295 Tracee Perrin – The Evolution Of Her New Single (Poison In The Water), Nashville’s Population Explosion, So Far Sounds, Self Care For The Voice, Musical Theater, 2024 Release Plans & Strategy

Tracee Perrin is a graduate of the Musicians Institute (MI) in Hollywood, where she learned how to produce and engineer her own music. In 2010 Tracee was accepted into the ASCAP Lester Sill Songwriters Workshop, an experience she says reinforced her desire to build a career [...]

2024-02-08T18:11:54-05:00February 9th, 2024|Creativity, Marketing, Performing, Podcast|

294 Athxna – Upcoming Releases & Recording Projects, Signing A New Sync Contract, Working In The Music Business, Moving To Nashville, The Blues Music Dilemma, Style Influences, Social Media Strategy

Athxna is a Nashville-based, New Orleans-raised R&B pop singer who started her musical journey on piano at age five. She has a new release coming very soon, recording sessions in her home town of New Orleans, and plans to release more music this year. Athxna has [...]

2024-02-02T10:58:01-05:00February 2nd, 2024|Income, Marketing, Performing, Podcast|

279 Alyssa Trahan – Moving to Nashville, Sound Engineering, Endorsements, Sponsors, Crowdfunding, Marketing, Merch, and the Biggest Lesson She’d Learned in Nashville

Alyssa Trahan is the featured artist in this Rewind episode. What's a Rewind episode? It's a previously published episode, one of my favorites and merits re-publishing. I also give these episodes a fresh edit, which means you will find it even more enjoyable from a listening [...]

2023-09-14T20:03:22-05:00September 15th, 2023|Income, Marketing, Performing, Podcast|

272 Max Frye – Lessons of a Working Musician, The Formation of Lost Hearts, Performing Unreleased Songs, Release Strategy, Record Label Interests, Merch, Striving for Improvement

My guest Max Frye fronts the band Lost Hearts. He and his bandmates have a pop sensibility with a big rock sound. Max comes across as humble and grounded, possibly because he's worked with many musicians who are more experienced than himself. This is an experience [...]

2023-07-28T16:18:26-05:00July 28th, 2023|Marketing, Performing, Podcast|

Drew Ryder Smith – Website Platforms, Nashville, Texas Ties, Growing Up In Tennessee, Pneumonia, Songwriting Vocationally, Touring, Recording, The Origins Of Robonzo, And Legendary Drummers (Ep 251)

When not in the studio or playing on the road, Drew Ryder Smith can be found in Nashville or New York City – usually hanging out with any dog he sees. My guest for this episode is a country singer-songwriter, Drew Ryder Smith. He [...]

2023-02-11T10:33:24-05:00February 10th, 2023|Income, Performing, Podcast|

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|
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