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A Music Business Resource for Indie Musicians Everywhere! The DIY Musician Podcast features interviews with promoters, lawyers, publishers, bookers, and artists of all styles and backgrounds. Kevin and the gang will also share tips, tricks, breaks and mistakes---all in the name of being indie.

A Music Business Resource for Indie Musicians Everywhere! The DIY Musician Podcast features interviews with promoters, lawyers, publishers, bookers, and artists of all styles and backgrounds. Kevin and the gang will also share tips, tricks, breaks and mistakes---all in the name of being indie.
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Portland, OR

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A Music Business Resource for Indie Musicians Everywhere! The DIY Musician Podcast features interviews with promoters, lawyers, publishers, bookers, and artists of all styles and backgrounds. Kevin and the gang will also share tips, tricks, breaks and mistakes---all in the name of being indie.

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@cdbaby

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English

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13909 NE Airport Way Portland, OR 97230 800-289-6923


Episodes

#219: Kristen Ford - How to tour Europe without a booking agent or label

10/12/2018
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The European market has a rich live-music tradition, but artists often feel lost when trying to infiltrate the scene as an outsider. However, with the aid of online tools like Google Translate and Skype, booking your own successful European tour might be easier than you think. In this session, recorded live at the 2018 DIY Musician Conference, Kristen talks Euro-tour logistics including accepting payments, renting music equipment, lodging, meals, merchandise, arranging a vehicle or cheap...

Duration:01:29:48

#218: Everything you need to sell and stream your music online

10/6/2018
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Once you've finished recording your new album or single there is still some work to do in order to get the release over the finish line. In this episode, Kevin and Chris discuss all the final pieces and bits of information needed to ensure success in the distribution process. Plus, we answer listener calls, emails, and tweets!

Duration:01:29:48

#217: DIY Musician Podcast Live! – Successful release strategies in a streaming world

9/29/2018
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Streaming has opened up new opportunities for artists to get creative with the way they release music. What strategies actually work? How can you ensure your album release has maximum impact? In this... So what's it take to be Indie anywho? www.cdbabypodcast.com

Duration:01:28:55

#216: Marketing music with Instagram and Instagram Stories

9/21/2018
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The way musicians — heck, the way ANYONE uses Instagram today — is very different from how we used it years ago. Whether you’ve been marketing your music on Instagram for years or you’re brand new to... So what's it take to be Indie anywho? www.cdbabypodcast.com

Duration:01:38:27

#215: 8 takeaways from the 2018 DIY Musician Conference

9/6/2018
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Whether you were at the 2018 DIY Musician Conference in Nashville, missed out, or didn’t even know it existed, Kevin and Chris talk about 8 lessons learned at the event, and how they apply to... So what's it take to be Indie anywho? www.cdbabypodcast.com

Duration:01:15:08

#214: The truth about Spotify playlists, Pt 2

7/22/2018
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Let’s get beyond the basics of Spotify playlists. How do you determine which playlists will actually make a difference for your career? How do you find them, hunt down the contact info of the curator... So what's it take to be Indie anywho? www.cdbabypodcast.com

Duration:01:20:43

#213: The truth about Spotify playlists, Pt 1

7/7/2018
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Rethinking everything you know about Spotify playlists means you have to revisit your assumptions. In this first of a two-part series, Kevin and Chris talk through the foundations of a playlisting... So what's it take to be Indie anywho? www.cdbabypodcast.com

Duration:01:15:46

#212: Promoting a new release – What we tried!

6/12/2018
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There are a million ways to promote a new release. In this episode, Kevin and Chris discuss some of the things they’ve tried with their new music to reach listeners and amplify that interaction —... So what's it take to be Indie anywho? www.cdbabypodcast.com

Duration:01:35:23

#211: DIY Musician Podcast Live! – Everything you need to forget about the music business

5/25/2018
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The old ways and myths are strong. And many musicians are still making important decisions for their careers based on outdated practices and false assumptions. In this episode, taped in front of a... So what's it take to be Indie anywho? www.cdbabypodcast.com

Duration:01:11:02

#210: Heather Ellis – Marketing music with Pandora AMP

5/4/2018
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Are you use Pandora AMP? It’s a no-brainer; DIY musicians should absolutely take advantage of these powerful (free) features of Pandora’s streaming service, particularly the Artist Audio... So what's it take to be Indie anywho? www.cdbabypodcast.com

Duration:00:42:59

#209: DIY Musician Podcast Live! – The new rules of social media

4/27/2018
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Have you been wasting your time on social media? Online tools and trends are constantly changing. In this live taping of CD Baby’s DIY Musician Podcast, Kevin Breuner and Chris Robley will discuss... So what's it take to be Indie anywho? www.cdbabypodcast.com

Duration:00:57:55

#208: Cheryl Engelhardt – 30 emails to automate your fan list

4/8/2018
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If you’re like most artists, you’ve been collecting fan emails to build that coveted email list. However, once you build that list, it’s hard to figure out what to send so your emails continue to... So what's it take to be Indie anywho? www.cdbabypodcast.com

Duration:00:46:17

#207: 5 ways to ruin a press opportunity

3/15/2018
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As musicians, we work hard to get press coverage. But when the moment arrives, we sometimes squander the opportunity, or worse, let it go completely off the rails. In this episode, Kevin and Chris... So what's it take to be Indie anywho? www.cdbabypodcast.com

Duration:01:19:55

#206: Suzanne Paulinski – Time management for musicians

2/23/2018
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Independent musicians today have LESS time and MORE responsibilities. Plus, we can waste a lot of hours just daydreaming. How do you juggle all the DIY tasks without dropping the ball or wandering... So what's it take to be Indie anywho? www.cdbabypodcast.com

Duration:00:54:16

#205: More money and more credit – Good news for songwriters!

2/15/2018
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Artists that create original music will make more money from on-demand streaming over the next five years. In this episode, Kevin and Chris discuss two recent wins for songwriters in the world of... So what's it take to be Indie anywho? www.cdbabypodcast.com

Duration:01:11:37

#204: Better music marketing with Show.co

1/22/2018
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Show.co’s music marketing tools make it easy for you to create online campaigns that will get your fans to take specific actions. But the effectiveness of these tools is directly related to the... So what's it take to be Indie anywho? www.cdbabypodcast.com

Duration:01:35:41

#203: 3 methods of successful tour booking and tour management

1/15/2018
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Getting gigs and building out a tour is always a challenge for indie musicians. In this episode, Craig Grossman talks about how to utilize three proven methods for networking, contacting venues, and... So what's it take to be Indie anywho? www.cdbabypodcast.com

Duration:01:02:16

#202: The indie musician’s place in 2018

12/20/2017
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What opportunities and challenges lie ahead for independent musicians in 2018, and what lessons can they carry forward from the past year? In this episode, Kevin and Chris do some soul searching, and... So what's it take to be Indie anywho? www.cdbabypodcast.com

Duration:01:43:53

#201: Owning your YouTube audience

12/18/2017
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Want to know how to grow your YouTube channel and increase audience interaction? In this session recorded at the 2017 DIY Musician Conference, YouTube’s Ted Kartzman chats with Hip Hop artist Illmac... So what's it take to be Indie anywho? www.cdbabypodcast.com

Duration:01:02:41

#200: Before you release your next single, listen to this episode!

12/6/2017
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Releasing singles is arguably more important for artists today than any time since the 1960s. But is there a RIGHT way to release a single? In this episode, Chris and Kevin talk about five key... So what's it take to be Indie anywho? www.cdbabypodcast.com

Duration:01:26:15