NoiseTrade vs. BandCamp
Another blogger that I really respect — Joy Ike of grassrootsy — recently posted about a number of services for independent or DIY musicians to share their albums or tracks with fans. As usual, I agree with [...]
“Why prefer blue skies over grey? Because you can sing and play the blues.”
~ Stan Stewart
After the opening, at times disjointed part one of Cracked Open Blues comes this very bluesy improv. If you start to dance, be ready [...]
After digging into the recordings from the Painting Piano series of improvisations, I’ve found a few more tracks that are interesting, but did not make the cut for the album. One of my favorites so far, is “Cracked Open Blues”. Because the improvisation [...]
Glowing iridescent through
Morning’s orange glow, and
Inspired by your
Walk across night’s edge.
When you shine so
Vividly, coaxing night walkers,
Thanks to everyone who is helping to make “Painting Piano” my best-selling album ever!
I’ve chosen to include several of the piano improvisations and paintings from “Painting Piano” throughout this post. I’ve also linked (near the end of this post) the [...]
This is the last in my series on #DTNT (Do This, Not That) on #SM (social media/networking) … at least for now. The first in the series is “mean or nice” and you can click-through the rest of the series from there. I hope you’ll [...]
Here’s the next in my series on “Do This, Not That” for social networking. Be sure to check out the other posts in this series and add your voice by commenting at the end of this post.
Thanks to guest blogger Christine Infanger for this post in the series on “Do This, Not That” for social networks. See her bio at the end of this post. Here are her insights on the delicate balancing act of self-promotion.
Engagement vs. Selling
A critical, and somewhat annoying mistake so many people make on social media, is [...]
This is another in my series of “Do This, Not That” on social media with attention to independent/DIY musicians. Type “#DTNT” into the search box to find them all.
In preparation for this series, I posted these on Facebook. Thanks to my awesome friends, there were some immediate responses:
This is another in my “Do This, Not That” series for social media practices — especially for musicians, but really for everyone. Check out the whole series including “mean or nice” and “support your friends“. [...]