Arlene Paculan – Community and the Power of Connection (Ep 112)

Singer songwriter Arlene Paculan is all about community. Whether it's through creating empowering arts events or sharing how artists overcome adversity, she understands the power of connection and shares that talent. We talk about her latest album Home With You and the various events she creates through Let's Make [...]

2019-07-19T07:40:00-07:00July 19th, 2019|Audience Building, Performing, Podcast, Tips|0 Comments

Kid Andersen On TrueFire TV and His Forthcoming Album (Ep 110)

Kid Andersen has so much going on these days including having landed among the ranks of master class presenters for TrueFire TV, the release of new recordings for the Little Village Foundation, and a new album that's in the works. Episode Highlights The episode begins with Kid's recent work [...]

2019-07-04T16:00:47-07:00July 4th, 2019|Podcast, Recording, singing, Tips|5 Comments

Staying Creative and Nurturing a Music Community–Crystal & Pete Damore of Ordinary Elephant (Ep 108)

Staying creative and nurturing a music community is part of life on the road for Crystal and Pete Damore of Ordinary Elephant. This is their second appearance on the podcast, which was a great opportunity to talk about their recent Kickstarter campaign, their new album Honest, and more. [...]

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 [...]

One of the Best Ways to Get Good Musician Gigs – Unstarving Musician’s Guide Chapters 3-4 (Ep 106)

One the best ways to get good musician gigs is by building good relationships. The primary theme of this episode is relationships. This is the second installment and re-release of The Unstarving Musician’s Guide to Getting Paid Gigs. This episode is dedicated to chapters three and four, which are [...]

2019-06-10T13:59:20-07:00June 10th, 2019|Gigs, Marketing, Podcast, Tips|0 Comments

Finding Mentors and Community in the Music Industry – Glass Hamlet (Ep 103)

Glass Hamlet loves the songwriting aspect of music. His big challenge has been finding a community of fellow musicians and music industry mentors. Glass is a native of Moscow, Russia. In the late 90's he moved to New York where be began an education in design and the arts. [...]

2019-05-28T10:00:01-07:00May 19th, 2019|Podcast, Songwriting, Tips|0 Comments