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The Unstarving Musician

The Unstarving Musician’s Podcast features 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.

Aug 30, 2019

Brian Wolff, Kids In a New Group, Fair City Fire, Giving Back, Simple StupidBrian Wolff of Fair City Fire is giving back to Austin’s youth  as Community Engagement Coordinator with a nonprofit called Kids In a New Groove. In this episode we talk about how this work and the mission keeps him connected to his music, the release of his band’s new single Simple Stupid and much more.


Aug 28, 2019

Aki Kimar Signs with Sony India, releases new single DilrubaOnly a few episodes ago I was joined by Bollywood Blues artist, Aki Kumar. Aki had some exciting news at the time that was under wraps, so I wanted to have him back to announce his signing with Sony Music India and the release of his single Dilruba.

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We start by discussing the Sony Music India launch...

Aug 23, 2019

The artist known as My Name is Chapel releases a new single called Taxi Cab today. Chapel is also in the midst of producing and scoring his first film. We discuss this, his recent full-length album, the origins of his name, and more.

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We start by discussing our shared connection of previous guest Chris...

Aug 16, 2019

Simon Tam, founder and bassist of The Slants | Matal v. Tam | Author of Music Business Hacks The Daily Habits of the Self-Made Musician and host of the Music Business Hacks podcastIn this dual interview episode, I speak with Simon Tam about all he’s doing for the music community through podcasting, public speaking and writing. We also talk about his activism and support for other artists. Then we switch seats and Simon interviews me for his Music Business Hacks podcast.

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Aug 9, 2019

Kofy Brown on Creating a Joyful Music Career and Being In-Demand | Multi Instrumentalist, Singer, Songwriter, Kofy Brown Band, Skip the Needle, Little Village Foundation | Photo by Irene YoungMy guest for this episode is multi-instrumentalist and songwriter Kofy Brown. We navigate the balancing act of her many projects, how she’s managed to stay in high demand, and what she’d say to younger players about creating an in demand and joyful music career.

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We start the episode by talking...