Songwriter and guitar coach Mike Meiers discusses the ins and outs of the songwriting process with a variety of experienced musical guests.
Ep. 41: Understanding Sync Licensing With Jody Friedman
Ever wonder what it takes to get your songs into film and TV?
This week, Mike talks with longtime music supervisor Jody Friedman about common mistakes and myths around licensing.
Jody writes and produces for trailers and ads through his company, Collaborate Music. He’s written and/or produced music for trailer campaigns such as “Picard” (CBS) and “Fantasy Island” (SONY), “Big Sky” (ABC), ”The Handmaid's Tale” (Hulu), Eli Roth’s feature film, “Haunt”, in the tv shows such as Ray Donovan (Showtime), Victorious (Nickelodeon), Outcast (Cinemax) & many more.
He shares with Mike his years of experience navigating this world along with some helpful tips that every songwriter must know when starting licensing.
Ep. 40: Stephen Egerton
Legendary Descendents/All guitarist Stephen Egerton opens up about his early influences, the progression of his signature style, and the way his mind processes music.
Ep. 39: The Golden Corral Practicer
Much like mixing your plate with too many different types of food at a buffet can leave you feeling sick and useless, so can mixing your practice routine. Focus and developing good routines can elevate your guitar skills, and they can leave you much less likely to reach for the antacid (or give up altogether).
Ep. 38: Suzanne Paulinski
Suzanne Paulinski is the founder of The Rockstar Advocate - a company designed to help artists in developing a mindset of self-care and sustainability. In this episode, she shares with Mike the extremely valuable mindset tools that can help you have similar breakthroughs in your productivity, your career, and your overall well-being.
Ep. 37: Lisa McEwen
Ontario based songwriter Lisa McEwen has collaborated with and written songs for some of country music’s biggest names. On this episode, she discusses the importance of mindfulness when it comes to all aspects of a career in music.
Ep. 36: Fake Your Mother-In-Law's Death And Book A Metal Band
Being able to laugh off frustration and disappointment is beyond important in the music industry. In this episode, Mike shares one of his own aggravating touring experiences that seemed awful at the time, but in retrospect has become nothing more than a funny story.
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Songwriting for guitar podcast
Mike Meiers is a great teacher and he Really cares about helping us musicians and songwriters. He has great guest on his podcast one of my favorite is Ep. 32. It gives me hope and inspiration. However once you start with one podcast you’ll want to hear all of them all. I’m learning to just go for it and turn fear into doing and taking the plunge.
Songwriting for guitar simplifies everything
I always learn a little more when I listen to Mike’s process in music creation. His personality is perfect for the challenge of helping the clueless and anyone just wanting to up their skills in songwriting.