Releasing New Music 101


Are you ready to kick-start the biggest year of your music career and ministry? It’s time to get ahead of the game and set your sights on some incredible opportunities that await you in 2024. As the first leaves of Autumn begin to fall, now is the perfect time to channel your energy into mapping … Continue Reading

Manager or Booking Agent?


In the ever-evolving landscape of the music entertainment industry, we are witnessing a significant paradigm shift in the way business is conducted. Established record labels are grappling with the challenges posed by this transformation. As they face employee layoffs and downsizing, they are finding it increasingly challenging to compete with independent artists who possess access … Continue Reading

PRO-TIP “Home Concert ‘Live’ Broadcasting”


Since we’re pretty much still in quarantine and social distancing many artists – labeled and Indie alike – are broadcasting mini-concerts “live” from their homes. While this gives the audience an intimate look into their home lives, it can also project a negative impression. Why? Because your shoes are stacked in the corner. I see … Continue Reading

Is Your Calendar Busy Yet?


As we begin a new year our agency has been busy mapping out our clients’ schedules for their new releases, studio dates, and marketing campaigns for the rest of the year. Yes, you read that correctly! We’re already planning for Christmas releases later this year. You may have heard the old adage “fail to plan, … Continue Reading

Let’s Talk Social Media


I can setup, brand & launch your awesome-looking Facebook Musician/Band page and branded Twitter account. I can brand your YouTube channel & provide you with branded ads & marketing tools. But what I cannot do is interact on your behalf with your fans, friends & family. I cannot present your artistry to talent buyers or … Continue Reading

Radio Promotions thru TMA Promotions


TMA provides industry-standard radio promotions through Play MPE and Mi2N Music PR . We customize a package based on your budget, genre and preferred geographical audience (USA, Canada, etc.). Let TMA coordinate your radio single drop with your digital distribution release to maximize effectiveness in the marketplace! For more information click here.

Entertainer or Minister?


I’ve worked with many Christian artists, bands, worship leaders, and others in “faith-based” performing arts over the past 30 years. The demands on these folks comes from all sides: the church, the music industry, family, business partners, investors, etc. So many times finding the right balance in defining whether it’s ministry or business or entertainment … Continue Reading

What I Wish (Indie) Musicians Understood


I’ve been working with recording “artists” and musicians most of my adult life. For the past 11 years exclusively I’ve been either managing or developing (or both) artists and bands in the USA and around the world. Since the music industry is going through a major paradigm shift (mainly thanks to digital downloads) it’s always interesting … Continue Reading

How to Get a Manager and Not Get Ripped Off


I’ve heard many hard-luck stories from artists who had bad experiences with managers. Yet many times the bad experiences were precipitated by a misunderstanding of “who does what” and why. That’s why the writer of the following submitted this to the blog of an industry website popular among “indie” artists and bands: You first need … Continue Reading