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The Musician's Toolbox

How do I become a professional musician? What are the do's and don'ts in the music industry? When will I get famous? Your dreams and fantasies might become reality will a little help from Arlette Hovinga. This is our brand new podcast The Musician's Toolbox, recorded at Studio Pandora in Utrecht's music venue TivoliVredenburg. Subscribe and find yourself a way on the rocky and rolly road to stardom.

Tracks

#3 - "I want an amazing album review!" with Hester Carvalho @ NRC
If you release an album and nobody hears it, have you really released an album? In this episode, host Arlette Hovinga talks to seasoned music journalist and author Hester Carvalho about all things PR and journalism. How do you plan your release, how does pitching work, and how do you get those 5 star reviews in reputable publications? Hear it in this third episode of the Musicians Toolbox! For more advice for aspiring musicians, order Arlette Hovinga's book How To Build Relationships via ⁠⁠this link⁠⁠. Do you want to find out more about TivoliVredenburg? Visit our website: ⁠⁠⁠https://www.tivolivredenburg.nl
45:24 4/11/24
#2 - "I want a manager!" with Erin Lynch @ Flying Fox AB (ESNS edition)
Managers are often perceived as the unicorns of the music industry. What do they do, and how do they magically seem to help their artists further their career? How can you, as an artist, become more interesting to management, and, whelp, more manageable?! Podcast host Arlette Hovinga talks to seasoned manager Erin Lynch about her experience working with bands in the heavier genres around the world. Recorded for TivoliVredenburg live at Eurosonic Noorderslag (ESNS). Many thanks to Boutique Hotel De Doelen for giving us the chance to make the recording. For more advice for aspiring musicians, order Arlette Hovinga's book How To Build Relationships via ⁠this link⁠. Do you want to find out more about TivoliVredenburg? Visit our website: ⁠⁠https://www.tivolivredenburg.nl
56:06 3/19/24
#1 - "I want a booking agent!" with Jerome Williams @ EBB Music
Ok, you've got the band together and feel like performing. After hours of practice in the studio it's time for the real deal. So how do you book a gig, and how do you get signed to a good agency? Podcast host Arlette Hovinga welcomes Jerome Williams to Studio Pandora in TivoliVredenburg. Jerome is founder of Earth Beat Agency, now known as EBB Music, in Amsterdam.   For more advice for aspiring musicians, order Arlette Hovinga's book How To Build Relationships via this link. Do you want to find out more about TivoliVredenburg? Visit our website: ⁠https://www.tivolivredenburg.nl
45:18 2/1/24
The Musician's Toolbox - Teaser
Aspiring rockstars and future prodigies, sharpen your chops with The Musician's Toolbox! In this podcast, host, publicist, and industry nerd Arlette Hovinga presents a series of insightful conversations with industry moguls, discussing everything musicians need to know to bring their careers to the next level. What unspoken rules are there in the industry? How do amateurs become pros? When will you finally be famous? This brand-new podcast answers your questions about bookings, management, PR, and much, much more. Recorded at Studio Pandora in Utrecht's iconic TivoliVredenburg, subscribe today to find yourself on the way to the rocky and rolly road to stardom. Do you want to find out more about TivoliVredenburg? Visit our website: https://www.tivolivredenburg.nl
00:43 1/31/24