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School of Podcasting

Jul 19, 2021

The formula for many successful musicians is to take their influences and mix them into something new and unique. I recently watched a few documentaries, and as a musician, I'm a bit of a nerd when it comes to music history, especially around rock and roll, and today I've got some great stories that can help your podcast.

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Rockstar Lessons From the Beatles and Kiss

  • Start with your why
  • Same but different
  • Sharpen your axes
  • Make your show hard to copy
  • Sacrifices will be made
  • Friendly competition is good
  • Don't promote until your audience says its good
  • Get people talking about you
  • Money changes everything
  • Don't be bored

I think the item that really made me go "Whoa!" was the Beatles having the option to come to the US, and they postponed it until they had a hit. Likewise, Kiss walking out on a record deal as the music wasn't right.

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Mentioned In This Episode

McCartney 3, 2, 1 on Hulu

Kisstory on A & E

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