Strategies for Musicians to Master the Art of Gig Acquisition

Reading time: 7 minutes This article offers a strategic guide for musicians to effectively secure and maximize gig opportunities. With a focus on leveraging existing networks and exploring creative avenues, the article emphasizes proactive promotion and thoughtful communication with talent buyers. It also underscores the importance of thorough research [...]

2023-10-19T09:18:32-05:00October 19th, 2023|Income, Marketing, Performing|

283 Susan Rogers – The Neuroscience Of Music Preferences, Prince, Analyzing The Techniques Of Frank Sinatra, The Progression of Production Techniques, Leaving The Music Business For Academia, Working With Barenaked Ladies

Susan Rogers teaches Music Production and Engineering at The Berklee College of Music (Berklee Online). She holds a doctorate in psychology from McGill University, where she studied music cognition and psychoacoustics. Her research focuses on auditory memory, the perception of musical signals, and the influence of musical [...]

2023-10-14T15:38:20-05:00October 13th, 2023|Creativity, Marketing, Podcast|

280 Nichole Wagner – Journalism, Photography, Moving To Austin, Rebooting Her Patreon, Drive-by Poetry, Perceived Roadblocks To Making Music, House Concerts

Nichole Wagner has a new album titled Plastic Flowers coming soon. The Austin-based songwriter released her first album in 2018. Her music is blends soulful country-rock with funky Americana sounds. She comes from the small town of Louviers, Colorado, studied Journalism at Arizona State University, eventually [...]

2023-09-22T11:15:12-05:00September 22nd, 2023|Income, Marketing, Performing, Podcast|

279 Alyssa Trahan – Moving to Nashville, Sound Engineering, Endorsements, Sponsors, Crowdfunding, Marketing, Merch, and the Biggest Lesson She’d Learned in Nashville

Alyssa Trahan is the featured artist in this Rewind episode. What's a Rewind episode? It's a previously published episode, one of my favorites and merits re-publishing. I also give these episodes a fresh edit, which means you will find it even more enjoyable from a listening [...]

2023-09-14T20:03:22-05:00September 15th, 2023|Income, Marketing, Performing, Podcast|

278 Kayana – Drip Release Strategy, Self Forgiveness, Dating, a Short Film Commission, and a Creative Retreat that Gave Her the Theme and Outline for Her Forthcoming Album

New York City based singer and multi-instrumentalist Kayana recently dropped a new single and has more on the way. Kayana is an emerging music artist who fuses pop, R&B and afro-beat with trap-like production style. The music of her forthcoming album delve into personal matters of family, [...]

2023-09-08T10:43:01-05:00September 8th, 2023|Marketing, Performing, Podcast|

277 Sam J Garfield – His New Song “Monsters,” Getting Started as a Sound Engineer, and How to he Attracts Opportunity

My guest is singer, songwriter, producer Sam J Garfield. He has a new self-produced single out called "Monster." Sam is an actor turned sound engineer and music producer. He's now leaning into songwriting and releasing his own music. Sam is taking a break from a very [...]

2023-09-01T07:43:35-05:00September 1st, 2023|Creativity, Marketing, Podcast|
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