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8 Dan Mangan - Trust Your Gut and Ignore the Critics (Creativity)

8 Dan Mangan - Trust Your Gut and Ignore the Critics (Creativity)

Dan Mangan is a two-time JUNO Award winning musician and a contributing writer for The guardian and Huffington Post Canada. Dan has recently released a new album entitled Club Meds under the band name Dan Mangan + Blacksmith. Dan talks to the guys on his creation process, being vulnerable, and also gives some advice to young musicians looking to make music for a living. Dan reminds the audience that there will be hard days in the creation process, but you have to trust your gut and ignore the critics.   Key Takeaways: [1:40] What does Dan do? [2:20] What's Dan's why? [5:45] Dan talks about his musical style. [8:35] What does it really mean to be a 'rock star'? [12:35] Dan talks on his son being born 7 weeks early. [17:10] What kind of challenges has Dan faced in the music industry? [24:10] Starting your own band? Buy a van and hire a publicist. [24:55] What's Dan's creation process? [34:55] Dan doesn't always love the creation process. [35:55] You will have hard days in the creative pr