Music Career Growth, Podcasting and Activism–Simon Tam (Ep 116)

? In this episode I speak with Simon Tam about all he's doing for the music community through podcasting, public speaking and writing. We also talk about his activism and music career growth. Then we switch seats and Simon interviews me for his Music Business Hacks podcast. Episode [...]

2019-08-20T09:13:52-07:00August 16th, 2019|Marketing, Podcast, Tips|3 Comments

Unstarving Musician’s Guide to Getting Paid Gigs–Chapters 5 & 6 (Ep 114)

This is the third installment and re-release of The Unstarving Musician’s Guide to Getting Paid Gigs. The episode is dedicated to chapters five and six, in which I discuss the importance of managing your gig schedule and boosting that revenue stream. Episode Highlights Gaining control of your gig schedule, [...]

2019-08-01T13:51:48-07:00August 2nd, 2019|Audience Building, Gigs, Marketing, Podcast|0 Comments

Bollywood Blues Man Aki Kumar on Gratitude, Humility, and Band Dynamics (Ep 113)

Bollywood blues artist Aki Kumar sees gratitude and humility as key to managing his music career and life.  He returns to the podcast to discuss in greater depth creative challenges, band dynamics, and channeling your passion for music.Episode HighlightsWe start by discussing his cameo in the Salonch promo video and [...]

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 [...]

One of the Best Ways to Get Good Musician Gigs – Unstarving Musician’s Guide Chapters 3-4 (Ep 106)

One the best ways to get good musician gigs is by building good relationships. The primary theme of this episode is relationships. This is the second installment and re-release of The Unstarving Musician’s Guide to Getting Paid Gigs. This episode is dedicated to chapters three and four, which are [...]

2019-06-10T13:59:20-07:00June 10th, 2019|Gigs, Marketing, Podcast, Tips|0 Comments

The Unstarving Musician’s Guide to Getting Paid Gigs – Chapters 1 & 2 (Ep 105)

This episode is a two chapter reading of The Unstarving Musician’s Guide to Getting Paid Gigs. These chapters were the first two podcast episodes I ever recorded.(I'm reflecting on the original podcast for the book while visiting Greve, Italy. My wife and I are celebrating our 25th wedding anniversary.)Also in [...]

2019-06-02T08:16:26-07:00June 2nd, 2019|Marketing, Podcast|1 Comment