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Stand Out. Get Your Music Heard. Make Your Mark.

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Stand Out. Get Your Music Heard. Make Your Mark.

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What I’ve been waiting for!!!!

By Joshua Turner - Jan 03 2019
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What makes the Monster Musician Podcast different than others like it, is that the host ask’s the guests questions in a way that allows the listener to hear the step by step process of the steps the guest took to get to where they are. It’s the kind of show I’ve been waiting for as a pro musician! 5 STARS!

Greg tells it like it is!!!!!!!

By rickbarkermusic - Feb 08 2016
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Love his style, love his honesty, love his passion…..

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15 Ratings
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14
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What I’ve been waiting for!!!!

By Joshua Turner - Jan 03 2019
Read more
What makes the Monster Musician Podcast different than others like it, is that the host ask’s the guests questions in a way that allows the listener to hear the step by step process of the steps the guest took to get to where they are. It’s the kind of show I’ve been waiting for as a pro musician! 5 STARS!

Greg tells it like it is!!!!!!!

By rickbarkermusic - Feb 08 2016
Read more
Love his style, love his honesty, love his passion…..
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The Musician Monster Podcast: Music Business For Musicians

Latest release on Sep 26, 2019

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: MMP003: The Top Five Biggest Mistakes I Made As A Musician-A Delayed Introduction

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In this episode of the Musician Monster Podcast, I spend a few minutes introducing myself and reveal the hard truth behind my personal failures as a musician. I prefer to perform interviews because I think you will find them more interesting. But then I realized I haven't introduced myself yet. I've never explained who I am, what I do, and why you would, or wouldn't, give a rats ass. How rude of me. This is a short episode ;)

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Apr 19 2015

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Rank #2: MMP013: Rick Barker Talks About Managing Taylor Swift And The Music Industry Blueprint

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Rick Barker loves developing artists and watching them grow. A skill that served him well managing Taylor Swift's career in the early days of Big Machine Records. Rick talks about growing up poor and stepping down as Taylor's manager just as he was about to make more money than he ever had.

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Mar 18 2016

41mins

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Rank #3: MMP005: The High Priestess of Kobra and the Lotus – Kobra Paige

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Kobra Paige is a phenomenal musician, vocalist, and songwriter--but she didn't get there overnight. Starting out as a spectator in a Judas Priest concert, she spent years writing songs and continues to pursue music at all costs.

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May 29 2015

31mins

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Rank #4: MMP033: Powerful Music Business Hacks – How Improving Your Efficiency Will Give You BIG Results With Less Effort

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There’s nothing better than Asian efficiency hacks :) Which is why I’m excited to introduce today’s guest, Simon Tam, founder of Asian dance rock band, The Slants, who turned down a one million dollar recording contract and an offer for their own reality TV show. Whaaat??? In addition to making an appearance on The Price […]

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Apr 19 2018

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Rank #5: MMP014: How To Make A Viral Music Video

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Today's guest is Grant McFarland. His band, Galactic Empire, moved from obscurity to stardom almost instantly. They did not have a fan base or a significant internet presence—they had never even released an album. They covered the main Star Wars theme and released a music video alongside it. In 24 hours that video was viewed over 2 million times, leading to more than 2,000 sales of Galactic Empire's rendition of the Star Wars theme, in less than 7 days.

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Mar 30 2016

23mins

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Rank #6: MMP036: Music Branding Like A Rockstar: How Music Industry Icons Brand Their Music

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Ever wonder how music branding works for huge artists? How do they do it? Think about U2 or AC/DC, they have consistently matched a brand with their music for decades. Even new artists like Taylor Swift and Justin Timberlake. They re-brand every album. How do they do it? That’s what we’ll talk about in today’s episode. Steve […]

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Aug 03 2018

45mins

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Rank #7: MMP031: Get Your Music Heard: The 3 Pillars Of Music Marketing

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What’s the best way to market your music? How do you get your music heard? What should you do first when there are so many options? We’ll answer those questions in today’s episode. There are fundamental truths that make marketing your music easier. Today you’ll discover those truths and three pillars of music marketing. Arm […]

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Dec 01 2017

39mins

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Rank #8: MMP020: How To Book More Shows and Triple Turnout At Your Next Gig

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Today's guest is Steve Palfreyman from Music Launch Hub. He's going to show us how to grow a fanbase that grows itself. Whether you're just getting started in music or been busy growing your fanbase for years, this episode will give you direction on how to earn people's undivided attention so they spread the word about

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Aug 08 2016

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Rank #9: MMP030: Six Critical Steps To A Successful Music Crowdfunding Campaign

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There’s a lot of mystery around music crowdfunding and it’s difficult to find solid advice that’s proven to work. Today’s guest has helped hundreds of artists run uber successful music crowdfunding campaigns (including some of our previous guests). His name is Ian Anderson from launchandrelease.com. Today, Ian simplifies successful music crowdfunding, and condenses everything we need […]

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Aug 31 2017

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Rank #10: MMP035: Become A Greater Musician By Changing The Way You Think About Music

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Let me ask you a question. As a musician, do you expect to struggle? Do you think making it in music is supposed to be hard? Impossible, even? What if I told you that wasn’t true. That it is possible to go from where you are to where you want be quickly, and with fewer […]

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Jun 15 2018

54mins

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Rank #11: MMP025: How To Win Fans And Influence People

Nov 15 2016

22mins

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Rank #12: MMP029: Unstoppable Musicians – The No BS, In Your Face TRUTH About What It Takes To Make It In Music

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At the risk of sounding melodramatic, if you want to make it in the music industry and seeking the truth about what it takes, today’s episode could be a game changer for you. First, if you haven’t heard of Peter Hollens, search his name on Google. He is today’s guest. You need to understand just how popular he […]

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Apr 03 2017

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Rank #13: MMP021: How To Get Your Fan’s Undivided Attention: Using Music To Create A Community That Grows Itself

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Today's guest is Steve Palfreyman from Music Launch Hub. He's going to show us how to grow a fanbase that grows itself. Whether you're just getting started in music or been busy growing your fanbase for years, this episode will give you direction on how to earn people's undivided attention so they spread the word about

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Aug 20 2016

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Rank #14: MMP026: The Best Music Marketing Strategies – All The Sneaky Ways People Sell You Music And You Don’t Even Realize It

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Today's guest is John Oszajca, the founder of Music Marketing Manifesto. John teaches a systematic approach to marketing music online.

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Dec 01 2016

42mins

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Rank #15: MMP024: The Three Paths To Success In The Music Industry

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A little over a year ago I attended a webinar that was hosted by Dave Kusek from the New Artist Model. In that webinar, Dave shared some of the most helpful information I have ever received. When pursuing music, one of the biggest challenges is finding out what to actually do. The options are limitless. That’s why I’m excited about today’s episode. Dave narrows down those infinite options to three, specific paths.

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Oct 12 2016

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Rank #16: MMP027: Organize Your Band – How To Transform Disorderly Musicians Into A Well-Oiled Machine

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Matt Rappaport is an independent musician from Detroit, Michigan. Today, he comes on the podcast to share how getting organized, helped his band go from earning under $20k per year to more than $200k in less than 12 months.

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Jan 17 2017

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Rank #17: MMP034: Finding Your Place In The Music Industry

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The music industry is large. It’s easy to get discouraged and doubt. Sometimes, we’re tempted to quit. In today’s episode, Bobby Owsinski joins us. From performing live to session work, studio recording and sound engineering, Bobby has the benefit of being immersed in the music industry his entire life. And if there’s one thing he understands, […]

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May 10 2018

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Rank #18: MMP022: Getting An EDGE In The Music Business

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Today's guest is an award-winning entrepreneur, musician, and manager of a platinum selling pop band. He's toured Europe, North America, and the Far East; played on countless TV and radio shows and performed in some of the most renowned music venues in the world.

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Sep 06 2016

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Rank #19: MMP018: How A Website Will Enhance Your Music

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Today's guest is Ross from Electric Kiwi. A designer and developer that specializes in creating custom websites for singers, songwriters, and musicians. Ross agreed to come on the show and give the inside scoop on how to craft the perfect music website.

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Jul 06 2016

38mins

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Rank #20: MMP023: Write Better Music – Getting Comfortable With (Brutally Honest) Feedback – Audiokite

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This episode is part of a series I'm doing to give you an over the shoulder view of how to earn income from original music step by step. All the info is taken directly from what I experience while doing it for myself. If you want a quick intro to each step

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Sep 23 2016

42mins

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