#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 […]

#357: The Truth About Being a ‘Female Musician’

#357: The Truth About Being a ‘Female Musician’ 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 of the industry from the inside, […]

#356: Exploring Short Form Video Trends in 2024

#356: Exploring Short Form Video Trends in 2024 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 of the industry from the inside, […]

#355: How to Break Into Sync Licensing: Insider Tips to Get Your Music Featured Now with Chris SD

#355: How to Break Into Sync Licensing: Insider Tips to Get Your Music Featured Now with Chris SD 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 […]

#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 […]

#353: Artist Spotlight: Exploring Shannon Curtis’s Creative Universe

#353: Artist Spotlight: Exploring Shannon Curtis’s Creative Universe 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 of the industry from the inside, […]

#352: 2024’s DIY Musician Creative Resolutions and Tidal’s Collabs Revolution

#352: 2024’s DIY Musician Creative Resolutions and Tidal’s Collabs Revolution 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 of the industry from […]

#351: Artist Spotlight – Navigating a Dynamic Creative Career with Abigail Fierce

#351: Artist Spotlight – Navigating a Dynamic Creative Career with Abigail Fierce 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 of the […]

#350: Forecasting the Musical Trends of 2024

#350: Forecasting the Musical Trends of 2024 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 of the industry from the inside, and […]

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 […]