How to Navigate a Drop in Engagement (Should You Start All Over Again?)

Jayson Evans and I connected on Instagram about a month or so ago after he found me through a hashtag. A HASHTAG! Since then we’ve released we’ve had a lot in common. Not only is he in a similar space to me as a podcaster and consultant for music artists, but we also share a…

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13 | How to Make Industry Connections + Ask to Pick Someone’s Brain

“Can I pick your brain?”  It’s a question that is scary to many peeps in the industry, especially if you are a consultant and normally charge people for access to your brain. But there is a right way to do it and this is what rock/metal publicist and I are going to talk about in…

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Spotify Playlist Cheat Sheet for Bands

Spotify is one of the most powerful tools in today’s modern music industry. Being added to a playlist can skyrocket your success by exposing you to potential fans in your demographic on a grand scale. Plus, the more streams, the more revenue, right!? I’ve seen bands get asked to play festivals locally and overseas, score…

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12 | Building a Recording Studio & Social Media with Marshall Street Studios

This week I’m chatting with Bennett Ferguson who runs Marshall Street Recording & Rehearsal Studios here in Melbourne, Australia. We talk about how he documented the studio build on Instagram and one of the engineers, Stu Watts also pops into the podcast to give bands advice on how to create their own home recording setup…

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5 Reasons to Ask People to Pre-Save Your Song on Spotify

No doubt Spotify is an important platform for artists. You may have seen bands asking their fans to pre-save their new release on Spotify. If you’ve never done this before, there are many ways to run a pre-save campaign. Distrokid sets this up automatically for you, whilst Show.co is free when you have a CD baby account…

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11 | Resilience and Being Your Own Record Label with Lindsay Schoolcraft

I’m so excited to bring to you one of my favourite interviews EVER so far with Lindsay Schoolcraft! Lindsay is not only the keyboardist and backing vocalist in Cradle of Filth, but has just released her debut solo record, Martyr, which is out now on all platforms! We talk about resilience, being your own record…

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