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The Unstarving Musician’s Podcast features weekly interviews with indie music artists an industry pros who share their experience and expertise on songwriting, recording, touring, getting gigs, marketing, and much more. It’s all intended to help indie artists to more of what they love–make music.

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Jul 27, 2018

Dean Johanesen, Circus Swing, Songwriter Festivals, Music Teacher, 24 Hour MenCircus swing is my favorite genre that’s been used to label Dean Johanesen. The label comes from Dean’s fascination with circus history and a family story that ties it all together. In discussing my fondness of this genre with Dean, he confessed that he’s not sure (yet) that he wants to be defined by circus swing...


Jul 20, 2018

Amy S Killingsworth, Amy & Gary's House Concerts, San Antonio TX, Host ProducerAmy S Killingsworth founded and co-produces Amy & Gary’s House Concerts of San Antonio Texas. I’m fascinated with house concerts as of late, and this conversation was an opportunity to get the host perspective. Amy and Gary hosted their first show in April of 2016. Their 25th house concert will happen in July of...


Jul 11, 2018

Crystal & Pete Damore, Ordinary Elephant, Folk, Scars We Keep, Object WritingLife and songwriting on the road was the underscoring theme of my interview with Crystal & Pete Damore of Ordinary Elephant. We actually discuss a number of topics including how they've grown their Spotify audience, songwriting camps, the daily practice of object writing, music festival showcase gigs, and the importance...


Jul 6, 2018

Singer Songwriter Roger Blevins Jr is the driving force of Austin based Mingo Fishtrap. He grew up listening to R&B, soul, funk, metal, hip-hop, and a little rock, but Mingo Fishtrap is known for the sound of Texas soul.

In this episode Roger and I discuss a songwriting accountability group that has driven him to set...