5th of April Blog update

seriousJPThis week my fifth album “After the Storm” came out. It was bit hard to take in as I have been working flat-out. But at the end of this week, I managed to take few days off and head down to Killarney. But as always I am already working hard on the next album. I think after getting over the actual practicality of releasing a song a week, my next biggest fear has been me starting to not enjoy the process and my busy schedule. But the truth seems to be the more I do it, the more I enjoy it as well. So let’s just get straight in to this weeks posts:

This weeks song is all about the true love. Check it out here:

Old Radio

On Monday I got thinking about how much effort it takes to be able to feel the song, instead of just delivering it:

How do you feel the song?

Here’s a few EQ tips for anybody recording vocals in a home, or in a project studio:

Quick tip 61 Studio vocal EQ

Tuesday was the album release day, and here is all the info on the album:

Chapter 5 “After the Storm”

Building a good business relationships might just be one of the key secrets behind success in music business:

Quick tip 62 Business relationships

Once again I had to witness a musician making a fool of them selves in a potential work place:

Are you serious about career? Act like it!

Plan is vital, but sometimes you just need to try something out and see if it works:

Quick tip 63 Throw mud at the wall and see what sticks

I realise my business model is not for every one, and I would not recommend it to everyone. But  here’s what you can use from it without breaking your back:

Don’t do as I do

There is a fine line between direct marketing and spam:

Quick tip 64 Promotion v spam

Don’t write off the humble CD just yet:

Quick tip 65 CD’s

Here’s one productivity tip I utilise all the time and it has helped me get loads done:

Utilise wasted time

That’s all for this week, and what a week it has been 🙂 But as always, there are more on the way, so stay tuned.


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