With social distancing being a hot topic, people have more time on their hands than ever. Musicians should be hard at work maximizing their coronavirus creativity and putting in the time. This year should produce more break through songs and artists than years in the past.
With all of the tools at our disposal with the ability to engage with fans in seconds, the time is now. However, your free time can be divided between music marketing strategies, making music, and artwork design. Let’s look over some ideas to get you through these times.
First thing, all musicians should be working on putting out the best quality music that they can. Try different styles of music, update your sound, and fine-tune your skill sets. If you are a rapper – spend time coming up with new creative flows or choruses. Furthermore, there is always room for growth lyrically no matter the genre of music. Pop vocalists should be spending time training their voices and gaining more control over their instruments. Additionally, now might be the time to learn to play an actual instrument if you are not able to yet. There are many free resources online, especially on YouTube.Now that musicians are expanding their skillsets with coronavirus creativity it is time to release the music.
Music marketing strategies are a necessary tool for all musicians and creatives. Becoming self-sufficient will make you less dependent on others and may be useful for the growth of your career. However, seeking professional advice, strategies, or promotion can still be extremely beneficial for most artists.
Lastly, it is time to update your aesthetic. Now might be a great time to update the designs on your social profiles and website. Enhancing your online presence will bring on new interest from fans. Once you have their attention you can release the new music you have been working on and show them what coronavirus creativity is all about.
Writer: Rene Immortal Matik (RIM)