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Full Episode List
Episode 1: Frank Turner
Mike talks with English folk-punk singer/songwriter Frank Turner ...
This week, Mike talks with artist, educator, and journalist Nikki...
This week, Mike talks with live sound engineer and educator...
Femke Weidema chats with Mike for this week's episode. Femke ...
Fake Your Mother-In-Law's Death And Book A Metal Band
Being able to laugh off frustration and disappointment...
Lisa discusses the importance of mindfulness when it comes to all aspects of a career in music.
The Golden Corral Practicer
Is this you? If you have unfocused practice routines, listen to this podcast episode and find out!
Legendary Descendents/All guitarist Stephen Egerton opens up about his early influences, the progression of his signature style, and the way his mind processes music.
Ever wonder what it takes to get your songs into film and TV?
This week, Mike talks with longtime music supervisor Jody Friedman about common mistakes and myths around licensing.
Ep. 42: Active Listening For The Unconvinced
Let me make the case of why you need to be doing this now and why your songs will improve!
Episode 43: Student Success Story with Neil Turk
Mike talks with current student Neil Turk, about his turning points that have guided him into the best year of his life. He credits Mike’s course, Riff to Radio as one of those beginning turning points. Take a listen to Neil's story and get inspired, you might hear a lot of yourself in it.
Episode 45: Production, Entrepreneurship & Licensing w/
Anthony Clint Jr.
Get the inside scoop about being a music entrepreneur and the world of production and licensing for TV, film, & media. @Clintmusic has worked with Grammy nominated artists as well as had major placements in the sync world.
Creating Impactful Guitars
Want to know my biggest secret when it comes to recording impactful guitars? We're talking about the one concept that every recording professional knows, and the key to doing it well.
Gabe Schillinger is a music producer who has worked with some of the biggest names in hip hop like Snoop Dogg. In addition to that, he also teaches entrepreneurs in music and other industries how to grow and scale their businesses!
Episode 48: Marketing with Rick Barker
Rick Barker resigned as Taylor Swift’s manager in 2008 to focus on helping artists all over the world build, grow, and monetize their fanbases. In this episode, Rick zeroes in on the common sense practices that artists should be following to navigate marketing in today’s musical landscape.
Talking with the CEO & co-founder of “We Should Write Sometime”, this episode examines the landscape of co-writing and the reasons collaboration is the best path to success.
Most importantly, now you don’t have to be in a music city to write songs professionally anymore.
Six Tips to Get Your Organized
We're celebrating episode 50 here at the Songwriting for Guitar Podcast!
As a thanks for listening, Mike gives his top tips so you can stay productive, even in the hustle and bustle of the holiday season.