In Jan of 2008 I left my last ever regular job (rock climbing instructor – not kidding), screwed my courage to the sticking place, and began making my way as an independent artist. I made art, and I put it out into the world. I played live, and worked hard to find my community. I […]Read more "The 3 Things You Need To Know Before You Quit Your Day Job…"
One of the most frequent things I get asked is: ‘How did you build your following?’. It’s a fair question. A few years ago I started as everybody does, with pretty much zero support and 5 followers (2 of which were my mother who had signed up twice to make sure she didn’t miss anything). […]Read more "From Zero to 17’000 – Some Thoughts on Building Community…"
As of right now, ‘Invocation’ is finally released!Read more "RELEASE! RELEASE! RELEASE!"
I am seriously excited. I can *finally* tell you what I have been up to for the last few months and let you in on some of the stuff that I’ve had to hold inside for way too long. Would you like to know a secret?Read more "Announcement: Something New This Way Comes…"
What does ‘Success’ in the world of independent art look like? Why is it VITAL for you to know this? Why should you even care? All these questions and more will be answered in this blog. I will also tell you why success is like a chair with 3 legs, (why is a raven like […]Read more "Success! / A chair with 3 legs / + The best and UNsexiest advice, EVER…"
I am an independent artist. What this means in real terms is that I do everything myself. So one of the questions I get asked most frequently is: how do I balance everything? (‘Everything’ meaning: Art / Business / Life). It’s a good question…Read more "Balance: Art / Business / Life"
Towards the end, things got a little crazy…Read more "Aftermath / Welcome to the Revolution."