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Success In Music And Your Mindset

Posted by Aaron Davison on Tuesday, April 9, 2013, In : April 2013 

Today I want to address a topic that is a little more esoteric than the technical aspects of the music business that I often discuss, but nonetheless is just as important.  The topic is how to cultivate the right mindset for acheiving success in the music industry.

I really think to be successful in the music industry you need to have both talent and very thick skin, and the latter is probably the most important. You need to be extremely determined, ambitious and motivated.  I know I'm not t...


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How "Good" Should Your Tracks Be?

Posted by Aaron Davison on Friday, April 5, 2013, In : April 2013 

I recently was working with one of my clients who is trying to get their music licensed.  This client asked me an interesting question.   He has tracks that are pretty strong but they’re not quite ready as is.  He asked me if I thought it was a “good idea” to finish mixing and mastering his tracks before he starts trying to license them.  My response was that it was sort of like a guitar maker asking if they should put a headstock on their guitar before trying to sell it.  Should you ...


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