In Episode #23, Doug and Matt sit down and chat with Scott McGill about his music education, which includes having been a student of Dennis Sandole (Mentor/Teacher to John Coltrane, Pat Martino, and many others). The discussion covers the transition from student to teacher at the Academy of Contemporary Music as well as inside stories on gigging and recording with some of the most respected artists throughout his recording career.
In episode 22, Douglas and Mojo discuss motivation and creativity, where it comes from and how to get it back when you don’t have it. They delve a bit deeper into the inner psyche of the root of motivation and decisions. Additionally, productivity planning, time blocking, and Lewitt microphones (because squirrel!!) are discussed.
In Episode #21, Douglas and Matt meet with Keith Profita of Indie Band Guru and discuss the impact that Covid-19 has had on speaking and presentation engagements, what it takes to get your promo together, the importance of having a good artist bio and supporting yourself in social platforms with a consistent brand presence. Keith talks about what artists should be looking for in a promo company and what to watch out for too!