Being In A Band

Being In A Band

Hosted by: Monica Strut

Being in a Band is a podcast for savvy musicians and music industry professionals who want to learn more about the music business, marketing, branding, strategy, mindset and all things, well, being in a band. Hosted...

Episodes

How to Get Press For Your Music

Want to get your new music featured by blogs, magazines and radio stations? Well, with nearly a decade's combined experience a music journalist, editor and PR agent, I happen know a thing or to about this topic!...
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Ask Me Anything!

Answering your questions! How to find a booking agent, how to grow without playing live, goals I set early-on in my band and more! Plus catch up on where The Last Martyr is touring and hear our brand new single! Work...
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Feeling Like a Failure & Starting Again

What happens when others are having success and you're not? Whether it's your ex-bandmates, friends or other bands in your scene, how do you deal with feeling like you're being left behind? In this episode I answer a...
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Lessons From the Black Veil Brides Shows

Last weekend my band played a whirlwind 3 shows in 24 hours across 2 cities with the legendary Black Veil Brides! It was our first time playing this many shows in a row at this level and it was cool to watch absolute...
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Revive Your Music From The Dead

Whether you've released music recently and feel like you're struggling to keep up the momentum, or you have an older release you're looking to resurrect and put in front of a new audience, I got you! In this episode,...
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Diversity & Representation in the Music Industry (ft. Frankie Jean)

This is such a great conversation with one of my long-time friends of over a decade, Frankie Jean, all about the need for diversity and representation within the music industry. We also talk about how our friendship...
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Stop Blaming Spotify For Your Lack of Success

Another day, another artist complaining they don't earn money from Spotify. Of course, Spotify can pay artists more, but if you think they're to blame for your lack of success, you're sorely mistaken! Get ready for a...
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Preparing For a Festival + Removing 300 Followers

Welcome to 2022! Here's why I removed a bunch of followers from Instagram and how my band is preparing for the festival shows we have coming up! Links & Resources Join Being in a Band Academy (Crush Your Next...
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Thank you - A Letter From Me For 2022

Just a note to say THANK YOU so much for being a part of this community and having the courage to follow your dreams.  Links & Resources Join Being in a Band Academy Download Free Resources (when you join the...
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How to Achieve Everything You Want Next Year + More

I moved to Melbourne 4 years ago I created a vision board of everything I wanted to achieve here. I've since hit every goal and then some.  However, manifestation only happens through taking the ACTION, being OPEN and...
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How to Get a Manager + Booking Agent

Most artists and bands know they can only reach a certain level of success on their own. In this masterclass we discuss how exactly to expand your team to include a booking agent and/or manager. If and how you should...
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Who You Surround Yourself With Will Determine Your Success

You may have heard the quote, 'You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with.' In this episode, I'm going to dig into the science as to why your success is determined by the people in your...
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