Category Archives: Grind Mode

Grind Mode Tip #7 Find The Right Manager

I haven’t done any Grind Mode post for a long time. I’ve been extremely busy and I know its been time for another one. I recently started following this guy “Bo Money” on Twitter. He’s a music industry dude who … Continue reading

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Grind Mode Tip #6 Learn the Business

I know you’ve all heard the saying music is 10% music and 90% business. As an artist, you must fully understand that. You must know the business you are trying to get in. Read some books, search the web, ask … Continue reading

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Grind Mode Tip #5 Get A Real Record Label

I run across alot of artist who claim to have record labels.  The problem I see over and over again is they really don’t have a record label.  They have an idea of a record label but no actual label.  … Continue reading

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Grind Mode Tip #4 Be Real With Yourself

Be real with yourself.  It seems like it should be automatic but time and time again I witness people who aren’t real…with themselves.  It’s one thing to fool me or someone else, but when you begin fooling yourself, then you … Continue reading

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Grind Mode Tip #3 Get A DJ

Ok…on some real ish, get you a DJ.  It seems pretty simple but, surprisingly some artist don’t have one.  Now, if you are younger just getting in the game and you have a someone who DJ’s and is down with … Continue reading

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Grind Mode Tip #2 Presentation is Key

Don’t get it twisted, I know presentation isn’t everything but it is a difference maker…and first impressions are everything.  I’m talking presentation as a whole. If music and entertainment is what you want to do, then act like it, talk … Continue reading

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Grind Mode Tip #1 Build Your Fan Base

If you are an underground artist trying to get a deal, you need to focus on your fan base. Too many times I’ve seen artist with a crazy amount of talent fail or get discouraged. It’s hard work getting in … Continue reading

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