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How what was ugly bloomed some pretty petals

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Today we publish a guest piece by one our Drooble users from Edmonton, Canada Devyn Anthony – it’s a confession and a very personal story about the power of music. For whatever reason, a sizable portion of my life, I have been overly aware and ashamed at the ugliness much of humanity is intentionally entangled in. I have never been quite able to fathom the absurdities and they certainly have been on an exponentially outrageous rise. A case of recent…

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7 Songwriting Tips to Overcome Writer’s Block

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This post is written by Kristal Bean: Kristal Bean is a Southern California-based writer and sometimes guitarist. In her free time, she homeschools, works out and listens to live music. Check her blog greenlightbooking.com Turning ordinary words into song lyrics is a great talent. But sometimes even the most talented songwriters are unable to write. Writer’s block is the worst nightmare of any creative writer, and it can get you really frustrated. Here are some tips that can help you…

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5 Steps To Optimize Your Online Music Promotion

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Maurice Hissink has been in your shoes. Like you, he spent days and nights crafting fantastic music. He put it on the Internet and tried reaching out to people. Almost no one paid any attention. Something had to be done! Rather than sit around and complain, Maurice took matters into his own hands. He dedicated his time to mastering music promotion on social media and, slowly, everything became right. Let the man teach you how it’s done so you don’t…

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5 mindset must-haves, for artists and singer-songwriters

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It goes without saying that to be a successful artist you must have talent and experience. You’ll also be honing your skills for many many years – practicing, performing, recording, promoting, learning skills and taking action. The other area not to be underestimated is your mindset. Here are 5 key mindset must-haves to help you progress your career. – Clarity of Vision – Your Inner Circle – Money Mindset – Creative Process – Your Artistic Identity 1. Clarity of Vision…

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Collaboration: it’s not important – it’s essential! | Tom Pearce

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We were lucky to have none other than Tom Pearce join Drooble, so we asked him to share some of his experience being a music industry veteran with over 40 years experience in the technical and business sides of the industry. Over the years, Tom has worked with many of the worlds top artists like Elton John, George Harrison, Eric Clapton and Jeff Beck. Yes, we talked about that, the music business today, and so much more – the interview…