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Winter Beach Songwriting Retreat

Apply to participate in the winter beach songwriting retreat in December 2022 hosted by Lydia Walker of Rustic Songbird.

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Drink LMNT Referral Program Review

My review of the Drink LMNT referral program. How I earn affiliate income by sharing my referral link in videos and sell the extra boxes on eBay.

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Free Keyword Research Tool For YouTube SEO

Watch this video to learn how to use Tubebuddy, a free keyword research tool for YouTube SEO. Get more views on your YouTube videos to grow your channel!

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3 Secrets to Planning A Successful Album Release

Training for independent musicians to learn 3 Secrets To Planning A Successful Album Release. You'll learn how to avoid mistakes that most musicians make.

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My First Year Using Taxi Music

Are you wondering if Taxi Music is worth it? Here's my experience of my first year using Taxi Music, and how I'm pitching songs to TV, movies and commercials.

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Baby Shower Gift Ideas For New Moms

Looking for unique gift ideas for a new mom? These baby shower gift ideas will give you a list of suggestions for what you might want to buy for the new mom.

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How To Pitch Your Songs For TV, Movies and Commercials

Learn how to pitch your songs for tv, movies and commercials, and how to get started with sync licensing as a musician. Featuring Lydia Walker and Josh North

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Presonus Studio Bundle Unboxing

Are you thinking of buying the Presonus Studio Bundle? This video shares an unboxing of what is included in the bundle and a link to get a discount.

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I Have Decided To Follow Jesus

Song by Christian Musician Lydia Walker, "I Have Decided To Follow Jesus" hymn played on acoustic guitar.

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5 Tips for Acoustic Guitar Care And Maintenance

Learn how to take care of your guitar with 5 tips for acoustic guitar care and maintenance. These tips will help to keep your guitar in good shape.

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Grand Finale Celebrating 100 Episodes with Lydia Walker & DarleneRaye

In the final episode, host Lydia Walker and podcast manager DarleneRaye wrap up the 100th episode of the podcast and talk about highlights of creating the show.

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How To Find Opportunities In The Music Industry with Lydia Walker

In this solo episode of the Rustic Songbird Podcast, host Lydia Walker shares resources for independent musicians to find opportunities in the music industry.

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How To Copyright Your Music Online with Shawn Thompson

In this podcast episode, Lydia Walker interviews Nashville entertainment attorney Shawn Thompson about how to copyright your music online.

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How To Be More Resourceful with Bill Zufelt

In this episode of the Rustic Songbird Podcast, host Lydia Walker interviews Bill Zufelt, about how to be more resourceful as a musician and creating a network.

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Growing Your Music YouTube Channel with Rob Balasabas

In this episode of the Rustic Songbird Podcast, host Lydia Walker interviews Tubebuddy’s Rob Balasabas, about how to grow your music YouTube channel.

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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!

Welcome to my blog!




Recent Posts:

  1. Winter Beach Songwriting Retreat

    Aug 06, 22 10:59 AM

    Apply to participate in the winter beach songwriting retreat in December 2022 hosted by Lydia Walker of Rustic Songbird.

    Read More

  2. Drink LMNT Referral Program Review

    Jul 04, 22 05:28 PM

    My review of the Drink LMNT referral program. How I earn affiliate income by sharing my referral link in videos and sell the extra boxes on eBay.

    Read More

  3. Free Keyword Research Tool For YouTube SEO

    Sep 17, 21 04:55 PM

    Watch this video to learn how to use Tubebuddy, a free keyword research tool for YouTube SEO. Get more views on your YouTube videos to grow your channel!

    Read More

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Support Lydia Walker's New "Acoustic Hymns" Album

Lydia is going back into the studio to record an album of some of the top favorite Christian hymns with her voice and acoustic guitar. You can donate to the GoFundMe to support the project and receive a copy of the CD when it's released, estimated November 2022.

Click here!




Six Week Album Release Strategy Course

Learn step-by-step what to do after recording your songs, and successfully release your own album!

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