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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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What To Do After Recording Your Songs with Lydia Walker

Learn what it takes to release your own music online as an independent musician. Lydia Walker teaches the next steps to take after you’ve recorded your songs.

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Staying Consistent As A Musician with Katherine Forbes

In this episode of the Rustic Songbird Podcast, host Lydia Walker interviews Katherine Forbes, about how to stay consistent in your music career.

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Rustic Songbird Courses

Want to learn from Lydia? These courses will help independent musicians learn the basics of getting their music out there!

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Collaborating With Other Musicians With Chelsea Amber

In this episode of the Rustic Songbird Podcast, host Lydia Walker interviews singer/songwriter Chelsea Amber, about collaborating with other musicians.

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Writing Healing Songs Through Grief with Allison Brost

In this episode of the Rustic Songbird Podcast, host Lydia Walker interviews Allison Brost about her songwriting journey through grief and healing.

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Getting Started With Sync Licensing with Heather Evans

In this episode of the Rustic Songbird Podcast, host Lydia Walker interviews Heather Evans, about her experience getting TV placements with her songs.

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What It's Like Working For A Record Label with Ellen Hogan

In this episode of the Rustic Songbird Podcast, host Lydia Walker interviews Ellen Hogan, about moving to Nashville to be in the music industry.

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Songwriting Tips For Beginners with Sarah Spencer

In this episode of the Rustic Songbird Podcast, host Lydia Walker interviews Sarah Spencer, founder of SongFancy, about the best songwriting tips for beginners.

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Music Publishing and the Power Of A Song with Randy Cox

In this episode of the Rustic Songbird Podcast, host Lydia Walker interviews Randy Cox, about his career as a music publisher in Contemporary Christian Music.

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Living Out Your Spiritual Purpose with Brittany Batson

In this episode of the Rustic Songbird Podcast, Lydia Walker interviews singer and speaker Brittany Batson, about living out your true purpose as a musician.

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How To Apply The 80/20 Rule As A Musician

LEARN HOW TO APPLY THE 80/20 RULE AS A MUSICIAN. In this video, I explain how to use the Pareto Principle in life as a musician and a songwriter.

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Being Called To More Than Music with Grant Norsworthy

In this episode of the Rustic Songbird Podcast, Lydia Walker interviews Grant Norsworthy, who has a passion for mentoring and training worshipping musicians.

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Resources for aspiring Christian songwriters

Are you a Christian songwriter wanting to publish and distribute your own music? Get connected with the resources and information you need to get started.

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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.

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Recent Posts:

  1. Writing Songs from the Heart with Roz Welch

    Oct 24, 20 02:41 PM

    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.

    Read More

  2. What To Do After Recording Your Songs with Lydia Walker

    Oct 18, 20 06:59 PM

    Learn what it takes to release your own music online as an independent musician. Lydia Walker teaches the next steps to take after you’ve recorded your songs.

    Read More

  3. Staying Consistent As A Musician with Katherine Forbes

    Oct 11, 20 09:10 AM

    In this episode of the Rustic Songbird Podcast, host Lydia Walker interviews Katherine Forbes, about how to stay consistent in your music career.

    Read More

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