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The Legal Side of Releasing Your Own Songs with Anne Schmidt

In this episode of the Rustic Songbird Podcast, Lydia Walker interviews Anne Schmidt about how to prepare to release your own songs from the legal side.

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Why We Need Diversity in Church Music with Robby Valderrama

In this episode of the Rustic Songbird Podcast, Lydia Walker interviews Robby Valderrama about the need for diversity in the church and it's music styles.

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Finding The Right Songwriting Mentor with Krissy Nordhoff

In this episode of the Rustic Songbird Podcast, Lydia Walker interviews Krissy Nordhoff about her songwriting career and the journey of becoming a mentor.

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How To FUND Your Passion with Lydia Walker

In this episode of the Rustic Songbird Podcast, host Lydia Walker breaks down 10 ways to fund your passion. What to do when your passion isn't paying the bills.

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How To Stay Motivated with Tobias

In this episode of the Rustic Songbird podcast, Lydia Walker interviews Tobias about how he stays motivated to create consistent content and keep showing up.

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How to Record Your Own Songs At Home with Baily Hager

In this episode of the Rustic Songbird podcast, Lydia Walker interviews Baily Hager about the process of how to record your own songs at home.

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Why You Should Join A Performing Rights Organization with Katie Mae

In this episode of the Rustic Songbird Podcast, Lydia Walker interviews Katie Mae Vogrin about what a performing right organization does and why you need one.

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Start Where You Are with Kezia Alford

In this episode of the Rustic Songbird podcast, Lydia Walker interviews Kezia Alford about starting as a music artist and how to start where you are.

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How To Prepare To Record In A Studio with Evan Sieling

In this episode of The Rustic Songbird podcast, Lydia Walker interviews Evan Sieling about about how to prepare to record in a studio, and what NOT to do.

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Songwriting Survival Kit

Check out my compiled list of 10 products that can make a songwriter's life easier when on the go and constantly have ideas. The songwriting survival kit!

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A Mother Like You by JJ Heller Acoustic Guitar Chord Tutorial

Acoustic guitar cover of “A Mother Like You” by JJ Heller. This is a guitar chord tutorial if you're learning how to play this song.

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How To Build A Team That Succeeds with Erskin Anavitarte

In this episode of the Rustic Songbird podcast, Erskin Anavitarte shares 3 keys to building a team that succeeds. He shares about the team for his music career.

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Writing Songs for the Local Church with Sophie Lockhart

In this episode of the Rustic Songbird podcast, Lydia Walker interviews Sophie Lockhart about her songwriting process and writing songs for the local church.

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Trusting God's Will For Healing

In this episode of the Rustic Songbird Podcast, Lydia Walker interviews Rachel Barrentine about her experience trusting God's will for healing while dealing with years of illness from lyme disease. Her story will inspire you to the seek the Lord during your struggles.

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How To Keep Showing Up with Earl Arnold

In this episode, Lydia Walker interviews Earl Arnold about how to be committed to your songwriting craft, and how to keep showing up. He shares tips for overcoming some of the biggest struggles songwriters deal with.

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Hi there, I'm Lydia!

I'm a singer/songwriter and worship leader, and I love to share what I've learned along the way with other musicians.  I'm a wife and new mom, and it's important to me to have a healthy balance of time with family and still have a successful business. Here on my blog, I'll be sharing about the journey and hope you will gain some helpful insights from my experience.

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Recent Articles

  1. The Legal Side of Releasing Your Own Songs with Anne Schmidt

    Nov 10, 19 06:58 PM

    In this episode of the Rustic Songbird Podcast, Lydia Walker interviews Anne Schmidt about how to prepare to release your own songs from the legal side.

    Read More

  2. Why We Need Diversity in Church Music with Robby Valderrama

    Oct 28, 19 09:38 AM

    In this episode of the Rustic Songbird Podcast, Lydia Walker interviews Robby Valderrama about the need for diversity in the church and it's music styles.

    Read More

  3. Finding The Right Songwriting Mentor with Krissy Nordhoff

    Oct 14, 19 07:55 AM

    In this episode of the Rustic Songbird Podcast, Lydia Walker interviews Krissy Nordhoff about her songwriting career and the journey of becoming a mentor.

    Read More