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

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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 116 "Culture Of Digital Elegance - Yiannis And Vicky's Orb Of Mystery"

4/20/2021
Music On Your Own Terms 116 - Culture Of Digital Elegance - Yiannis And Vicky's Orb Of Mystery This episode I talk to Yiannis and Vicky from the prog/experimental band Culture Of Digital Elegance, who are a Greek band working with Ria Kalampali of One Woman Company. We find out about the band's writing process, and how they record, their work as producers and with sound design for a game company, as well as why they got into music in the first place. We also discuss some of the gear that...

Duration:00:34:28

Music On Your Own Terms 115 "Juha Ruokangas/Ruokangas Guitars - What If?"

4/13/2021
Music On Your Own Terms 115 - Juha Ruokangas/Ruokangas Guitars - What If? It is with great pleasure and gratitude that I present my conversation with Mr. Juha Ruokangas, of Ruokangas Guitars, Finnish luthier, innovator and life coach! Regular listeners will remember my episode with Mika Tyyskä (Mr Fastfinger) all the way back in episode 9, who not only play's Juha's instruments, is a good friend, but also created a film about the making of a Mr Fastfinger signature guitar (with Sensai's...

Duration:01:45:49

Music On Your Own Terms 114 "Steven Schwartz/The Crooked Vines - May The Gumbo Be With You"

4/6/2021
Music On Your Own Terms 114 - Steven Schwartz/The Crooked Vines - May The Gumbo Be With You This time out, I chat with Steven Schwartz, keyboardist, saxophonist, and manager of the New Orleans based band, The Crooked Vines. Steven talks about his start in music, going to Loyola University and remaining in NOLA after graduation, to play in various bands, then go on to form the band in question. We also talk at length about the music industry, the business of being in a band, and Steven's...

Duration:01:15:49

Music On Your Own Terms 113 "Darryl Hurs - Indie 101"

3/30/2021
Music On Your Own Terms 113 - Darryl Hurs - Indie 101 This episode I'm joined by Indie Week Founder and Director of Market Development Canada for CD Baby, Darryl Hurs! Darryl talks about the upcoming Indie 101 conference that will be happening April 20th-24th, about Indie Week and Screen X Screen, as well as his experience working for CD Baby on their global team. We also hear about how Darryl got into music and some of the amazing experiences he's had while traveling the globe. This...

Duration:00:50:56

Music On Your Own Terms 112 "Ben VanBuskirk/Blackout Orchestra - Blue Skies & Toronto Ghosts"

3/23/2021
Music On Your Own Terms 112 - Ben VanBuskirk/Blackout Orchestra - Blue Skies & Toronto Ghosts Joining me for a chat in this episode is Toronto based artist Ben VanBuskirk, who has just released his new album under the moniker Blackout Orchestra. We talk about Ben's influences and history in various bands, as well as the breakup that caused him to hit rock bottom, and nearly ending it all, through to dealing with mental health and his subsequent sobriety, that all contributed to creating...

Duration:00:44:10

Music On Your Own Terms 111 "Lisa Brigantino - Rock N' Roll Ducks From Minnesota"

3/16/2021
Music On Your Own Terms 111 - Lisa Brigantino - Rock N' Roll Ducks From Minnesota Joining me for this episode is an original member of Lez Zeppelin, solo artist, owner of Hidden Pond Productions and one half of the musical comedy duo Vickie And Nickie, Lisa Brigantino. Lisa talks about her upbringing in a musical family, where a life outside of music was never even a thought, how she was able to quit her day job to tour the world and play the Download and Bonnaroo festivals, as well as...

Duration:00:45:12

Music On Your Own Terms 110 "Angel Vivaldi - Gina & The Train Of Angels"

3/9/2021
Music On Your Own Terms 110 - Angel Vivaldi - Gina & The Train Of Angels This episode it's my privilege to be talking with Mr. Angel Vivaldi, virtuoso instrumental guitarist, philanthropist, and one damn funny dude! Angel shares his journey from being inspired by Kurt Cobain to pick up the guitar, to becoming an accidental guitar hero, tour stories of disappearing sound guys, and a look into being endorsed and getting his own signature guitar that has become a production model. He also...

Duration:01:10:18

Music On Your Own Terms 109 "Tom Donohue - No Sleep 'Til Blockchain"

3/2/2021
Music On Your Own Terms 109 - Tom Donohue - No Sleep 'Til Blockchain In this episode I talk to producer, entrepreneur and digital marketer Tom Donohue. Tom shares his experience with marketing, blockchain and crypto currency, as well as his mindset on learning various skill sets by actively doing the task you want to achieve. He also talks about the importance of finding multiple income streams as a creative, and how he handles his ideas being rejected by investors for the startup companies...

Duration:00:38:29

Music On Your Own Terms 108 "Something Called Eden James"

2/23/2021
Music On Your Own Terms 108 - Something Called Eden James Joining me in this interview is Australian-born, NYC-based singer, songwriter, and entrepreneur, Eden James. We hear about his first foray into music, learning drum rudiments in the school marching band, then picking up a guitar and starting to write songs as a young teen. We hear about Eden's journey to the UK, and then winning a visa lottery to live in the US, at the suggestion of his then girlfriend. Eden shares a lot of valuable...

Duration:01:04:09

Music On Your Own Terms 107 "Steven Volpp and Dweezil Zappa - A Rewarding Conversation"

2/16/2021
Music On Your Own Terms 107 - Steven Volpp and Dweezil Zappa - A Rewarding Conversation Joining me this episode is Acme Marketing CEO, Steven Volpp, and the legendary Dweezil Zappa, to talk about their new venture Reward Music. Reward is a full service platform that gives artists all the tools they need to host their music, media, website, and everything else required to connect with fans in order to make a living from their art, without having to give everything away on social media and...

Duration:01:20:15

Music On Your Own Terms 106 "Matt Connard/War Chariot - Fear Not The Fire"

2/9/2021
Music On Your Own Terms 106 - Matt Connard/War Chariot - Fear Not The Fire If you are in crisis, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255) or contact the Crisis Text Line by texting TALK to 741741. For the National Sexual Assault Hotline call 1-800-656-4673 or visit https://www.rainn.org. In this episode I talk to Matt Connard about his studio project War Chariot. Since the interview, it was announced that War Chariot has broken up, however Matt...

Duration:01:03:47

Music On Your Own Terms 105 "Stranger Than Fiction Theory"

2/2/2021
Music On Your Own Terms 105 - Stranger Than Fiction Theory This episode I talk to Jonathan McNary, Jonathan Moore, and McCaul Ragland, about their baby, Fiction Theory. We met the two Jonathans back in episode 74 with Gary McGrath, and also in episode 101, which itself was spawned out of this very interview. McCaul shares how he got into music and his perspective on what it means to be an artist, whether that be musical or visual. We also learn how the guys have been writing songs, a little...

Duration:00:53:00

Music On Your Own Terms 104 "Heavy Metal Therapy With Dr. Katie Quinn"

1/26/2021
Music On Your Own Terms 104 - Heavy Metal Therapy With Dr. Katie Quinn In this episode I talk to clinical psychologist and metalhead, Dr. Katie Quinn about her internet support group, Heavy Metal Therapy, that is bringing together the metal community to talk about mental health issues, share stories and provide resources to help people overcome their challenges. We learn about Katie's background, including how metal helped her get through a particularly stressful period, the support she...

Duration:00:35:36

Music On Your Own Terms 103 "Tom Callahan - The Ethics Of Supporting Indie Artists"

1/19/2021
Music On Your Own Terms 103 - Tom Callahan - The Ethics Of Supporting Indie Artists In this episode I talk to Tom Callahan, a music industry veteran who has worked for IRS records with Miles Copeland, Virgin records and more besides, helped co-found the licensing platform Songtradr, and has now launched a full service marketing and distribution company for artists called Indie Advance. Tom talks about his history in the industry, including his start as a touring musician, working as a...

Duration:00:50:16

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