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The Music Mentor Podcast is hosted by professional musician and educator Demian Arriaga, with the purpose of Motivating, Inspiring, Challenging, and Empowering young musicians, and people from all walks of life, through opinions, anecdotes and interviews.

The Music Mentor Podcast is hosted by professional musician and educator Demian Arriaga, with the purpose of Motivating, Inspiring, Challenging, and Empowering young musicians, and people from all walks of life, through opinions, anecdotes and interviews.
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Los Angeles, CA

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The Music Mentor Podcast is hosted by professional musician and educator Demian Arriaga, with the purpose of Motivating, Inspiring, Challenging, and Empowering young musicians, and people from all walks of life, through opinions, anecdotes and interviews.

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English


Episodes

Ep 192 - Find Your Center

10/15/2019
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Ep 192 - Find Your Center by Demian Arriaga

Duration:00:10:03

Ep 191 - Take A Break Sometimes

10/8/2019
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On this week's episode of #TheMusicMentorPodcast I briefly chat about the benefits of taking a short break from music to sort out our personal aka real lives.

Duration:00:10:10

Ep 190 - Tour Percussion Rig

9/30/2019
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On this week's episode of #TheMusicMentorPodcast I share with you lots of details about my current percussion rig while out on the road with The Jonas Brothers on their Happiness Begins Tour.

Duration:00:15:33

Ep 189 - Dare To Disrupt

9/23/2019
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On this week's episode of #TheMusicMentorPodcast I chat about how as artists we owe it to ourselves dare to disrupt a scene, to find the courage to shake up the status quo and to all the while remain true to ourselves. After all, nobody normal has ever made history, right?

Duration:00:12:24

Ep 188 - Nothing To Prove

9/16/2019
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On this week's episode of #TheMusicMentorPodcast I chat about that old cliche: "don't let anyone tell you you can't do something" We've all heard it and it's very easy to agree. However, I don't subscribe to that frame of thought and today I'll explain why. You have nothing to prove to anyone and telling confronting them is in my opinion empowering them. Check it out and tell me your thoughts!

Duration:00:11:01

EP 187 - The Potential Dangers of Over Practicing

9/9/2019
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On this week's episode of #TheMusicMentorPodcast I talk about how detrimental over practicing can be, how that can negatively affect out bodies, our minds and our egos. In addition I talk about some ways to this from happening.

Duration:00:11:13

Ep 186 - A Few Useful Touring Hacks

9/2/2019
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On this week's episode of #TheMusicMentorPodcast I share with you a few useful hacks that might make your touring experience more enjoyable, safe and memorable. Have any suggestions? What are some of your favorite hacks? Let me know!

Duration:00:10:22

Ep 185 - Do We Really Need Balance?

8/26/2019
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On this week’s episode of #TheMusicMentorPodcast I chat about balance, how I like to think about it and I also chat about some other areas that we might overlook but need to attend to.

Duration:00:12:24

Ep 184 - Happiness Has Begun

8/19/2019
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On this week's episode of #TheMusicMentorPodcast I chat briefly about what the Jonas Brothers' Happiness Begins tour has been like.

Duration:00:11:51

Ep 183 - Tourbus Living

8/12/2019
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On this week's episode of #TheMusicMentorPodcast I give you a very quick inside look into what it's like living on a tourbus, as well as sharing with you some tips, do's, don'ts and even a pet peeve or two ;)

Duration:00:13:01

Ep 182 - Advantages of Practicing Slowly

8/5/2019
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Ep 182 - Advantages of Practicing Slowly by Demian Arriaga

Duration:00:11:28

Ep 181 - Long, Long Tours

7/29/2019
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On this week's episode of #TheMusicMentorPodcast I chat about how you can prepare and leave as much sorted out as possible before you go on tour for an extended amount on time. Bills, responsibilities, pets, real life... heard of those things before? :P

Duration:00:11:45

Ep 180 - The Sanctity Of Lobby Call Times

7/22/2019
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On this week's episode of #TheMusicMentorPodcast I chat about the importance of respecting Lobby Call times.

Duration:00:10:38

Ep 179 - Feel the Feel

7/15/2019
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On this week's episode of #TheMusicMentorPodcast I briefly chat about the importance of working on feel. I'm fully believe that just ONE song can be a universe of education in and of itself, however a song isn't a feel. It make have one but it is not the entirety. Confused? Check out and i'll confuse you even more :)

Duration:00:12:03

Ep 178 - Interview w/ TOBY MORSE - H20

7/8/2019
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On this week's episode of #TheMusicMentorPodcast I bring you a long, profanity and wisdom filled convo I had with H2O's Toby Morse. This band has been paramount in my upbringing and in my personal and even professional career. Every member has had an impact one way or another and sitting down and chatting with a role model and now someone I call a friend is surreal.

Duration:01:08:49

Ep 177 - Album Recommendations

7/1/2019
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On this week's episode of #TheMusicMentorPodcast I share with you 12 albums that I think are outstanding. Since the summer is upon us I figured I'd lighten things up a bit a get away from all the recent seriousness of this podcast. I cover 11 different genres plus a bonus suggestion!

Duration:00:11:11

Ep 176 - We're An Extension Of The Artist

6/24/2019
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On this week's episode of #TheMusicMentorPodcast I talk about how as musicians, hired or not, should always remember that we are an extension of the artist. We need to keep that in mind on stage, on a plane, while on social media and even when talking to the artists' fans.

Duration:00:10:24

Ep 175 - Full Circle

6/17/2019
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On this week's episode I share with you an anecdote and series of experiences I had this past week, which have revealed how my career has come full circle.

Duration:00:12:55

Ep 174 - What Genre Should I Play?

6/10/2019
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On this week's episode of #TheMusicMentorPodcast I try to answer a question we find asking ourselves time and time again: "what genre should I play?" well, sometimes an answer to a question is a series of other questions. Confused? Yes, me too! so check out this episode and tell me what you think.

Duration:00:09:58

Ep 173 - What Is Good Musical Taste?

6/3/2019
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On this week's episode of #TheMusicMentorPodcast I try to define what good musical taste means and I also share with you how to develop it.

Duration:00:12:14