Indie Music Explorer
By The Barton Brothers
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The Barton Brothers are Boston-based songwriters and performing artists looking to dive deep into the Boston music scene. Guests range from singer-songwriters to audio engineers, opera singers, bookers, promotors, professors, licensing agents, and all other music business professionals working in the Beantown scene now.
||Clean10. Jenesia: The strategy & grit needed to craft an indie music career||Music is their soap box, message is what drives them. Jenesia is quickly becoming one of the most emotion-evoking, story-telling pop groups to ever rise out of Western Canada. Their pop musicality is coloured by soulful blues guitar and a hint of jazz.||9/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean09. Maria Finkelmeier on creative entrepreneurship, Kadence Arts, and making time to compose||Named a “one-woman dynamo” by the Boston Globe, Maria Finkelmeier is a performer, educator, and active arts entrepreneur. She is the founder and director of Kadence Arts, which is an non-profit organization that incubates artistic projects, c||8/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit08. Alyssa Spector of Lysten Boston on booking, artist management, and building up Boston||Founded in 2014, Lysten Boston is a music agency that books and promotes shows, and manages and develops artists. With a passion for supporting the Boston music scene and emerging artists, Lysten Boston curates events to showcase the area’s talent,||8/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean07. Lauren Weintraub on Nashville and freeing yourself to write what comes naturally||“Standing at five feet tall, Lauren Weintraub is proof that good things come in small packages. A “half-pint dynamite” to quote April Boyle of the Portland Press Herald and a “rising-star” to quote accomplished songwriter Je||8/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean06. Ryan LaPerle on street performing and going full time||Ryan LaPerle is a singer/songwriter and performer who makes the bulk of his living as a street performer at Boston’s Faneuil Hall. He sat down with The Barton Brothers to discuss transitioning to music full time and strategies that keep him going.||8/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit05. Matt McArthur on building The Record Co. and music as a service-oriented profession||Matt McArthur is the Founder and Executive Director of The Record Co., which is a Boston-based music incubator which seeks to fulfill the creative visions of music makers and build a sustainable creative community. Primarily, they provide subsidized tim||6/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean04. Adam Sickler on indie release strategies, youth mentoring, and chronic editor’s syndrome||On Episode 04 of Boston Music Explorer, we host singer-songwriter, producer, and youth mentor Adam Sickler.||5/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean03. Desi Oakley on Broadway, authenticity, and community outreach||Desi Oakley is a singer/songwriter from Wichita, Kansas. Studying dance, voice, piano, and theater, she began performing musical theater professionally at age fourteen, but also at many community events throughout Wichita. After earning her BFA from The||5/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean02. Dan Masterson: Singer-songwriter on building creative partnerships, streaming, touring, and beyond||Dan Masterson is a Boston-based performing songwriter whose influences -- including Jacks Mannequin, Sara Bareilles, and Billy Joel -- come together to create a distinct piano-driven alternative pop-rock sound which has traversed the airwaves on over||5/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean01. Abby Krawson: Operatic soprano on creating your own opportunities and the pros/cons of grad school||For our first episode, Abby Krawson joins us to discuss her life, her entrepreneurial track, living and working in Boston, and the pros and cons of grad school and a conservatory education. We end the episode with Mozarts Ach, ich fühls and Alone b||5/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|