Category: Success in Music

Think you suck? Watch possibly the most inspiring video ever (Ed Sheeran)

One thing I know for sure is most artist I coach, no matter how successful, have hang-ups about their music ability… Typically I hear: I can’t sing (or “I don’t have a natural singing voice”) I don’t like the quality of my voice I listen to [insert Artist name] and my [insert instrument] playing sucks …

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5 Ways To Make The Next 12 Months YOUR Year in Music

Here are my 5 tips to making the next 12 months your best year yet for music. 1) DON’T QUESTION –  JUST EMBRACE YOUR PASSION If music is core part of your life, it’s going to be that way for the rest of your life. Sometimes you may feel inspired, other days frustrated, but deep …

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The Dream: Getting Your Music In The Charts

A few months ago I was approached by an artist who dared to dream. At the time, chart success seemed like a crazy and distant concept, but I planted the idea in her head and with a strategy and plan in place, the dream has become a reality. Congratulations to Sam – one of the amazing …

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Break Free from the Cubicle

I’m honored to be interviewed this Monday – Apr 25th – at the Break Free From the Cubicle Global Summit. You can register for free here: Break Free From the Cubicle Global Summit Here’s the lowdown… What if you could wake up every day and get paid to do what you love? How would your life change …

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Mark Interview on Stock Joker TV & Radio

I was honoured to be invited as the first guest on the amazing new Stock Joker Radio & Podcast.  Stock Joker Radio broadcasts from iconic recording studios across North America. The recording below was at The Armoury Studio in Vancouver, Canada where the likes of Aerosmith, Bon Jovi, AC/DC, Yes and INXS recorded legendary albums. Hope you …

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How To Live Your Music Dreams

The World’s #1 Ranked Music Coach – Mark Desvaux. Dream bigger than you could ever imagine about your potential in music. My name is Mark Desvaux and I’ve am privileged to be living the dream in music as a bestselling recording artist, songwriter (publishing deal with Warner), producer of Top 30 artists and record label owner. Just …

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What Musicians Can Learn From the Genius of #Banksy #Dismaland

“I’ve created great music, I just can’t seem to get anyone interested. What am I doing wrong?” It’s one of the most common questions I hear from people as a Music Coach. Today I saw #Banksy’s “bemusement park” spectacle #Dismaland. It’s amazing and comical. It’s impossible to buy tickets on the web site (satirizing the crashing web servers …

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How Do I Kickstart My Music Career?

Today I got the following email which simply asked: “How do I kickstart my music career without money?” My answer: “Determination. Passion. A Written Goal. A Vision. Hard Work. ..and belief in yourself. All are free… Follow your passion and money will follow you.” Remember that every one of your music icons once had nothing. …

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Check out my latest article just published in EDM World Magazine

Check out my latest article just published in EDM World Magazine http://edmworldmagazine.com/latest-issues/

Your Brand New Track – That Sinking Feeling

So you’ve just finished your latest track. Hours of blood, sweats, tears and EQ’ing have gone into it. You put the MP3 on your iPod ready to unleash your potential million-selling track onto the world and start with your family or close friends. After ten seconds they start to tap their foot for encouragement. At one minutes the …

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