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Single Release Strategy with Tobias

In this episode of the Rustic Songbird Podcast, host Lydia Walker interviews worship singer Tobias about his strategy to release a song every month in 2021!

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What It's Like To Be On The Voice with Emmalee

In this episode of the Rustic Songbird Podcast, host Lydia Walker interviews Emmalee about her experience auditioning for NBC’s The Voice & being on #TeamKelly.

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Building A Long Term Songwriting Career with Dave Clark

In this episode of the Rustic Songbird Podcast, host Lydia Walker interviews songwriter Dave Clark about building a songwriting career for the long term.

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Best of 2020 Year End Review

In this episode of the Rustic Songbird Podcast, you’ll hear the best of 2020 and this year in review on the show!

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Behind The Scenes On The Podcast with Lydia Walker & DarleneRaye

In this episode of the Rustic Songbird Podcast, host Lydia Walker and podcast assistant DarleneRaye talk about how the show has grown over the last year.

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Crowdfunding Your Music with Christa Wells

In this episode of the Rustic Songbird Podcast, host Lydia Walker interviews Christa Wells, about ways to cover the costs your music by crowdfunding.

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Predicting Your Profitability For 2021 with Stephanie Ann Bagley

In this Podcast, host Lydia Walker interviews Stephanie Ann Bagley, about how to predict the profitability of your music business for 2021.

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Releasing Music As An Independent Musician with Damian Keyes

In this podcast episode, host Lydia Walker interviews Damian Keyes, about the strategies behind releasing music as an independent musician.

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Recording Song Demos With A Producer with Bryan Boliver

On the Rustic Songbird Podcast, Lydia Walker interviews Bryan Boliver, about the process of recording song demos, and shares tips about working with a producer.

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How To Be Your Own Music Publisher with TC Courtney

In this podcast, Lydia Walker interviews TC Courtney who worked at top performing rights organization BMI, and now works in publishing for Big Machine Records.

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Best Gift Ideas For Guitar Players

Shopping for a guitar player and want some of the best gift ideas and recommendations from a guitarist? List of top 10 gifts for a guitar player.

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Should You Move To Nashville For Music? Pros & Cons

In this video, songwriter Lydia Walker shares the pros and cons about moving to Nashville to play music.

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Becoming A Full Time Session Musician with Mella Barnes

In this episode of the Rustic Songbird Podcast, Lydia Walker interviews Mella Barnes from the blog Mella Music about becoming a full time session musician.

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The Road to Success In The Music Industry with Jason Roy

In this episode of the Rustic Songbird Podcast, host Lydia Walker interviews Jason Roy, lead singer of Building 429 about becoming a top band in Christian Music

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Writing Songs from the Heart with Roz Welch

Wanna know how to show up as your true self in your songwriting? Lydia Walker interviews Roz Welch about how to write songs that come from the heart.

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Hi there, I'm Lydia!

I'm a singer/songwriter, worship leader, and host of the Rustic Songbird podcast. I teach independent musicians and songwriters about writing, recording and releasing their own music.

Here on the blog, you'll find songwriting tips, guitar tutorials, music gear reviews, and inspiration to take your music to the next level.

I'm so glad you're here!

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Recent Posts:

  1. Single Release Strategy with Tobias

    Jan 17, 21 09:10 PM

    In this episode of the Rustic Songbird Podcast, host Lydia Walker interviews worship singer Tobias about his strategy to release a song every month in 2021!

    Read More

  2. What It's Like To Be On The Voice with Emmalee

    Jan 10, 21 07:36 PM

    In this episode of the Rustic Songbird Podcast, host Lydia Walker interviews Emmalee about her experience auditioning for NBC’s The Voice & being on #TeamKelly.

    Read More

  3. Building A Long Term Songwriting Career with Dave Clark

    Jan 03, 21 05:27 PM

    In this episode of the Rustic Songbird Podcast, host Lydia Walker interviews songwriter Dave Clark about building a songwriting career for the long term.

    Read More

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