Author: Alex Walsh

How To Be A Happy Musician

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This is a HAAAARRRRDDDDD topic! It sounds so simple, but it is deep and profound. A Happy Musician Thinks About Money, But Knows It’s Not The Most Important Thing— The Dalai Lama says, “It is better to want what you have than to have what you want.” Okay, stop. I need to unravel my pretzeled-out […]

Black Thursday? by Alex Walsh

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I love office supply stores. They give me that ‘I can do anything!’ feeling. I usually just walk out with a tiny pocket sized notebook to jot down ideas, but that’s okay. Music stores on the other hand, they make me nervous. Excited but nervous. Music stores are full of big decisions. Even the cheapest […]

To The Internets! by Alex Walsh

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As I was walking to work one beautiful San Francisco Monday morning, I tuned in to KQED’s Forum with Michael Krasny. The topic was the issue of restaurants in the Bay Area wanting to do away with the tip-based system and going with a 20% gratuity fee. The conversation got into all kinds of complicated areas […]

Movie Production Companies Take Government Tax Breaks And Send Musician Jobs Overseas by Alex Walsh

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What?! I learned about this when I got to work on Monday. My first thought was: ”Does Denzel know?” +++++++++++++++++++++ I went to the movies last weekend with my wife. “Two for Denzel,” I said when we got to the counter. “Oh, you mean the Equalizer,” said the college-age cashier. “Yes,” I said. Tickets were […]