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. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Find the Courage to Create

    Every artist, musician, songwriter, and creator knows that the path towards pursuing a dream is lined with two types of people. On one side, there are the supporters, our friends and family who constantly provide us with the encouragement we sometimes need to keep moving forward. On the other side are those people whose voices seem to shout louder and hit deeper at times than even they understand.…Read More

  8. Welcome to the Nashville Demo Factory

    Welcome to the blog feed from Nashville Demo Factory! This is the place where you will find recent news about our music production services and other helpful tips and articles. Today, I’d like to introduce NDF a bit more and give you an idea about who we are, what we do, and why we do it. Keep checking back regularly for news, updates, and great tips and advice. Who are we? The Nashville Demo Fa…Read More