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

From Collaborator to Solo Artist – Singer Songwriter Notelle (Ep 101)

Nashville based singer songwriter Notelle recently made the move from longtime collaborator to solo artist. She is best known for heavy messy pop with an electronic edge. In this week’s episode, I discuss with Notelle the lessons she has learned as a solo artist and advice that has served [...]

2019-05-03T07:18:07-07:00May 3rd, 2019|Marketing, Podcast, Tips|0 Comments

Making the Arts Accessible to All–Benoit Glazer of The Timucua Arts Foundation (Ep96)

Benoit Glazer and the Timucua Arts Foundation believe that the visual and performing arts should be accessible to everyone. What started out as house concerts to fill a gap in his music loving heart, has become a mission to present and inspire great music and art in Central Florida. [...]

2019-04-04T14:35:11-07:00March 29th, 2019|House Concerts, Podcast, Recording, Tips|2 Comments