A True Rock Band—Matt James (Ep 160)

Matt James is the lead singer of a band called Blacktop Mojo. The band lives together in the same house - advantageous in a pandemic. They’ve been able to write music in self-isolation, live stream and they have a brand new EP called Static. Blacktop Mojo [...]

2020-06-05T11:11:18-04:00June 10th, 2020|Performing, Podcast, Songwriting, Touring|0 Comments

Creating a Thriving Patreon Community—Rebecca Loebe (Ep 158)

Rebecca Loebe has been actively touring since 2010, which of course came to a pause during the pandemic. She had wisely been building a loyal fan base community on her own platforms and eventually on Patreon.We talk about the benefits of her community focus, as well as [...]

Unapologetic Dreams and Free of Fear—Alonzo (Ep 143)

Alonzo is a multi-talented artist. You may have first been introduced to him as part of Fatally Unique on season 6 of America’s Got Talent. A phenomenal dancer, Alonzo always had dreams of something more. Singing was his passion and so in 2013 his years of preparation led to [...]

2020-03-27T08:57:34-04:00March 27th, 2020|Podcast, PR, singing, Tips, Touring|0 Comments

Karyn Ann and October’s Lady Brain Listening Room Event (Ep 124)

This is a special announcement episode for Unstarving Musician gal pal Lindsay White and Lady Brain Presents. The conversation features Karyn Ann, who will be one of the performing artists for an upcoming Lady Brain Presents listening room event.  (See press release below.) Karyn shares stories about networking on [...]

2019-10-04T07:12:45-04:00October 3rd, 2019|Performing, Podcast, Touring|1 Comment

Igniting Creativity and Restarting a Music Career–Glasys (Ep 120)

In this episode I speak with instrumentalist, vocalist, producer and songwriter Glasys on igniting creativity and restarting a music career.  We begin by discussing his immigration from Israel to Portland, Oregon and the process of discovering a new local music scene.  He also provides insight into the pivotal moments [...]

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. [...]

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