CREATOR ASYLUM is an online open mic experience.

What is expected of the artist?

We expect you to use CREATOR ASYLUM as an opportunity to let your creative out to play for a bit. You’ve got our attention, so make good use of it!

How can I perform on CREATOR ASYLUM?

All you have to do is register at Once your registration is accepted, you'll be contacted to schedule your sound check before we broadcast.

How are the tips collected?

Tips are collected via paypal through our Tip collection page

How much of the tips do I get to keep?

You get to keep 100% of all tips donated to you during your performance. Seriously. There’s no catch! You’re welcome! ;-)

When do I get paid out?

Your tips will be tallied after the show and remitted to you via Paypal within 24 hours post show. (additional time required if preferred payment method is EMT)

How will the payout be distributed?

The Tip payout will be forwarded via Paypal or EMT.

What technical specifications do I need in order to perform?

You’ll need a strong wifi connection, a laptop or camera phone and Zoom. We will do a soundcheck with you prior to the event so that we can ensure you have the best stream settings for an optimal viewing experience for your audience.

Are there any qualifications required to perform?

NOPE! Whether it’s your first time or 50th, you’re welcome to share your skills. All we ask is that you keep it respectful.

Can I perform my own music?

Absolutely! We wouldn’t want it any other way!

Can I perform covers?

Most definitely! We’d love to see you add your own twist to it though, make it your own ;-)!

Does the music I perform qualify for any royalties?

Good question! We’re in the process of looking into that for you. Keep in touch and we’ll update you on our finds.

Can I perform with my band?

At this time, due to the current social distancing practices and streaming limitations we’re not able to facilitate a band performance, but we’re definitely working on how to make that happen! Stay tuned.

Who queues the music?

You are in charge of your performance, so feel free to queue up whenever you’re ready!

Is this a private streaming opportunity or is it open to the public?

We’ve chosen to open this stream up to anyone who subscribes. So don’t forget to tell your friends!

Where will this stream be available to watch?

CREATOR ASYLUM will be available for LIVE viewing on our Instagram account at @thehookandco

How long is each set time?

Each CREATOR ASYLUM set gives the performer 8mins to produce an incredible open mic showcase.

Who do I contact if I have technical problems?

If you have any questions or issues feel free to email us at

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