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Discussion based around an entrepreneurial mindset for musicians, band interviews, resources and more! Info@musiconyourownterms.com

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Episodes

Music On Your Own Terms 102 "Marios Politis - This Is His Story"

1/12/2021
Music On Your Own Terms 102 - Marios Politis - This Is His Story In this episode of the podcast I talk to Athens based singer and guitarist Marios Politis, who just recently released his debut solo album after many years playing in various bands, spanning a multitude of genres. Marios discusses his journey from starting to write songs as a young teenager, to the present day, overcoming his feelings of not being good enough, and releasing what is an amazing sounding, and well written album....

Duration:00:33:52

Music On Your Own Terms 101 "Marketing 101 With J-Mac & J-Mo"

1/5/2021
Music On Your Own Terms 101 - Marketing 101 With J-Mac & J-Mo Kicking off 2021, we take a deep dive into marketing for artists with my good friends Jonathan McNary and Jonathan Moore, from the McGrath Project, and Fiction Theory. The two Jonathans talk about their background in this subject, how it has impacted their efforts with various musical projects, and what they have learned in the process. Along the way we look at a couple of examples of boosting social media posts, when to pay for...

Duration:00:53:53

Music On Your Own Terms 100 "Bruce Vermett 2 / Johanna Hagarty 3 - Naked With Cold Cuts & Pot Pourri"

12/31/2020
Music On Your Own Terms 100 - Bruce Vermett 2 / Johanna Hagarty 3 - Naked With Cold Cuts & Pot Pourri For the last episode of 2020 we have reached the milestone of number 100! Joining me to help celebrate are my good friends, Bruce Vermett and Johanna Hagarty, both of whom have contributed greatly to the podcast and also are important people in my life in general. Bruce gives us an update on his musical activities, and talks about the experience of releasing music right at the start of the...

Duration:01:44:56

Music On Your Own Terms 099 "Dave Swillum 3 - Waking Up In Maine"

12/28/2020
Music On Your Own Terms 099 - Dave Swillum 3 - Waking Up In Maine Joining me for the 99th episode of the podcast, is my good friend Dave Swillum from The Waking Up From Work Podcast. Last time I had Dave on the podcast was episode 46 and prior to that was just after we first met in episode 14. Both those episodes were joint efforts, so this time we decided to create unique episodes, and you can hear Dave's interview with me on episode 87 of his podcast, recorded on the same day. In this...

Duration:00:43:26

Music On Your Own Terms 098 "Cruel Miracle 3 - Ripping The Twisties"

12/25/2020
Music On Your Own Terms 098 - Cruel Miracle 3 - Ripping The Twisties Joining me on the podcast for a third time, are my good friends in Cruel Miracle! We catch up with Ken, CB, and new drummer Joe to talk about their new album "Camaraderie", the soundtrack to the moto experience. This new album is a concept based around riding motorcycles, which we discuss in detail, as well as what bikes we have, and some other riding experiences. We also discuss how this project came to be, how the album...

Duration:00:42:49

Music On Your Own Terms 097 "Ed Wynne - Malcolm Segments, Desmond Wisps & Ozric Tentacles"

12/21/2020
Music On Your Own Terms 097 - Ed Wynne - Malcolm Segments, Desmond Wisps & Ozric Tentacles This episode I am ecstatic to be speaking with the absolute legend that is Mr Ed Wynne from The Ozric Tentacles, a band I have been following for over 20 years. Ed discusses his background, including his artistic upbringing with his dad being famous sculptor Sir David Wynne, being personally encouraged by George Harrison to play guitar, and his experimentation with his friend's Moog synthesizer. We...

Duration:00:37:05

Music On Your Own Terms 096 "Update & Lowdown - New To The Podcast? Start Here!"

12/19/2020
Music On Your Own Terms 096 - Update & Lowdown - New To The Podcast? Start Here! Since it's been almost a year since my last update and over two years since the pilot episode, I figured it was high time to tell you about the podcast and my plans going forward. Subscribe to the podcast Youtube account here! Sign up to stay in the loop for my emotion project here! Want to work with me on your band's social media accounts? Go here! Elise Besler - Episode 42 Latoya Cooper -...

Duration:00:14:27

Music On Your Own Terms 095 "Azhelle Wade/The Toy Coach - Toying With Creativity & Marketing"

12/14/2020
Music On Your Own Terms 095 - Azhelle Wade/The Toy Coach - Toying With Creativity & Marketing Sitting down for a chat this episode is Azhelle Wade, a former VP of branding for a major toy company, three time patented toy inventor, entrepreneur, cancer survivor, and now host of the Making It In The Toy Industry podcast that teaches aspiring toy inventors how to market their ideas and turn them into successful toys. We learn about Azhelle's background in creative design and product...

Duration:00:47:31

Music On Your Own Terms 094 "Jessica Compton/Tree Of Stars - Riffs & Self Care"

12/7/2020
Music On Your Own Terms 094 - Jessica Compton/Tree Of Stars - Riffs & Self Care In this week's episode, I talk to Jessica Compton, the founder of Tree Of Stars, an organization that promotes mental health awareness and addiction recovery, by telling stories through music. We discuss Jessica's history of being abandoned and abused as a child, being arrested and turning to drug use, then her journey leading to self care and helping others on their own journey. We talk about how music, art and...

Duration:00:39:26

Music On Your Own Terms 093 "Andy & James/Black Crown Initiate - Booty Shorts & Existential Crises"

11/30/2020
Music On Your Own Terms 093 - Andy & James/Black Crown Initiate - Booty Shorts & Existential Crises This go around features one of my favorite bands to come out in the last 10 years, Black Crown Initiate. Guitarist Andy Thomas and Vocalist James Dorton talk about the very real, and very emotionally taxing situation of creating their new album, dealing with not being able to tour because of the Covid situation, and what that means for the band, and their mental health. We learn about how the...

Duration:00:55:37

Music On Your Own Terms 092 "Gerrod Harris - Bovine Sex Is For Losers"

11/27/2020
Music On Your Own Terms 092 - Gerrod Harris - Bovine Sex Is For Losers In this episode I chat with Gerrod Harris, drummer and manager of the Toronto based hard rock band, One In The Chamber. We learn about his first foray into music in school, getting drum lessons for his birthday, and attending a drum clinic featuring Chad Smith at a young age that cemented his passion for playing. Gerrod also talks about his constant curiosity around how other bands promote their music, social media and...

Duration:00:54:53

Music On Your Own Terms 091 "Tylor Ketchum - Best Of The Worst Kind"

11/23/2020
Music On Your Own Terms 091 - Tylor Ketchum - Best Of The Worst Kind This episode I chat to Tylor Ketchum, front man and namesake of the band Tylor and The Train Robbers. Tylor tells us how he got into music, how he approaches songwriting, and how he is pivoting to make a living while being unable to tour. We also learn about the family members in his band, how he met his wife, and find out about Tylor's connection to real life train robber Black Jack Ketchum. Tylor & The Train Robbers on...

Duration:00:57:27

Music On Your Own Terms 090 "Craig Dodge - Monetizing Your Music For Film, TV, And Video Games"

11/16/2020
Music On Your Own Terms 090 - Craig Dodge - Monetizing Your Music For Film, TV, And Video Games For this episode I sit down for a chat with composer, teacher, and multi instrumentalist Craig Dodge. Craig talks about his work with film, TV, video game music and sound design, getting your tracks on music libraries, teaching in a local college that is affiliated with Berklee school of music, and also his video based course where he teaches you how to build multiple streams of income doing what...

Duration:00:56:32

Music On Your Own Terms 089 "Matt Bacon - Bringing Home The Bacon!"

11/9/2020
Music On Your Own Terms 089 - Matt Bacon - Bringing Home The Bacon! Joining me on this episode is PR aficionado Matt Bacon from Dropout Media. Matt talks about his upbringing, his obsessive penchant for music culture and history, and how he launched his career working for bands and labels in the metal scene. He also takes us on a fascinating journey behind the scenes of label deals, working for large European festivals interviewing metal legends, and some tips for those who have aspirations...

Duration:00:56:33

Music On Your Own Terms 088 "Bella Bromberg - Should, Can, And Will!"

11/6/2020
Music On Your Own Terms 088 - Bella Bromberg - Should, Can, And Will! For this episode we journey to a sunny autumn morning in New York, and chat with a young singer songwriter named Bella Bromberg, who at the time of the interview is in her second year at Barnard College. Bella talks about her upbringing in California, including her mother making Bella take piano lessons, her dad exposing her to hip hop and R&B music, as well as the urge to start writing songs at a young age. We learn of...

Duration:00:50:21

Music On Your Own Terms 087 "Monica Strut - Social Media Shredder!"

11/2/2020
Music On Your Own Terms 087 - Monica Strut - Social Media Shredder! This time out we are talking social media strategies and the mindset of your band as a business, with Aussie social media rockstar, Monica Strut! Monica talks about her history from her mum forcing her into piano lessons, wanting to be an actress, all the way to touring with her former band and working for Heavy Magazine as a journalist. We discuss a wide range of subjects that bands need to think about to make music for a...

Duration:01:06:57

Music On Your Own Terms 086 "Andrew Plan - The Man With A Plan To Heal You"

10/26/2020
Music On Your Own Terms 086 - Andrew Plan - The Man With A Plan To Heal You For this episode I caught up with my friend Andrew Plan who was the first person I met at the CD Baby DIY Musician Conference back in September of 2019. Andrew talks about how his dad's love of music influenced his own, how music called him away from a potential career in medicine, and his experience in various songwriting contests. We also learn about his songwriting methodologies, getting onto playlists with his...

Duration:00:45:04

Music On Your Own Terms 085 "Just The Tip 4 - Merch Is A Valid Scrabble Word!"

10/23/2020
Music On Your Own Terms 085 - Just The Tip 4 - Merch Is A Valid Scrabble Word! To accompany episode 84 with Bruce Ackerman from Printavo, I decided to reach out to some past guests and ask questions about the merch they sell, and if they had any tips for artists that are looking to increase their sales. In this episode you'll hear from Sensai, Mika Tyyskä/Mr Fastfinger (episode 9), Amie Chatterley/Dakesis (episode 62), Oriana Setz (episode 19 & 58), Mark Summerlin/Honeyjack (episode 22),...

Duration:00:31:01

Music On Your Own Terms 084 "Bruce Ackerman/Printavo - Behind The Merch"

10/19/2020
Music On Your Own Terms 084 - Bruce Ackerman/Printavo - Behind The Merch This time out we welcome Bruce Ackerman, the founder of Printavo, a company whose software helps print shops just like The Skinny Armadillo, track orders, scheduling, and manage customers. Bruce talks about how he got into building apps, his background in music and printing, and takes us through how Printavo as a company, helps shops succeed, grow, and in some cases avoid shutting their doors. We also look at how bands...

Duration:00:45:55

Music On Your Own Terms 083 "EleftheRia Kalampali/ONE:WOMAN:COMPANY - Poetic Motherhood"

10/12/2020
Music On Your Own Terms 083 - EleftheRia Kalampali/ONE:WOMAN:COMPANY - Poetic Motherhood Joining me for a chat about the music industry, is Eleftheria Kalampali, or Ria to her friends, manger of POEM and owner of One:Woman:Company a PR and management organization, that works with a roster of bands, including Hypnotic Nausea and Eien who we heard from in previous episodes, along with a number of others. We discuss the benefits of record deals in the wake of the DIY revolution, various...

Duration:00:37:02