36 episodes

Sharing stories of "Do it Yourself" musicians, artists and engineers. What can we learn from their success and failures? What does it take to create a great record that does well upon release? All of these questions explored and more!

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Sharing stories of "Do it Yourself" musicians, artists and engineers. What can we learn from their success and failures? What does it take to create a great record that does well upon release? All of these questions explored and more!

    35. Philadelphia's Plaze App - Why Connecting with the Scene Matters

    35. Philadelphia's Plaze App - Why Connecting with the Scene Matters

    Plaze is a game-changing social networking tool for musicians and creatives, empowering you to move your art or business forward by finding the best local collaborators. Put yourself on the map by creating a detailed artist, band, or freelancer profile, and explore other musicians and creatives near you.

    There are so many talented musicians and creatives out there who’ve spent hours scrubbing social media to no avail, or been too intimidated by the information overload to even try. Plaze recognizes the need for a better way to form creatively fruitful local communities. No noise, just music.

    Featuring:

    Robust PROFILE functionality allowing you to display your specific skills, availability and intent, link to your music or website, post photos of your gear, and more

    Ability to SEARCH profiles by name, skill, genre, intent and more

    EXPLORE page with a real-time map view showing nearby collaborators just a tap away

    MY SCENE page featuring posts from your connections

    Ability to CHAT with fellow musicians and creatives directly in-app

    So why waste valuable time and energy sifting through all the possibilities on larger sites? We’re here to give you that time back.

    Your dream collaborators are just a download away!

    • 41 min
    34. Exploring Guitar Picks and Their Tone with Bailey Erickson (New World Guitar Picks)

    34. Exploring Guitar Picks and Their Tone with Bailey Erickson (New World Guitar Picks)

    Bailey Erickson runs a small business called New World Guitar Picks, offering boutique picks for all kinds of musicians.  He plays guitar himself, and understands the differences between materials, thickness and the tone offered from all these different kinds of picks.  Learn in this episode how he creates the different picks, and how they all offer different tones and sounds for musicians. 



    Check it out. https://www.etsy.com/shop/NewWorldGuitarPicks?ref=simple-shop-header-name&listing_id=962809652



    https://www.instagram.com/newworldguitarpicks/

    • 25 min
    33. Getting Over Your Fears of the First Release - With Connor Frost

    33. Getting Over Your Fears of the First Release - With Connor Frost

    Connor Frost is a Musician and Educator, hailing from just outside New York City. He has toured extensively both as a solo act and with his band, Dizzy Bats, throughout the US, as well as internationally, and has self-released seven albums over the last decade. In 2017 he officially started his education company, FrostForward Learning, which reached an all-time total enrollment of sixty-five students by fall 2019. At the end of 2019, Connor launched his online mentoring business, where he helps hidden musicians tap into their most creative and musical selves, by guiding them on their respective journeys to writing and releasing their debut albums.

    https://www.connorfrost.com/

    Mentoring https://www.connorfrost.com/mentoring

    • 36 min
    32. Success With Fiverr - Music Production/Mixing/Mastering with Andrew Young

    32. Success With Fiverr - Music Production/Mixing/Mastering with Andrew Young

    Learn how Andrew Young started his music career through Fiverr. He mixes, masters, produces, and records vocals with other bands and musicians as well as his own music via the name Acid Rescues Music.  He is from LA, and has really learned a lot through the DIY method and his success shows! 

    Book him here on Fiverr https://www.fiverr.com/andrewymusic/deliciously-mix-and-master-you-song-within-24hrs?utm_campaign=base_gig_show_share&utm_content=&utm_medium=shared&utm_source=mobile&utm_term=

    • 45 min
    31. Using Car Rides to Your Advantage

    31. Using Car Rides to Your Advantage

    Ever listen to your productions in the car? Well this episode, I'm actually in my car, talking about why the car is a great place to reference your mixes and focus on your music.  Check out why! 

    • 7 min
    30. Starting a Blog for Creators - Endless River Studios Interview Feat. Mike Pearson

    30. Starting a Blog for Creators - Endless River Studios Interview Feat. Mike Pearson

    Learn the how and why Mike Pearson started his blog "Endless River Studios".  A great resource for musicians or other artists and creatives to learn from!



    Check it out https://www.endlessriverstudios.com/

    • 51 min

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