Mentoring for the Modern Musician

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

#91 Solo Artist Isolation…How to stay Positive!

June 14th, 2019

On this episode of Mentoring For The Modern Musician The Scharff Brothers tackle the subject of the isolation and insular nature of the Solo Artist.

There are steps you can take to combat the loneliness, overwhelmed and isolated feeling of being a solo musician.  What are some of those methods? Push play and the boys will share some immediately actionable steps!

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#90 iTunes is Dead

June 7th, 2019

This week we discuss the thing we knew was gonna happen…we talked about it…people said we were wrong, or crazy, or both. Well we are not going to spend a half hour saying I told you so- not the whole half hour – but we are going to talk about the demise of iTunes, how we got here and what it might mean. Grab a beverage and listen up!

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#89 Value Add, What’s Yours?

May 31st, 2019

This week the Scharff Brother’s ask you the question “What’s your Value ADD?” In an in-depth exploration of a different angle on the age old question “Why do I care about your little band?” There will be many helpful hints and some personal, self-deprecating factoids. While honoring their mission to bring you the REAL talk about the industry, the boys help you parse out who you are and why we should all care. Authenticity, clarity of vision, self-reflection and creativity along with remembering not to be a dick, or a lady dick.

As always, reach out to us with suggestions for show topics, comments, questions, or just to say hello! Head over to:

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#88 Change

May 24th, 2019

This week the on the M3 podcast the boys discuss life’s only true constant… CHANGE! By the time you read this, who knows how many of the things discussed on this episode may have already changed! So grab a beverage and tune in before its  all totally passed you by!!!

As always, reach out to us with suggestions for show topics, comments, questions, or just to say hello! Head over to:

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#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/

As always, reach out to us with suggestions for show topics, comments, questions, or just to say hello! Head over to:

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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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hello! Head over to:

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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!

As always, reach out to us with suggestions for show topics, comments, questions, or just to say

hello! Head over to:

m3artist.com/contact

Make sure to share this or any episode with all of your music loving friends!

You got this, we got your back!