or less of these…they’re fun to make πŸ™‚

Have a great day

How To Be Heard On Youtube and Spotify For REAL- Part 2 – GLNNA

You may remember I made a video with my friend Mark Klaver about his success on Spotify and Youtube.
This video is the second installment in that series πŸ™‚

In this video, I talk to my friend GLNNA about her strategies and how SHE got to over 200K Monthly listeners on Spotify!
If this is something you’re into, definitely check it out.

We also talk about Music business strategies like finding management to represent you, writing for other artists, toplinning instrumental cues for TV and Film licensing opportunities etc etc.

Enjoy and I’ll see ya on the road (hopefully some time this decade πŸ˜†)

How To Be Heard On Youtube & Spotify for REAL – Part 1 – Mark Klaver

This video’s all about making your OWN mark on Spotify and YouTube! Indie style!
Thanks to Mark Klaver for all the input on how he got 50,000 monthly listeners on Spotify and over 3 Million views on YouTube as an independent artist!

I also chat about:
* Getting Signed
* Major Labels vrs Indie Labels
* Finding the right producder (Alex Feder‘s story as well)
* Zach Kranz & Punch Parade

It’s a very informative video for indie artists of all kinds.
I hope you all find out some cool ways to get out there an do it on your own πŸ™‚

We’ve got two shows coming up with Smash Mouth in July 2020.
Back to work.
Hoping to stay safe and rock out!

See you soon πŸ™‚

Instagram Live Stream with Jason Grishkoff – Founder of Submithub.com

Following the review I made about Submithub.com, Jason (the owner of Submithub) and I sat down on a nice Saturday morning (well, evening for him in South Africa) and recorded this fun and informative Live Instagram Stream Q&A Special with a few hundred viewers and artists.

There were a lot of questions and a lot of answers.
We discussed Submithub’s standards for curators, Spotify’s payment structure and much much MUCH more πŸ™‚

I hope you enjoy the video.
Like the vid and Subscribe to the channel if you wanna support and want some good knowledge as soon as it comes out.
Please comment on the video and let me know how I can help you become a better artist and musician.

Stay safe and healthy.
I’ll see you all on the road again soon.