The RockStar Today Podcast
Episode 10: Interview with Meagan Metcalf:  Creating Atmosphere with Lighting Advice for Stadiums to Bars.

Episode 10: Interview with Meagan Metcalf: Creating Atmosphere with Lighting Advice for Stadiums to Bars.

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.

Connect With Meagan

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Episode 9:  Interview with Winston Yeung:  The Power of Your Voice and Your Story

Episode 9: Interview with Winston Yeung: The Power of Your Voice and Your Story

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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Episode 8:  Interview with Kevin Jenne:  The Secret to Making Connections & Adapting Your Work

Episode 8: Interview with Kevin Jenne: The Secret to Making Connections & Adapting Your Work

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.

Connect With Kevin Jenne

https://kevinjenne.com

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FaceBook

LinkedIn

Episode 7:  Interview with E. Keller Fitzsimmons:  Breaking through limiting beliefs and stepping away from your ego.

Episode 7: Interview with E. Keller Fitzsimmons: Breaking through limiting beliefs and stepping away from your ego.

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.

Connect with E. Keller Fitzsimmons:

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Facebook 

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Episode 6:  Interview with Melanie Sodka:  How to manage your time to create Capacity

Episode 6: Interview with Melanie Sodka: How to manage your time to create Capacity

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.

Connect with Melanie Sodka:

Watch the TEDx TALK HERE!
Visit her HERE!
Check out her Podcast HERE!

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Episode 5: Interview with Saher Ghattas:  Effective Marketing for bands.

Episode 5: Interview with Saher Ghattas: Effective Marketing for bands.

May 3, 2020

This week, we speak with Saher Ghattas, Chief Revenue Officer for Flawless Inbound.  Who doesn't want more revenue?  We discuss the three pillars of marketing:  ACD

Awareness, Consideration and Decision.

Many bands are good at awareness, but need to think about the last two.

Join us for some marketing tips.

Find him on: 

LinkedIn

Twitter

 

Episode 4: Interview with Jim Sheils:  Redefining quality time with Family Board Meetings

Episode 4: Interview with Jim Sheils: Redefining quality time with Family Board Meetings

April 26, 2020

How do you balance touring and family life?  

Jim Sheils is the founder of 18 Summers and has been helping entrepreneurs create deeper connections with their kids and significant other.

In this episode, we go over the very simple, but game changing framework to creating your own quarterly Family Board Meeting.

His book:  "The Family Board Meeting:  You Have 18 Summers to Create Lasting Connection with Your Children" is one I have given out frequently.

Even if you don't have kids...this will help you create better relationships, especially if you aren't always around. 

Episode 3: Interview with Gabriella Laberge. Lessons from being on The Voice (France) and beyond.

Episode 3: Interview with Gabriella Laberge. Lessons from being on The Voice (France) and beyond.

April 19, 2020

Gabriella Laberge is a singer/songwriter who won the hearts of fans and judges starting with her blind audition on The Voice (France).  Her YouTube video of Coldplay's "The Scientist" has over 57 Million views to date.  

In this episode, we talk about the effects of appearing on a TV show like The Voice can have on your career.  We discuss the importance of practice, connections and getting a lawyer.

Connect with Gabriella:

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YouTube

Twitter

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Episode 2: Interview with Shari Alexander. Helping bands Observe Connect and Influence

Episode 2: Interview with Shari Alexander. Helping bands Observe Connect and Influence

April 13, 2020

Episode 2:

Sharí Alexander is a communication specialist and founder of Observe Connect Influence, a Los Angeles based training and consulting firm helping leaders increase their influence through educational programs and private coaching.

She sought out the worlds best influencers which include CIA field operatives, hostage negotiators, con artists, pick-up artists, and military intelligence officers to learn how they exert influence.

During our discussion, we apply these skills to situations where a musician or band can use influence to further their career.

Free download: mindreaderblueprint.com
Sharí's blogs is at Shari-Alexander.com

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Episode 1: Rock Star Today Podcast:  1,000 True Fans Theory

Episode 1: Rock Star Today Podcast: 1,000 True Fans Theory

April 12, 2020

In our introductory episode, the basis for the series, founded on Kevin Kelly's 1,000 True Fans Theory is explained.  

Start the journey which will include interviews with Ted Talk Speakers, Best Selling Authors and Entrepreneurs outside of the music industry.

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