Cranston Dean – Songwriting Influence From Small Town Life And Jazz, Recording “Northern Town,” Getting Started In Songwriting, The Value Of Open Mic Performance, Big Studio Lessons Applied To Home Recording #265

Singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Cranston Dean is my guest for this episode. Cranston is a New Jersey native whose music draws from Americana, folk, jazz, country, blues, pop, and soul. He sees songwriting and performing as a way to translate and transform the human condition into beautiful [...]

2023-05-26T10:04:25-05:00May 26th, 2023|Creativity, Marketing, Podcast|0 Comments

Julieta Heredia – Fin Del Mundo, A YouTube Performance That’s Changing Everything, The Evolution Of Live Shows, The Message In Their Music, And The Writing Process #264

Julieta Heredia is a founding member and guitarist of Fin del Mundo. The band is from Buenos Aires, with roots in the southernmost region of Patagonia. The music of Fin del Mundo uses melodies, lyrics, and instrumental passages to combine indie sounds with nuances of emotional [...]

2023-05-18T16:23:02-05:00May 19th, 2023|Creativity, Performing, Podcast|1 Comment

David Pedrick – The Working Musician Podcast, Balance Between Creative Vision And Career Demands, Financial Reasons To Control Publishing, The Beatles, And Rush #262

Guitarist, composer, and recording artist David Pedrick has earned accolades from critics and audiences alike for his work in recording and performance. David has played and recorded jazz, classical, rock, ambient, and more. His live performance credits also run the gamut from jazz clubs to concert halls. [...]

2023-04-27T20:48:19-05:00April 28th, 2023|Creativity, Income, Podcast|0 Comments

Keldamuzik – Oakland’s Hip Hop Scene, Child Acting, Merch, Modeling, Sync Placements, Content Strategy, Building A Press Portfolio, And Kelda’s Social Media Jam #261

Kelda Williams is known professionally as Keldamuzik (aka Diva). She is an American music artist, actress, TV host, and producer. Born in the Bay Area of California, she is known for her hit singles Queen for A Night and Thirsty. Both songs are on her 4th studio album, Diva TV (2010). [...]

2023-04-20T18:06:54-05:00April 21st, 2023|Creativity, Marketing, Podcast|0 Comments

Daniel Stidham – Marketing Minds Of Raid The Quarry, Release Strategy, Co-writing, The Business Of Hard Rock, Audience Development, Making Videos (Rewind Ep 259)

Welcome to another rewind episode of the Unstarving Musician. What is a rewind episode? It is an abridged version of a prior episode, intended to hone in on something I found particularly interesting and worthy of repackaging. This rewind features Daniel Stidham of Raid The Quarry, a [...]

2023-04-07T09:50:02-05:00April 7th, 2023|Creativity, Marketing, Podcast|0 Comments

Zack O’Malley Greenburg (Rewind)–The Relationship Between Indie Artists And Fans, Rise Of The Super Fan, NFTs, Lessons From Hip Hop, And The Rising Significance Of Intellectual Property Ep (258)

"Musicians aren’t just ahead of the curve when it comes to NFTs—they’ve served as canaries in the coal mine of modern business for half a century." –Zack O’Malley Greenburg This rewind episode features author and music journalist Zack O’Malley Greenburg. What is a rewind [...]

2023-03-30T11:13:04-05:00March 31st, 2023|Creativity, Income, Marketing, Podcast|0 Comments
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