Mentoring for the Modern Musician

The podcast often featuring interviews with music industry insiders who would never take your call!

#87 Mental Health

May 17th, 2019

This week the M3 podcast, the boys take the time to begin a discussion on the importance of diligently monitoring your Mental Health. Sadly, this is another topic that most industry professionals and participants either turn a blind eye to or simply don’t want to acknowledge as an elementally critical topic!  Never ones to shy away from the difficult subjects, Adam and Michael dive right into the deep end of the pool on this one. Want to refresh your own thinking on the topic? Jump in and swim around in it with them! 

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#86 SXSW w/AJ Tobey

May 10th, 2019

This week the Scharff Brother’s bring back Head of A&R for Rough Trade Publishing A.J. Tobey to break down the ins and out of the music industry “happening” we call South By Southwest! As a 15 year professional attendee, A.J. has tremendous insight into this storied industry gathering. Interested in how it works? Has it changed at all over the last decade? What’s the cost? Can fan’s attend? What’s the process to get a showcase? What’s with the 3 story Doritos stage? Plug in and take notes, these are just some of the questions that get answered about SXSW on this weeks M3 podcast! We love A.J. and so will you!

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#85 Rich Redmond (Drummer for Jason Aldean)

May 3rd, 2019

This week on the M3 podcast is our man Rich Redmond! Many of you will know him as the high energy, brilliant drummer for country Super Star Jason Aldean! He is also a highly coveted session drummer, motivational speaker, author, actor and teacher! Lean in to this episode as Rich breaks down his secrets to success!

Links for loads of Rich’s various endeavors!

Rich’s Brand-new book:

https://www.amazon.com/CRASH-Course-Success-Supercharge-Professional-ebook/dp/B07Q3STMJV/ref=sr_1_fkmrnull_1?keywords=rich+redmond+crash+book&qid=1555951255&s=gateway&sr=8-1-fkmrnull

Pick Rich’s Brain podcast:

https://richredmond.com/media/pick-richs-brain/

Rich Redmond YouTube:

https://www.youtube.com/user/richredmond

Rich’s Link page:

https://richredmond.com/about/links/

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#84 Amy Birnbaum Redux!

April 26th, 2019

Ladies and gentlemen the first repeat guest, Sr. Director, Artist Relations, Marketing and PR for Round Hill Music... AMY BIRNBAUM!

This weeks’ show will focus on songwriting, co-writing, and the role of a good publishing director and company! Ms. Birnbaum discusses at length the ins and outs, the how and why, the do’s and don’ts for her most successful artists. And because it’s Amy, there’s lots and lots of uplifting positivity speak!

So if you’re interested in what a top artist relations director for a big time publisher is looking for from a songwriter... kick back and tune in to this weeks’ Mentoring for the Modern Musician!

NYC3 Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/NewYorkCityCreativeCommunity/

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#83 Boundaires

April 19th, 2019

This week the Scharff Brothers chat about the correlation between success and the ability to set strong boundaries. It all begins with understanding that boundaries are simply a Delineation of Limitation!

Wait... What??? Guess you’re gonna have to

Listen in as the boys break it down to understand this one Brothers and Sisters!!!

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#82 Plz- stop S*%T Talking People

April 12th, 2019

On this weeks podcast the boys implore you not to implode your career by talking smack about your fellow artists! It might give your ego a temporary boost, but it won’t make you feel better long term... and it’s not who you want to be! Push play to join Adam and Michael while they break down this often-ignored bit of truth telling!

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#81 Nothing Will Kill a Dream Faster than Reality

April 5th, 2019

This week on the M3 podcast, Adam and Michael discuss the importance of valuing the Dream that started you on this crazy musical path! The boys break down the difference between ignoring the naysayers and paying attention to constructive criticism. Having a Realistic approach and letting Reality take the wind out of your creative sails are two totally different things! Press play on that device if you want in on the secret subtleties that separate The Dream from a common fantasy!

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#80 Crowd Funding - It’s Not Trick or Treat!

March 29th, 2019

 Crowd funding has become an integral part of the DIY and Independent music industry. This week on the M3 podcast, the Scharff Brothers dissect the practice and how to maximize its efficacy! As, Adam and Michael will tell you, it ain’t as simple as knocking on someone’s door and shouting, “Trick or Treat!!!”

So, kick back or kick up and listen while the boys break down the do’s and don’t of a successful crowd funding campaign!

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#79 You MUST Be Self-Focused To Succeed

March 22nd, 2019

This week on the M3 podcast the Scharff Brothers discuss the difference between being self-focused and self-centered. Hint - the Big difference is that one of these characteristics will keep you career-centered and motivated, while the other tends to make you a Dick. Listen in while the Boys break it down and explain how the good one will give you a huge leg up in your quest for musical success!

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#78 W Songwriter Lindsay Rush the Interview!

March 15th, 2019

The Scharff Brothers were fortunate enough to bring to the podcast Songwriter, American Idol/ America’s Got Talent producer, Career Coach and Industry insider, Lindsay Rush! She has literally done it all... or at least most of it! The boys spend the hour chatting with her about songwriting, opening for Lisa Loeb, touring with Pat Benatar, working on two of the biggest talent shows ever produced, trusting your gut, and “The Sneaker Story”!

Buckle in M3 listeners... this is a Good one!

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