What to Expect

Now that you’re booked for an interview, here are some things to know and what you can expect.

The Interview

microphone on black backgroundMost questions you’ll be asked are intended to provide useful information to independent musicians. I don’t send out a list of questions before interviews, but I promise there will be no gotcha questions.

If there are specific topics you wish to discuss, such as an upcoming release or anything else, please send them to me before your interview.


Please send me a headshot or image of you from your media kit. I’m happy to download if you prefer to send me a link. This image will be used in your episode related posts on UnstarvingMusician.com and social media.

Image quality: High resolution at a minimum of 700 x 700 pixels (preferred)

I always recommend professional photography, but here’s a great DIY article just in case.

How to Take Your Own Professional Headshot: A Bookmarkable Guide

Sound Quality

Hands-free is not ideal. If possible, plan on using a recording quality microphone and headphones or earbuds.

Please be in a room that has minimal sound reflection (i.e. echo) and that is free of background noise.

If calling from your computer, it’s recommended that you close all apps not being used for the purpose of our call.

Remember to set your mobile devices to focus / do-not-disturb mode.

Production Time

I’m fortunate to often have a healthy backlog of booked and prerecorded interviews. This means that episodes are in our production queue for an average of 12 to 16 weeks. If you’re interested in getting bumped up to the top of the list here’s how that works.

I look forward to our chat.

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