We’re seeing the first signs of the spring here in Dublin this weekend. The temperatures have creeped up just that small bit. But I got a feeling the winter is not just quite finished yet. Also the Six nations rugby made sure I had a busy weekend with Sliotar in the Porterhouse 🙂 During the week I put my head down and cracked on with the recording of the new album. We are nearly there. But I still made sure my blog was busy as well 🙂 So let’s get straight in to this weeks posts.
As it was the week of the Valentine’s day, this weeks song had to be a love song 😉 Check it out here:
When you play shows, especially in bars, you are bombarded with distractions all the time. Being able to focus and tune out those distractions can be difficult. Last weekend I had a bit of a breakthrough on this subject. Read all about it here:
Monday’s Quick tip was all about music royalties songwriters who perform live can start collecting:
Tuesday we looked in to how to evoke emotion in your songs:
If there was one tip I could give to anyone learning to play music and hoping to get good at it, it would be This:
It takes a lot of sweat, guts and late nights in a beer stinking bars to become a great artist. Read all about it here:
Statistics might not be the most interesting subject, but most of us musicians are check them every day. Here’s how to work them to your advantage:
As a bit of a followup to “The journey of a great artist” post, I talked about some of the reasons behind why we do what we do 🙂
It still amazes me how few bands actually have business cards:
Facebook introduced a “Call-to-action” button. Here is how you can set it up:
And for Valentine’s day I thought I’d share with you one of the most romantic love letters I’ve ever seen, and it was from the man in black:
Was Johnny Cash after all the most romantic man?
That’s all for this week. Once again thanks for reading and sharing the post throughout the week. I did feel the love this week 😉 You guys rock!
The author J.P. Kallio is a singer songwriter
To get EIGHT of his songs for free go HERE