When you know your destiny is to write and create but life kicks your ass

When you know your destiny is to write and create but life kicks your ass

 When you know your destiny is to write and create but life kicks your as. Ok lets begin this story by saying I have been writing songs, lyrics, melody’s, creating art and generally have always found it hard to focus on any thing else . since I can remember and it always feels the same when I finish a song or piece of art. It gives me a great sense of pride in a job well done but it doesn’t pay the bills . I always knew I wanted to be an artist or something like that well I finally got here it took a lifetime but I am finally happy with my self and the library of songs that I will leave for my children  and I still gain satisfaction from writing a new song ...

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Depression and the musician ,song writer performing artists it affects

Depression and the musician ,song writer performing artists it affects

Depression and the Musician ,song writer performing artist it affects. Alright I knew if I talked about this I would have to tell my readers that I suffer from depression it has effected me all of my life . I did not know until I was about forty years old I just thought that the way I felt and my mood swings were just the person I had become from surviving my child hood which was not a good one .  As I reflect back on my life I now understand how it effected my life it effected life decisions it effected love decisions and left me fearful of many things ...

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Asong writers insperation ,where do great songs come from a musicians point of view

A song writers inspiration ,where do great songs come from a musicians point of viewA

A song writers inspiration, where do great songs come from a musicians point of view. Have you ever heard this killer song and wondered how the song writer came up with that song , speaking from my point of view as a song writer it is not an easy task . I have to be honest some of my best songs were written at some of my darkest times I often listen to some of my older music and wonder could I now write such a song and the answer is no .  I have often told my friends that music to me is like channeling sometimes it feels like I didn’t even write the song it was like another lets call it p presence had just used me to write a song I know it sounds strange but its true ...

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Big Brother watching you all your information for sale

Big Brother  watching you  all of your information for sale

Big Brother watching you  all of your information for sale . All right I feel I have to talk about this I recently watched Donald Trump sign an order rescinding your right to privacy on line he says that it will level the playing field on line. In straight words all of your information that has been gathered by sites you have visited sights you have shopped on, every where you go while on line is being tracked and information is being gathered ...

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One pit fall for performers,musicians and song writers – drugs and Alcohol addiction

One pit fall for performers, musicians and song writers – drugs and Alcohol addiction

One pit fall for performers, musicians and song writers – drugs and alcohol addiction. Hello all of you I am going to talk about drugs and alcohol something I have a life time of Knowledge with ok first let me say this I am a recovering alcoholic I have not touched a drink since May 23 1989 coffee and chocolate seem to be my addictions now . Most performers get into alcohol and drugs as means of creativity they think it helps them perform it makes them better then they are , that incredible rush that they feel on stage that sense of change from who they are to who they want to be what ever your reason ...

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She was going to be an actor and I was going to be a Rock Star

She was going to be an Actress and I was going to be a Rock Star

She was going to be an Actress and I was going to be a Rock Star She was going to be an Actress and I was going to be a Rock Star Hi everyone so we have talked about what it is like to be a musician so now lets talk about acting . Alright I decided that I wanted to be an actor so I talked to my friend who was an actor and found out how to get in. The first thing I was told is get an agent so I jumped on google.com and asked it to find me agents ,now let me tell you not all agents are the same. You do not need an expensive portfolio like some will tell you and that’s only because they are involved in that side as well ...

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Part two of The starving Artist for all musicians singer song writers and artists

Part two of The starving Artist for all musicians singer song writers and artists

Part two of The Starving Artist for all musicians singer song writers and Artists . We left off still starving and ready to tell you more . First I don’t know about any body else but I think to perform you need at least three guitars one electric one acoustic and one acoustic electric I like to have one guitar for my main show and one alternatively tuned for those songs with open tuning. So here it is I wont play junk so for three guitars Fenders or Gibson it would cost bare minimum 7000. dollars for guitars now another 2ooo. for a PA system 2000. for a guitar amp and lets say 1000. for microphones and stands so lets wrap it up at 15,000. dollars all in ...

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Musicians singers song writers so you have a product to sell

Musicians singers song writers so you have a product to sell

Musicians, singers, song writers so you have a product to sell let me tell you from experience there is a new way of marketing these days. Ok gone is the old method of recording a cd and then going out and flogging it at your shows ,do not get me wrong it is still effective if all you want is a local fan base. Today it is about branding and by that I mean for example  I am building my brand and my brand is Tom Thrasher and everything associated with that name for example shirts hats key chains drink coolies and of coarse music . Ok so you get the idea you have to reach out and embrace your fans make them feel special, a free down load goes a long way ...

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Being a struggling artist,musician and performer in todays world

Being a struggling artist, musician and performer in todays world

Being a struggling artist, musician and  performer in todays world. Hi everyone how many of you have approached a restraunt or bar to find work playing or performing and have been told we cant afford to pay you but you can put out a begging pot, for lack of a better word. Another good one is we cant pay you but think of the visibility you will get...

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