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DIY Musician Podcast

Mar 9, 2023

Are you holding your own music back? 

Whenever we hear an artist rationalize why they haven't achieved a certain level of success, it often seems like they're getting in their own way due to some outdated beliefs or faulty priorities.

And this has nothing to do with the quality of the music. Sometimes people with...

Feb 27, 2023

There's too much music out there now for an average listener to care about YOUR SONGS just because they're available on streaming platforms. 

That's why you need to create anticipation BEFORE your new music launches. In this episode we'll discuss how to do exactly that, drawing lessons from artists such as Walk Off the...

Feb 20, 2023

Would you rather earn a living from your music or gain massive reach on social and streaming? 

Of course those two things don't HAVE to be at odds, but when you're towards the beginning of your music career, it helps to focus on one top priority. 

There isn't a correct goal; it'll differ depending on your interests and...

Feb 7, 2023

Everyone is talking about A.I. — or "artificial intelligence" — and the impact it will have on musicians and artists.

Will advanced machine-learning and information synthesis help usher in a new era of creativity, or could artificial intelligence destroy the music industry (on its way to destroying humanity?)

Jan 27, 2023

For independent artists, the most reliable way to earn a living from music isn't streaming, social monetization, or even lucrative opportunities in sync licensing. It's merch sales! 

In this episode, Dave Cool of Bandzoogle talks about creating merch items your fans will love, how to make effective offers, and using the...