Letters From The Road

Letters From The Road

I have spent the last few weeks on an extended workshop roadshow: promoting my book and doing workshops with local musicians in different cities and talking to local press. This morning finds me in a cold and wet Port Elizabeth and next week sees me in George and then...
Start Smart Hits Port Elizabeth

Start Smart Hits Port Elizabeth

the n_mb city project and David Chislett present… Start Smart workshops in Port Elizabeth MAY 17 – SOUTH African music scene hack, David Chislett has seen it all – well, most of it. After close on 20 years in the music industry, the one time band manager,...
Living Like A Rock Star

Living Like A Rock Star

Ten weeks ago I started posting little 2 or 3 minute videos on you tube… The Rock Star Rules. Sponsored by King Pie, these are 12 short and sharp little instructional videos intended to inform and motivate artists with some pithy advice distilled from my book 1,...
Durban Here We Come

Durban Here We Come

So, the end of my week in JHB dawns… the rest of this week will be completed for me in Durban. Primarily, I am heading down to Durban to conduct one of my Start Smart Business Basics workshops, but some other cool stuff is happening as well. The details for the...
May Beginnings

May Beginnings

As I wave a cheery goodbye to all the public holidays of April, I am looking forward to a month of travel and work all over SA. The Calvinist in me has definitely been brought to the fore by all these interruptions and I am very much looking forward to some good old...