Celebrating The Wins And Struggles Along The Way—Mawk Phoenix (Ep 131)

Marc Phoenix aka "Mawk", has worked extensively as a producer in Los Angeles with compositions that would do well on radio and which were featured on Blood Diamond, Little Miss Sunshine, Sex & the City, Charmed, Scrubs, among others. He has produced a number of noteworthy artists including Celine [...]

2019-11-23T13:11:40-08:00November 22nd, 2019|House Concerts, Podcast, Videos|0 Comments

Facing Rejection and Staying Creative–Songwriter Tom Meny (Ep 107)

Singer-songwriter Tom Meny knows a thing or two about dealing with rejection and staying creative. In this repeat engagement, Tom and I chat about what to do when faced with rejection, his new podcast, and more. Episode Highlights In Tom's previous appearance on the podcast, we talked at length [...]

Why DIY Recording is a Great Idea–Music Producer Mark Addison (Ep 99)

Mark Addison is a big fan of DIY recording, a seasoned music producer, songwriter, and co-creator of the iconic Tips Concerts series of Austin Texas. Topics discussed in this episode Wendy Colonna and the history of Tips Concerts Why Mark loves DIY recording How he goes about selecting his [...]

2019-04-26T08:40:30-07:00April 19th, 2019|House Concerts, Podcast, Recording|0 Comments

Making the Arts Accessible to All–Benoit Glazer of The Timucua Arts Foundation (Ep96)

Benoit Glazer and the Timucua Arts Foundation believe that the visual and performing arts should be accessible to everyone. What started out as house concerts to fill a gap in his music loving heart, has become a mission to present and inspire great music and art in Central Florida. [...]

2019-04-04T14:35:11-07:00March 29th, 2019|House Concerts, Podcast, Recording, Tips|2 Comments

At the Intersection of Hard Work and Opportunity – Wendy Colonna (Ep92)

Photo by Jeff Fassano Wendy Colonna is a songwriter, performer, recording artist, yogi and mom. She’s also co-creator of Tips Concerts, one of the best known house concert series in Austin. This conversation garners insights from Wendy’s life coaching practice, her talks with music students of UTA, [...]

2019-04-04T14:46:20-07:00March 1st, 2019|House Concerts, Podcast, Tips|1 Comment

Cutting Out the Music Business Middleman–Bradford & Kimberly Loomis

Bradford and Kimberly Loomis are of the dynamic duo, married couple variety. Kimberly is highly involved in Bradford's career. Among her contributions are tech support, photography, co-writing, and community management. Our conversation opens with how Bradford was thrust back into music following economic change and a job loss. It [...]

2019-02-13T07:10:51-08:00January 25th, 2019|Audience Building, House Concerts, Podcast, Tips|1 Comment