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A podcast for musicians, aspiring musicians, or those who just love music. Singer, songwriter, and host Laura Powers interviews musicians and those affiliated with the music business to provide inspiration, insights, and tools for those who are in work in music. For more information on Laura Powers, you can go to her website www.laurapowers.net.

A podcast for musicians, aspiring musicians, or those who just love music. Singer, songwriter, and host Laura Powers interviews musicians and those affiliated with the music business to provide inspiration, insights, and tools for those who are in work in music. For more information on Laura Powers, you can go to her website www.laurapowers.net.
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United States

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A podcast for musicians, aspiring musicians, or those who just love music. Singer, songwriter, and host Laura Powers interviews musicians and those affiliated with the music business to provide inspiration, insights, and tools for those who are in work in music. For more information on Laura Powers, you can go to her website www.laurapowers.net.

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English

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3105987871


Episodes

Original Country Pop Music with Jennifer Woods

12/24/2018
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Jennifer Woods is a singer/songwriter and actress in Los Angeles who has worked with the producer Andrew Rollins. She is also an actress and is best known for her work in Dead Sea (2014) and L2 Living (2012). Find her on social media @_jenniferwoods or on Spotify at https://open.spotify.com/album/5JzZ7rqwnDWRaixHfIfqhl. To find out more about Laura and her work please visit her website at www.laurapowers.net. You can also find Laura on twitter @thatlaurapowers, on Facebook @thatlaurapowers,...

Duration:00:09:24

Intuition and Inspiration with El Javi

9/8/2018
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El Javi, out of Mexico City, joins the spirit of flamenco with the heart of rock producing the unparalleled experience of Rock Flamenco. Highlights of his career include Festival of the Arts in Coahuila Mexico, The Jazz and Blues festival in Santa Clarita, CA , the Denver International Festival, and opening for Diego el Cigala during his Noche Tacumana world tour in San Miguel de Allende, Mex. Learn more at http://eljavi.com/music or on social media @eljavimusic. You can connect with Laura...

Duration:00:31:43

Adam Chester, Artist and the Surrogate Elton John

8/9/2018
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Adam Chester works as a professional composer, arranger, pianist and singer/songwriter. Since 2005, he’s earned the title of the “Surrogate Elton John”, working exclusively with Sir Elton and his band as Elton’s only “stand-in” on the piano and vocals for various rehearsals, sound checks and concert appearances. Adam also composes, arranges and conducts for Elton. In 2007, Adam conducted the Brooklyn Youth Chorus in concert at Madison Square Garden for Elton’s 60th Birthday Concert, and in...

Duration:00:26:11

From Drummer to Artist - Prescott Ellison

8/2/2018
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Prescott Ellison is a Grammy Award-winning drummer who has toured and recorded with artists including Brian McKnight, Justin Timberlake, Christina Aguilera and Earth, Wind, and Fire. He is also an author of books on health and fitness as well as the inventor of The Body Bench. Learn more about his company Ellison Lifestyle Group at ellisonlifestylegroup.com and find him on Instagram @prescottellison as well as on Facebook and Youtube. You can connect with Laura at www.laurapowers.net, on...

Duration:00:30:42

Music Supervision with Rosie Howe

4/13/2018
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As an active member in the entertainment industry since 2011, Rosie Howe is committed to creating memorable projects by pairing content producers with the best musical talent. After playing music for over 11 years Rosie fell in love with music supervision. She has supervised projects in television, feature films, documentaries, and restaurant curation. Learn more at http://www.straightupmusicsupe.com. You can connect with Laura at www.laurapowers.net, on Facebook @thatlaurapowers, on Twitter...

Duration:00:20:54

The Rock Star Attitude with Mark Schulman

11/23/2017
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Mark has enjoyed an unprecedented career over the last 28 years as a first call drummer for world-class rock and pop artists. He has been voted ‘Top 3 Pop-Rock Drummers’ in the Modern Drummer Reader’s Poll. Mark has shared the stage with P!NK on three record breaking world tours as well as numerous other Rock n’ Roll stars. Schulman’s writing/production credits include films, various international TV shows and commercials, radio jingles and interactive media projects for major...

Duration:00:31:08

House Concerts with Shannon Curtis

9/27/2017
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Shannon Curtis writes songs and stories, and performs them as a dynamic one-woman-and-keyboard show. She makes records with her husband, producer Jamie Hill, with a cinematic artpop sound. And the two of them set out every year to deliver Shannon’s songs to audiences across the continent, wrapped up in intimate experiences with a powerfully punk aesthetic. They’re currently in the midst of their 6th annual house concert tour, this year stopping in 70 backyards and living rooms all over...

Duration:00:33:25

Electronic Music with Buddha Bomb

8/9/2017
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Buddha Bomb is the chosen musical performance name of software developer, James Jobson. As CEO of a Boulder software company, he created and marketed a major software application for three decades. But music is his passion and he is best known as Buddha Bomb. He has been a host on KGNU public radio since 1997, and has performed at music festivals, ecstatic-style dances, parties and events of all kinds since 2001. Buddha Bomb has devoted the greatest part of his life to elevating...

Duration:00:16:57

Processing Creativity with Jesse Cannon

7/26/2017
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Over the past two decades, Jesse Cannon has worked in nearly every aspect of the music business. Most notably, recording bands like Animal Collective, The Misfits, The Menzingers, Man Overboard, Basement, Transit, Thank You Scientist, Somos, Leftover Crack as well as mastering records for acts like Brand New, NOFX, Bad Books, Real Friends and over a thousand more. He received his pedigree under producers like Ross Robinson and Steve Evetts with groups like The Cure, Limp Bizkit, Dillinger...

Duration:00:41:44

Breaking into Electronic Music with DJ Folami

7/19/2017
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DJFolami, a native of New York City, parlayed a love of music into learning the mechanisms of record labels and talent buying. She also found a proclivity nurturing and curating parties, and finally, DJ'ing. During her time in NYC, she also found a passion for (and excels at) producing soundscapes for fashion shows and special events. Relocating to Aspen, CO spawned a new world of music curation. For over a decade, DJFolami was the Music Coordinator at the Caribou Club and also enjoys...

Duration:00:19:13

Clearing Negative Thought Patterns with Michelle Colt

7/13/2017
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Michelle is passionate about helping women connect to their authentic selves, get past their perceived limitations and shine in their lives and careers. Having overcome tremendous obstacles herself, including severe anxiety, self-doubt, recurring negative mind loops and ultimately a tremendous fear to shine and let herself be seen she came to realize there are key factors that are specific to women that had to be brought to light. In addition to private coaching she has been teaching...

Duration:00:38:15

Planning a Premiere with Scott Little

7/5/2017
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Scott Little is a filmmaker and the CEO of LifeFlip Empire where he recently completed Electric Heart, a silent narrative film with an EDM soundtrack. In this follow-up interview he reflects upon the production and screening process as well as the film’s reception since his last conversation with Laura in March. For more information visit www.LifeFlipMedia.com/ElectricHeart or find them on instagram and Facebook @electricheartmovie. You can connect with Laura at www.laurapowers.net, on...

Duration:00:36:39

Back to Basics with Justin Locke

6/28/2017
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Justin Locke is a speaker, playwright, author and musician formerly with the Boston. In this episode he talks about lesser-known keys to success and shares humorous anecdotes from his career. Learn more about Justin at www.justinlocke.com and connect with Laura at www.laurapowers.net, on Facebook @thatlaurapowers, on twitter @thatlaurapowers, and on instagram at laurapowers44.

Duration:00:20:08

Composing for Film with Brian S. Carr

6/21/2017
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Brian S. Carr is a composer for film and television based in Los Angeles. He first found his way into music through a piano given to him by a great aunt when he was 2 years old and later went to study classical music at Pepperdine University and Arizona State University. After moving to L.A. he became involved in writing songs, arranging strings, and producing demos for various artists which eventually lead to his work with Colbie Caillat as a keyboardist and string arranger, and for many...

Duration:00:23:06

Royalty Exchange with Antony Bruno

6/15/2017
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As the former digital editor for Billboard magazine, Antony followed the digital music industry's evolution since the launch of iTunes. He since has advised such music services as Beats Music, Beatport, Topspin, Xbox, Mixcloud and others. He is currently the director of communications for www.royaltyexchange.com which helps artists raise money by connecting them with investors on the world’s first marketplace for buying and selling royalties. You can connect with Laura at...

Duration:00:17:34

Basic Legal Issues with Wallace Collins

6/11/2017
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Wallace Collins is an entertainment lawyer based in New York city handling entertainment law, copyright, trademark and related intellectual property law matters in the music, film, television, book and fine arts areas as well as in the general communications and technology fields. He has represented clients in contract disputes, negotiations and business entity formation and he is representing several high profile clients on copyright terminations. He has represented recording artists,...

Duration:00:21:12

Music Business Strategy with Edward Unger

6/7/2017
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Edward Unger is a musician and marketing expert who helps make more time and money for big business, entrepreneurs, music business and sole proprietors. He founded Blue Sound Studios in 2000 as a music production, recording, mixing and mastering business and it quickly grew to acquire global clientele and offer classes, songwriting workshops, and sound design and audio engineering services. Blue Sound Studios formed an online music production program known as Computer Music Production...

Duration:00:21:02

AcousticaElectronica with Danny Satori

5/31/2017
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Danny “Satori” Kutty is a pianist, DJ, producer, and sonic designer whose artistry is rooted in classical training but is on the curve of defining what music can be. He has performed throughout the Boston area and abroad and toured extensively with Touch Performance Art’s AcousticaElectronica where Laura met him. His New Music improvisations draw inspiration from universal soundscapes, and as a DJ his blend of House Music, Global Lounge, and Chill Electronica have established him as a...

Duration:00:21:03

DMCA for Musicians with John Tehranian

5/24/2017
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John Tehranian is a founding partner of One LLP, a thirty-attorney intellectual property and entertainment firm with offices in Beverly Hills, Newport Beach and Del Mar, California. He is also the Paul W. Wildman Chair and Professor of Law at Southwestern Law School. In this episode we discussed the DMCA (Digital Millennium Copyright Act) and how it can impact musicians. A graduate of Harvard University and Yale Law School, John has litigated numerous high-profile lawsuits, including...

Duration:00:29:14

New Orleans Jazzfest with BMike

5/17/2017
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The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, a.k.a Jazz Fest, is a 10-day cultural feast in which thousands of musicians, cooks and craftspeople welcome 400,000 visitors each year. The Louisiana Heritage Fair showcases unforgettable music on multiple stages, delicious Louisiana cuisine in two large food areas, and crafts artisans from the region and around the world demonstrating and selling their work. The Louisiana Heritage Fair is held at the Fair Grounds Race Course over the course of 2...

Duration:00:05:21