||What They Won't Tell You
By Tara Sales
© 2003, Tara Sales. All Rights Reserved. Used By Permission.
note: Tara is no longer a columnist on The Muse's Muse, but
we're all grateful for her contributions.
to write a column for you that would open up your mind, help you
to look outside the box and see there is no magic formula for success
- just a clear direction that only your drive and ambition will
help you to get to. I wanted all the complication removed, just
the raw and real world of music, begining from the ground (concept)
and working all the way up to the finished product - Cd's, video's,
promotion and distribution.
you need is the right team to make everything happen. You need support
from people who believe in you and your music. The largest part
of finding your success is to not try and do everything yourself.
Use your connections. Become a professional card collector. Or follow
the 3 P's - Persistant, Pleasant, Pest. Keep at people until they
see you are not going to quit until you have found the success you
month I will give you new leads to follow, some advise and awesome
interviews from bands who are making it (money) with their music.
A short bio
Pilate - On Signing with Maple Music -
Pilate is a four-piece band that performs melodic, emotionally fueled pop. Sometimes raw, at other times beautiful. Sometimes lush, at other times bare bones. Sometimes loud, at other times meek - and often all of these within one song. Read on for an interview with this dynamic band.
Taylored: One of Toronto's Hottest Bands -Revealed! -
Taylored has to be one of the hardest working bands in Toronto...4 guys on a mission with Matt Taylor at the helm. Their music is fresh, honest and funky! Check out there site at www.Taylored.ca and see what you think, but 1st you better read this amazing interview!
Tara Sales has worked with the likes of Jeff Healey, Joao
Carvalho, and Peter Linseman. She is a singer/ songwriter, studio
manger of Umbrella Sound Studios in Toronto, a freelance writer,
and working on a fiction novel. Also being a former Miss Toronto
and currently Miss Central Ontario, doesn't hurt. For more information
on Tara please visit her website at www.tarasales.com.