A couple weeks ago, while I was doing an episode of Ask Joe, I came across this question: I just released some music. How do I get more people interested in it?

Such a good question. We spend so much time writing, recording, and mixing music that we don’t think about what to do once that music is OUT there. Read more »

I sat down to write a song for my upcoming EP the other day. Put it on the calendar and everything. The day before I had written a pretty cool song, so I was confident I would have a repeat performance.

I gave myself an hour. That’s usually all I need.

60 minutes later? Nothing. No song. Four lines on a page, and I had jammed out to a metronome playing 130 bpm for the entire hour.

I had nothing to show for it. Read more »

Too many people want a shortcut. An easy button.

As someone who loves efficiency and keyboard shortcuts, I get it. Why use six moves when you can accomplish the task in two?

But this is something entirely different.

Have you ever looked at a fireplace and said, “First give me some heat, then I’ll throw on some logs!” (Read that in a Tony Robbins book recently.)

Of course not. It’s ridiculous. Read more »