Are you too old to DJ? 4 reasons why that's BS and what to do about it.
Women Trust Their Struggle In Music On Mind The Music Radio In Honour of Women's Day
Age is nothing but a number, however, in a culture obsessed with youth, it can make a difference.
When you take to DJing at a mature age in a culture obsessed with youth, you may start to wonder: at what point do you begin to look like that old creepy DJ?
3 habits that help you commit to your music career and balance your life every day
For the occasion of Women’s Day, this month’s episode of Mind The Music has 2 amazingly talented, strong women talk about their struggles in music.
Struggles like the comparison hangover, being a mom and breaking through the glass ceiling in this male-dominated, whimsical, high-pressured environment are just a few of the topics that are being discussed.
Tune in on Reform Radio!
Mind The Music: discover how radio contributes to artist well-being
It’s easy to get overwhelmed fast in the music biz. You’re juggling so many things at the same time and most of that time you feel like you don’t have enough time. Time, time time, it can drive us crazy and lead to sudden moments of panic or confusion. Sometimes you just don’t know what to do anymore.
Use these 3 tips to stay calm, in control and ready to reach your goals both in music and in life!
Here's 1 thing many DJs & producers have in common
Radio is all about storytelling, developing a narrative that people can relate to and inspire to take positive action. It has the power to provide a safe space where you can cope with your feelings without the fear of being exposed before you’re ready and without running the risk of being criticized. This is beneficial, not only to your mental health, but also in terms of the costs and taboos that come with suffering from a mental illness.
And that’s exactly what Mind The Music wants to achieve.
Are you an attention addict?
I DON’T HAVE ENOUGH TIME! I NEED MORE MORE TIME TO WORK ON MY MUSIC! Have you ever said this? I bet you have, all the effing time. I bet that oftentimes it’s difficult to balance your music and your life. And you may want more time to work on your music, am I right? You don’t need more time, you just need to decide. (Seth Godin)
Find out how + grab a free, fun, colourful and holistic way to setting goals!
5 reasons why meditation can help DJs and producers cope with performance anxiety.
If you feel exhilarated after a set and can’t wait for the next one, if you can’t get enough of it and want more and more, does that make you - dare we say it with a shaming cliché - an “attention whore”?
Find out what’s actually behind all that. Sneak peek: one love, one heart.
Are you afraid nobody will listen?
People working in music are on average three times more likely to be affected by anxiety and depression compared to the general public. Mental health issues can impact everyone. But given mental health issues are so prevalent in the music industry generally and especially in electronic music, what can be of help? There are a lot of reasons why meditation is such a powerful tool, also for DJs and producers.
Why are you making music?
How important is it for you that people listen to your mixes? Are you looking for recognition and respect for your craft? Are you afraid nobody will listen to your DJ sets?
In this article, we’ll give you some insight on why it’s so important to be heard. And, we’re also providing a few practical tips on what you can do about it.
Who is the Winn to your Supergirl? How to NOT get crushed. Building resilience for artists, DJs and producers
Why are you making music? The answer to that question might seem evident, but is it really?
Know that you can figure it out and when you do, you will feel a much greater sense of purpose, you’ll feel more confident and excited about your craft!
Everyone has an inner superhero and all superheroes need sidekicks or happy helpers to support them, especially when the going gets tough. But who/what are these happy helpers and how do you define them? Practical and mindful tips to build resilience specifically aimed at artists, but really, can help anyone.