Dariann Leigh–New Songs, Pursuits In Pop, Creating A Sound, Songwriting, Journaling, Documenting Lyrics & Hooks, Theatre, Being A Solo Artist, Media Features, Release Strategy (Ep 249)

My guest for this episode is Dariann Leigh. She is described as red carpet glam and camo in a tree stand, big city beauty with small town humility. “As a kid,” Leigh says, “I remember closing my eyes, plugging my headphones in and listening to tracks [...]

2023-01-26T17:09:53-05:00January 27th, 2023|Creativity, Performing, Podcast|0 Comments

Musician Websites – Choosing A Theme, Site Content, Search Engine Optimization, Email Forms And Incentives, Selling Merch, Music And Services, The Launch, And Continuity (Ep 248)

This is the final installment of the Unstarving Musician websites for musician series. I decided to call this one "Everything Else." You can find links to the first four episodes in the series in the show notes for this episode at UnstaringMusician.com, episode 248.Choosing A ThemeWe'll begin [...]

2023-01-20T16:03:08-05:00January 20th, 2023|Marketing, Podcast|0 Comments

Charlie Berry – Spotify Streaming, Songwriting, The Creative Process, Booking Shows, Productivity, Routine, Studio Production, Advice For Singers, And Surviving Nashville (Ep 247)

"I won't be satisfied with just writing songs... for me the creative process ends when I share the song with someone. Watching someone hear the song is really the final pen stroke of writing it for me." —Singer Songwriter, Charlie Berry Nashville-based country artist [...]

2023-01-12T08:11:52-05:00January 13th, 2023|Creativity, Marketing, Podcast|0 Comments

Dean Johanesen – Album Artwork, Song Reference Files, Record Release Mode, Balancing Creative Time, Arc Of A Thematic Album, Writing Press Releases, Release Campaign Framework, Heightened Creativity, Dripping Springs Songwriters Festival (Ep 246)

“Dean Johanesen spiced up his repertoire of acoustic guitar-driven fare with a sonic palette that calls on Spanish rumba-style instrumentals, speakeasy-era Americana, and swinging hot club jazz dosed in circus tent hues." – Leilani Polk, Creative Loafing - Tampa My guest for this episode, [...]

2022-12-15T15:29:42-05:00December 16th, 2022|Creativity, Marketing, Podcast|1 Comment

Marlee XX – Growing Up In D.C., Recent Releases (“Frequency” And “Only One”), Serving The Voices Of Women As A DJ, Becoming A Producer, Self Expression Through Style, Life As A Solo Artist, Learning The Music Business, Sync Licensing, And Stage Fright (Ep 245)

When she started out as a DJ, Marlee discovered the opportunity to support and serve the voices and music tastes of women. My guest for this episode is Marlee XX, the multi-hyphenate musical artist (vocalist - songwriter - DJ - producer) hailing from Washington, DC. She's [...]

2022-12-07T15:13:52-05:00December 9th, 2022|Creativity, Performing, Podcast|0 Comments

Fia Nyxx – PR, Marketing, Common Indie Artist Struggles, Video Collaboration, Release Strategy, Recording Studio Lessons, Confidence Through Repetition, And Theatrical Performance (Ep 244)

Fia Nyxx went to school for PR and starting her own PR company. My guest Fia Nyxx is considered stylistically as somewhere in between Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey and Toni Braxton. She embraces a theatrical approach to her music and experimental clash of genres.  Fia is [...]

2022-12-02T09:51:00-05:00December 2nd, 2022|Marketing, Performing, Podcast|0 Comments
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