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|

276 JJ Lovegrove – A New Album with Minus Cube, a Forthcoming Complimentary Film, Identifying as a Performer, Fighting the Spotify Algorithm, and Deep Connections on Twitter

JJ Lovegrove refers to herself as the dark dream pop sidekick to Minus Cube. The Nottingham, England-based songwriter has a new collaboration with Minus Cube, which dropped very recently. You can check it out on Bandcamp and other music platforms. The new album is titled "The Lines [...]

2023-08-24T21:00:50-05:00August 25th, 2023|Creativity, Performing, Podcast|

272 Max Frye – Lessons of a Working Musician, The Formation of Lost Hearts, Performing Unreleased Songs, Release Strategy, Record Label Interests, Merch, Striving for Improvement

My guest Max Frye fronts the band Lost Hearts. He and his bandmates have a pop sensibility with a big rock sound. Max comes across as humble and grounded, possibly because he's worked with many musicians who are more experienced than himself. This is an experience [...]

2023-07-28T16:18:26-05:00July 28th, 2023|Marketing, Performing, Podcast|

Alicia Van Sant – Happiness And Longevity Of The Wag, Singing Better In Heels, Performing Music Of The Beatles, Blue Bottles And Copper Coins, Making Merch With The Cricut, The Moody Blues, Star Trek, And Lord Of The Rings #266

Alicia Van Sant, founding member and lead singer of The Wag, is my guest for this episode. Alicia's bandmate Joshua Van Ness introduced us. Joshua was featured in episodes 257 and 134. Alicia and I had a great time talking. She loves to laugh and comes across [...]

2023-06-10T09:39:22-05:00June 9th, 2023|Income, Performing, Podcast|
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