“What is the single most important money-making tip you would give a new singer/songwriter?” That question was asked of Featured Artists at The Standing "O" Project, and answers from 16 of those working musicians are collected in this book; some are single sentences, others are pages long. Killing it In the Streaming Age offers a different take on what it means to have a music career in the 21st century. And what’s really surprising—virtually all of the advice is non-digital, real-world and do-able.

Andrew's answer focused on the "Real Money" you want to make and save; "the real “currency” that makes this business go is how you handle yourself – call it integrity if you will. The quality of your art means a lot less if people think you’re an ass...". His thoughtful essay on making a life and livelihood in the 21st century music business will likely strike a chord with veteran musicians as well as those just getting started. The book is chock full of great advice and thoughtful - and often unique - perspectives.

Editors John Dillon and Viv Nesbitt host Art of the Song Creativity Radio, a one-hour, listener-supported weekly radio program broadcast on over 150 stations across North America. They have interviewed some of the biggest names in the industry with a focus on the universal truths common to all creative expression. Together, he and Viv launched The Standing “O” Project, a “socially responsible streaming” site dedicated to overcoming what they see as one of the biggest inequities in the music business: despite being talented creative professionals with a profound work ethic, singer/songwriters are often shortchanged professionally.

Killing it In the Streaming Age is available in soft cover or Kindle edition (currently free!) from Amazon.

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Tour Dates

  • 12/09/2018
    Positano Ristorante Italiano - Bethesda, MD
     
  • 01/04/2019
    Gigi's Music Cafe - Sunrise, FL
     
  • 01/05/2019
    Luna Star Cafe - North Miami, FL
     
  • 01/06/2019
    Music4MeandU House Concerts - Ft. Myers, FL
     
  • 01/12/2019
    Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of St. Augustine - St. Augustine, FL
     

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Andrew is a grateful Endorsing Artist for Elixir Strings and Fairbuilt Guitars, and a member of the Virginia Commission for the Arts Touring Artist Roster. He also is a member of The Standing "O" Project and Concerts in Your Home.

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