How to Handle Criticism in the Music World

Music is an incredibly personal form of expression. It’s like you’re opening up your soul to your listeners… So when someone says they don’t like a certain part of your music, it can feel like a personal attack that cuts quite deeply.

The good news is, most of the time that’s not how it’s intended, unless the person saying those things is a hater.

But for the mass majority of people giving you feedback, the ones who aren’t haters, they likely have your best interests at heart. Responding kindly to them will help you seem more reasonable, and give them a positive interaction with you – which you can grow into a long-term relationship with them as your fan.

So how can you harness criticism to create better music and grow your fanbase at the same time? Listen now to learn more!

What you’ll learn:

  • Why criticism is a good thing
  • The difference between an amateur artist and a professional artist when it comes to handling criticism
  • How handling criticism poorly can burn bridges (directly or indirectly)
  • How to use criticism to create a better product
  • Why telling someone they “don’t understand art” is a terrible response to criticism
  • How you can turn a hater into a fan
  • Why songwriters like Max Martin are incredibly successful
  • Why not liking a song isn’t a personal attack
  • How blaming your fans for your failures is a highway to failure
  • Why constantly learning and improving isn’t a sign that you’re bad at what you do… It’s a sign that you’re great at what you do!

Listen now!

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