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Do You Know Where Your Songs Fit?

Posted by Aaron Davison on Thursday, July 10, 2014, In : July 2014 

When I licensed my very first song back in 2002, I got rather lucky.  I submitted a few songs to the person who would become my publisher for over a decade.  My publisher passed on my original batch of songs saying she had no need for them.  So I went back to the drawing board, booked some more studio time and recorded one new pop song I had written.  It was sort of in the vein of John Mayer/Train etc.  It was a really catchy song and was well produced. I sent it to my publisher and she loved...


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Are You Jealous Of Musicians Who Are More Successful Than You?

Posted by Aaron Davison on Monday, July 7, 2014, In : July 2014 

So I used to play in a band with this guy who, well, has turned out to be quite a bit more successful than I am as a musician, at least in the commercial sense.  When I see my former band mate doing the rounds on the morning talk show circuit talking about his new CD and his upcoming tour with another major recording artist, I’m happy for him.  I truly am.  But I’d be lying If I said that I didn’t also have a little twinge of jealousy.  There’s a small part of me that wishes that was ...


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A Guaranteed Path To Failure In The Music Business

Posted by Aaron Davison on Thursday, July 3, 2014, In : July 2014 

I write a lot about redefining your sense of success in the music business.  However I want to be clear, I want everyone, myself included, to be as successful as possible in our endeavors.  I want you all to make as much money as you can from music and have your music reach as many people as possible.  I know from experience that when you become overly concerned with the outcome, in any pursuit, it becomes harder to enjoy the process and the journey.  The road to success in the music business...


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