Dr Sean asked if he could repost my comment on a DIY Musician thread in this post.

I’m happy for more people to read it. But don’t take it the wriong way!

If your efforts to build a fanbase by giving music away for free are failing, the lesson isn’t that you won’t ever ‘make it’ and that you should give up. The lesson is that you need to have a very harsh and reslistic review of your material, your band line-up, your commitment to improving and then make the changes that you know, deep down, are necessary before your music will be good enough.

Don’t give up, but do learn to make your art as good as it can possibly be.

Read Dr Sean’s post here.