Start Smart Hits Cape Town

Author David Chislett brings his music industry workshops to Cape Town on 20 October with the first Start Smart Business Basics of the music industry workshop at the Mercury Lounge at 6pm on Thursday 21 October 2010. The Business Basics Start Smart workshop is...

Did You RSVP?

Friday dawns and its all about press release and RSVP’s as news of the launch of my new book, “1,2,1,2; A Step By Step Guide To The SA Music Industry” goes out. Thankfully I am off to the wilds of Dullstroom for some weekend R&R! It’s been a very busy week,...

1,2,1,2 Cometh!

1, 2, 1,2: A Step By Step Guide To The SA Music Industry is out and on shelves from 1 October 2010. The book is a much needed, basic resource for those starting out in the industry as musicians, agents or promoters and managers. It sets out in plain English the basic...

Closing Down A week

Sometimes weeks just seem to end with a whimper. Like this one. I would be hard pressed to tell you what I actually did, but I know I was busy. Man I am tired. It could be that I am waiting for my books to arrive in JHB, that the excitement and the suspense is keeping...

Moshito!

Over the last few years, I have become ever increasingly involved in Moshito, the South African music industry conference and exhibition. I went from being just an attendee, to a panellist, to the MC, workshop convener and now this year, the conference chair. This...