299 Selling Band Merch, Music, And VIP Packs To Deepen Fan Relationships

The 2023 Unstarving Musician listener survey indicated that many Unstarving Musician listeners and Liner Notes subscribers were interested in learning more about selling band merch and music and how to do it better. Music royalties are a long game, and most musicians won't earn much in [...]

2024-03-08T15:30:33-05:00March 8th, 2024|Income, Marketing, Podcast|

298 How Musicians Can Create Gigs

This episode is about how musicians can create gigs. I have written much about finding and booking better gigs, but my perspective has expanded since I started the podcast. If you'd like to read about how I started finding and booking gigs consistently, check out The [...]

2024-02-28T14:48:33-05:00March 1st, 2024|Income, Marketing, Performing, Podcast|

296 Julia A. Miller, Delmark Records – The Evolution of Delmark’s Business Model, How Labels Can Serve As Business Partners To Musicians, And Practical Advice For Leveraging Your Record Label

In May 2018, Julia A. Miller became the CEO & President of Delmark Records LLC. That same year, Delmark Records LLC purchased Delmark, the oldest continuously operating jazz and blues independent record label in the United States. Delmark was founded in St. Louis, Missouri in 1953. [...]

2024-02-15T20:16:17-05:00February 16th, 2024|Income, Marketing, Podcast|

294 Athxna – Upcoming Releases & Recording Projects, Signing A New Sync Contract, Working In The Music Business, Moving To Nashville, The Blues Music Dilemma, Style Influences, Social Media Strategy

Athxna is a Nashville-based, New Orleans-raised R&B pop singer who started her musical journey on piano at age five. She has a new release coming very soon, recording sessions in her home town of New Orleans, and plans to release more music this year. Athxna has [...]

2024-02-02T10:58:01-05:00February 2nd, 2024|Income, Marketing, Performing, Podcast|

Build an Email List, Build a Fan Base, Make Money with Your Art

Building an email list can feel overwhelming. You may even be of the mindset that it's not worth the time and effort. If either of these rings true for you, please read a short list of considerations at the end of this email. Image by @cuadros92 on Pexels.com [...]

2024-01-31T17:51:49-05:00January 31st, 2024|Income, Marketing|

293 Ady Parzentny – Home Recording, Production Mentoring, Morocco, Ady’s YouTube Channel, History of Mobile Recording, Arc of a Recording Career, Social Inequality and Misconceptions

Ady Parzentny of Hit The Road Studio has recorded with a mobile studio in the desert of Morocco, and has audio mixing and production course content on PromixAcademy.com. Ady says he does what he does to make the world a better place by helping people make [...]

2024-01-26T10:15:25-05:00January 26th, 2024|Creativity, Income, Podcast|
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