Grow Your Fanbase with SymphonyOS!

Grow Your Fanbase with SymphonyOS! In the ever-changing world of music promotion, SymphonyOS is a game-changer for independent musicians. In this recent episode of the DIY Musician Podcast, Cristina sits down with Megh Vakharia, co-founder and CEO of SymphonyOS, to talk through the ins and outs of this exciting tool. Megh offers insights about the platform, including how it’s tailored […]

#358: Hitmakers Live: Songwriting Secrets with Industry Pros (Judy Stakee + Mike Meiers)

#358: Hitmakers Live: Songwriting Secrets with Industry Pros (Judy Stakee + Mike Meiers) In this episode of the DIY Musician Podcast, Cristina sits down with two titans of the music industry: the renowned songwriting coach and music publisher, Judy Stakee, and the Emmy award-winning songwriter, producer, and coach, Mike Meiers. Together, they delve into the intricacies of songwriting approach, offering […]

#354: On the Road to Well-Being: Mental and Physical Health Hacks for Touring Musicians

#354: On the Road to Well-Being: Mental and Physical Health Hacks for Touring Musicians Cristina Cano is an internationally touring songwriter, producer, and performer under the alias Siren and the Sea. She is also an experienced music industry professional with a passion for helping independent musicians create success pathways for their craft. She is always aiming to support the evolution […]

The Top 10 DIY Musician Articles of 2023

The Top 10 DIY Musician Articles of 2023 Your Guide to the Unmissable DIY Musician Highlights in 2023 As 2023 draws to a close (how did we get here already?!) we take a gander back at this year with hazy “what just happened” goggles recollecting the moments that stood out to us as artists, and as the loyal members of […]

Releasing Your Music During the End-of-Year Holiday Season

Releasing Your Music During the End-of-Year Holiday Season The end-of-year holiday season is just around the corner, and you’ve got some serious jingles to spread! Whether you’re planning to drop a festive track, an entire holiday album, or just some good old-fashioned winter vibes, this is the perfect time to share your music with the world. But hold on, buddy, […]

Get Ready to Shine: Spotify’s 2023 Wrapped Is Around the Corner!

Get Ready to Shine: Spotify’s 2023 Wrapped Is Around the Corner! The official Spotify for Artists blog has recently announced essential dates for its annual Wrapped event, and it’s time to get excited! This yearly occasion witnesses millions of music enthusiasts from around the globe sharing the songs that defined their year and forming connections with the artists who provided […]

Musicians – Don’t be THIS person

Musicians – Don’t be THIS person As musicians, sometimes we can all get a little off-key with our etiquette. In Episode #341 of the DIY Musician Podcast, Chris and Cristina discuss some of the most outrageous and cringe-worthy behaviors they’ve ever encountered in the music biz, and a few embarrassing moments of their own. From sympathy seekers to entitled divas […]