A Modern Music Industry
Summary: An insightful look into the Music Industry with your host, Josiah Garrett! He sits down and interview creatives industry professionals to get their take on Music Marketing, Touring, Publicity, Album Release Strategy, Working in the Industry, Culture, Songwriting, Teaching, Promoting, and so so much more. You can learn about Josiah by visiting his website: www.JosiahGarrett.com
Last week I sat down with Joey Tuholski, aka Pure Colors. We talk about Sample-based music culture, Inspirations, Collaboration, and his album release strategy for his latest record - Chromafunk. This 80-minute podcast episode is a deep dive into the mind of an accomplished producer, Ableton teacher, and live performer! Enjoy
Interview with Sara McDonald! She is leader of a 22 piece contemporary Big Band, called the NYC Chillharmonic. She also works as a Booking Agent and Artist Manager for classical musicians in NYC. We sat down to talk about Songwriting for Big Band, New York City’s Music Scene, Touring Internationally, and techniques for Band Leadership.
In this season's 2nd episode, I sat down to Interview Rhys Gilchrist, a Scottish Jazz Guitarist and Instagram musical mogul. We talk about Jazz Guitar, Rhys journey to become an Instagram influencer, Content Creation, & Podcasting. Rhys has been teaching online lessons for 5 years, and is in the works on a debut jazz album with his quartet. His impressive online presence is the result of many years of hard work, documenting his musical journey and fostering a community. His online musical influence has landed endorsements from D'Angelico and D'Addario, as well as a large catalog of students through which he can make a living doing what he loves - teaching music. Rhys also operates his own podcast, called "Sitting In", where he interviews other musicians about their musical journey. You can learn more about him at www.RhysGilchrist.com
I sat down with Juliana Todeschi to talk about PR strategies in 2020: Content Marketing, Aesthetic, Building Relationships, and Music Marketing outside of the Music Industry. Juliana owns a PR agency in Boulder, CO and represents artists like Pigeons Playing Ping Pong, Turkuaz, and many more. She gave an insightful commentary on the value of a Press Release, How to build and maintain relationships, and painted a picture of the landscape of PR moving into the next decade. I learned a lot from this interview, I hope you do too!
Pace performs 100+ Shows a year with Universal Sigh, as well as hosting his own Music and Arts Festival called Sigh In July. Here are 13 Tips to help you Book your own tours!
Chapter 22 from "2019 Music Industry Success" Written and Narrated by Josiah Garrett
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Chapter 15 from "2019 Music Industry Success" Written and Narrated by Josiah Garrett
Pace Maynard performs 100+ Shows a year with his band, Universal Sigh, and throws a a Music and Arts Festival called Sigh in July! Here are 11 Tips for Getting good Sleep on the Road!
Pace Maynard plays 100+ Shows a year with Universal Sigh and throws his own Music and Arts Festival called Sigh in July! Tips: Wrap your toothbrush in a Paper Towel Gold Bond is essential for Summer Tour Designate a Tour Manager Air Mattreses will pop and deflate over time Get a cot instead Invest in a Shopvac for cleaning the van (# of musicians x 5 Minutes) + (# of Bathroom breaks x 5 minutes) + (# of Major Cities driven through x 10 minutes) + (# of Meals eaten on the road x 5 minutes) = Additional time on the road Always have a spare tire Change your transmission fluid every 50,000 miles (every when they tell you 100) Keep all your receipts Cocaine is a hell of a drug Beer does not count as a meal (neither does coffee) If they don’t give you a limit on your food buyout, order the whole menu Bring a Cooler Sleep in clean underwear Try not to shit yourself on stage (Don’t shit in your overalls) Advance Everything! Unlimited Data for entertainment and work in the van Electrical Tape solves a lot of problems Group Stretch for morale Tums + Goodie Powder + Febreeze + Vitamin C Be prepared to sleep on the floor - at least 5 hours Warm up before EVERY show Cases for your gear Be honest with your band mates Don’t forget to get the money Multiple dummy checks Try your best not to park illegally and get towed Take out a Musicians insurance policy Multiple sets of Van Keys Get out of the van and stretch every time you stop Stay Hydrated Don’t suck, Have fun