Learn how to write, record and release your own songs from interviews with pros in the music industry. Take your music to the next level with advice from experienced songwriters, producers and others who have gone before. Hosted by Lydia Walker.
Grand Finale Celebrating 100 Episodes with Lydia Walker & DarleneRaye
In the final episode of the Rustic Songbird Podcast, host Lydia Walker and podcast manager DarleneRaye wrap up the 100th episode of the podcast and talk about highlights of creating the show. This collection of podcasts will be archived on www.rusticsongbird.com as a resource for independent musicians to learn more about the music industry.
How To Find Opportunities In The Music Industry with Lydia Walker
In this solo episode of the Rustic Songbird Podcast, host Lydia Walker shares resources for independent musicians to find ways to do what they love and make music their career. Learn how to discover opportunities in the music industry and go pro.
How To Copyright Your Music Online with Shawn Thompson
In this episode of the Rustic Songbird Podcast, host Lydia Walker interviews Nashville entertainment attorney Shawn Thompson, about registering copyrights for your songs. Learn how to copyright a song online and make sure your original music is protected. Shawn Thompson is an entertainment attorney specializing in copyright, trademark, and contract review. She has represented a broad spectrum of music clients from Lynyrd Skynyrd to St. Vincent to Bassnectar, as well as Grammy winning music producers. She lives in Nashville with her husband and son.
How To Be More Resourceful with Bill Zufelt
Want to learn how to build real connections with people in your career? In this episode of the Rustic Songbird Podcast, host Lydia Walker interviews Bill Zufelt, about how to be more resourceful as a musician and the best way to use the connections you have to create a thriving network for life.
Growing Your Music YouTube Channel with Rob Balasabas
In this episode of the Rustic Songbird Podcast, host Lydia Walker interviews Tubebuddy’s Rob Balasabas, about how to grow your music YouTube channel. You’ll learn how to set up a solid cover song strategy to rank in YouTube search and get more views on your videos.
Making Songwriting A Habit with Lydia Walker
In this solo episode of the Rustic Songbird Podcast, host Lydia Walker teaches ways you can make songwriting a habit. While you may agree that being consistent as a writer and getting the practice in will help you get better over time, it’s easier said than done. So Lydia breaks down some small shifts that you can make to add songwriting into your routine.
An incredible behind the scenes journey to success
Love this podcast so much! The host, Lydia, is incredibly kind and insightful and you can tell how much she cares about her listeners through the episodes. I also love that this isn’t just about songwriting—it goes deep into all the aspects of being a successful musician, and explores them all. A must listen for sure!
I found Lydia through YouTube and when I first listened to the podcast I was like this is amazing and right up my alley. I am an singer/songwriter and I can really appreciate all the content on this podcast. It's inspiring and educational. Keep up the great work Lydia 👍🏾💗🎶
A great resource for learning about songwriting
I wish there was something like this available when I started writing years ago! This is so needed, and the interviews are super helpful and informative. I love all the different perspectives and practical tips about the craft of songwriting.