DEVESKI: The 3 Hard Changes Needed To Be Made By Musicians in 2022
Joel “Deveski” Devereux from FNQ Originals gives his experience and knowledge to deliver some invaluable information for musicians in 2022.
It’s funny when I think back to the mid 1990’s and how everything was starting to change.
With my overwhelming need to impress girls with my knowledge of playing Offspring and Oasis songs on an acoustic guitar, and the introduction of the internet, you could tell even then that it was going to be the future of entertainment. I remember the very first mp3 made, which was “Just A Girl” by No Doubt, and I was amazed it was a full quality song downloaded over the internet. Times were about to change, and the first Reset was on its way.
As 2022 looms over us during its 3/4 mark, with its increasing living costs and corporations recording record profits, one of the things that we always hope stays the same, and that is the entertainment industry. Unfortunately that is not the case and hasn’t been for a long time. We all still work as a community, and more so now here at Cairns FM as we see the start of Cairns Festival and the great talent on show. Its time we modify the things we do.
Some traditional rules no longer work, so here is my 3 hard changes that people can do to help them maximise their brand as a musician: