The Most Overrated Things in a Musician’s Career

27 Jun

Last Stop Booking

Sometimes, we need to get our priorities straight. Sometimes, we need to learn to say “no” to the good so that we can say “yes” to the best. Other times, we need to not let perfection get in the way of productivity. How do we sort it all out? What do we need and when do we need it?

Let’s go over the most overrated ideas, services, and opportunities in a musician’s career. Please note: not all of these things are useless. In fact, some are quite essential but they should only be pursued at the right time. So, let’s get this thing going:

SXSW, CMJ, and Other “Industry” Festivals

Don’t get me wrong, I love these music festivals. However, musicians need to stop looking at them as places where they’ll ‘break’ into the music industry. Reality check: you probably will only be invited to SXSW or CMJ if you’re already…

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