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Music lover? DIY Musician? Singer? Songwriter? Brazil fan? Ahoy! Every Monday I will tell you my stories about being an indie musician in Rio de Janeiro. If you thought you heard everything about the land of samba and bossa nova, you gotta check this show out!

Music lover? DIY Musician? Singer? Songwriter? Brazil fan? Ahoy! Every Monday I will tell you my stories about being an indie musician in Rio de Janeiro. If you thought you heard everything about the land of samba and bossa nova, you gotta check this show out!
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Brazil

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Music lover? DIY Musician? Singer? Songwriter? Brazil fan? Ahoy! Every Monday I will tell you my stories about being an indie musician in Rio de Janeiro. If you thought you heard everything about the land of samba and bossa nova, you gotta check this show out!

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English

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Episodes

EPISODE 15: never try to be yourself

2/18/2018
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Episode #15 never try to be yourself. Sounds crazy? Being yourself can be really hard, especially if you try it. Feeling comfortable on stage is not a magical power that some have and others don´t, but a mix of self-knowledge and training. You have to learn yourself by heart and then... just forget everything you´ve learned. Final treat: a draft version of a Brazilian singing a German song: Kein Schwein ruft mich an (Max Raabe). Enjoy!

Duration:00:10:42

EPISODE 14: sometimes it is really not about you - learning how to collaborate with other musicians

2/12/2018
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EPISODE #14: sometimes it is really not about you - learning how to collaborate with other musicians. "Think outside the box!", they say. Ok, you would love to collab with musicians from outside your local scene, but you´re not really sure on how to start the adventure. Fear no more! 3 simple steps to make a true globetrotter musician! (p.s. special thanks to the amazing Tim Carrigg!) Final [Carnival] treat: Uva de Caminhão (Assis Valente). More Brazilian Carnival, less talk? You got it,...

Duration:00:12:26

EPISODE 13: how badly do you need a day off? - a talk about time management

2/4/2018
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EPSIODE #13 - how badly do you need a day off? - a talk about time management Does your time schedule includes a "dolce far niente" moment? A time for cooling off, doing nothing at all. Sounds like sci-fi to you? Then you might not know it yet,, but you need my advice, believe me! So take a few minutes, hit play and relax. You deserve it! Final treat: Curare (Bororó), a tune from 1940. Less chatting, more music? No problem! You can listen to the song here: https://youtu.be/Eg12WghONX4 or...

Duration:00:09:22

EPISODE 12: let´s get Wilde! - how Oscar Wilde´s quotes can help indie artists

1/28/2018
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EPISODE #12 let´s get Wilde! - how Oscar Wilde´s quotes can help indie artists. Be sincere: how many times in your life you needed good advice coming from an experienced mentor? Indie artist? Then you definitely know what I mean. What do you think about one coming from the Victorian period? Sounds experienced enough? Ladies & gents: meet Mr. Wilde. Oscar Wilde. His quotes may save your life! Or, at least your day. Doubt it? Try it out and get wise! And a bit wild, too. Final treat: Por una...

Duration:00:11:40

EPISODE 11: when Chanel meets Piaf - a talk about personal branding

1/21/2018
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Episode #11: How much do you care about your personal branding in general? What about your stage presence, including your looks? Let me tell you what Gabrielle Chanel and Édith Piaf told me about the power of a little black dress on stage. Final treat: Goodbye Pork Pie Hat (C. Mingus). Lyrics by Geisa Fernandes. No time for chatting? https://youtu.be/8O98pdNDHJE

Duration:00:11:30

EPISODE 10: let the tune set the gender

1/14/2018
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EPISODE #10: let the tune set the gender Hurray! We made it, folks! 10 episodes! A milestone! Let's get philosophical and face big questions, starting with a gender related one: should the interpreter change the lyrics according to her/his gender? Is it a personal choice or a social convention? Final treat: Enamorado Tuyo (feat. Santiago Tavella) 10 episodes! Ha! Thank you! Love you all! Less chatting, more tunes? Check it out:...

Duration:00:11:05

EPISODE 9: 5 simple steps to achieve your goals as an indie artist in 2018 - satisfaction guaranteed!

1/7/2018
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Episode #9: if your New Year´s resolutions are already forgotten by January 7, then you might have not realized it yet, but you need my help, dear listener. Fear not, for my five steps will make 2018 a flawless year! Warning: you might fall my five steps useful even if you are not an indie artist. Final treat: my cover from Sympathique (Forbes & Lauderdale) No time for chatting? check out the tune here: https://youtu.be/4fLOu27k7bM

Duration:00:12:15

EPISODE 8: new year´s resolutions: a talk about mindset

1/1/2018
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Episode #8: New year´s resolutions: a talk about mindset. Happy New Year! New year, new life... or is it? How about your new year´s resolutions? What do you think about new year´s eve rituals? How do resolutions can help you as an indie artist? The magic word: mindset. Set your mind and check out the final treat: Desfigurado (Cartola) No time for chatting? You can also listen to this tune here: https://youtu.be/M2PNC7mz_XA

Duration:00:10:58

EPISODE 7: what is your christmas story?

12/25/2017
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Episode #7: It is Christmas time! Again. The shared moments, waiting for Santa, the smell of gift wrapping paper, oh those precious memories or... are they? What can we learn from this over-and-over repeated experience? I bet you all have a story to tell, so please share it on the comments and let it rain or snow, have yourself a great X-mas! Final treat: Peito Vazio (Cartola). No time for chatting? Link to song on my YouTube channel (don´t forget to subscribe!): https://youtu.be/gFJKopk-Exc

Duration:00:09:48

PODCAST 6: my dad was born in the 19th century! - a true story

12/18/2017
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Episode #6: My dad was born in the nineteenth century. No catch. True story, How would you like to have the weight of two centuries on your shoulders? How does our biography affects/reflects the work we do? Is time a prison or a high priced tutor? Care for some experimental jazz? - Final treat: Overseas (Geisa Fernandes) - No time for chatting? Link to song on YouTube (don´t forget to subscribe!): https://youtu.be/H7pUv95UtmI

Duration:00:08:51

EPISODE 5: where does inspiration come from?

12/10/2017
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Episode #5: Where does your inspiration come from? Do you need a muse to inspire you? Can you do the trick of turning daily experiences into pure gold? Let me tell me you about this subway story... Final treat: Pele Adentro (Geisa Fernandes)

Duration:00:08:43

EPISODE 4: in mondrian´s mind

12/3/2017
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A documentary on the Dutch painter Piet Mondrian (1872-1944) made me wonder: what is the price to pay for an ideal? Is it really all worthy it? Are you sure you are doing the right thing? An episode on how life is. Final treat; The Right Song (Geisa Fernandes) Link to my Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/geisafernandes

Duration:00:11:26

EPISODE 3: content, content, content - just one of those days that change your life

11/26/2017
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Just one of those days.... that change your life! On how I got over 2000 new followers overnight, the importance of searching for excellence and how I got a really cool YouTube address. Final treat; Pelo Telefone (Donga, 1916), the first samba registered in Brazil. Link to my Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/geisafernandes

Duration:00:13:07

EPISODE 2: to be young, gifted and... a woman

11/20/2017
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Songs? Checked! Recording Studio? Checked? Musicians? Checked! You gotta it all, girl! Or... do you? Learning the ropes on how to deal with a team of is always hard and being the only woman in the room does not help at all. The first experiences might be hard, but they sure teach us a lot. And, by the way, do you know what a persona is? Check it out! Final treat: Grandes Causas (Big Causes) by Geisa Fernandes

Duration:00:10:37

EPISODE 1 - what am I doing here anyway?

11/12/2017
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"What am I doing here anyway?" My first podcast ever! Is the sound ok? Am I talking loud enough? Will anyone ever going to listen to it? Just in case... In this episode I introduce myself, free style. Going from fondest childhood memories to the first step into an indie career: a solo CD with my songs. Final treat: song Jules & Jim (Geisa Fernandes)

Duration:00:11:09