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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 137 ”Rascal Whack - A Place For Musical Meditation”

9/21/2021
Music On Your Own Terms 137 - Rascal Whack - A Place For Musical Meditation In this episode I talk to Stathis Skaloubakas of the Greek band, Rascal Whack, who released their new album Maliveni earlier this year. Stathis talks about what the title means, how the concept threads through the songs on the album, and the specific way the band writes music to maintain a coherent sound. We also learn about Stathis' day job as a lawyer, how acting classes shaped his philosophies on life, and how...

Duration:00:36:45

Music On Your Own Terms 136 ”Fotis Delinikolas - The Djstinguished Djentleman”

9/14/2021
Music On Your Own Terms 136 - Fotis Delinikolas - The Djstinguished Djentleman We head back to Greece this episode for a chat with and incredible session guitarist, Fotis Delinikolas, who, after being ridiculously busy touring with various bands and pop singers, has finally had the time during Covid, to record a solo instrumental album, which by the way, seriously rips! Fotis talks about his musical upbringing, his career with two of Greece's most well known singers, touring and recording...

Duration:00:47:43

Music On Your Own Terms 135 ”Chris Cavera - A Pre-Emptive Strike Of The Killbot”

9/7/2021
Music On Your Own Terms 135 - Chris Cavera - A Pre-Emptive Strike Of The Killbot Joining me in this long overdue interview, is the master shredder of Killbot Zero himself, Mr. Chris Cavera. Regular listeners will have heard his guitar playing on pretty much every episode's intro music, as well as a few Killbot tunes, and possibly even a Brucifer track as well. Chris shares his musical history, how he writes music, and of course we disappear down the obligatory guitar gear rabbit hole! We...

Duration:01:14:24

Music On Your Own Terms 134 ”ScreenAge - In Case Of Sunburn, Do Not Resuscitate”

8/31/2021
Music On Your Own Terms 134 - ScreenAge - In Case Of Sunburn, Do Not Resuscitate Joining me for this episode is New Jersey based band ScreenAge who have recently released their second album "DNR", a concept album about the seven stages of life. Emily and Sam, talk us through how they got into music and their respective instruments, and how the band came about. We also learn that they are constantly keeping tabs on the current trends in the music business, always increasing their knowledge...

Duration:00:37:12

Music On Your Own Terms 133 "Cas Weinbren - The Architecture Of A Career In Music"

8/24/2021
Music On Your Own Terms 133 - Cas Weinbren - The Architecture Of A Career In Music In this episode I chat to New York based keyboard player and producer Cas Weinbren of See See Beats. Cas talks about his musical upbringing, becoming trained in classical and jazz on the piano, and then diving head first into the music industry to take any opportunity that has come his way. We also learn about Cas' love of architecture and project management, and how he invests in real estate and construction...

Duration:00:43:30

Music On Your Own Terms 132 "Charlie PS - Ghosts, Tattoos, & Alt Rock"

8/17/2021
Music On Your Own Terms 132 - Charlie PS - Ghosts, Tattoos, & Alt Rock This episode I talk to alt-rock singer-songwriter Charlie PS, from Vancouver, Canada. She talks about how her dad encouraged her love of music from a young age, coincidentally when they lived in the UK, the move to Canada, graduating music college, as well as the influences that have shaped her sound. We learn about the highs of 2019 where Charlie played a run of memorable shows and festivals, to the lows of COVID, which...

Duration:00:55:32

Music On Your Own Terms 131 "Johanna Patrice Hagarty - The Ultimate Silver Bullet To Success"

8/10/2021
Music On Your Own Terms 131 - Johanna Patrice Hagarty - The Ultimate Silver Bullet To Success My resident marketing expert Johanna Hagarty returns 100 episodes after her first appearance, to catch us up with what she's been doing lately, and talks about her new upcoming course, Art Hero, that will coach creatives in how to run their business. We also hear about Johanna's recent experience as a festival event staff member, and what that was like in a COVID world. The main part of our...

Duration:00:47:47

Music On Your Own Terms 130 "Sumo Cyco - Head Wounds & Hijinks!"

7/20/2021
Music On Your Own Terms 130 - Sumo Cyco - Head Wounds & Hijinks! Joining me for episode 130 is Sumo Cyco, who we first heard about in episode 113 with Darryl Hurs! Matt and Skye graciously take time out of their vacation to talk about the history of the band, how they met each other when Skye was a pop singer signed with Capitol records, and hired Matt as her guitar player. We also hear about the knowledge they gained from the corporate machine, touring with Brittany Spears, and the world...

Duration:00:51:49

Music On Your Own Terms 129 "Mik & Maxi - Guitars, Drums, & Sit-down Comedy"

7/13/2021
Music On Your Own Terms 129 - Mik & Maxi - Guitars, Drums, & Sit-down Comedy Mik & Maxi, are a power-pop duo from LA, featuring Mik on guitar and vocals, and Maxi on drums and vocals, taking on various topics related to mental health, combating negative social stigmas, and creating a positive mindset to achieve your goals. We talk about the history of the band, why they decided to take on management so early on, and what the benefits are of a singles driven model. We also learn about the...

Duration:00:47:57

Music On Your Own Terms 128 "Ken Tizzard - All Together On A Whisky Wednesday"

7/6/2021
Music On Your Own Terms 128 - Ken Tizzard - All Together On A Whisky Wednesday Chatting with me this episode is singer/songwriter Ken Tizzard, who has had an extremely varied career playing in the Canadian punk scene, playing with The Watchmen, touring with his brother in law Ian Thornley and opening for Nickelback in stadiums, traveling with Ron Hynes on his final tour, and now finding success as a country/folk artist. We learn about Ken's experience with transitioning from live music to...

Duration:00:53:45

Music On Your Own Terms 127 "Brianna Ruelas - The Reality Of TV Talent Shows"

6/29/2021
Music On Your Own Terms 127 - Brianna Ruelas - The Reality Of TV Talent Shows This time out I talk to realty show singing coach, Brianna Ruelas! We discover how Brianna started singing at young age, went to college for music, and got through to the top 100 on season 4 of American Idol. She gives us some tips on using TV talent shows as a tool to get your brand in front of the millions of viewers that watch the shows, and changing your mindset about the experience as a marketing tool, rather...

Duration:00:44:57

Music On Your Own Terms 126 "Ivan Bodley - Am I Famous Yet?"

6/22/2021
Music On Your Own Terms 126 - Ivan Bodley - Am I Famous Yet? Joining me this episode, with a resume as long as your arm, is pro bass player, Ivan "Funkboy" Bodley, who has just released his memoir "Am I Famous Yet?". Ivan shares his music business history starting with college radio, and then working for Epic records, promoting bands like Living Colour. He then discusses what prompted him to go to Berklee to complete his foundational knowledge in order to play for a living instead of...

Duration:01:00:30

Music On Your Own Terms 125 "Martin Atkins - The Secret To Success Is Unneutered Zombie Kittens"

6/15/2021
Music On Your Own Terms 125 - Martin Atkins - The Secret To Success Is Unneutered Zombie Kittens It is with great pleasure that I present my interview with the one and only Martin Atkins, drummer for Public Image Limited, Killing Joke, Ministry, his own band Pigface, entrepreneur, college lecturer, author, and international speaker. Martin talks about his journey, from his dad getting him a drum kit and setting him up with gigs, the early punk scene and joining PIL, to noticing the...

Duration:01:02:42

Music On Your Own Terms 124 "Evgen Tsibulin/Pleximents - Escaping The Maze"

6/8/2021
Music On Your Own Terms 124 - Evgen Tsibulin/Pleximents - Escaping The Maze Joining me this episode, from Siberia, is Pleximents mastermind, Evgen Tsibulin, a multi-instrumentalist, who used to tour in a death metal band, and whose current day job is as a guitar player for an orchestra. We discover what prompted Evgen to create the Pleximent's album The Maze Within, which is effectively a prog-metal symphony, as well as the meaning behind the track names, lyrics, and concept as a whole....

Duration:00:52:00

Music On Your Own Terms 123 "Carolyn Shulman - Astro-Physicist Approved Love Songs"

6/1/2021
Music On Your Own Terms 123 - Carolyn Shulman - Astro-Physicist Approved Love Songs Joining me from Denver, Colorado, is singer-songwriter Carolyn Shulman. We discover how her dad influenced her love of music, how she won a songwriting competition in college, but ended up becoming a social security lawyer in Houston, Texas, until she and her family moved to Colorado, where she decided to become a full time musician. Carolyn also shares what her law degree has taught her to watch out for in...

Duration:00:49:56

Music On Your Own Terms 122 "Erik Cabral - Drumming Up A Podcasting Empire"

5/25/2021
Music On Your Own Terms 122 - Erik Cabral - Drumming Up A Podcasting Empire Erik is a serial entrepreneur that has created PodMax, On Air Brands, and the Mindado Investment Group, after a successful yet unfulfilling period working in corporate America. Erik shares the journey he took to reprogram his industrial mind into that of an entrepreneur, that creates wealth and invests his time rather than spending it. We also learn how he got into playing music, ending up with the drums, and...

Duration:00:43:56

Music On Your Own Terms 121 "Dylan Blackman/Music Minds Collective - Live Long And Promote!"

5/18/2021
Music On Your Own Terms 121 - Dylan Blackman/Music Minds Collective - Live Long And Promote! Joining me for a chat this time around, is Dylan Blackman, who runs Music Minds Collective, a digital marketing agency that helps indie musicians run better campaigns to find new fans, and be more effective with existing followers. We talk about Dylan's background as a musician, how he got into his day job as a performance and sound production lecturer at a technical college, and how he ended up...

Duration:00:59:19

Music On Your Own Terms 120 "Kostas Sampanis - Atumune In The Mountains"

5/11/2021
Music On Your Own Terms 120 - Kostas Sampanis - Atumune In The Mountains This episode I am joined by Greek guitarist, Kostas Sampanis, to talk about his newly released EP, Autumne. We discuss the conception of the album, which Kostas reveals is dedicated to his late grandmother, something that I really connect to on a deep emotional level, as my grandmother was very special to me as well. In addition to his EP, we also talk about Kostas' philosophies on teaching music theory and technique...

Duration:00:38:18

Music On Your Own Terms 119 "Austin Zhang - Bravely Discovering The Sounds Of NYC"

5/4/2021
Music On Your Own Terms 119 - Austin Zhang - Bravely Discovering The Sounds Of NYC In this episode I talk to Austin Zhang, a Texas native that moved to NYC to go to college, and immerse himself in the Jazz scene. We hear about Austin's history in music with guitar, then switching to saxophone and being named number one at the Texas All State Jazz competition, and subsequently being invited to play gigs in Deep Ellum, all while still in high school. We also hear about the entrepreneurial...

Duration:00:45:36

Music On Your Own Terms 118 "X. Ari - Transforming Pain Into Power"

4/30/2021
Music On Your Own Terms 118 - X. Ari - Transforming Pain Into Power This episode I talk with LA based/Toronto born artist X. Ari, in the run up to her month long mental health festival, Mental Health With X. Ari. We talk about Ari's history in performance, touring in girl bands in her teens, moving to LA and making music a career as well as some great tips surrounding her songwriting process. Ari also shares stories about her experiences with mental health, suffering from comorbid disorders...

Duration:00:48:19