• Amplifying Authenticity: Powerful PR Secrets for Musicians with Kaytee Long

    Kaytee Long Becker is a PR expert for GRAMMY-winning, GRAMMY-nominated and Billboard-charting musicians. The President of DIY PR, INC. in Los Angeles, she provides elevated communications and PR solutions for musicians and specializes in combining new music release strategies with dynamic storytelling to support overall reputation expansion and true fan acquisition. 


    Kaytee shares her expertise on PR in the music industry, where she underscores the pivotal role of authenticity and powerful storytelling in fostering deep connections with fans and making a lasting impact.


    Takeaways:


    • Unmask the essence of PR and publicity in the music industry and how it can amplify an artist's career.



    • Learn the significance of personal storytelling in creating a human connection, thereby fostering a deeper understanding with fans.



    • Understand the potentials and limitations of AI in the realm of marketing and how it can be effectively employed to promote an artist.


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    To connect with Kaytee, follow her on Instagram. https://www.instagram.com/kayteelongbecker


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    E212 - 32m - May 24, 2024
  • Healing, Grammy Success, and the Power of Self-Care with Carla Patullo

    Carla Patullo isn't just a Grammy-winning artist—she's a beacon of strength and resilience. Carla's latest triumph, the Grammy-winning album 'So She Howls,' emerged from a near-death experience, an adventure that imbued her work with new intensity and gratitude. Carla's music can be heard in films and television, and she frequently uses her platform to advocate for gender and LGBTQ+ rights.


    Carla talks about her experience in the music industry, her brush with breast cancer, and the importance of setting boundaries and self-care. She also delves into the therapeutic process of creating 'So She Howls,' and the power of authenticity and vulnerability in music.


    Takeaways:


    • The importance of self-care and setting boundaries for sustainable success in the music industry.



    • How to embrace imperfections in music to create a more authentic and emotional connection with your audience.



    • The power of authenticity, and how to leverage different tools and resources to truly connect with your audience.


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    To learn more about Carla Patullo, her music, and her inspiring journey, follow her on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/carlapatullo


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    E211 - 41m - May 22, 2024
  • Attracting Fans and Fostering a Unique Community with Sean "BrandMan" Taylor

    Meet Sean "BrandMan'' Taylor, the driving force behind numerous musical hitmakers. As a music marketing strategist and innovative entrepreneur, he's brought invaluable exposure to artists like Macy Gray, 24KGoldn, and Trap Beckham. With an ever-growing track record and extensive expertise, BrandMan Sean has become synonymous with successful music marketing and brand building.


    Join host, Michael Walker, and guest, BrandMan Sean, as they delve deep into the power of authentic community-building in the music industry. 


    Takeaways:


    • The essential steps to building an authentic community as an artist.
    • The importance of understanding your fans' interests and needs in order to foster deeper connections.
    • How to provide value beyond your music, stimulating multiple aspects of creativity and togetherness.


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    For more about Sean Taylor's exceptional work and to discover ways to elevate your musical journey, visit: https://www.contrabrand.agency/home-consulting-o


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    E210 - 39m - May 10, 2024
  • The Power of Authenticity, Email Marketing, and High-Ticket Offers with Tyler Herwig

    Across the Midwest, Tyler Herwig is known as the preferred acoustic artist. Tyler has developed a reputation for high-energy performances with deep emotional musical interpretations that captivate all audiences. From his solo career as a multi-genre artist, to features with other artists, and leading vocals with his band: Ocean’s Still, Tyler Herwig’s passion shines through. 


    Tyler shares his journey as a Modern Musician, and delves into the power of email marketing and crafting high-ticket offers, stressing the importance of connecting with fans in a meaningful way.


    Takeaways:


    • The significance of collecting email addresses to forge stronger connections with fans and how it's a game-changer for making offers.
    • The potential of high-ticket offers like custom songs in creating value for fans and accelerating income for artists.
    • The profound impact of authenticity and vulnerability in building a lasting relationship with fans and creating an unforgettable imprint on the music industry.


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    To learn more about Tyler Herwig and his music, visit: https://www.tylerherwigmusic.com/


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    E209 - 35m - May 7, 2024
  • Embracing New Features in Music Streaming Platforms with Mike Warner

    Mike Warner is an author, podcaster, and music executive. He wrote the book Work Hard Playlist Hard and is the host of Streamline With Mike Warner podcast. Mike’s experience spans over two decades, with his most recent role as Head of Editorial Marketing Partnerships, North America at Believe. His insights have been shared across various platforms, making him an instrumental figure in the music industry.


    In this episode, Mike, a firm believer in the power of diversified platforms, discusses the latest tools and features provided by music streaming platforms. He emphasizes the importance for artists to connect with audiences across various platforms.


    Takeaways:


    • Discover the latest tools like Amazon Music's HypeCards and Apple Music's Promote, helping artists create custom assets and track engagement.
    • Learn about Tidal's collaborative features and the live broadcasting ability, providing artists with unique opportunities to connect with fans.
    • Understand the efficacy of gating content and implementing subscription models in building a dedicated fanbase.


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    To learn more about Mike Warner, visit his website: https://www.askmikewarner.com/


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    E208 - 37m - May 3, 2024
  • Harnessing AI for Songwriting & Exploring SongPad Features with Tim Cole

    Tim Cole is the co-founder and CTO of SongPad, a digital platform designed to empower songwriters in their creative process. His unique blend of skills led him to build SongPad after working for major brands like McDonald's and Unilever. Initially developed as a personal tool to streamline his songwriting process, SongPad evolved into a platform serving thousands of users.


    Tim delves into the story of SongPad, its growth, and how artificial intelligence plays a part in enhancing and inspiring songwriters on the platform. Then, hear a detailed walkthrough of the platform's key features and a discussion around the future plans for SongPad.


    Takeaways:


    • Understand the role of AI in SongPad and how it serves to inspire and support songwriters


    • Gain insight into SongPad's key features including chord detection, lyric tools, and AI critiques


    • Discover the collaborative potential of SongPad and how it can empower your songwriting process


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    Watch the episode on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCHvw79LXMCprcNZlotw6MEA


    Unleash your songwriting superpowers with Songpad: https://www.songpad.co/


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    E207 - 41m - Apr 30, 2024
  • Uncovering Non-Traditional Revenue Streams in Music with Bree Noble

    Meet Bree Noble, the financial director turned award-winning musician, and now a pioneering voice in podcasting. Her career highlights include singing for 60,000 people at Dodger Stadium and transforming an online radio station into an award-winning podcast - Women of Substance. She's on a mission to make musicians profitable through her educational programs and her iconic podcast - Profitable Musician Show.


    Bree shares valuable insights on how to think like a businessperson, the importance of authenticity in music, and practical strategies to build a fan base and monetize your music.


    Takeaways:


    • How to step out of traditional music industry norms and think like a businessperson.


    • The importance of authenticity in music and how it can significantly elevate your brand.


    • Practical strategies on how to effectively build a fan following and monetize your music.


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    To learn more about the podcast guest, Bree Noble, visit her website: https://profitablemusician.com/


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    E206 - 40m - Apr 26, 2024
  • Goal Setting Strategies, Time Management, and Systemizing Success with Cheryl B. Engelhardt

    Meet Cheryl B. Engelhardt is a Grammy-nominated artist, composer who writes for commercials, films, meditation programs, and social justice choirs and has been featured in Forbes, Grammy.com, and People. She's performed with Sting, secured dozens of TV placements of her songs, toured globally, and garnered over 1 million Spotify streams in 2023. She’s also a certified trauma-informed coach and leads the popular musician mastermind, Amplify, helping musicians get out of their way and set up systems for success.


    Cheryl takes us behind the scenes of her journey in the music industry and the pivotal role systems and trauma-informed coaching play. Learn about her approach to planning, goal-setting, overcoming fear and resistance, and how she harnesses the power of intuition to guide her decisions.


    Takeaways:


    • How to set up effective systems for success in your music career.


    • The importance and process of healing past trauma to reclaim personal power.


    • How to distinguish between fear and intuition to make empowered choices.


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    To get Cheryl’s FREE mini-course visit: http://www.inthekey.co/cycle


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    E205 - 46m - Apr 24, 2024
  • Bandsintown: The Ultimate Resource for Live Performers with Fabrice Sergent

    Fabrice Sergent is the co-founder and managing partner of Bandsintown Group. The company’s live music discovery platform Bandsintown serves over 84 million registered music fans and 600,000+ artists from 150+ countries with 3.7 billion personalized concert recommendations annually.


    Fabrice delves into our deep-seated connection to live music and explores how Bandsintown is enhancing this experience. He gives us an insider's glimpse into the future of live music and how Bandsintown is riding the crest of this wave.


    Takeaways:


    • Discover why live music is irreplaceable and how it can create a profound connection between artists and fans.


    • Understand how virtual and digital experiences are reshaping the landscape of live music and what it means for you.


    • Learn how Bandsintown offers a potent platform for artists to engage with fans, promote their shows, and gather first-party data.


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    To sign up for a free Bandsintown account visit: https://artists.bandsintown.com/artists


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    E204 - 33m - Apr 19, 2024
  • Empowering Artists through Data: How Viberate is Unlocking Opportunities for Artists with Vasja Veber

    Meet Vasja, the co-founder and chief business development officer of Viberate, a revolutionary global music analytics platform that's rewriting the rules of artist discovery. His platform, Viberate, serves as a powerful tool for A&Rs, talent scouts, managers, talent agents, and promoters, ranking artists based on their popularity, and offering comprehensive analytics profiles.


    Vasja shares his insights about the value and power of data analytics in the music industry and how it's reshaping the way we discover and promote talent.


    Takeaways:


    • The role and importance of data analytics in the music industry and how it's uncovering new talents


    • How AI is revolutionizing music production while the irreplaceable human element remains vital


    • The value proposition of Viberate and how it is aiding independent artists' career advancements.


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    To learn more about Viberate visit: https://www.viberate.com/


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    E203 - 40m - Apr 17, 2024
  • How Audiam is Revolutionizing Music Royalties Collection with John Raso

    John Raso is the CEO of Audiam, the YouTube and digital publishing royalties collections specialists within SESAC Music Services. John and his team specialize in data enhancement, conflict resolutions and proactive collections to maximize the accuracy of royalty reporting for song copyrights from digital platforms which license music. 


    In this episode, John delves into the complexities of music royalties and emphasizes the need for musicians to be adaptable in a rapidly evolving industry.


    Takeaways:


    • Gain a deeper understanding of the music royalties landscape and the role of a musician within it.


    • Decipher the complexities of the music publishing process, and how Audiam can assist you.


    • Learn how AI is changing the music industry and its potential benefits and drawbacks.



    To learn more about Audiam please visit: https://www.audiam.com/


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    E202 - 52m - Apr 14, 2024
  • 15 Years in Music: Lessons, Challenges, and Triumphs with Wyshmaster Beats

    Born and raised in Chicago, Wyshmaster Beats is an undisputed titan in the music industry. Starting his career as a DJ, Wysh delved into the art of beat making, thereby becoming a pivotal figure in the online beat leasing revolution. In his illustrious 15-year journey, this Grammy-nominated, multi-platinum selling music producer has created a myriad of hits for renowned Artists, Companies, and Record Labels.


    Wysh underscores the importance of education, understanding the music business, and building valuable connections. He also unravels the art of handling criticism and carving one's unique path in the industry.


    Takeaways:


    • Understand the importance of networking and building strategic connections in the music industry.


    • Learn how AI and generative tools are revolutionizing the realm of music production.


    • Discover how to navigate criticism and trust your unique creative instincts.


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    To learn more about Wysh please visit: https://wyshmasterbeats.com/


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    E201 - 42m - Apr 11, 2024
  • How to Discover Your True Identity as an Artist with Wendy Parr

    Wendy Parr is a world-renowned vocal coach, multi-award-winning songwriter, vocal producer, speaker, and educator. Leading with kindness and connection, her guidance has helped countless artists define success on their own terms, in turn impacting millions of people across the globe. Drawing upon over 20 years of experience, it’s little wonder Wendy is known as ‘The Holistic Artist Coach’.


    Wendy shares her wisdom on the significance of authenticity in artistry. She emphasizes the journey of self-discovery and the profound impact it has on an artist's work.


    Takeaways:


    • Discover how authenticity, a rare yet vital quality, can elevate your art to resonate meaningfully with your audience.


    • Learn to dissect the role of language in expressing preferences and communicating personal style.


    • Unearth the concept of "style recipe" and how it can guide you in your artistic expression.


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    To learn more about Wendy Parr and her transformative work with artists, visit: https://www.wendyparr.com/


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    E200 - 36m - Apr 8, 2024
  • Crowdfunding Success, Artist Branding, and Vulnerability in Music with Savannah Pope

    Savannah Pope is an Art Rock meets Dark Pop songstress, named Top Rock Performer by LA Weekly & the only indie artist to make Yahoo Entertainment's Top 20 Videos list. She is known for her golden voice as well as her self-made, mind-bending videos and stage wear. Taking the stage with renowned artists like Starcrawler, Halestorm, and Ringo Starr, she amassed a dedicated fanbase of "Creatures". 


    Savannah takes us on a journey through her experimenting with different forms of music production, from crowdfunding to working with high-caliber producers.


    Takeaways:


    • Discover the potential of crowdfunding campaigns and learn how they can be beneficial to your music project.
    • Understand the power of vulnerability in music and how it allows for deeper connections with your audience.
    • Learn how to use songwriting as a tool for personal healing and a way to express personal experiences through allegory and symbolism.


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    To delve further into Savannah's work, visit her website: https://www.savannahpopemusic.com/


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    E199 - 38m - Mar 30, 2024
  • Brand Strategy and Leveraging PR in Your Marketing Plan with Sasha Pisterman

    Sasha Pisterman, an accomplished PR Strategist and Consultant boasts over a decade of experience in the music industry. Her story is one of passion, dedication, and a keen eye for talent, making her a standout figure in the music PR landscape. In 2017, she took a leap of faith, going full-time with her passion, and established SDP Digital – a PR agency focused on working with talent and brands in the music space.


    Sasha dives deep into the world of PR, illustrating its essential role in the music industry. She underlines the importance of brand strategy, credibility, and advocates for a long-term approach in PR, especially for indie artists


    Takeaways:


    • Learn how to effectively utilize PR and publicity to establish your brand and gain credibility.


    • Gain insights into creating a unique brand strategy that goes beyond merely music.

    

    • Discover the value of traditional media outlets and learn to measure success in terms of quality press features and positive sentiment.


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    For more about our guest, Sasha Pisterman, and her agency, SDP Digital, visit: https://www.sdp-digital.com/

    Get Sasha's Complete Music PR Playbook Course here: https://myguymars.thinkific.com/courses/the-complete-music-pr-playbook?ref=44d861


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    E198 - 33m - Mar 27, 2024
  • Demystifying Music Production: the Role of Mentorship, Mindset, and Creativity with ill Factor

    Welcome Grammy Award-winning music producer, ill Factor, whose star-studded portfolio includes collaborations Justin Timberlake, Kygo, Sia, Kelly rowland, Gwen Stefani, Monsieur perine, Assassins Creed Syndicate, The Crew 2, Just Dance and many more. He is Founder and CEO of Beat Academy.com, providing mentorship for those who want to level up their music production skill set.


    Ill Factor unravels the secrets behind how to have success with music production and the pivotal role mentorship has played in it.


    Takeaways:


    • The impact of mentorship on your music career and how to find the right one.
    • The role of mindset and expectation management in the music production process.
    • How the use of reference tracks can inspire creativity while maintaining originality.


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     Find out more and explore his free courses and mentorship opportunities at: https://www.beatacademy.com/


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    E197 - 42m - Mar 22, 2024
  • Exploring Generative Music: The Future of Creativity with Edward Balassanian

    Meet Edward Balassanian, an accomplished tech industry veteran with over 25 years of experience who has forged the path for numerous successful startups. Edward's current cutting-edge venture is 'Aimi', a platform revolutionizing the music industry by offering creators and businesses bespoke, royalty-cleared, copyright-free music facilitated by intelligent technology. 


    Edward delves into the inner workings of his brainchild, Aimi, a generative music platform that enhances creativity by blending technology with human artistic instinct.


    Takeaways:


    • Discover how Aimi, a trailblazing generative music platform, uses technology to augment creativity and streamline the music production process.


    • Understand 'Aimi's Script', a programming language specifically designed for generative music that truly allows users to express their musical thoughts.


    • Explore the legal complexities surrounding copyright issues of machine-generated music and how Aimi works with these intricacies.


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    Delve deeper into Edward's groundbreaking work by visiting: https://www.aimi.fm/


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    E196 - 36m - Mar 19, 2024
  • The Path of Least Resistance, Pursuing the Impossible Goal, and Following Your Bliss with Riley Lee

    Meet Riley Lee, an internationally acclaimed Shakuhachi master and a pioneer in music and cognition. With a career marked by groundbreaking 'firsts', he became the first non-Japanese professional Taiko player, and later the first non-Japanese Shakuhachi grandmaster. Riley has also developed courses at Princeton University and made over 60 recordings throughout his career.


    Riley shares his journey into the world of Shakuhachi and talks about his philosophy of embracing challenges, setting impossible goals, and the importance of community.


    Takeaways:


    • Discover how to navigate the path of least resistance and set impossible, yet exciting goals for yourself.


    • Uncover the power of community and the importance of a giving and receiving mindset.


    • Learn how consistent practice and a focus on providing value can pave the way for success.


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    Want to know more about Riley and his fascinating journey? Visit: https://rileylee.com/


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    E195 - 48m - Mar 13, 2024
  • Standing out as a Musician, Leveraging the Internet, and Remote Session Work via Musiversal with Andre Miranda

    Andre Miranda was born in Lisbon, Portugal. He’s a successful entrepreneur in the Media, Music and Tech industries. At Musiversal his job was to create the company, the team and its processes from product market-fit to scaling up, as well as fundraising over $5M to date. He currently leads a team of 60+ people at Musiversal.


    Andre shares insightful strategies for musicians to create distinct identities and effectively promote themselves to find their audience, as well as how Musiversal is helping artists make a living with their skills and talent. 


    Takeaways:


    • Discover why creating a unique identity is pivotal for success in the music industry.


    • Learn how to leverage the internet and social media to access a global audience and diversify your music monetization strategies.


    • Gain insights into Musiversal's services for song interpretation, production, and collaboration to expand your network in the music industry.


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    To learn more about Andre and his transformative work at Musiversal, visit: https://www.musiversal.com/


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    E194 - 37m - Mar 9, 2024
  • 5 Practical Productivity Hacks for the Modern Musician with Brian Nelson-Palmer

    Meet Brian Nelson-Palmer, revered speaker, podcast host, and founder of Productivity Gladiator®. With over 20 years of experience in boosting personal productivity and life balance for busy professionals, Brian’s innovative strategies have garnered recognition far and wide – his TEDx talk on time management boasted an astounding 150x more views than the average talk in just two weeks. 


    Brian divulges his journey and insights into the realm of practical productivity. Learn how to live your worth, align your actions with your musical career goals, and discover the unique music award process—the Whammies.


    Takeaways:


    • Proven methods to value and manage your time effectively for a balanced life and thriving music career.


    • How to utilize artist references and maximize social media platforms to capture your desired audience.


    • Living like you're worth the value of your time and prioritizing activities that align with your goals.


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    For more wisdom and tips on boosting productivity and maintaining a balanced life, be sure to connect with Brian Nelson-Palmer at: https://www.productivitygladiator.com


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    E193 - 53m - Mar 7, 2024
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