49 | Mastering the Music Industry + Life with Tony ‘Jack the Bear’ Mantz

Today I chat with Tony ‘Jack the Bear’ Mantz who is not only an esteemed mastering engineer based in Melbourne, Australia but also a master of life. He has been a mentor to musicians and up and coming producers for a number of years through his workshops, podcast, ‘Mastering Music Mastering Life,’ and social media…

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48 | Happy 1 Year to the Podcast! Counting Down the 10 Most Downloaded Episodes

Happy 1 year to the Being in a Band Podcast! Today we’re counting down the 10 most listened to episodes the last 12 months!  Join me as I reflect on key takeaways and memories surrounding these recordings and guests and as I also take the opportunities to thank YOU for your listenership and support this…

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47 | The Six Stages of Releasing New Music

In today’s episode, I go through something that I teach in my online courses and membership which is the six steps to releasing new music! Many smaller bands are missing one or more of these steps and whilst step number six is optional in my opinion, it will give you added traction on your release!…

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46 | How to Get Media Features and What to Include in a Press Release

Have you ever reached out to the media to get featured and never hear back? As someone who has worked in media for 7 years, usually this is because;a) You’re not reaching out at the right time, b) There is no real goal in mind as to why you’re reaching out or, c) You’ve left…

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45 | How to Know if a Release Has Been Successful

How do you define success? How do you know if a release (single/EP/album) has been ‘successful?’ This can be a really hard thing to assess as a small independent band which is exactly why I recorded this episode! Today we are talking about the four ways you can tell if your release has been a…

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44 | Wellness, Mental Health + Avoiding Burnout with Music Career Coach Katie Zaccardi

Today I spoke with Katie Zaccardi who is a wellness & career coach for musicians. She’s also a musician herself, the host of The Out to Be Podcast which is focused around mental health & self-care in the music industry AND, qualified yoga instructor! Katie started her coaching business after her own struggles with anxiety disorder, which you…

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