January 17, 2022
Eric Alper is a freelance Music Publicist, SiriusXM host, shameless idealist, lifelong musicaholic and a question machine on Twitter.
Eric has worked with just about every single band, from all genres, that you can possibly think of.
In this episode, we speak of Eric’s origin story, his business ethos, why he helps new unknown artists, what to do and not to do on Social Media, and the power of gratitude.
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December 5, 2021
Paula Danylevich is the founder of Hype Music, an independent publicity, specialty radio promotion, and artist consulting company based in Toronto, Canada.
Paula works with the likes of Sum 41, Matthew Good and past clients include Anthrax, Blondie, Hall & Oats, Mötley Crüe, Nickelback, Motorhead, Primus, ZZ Top.
In this episode, we discuss the dos and don'ts of releasing music, getting on playlists, creating your brand, and what you need to do before hiring a publicists.
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November 21, 2021
Jamie Roberts is the founder of For the Win Media, with over 25 years experience in publicity, marketing, artist relations, event planning, talent booking and coordinating philanthropic efforts for her clients.
She is a Ninja for clients.
In this episode, we explore role of a publicist, when you should hire one, and what can you do to promote yourself in the meantime.
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December 17, 2020
ELMNT is a producer (Gorillaz), artist, Juno judge, barber and founder of Free 99 Records.
One act of courage led ELMNT to burn the boats and buy a one-way ticket to London, vowing not to return until some magic happened.
He soon found himself working with music’s top talents, not only learning the ropes of producing a record, but discovering that dreaming big is just as easy as dreaming small.
In this episode, we speak about the process behind producing a record, what the Junos are looking for when choosing a winner and how to run a record label with an abundance mindset and make the artist shine.
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October 18, 2020
Leah Siegel has toured the world with her band Leisure Cruise, but the need to fix communication in her relationship triggered the creation of a simple, yet powerful framework to help people hear each other, without hurting each other.
Join us for this discussion about healing wounds, unlocking the power of your own body and discover the Spar-Card framework to help you have the hard conversations.
Leah is a Certified EFT Practitioner, Speaker, Healer and counsellor, and a Rock Star!
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July 12, 2020
Meagan Metcalf is a lighting designer for some of the biggest acts today.
She is the trusted advisor for: Sofi Tukker, Metric, St Vincent, Sheryl Crow, Death Cab For Cutie, MGMT, Janelle Monae and Kings of Leon...just to name a few.
In this episode we discuss the importance of lighting, what do to when things go awry, how to use lighting to create the perfect atmosphere and if you don't have $100k to spend on lights...what can you with a $1k budget?
Join us on this illuminating journey.
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June 29, 2020
Winston Yeung is a Story Architect. He will help you tell the best story you've never told.
He is the Founder of VoiceStory, a stage that helps people discover the power of their voice, and their story.
Winston has this amazing talent to dig under the surface and pull out gold from the story you tell yourself and others. He digs where you least expect it, and uncovers deep truths.
In this episode, we discuss the importance of your story, how to uncover your true story, finding the why behind the why, the power of active listening, and how even a boy band can change your life.
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May 31, 2020
Kevin Jenne was my co-host or our previous Podcast Outside the Artist's Studio (2006-2009).
He is an amazing artist (Paintings) that have branched out to live events and digital collaborations.
In this episode, we discuss the secret to making connections, the lessons learned since the last Podcast and how to adapt your craft to modern times.
Although this was recorded pre-Covid-19, the information seems so on point with the current situation.
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May 24, 2020
E. Keller Fitzsimmons is a Serial Tech Entrepreneur, Best-Selling Author, Artist and Mother of two. Her two first VR projects (Custom Reality Services) premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. She holds a Master's degree from Harvard University and coaches musicians as they grabble with the emotional realities of the modern music industry.
In this episode, we discuss limiting beliefs that might hold an artist back, frameworks to understand your true identity to face it head on, and ways to step outside of your ego to allow true creative freedom.
This was a fascinating conversation.
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May 17, 2020
Melanie Sodka is an award winning speaker, Podcaster, Author and TEDx Speaker. She is the founder of Capacity Creator which helps individual fight the overwhelm of being over committed.
In this episode, we talk about the traps to being over committed, discuss the best way to say no, and share ideas on how to help musicians.
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