I don’t sing (much). I don’t play an instrument. But all my co-writers do. So I’m feeling their pain, to a degree. […]
Spotify: How do you make it work
If you’re like me, you’ve been hearing everything and the opposite about Spotify. In particular, the very low per-stream payments but also very bullish comments about how streaming is saving the industry. Confused much?
Where do songwriters write lyrics?
you could have written Tolstoy’s “War and Peace” in that time (or all the episodes of “Breaking Bad”, which is nearly the same thing)
Get off the stage, they like you
A little note for the younger bands and singers out there. I went to see a promising singer last weekend (not the […]
Artist development: someone else has to do it
Legendary A&R man Don Grierson talks about the huge changes that have taken place in the music business. In particular, the tricky […]
RIP: lyricist Hal David
Another one bites the dust. The connection between “Raindrops Keep Falling on my Head”, “Always Something There to Remind Me”, “Walk on […]