The New Musician Podcast

QUINTESSENTIAL ZA  |  Series , ±46 min episodes total time 1 hr 32 min  | 
Ethan Baird, who makes music under the name Finna Cry, is finally taking his music career seriously. But he has no idea what he's doing. So he decided to interview a bunch of people who do. If you're a fledgling musician who wants to learn the ropes, take a listen to this.

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Episode 1 - How To Get Gigs

Approaching promoters and venue owners is hard, especially if you've just started out. I spoke to people who know more about this than me, namely:

- Venita Engelbrecht, who started playing gigs when she was a child
- Veranda Panda, an electronic music duo from Durban
- Khathu Musekwa, co-owner of Swade Shift - an events and promotion company
- Kyle Cancella, DJ, Producer and staple of the local electronic music industry
- Soné and Stiaan from Fort Hey - also an events and promotion company

Check out my music at http://ethanbaird.co.za/music
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Episode 2 - Making A Scene

Finding your place in the music industry can be tough, especially if you're in a niched genre. Sometimes the easiest thing to do is just create the scene you want to be a part of. I spoke to some people doing just that!

- Klaas vd Walt from Uncle Mothers
- Ofentse Seriti, Muzi Gwala and Blhack Aerian from Afro Prog Sessions
- Bonolo Matlala from TuksFM
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