Mentoring for the Modern Musician

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

#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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#77 Overwhelmed? Learn how to be whelmed instead!

March 8th, 2019

On this episode of Mentoring for the Modern Musician the boys talk about a very common issue, being overwhelmed! Most artists feel overwhelmed much of the time at the sheer volume of work involved in spearheading a successful career.... Practicing, lessons, booking, marketing, gigging, socials, making money .... ahhhhhhhh! Overwhelming!!!

Breathe! And listen in as the boys share their insights into how to make it all more manageable. Seriously, this episode just might be the thing to keep you whelmed!

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#76 Are You Ready?

March 1st, 2019

It sure does seem like no one in the music industry asks this incredibly important question very often. Yet, it is one of the most crucial starting points in every phase and at every stage in an artist’s career! It’s why Adam and Michael spend a very “quick” 50 minutes scratching the surface of this much ignored topic! So, if you’re about to take a step... any kind of advancement step in your career, listen to the boys on this one first!

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#75 Artist Development… AGAIN!

February 22nd, 2019

This week on Mentoring for the Modern Musician, Adam and Michael jump into the artist development weeds, and machete them into neat little easy to carry bundles!

What are some of the foundational truths needed to execute a successful career development path? What types of questions should an artist be asking themselves about their music? When is it appropriate to begin investing serious money in recording and/or touring? Plug in as the boys unpack and demystify these elusive topics and how they relate to early artist development!

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#74 w/Circa from Indepreneur

February 15th, 2019

On this episode of Mentoring for the Modern Musician Adam and Michael sit down for an in-depth conversation with Circa, founder of indepreneur.io , Creative Juice podcast, and Full Stack Creative! Circa and the boys discuss everything from music marketing to the eventual Robot Invasion... and all topics in between! So, plug in and enjoy an incredibly informative podcast served up with an extra slice of Relentless Positivity!

Check out Circa and his crew at https://indepreneur.io

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