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Pick Yourself is the number one podcast that helps you build and grow your electronic music artist career. You will learn strategies, mindset, tactics, and tools that you can implement today to break through tomorrow. If you're an electronic music producer or DJ, this podcast is made for you. The show airs weekly on Tuesday and covers topics like "how to get more bookings", "the best release promotion strategy for electronic music", or "how to find the perfect record label". Moreover, you will get behind-the-scenes interviews with some of the most respected artists, label owners, booking agents, music PR specialists, and club owners in the industry.Pick Yourself is hosted by Philip Röder, founder of Copilco Productions, a mixing and mastering studio specializing in electronic music. The title of the show is an homage to Seth Godin, one of the wisest mentors out there.

Pick Yourself is the number one podcast that helps you build and grow your electronic music artist career. You will learn strategies, mindset, tactics, and tools that you can implement today to break through tomorrow. If you're an electronic music producer or DJ, this podcast is made for you. The show airs weekly on Tuesday and covers topics like "how to get more bookings", "the best release promotion strategy for electronic music", or "how to find the perfect record label". Moreover, you will get behind-the-scenes interviews with some of the most respected artists, label owners, booking agents, music PR specialists, and club owners in the industry.Pick Yourself is hosted by Philip Röder, founder of Copilco Productions, a mixing and mastering studio specializing in electronic music. The title of the show is an homage to Seth Godin, one of the wisest mentors out there.

Location:

Germany

Description:

Pick Yourself is the number one podcast that helps you build and grow your electronic music artist career. You will learn strategies, mindset, tactics, and tools that you can implement today to break through tomorrow. If you're an electronic music producer or DJ, this podcast is made for you. The show airs weekly on Tuesday and covers topics like "how to get more bookings", "the best release promotion strategy for electronic music", or "how to find the perfect record label". Moreover, you will get behind-the-scenes interviews with some of the most respected artists, label owners, booking agents, music PR specialists, and club owners in the industry.Pick Yourself is hosted by Philip Röder, founder of Copilco Productions, a mixing and mastering studio specializing in electronic music. The title of the show is an homage to Seth Godin, one of the wisest mentors out there.

Twitter:

@copilcop

Language:

English


Episodes

10 Music Industry Secrets That Will Help You Succeed in 2020

8/12/2020
In this episode, I’m sharing the ten biggest music industry secrets that will help you build a meaningful, long-term music career. Find a detailed blog post on this topic here. Start growing your artist career and download the "Seven Strategies of Highly Successful Electronic Music Artists": Get the free PDF Join our community of like-minded music producers in our private Facebook group. Support the show (http://www.pickyourselfpodcast.com/free)

Duration:00:33:30

How To Make Money From Music And Turn Your Passion Into A Career

8/4/2020
Find a detailed blog post on this topic here. Start growing your artist career and download the "Seven Strategies of Highly Successful Electronic Music Artists": Get the free PDF Join our community of like-minded music producers in our private Facebook group. Support the show (http://www.pickyourselfpodcast.com/free)

Duration:00:29:35

The Secret Behind An Awesome EPK for musicians and DJs

7/28/2020
In this week's episode, we're going to talk about how to craft a highly effective electronic press kit (EPK) which bloggers and journalists actually want to consume. Find a detailed blog post on this topic here. Start growing your artist career and download the "Seven Strategies of Highly Successful Electronic Music Artists": Get the free PDF Join our community of like-minded music producers in our private Facebook group. Support the show (http://www.pickyourselfpodcast.com/free)

Duration:00:32:14

Music Production Tutorials - The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly

7/21/2020
In this episode, I'm going to bust the three biggest myths that keep popping up in music production tutorials. Free education is great, but you have to be careful and be able to separate facts from opinions. Find a detailed blog post on this topic here. Start growing your artist career and download the "Seven Strategies of Highly Successful Electronic Music Artists": Get the free PDF Join our community of like-minded music producers in our private Facebook group. Support the show...

Duration:00:32:42

The Three Best Music Marketing Strategies That Actually Work

7/14/2020
Forget about short-sighted tactics. These three music marketing strategies are designed to lead to success in the long run. Find a detailed blog post on this topic here. Start growing your artist career and download the "Seven Strategies of Highly Successful Electronic Music Artists": Get the free PDF Join our community of like-minded music producers in our private Facebook group. Support the show (http://www.pickyourselfpodcast.com/free)

Duration:00:24:41

Overcoming Impostor Syndrome As An Artist

7/7/2020
In this week's episode, we're talking about a very common issue among music producers and many other creatives: Impostor Syndrome. I'm going to share with you three steps that will help you overcome impostor syndrome as an artist. Find a detailed blog post on this topic here. Start growing your artist career and download the "Seven Strategies of Highly Successful Electronic Music Artists": Get the free PDF Join our community of like-minded music producers in our private Facebook...

Duration:00:19:41

How to get on Beatport charts (and why it doesn't really matter)

6/30/2020
In this episode, you're going to learn what exactly it takes to get your track charted on Beatport, Juno, Traxsource, or any other platform. That being said, I don't believe it makes sense to run after chart positions. So listen to what you should do instead! Find a detailed blog post on this topic here. Start growing your artist career and download the "Seven Strategies of Highly Successful Electronic Music Artists": Get the free PDF Join our community of like-minded music producers in...

Duration:00:22:44

Is Spotify Bad For Artists? The Streaming Discussion Revisited

6/23/2020
Spotify and other streaming platforms have a notoriously bad reputation among artists and labels. But let's take a closer look and really find out what the streaming era means for upcoming artists. Find a detailed blog post on this topic here Start growing your artist career and download the "Seven Strategies of Highly Successful Electronic Music Artists": Get the free PDF Support the show (http://www.pickyourselfpodcast.com/free)

Duration:00:37:46

Feeling overwhelmed as an artist? Here's how to deal with it

6/16/2020
In this episode, you're going to learn how to deal with overwhelm as an artist. I'm going to share with you five strategies that have helped me in the past and I'm sure they're going to help you too. Find a detailed blog post on this topic here Start growing your artist career and download the "Seven Strategies of Highly Successful Electronic Music Artists": Get the free PDF Support the show (http://www.pickyourselfpodcast.com/free)

Duration:00:21:59

Should Music Be Political? Why Artists Need To Speak Out

6/9/2020
The death of George Floyd, caused by racist police brutality, has once again raised the question whether music should be political or not. Do artists have an obligation to speak out? I believe they do, especially now in the Techno and House Music scene. Find a detailed blog post on this topic here Start growing your artist career and download the "Seven Strategies of Highly Successful Electronic Music Artists": Get the free PDF Support the show (http://www.pickyourselfpodcast.com/free)

Duration:00:19:52

How To Get Better At Mixing (5 Easy Steps)

6/2/2020
In this episode, we're talking about how you can get better at mixing your songs. Find a detailed blog post on this topic here Start growing your artist career and download the "Seven Strategies of Highly Successful Electronic Music Artists": Get the free PDF Support the show (http://www.pickyourselfpodcast.com/free)

Duration:00:31:45

5 Reasons Why You Need A Website As A Music Producer Or DJ

5/26/2020
In his episode, you're going to learn why you need a website as a music producer or DJ. If you think that having a SoundCloud profile and an Instagram channel is enough, think again. You need at least ONE channel you truly own. Find a detailed blog post on this topic here Start growing your artist career and download the "Seven Strategies of Highly Successful Electronic Music Artists": Get the free PDF Support the show (http://www.pickyourselfpodcast.com/free)

Duration:00:36:23

Ghost-Producing Techno And House - The New Normal Or The Death Of Our Scene

5/19/2020
In this week's episode, we're discussing a spicy topic: Ghost-producing. Is it okay if somebody else writes and produces a song for you? What about credits and royalties? And most importantly: What about honesty towards your fans? Find a detailed blog post on this topic here Start growing your artist career and download the "Seven Strategies of Highly Successful Electronic Music Artists": Get the free PDF Support the show (http://www.pickyourselfpodcast.com/free)

Duration:00:30:21

Kraftwerk And Techno: What Today's Music Producers Can Learn From Them

5/12/2020
In this episode, I'm going to share five things with you that you as an upcoming electronic music producer can learn from the iconic band Kraftwerk. Find a detailed blog post on this topic here Start growing your artist career and download the "Seven Strategies of Highly Successful Electronic Music Artists": Get the free PDF Support the show (http://www.pickyourselfpodcast.com/free)

Duration:00:27:19

9 Critical Success Habits Of Music Producers And DJs

5/5/2020
In this episode, you're going to learn 9 critical success habits of music producers and DJs. Find a detailed blog post here Start growing your artist career and download the "Seven Strategies of Highly Successful Electronic Music Artists": Get the free PDF Support the show (http://www.pickyourselfpodcast.com/free)

Duration:00:37:02

How To Overcome Writer's Block As A Music Producer

4/28/2020
In this episode of Pick Yourself, I'm giving you five strategies to deal with writer's block and get creative again. Find a detailed blog post on this topic here Start growing your artist career and download the "Seven Strategies of Highly Successful Electronic Music Artists": Get the free PDF Support the show (http://www.pickyourselfpodcast.com/free)

Duration:00:31:13

What Is The Best DAW For Electronic Music?

4/21/2020
In this episode of Pick Yourself, we're discussing whether there's a best DAW for electronic music. Find a detailed blog post on this topic here Start growing your artist career and download the "Seven Strategies of Highly Successful Electronic Music Artists": Get the free PDF Support the show (http://www.pickyourselfpodcast.com/free)

Duration:00:32:14

Are Record Labels Still Relevant?

4/14/2020
In this episode, we're discussing whether labels are still important or not today. Find a detailed blog post on this topic here Start growing your artist career and download the "Seven Strategies of Highly Successful Electronic Music Artists": Get the free PDF Support the show (http://www.pickyourselfpodcast.com/free)

Duration:00:22:21

Art vs. Capitalism And How To Escape The Dilemma

4/7/2020
In this episode, we're discussing how to escape the dilemma of making meaningful art in a capitalist system. Find a detailed blog post on this topic here Start growing your artist career and download the "Seven Strategies of Highly Successful Electronic Music Artists": Get the free PDF Support the show (http://www.pickyourselfpodcast.com/free)

Duration:00:23:38

Generate Song Ideas In Electronic Music Like A Pro

3/31/2020
In this episode, you're going to learn 5 tricks to generate song ideas in electronic music. Find a detailed blog post on this topic here Start growing your artist career and download the "Seven Strategies of Highly Successful Electronic Music Artists": Get the free PDF Support the show (http://www.pickyourselfpodcast.com/free)

Duration:00:30:05