Now more than ever it is important that artists arm themselves with business smarts and knowledge to avoid falling into a bad or even predatory business deal.
I recently spent seven days at Spirit Radio Studio in East Nashville recording an EP. And let me tell you, I learned a lot.
As a songwriter, my job is to pack three minutes with as much imagery as I can, both lyrically and musically.
While these two roles are not mutually exclusive, it can definitely be challenging to find the balance between your artist-self and your manager-self.