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Rock Star Rewind: Hustle Hard: Why Hustle? (July 2019)

Rock Star Rewind March 2019 --Blooming Prejippie Zine

Heading into 3 years…

As we have made this journey, we have begun to crystallize our view of what we want, what we need, and what we will ask for. So, while being a starving artist sounds like the way to go, we realize that we like to take vacations and to eat at nice restaurants and to drive decent cars; all of which are not as achievable right now on music (and creativity) alone. We realize that in this season of growing and of learning that we need to hold done that 9 to 5 in order to make the lifestyle that we enjoy possible. I am FINALLY not ashamed of this fact and am simply seeking to find the best place possible to make those two benefits a reality. (—This is what Amanda Boelyn of the She Did It Her Way podcast calls a “bridge job.”) Yet it is our goal—and our plan—to be able to live this very lifestyle on our music (and related activities) alone.

Take the Music Biz Hustle Muscle Quiz! --Blooming Prejippie

Hustle to the Rescue?!

To be completely honest, I know we hustle to make up for 30 years of second-guessing, waiting for approval, feeling unqualified (and resistant to learn the things that it took) to have the kind of creative life that we wanted. So, while is NOT the way I would choose to be at ALL times, we believe this kind of hustle is necessary for this particular season in our development.

Get Sh*t Done Weekly Planning Method  --Blooming Prejippie Zine

What hustle are we up to this month?!

We are happy to partner with Tapsongz, where we are featured this month. We have used this opportunity to create yet another Gab & Jam episode with the questions asked by Eric Rustad (of Tapsongz). Check it out!

15 Tips for Better Band Photos  --Blooming Prejippie Zine

Sadly, still languishing….

  • Email course and eBooks

  • Music video (lyric+creative)

Keep Creativity Flowing.  --Blooming Prejippie Zine


  • Episode 57: What is retro? (video and podcast)

  • Episode 58: Owning your story as part of your purpose (video and podcast)

  • Episode 59: Why waiting on inspiration is a sucker’s game (video and podcast)

  • Episode 60: Tapsongz Interview (video and podcast)

  • Episode 61: “Old Town Road” Number one for 8 Weeks? (video and podcast)

  • Episode 62: Hologram Tours: Yay or Nay? (video and podcast)



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What are YOU doing to work that Music Biz Hustle Muscle?

We'd love to hear what strategies you're using to move your vision closer!

Please share in the comments below.

Until next we meet, here’s wishing you love, peace, and chicken grease!


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