Overcoming Creative Block and Getting Out of Our Own Heads (Ep94)

Creative block is a thing, but it doesn't have to be. In this episode, I share the one tactic for overcoming creative block practiced by most music artists I've interviewed for this podcast. I also share tips for getting out of your own head, which can help you get [...]

2019-06-10T15:25:11-07:00March 18th, 2019|Podcast, Songwriting, Tips|0 Comments

Inspiration, Kickstarter and Trust – Jana Pochop

Jana Pochop refers to herself as New Mexican and as a nerd. She’s a singer, songwriter, recording artist, performer, and social media consultant for other working musicians. Social media consulting came about through volunteering for another artist she admires (. That volunteer gig included working a march table, tour [...]

2019-02-13T08:00:08-08:00February 8th, 2019|Marketing, Podcast, Songwriting|4 Comments

Blues Funk Guitarist Emmanuel Tomes

Austin based musician Emmanuel Tomes is a singer songwriter of the blues and funk variety. His early inspirations came from Elliott Smith and Ben Harper. It was in fact Ben Harper who inspired him to start writing and recording original material. That inspiration took Emmanuel down the path of [...]

2019-01-31T17:07:39-08:00February 1st, 2019|Blues, Podcast, Recording, Songwriting, Tips|0 Comments

Blues, Folk and Change–Tony Harrah

Tony Harrah and I began our conversation for this episode "off-air." I asked about his website, which is powered by Bandzoogle. This question was for my own market research purposes. There are a couple of areas on his website site, which looks great by the way, that are "under [...]

2019-01-09T12:11:47-08:00January 11th, 2019|Blues, Guitar, Marketing, Podcast, Songwriting|2 Comments

San Antonio Singer Songwriter – Laura Marie

San Antonio based singer songwriter Laura Marie and I were connected by way of mutual friend and former Unstarving Musician's Podcast guest Chris Taylor. I’m very happy with the outcome of this episode! I always enjoy interviewing music artists for this podcast–always. However, sometimes I get a wee bit [...]

From Writing Her First Song to Going Pro – Sylvia Rose Novak

Singer songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Sylvia Rose Novak grew up in Opalika Alabama, a place I’d never heard of before our conversation. I asked her what it was like growing up in the South, and she said it was a little weird. I gathered from some reading that she didn’t [...]

2018-12-06T10:23:15-08:00December 7th, 2018|House Concerts, Podcast, Songwriting, Tips|0 Comments