28 | Looking After Your Mental Health in the Music Industry

Mental health is a very important topic within the music industry right now. I’m glad more and more people are talking about it. Attitudes are certainly different nowadays than they were a few years ago. The latest podcast episode is a personal one for me. I also share some tips I recommend for musicians to…

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23 | The Power of a Stage Name + Manifesting Your Dreams with Lindsay Schoolcraft

What happens when all your dreams come true?  Lindsay and I talk about manifestation and the fact that every single item on her vision board has happened. We also talk about the power of the stage name and get an update on her solo album release which she did on her own label. This episode…

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Music Marketing First Aid – Chat with the Self Starter Podcast

< I recently had a chat with Andy Dowling who is the host of the Self Starter Podcast. Andy and I have chatted on a few occasions, in fact, the interview I did on his other podcast, Andy Social Podcast (which you can check out here), was one of my first after starting the business!…

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The Broke Musician Complex

This tension around money is likely compounded by a lack of transparency about what other (rising) bands are investing in. The effect is that often bands skimp out on things that are actually essential. Unfortunately skimping out on things like pro photos or aspects of actually promoting the music they’ve spent all this money to record, ends up costing them money (not to mention, time, energy and sanity) in the long term.

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Mastering Music & Life with Tony Mantz

Recently I had the privilege of chatting to Tony ‘Jack the Bear’ Mantz, a legendary Melbourne-based mastering engineer and spokesperson for mental health within the music industry. This is one of the most real and raw interviews I’ve probably ever done to date.  Personal development is one of my biggest passions and we touch on…

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