22nd of March Blog update

howthI know I say this a lot, but this week really has been crazy. St. Patrick’s day turns Dublin in to a quite wild party. And as you might see from one of my posts, it is not for everyone. This is hundreds of thousands of people dressed up in green and getting drunk. I was playing throughout the festivities, and let’s just say I am really looking forward to next Thursday, which is my first day of in nearly three weeks 😀 But in the middle of it all I managed to enjoy the first day of spring by going for one of my favourite walks in Dublin, which is in Howth. I took a photo for you guys as well 🙂 I also kept the posts coming, so let’s get straight in to it.

This weeks song was the last one from the new album “After the Storm” and it seems you guys liked this one:-) Check it out here:


This is the rant I was referring to in the beginning of this blog post.

True men

It is so easy to get stuck in our ways. But when we are brave enough to do something different, that’s when great things can happen:

Quick tip 51 Do something different

Here’s one of the life’s big questions: What makes us happy? Check it out here:

What makes you happy?

Knowing what you want, in other words defining your goals is very important in music business:

Quick tip 52 Know what you want

Often a great band is more than the sum of its members. Read all about it here:

Magical ingredient

I heard a great quote during the week: Career in music business is not a sprint, it’s a marathon:

Quick tip 53 Patience

Are we too quick to pint out the flaws? Read my thoughts here:

Pointing out the flaws

Did you notice the likes on your bands Facebook page drop during the week? Here’s why:

Quick tip 54 Facebook update

This is an important element in music business, momentum:

Quick tip 55 Momentum

From time to time I get tired of the myths people believe when try to enter music business. Let me save you some time:

Busting some myths

And that’s all folks. Thank you once again for sticking with me and let me know your thoughts, or if there is something particular you’d like me to talk about on my blog. Have a great week 🙂


The author J.P. Kallio is a singer songwriter
To get EIGHT of his songs for free go HERE