Best Musicians podcasts we could find (Updated July 2018)
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Marketing Musician
This podcast talks about how to get more fans, gigs, and music sales. It's by musicians, for musicians.
Today's most talented and compelling musicians visit Musicians' Spotlight to "talk shop" and give you a deeper insight into their music. Host and producer John Floridis brings his own musical expertise along with over a decade and a half of experience conducting interviews. Guests on the show have included legendary musicians like B.B King; Alison Krauss; Lyle Lovett; Wilco; Brandi Carlile; Daryl Jones of the Rolling Stones; The Cowboy Junkies; Richard Thompson; Mary Chapin Carpenter; Bruce ...
Hosts Andrew King and Mike Raine bring you the latest insider look at the Canadian music industry. Listen to in-depth interviews with music experts, industry professionals, musicians, songwriters, and producers. Produced by Canadian Musician Magazine - For more information contact us at Listen and subscribe in iTunes, Stitcher, TuneIn, Google Play Music, and Spotify.
Meet the Musician
iTunes and the Apple Store bring you up close and personal with some of today's hottest musicians, producers, singers, and songwriters. Subscribe to the podcast and stay up to date on the biggest names in the music industry.
A Music Business Resource for Indie Musicians Everywhere!
Testimony: A Musician's Story is an audio-biography series that features your favorite positive artists, telling their stories through their music and interviews. The program is narrated by Gaelika "Brown Theory" Brown.
Dale Speaking is a music company in Toronto, Ontario who's motto is 'We connect artists with audiences.''Radio Dale' features Dale, Amber, Roo and India as we look at music news, trends, musicians and the industry. The first part of each show looks at music in the past week, and the second part we focus on a subject, feature an interview, or hold a round table about a topic we've been pondering!We hope each episode gives musicians and music fans alike new insight into the Canadian music indu ...
Quick-witted lyricist Joe Budden has always had a knack for introspection, taking a life he makes so public and twisting lines around it with humor and biting observation. Hear this talented artist talk about his musical journey, from his formidable Def Jam debut and his days as one-quarter of the hip-hop supergroup Slaughterhouse, to the highly anticipated solo release of "No Love Lost," an album that reflects his personal growth as well as his evolution as an artist. Joe will take a few qu ...
The LJS Podcast is the podcast where you get weekly jazz tips, interviews, stories and advice for becoming a better jazz musician! Hosting the show is the jazz musician behind, author, and entrepreneur Brent Vaartstra, who’s one goal is to answer any question about playing jazz music you may have. Jazz can be a challenging music to learn and play, but it doesn’t have to be so hard. Each episode features a specific musical challenge that jazz students may come across, w ...
Singer-songwriter and actress Demi Lovato discusses her fifth studio album, Confident, and takes questions from the audience.
Indie Electronic Musicians from around the world presenting their latest completed tracks. The IEMC is a group of musicians assisting each other to artistically and independently grow their music careers. Hosted by Troy Lange.
Rising star Kendrick Lamar began writing rhymes at 13. Studying artists like Jay-Z and Nas, he searched for his own sound, finding it when he first stepped into a recording booth at 16. Catch this moderated discussion with Kendrick as he talks about his life and the upcoming release of his highly anticipated album, "Good Kid, Mad City." He’ll take a few questions and close the session with a short performance.
Lecrae began establishing himself as the frontrunner of Christian rap at the age of 19 and cemented this position with the release of his album "Rehab" in 2010. At this event, hear Lecrae discuss how his struggles and victories have inspired him to start a ministry and to spread the Gospel through his music. Lecrae will wrap up the session with a short musical set.
Composer, singer, actor, author, and activist: Sting has won universal acclaim in all these roles, but he defies easy labeling. Join renowned music journalist Anthony DeCurtis and Sting at the Apple Store as they explore his indelible solo career, including his most recent release, "Sting: 25 Years"–the definitive box set collection, his current Back to Bass Tour, and an exciting new project.
Sound and Substance is a podcast for independent musicians, artists and producers who want to improve their songwriting, performance, production and strategy, as well as get closer to the career they envision for themselves through their music. John Steen interviews people in the music industry who are making it happen, and offers helpful advice and inspiration for indie artists and producers who want to get their mind right to succeed with their art, while picking up some practical tips fro ...
Currently selling out amphitheaters and arenas across the country with his electrifying Light the Fuse tour, country music star Keith Urban is set to release his eighth studio album, "Fuse," this fall. Join us in welcoming the four-time Grammy award winner for a moderated conversation and audience Q&A.
Whether you know him as a superstar rapper ("No Mercy"), a talented actor ("Boss"), a film producer ("Takers"), an accomplished author ("Trouble and Triumph"), or as a record-label and apparel-line mogul, it’s easy to see how Tip Harris has made an indelible impression on the popular culture. Join Tip as he discusses his upcoming studio album, "Trouble Man," and takes a few questions from the audience.
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In conversations with his musical collaborators and friends, Chick reveals insights into his music universe. From the tour buses and airports to the recording studios and backstage. You’ll get a behind-the-scenes look at the details of the creative process from the legends of jazz."These podcasts introduce a topic that's very exciting to me: giving a helping hand to other musicians." —
60 minutes of Philharmonia Baroque and its Musicians, all commercial free, with no talking DJ between songs. All songs Creative Commons by-nc-sa 1.0 licensed from the record label that isn't evil:
In the 1970s, Earth, Wind and Fire gave birth to a new brand of pop music—one that brought us hits like “Shining Star” and “September.” Their sound was steeped in jazz and R&B, and it bridged the gap that had often separated the musical tastes of black and white America. We’re pleased to welcome this iconic group to the Apple Store, as they talk about their musical journey and take a few questions from the audience. Wristbands required for entry are available the morning of the event.
As the founder/leader of the Love Fellowship Tabernacle, Hezekiah Walker has become the face of black gospel choir. In a career spanning three decades, he has recorded more than a dozen chart-topping albums, won two Grammys, and worked with the likes of Justin Timberlake, Diddy, and Whitney Houston. His next album, "Azusa the Next Generation," drops this year.
Host Bree Noble shares insights on how to create a sustainable career as a woman in the music business. This show includes two different episode formats, solo shows where Bree provides tips and tricks from her own knowledge and experience, and interviews with female musicians and industry pros. These interviews are inspirational and informational and help our audience get a different perspective on the business of music.
Founded in 1986 by a group of prominent musicians and chamber music devotees for the purpose of building an internationally-recognized Chicago institution devoted to the study and performance of chamber music, CCME began as the resident ensemble of 98.7WFMT, presenting free monthly First Monday performances at The Chicago Cultural Center and broadcast on WFMT.
The Entrepreneurial Musician, hosted by former Boston Brass member Andrew Hitz, features interviews with the best and brightest entrepreneurs in the music business today.
US violinist extraordinaire Lindsey Stirling talks about the creation of her album Shatter Me.
Musicians' Union
A globally-respected organisation of over 30,000 musicians working in all sectors of the music business.
Tori Amos discusses her fourteenth studio album Unrepentant Geraldines at the Apple Store, Kurfürstendamm. This eight-time Grammy Award–nominated songstress has had an incredibly successful career spanning over twenty years and selling more than 12 million records.
John Lim (Entrepreneur and Lifelong Learner) speaks with today’s most inspiring leaders, artists, and entrepreneurs including Winnie Sun, Jeffrey Hayzlett, Jen Grisanti, John Lee Dumas, Doug Drexler, Alain Mayrand, Sandy Grigsby, Nicole Behnam, and many more. Listen to their stories, discover their knowledge bursts, make those connections! Learn more at
A self documented journey in real time, following Nashville singer/songwriter and freelance musician, Andrew Galucki, as he creates his first business. Follow as he goes from idea, to reality, to whatever comes next.
Singer, pastor, and eight-time Grammy Award–nominee Marvin Sapp is one of the most popular and best-selling gospel artists working today. Over the last five years, he’s had to balance amazing professional success with a series of stunning personal tragedies. Don’t miss this chance to meet Marvin and hear a few tracks from his new album, "I Win," a collection of songs that reflect his spiritual struggles and triumph over loss.
Making a Musician is a serial podcast interviewing different musicians from around the world and genres to see what makes them a musician. Sometimes Anderson explores the music behind the musician and where they got started.
BBC Young Musician
Jess Gillam hosts the podcast about young musicians, for young musicians. Special guests every episode, with a new show every week.
The Bronx-based rapper, who built an empire with his Cocaine City imprint, was born in Morocco but emigrated to the U.S. as a teenager. He released popular mixtapes and DVDs for years, then signed to Diddy’s Bad Boy Records. His debut album, "Excuse My French," has just been released.
Join us for a discussion with Jill Scott. Jill began her career as a spoken-word artist. She's won three Grammy Awards and has established herself as a critically acclaimed actress as the lead in HBO's "The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency". Her new album "The Light of the Sun" is availabe on iTunes now.
Producer, radio personality, and record label executive DJ Khaled talks about his new album, Major Key, and discusses his Beats 1 show, We The Best Radio, with Beats 1's Eddie Francis.
Canadian singer-songwriter Alessia Cara discusses her debut full-length album, Know-It-All, and takes a few questions from the audience.
After signing with Jay-Z’s Roc Nation, North Carolina’s own Jermaine Cole released a pair of successful mixtapes, "The Warm Up" and "Friday Night Lights." Next came his major label debut, "Cole World: The Sideline Story," which hit #1 on the Billboard 200, spawned the double platinum-selling single “Work Out,” and earned him a Grammy nomination. And with his highly anticipated Roc Nation/Columbia Records release, "Born Sinner," J. Cole promises to top it all.
Learn simple and actionable music marketing strategies to implement with little to no budget, so you can grow your fanbase and pay the bills. Updated every Wednesday!
Don’t miss legendary rocker Joe Walsh at this special event that marks the release of "Analog Man," his first album in 20 years. The Rock and Roll Hall of Famer spent 10 years developing the material for the new album, helped along the way by friends like Ringo Starr and Jeff Lynne. Join us for a discussion with Joe about his life, his work, and his recording process.
The namesake of the Robert Glasper Experiment has long kept one foot planted firmly in jazz with the other in both hip-hop and R&B. He has worked extensively with Q-Tip, is the music director of Mos Def’s touring band, and has toured with the multiplatinum R&B singer Maxwell. Yet his experiment has just begun.
Following the incredible success of their good vs. evil, five-album narrative "The Amory Wars," Coheed and Cambria have staked out exciting new ground with "The Afterman: Ascension," the first of a double-album release. Catch these gifted storytellers in a moderated discussion as they talk about their musical journey, take a few questions, and close with a short set from the brand-new album.
Drawing on influences as diverse as Marvin Gaye, Pearl Jam, and hip-hop, Res defies classification. She’s toured with Gnarls Barkley, recorded with Talib Kweli, and released two solo albums. Now she’s reinterpreting classic Fleetwood Mac songs on her new EP, "Refried Mac."
On his most recent album, "Peace Love Ukulele," ukulele virtuoso Jake Shimabukuro mixes jazz, rock, classical, traditional Hawaiian music, and folk, creating a sound that is technically masterful, emotionally powerful, and completely unique in the music world. Join Jake at this special event for a discussion about his music and then see him perform songs from his latest release.
I firmly believe that everyday is a bonus round. I create because I'm alive. I believe in the freedom of self, and that life is more than a miracle. I interview creative minds all around the world who live on their own terms- so that you and I may absorb the lessons and change the world. Live your life as if you had to live the same life all over again. In this show, I cover mindfulness, productivity, habits, creativity, living off the grid, quitting that miserable job, location independence ...
Hang with the best drummers in the music industry. Stevie Wonder, Ariana Grande, Paramore, Carrie Underwood, TLC, NKOTB, Christina Aguilera, Thousand Foot Krutch, Lecrae, TobyMac and Jason Aldean are just some of the artists who have lent us their drummers. Wisdom, laughs and heartfelt moments are what you should expect to hear. The in's and out's of being a touring Drummer are the fundamentals of this podcast. Getting gigging with 180 Drums.
Musician Meltdown
We meltdown musically, personally, professionally, and emotionally. Every episode.
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TEM148: Spotted Online featuring Sarah Von Bargen, Ramit Sethi and Seth Godin Spotted Online features thought-provoking articles, podcast episodes and YouTube clips pertaining to all aspects of being a successful musical entrepreneur. Today's featured content: Sarah Von Bargen on sometimes winning the race just because you kept running Ramit Se ...…
On June 10th, Rachel Beck posted a message to her Facebook artist page announcing that she wouldn't be returning to her job as a schoolteacher in the fall, and would instead be dedicating her efforts to further developing her music career. The timing seemed fitting. Just three months prior, after closing the first chapter of said career as one ...…
Damion Lupo ( is a best-selling author and financial mentor. Today, Damion will share what it takes to shift your mindset to move forward in building your wealth. More at Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn @Bemovingforward The Corporate Cliches Adult Coloring Book is available on Amazon and Barn ...…
Welcome to episode 124 of the LJS Podcast where today we are talking about the Big 3 things you need to be practicing in order to improve as a jazz musician. This episode piggy-backs off of last week's episode where we talked about focused, goal-oriented practicing. Learn what to practice so you don't get overwhelmed and how to do it. Listen in!…
Everyone’s favourite publicist, radio host, blogger, and social media personality Eric Alper (aka @ThatEricAlper) takes us through his remarkable music career, from starting his own label in the mid-‘90s to moving into PR and working with Smithsonian Folkways, Koch Entertainment, and eOne Music to then becoming his own boss. Through it all, he’ ...…
Before touring with Julia Michaels, brooks spent time not he road with many other great artists like Adam Lambert, Demi Lovato, Skyler Grey, and many more. Understanding your role on each gig, and how it can change from artist to artist is extremely important. Brook tells us how he susses out the feel of an artist, and how to approach the music.…
TEM147: Pivot, Persevere or Punt - A conversation with Lance LaDuke We all have three options when faced with adversity. The key is figuring out which is the best path forward for any given situation. This week's guest, Lance LaDuke, is my parter at Pedal Note Media, my former colleague with Boston Brass and the co-host of my other podcast, The ...…
Ken Tucker is the founder of Changescape Web (, a company dedicated to helping businesses manage their online reputations. Today, Ken will share some great tips on moving forward with your online reputation. More at Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn @Bemovingforward The Corporate Cliches Ad ...…
Welcome to episode 123 of the LJS Podcast where today we are talking about 5 powerful results that come from focused, goal-oriented practice sessions. If you want to improve as a jazz musician you need this kind of practice. That's why the next handful of episodes are geared towards this and how to accelerate your jazz skills. Listen in!…
Being proactive is the secret to Rachel Hollweg’s success as a musician. She wouldn’t sit back and wait for someone else to help her start a music career, she got in the middle and did it herself. Rebecca Hollweg didn’t wait for the stars to align to start a music career. In fact, she jumped… The post FEM165 Stop Waiting For Permission To Start ...…
Rethinking everything you know about Spotify playlists means you have to revisit your assumptions. In this first of a two-part series, Kevin and Chris talk through the foundations of a playlisting... So what's it take to be Indie anywho?
Victor Wooten is widely regarded as one of the most accomplished bass guitarists of his generation; he’s been named among the "Top 10 Bassists of All Time" by readers of Rolling Stone magazine. Wooten, who has released ten solo recordings, is a co-founder of the long-standing ‘blu-bop’ band, Béla Fleck and the Flecktones.…
If you create original music, SOCAN wants to put money in your pocket. It’s that simple. This week, SOCAN's Melissa Cameron-Passley and Aidan D'Aoust join us to simplify the world of performance and neighbouring rights and explain how SOCAN members can make sure they’re getting every cent they’re entitled to. We touch on how to become a SOCAN m ...…
[ENCORE]: Enjoy an oldie, but goodie.In this podcast, I’ll be sharing quick and applicable marketing strategies musicians can implement right away, even if they have little to no budget.This episode is about 4 myths DIY musicians believe when they think about or jumpstart their music career. Unfortunately, it’s these 4 myths that actually lower ...…
Dylan specializes in drumming in recording real drums for hip-hop, pop, and anything that needs really specific sounds. He walks us through why it took over 2 days to find the perfect sounds for a 6 note loop for Girl On Fire, by Alicia Keys.By (Jake Nicolle).
Cole Zucker is co-CEO at Green Creative (, a company focusing on LED lighting products for mass retail stores. Today, Cole will share an amazing entrepreneurial journey that started when he got laid off from his job. More at Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn @Bemovingforward The Corporate Clic ...…
TEM146: Solving the right problem plus some thought on Gary Varynerchuk's latest book, Crushing It! Making sure we are attempting to solve the right problem plus thoughts on Gary Vaynerchuk's new book. We are hiring an intern! Visit to become a part of the Pedal Note Media family. Application deadline is August 1st so ...…
Welcome to episode 122 of the LJS Podcast where today we are joined by special guest Jens Larsen to talk about using target notes to create melodic jazz lines. Jens is a pro jazz guitarist, teacher, and he lays down his tips on how to bring out the chord tones in your jazz solos and use them to make real melodies. Listen in!…
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Despite taking place in a small community in Canada's smallest province, PEI's Cavendish Beach Music Festival has been attracting mega-headliners to its massive stage for 10 years running. This year's edition has expanded to four nights and beyond its typical focus on country music, with pop superstar Shawn Mendes headlining the final day of an ...…
ENCORE: Enjoy an oldie but goodie. When a musician makes music, uploads it into the world, and realize they’re only attracting their mom, best friend, and a rando... they wonder, “How on earth do I get heard?” Each day it seems like there are more and more new musicians popping up every day. Finding success feels overwhelming and impossible.We’ ...…
In any given week, Jeremy could have shows with 5 different artists. We talk about his preparation approach, and how he manages each situation with care, and how to keep getting hired by prioritizing the artists' needs.By (Jake Nicolle).
Dean Williams ( is an entrepreneur, author, and L.O.V.E. consultant. Today, Dean will share his philosophy of leadership, organization, vision and empowerment so you can move forward as an entrepreneur. More at Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn @Bemovingforward The Corporate Cliches Adu ...…
TEM145: Finding your creative personal rhythm (TEM Short) The importance of finding a creative rhythm that works best for you. Links: TEM144: Evolving career goals and finding your personal creative rhythm - A conversation with composer Dale Trumbore 1. Help me get to my goal of $100 per episode on Patreon (only $19 to go!) by pledging as littl ...…
Welcome to episode 121 of the LJS Podcast where today we are digging into some jazz theory and talking about secondary and backdoor dominant 7 chords. These are two concepts that are used to resolve to a tonic I chord. If you understand these concepts they can help give context to a chord progression you are improvising over. Listen in!…
Nashville native, Abigail Rose, talks about how she came up through the music business. Not only did she gain a lot of connections, but it helped her figure out who she wanted to be as an artist. Marketing your music can be a daunting task for some musicians, but believing in your product makes it… The post FEM164 Strong Belief In Your Product ...…
Toronto musician and Dandelion Initiative Founder Viktoria Belle joins us to discuss the tough topic of sexual misconduct at music venues and festivals. Viktoria is a survivor of sexual violence and founded the Dandelion Initiative (formerly the Sexual Assault Action Coalition) to help other survivors and address the problem with real solutions ...…
Learn how to make the new Instagram changes work for DIY musicians. If you noticed a decrease in engagement in your own posts, these changes might be why.For show notes and freebies, visit
Andrew grew up on a tour bus, travelling with his family band. He started cutting his teeth at 11 when he replaced the drummer. Since, he’s moved to Nashville from northern Canada to tour full time with High Valley, and explains how to legally move to the US as a musician.By (Jake Nicolle).
TEM144: Evolving career goals and finding your personal creative rhythm - A conversation with composer Dale Trumbore Dale Trumbore is a Los Angeles-based composer, author and teacher. What You'll Learn: The very narrow definition of success Dale had for herself (with a self-imposed age limit!) and why she adapted that definition over time How s ...…
Paul Sokolski is a coach and performance catalyst who helps entrepreneurs take the steps to achieve their goals. Today, Paul will be sharing how you can move forward by having the right mindset and environment. More at Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn @Bemovingforward The Corporate Cliches Adult Coloring Book is ...…
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