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

Instagram's New Hashtag Recommendations

Instagram has just announced new recommendations around using hashtags - basically the opposite of what they were recommending before! Here's how you should be using hashtags going forward and how to rapidly grow your...
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DIY Ethics with Aaron Osborne of Oblivious Maximus

Today I'm speaking with Aaron Osborne of the Oblivious Maximus podcast! We talk all about his journey in the music industry which had led him to tour in multiple heavy bands as well as host his show speaking to all...
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Last Week I Wanted To Quit The Music Industry

Last week, I was sure I was going to quit the music industry. Until I realised that I had to be the change in the scene that I wanted to see. In this episode, I talk about how I turned around a day I was questioning...
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How to Network Like a Boss

They say your network is your net worth and especially in the music industry your network is super important to getting more opportunities that can propel your career. Disclaimer: Your network isn't a substitute for...
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My Band Reveals All! Finances, Decision Making, Gear + More!

Welcome to episode 100! And what a better episode to have my Last Martyr bandmates on the pod for the first time! This in-depth chat will give you a peek behind the velvet curtain as we talk all about how we manage...
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A Message To Musicians + Music Industry Pros Affected by the Lockdowns

Are you a musician or music industry pro who has been affected by the pandemic (ahem - probably all of you)? Many of us are now trying to find a way forward - particularly those of is based in Sydney + Melbourne,...
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How to Know What to Do Next in Your Music Career

We're living in the information age where we can learn anything about anything using Google University. But with many gurus now in the music marketing space, how do you know who to listen to? Many musicians find...
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Quantum Leaping Your Music Career With Emmy Mack of Redhook

Today, I'm catching up with one of my long-time good friends Emmy Mack of the Australian heavy rock/nu-metal band, Redhook! Redhook are a band that got the formula right from the get-go and by the time they released...
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Are You Focused On The Audience Or Yourself?

On this wild journey to becoming 'successful' - whatever that means to you - sometimes we can get caught up in our own egos, insecurities and goals and forget about the audience i.e. your customers! In this episode,...
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Killer Launches + Building a Business with Katie Zaccardi & Bree Noble

Episode #95

This is a very exciting episode with not one but TWO guests! Both Katie and Bree are musicians who have built their own businesses within the music industry out of their passion for helping others make money doing...
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Leveraging Social Media With Frankie Clarke of Frankie & The Studs

Episode #94

Today I'm chatting with Frankie Clarke, vocalist of L.A. Pop-Punk band, Frankie & The Studs. In this episode, Frankie reveals how she has used social media to grow her fanbase, get bigger shows and even a record...
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Managing Money In Your Band - Getting Over Awkwardness + Own B.S.

Episode #93

In this episode, I give you my top tips for managing money within your band partnership.  These are practical strategies as well as mindset tips to get rid of the awkwardness and start treating music more like a...
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