March 2018

February 2018

The ‘Rents Were Not Pleased— But Now My Mom is My Biggest Fan

2018-02-08T14:50:28+00:00

“Stop playing guitar! Do your homework!” My mom obviously didn’t understand. At fifteen years old I just wanted to rock. Not science, not math, not history. Rock. I, of course, kept playing. My fingers almost knew the notes to the picking pattern of the intro to U2’s current single, “Sunday Bloody Sunday.” “Now!” She yanked [...]

January 2018

Remixing Your Value

2018-01-26T13:12:56+00:00

Bernard Resnick is my entertainment lawyer and friend. Affectionately nicknamed Bernie the Attorney, he’s held my hand through about a million sketchy music deals, licenses and various other business transactions over the past decade and half. Bernie knows what’s up. Besides a solid grasp of the law, he’s also taught me some other things that [...]

December 2017

Quick Tips to Kick Ass (the NFA Way) Part 2

2017-12-01T12:55:16+00:00

Making it happen in the creative world can be tough. Forces appear to conspire against us. F* that. The biggest forces conspiring against us are generally within. And we all hold power there. I’ve got my own list of Not F*ing Around bullet points that have helped me navigate the treacherous waters of myself over [...]

November 2017

Quick Tips to Kick Ass (the NFA Way) Part 1

2017-11-29T16:22:55+00:00

Making it happen in the creative world can be tough. Forces appear to conspire against us. F* that. The biggest forces conspiring against us are generally within. And we all hold power there. I’ve got my own list of Not F*ing Around bullet points that have helped me navigate the treacherous waters of myself over [...]