Today’s Indie Musician—Mawk Phoenix (Ep 165)

This is the second installment of Today’s Indie Musician series in which ’m talking with former guests of the podcast to do deep dives on the industry, what’s happening during these wild times and where we see it going. These episodes were done as research I [...]

2020-06-30T17:24:52-04:00July 3rd, 2020|Marketing, Performing, Podcast, PR, Recording|0 Comments

A True Rock Band—Matt James (Ep 160)

Matt James is the lead singer of a band called Blacktop Mojo. The band lives together in the same house - advantageous in a pandemic. They’ve been able to write music in self-isolation, live stream and they have a brand new EP called Static. Blacktop Mojo [...]

2020-06-05T11:11:18-04:00June 10th, 2020|Performing, Podcast, Songwriting, Touring|0 Comments

Creating a Thriving Patreon Community—Rebecca Loebe (Ep 158)

Rebecca Loebe has been actively touring since 2010, which of course came to a pause during the pandemic. She had wisely been building a loyal fan base community on her own platforms and eventually on Patreon.We talk about the benefits of her community focus, as well as [...]

Live Streamed Shows In Isolation —Dean Johanesen Part 2 (Ep 156)

Dean Johanesen first appeared on the podcast almost 100 episodes ago. Dean is a regular performer, so this pandemic has hit him quite hard. Adjusting to the new normal, he pivoted into live stream performances, and I even caught a recent one on StageIt. As his [...]

2020-05-27T04:26:53-04:00May 27th, 2020|Gigs, Guitar, Performing, Podcast, Songwriting|0 Comments

Disrupting The Music Industry—Alicia Rius (Ep 153)

SoundStorming is trying to disrupt the system that is the music industry, specifically how and where artists share their music, and today I’m joined by one of the co-founders, Alicia Rius. The app allows artists to share their music with an ever-growing and supportive community from the [...]

2020-05-11T14:26:41-04:00May 15th, 2020|Creativity, Performing, Podcast, Recording|0 Comments

Confronting Limitations, Competition and Creating Opportunities —Danielle Eva Schwob (Ep 147)

Photo by @derekhutchstudio | Makeup by @bjohnsonstudio Danielle Eva Schwob is the artist behind Delanila. We spoke on the release day of her single, The Philosopher, part of the album Overloaded. Danielle is an accomplished musician, composer and is well-studied in musical arts. Originally [...]

2020-04-23T07:58:08-04:00April 24th, 2020|Creativity, Performing, Podcast, Songwriting|0 Comments