In this clip from www.artistshousemusic.org – Blair Gimma, a singer/songwriter, takes some time out of her schedule at SXSW 2008 to share her thoughts and experiences gained from being an independent artist in today’s music business. She shares some advice on the demands of life as an independent artist, what having a management team can do for you, and why “do it yourself” really is the basic truth of such a lifestyle.