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    Episode 293: The 90 Days Of Discipline Results Show

    Three months ago, we started our annual 90 days of discipline challenge, where we choose three goals and try work at them for 90 days straight. This week, Blueprint and Illogic break down their results and play the voice mail messages from listeners who participated in the challenge.  Hit the link to watch/listen to episode 293 of Super Duty Tough Work, The 90 Days of Discipline Results Show:

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    Episode 292: Why You Need a Crew

    In this era where being successful locally isn’t a requirement for success and many artists can get a lot done by themselves, the temptation is to go it alone. In this episode, Blueprint and Illogic break down the benefits of a crew and why being in one might be key to your success.  Hit the link to watch/listen to episode 292 of Super Duty Tough Work, “Why You Need a Crew”:

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    Episode 291: The Difference Between Fans and Followers

    No matter what kind of art you create, you will likely have to use social media to bring awareness about it. It is there that you will run into some of the most confusing behavior you’ve ever witnessed from people.  Some are crazy and vocal about your art, while others follow you silently.  In this episode, Blueprint and Illogic break down the biggest differences between fans and followers so you can move properly out here! …

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    Episode 290: The Problem with Computers and Music

    In a recent interview with The Guardian, Kraftwerk drummer surprised many stating that the same technology that made the group so popular ruined their creativity. With technology playing a larger role in music than ever, we decided to break down what artists can do to stop computers from ruining the beauty of music.  Hit the link to watch or listen to Super duty Tough Work episode 290 The Problem With Computers and Music out now:

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    Huge Book Sale This Week

    In celebration of Blueprint’s fifth book, The Social Media Cheat Code, turning a year old, we’ve decided to run a huge book sale on all of our books.  Here’s what we’re doing: Get The Social Media Cheat Code book for just $12.99 (normally $15.99) Get The 10 Traits of Successful Hip-Hop Artists for just $12.99 (normally $15.99) Get both “The 10 Traits…” book AND “The Social Media Cheat Code” book for just $25 (normally $32)…

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    Episode 289: Bonus Tips for Music Producers

    Due to the strong feedback on last week’s episode on song composition, Blueprint and Illogic decided to do a follow-up episode with more content for music producers. In this week’s episode, they break down 8 more tips for music producers to speed up their workflow and quality of their production.  Hit the link to watch or listen to Super Duty Tough Work episode 289 Bonus Tips for Music Producers:

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    Episode 288: Composition Tips For Producers

    Whether you play an instrument or chop up samples, there will be a time when you feel like your song ideas aren’t being produced to their fullest potential. The answer is to tighten up your composition skills. In this episode, Blueprint and Illogic break down ten song composition tips they’ve learned over their years producing hip-hop, so you don’t have to the same time they did.  Hit the link to watch/listen to Super Duty Tough…

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    Episode 287: How Flexible Are Your Dreams?

    No matter what your dreams are, there will be moments when things appear to go off track, and where it appears that you failed. But what if you hadn’t actually failed and your dreams just look a little different than you planned? In this episode, Blueprint and Illogic break down the importance of being flexible in chasing your dreams and why you may have already achieved many of them without know it.  Hit the link…

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    Episode 286: The 90 Days of Discipline Challenge

    It’s that time of the year again, where we challenge ourselves and our listeners to set goals and focusing on achieving them for 90 days. In this episode, Blueprint and Illogic share their goals for the challenge and give instructions for how listeners can participate in the challenge and results show.  Hit the link to watch/listen to Super Duty Tough Work episode 286 The 90 Days of Discipline Challenge:

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    Episode 285: The Force is With You

    Having a special talent can be a great blessing, but it can also cause stress if a person doesn’t have any outlet for their talents. This often results in them thinking they need to blend into society. In this episode, Blueprint and Illogic break down what many artists have in common with the new Obi-Wan Kenobi mini-series and how they can turn things around.  Hit the link to watch/listen to episode 285 of Super Duty…

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    25% Off Memorial Day Sale

    This weekend we’re having a huge Memorial Day Sale here on weightless.net.  From now until Tuesday, everything is 25% off.  From books, to apparel, to music–get it all on a discount while supplies last.  Head on over to our store and take advantage of the great savings by using the coupon code “25%OFF” at checkout. Thanks for your support, Blueprint

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    Episode 284: Hitting The Rookie Wall

    In sports, the “rookie wall” refers to the plateau that a first year player hits after showing a lot of promise.  Whenever we take on a new endeavor, hitting the rookie wall is almost inevitable.  In this episode, Blueprint and Illogic break down how to recognize the point where our performances slip and we start to regress so that we can push through it.  Hit the link to watch/listen to episode 284 “Hitting The Rookie…

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    Episode 283: Winter Storm Hood Tales

    For people who have been a fan of the show for many years, you remember the original hood tales. This episode is simply that–Blueprint telling a story about a wild winter storm.  Hit the link to watch/listen to Super Duty Tough Work episode 283:

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    Episode 282: Losing Your Creative Rhythm

    No matter how long you’ve been doing something or how skilled you are, there comes a time when you lose your rhythm and fall out of it. In this episode, Blueprint and Illogic speak about why people lose their creative rhythm and how to get it back!  Hit the link to watch/listen to Super Duty Tough Work episode 282 “Losing Your Creative Rhythm”:

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    20% Off Spring Sale This Week

    We’re having a big Spring Sale this week on weightless.net.  From now until Sunday at midnight, all of our merchandise is 20% off.  From vinyl, to CDs, to books, to apparel–all of it’s on sale this week when you use the coupon code “SPRINGSALE” during checkout. Take advantage of this week’s sale HERE Thanks for your support, Weightless Recordings

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    Episode 281: Why Making it in Music Is So Difficult

    Anyone who has spent any time in or around the music industry knows how difficult it is for artists to break through.  For every one artists that finds success, thousands fail.  In this episode, Blueprint and Illogic break down eight dynamics that are specific to the music industry that make it difficult for artists to break through.  Hit the link to listen/watch episode 281 of Super Duty Tough Work, Why Making it in Music is…

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