Monthly Archives: December 2019

Episode 203: “Songwriting Dos and Don’ts From A Hit Music Publisher.”

Unless you’re right in the middle of the songwriting action on music row in Nashville, in LA or in New York, it can sometimes seem impossible to have your finger on the pulse of what is happening in the songwriting world RIGHT NOW! 

But in this episode, you can do just that! Brent recaps a pitch to publisher meeting he recently had and the songwriting “do” and songwriting “don’t” tips she gave that can help songwriters like YOU know what publishers and artists are looking for! 

LISTEN NOW: http://bit.ly/dosanddontsofsongwriting

PS: Get your free PDF download of 21 Biggest Reasons You Don’t Have More fans today and improve the promotion efforts for your music. Go to GiftFromJohnny.com and tell him where to send it.

PPS: If you’re ready to take the next step and grow your artist brand, then schedule a consultation today. Johnny will help you craft a strategy that will garner immediate results regardless of your promo budget. Email us at info@daredevilproduction.com and put CONSULTATION in the subject line.

Song Title Challenge 056: “Without Thinking.”

How many different ways can one write a song title? And what if the first angle we choose is good, but the 5th, 6th and 7th are GREAT? 

Pro songwriters dive into song titles every day, playing with different ways to spin them. In this episode, you can hear Brent and Johnny do the same with the title “Without Thinking.” 

How would you write this one? 

LISTEN NOW: http://bit.ly/withoutthinkingSTC

PS: Get your free PDF download of 21 Biggest Reasons You Don’t Have More fans today and improve the promotion efforts for your music. Go to GiftFromJohnny.com and tell him where to send it.

PPS: If you’re ready to take the next step and grow your artist brand, then schedule a consultation today. Johnny will help you craft a strategy that will garner immediate results regardless of your promo budget. Email us at info@daredevilproduction.com and put CONSULTATION in the subject line.

Episode 202: “The Instagram Rules Have Changed! Don’t Get Shadow Banned.”

The Instagram rules have changed recently. What use to be acceptable might now get you shadow banned and used against you in the algorithm. Learn what has changed and what steps to take to be successful on digital platforms now. 

LISTEN NOW: http://bit.ly/Instagramrules

PS: Get your free PDF download of 21 Biggest Reasons You Don’t Have More fans today and improve the promotion efforts for your music. Go to GiftFromJohnny.com and tell him where to send it.

PPS: If you’re ready to take the next step and grow your artist brand, then schedule a consultation today. Johnny will help you craft a strategy that will garner immediate results regardless of your promo budget. Email us at info@daredevilproduction.com and put CONSULTATION in the subject line.

Pick Johnny’s Brain 011: “A Butt Load Of Questions Answered.”

How does a singer/songwriter/artist continue to create content that brings value to their fans? What can help keep an artist motivated during a lull period when fans aren’t engaging as much as they were, and are using platforms like kickstarter a good idea for music related projects? 

Johnny answers all of these questions in this episode of “Pick Johnny’s Brain.” 

Thank you Crystal Lee Morgan for submitting these insightful questions. 

LISTEN NOW: http://bit.ly/Pickjohnnysbrain11

Go too https://daredevilmusicproduction.com/discoveryourbrand to download the free discover your brand Questionnaire.

PS: Get your free PDF download of 21 Biggest Reasons You Don’t Have More fans today and improve the promotion efforts for your music. Go to GiftFromJohnny.com and tell him where to send it.

PPS: If you’re ready to take the next step and grow your artist brand, then schedule a consultation today. Johnny will help you craft a strategy that will garner immediate results regardless of your promo budget. Email us at info@daredevilproduction.com and put CONSULTATION in the subject line.

Episode #201: “Music Biz and Mindset Wisdom That Changed My Songwriting Career.”

Ok, so your songwriting/artist goals are clear… now what? How do you achieve them and what steps are most important in order to achieve them? And here’s the hard question… are you using your time as wisely as you could be? What could you be missing?

LISTEN NOW: http://bit.ly/mindsetmatters201

In this episode, Brent and Johnny discuss mindset and how to make the most of your limited and valuable time pursuing a career in music.

PS: Get your free PDF download of 21 Biggest Reasons You Don’t Have More fans today and improve the promotion efforts for your music. Go to GiftFromJohnny.com and tell him where to send it.

PPS: If you’re ready to take the next step and grow your artist brand, then schedule a consultation today. Johnny will help you craft a strategy that will garner immediate results regardless of your promo budget. Email us at info@daredevilproduction.com and put CONSULTATION in the subject line.

Song Title Challenge 055: “Angel With An Anchor.”

Ever wonder what the first 10-15 minutes inside a pro songwriting room looks like? And how do writers find out how which direction to take a song title? 

Tune in to hear Brent and Johnny dig into the song title “Angel With An Anchor.” Which direction will they take it? 

LISTEN NOW: http://bit.ly/angelwithananchor

Do you have a song title you’d like them to tackle on the podcast? Email your title to info@daredevilproduciton.com and put “Song Title Challenge” in the subject line. 

PS: Get your free PDF download of 21 Biggest Reasons You Don’t Have More fans today and improve the promotion efforts for your music. Go to GiftFromJohnny.com and tell him where to send it.

PPS: If you’re ready to take the next step and grow your artist brand, then schedule a consultation today. Johnny will help you craft a strategy that will garner immediate results regardless of your promo budget. Email us at info@daredevilproduction.com and put CONSULTATION in the subject line.

C.L.I.M.B. Episode 200: “How My Intern Got 542k Streams On Spotify.”

How did a Daredevil intern get 542k streams on Spotify? 

In this episode of the C.L.I.M.B. Johnny talks to Shir Chopp, a current Daredevil intern, about how she’s helped her friend get on Spotify playlists and get over 500K streams and CLIMBing! 

LISTEN NOW:  http://bit.ly/542kstreamsonspotify

Note: This method works for pop the best, then rock and is harder for country as there aren’t as many independent country playlists out there. 

To get the Daredevil branding questionnaire discussed in this episode, please go to www.daredevilproduction.com/discoveryourbrand.com 

PS: Get your free PDF download of 21 Biggest Reasons You Don’t Have More fans today and improve the promotion efforts for your music. Go to GiftFromJohnny.com and tell him where to send it.

PPS: If you’re ready to take the next step and grow your artist brand, then schedule a consultation today. Johnny will help you craft a strategy that will garner immediate results regardless of your promo budget. Email us at info@daredevilproduction.com and put CONSULTATION in the subject line.

Pick Johnny’s Brain #10: “How Do You Market Classical Music?”

How does one market Classical Music? Or any genre?

Find out some music marketing tactics in this episode of Pick Johnny’s Brain. And remember, if you have a music marketing question, we’d love to tackle it on the podcast. Just send your question to info@daredevilproduction.com and put “Pick Johnny’s Brain” in the subject line. 

LISTEN NOW:  http://bit.ly/Pickjohnnysbrain10

PS: Get your free PDF download of 21 Biggest Reasons You Don’t Have More fans today and improve the promotion efforts for your music. Go to GiftFromJohnny.com and tell him where to send it.

PPS: If you’re ready to take the next step and grow your artist brand, then schedule a consultation today. Johnny will help you craft a strategy that will garner immediate results regardless of your promo budget. Email us at info@daredevilproduction.com and put CONSULTATION in the subject line.

Episode 199: “Advice That Changed My Songwriting Career.”

It’s rare for a songwriter to get a meeting with a seasoned music industry professional, but when we do, the best thing we can do is to take in everything they say, listen and learn. 

In this episode, Brent talks about some of the BEST ADVICE he’s received from music industry “higher ups,” how it has helped his career and how it can HELP YOURS! 

LISTEN NOW http://bit.ly/songwritingcareeradvice

As mentioned in this episode, here’s the two versions of “Torn”

Anne Preven Version: https://youtu.be/suPEni1CCYs

Natalie Imbruglia Version: https://youtu.be/VV1XWJN3nJo

PS: Get your free PDF download of 21 Biggest Reasons You Don’t Have More fans today and improve the promotion efforts for your music. Go to GiftFromJohnny.com and tell him where to send it.

PPS: If you’re ready to take the next step and grow your artist brand, then schedule a consultation today. Johnny will help you craft a strategy that will garner immediate results regardless of your promo budget. Email us at info@daredevilproduction.com and put CONSULTATION in the subject line.