1. Making Money with Spotify

    The days of buying CDs and spending 99 cents on hit singles are over—in this day and age, people are turning to streaming services like Spotify to discover new music and listen to old favorites. But where does this leave up-and-coming musicians who are trying to get their names out there and make money off of their music? In this blog, the Nashville music production team at Nashville Demo Factor…Read More

  2. Making Money with YouTube

    This isn’t another season of American Idol—getting your big break as a musician takes much more time and effort outside of the music itself. You need to be able to use the internet to your advantage in order to publish content, build a loyal following of fans, and of course, to make money—but we never said it was going to be easy. In the previous blog post, the Nashville music production pro…Read More

  3. Making Money With Music

    Remember the good old days when the entire fate of your music career depended on a run-in with bigwig music execs, an album recording session in a big-time studio, and the sale of CDs at the local Wal-Mart? We don’t remember, either. It doesn’t matter if you’re Taylor Swift or that guy Taylor who plays guitar in his garage down the street—financial success in the age of the internet is mor…Read More

  4. Songwriter’s Studio: Showing vs. Telling

    Writing a song is easy. Writing a good song, however, can be a huge challenge. In this blog, the music production experts at Nashville Demo Factory welcome you into The Songwriter’s Studio—a blog series giving you tips to become a better songwriter. In today’s lesson, we’re going to cover one of the trickiest topics in songwriting: showing vs. telling. The Art of Showing This is the number…Read More

  5. Harnessing Creativity, Part 4

    You've stuck around for Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3 of our series on harnessing creativity. Now it's time for the fourth and final part of the series, giving you even more tips for growing closer to your creative side. Have a drink. We’re not suggesting you go overboard with boozing during your creative adventures; one of the biggest misnomers in the creative world is that the most brilliant cre…Read More

  6. Harnessing Creativity, Part 3

    If you’ve read through Part 1 and Part 2 of our series on harnessing creativity, that’s great! Our Nashville music production experts are happy to help you get inspired and achieve a positive creative state! But if you’re still struggling to center your creative mind, we’ve got you covered. Here’s part of our series on harnessing creativity, with more essential tips for conditioning your…Read More

  7. Traits of a Successful Musician

    As music production experts in the musical heartland of America, Nashville Demo Factory understands what it takes to make great musical recordings, as well as the attitude needed to be a successful and talented musician. While music of any style or genre can find commercial and artistic success, there’s a certain mindset and lifestyle that comes with the territory of being a full-time musician i…Read More

  8. Harnessing Your Creativity, Part 2

    In our previous blog, the Nashville music production experts at Nashville Demo Factory discussed a few simple ways to harness creative energy, jumpstart your creative process, and avoid frustrating mental barriers that stifle your creative success. We’ll continue with that topic here, giving you more helpful ways to get creative and stay creative. Don’t fear failure. There’s nothing that sti…Read More

  9. Harnessing Your Creativity

    At Nashville Demo Factory, we’re in the business of making your creative aspirations a reality through professional music production services. If you have songs in your head, we want to help you bring them to life—and make the process as easy as possible. But sometimes, creating the songs themselves is the tricky part. As any sort of creative type, it can be difficult to stay focused and harne…Read More

  10. Signs It’s Time to Hit the Studio

    Starting a musical act is painstaking and rewarding work, and it usually has a humble beginning. A few curious strums on a guitar can turn into a musical masterpiece. A few vocal riffs and improvisations can turn into a beautiful melody. These are the first steps of creating amazing music that should be shared with the world. But… what’s next? When is it time to get serious and take your talen…Read More