Reverb and Whiskey (or Iced Tea)–Singer Songwriter Joe George

Musician Joe George (aka Joe Shadid) has a steady gig as a content producer for, where he creates video lessons, demos and more. Reverb is an online marketplace where musicians can buy, sell and learn about new, used, vintage and handmade music gear. A listener of the podcast and [...]

Listen to Jeff Beck and That’s All the Education You Need – Greg Marra

My interview with Guitarcore pioneer Bill Lonero was apparently his first on a podcast. I told Bill my prediction was that he would soon start receiving requests to be on other podcasts. ?? Enter Los Angeles based guitarist, vocalist, songwriter, and host of The Iconoclast Music Podcast, Greg Marra. Lonero [...]

2018-01-26T06:05:41-05:00January 26th, 2018|Gear, Gigs, Guitar, Songwriting, Tips, Videos|1 Comment

Alyssa Trahan on Recording, Sponsorships, Merchandising, Marketing, and Getting to Nashville

Also available on iTunes, Stitcher & Google Play Music In this episode, I chat with Nashville based country singer songwriter Alyssa Trahan. She and I were introduced by another Nashville singer songwriter, Mira Goto (episode 13). I must admit that I'm blown away by how much Alyssa has accomplished, and by the amount of expertise [...]

2017-10-04T15:12:24-04:00September 29th, 2017|Education, Gear, Gigs, Marketing, Podcast, Songwriting, Tips|2 Comments

Bill Lonero on The Defiant Machine, History, Music Licensing, Songwriting, and Sleeping 8 Hours

His band’s latest album The Defiant Machine was recently recognized by Guitar Player Magazine as one of the most noteworthy albums of the last 50 years. I'm talking about my new friend Bill Lonero. His band LoNero has also become known for creating the genre Guitar Core, which is [...]

2018-05-30T08:20:45-04:00September 15th, 2017|Gear, Marketing, Podcast, Songwriting, Tips|3 Comments
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