Aug 03, 2020 33 min
When Your Songs Go Viral with Camille & Haley Harris
In this episode of the Rustic Songbird Podcast, host Lydia Walker interviews sister duo Camille & Haley Harris, about their experience and advice about when your songs go viral. They share about how to deal with negative comments, and not taking criticism personally when you stand up for something you believe in.
Jul 27, 2020 26 min
Girls And Guitars with Kyla Simone
In this episode of the Rustic Songbird Podcast, host Lydia Walker interviews Kyla Simone, who is a singer/songwriter, recording artist and founder of Girls & Guitars Official. She has recently hosted a series of virtual concerts called “6 Strings Of Hope”. Girls & Guitars also provides opportunities for online music education, special events and is building a community of like-minded musicians to mentor the next generation of female guitarists.
Jul 20, 2020 48 min
Writing Songs Using Scripture with Haylie Allcott
In this episode of the Rustic Songbird Podcast, host Lydia Walker interviews Haylie Allcott, about writing songs based on scripture, and her experience using the method of psalming. They talk about starting from a place of worship, and how new sounds and songs can come from your personal worship time with the Lord.
Jul 13, 2020 33 min
God Is In The Details with Hanna Freeman
In this episode of the Rustic Songbird Podcast, host Lydia Walker interviews Hanna Freeman, and they talk about trusting that God is in control of the details of our lives. As a Christian songwriter facing the changes in the music industry, Hanna shares about the importance of depending on God now and moving forward.
Jul 06, 2020 27 min
Girls With Guitars Challenge with Krista Francis
In this episode of the Rustic Songbird Podcast, host Lydia Walker interviews Krista Francis, about the 30 Day Girls With Guitars Challenge for girls of all ages to finally pick up the guitar and learn to play!
Jun 29, 2020 20 min
How To Figure Out Your Next Step with Lydia Walker
\In this episode of the Rustic Songbird Podcast, host Lydia Walker shares the mindset and practical advice about figuring out the next step in your music career. By beginning with the end in mind, you can reverse engineer what it will take to reach your goals, and Lydia applies that concept to being an independent musician. If you have big dreams, but wondering what to do next is holding you back, this episode is for you.
Jun 22, 2020 25 min
Song Administration 101 with Holly Salazar
In this episode of the Rustic Songbird Podcast, host Lydia Walker interviews Holly Salazar, about what you need to know when it comes to the admin side of releasing your original songs. Holly shares tips for how to make sure you’re legally covered and your songs are protected. You’ll also learn how to make sure you’re set up to get paid for your music.
Jun 15, 2020 37 min
Networking As A Musician with Jonathan Warren
In this episode of the Rustic Songbird Podcast, host Lydia Walker interviews Jonathan Warren, about networking with other musicians and collaborating with artists. Jonathan shares insights as an instrumentalist who has performed with many other musicians. Learn the common courtesies, what’s working now in the music industry, and how to build relationships with other musicians for life.
Jun 08, 2020 46 min
Creating Boundaries with Natalie Runion
In this episode of the Rustic Songbird Podcast, host Lydia Walker interviews Natalie Runion about setting your goal, priorities and boundaries as a creative person. Natalie shares great advice for anyone who’s feeling burned out and has a hard time saying no.
Jun 01, 2020 49 min
Writing Songs Solo vs. Co-writing with Lara Marriott
In this episode of the Rustic Songbird Podcast, host Lydia Walker interviews Lara Marriott, about the difference between writing songs alone and writing with others. If you’ve been thinking about songwriting with other people, but not sure how to start or what to expect, Lara shares what she loves about writing alone as well as her experiences co-writing with others.