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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.

Dec 16, 2022

Dean Johanesen, smiling in hat, tie and vest, sepia photo | Dean Johanesen – Album Artwork Development, Song Reference Files, Journals, Record Release Mode, Balancing Creative Time, The Arc Of A Thematic Album, Writing Press Releases, Release Campaign Framework, Heightened Creativity At The Dripping Springs Songwriters FestivalMy guest for this episode, Dean Johanesen, first appeared on the podcast in July of 2018. This is his third feature on the Unstarving Musician. He has a new album called Cautionary Tales, which is out Feb 3, 2023. This date is also the anniversary of the release of King King (1933). Dean says that this release seems to...

Dec 9, 2022

Marlee XX outdoors wearing silver pants, halter top and white sandals.My guest for this episode is Marlee XX, the multi-hyphenate musical artist (vocalist - songwriter - DJ - producer) hailing from Washington, DC. She's  a powerhouse entertainer who has honed a distinctive style, sonically versatile and fluid in genre. 

Marlee is busy creating crossover-ready pop songs having...

Dec 2, 2022

Fia Nyxx on red background, wearing red and diamond earings & necklace. Fia Nyxx – PR, Marketing, Common Indie Artist Struggles, Video Collaboration, Release Strategy, Recording Studio Lessons, Confidence Through Repetition, And Theatrical PerformanceMy guest Fia Nyxx is considered stylistically as somewhere in between Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey and Toni Braxton. She embraces a theatrical approach to her music and experimental clash of genres.  

Fia is also seen as a Hollywood glam-star, garnished with a rockstar twist. On her latest release Red Umbrella, she...