Fort Hobo by Rocky Norton

Scarred, Happy and Proud

Billy McCall
| Albuquerque, NM, US | | 0 Comments

Like most people, I’ve got a number of scars, each with its own story. Each reminds me of the challenges and triumphs presented to us on a daily basis.

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EveretteCartoons

I Am An Artist #1

| Index, WA, US | | 9 Comments

From Edie Everette’s “I Am An Artist” series.

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Sam Miller: Taking it to the Next Level

Eva Avenue
| St. Pete, FL | | 5 Comments

The assertively patient Miller is from the school of thought where you don’t allow yourself a backup plan to fall on. He goes after what he wants and gets it, all the while feeling like he hasn’t achieved anything particularly special.

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Dear Rich: Can Band Leader Sign Contract for Band?

Rich Stim
| | 0 Comments

Only the leader of the band signed, not the rest of us. Is he the only one bound by the agreement? Will he be the only one who gets recording income?

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Rennie Sparks on playing shitty venues - Pyragraph

Do It Anyway

Rennie Sparks
| | 11 Comments

The point of this story is not to encourage you to play every beer store or to boast about our huge fan base of terminally ill people.

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Contract - Pyragraph

Contracts and Agreements 101

| Albuquerque, NM, US | | 1 Comment

The more that you are actively working in your field — whether that means writing for magazines, playing music at clubs, hosting gallery events or building furniture for a hotel — the more you’ll find yourself needing to execute contracts with other businesses and people.

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Keeping the Ink Flowing

Marianne
| | 0 Comments

Do you dip your pen in company ink? I know what you’re thinking. Of course, not! Who would be so foolish, right?

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Peri Pakroo, Author and Coach - Pyragraph

The Lowdown on Business Legal Structures

| Albuquerque, NM, US | | 0 Comments

When you’re making money — even just scraps — from your creative work not as an employee of some other company, guess what: You’re running a business.

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Pyragraph Brains by Edie Everette

What happens in Austin…

Sage Harrington
| Albuquerque, NM, US | | 0 Comments

Maybe we as artists and performers are undervalued. But we try to make it work financially, anyway, because it’s so much fun.

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Sage Harrington

My Pomplamoose Revelation: or Why It’s So Exciting To Be a Musician Today

Sage Harrington
| Albuquerque, NM, US | | 4 Comments

What Pomplamoose has helped me realize is that a different kind of musical career path can be cultivated.

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Bancomat in Italy - Pyragraph

Standing at an ATM in Italy

Marianne
| | 1 Comment

How things have changed in four short years! So now, what do I do? Go back to waiting tables? Work in an office? Have a boss?!

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Merch table by ramsey beyer

Merch Table Basics

Rennie Sparks
| | 4 Comments

It may feel awkward actually taking money from your fans. Get over it. This money helps you keep going. Every purchase is a vote to keep your music alive.

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Berlin sunrise by Jun Seita.

The Morning After

Marianne
| | 1 Comment

Every four years, in the early hours of a new or renewed mandate, I do find myself mysteriously yet resolutely standing at a personal crossroad again.

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Sage Harrington and Jared Putnam of Sage & Jared's Happy Gland Band

I’m Not a High-Stakes Marketing Mogul, and That’s Okay

Sage Harrington
| Albuquerque, NM, US | | 2 Comments

The hard part is the start-up phase, which is the phase that I’m in. I’m doing a bunch of work now that will hopefully pay off down the line.

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