Finding success in the music industry has always been an uphill battle for artists struggling with building and growing their business. Now John Pisciotta (Jetpack Artist Ventures in Nashville) and Wade Sutton (Rocket to the Stars Artist Development & Music PR) give aspiring artists a look behind the curtain at techniques and systems they use with their own clients all while presenting the information in a common sense manner. Encouraging artists to ignore their emotional connections to their art when making business decisions, Hacking Music provides answers and insight to many of the most commonly asked questions about one of the most challenging industries in existence.
Readers of Hacking Music will discover systems and exercises that will help them with branding, team building, finding early success, revenue cycles, and understanding the different publishing agreements and record label models that are prominent in today's music industry.
This is a 24-page preview of Hacking Music, which will see a full release in November 2017.
With clients in major cities like Nashville, New York, London, Sydney, and Toronto, Rocket to the Stars’ Wade Sutton has dedicated his life to helping music artists in all aspects of their careers.
Armed with nearly twenty years of professional radio journalism experience, Wade now provides an array of services to artists, including the writing of biographies and press releases, the creation of press kits, websites, and sponsorship proposals, media interview preparation, and more.
Not only have his strategies been featured on top websites for independent musicians such as CD Baby and Disc Makers, Wade has also spoken at music workshops in Nashville and made numerous webinar appearances, including some in which he was a guest of Berklee Online founder Dave Kusek.
In 2014, Wade teamed up with former Taylor Swift manager and Big Machine consultant Rick Barker to co-author The $150,000 Music Degree, a music business e-book read by many, including country music superstar Dierks Bentley and multi-hit songwriter Brent Baxter. You can get a FREE copy of the book at www.GiftFromWade.com.