53 episodes

Candid conversations with the working force of the music industry.
This Nashville based podcast explores what it really looks like to make a living in one of the fastest changing industries in the world.

Hosted by singer/songwriter and Nashville For Hire founder: Andrew Galucki

Middle Class Musician Nashville For Hire

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    • 4.4 • 66 Ratings

Candid conversations with the working force of the music industry.
This Nashville based podcast explores what it really looks like to make a living in one of the fastest changing industries in the world.

Hosted by singer/songwriter and Nashville For Hire founder: Andrew Galucki

    How to Create an Album During a Pandemic | with Vian Izak

    How to Create an Album During a Pandemic | with Vian Izak

    How do you stay creative during super stressful times? 
    Vian Izak did just that and created an album in one of the most stressful years... well, ever. 
    Our conversation covers:
    collaboration vs working alone the art of creating a purpose for an album the importance of holding your vision loosely to allow the project to find its own voice how to take advantage of remote collaboration to take your music to new levels  how to stay creative during stressful times  and a LOT more (seriously, it's a great conversation)  
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    Find Vian online: 
    vianizak.com 
    vohnicmusic.com 
    Itheairecords.com

    • 1 hr 41 min
    How to Cowrite Songs When You're Not in the Same Room | with Bryce Cain

    How to Cowrite Songs When You're Not in the Same Room | with Bryce Cain

    Covid got you thinking about new ways to cowrite songs?
    Today we dive deep into the process of cowriting a song when you're not in the same room as your cowriter. Here to share his experiences with us is longtime friend of the show, Bryce Cain.
    We cover: 
    We cover topics like the necessity of vision for a cowrite Must have tech tools going into a cowrite  The importance of creative constraints  The pros and cons of remote vs being in the same room  The inherent vulnerability of cowriting  Why setting the “vibe” for a cowrite matters What you should come to a cowrite with (creatively speaking)  And a lot more.  Start cowriting new songs today by booking Songwriting Sessions with your PRO Membership: www.nashvilleforhire.com/pro
     
    Find Bryce on the interwebs: 
    brycecain.com
    @kid.elliot 
     

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    This will help you create more music

    This will help you create more music

    Have you ever put a music project on hold because of the cost of hiring music services? 
    Then this announcement is for you. 
    Learn more: www.nashvilleforhire.com/pro

    • 12 min
    Serve the Song, Not Your Ego | w/ Kyle May

    Serve the Song, Not Your Ego | w/ Kyle May

    This week's guest: Kyle May. 
    Kyle is a drummer and producer who has worked with artists like Kelsea Ballerini, Billy Ray Cyrus, Lynyrd Skynyrd and appeared on shows like Good Morning America, CMT and the Today Show.
    We cover:
    how he's adapted to COVID as a musician who relied heavily on touring income how to get the most of hiring a drummer remotely the importance of serving the song and not your own ego how to stay excited about songs that you play night after night the importance of knowing your limits how Play Along Tracks can improve your playing and enhance your practice routine the future of "live only" drummers and much more.   
    Check out Kyle's Play Along Tracks: 
    http://kylewmay.com/play-along-tracks
     
    Where to find Kyle: 
    http://kylewmay.com/
    @kylewmay 
    youtube.com/user/kylemay13
     
    Learn how to leverage Music Licensing as an artist: http://nashvilleforhire.com/licensing
     

    • 1 hr 30 min
    Balancing Life and Music, Overcoming Freelance Anxieties and How to Make a Band Tour Profitable | with Josh Blaylock

    Balancing Life and Music, Overcoming Freelance Anxieties and How to Make a Band Tour Profitable | with Josh Blaylock

    This week's guest: Josh Blaylock 
    Josh is an extremely talented musician, composer, producer and member of the musically delicious group known as Dynamo. He has also performed with many other artists, including Sinclair in 2019 as they opened up for Kacey Musgraves on her Oh What a World Tour.
    We talk about how Nashville growth looks to someone who grew up here, how to book shows with workshops, how to deal with freelance anxiety around “when is the next gig”, finding balance as a musician, that time he got sleep paralysis in class while he was in music school due to overworking himself and a lot more.
     
    Find Josh on the interwebs: 
    @jbjoshblaylock
    @dynamomusic
    @_fm_music
     
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    • 1 hr 11 min
    This one is for the white people like me.

    This one is for the white people like me.

    This is not a normal episode. Because these are not normal times. 
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Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
66 Ratings

66 Ratings

Manic Panda ,

Really Entertaining!

Great podcast with some great guests! Definitely recommend to anyone looking to know more about he music business and making money in the industry!

Ry12091287 ,

It’s ok

This show has a lot of religious themes to it and seems to spend as much time talking about “god” as it does music

P&K524 ,

Inspiring!

Great stuff here. Easy to find interviews with huge celebrities, but I love hearing the stories of people behind the scenes. Keep it going!

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