Are you in search of things you must do in order to enter the music industry in 2018? Do you have what it takes to succeed in the music industry? See, just because you have a knowledge about music, doesn’t mean you know about the music industry. 

Most people think the...

January 8, 2018

Ross Barber-Smith and Marcio Novelli of Bridge the Atlantic talk music in Nashville, seizing opportunities, and setting goals with musician and actor Riley Smith.

January 8, 2018

As musicians we spend nearly countless hours creating music, only to cross our fingers and hope our latest-greatest songs will magically meet the ears of new listeners.

Or we post Instagram pics with a billion hashtags all day long, because that’s what some social media...

October 17, 2017

This might be the simplest and most valuable piece of career advice I can give you: Finish things! It doesn’t matter what those “things” are: maybe they’re songs, an album, a music video, booking a tour, a crowdfunding campaign, a new website, or new merch designs. Wha...

October 13, 2017

Pat "The Manager" Corcoran and Chancelor "The Rapper" Bennett, two self-taught kids from Chicago, set the bar for what independent artists can achieve. Pat the Manager details how the two met, the backlash around the release of Coloring Book, and the one thing that thr...

October 13, 2017

Bridge the Atlantic's Ross Barber-Smith and Marcio Novelli talk crowdfunding with musician and author Amanda Palmer.

October 13, 2017

This is a very personal article.

I’ve been blessed with working with independent artists from all over the world for the past couple of years. I’ve helped artists hone their live performance skills and produced their live shows. I have written biographies and press rele...

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