14 episodes

Our goal is to help you get ahead in today’s music industry. We’ll be covering topics from how to get gigs for your band to how you can build a career as a musician.

The Modern Musician Musicisum

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Our goal is to help you get ahead in today’s music industry. We’ll be covering topics from how to get gigs for your band to how you can build a career as a musician.

    Jack Gardiner

    Jack Gardiner

    At the end of filming our Neo Soul course with Jack Gardiner, we sat down to chat about Jack's beginnings, session work, and Internet trolls. This was filmed pre-lockdown. Check out Jack's Neo Soul course at https://www.musicisum.net/neo-soul-guitar

    • 50 min
    Joss Allen - Nothing Else Matters... Except Hip Hop

    Joss Allen - Nothing Else Matters... Except Hip Hop

    We sat down with Joss Allen at the end of recording our brand new Metal Rhythm Guitar workshop to discuss guitar, heroes, YouTube, signature gear, the music industry, and more! 

    • 33 min
    Phil Dyer - Rising through the Liverpool function band scene

    Phil Dyer - Rising through the Liverpool function band scene

    The Modern Musician podcast is back! Kicking things off with a great chat with our buddy Phil Dyer, with whom we just filmed a fantastic guitar course on chords & modal theory (https://www.musicisum.net/advanced-melodic-concepts).
    In this chat we cover Phil's experiences as a guitarist growing up in Liverpool, the session & function band scene, and what it was like playing gigs sometimes 7 nights per week. Phil also talks about his feelings walking into work the day after playing an arena show, and why he loves the UK hip-hop scene.

    • 1 hr 22 min
    How to make money off your music copyright (feat. Antony Bruno / Royalty Exchange)

    How to make money off your music copyright (feat. Antony Bruno / Royalty Exchange)

    In this episode we are joined by Antony Bruno, Director of Communications at Royalty Exchange - a platform dedicated to helping you generate revenue from your music's copyright. Royalty Exchange are one of several companies on the forefront of the evolution of the music industry, and they are opening up the transparency behind copyright and intellectual property. Do you know what music copyright is? Do you know what royalties are? Are you missing out on money that is owed to you for your music? Check out this episode for the answers to these questions and more!

    • 36 min
    How do you build confidence?

    How do you build confidence?

    Confidence is something that can affect us all the way through our lives as musicians - from the first time we want to start learning an instrument and maybe approaching a teacher, all the way through to stepping on stage for the thousandth time. Building confidence is something that a lot of us struggle with, and it's something that even the most seasoned musicians continue to struggle with. However, there are always steps you can take and things you can focus on.

    • 18 min
    Should your band play covers?

    Should your band play covers?

    As a musician you're more than likely going to end up learning somebody else's songs - but should you take them to the stage? And beyond that, when and why should you take them to the stage? This episode is a response to @alex_themallett's question on Instagram. If you have a topic you'd like us cover, comment on one of our photos!

    • 14 min

Customer Reviews

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kerbeg ,

Great

Always interesting and informative. Very well done as well. Thanks guys!

Official Greg ,

Very Insightful

There’s a lot of extremely useful information in this podcast for musicians looking to grow. Can’t wait for future episodes.
-Greg from Texas

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