E87: 100 Artist Interviews W/ Simon Pellett of Music On Your Own Terms Podcast
First 3rd time guest here. Why? Because we have been chatting and developing together over our friendship starting our podcasts at the same time in similar subjects so we have a lot to share!
Tonight I interview heavier into Simon as a guest verses a joint episode like we did in the past. I ask him on his experience interviewing almost a hundred artists both signed and Indie. We talk on labels and music business, if artist life or business is for you, and mental health and ethics. Good friends, good time.
In This Episode We Cover
Taking a step back from content
Schedule and balance
Just the creative portion, dividing
Deflating COVID Things
DIY VS Label for your band
Getting time back
What will you pay ?
It’s ok not to be ok
Why people hate
Traditions vs how can we
“The guitarist is now waiting tables because his point of view is I don’t want to do the social media thing, I just want to be an artist.” - Simon Pellett
“ I would never give advice to another band, I always tell people to take a second, hang with a lawyer and look at whats in front of you, but I don’t give advice to take it or not because you need context to see if it’s right for you.” - Host Dave Swillum
“ If I never make money from music or I make just enough for putting it up and releasing it I’m kind of ok with that because I’m releasing something past me that will live on forever.” - Simon Pellett
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