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Miami born singer songwriter Bryant del Toro started street performing for fun. At 19, he and his friends would take out their instruments and play, hoping to make enough money to buy a pizza. Quickly he went from staple Lincoln Road Act to recording artist and now has his second album coming out at the end of this year. As a young artist myself, I couldn’t help but wonder: how does one go from street
A common dilemma in a time where digital content is king is the “what the heck do I post?” process and overthinking.  Many young artists inquire whether the quality, song choices, length and type of content is appealing enough to attract new followers or sufficient engagement.  While all those factors are important to weigh out, they can hold you back from actually getting things done.  Sometimes, when it comes to online content creation, you just have to DO,
Most people think of Miami as a bustling electric city, bursting at the seams with culture. They imagine live music coming out of almost every restaurant and a world of endless opportunities. For the young artists that call this city home, this is not necessarily true. It can feel nearly impossible to find somewhere to play when even karaoke nights are strictly for those 21+. The struggle for underage musicians is very real. But after
I was recently asked to speak at a music networking panel discussion and showcase in the Boca area of South Florida and jumped at the chance to do it immediately.  I must admit, I get excited when I get invited to be a part of events like this.  It’s part the performer in me, part the chatterbox in me, and part the emerging mentor in me that gets me so eager to participate.  As an
[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] A How-To for Artists & Music Entrepreneurs It’s safe to say the music industry has changed.  Clearly, this holds true for just about any industry, really.  You can’t expect to tackle any business with the same mindset and strategy as 20, 10, even 5 years ago.  Technology is rapidly shifting the way we discover, consume, and even desire goods, services, and entertainment.  It can seem scary to some, but for
It’s important for songwriters to understand that getting a publisher isn’t the sole solution!  There is so much more to it than that.  You not only have to be sure getting into a publishing deal at all is right for you in the current state of your career, but also which one is right for you.  The idea of it all can seem really overwhelming. It is important to remember that this is a business of “people”