Tag Archives: Fame

The Downsides of Being Yourself

It’s supposed to be a good thing.  It’s the goal.  You’re supposed to find yourself and then be as authentic to that self-discovered conception as you can possibly be.  It’s supposed to be the optimum outcome and your best and … Continue reading

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The Corrosive Effect of Pay to Play on Artists

Yesterday, I posted an article about the prevalence of pay to play, or payola, in modern mainstream radio.  It isn’t officially acknowledged, or even legal, but it goes on in many clandestine and disguised ways.  Rest assured that any mainstream … Continue reading

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A Body of Work

Here’s the thing about the internet.  There is a lot of music out there and a lot of it sounds half finished.  Promising, but not of the quality and finish we have come to expect of the best artists.  So, … Continue reading

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The Pressures of Obscurity

We are always reading how this star or that has succumbed to the pressures of fame and done something stupid or self-destructive, or worse still, career-limiting.  I’m sure being in the public eye is an extraordinarily difficult thing.  People expect … Continue reading

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25 Creative Ideas for Starving Artists

Try painting the subject you are looking at upside down Swap light colours for dark and vice versa Paint with a fork instead of a palette knife Reverse the chord sequence of a song you like.  It is a new … Continue reading

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