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Learn the secrets of the music industry and how to build a lasting career!

The Career Musician The Career Musician

    • Music
    • 4.9 • 54 Ratings

Learn the secrets of the music industry and how to build a lasting career!

    Get Your Music Heard on Dash Radio!

    Get Your Music Heard on Dash Radio!

    Every Tuesday, Nomad feature a new indie artist on "Radio Ready", his new show only on Dash Radio.

    This episode explains EXACTLY how to submit your music for a chance to be featured on Radio Ready –The Career Musician's new show only on Dash Radio, powered by Smash Haus!
    Nomad and Tito Daniel explain the process in detail, which btw is very easy...3 steps and you're in!

    Go to The Career Musician Instagram link in bio

    Click "Submit Music"

    Create your free Smash Haus account and upload 2 of your song links

    
    Plus, they breakdown various the pain-points that musicians face today with getting their music heard to climb the charts and ladder to success.
    Use this exclusive link developed specifically for any and ALL Career Musician submissions for Radio Ready. The coolest part is that once you submit your two music links to be considered, you'll automatically be creating your free Smash Haus dashboard account. This is the ideal platform for any artist, composer, producer, etc looking for opportunities in the world of sync licensing for film, tv, gaming, and all other multimedia platforms!
    Submit your music now, to get your music heard! SUBMIT HERE
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    • 36 min
    Sherilyn | Stop Faking It And Release Music Like A Pro

    Sherilyn | Stop Faking It And Release Music Like A Pro

    Sherilyn is a Singer-Songwriter, Producer, Podcast Host, and Music Career Coach. After working in the CCM/Worship scene, she set out as an independently published pop alternative artist and launched her own record label & publishing company, Starboard Stride.
    After touring as a solo artist through the U.S., Australia, Italy, Switzerland, and Brazil, Sherilyn settled on the Central Coast of California and built a home studio where she writes and record her own music, as well as help develop other artists, vocalists, and songwriters.
    In 2022, Sherilyn took all of her artist development experience and launched an international, online Release Music Like a Pro Bootcamp for aspiring singer-songwriters. It provides step-by-step personalized coaching to give songwriters the tools and guidance that they need to record, publish, and promote their music professionally by the end of the 12-week program.
    https://sherilynmusic.com/bootcamp
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    • 32 min
    Jody Friedman | Insider Secrets to Placing Your Music in TV and Film Revealed!

    Jody Friedman | Insider Secrets to Placing Your Music in TV and Film Revealed!

    Jody Friedman is an award-winning songwriter/producer, music supervisor, music publisher, and music licensing coach.
    He is the co-founder of Elite Music Coaching, an online platform available for independent musicians interested in learning how to have a thriving career in music by consistently licensing their songs to films, tv shows and ads.
    His career began working for CNN in Atlanta, NYC & California. While working as an Audio Operator, he composed a theme song in 2004 for the show “Nancy Grace” which was his foray into the world of Music Publishing. 
    Since then, his company, HD Music Now, has grown become a well respected licensing & supervision company, licensing their catalog since 2006 with over 10,000 placements, having collaborated with and become a go-to resource for major film studios, advertising agencies, trailer houses and television networks.
    His companies, HD Music Now, Collaborate Music & Ocho Music Group have worked in a variety of capacities with the major film studios, advertising agencies, trailer houses and television networks. His music supervision & clearance projects include projects such as defining the sonic branding for ASICS Shoes, “Won’t You Be My Neighbor (Focus Features)”, “Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner” (Netflix), “Ugly Delicious“ (Netflix), “Outer Banks” (Netflix), “Velma” (HBO Max)", “Barry” (HBO), “Fleischman is in Trouble” (Hulu), “Generation” (HBO Max)", “Strangers, Season One” (Facebook Watch), “Trinkets” (Netflix)”, “Ingress: The Animation” (Netflix + Fuji TV), “They’ll Love Me When I’m Dead” (Tremolo Productions + Netflix) & more. He is an active member of the Guild of Music Supervisors. 
    Jody writes & produces for trailers & 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.
    https://www.jodyfriedman.com/
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    • 37 min
    Eric Baines | Come From A Small Town? No Problem! You Can Still Win In The Music Biz!

    Eric Baines | Come From A Small Town? No Problem! You Can Still Win In The Music Biz!

    Eric Baines is a singer, songwriter, and the current bassist for the legendary band Chicago! Eric's music has also been featured on MTV, VH1, NBC, ABCFamily and HBO. He has toured and recorded with country icon, Dwight Yoakam, but he’s taken some crazy turns to get there. After attending Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA, he moved back to his home town of Denver where he eked out a living playing blues in bars and nightclubs. He eventually was hired to play with contemporary jazz saxophonist, Nelson Rangell. Three years later he decided to make the move to Los Angeles, CA where he almost immediately started playing with artists like Lee Ritenour, Gregg Karukas, and Keiko Matsui who he spent 12 years on the road with as her Musical Director. These days, in between gigs, Eric hosts the podcast "Dive Bar Rock Star," wherein he interviews some of the heaviest cats in the biz!

    https://divebarrockstar.com/
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    • 1 hr 5 min
    Belle Johnson | Are You Doing Everything You Can To Stay Employed As A Musician?

    Belle Johnson | Are You Doing Everything You Can To Stay Employed As A Musician?

    Belle is a Grammy-nominated singer, songwriter, and artist with credits such as Kanye West, Jennifer Lopez, Miley Cyrus, Christina Aguilera, George Duke, Eric Benet, and Idina Menzel. In her off-time, Belle is always hustling to maintain her position in the biz as a Career Musician. Are you doing everything you can to stay employed? Listen as Belle reveals her secrets to longevity in the music industry.

    https://www.iamtheonlybelle.com/
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    • 48 min
    The NAMM Show Pt. 1 | Feat. Chris Lord-Alge and Asadi

    The NAMM Show Pt. 1 | Feat. Chris Lord-Alge and Asadi

    If you're not familiar with NAMM, its the biggest convention for music gear manufacturers held in Los Angeles at the top of the year, and also in Nashville in the summer. This event is where musicians and music retailers go to make connections, whole sale distribution deals, and endorsement deals. Also, it's a great reunion for people in the business who may not have seen each other in a long while. So if you are lucky enough to get access to this event, go!
    The Career Musician caught some pretty fun and insightful interviews from the attendees in passing. This episode features the one and only Chris Lord-Alge, famed mix engineer, and ASADI, young influencer on the rise, and killer Career Musician.

    https://www.namm.org/
    https://www.chrislordalge.com/
    https://www.asadiworldwide.com/
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    • 18 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
54 Ratings

54 Ratings

Three Truths and a Chord ,

Fantastic podcast!

Nomad is a gem- very generous with his accumulated wisdom. He’s the real deal, and this podcast is essential listening for anyone sailing the shark-infested waters of the music business. Check it out!

tallbassist ,

Amazing podcast!

Loved being a guest on the podcast and have listened to many other episodes and learned so much! Very informative! Excellent resource for information and very entertaining

Scmaria ,

The Professional’s Professional

If you are just starting out or a seasoned musician in the business, this is your one stop to make on your journey to becoming a serious professional musician.

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