Shorty Mack gets a shout out for their Afton Show!

Los Angeles based Shorty Mack got a really cool feature on Digital Journal! DJ does a great job covering information on his recent release, influences, path to success and history as a musician. Comin...

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Afton’s Perfect List

Afton’s Perfect List Whether you are grocery shopping, Instagramming, making an artist bio, heading over to Ikea to check out that new window merchandising of lamps, or you’re Mrs. Claus hassling your hubby Santa before the holidays, you’re going to make a list. Maybe even check it twice. As an artist, I know making a [...]

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How Afton Helps

How Afton Helps We got some great feedback from some of our artists over the past couple of weeks. Afton provides a wide variety of services and opportunities, so we wanted to hear what was working for people. Whether its crowdfunding for a new project, getting in the right headspace to create, or simply making [...]

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Emerging Afton Artist: Sam Sullivan

Emerging Afton Artist: Sam Sullivan Sam Sullivan is one of the talented emerging artists that Afton has booked in Salt Lake City, UT. She’s only 16 and has a lot to say about why creating meaningful music is so important. We’re so happy to provide booking opportunities, resources, and support for unsigned artists! Every major [...]

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CROWD FUNDING: Where do you start?

Unfortunately, we all can’t be Regis Philbin from “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?”. Nephelococcygia is the practice of doing what? A. Finding shapes in clouds B. Sleeping with your eyes open C. Breaking glass with your voice D. Swimming in freezing water For those of you without a falsetto range, don’t worry. The answer [...]

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What a Traditional Booking Agent Will (And Won’t) Do for Your Band

Imagine this: you’re an inventor, and you have built a new kind of multi-tool for home construction that nobody has seen before. You’re certain this tool is fantastic, your family raves about it, and now you want to sell it to the mass market. Do you march up to Home Depot and tell them how [...]

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Making Money by Making Music: 3 Tips for Business Success

Why should musicians get paid? What about their music equals making money? You may be thinking, “because they make their own exceptional music,” or, even, “because they provide a service.” Though these are true to a degree, they don’t get to the heart of where your money actually comes from as a musician. For example, no [...]

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The Stuck Dimension

Everybody runs on something. Cars run on fuel. Teenagers run on emotion. Track stars run on adrenaline, and artists, we run on inspiration. But what happens when you’re stuck in the uninspired territory? How do you keep going? How do you get unstuck? How do you find artistic inspiration and creativity? There’s nothing better than [...]