Igniting Creativity and Restarting a Music Career–Glasys (Ep 120)

In this episode I speak with instrumentalist, vocalist, producer and songwriter Glasys on igniting creativity and restarting a music career.  We begin by discussing his immigration from Israel to Portland, Oregon and the process of discovering a new local music scene.  He also provides insight into the pivotal moments [...]

Giving Back to Austin’s Youth–Brian Wolff (Ep 119)

Brian Wolff of Fair City Fire is giving back to Austin's youth as Community Engagement Coordinator with a nonprofit called Kids In a New Groove. In this episode we talk about how this work and the mission keeps him connected to his music, the release of his band’s new [...]

2019-08-29T11:30:27-07:00August 30th, 2019|Education, Gigs, Marketing, Podcast, Tips|0 Comments

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 [...]