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Welcome to the Neon Rainbow podcast, a weekly show dedicated to all the musical artists out there that have dared to chase their dreams. Each week we discuss the ins and outs of the music business from the ground up perspective. Most artists, are in the streets busking, playing the dark corners of a dive bar, all in a push to get on the big stage. We’ll be offering advice, personal antidotes, and interviews of other successful artists and songwriters all to help keep you motivated and on track with your musical career. This is the home for everyone who’s dedicated their lives to “chasing that neon rainbow…”.

Welcome to the Neon Rainbow podcast, a weekly show dedicated to all the musical artists out there that have dared to chase their dreams. Each week we discuss the ins and outs of the music business from the ground up perspective. Most artists, are in the streets busking, playing the dark corners of a dive bar, all in a push to get on the big stage. We’ll be offering advice, personal antidotes, and interviews of other successful artists and songwriters all to help keep you motivated and on track with your musical career. This is the home for everyone who’s dedicated their lives to “chasing that neon rainbow…”.
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Welcome to the Neon Rainbow podcast, a weekly show dedicated to all the musical artists out there that have dared to chase their dreams. Each week we discuss the ins and outs of the music business from the ground up perspective. Most artists, are in the streets busking, playing the dark corners of a dive bar, all in a push to get on the big stage. We’ll be offering advice, personal antidotes, and interviews of other successful artists and songwriters all to help keep you motivated and on track with your musical career. This is the home for everyone who’s dedicated their lives to “chasing that neon rainbow…”.

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@NeonPodcast

Language:

English


Episodes

Missed Opportunities for Artists

6/20/2019
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There's so many ways to engage with a crowd, and to market yourself. While we all try are best to cover as many bases as we can, what ones are we missing? This week we dive into some SUPER EASY ways that will help you grow your fanbase, and set you apart as an artist. www.NeonRainbowPodcast.com

Duration:00:39:18

10 Things to Gain Traction

6/5/2019
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This week we tackle another good ole’ top ten list. These are some things you can do to gain traction with your music. It’s so much more than social media (yes, I know) and shaking the right hands. In this short episode, we’re going to cover some things you can do to make that extra money, and see your fan base grow!

Duration:00:33:34

How to get noticed by A&R reps in 2019

5/30/2019
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Well, this week is a doozie. We’re gonna be talking about how to get the attention of A&R reps/record labels in a time where the record deals are few and far between. The record deal or development deal is the dream right?That’s not so much the case anymore. We dive into how the deals have changed, what they used to provide, and how you can do EVERYTHING the label could yourself. There’s a whole lot of information in this episode y’all, so strap in. www.NeonRainbow.com

Duration:00:51:33

Songwriting can open doors.

5/24/2019
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We’re back after a whole lot of technical difficulties y’all.. yikes. This week we’re diving head first into songwriting. Why is it important? Should I be writing? The answer to both of those is aboso-freaking-lutely!! www.neonrainbowpodcast.com

Duration:00:46:51

Give yourself an edge

5/9/2019
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How can you set yourself apart in the music business, that's not music related? This week we dive into some unconventional tips that will give you a leg up on things like networking, content creation, and more. Also, enjoy our video of this episode on our YouTube Channel! www.NeonRainbowPodcast.com YOUTUBE CHANNEL

Duration:00:48:27

Your local music scene: Thriving or dying?

5/2/2019
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This week is a controversial topic in the local music scene… Is live music dying? We don’t think so, and we’ll tell you why. www.neonrainbowpodcast.com

Duration:00:54:11

Dealing with difficult clients

4/24/2019
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This week’s episode is a mashup… We discuss dealing with difficult people/situations. What were our experiences, and offer some helpful tips for when you encounter them for yourself. In our second half, we ask the question: "What you can do today to change your career tomorrow"? www.neonrainbowpodcast.com

Duration:00:49:05

Must have: Apps for Musicians

4/17/2019
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We all know there’s a million apps out there, but what are the ones that will make our lives easier as musicians? There’s a few we keep in our arsenal that are LIFE SAVERS. Wether you’re an Android or iPhone user, we’ve got some tools to help streamline the business side of your music. www.NeonRainbowPodcast.com

Duration:00:45:32

And they're off: Where to start

4/3/2019
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This week, we talk about the steps you need to take when you're just starting out. What do you need to have ASAP, and what things you can wait on, we cover it all. www.neonrainbowpodcast.com

Duration:00:57:46

The reason you procrastinate (It's not what you think)

3/27/2019
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This week, we’re kicking procrastination’s ass. Why do we procrastinate, how do we break those habits? We’ve got a lot of tips and resolutions to make sure you’re making the strides you want to in your music career. Because a year from now, you're gonna wish you started today... The videos mentioned are in our blog post, that's linked below. www.NeonRainbowPodcast.com/blog

Duration:00:45:03

Booking: a Musicians "Day Job"

3/20/2019
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Guess who’s back… This week dive into the monster that is booking. Whether you’re looking to do it yourself, or hire an agent, we’ve got some tips to help you navigate the booking world. www.neonrainbowpodcast.com

Duration:00:40:48

You're going to Hollywood!... Now what?

3/6/2019
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On this week’s episode of NRP, we talk about TV “Talent” Competitions… Are they what they say they are? Kinda… We’re gonna give you guys some pointers to make the most out of this amazing opportunity, and how to navigate the bizarre world of “Reality TV" www.neonrainbowpodcast.com

Duration:00:50:29

FREE: Marketing for Musicians

2/28/2019
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Got a new album coming out, and didn't plan your budget to help promote it's release? This week we talk about ways you can get it done for FREE. www.NeonRainbowPodcast.com

Duration:00:35:27

the "Style" of Music

2/20/2019
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This week we talk about clothes... What you should wear, what you shouldn't wear, and what you should wear and when. It's the visual representation of your music, so it should be important. LINK TO MCKENNA FARMS "DERBY DAY" www.neonrainbowpodcast.com

Duration:00:43:26

The Business of : "Partying Like a Rockstar"

2/14/2019
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This week we talk about urinal etiquette, body language, fan girls, drinking, and how to not behave at an industry event. Whether you’re an introvert, extrovert, novice, or experienced, there is something in here for you! Let us, help you navigate these events. www.neonrainbowpodcast.com

Duration:00:43:26

Stick With It! : Overnight Success debunked

2/6/2019
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This week is a doozie. Everyone always talks about someone that is a success over night.. which is almost never the case, and we'll tell you why. It takes years of work, practice, and timing to make it in the business. Don't get discouraged! We share some of the amazing stories of some truly inspiring artists and song writers.

Duration:00:51:33

NRP: Musician Jokes

1/30/2019
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This week, we took it easy, and made a list of some of our favorite music/musician jokes. Definitely a laid back episode, that is sure to make you giggle (whether or not you want to) What are some of your favorite jokes? Let us know! NeonRainbowPodcast@gmail.com www.neonrainbowpodcast.com

Duration:00:30:46

Know Your Goals !

1/24/2019
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This week, we dive into what success in the music business looks like to you, and steps to help you reach it! We focus on two main areas: songwriters, and recording artists… Those don’t always go hand in hand (sorry to burst your bubble). What things to focus on, and things that aren’t worth your time... Lets talk about it! Join the NRP Family! www.neonrainbowpodcast.com Instagram Twitter Facebook

Duration:00:51:29

Perks of PRO's : ASCAP

1/16/2019
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What's a PRO? What do they do? What do they offer? Well, this week we give you a rundown of what exactly performing rights organization does, and what kinds of benefits they offer if you sign with them. Everything we talk about is linked to our blog below, so you can follow along! www.neonrainbowpodcast.com/blog

Duration:00:41:29

Tips and Predictions: Music Business 2019

1/9/2019
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This week took a gaze into our crystal ball and made some predictions of the music industry for 2019. Artists always are having to stay in front of the curve… but it’s hard when you don’t know its curving, or when it will again. Everything from song structure changing from Spotify, to using Facebook’s new Portal as a tool to engage directly with your fans. www.neonrainbowpodcast.com

Duration:00:45:43