listening

Billy Momo Says: Recreational listening

Billy Momo #16 – Listening by Gramps   As I get older, I find myself craving silence more often than I used to. During periods when we are playing lots of shows, or especially when we are working in the studio, this becomes even more important. Oh, I certainly listen to a lot of music,…

how to make money

J.P. Kallio’s Musician Quick Tips 24

And if you don’t work towards building a strong loyal following, I got news for you. It won’t build itself! by J.P. Kallio   Here are this week’s musician quick tips, part 24!! In my nearly two decades as a full time musician I have learned a thing or two about this business. I also have…

indie artists

Self-made Critics

It’s the independent artists who are still brave enough to break the mould, do their best not to fit into the box set by major label machines… by J.P. Kallio   How can you criticise something, if you were not there. In the past I have been hesitant to post video of Sliotar’s live shows, as…

self help

What is the point?

Is what I am doing helping my career, or could I be spending my time more wisely? by J.P. Kallio   When I was a kid in school, I was a silent rebel. Every subject we had, I asked my self what is the point of this? Will this be useful for me in the…