May 25, 2021

18. Indie Artist DIY with Kaeley Jade

This week on the show we’re going to talk about how indie artists have to DIY it at the beginning of their career which can seem like A LOT when you’re just starting out! And joining me on the show …

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May 18, 2021

17. Rights + Revenue Streams with Rebecca Webster

So this week we’re going to talk about Rights and Revenue Streams For Musicians + joining me on the show is Rebecca Webster who is the Director of Industry Relations & Communications at the Canadian Musical Reproduction Righ...

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May 11, 2021

16. COVID vs Summer Music Festivals with Debbi Salmonsen

The topic of this week’s episode is COVID vs Summer Music Festivals and joining me on the show is the Artistic Executive Director of the Vancouver Folk Music Festiva l - Debbi Salmonsen. We all know that things have been …

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May 4, 2021

15. Branding + Content Creation for Musicians with Brandon William Fl…

We all know that Branding is something that is very important for musicians. It’s one of those things that can feel like just one more thing to add to the list of all of things you have to do as …

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April 27, 2021

14. Social Activism In Music with Neon Empty

So this week’s show is all about Social Activism in Music + joining me on the show is Vancouver rapper Neon Empty (aka Bryce Lokken) who just released a single last week called 'Red Lives Don't' a song that he …

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April 20, 2021

13. How To Be A Better Singer with Greg Barker

This week's show is all about singing, which is something I pretty much have ZERO experience in. And joining me on the show is someone who thankfully knows more about singing than I do - Greg Barker - who is …

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April 13, 2021

12. Social Strategy + Digital Ads with Phoenix Bain

Social media is something that most musicians struggle with. Both on the organic side - that is just creating content for all of their social channels each week - and on the social advertising side. It’s something that we se...

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April 6, 2021

11. Pivoting + Touring with Grant Paley

The COVID pandemic has not been great for the music industry and I think it’s fair to say that the live sector of the industry has been hit the hardest. In fact, since March of last year the live music …

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March 30, 2021

10. Music Journalism In The Digital Age with Sajae Elder

So a few weeks ago we did an episode about the state of music journalism in Canada + I talked to Mike Devlin who is an arts reporter for the Victoria Times-Colonist. And this week’s episode is sort of a …

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March 23, 2021

9. Artist Management with Savannah Wellman

The theme of this week’s episode is Artist Management + I talk to Savannah Wellman from Tiny Kingdom Music . Savannah runs Tiny Kingdom with her business partner and best friend Meagan Davidson + their company not only manage...

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March 16, 2021

8. Starting Out In The Music Industry with Bukola

On this week’s episode I talk to Vancouver musician + Fritz Media client Bukola about what it’s like to be starting out your career as an artist in the music industry right now. Bukola is releasing her debut EP Chronicles …

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March 9, 2021

7. Patreon / Recurring Income Streams with Tyler Bancroft

So it’s now officially a full year since we’ve been living with the COVID pandemic + it obviously has had a very detrimental effect on the music industry. It’s affected everyone in the business, from record labels to booking ...

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March 2, 2021

6. The State of Music Journalism with Mike Devlin

When I started working as a publicist in the music industry, my job was a lot different that it is now. When I started, there were fewer outlets to pitch for coverage because music blogs were barely a thing AND …

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Feb. 23, 2021

5. Grants + Funding with Erin Kinghorn

Here in Canada we are lucky to have a lot of different options for funding our arts projects. And the music industry in particular has an incredible national foundation called FACTOR which is a public/private partnership that...

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Feb. 16, 2021

4. Diversity + Education with D.O. Gibson

Although things are moving in the right direction, the lack of diversity in the Canadian music industry is still a problem, not just for the artists trying to gain access but for those that work within the industry as well. …

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Feb. 9, 2021

3. Lessons Learned with Ryland Moranz

When you choose to have a career in music, you often end up wearing a lot of different hats + learn about many different aspects of the business. And Alberta-based singer-songwriter Ryland Moranz is definitely an artist that ...

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Feb. 2, 2021

2. Pivoting + Live Streaming with Dan Mangan

The COVID pandemic has had a huge effect on the music industry + without live shows, many artists + businesses have had to pivot in order to stay afloat in the last year. And who better to talk to about …

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Jan. 26, 2021

1. Digital Marketing with Danielle McNeill

For the very first episode of The FM Podcast, Jen talks to digital marketer Danielle McNeill. Danielle is the digital strategist at Fritz Media + also runs her own digital marketing firm, The Social Circle . Great conversatio...

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