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Learn how to win clients and build the freelance career that you’ve always wanted.


How Freelancers Can Thrive During The Covid19 Quarantine
Mar 23 • 184 min
Welcome to the longest episode of Project Freelance! 3 HOURS! WOW!! This week I have eleven guests from different industries joining me to share what the COVID19 virus is doing to their different industries. They’ll also be sharing actionable tips with…
Freelance Fire Spinning and Flow Arts with Mikeyridesthefire
Mar 16 • 48 min
This week on the Project Freelance podcast I am joined by a fire spinner and flow artist known as Mikeyridesthefire. I met Mikey a few years back at a TFTI_LA photography meet up and I’ve been waiting for the opportunity to ask him to be on the podcast to…
Bringing Japanese Artists to America with Rubab Rizvi | Fakestar USA
Mar 9 • 48 min
This week on the Project Freelance podcast I’m chatting with the extraordinary Rubab Rizvi! She specializes in bringing Japanese artists over to America for tours, conventions, and more. She was the head TM on a tour I went on in January 2020 and I wanted…
Creating Living Art Pieces with Rio Sirah
Mar 2 • 62 min
This week on the Project Freelance podcast I am joined by artist and fellow creator, Rio Sirah! He specializes in live body painting and other creative art, including custom clothing, custom jewelry, and more! In this episode you will hear how his journey…
Pursuing Rocket Photography with Brandon Wynn | HoverSlam Photography
Feb 24 • 58 min
This week on the Project Freelance podcast I am so stoked to be talking to rocket photographer Brandon Wynn. Brandon and I met at a NASASocial event in 2019 and since then he’s been capturing rocket launches, selling prints, and building a name for…
Building a Band From The Ground Up with Michael Skaggs
Feb 17 • 48 min
This week on the Project Freelance podcast I am chatting with my homie Michael Skaggs! A few years ago he helped create the band Outline in Color and I wanted to pick his brain on how they built their band, the trials and tribulations they faced as a…
How To Grow In The Music Industry with Tony Burrola
Feb 10 • 33 min
I met Tony Burrola at a venue in Scottsdale, Arizona, called Pub Rock, while on tour with Red Handed Denial and ACME. This venue was our final stop on tour and after the show I went up to thank Tony for all of his help during the evening and we began to…
Creating Watson’s Counter with James Lim
Feb 3 • 38 min
Watson’s counter is a coffee shop and eatery in Ballard, Seattle and I had the opportunity to eat there with my friend Zach of Into The Dark Blue podcast. I enjoyed the food and atmosphere so much that I had to let the owner know my thoughts and feelings.…
Creating Live Music Content with Blake Littell
Jan 27 • 36 min
This week on the Project Freelance podcast I am joined by content creator Blake Littell. You may have seen some of his photos online if you’re a fan of Slaves, Fairwell (OC), and more. His goal is to tour more frequently, like most of us creators, so if…
Graphic Artist By Day, Photographer By Night with Blynncreative
Jan 20 • 30 min
This week on the podcast I am joined by visual creator, Brianna Lynn, AKA Blynncreative. She has a full time job as a Graphic Artist for a theatre company, but when she’s not working there she freelances as a photographer. I wanted to pick her brain about…
Photography and Van Life with Graham Fielder
Jan 13 • 49 min
This week on Project Freelance I am joined by my long time friend, Graham Fielder. We may not get to talk as often as we’d like, which is why I asked him to come onto the podcast so we could catch up on life. I am so excited for you to hear him share his…
Freelancing as a Vocalist with Andy Cizek
Jan 6 • 37 min
This week on Project Freelance I am joined by vocalist Andy Cizek. He’s been making YouTube videos for awhile now and I wanted to pick his brain about his creative process for that, as well as his session work and live touring work. Get Socialistic with…
Tips For Freelance Drummers with Matt Marquez
Dec 30, 2019 • 79 min
This week on Project Freelance I’m talking to one of my favorite people on planet Earth, Matt Marquez. He’s a drummer who has accomplished quite a bit in his career. From co-creating Heartist to session drumming for music producer Erik Ron, to playing for…
Project Freelance Episode 100 Timewarp!
Dec 23, 2019 • 149 min
This week on Project Freelance I am taking you for a time travelling session back into some of my favorite episodes from the past five seasons. From Matty Mullins to Josh Balz to Graham Sheldon, I’ve had the pleasure of both reconnecting with friends who…
Video is the Future with Refujay
Dec 16, 2019 • 46 min
This week on the Project Freelance podcast I am joined by photographer and videographer Jay Claus, AKA Refujay. He’s a SoCal based content creator that is known for his incredible sunset photographs, but this week we are talking about how video is the…
How To Grow As a Live Music Photographer with Rob Haberman
Dec 9, 2019 • 77 min
This week on Project Freelance I am so excited to have Rob Haberman on as a guest! Rob is a live music photographer and a wedding photographer who resides in Chicago. In this episode we dive into Rob’s photography story that began when he got a press pass…
Capturing The Wild Side with Anabel DFlux
Dec 2, 2019 • 45 min
This week on the Project Freelance podcast I’m chatting with exotic animal photographer Anabel DFlux about what it’s like to capture the wild side of life. Anabel has gotten to work with all types of foxes, wolves, and other incredible creatures. Enjoy…
How To Travel The World as a Filmmaker with Graham Sheldon
Nov 25, 2019 • 74 min
This week on the Project Freelance podcast I am joined by Emmy award winning DP and Producer, Graham Sheldon! Throughout his career, Sheldon has produced travel, topical and historical documentary projects in over two dozen countries, and across the…
How To Become a Professional Drone Pilot with The Drone Trainer
Nov 18, 2019 • 47 min
This week on the Project Freelance podcast I am joined by professional drone pilot, Chris Anderson. He’s based in Alberta, Canada and I wanted to chat with him about what it’s like to be a drone pilot in Canada, including the certification process,…
How to Build a Clothing Brand with Eli James
Nov 11, 2019 • 44 min
This week on the Project Freelance podcast I am joined by Eli James of Ghost Circus Apparel about how he launched his brand by making custom clothing for different artists and musicians. If you’re starting your own clothing line you should definitely…
How An Internship With Live Nation Turned Into A Dream Job with Alexandra Geshel
Nov 4, 2019 • 30 min
This is the story of how an internship with Live Nation led someone to their dream job! I got in touch with Alexandra through a facebook group I’m a part of and I wanted to have her on to talk about her love for live music photography. Get socialistic…
Creating Content For Rap, EDM, and Reggae Artists with Sam Medina
Oct 28, 2019 • 42 min
This week on Project Freelance I am joined by touring content creator, Sam Medina. I found him on Instagram from a video that he made for NF at Red Rocks Amphitheatre. I was blown away by the creativity and knew that I had to get him on the podcast to…
Licensing Your Live Music Photos with Boston Schulz
Oct 21, 2019 • 38 min
This week on the Project Freelance podcast I am joined by Boston Schulz, a professional concert photographer. She’s been shooting for six years and also works in marketing! She freelances and has a 9-5! What a badass! She shoots in the punk, rock, and…
Tips for Disabled Photographers with Elizabeth Rajchart
Oct 14, 2019 • 37 min
This week I am joined by Elizabeth Rajchart, a photographer who specializes in boudoir, drag, and, what she calls, disability power portrait photography. More than anything I wanted to know what kind of things can be done to make the world of photography…
From Living in a Basement to Producing Music for Futuristic with Boylord Music
Oct 7, 2019 • 43 min
This week it is my absolute pleasure to be joined by Boylord to talk about his start as a freelance music producer. He just finished producing two back to back records for Futuristic titled “I AM” and “Zachary Lewis,” and is about to head out on tour with…
Marketing Tips for Freelancers with Mike Volkin
Sep 30, 2019 • 44 min
This week on Project Freelance I am so stoked to have Mike Volkin of Freelancer School and owner of Freelancer Masterclass. He acts as a fractional CMO to help with companies a number of tasks, including creating a marketing department, train existing…
What It Was Like To Work At Treyarch Games with Alex Bortoluzzi
Sep 23, 2019 • 74 min
This week on the Project Freelance podcast I am chatting with my dear friend Alex Bortoluzzi who runs a brand called Krakatoa Underwear. This week we are chatting about building his brand and we dive back in time to when he first started creating video…
They Built a Real Life Battle Bus - With Jonny Emerick
Sep 16, 2019 • 34 min
This week on the Project Freelance podcast I am chatting with freelance welder and part time stage manager, Jonny Emerick of Emerick’s Ironworks. He is based out of Long Beach, California and I met him while photographing bands on Vans Warped Tour. He’s…
Hitting 100K Subscribers and Tour Stories with Lauren Babic
Sep 9, 2019 • 67 min
This week on Project Freelance I’m chatting with singer, screamer, vocal coach, and YouTuber Lauren Babic. Lauren will be sharing some crazy tour stories that ladies can probably relate to. We also chat about the logistics of what it takes to get her band…
Life On The Road with DJ Kode Break
Sep 2, 2019 • 51 min
This week on the Project Freelance podcast I am so stoked to talk to DJ Kode Break, who is Futuristic’s hypeman and DJ on tour. I met him at Warped Tour in 2017 and I think I even rode on his bus one night. I wanted to pick his brain about his beat making…
How To Get Your Music In TV, Films, and Video Games with Greg M. Johnson
Aug 26, 2019 • 74 min
Season 5, Ep 11 This week on Project Freelance I am joined by composer Greg M. Johnson. He has composed music for many sci-fi films, tv shows, and even a few video games. I wanted to pick his brain about the process of composing music for entertainment.…
Getting Paid to Doodle with Arimatronic
Aug 19, 2019 • 33 min
Project Freelance - Season 5, Ep. 10This week on the Project Freelance podcast I am with 17 year old freelance artist, illustrator, and cartoonist, Arimatronic. She started out as a doodler in school, but didn’t find her passion for art until she got to…
5 Tips for Hosting Videos
Aug 12, 2019 • 16 min
Project Freelance - Season 5, Ep. 9I’ve been on Youtube for a decade and in that time I think I’ve become a pretty decent host and I wanted to share five tips for hosting videos of your own or for corresponding for an outlet. 1. Follow your passion and…
How To Become a Better Metal Screamer // Fan Session 3
Aug 5, 2019 • 52 min
Project Freelance - Season 5, Ep. 8This week on the Project Freelance podcast I am joined by Harry, a fan of my music. Harry wanted to chat about what it’s been like for me as a metal screamer who wants to also be a singer. In this episode we chat about…
The Future of Live Music Videos with CaliberTV
Jul 29, 2019 • 61 min
Project Freelance - Season 5, Ep. 7This week on the Project Freelance podcast I am joined by my friends Tyler and Fredo from a live music YouTube channel called CaliberTV. These guys had such a passion for live music that they began capturing local shows…
5 Tips for Making a Photography Book
Jul 22, 2019 • 32 min
Project Freelance - Season 5, Ep.6 This week on Project Freelance I wanted to sit down and talk about how you can make your very own photography book. There aren’t enough resources out there for this kind of stuff, so I figured I’d make a podcast out of…
How To Get On A Film Set with Griffin Howes
Jul 15, 2019 • 42 min
Project Freelance - Season 5, Ep.5 This week on the Project Freelance podcast I am joined by new friend, Griffin Howes. He is a PA and AD on film sets, and has a bit of experience as a special effects technician. I met him at a house party and when he…
Tips For Urban Exploration With @Chamoisdead
Jul 8, 2019 • 93 min
Project Freelance - Season 5, Ep.4 This week on the Project Freelance podcast I am joined by my friend Ian, AKA: Chamo, a fellow photographer and urban explorer. I wanted to dive into the reasons we love exploring abandoned places. I also wanted to chat…
Freelancing for National Geographic with Joseph Large
Jul 1, 2019 • 40 min
Project Freelance - Season 5, Ep.3 This is the story of how one self taught filmmaker started shooting for Nat Geo! I’m so excited to introduce my audience to Joseph Large, a freelancer who lives for adventure. Since he was a kid he’s wanted to shoot for…
Find Your Audience Through Digital Marketing with Kyle Hulett
Jun 24, 2019 • 70 min
Project Freelance - Season 5, Ep.2 Episode 2 of Season 5 of the Project Freelance podcast is here and I’m so very excited to talk to my boy Kyle Hulett this week about digital marketing in 2019! This topic is extremely important for musicians and anyone…
Creating Content for Bring Me The Horizon with Brian Cox
Jun 17, 2019 • 56 min
Project Freelance - Season 5, Ep.1 Welcome to Season 5 of the Project Freelance podcast! If you’re new, welcome! This is an educational podcast for those of you who want to become better at the creative and business side of being a freelancer. Whether you…
How Much Time Should You Spend Applying For Jobs
Jun 3, 2019 • 21 min
Project Freelance - Season 4, Ep.22 This week I wanted to give you guys some tips on applying for new gigs. A lot of freelancers just wait for the next gig to come to them, but you should be actively looking for gigs every week. For classes/booking:…
5 Tips For A Better Work - Life Balance
May 27, 2019 • 28 min
This week on the Project Freelance podcast I wanted to give you my five tips on how to have a better work-life balance. Finding a happy medium between work and personal life is key when it comes to being a successful freelancer and I think these tips will…
Photographing for Travel Channel and Exploring Abandoned Prisons with Dalton Misener
May 20, 2019 • 43 min
This week on the Project Freelance podcast I am chatting with Dalton Misener, a photographer who freelances for Travel Channel and he’s also a fellow urban explorer and he runs abandonedwhereabouts.com In this episode we dive into how he got started as an…
Building a Successful Wedding Photography Company | Michael’s Moments
May 6, 2019 • 62 min
This week on the Project Freelance we are chatting with Michael and Nicole from Michael’s Moments and Vivid Dreams Production to chat about building a successful wedding boutique company that brings in 90% of their yearly income within their four month…
Behind The Scenes Of NASA
May 6, 2019 • 38 min
Today I am talking about my recent trip to NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida. I was invited to join a #NASAsocial event and off I went, to create behind the scenes content about NASA’s current journey in their space program, which is…
How To Create Amazing Content While Traveling
Apr 29, 2019 • 29 min
Well, as with most things space related, the CRS-17 launch has been delayed a few days, but that’s okay, because it just means I get to get some more work done at home before heading to Florida. So for this week’s podcast I wanted to talk more about…
Rocket Photography Tips With Erik Kuna
Apr 22, 2019 • 52 min
This week on Project Freelance I am chatting with NASA and SPACEX Rocket Photographer, Erik Kuna! He’s been covering launches for about three years and makes money by selling prints of his photos to fans, as well as news outlets. I wanted to get some…
I’m Going to NASA!!!
Apr 15, 2019 • 22 min
This week on Project Freelance I wanted to chat about a few things, including my upcoming trip to NASA as well as the Youtube Demonetization situation that is taking place. Youtube has crumbled a bit over the past year or two, but my channel is starting…
Tips for Photographing and Filming Live Music | Josh Adams
Apr 8, 2019 • 77 min
Project Freelance - Season 4, Ep.14 This week on the Project Freelance podcast I am joined by Mr. Josh Adams, a touring videographer. I asked him to bring me his five tips for touring and his five tips for shooting live music. Enjoy this episode!Get…
Stories from a Digital Nomad | Rob Palmer
Apr 1, 2019 • 40 min
This week on Project Freelance I am chatting with Digital Nomad, Rob Palmer, a freelance journalist who has been traveling abroad for the vast majority of his life. I wanted to chat with Rob about how he makes his money while moving around the world, what…
Should Creative People Go To College?
Mar 25, 2019 • 21 min
Project Freelance - Season 4, Ep.12 People often ask me about my college experience and if they, themselves, should go to college/university or if they should just start working straight out of high school. Here is a bit about my college experience and…
How To Get Referrals…Without Asking | Stacey Brown Randall
Mar 18, 2019 • 54 min
Stacey is a business growth accelerator who is the author of Generating Business Referrals without Asking, and hosts a podcast called Roadmap to grow your business. Stacey works with small businesses and solopreneurs to help them accelerate their growth…
How To Make Money While Traveling
Mar 4, 2019 • 27 min
This week on Project Freelance I wanted to talk about how I make money while traveling. I’ve been traveling for creative work opportunities since 2014 and have been on tour with bands, have traveled all over the United States for work and in this episode…
Reading Your Comments
Feb 21, 2019 • 8 min
Thank you guys so much for leaving feedback on this podcast! I wanted to just make this podcast so I could thank all of you for listening. I’ll be traveling over the next few weeks so please bear with me. Much love!Follow @ProjectFreelance on Instagram to…
How would you rate this podcast?
Feb 18, 2019 • 12 min
For classes/booking: http://justtheletterk.com/booking Read on to support the podcast!Get Socialistic with me: PUBLIC FACEBOOK GROUP: https://www.facebook.com/groups/213571199185683/learning_content/ http://Twitter.com/projectfreelnce 🚴Come chase me:…
A Free Year Of Adobe Creative Cloud?!
Feb 11, 2019 • 12 min
Project Freelance - Season 4, Ep.7 Hey Adobe, please help.. If you have a topic for the podcast, or want to sponsor an episode, hit me with it at [email protected] Watch this on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HSdlGTZGePk For…
Growing a Freelance Graphic Design Business with Trevor Walters of Titan Media
Feb 4, 2019 • 29 min
Project Freelance - Season 4, Ep.6 Please welcome Trevor Walters of Nightfall Management and Titan Media to the podcast! Trevor runs the A&R for Titan Media. I wanted to know how a graphic designer sets their rate, so I asked Trevor what he budgets for…
The Time I Got Scammed Out of $3500
Jan 28, 2019 • 23 min
DO NOT FALL FOR THIS SCAM! There are a ton of scammers out there that are after your hard earned money. They pose as companies, media companies, etc., convince you to cash a check they send, which is fraudulent, and pay a fake third party via cash…
Creating a Place For Freelancers | Preston Lee Of Millo And Solidgigs
Jan 21, 2019 • 26 min
Preston Lee, founder of Millo, wanted to create a site where he could help freelancers and solopreneurs figure out how to be better freelancers by teaching them how to improve their business and thrive in saturated freelancing market. He hopes to help…
Feast vs. Famine in Freelancing
Jan 14, 2019 • 29 min
This past week was extremely slow for me and I am sick of making excuses for it. I wanted to hop onto the podcast and be real with you guys about my anxieties of freelancing, talk about silly freelancing mistakes I’ve made, and remind you that the moments…
Ten Tips For Working At Home
Jan 7, 2019 • 24 min
Here are some tips for staying motivated while working from home! 1 - Wake up early!2 - move your phone to keep you from getting distracted by social media3 - background music/noise helps me focus and inspires my work.4 - schedule your day so you can…
2019 Goals
Dec 26, 2018 • 14 min
My goals for 2019! I have big goals, but I made them achievable.Goal 1 - Meet and speak with Elon Musk. My goal is to film a documentary about Elon Musk.Goal 2 - Sell $4000 in stock footage. - if you’d like to join head to http://festyy.com/wCEhM5 Goal 3…
Christmas Gifts For Creators
Dec 21, 2018 • 19 min
Photo orb: http://festyy.com/wCEhk0 Straps by L Roobs: http://festyy.com/wCEhxf Adobe Discounts: http://festyy.com/wCEhV1 Apple Tradeup: http://gestyy.com/wCTJhB For classes/booking: http://justtheletterk.com/booking Read on to support the podcast!Get…
Creating Launch Music Conference with Jeremy Weiss
Dec 17, 2018 • 39 min
Project Freelance - Season 3, Ep.16 Last week we spoke with the creators of Barn Burner, a documentary about the life and rise of the Lancaster metal scene, and this week we have Lancastrian, Jeremy Weiss on the podcast to talk about his music convention,…
Capturing Life As It Happens - Making The Barn Burner Documentary
Dec 10, 2018 • 52 min
Project Freelance - Season 3, Ep.15 Capture Life As it Happens Order Barn Burner: barnburnermovie.com I met Eli Passage at Launch Music Conference last spring and watched the premiere of his film Barn Burner, which tells the story of the life, community,…
Sobriety on Tour with Eric Flores
Nov 26, 2018 • 48 min
Project Freelance - Season 3, Ep.14 Sobriety is the theme of this week’s podcast. It can be difficult to avoid the “drugs” part of “sex, drugs, and rock and roll,” and I wanted to chat with someone who has watched someone in this scene escape the drugs…
Adam Elmakias - Teaching the Next Generation of Music Photographers
Nov 21, 2018 • 44 min
Project Freelance - Season 3, Ep.13 This week on the podcast, we have Adam Elmakias, a live music photographer from Wisconson, who helped some of our favorite “scene” kids spread their faces across the map through his photography; including Bring Me The…
DON’T STEAL FROM THE BAND! // Merch Management Tips with Justin Conant
Nov 14, 2018 • 99 min
This week on Project Freelance I got to sit down with my best bud, Justin Conant (@JCPICS3) to talk about selling merch for bands on tour, photography on tour, and why Justin decided to step away from touring to focus on building a home life. We also talk…
Should You Delete Posts That Get Less Views? | The Psychology of Social Media
Nov 12, 2018 • 28 min
The negative psychological effects of social media can seriously affect some users. It may sound “ridiculous,” but we live in a world that we created to drown us in likes and retweets. However, psychology aside, can posts with fewer views on your profile…
Urban Exploration Photography Tips - An #Urbexer’s Guide
Nov 5, 2018 • 77 min
This week on Project Freelance I wanted to give you some tips on how to SAFELY get in and photograph abandoned buildings. Know Who You’re Taking With You! You wouldn’t just let ANYONE into your secret treehouse, would you? So DONT LET RANDOM PEOPLE KNOW…
How To Get More Freelance Gigs | Demo Reels 101
Oct 22, 2018 • 26 min
Demo reels are the most important asset you have when it comes to getting hired as a freelancer. Why? Well, a demo reel is basically just a collection of your best work and your favorite work. I include “favorite work,” because, while it’s dope that…
Creating Vans Warped Tour with Kevin Lyman
Oct 8, 2018 • 47 min
Who will create the next “Warped Tour?” Is it you? Maybe a friend you have? Share this episode with them! It’s full of strategies and tips on how Kevin brought “the scene” out of the underground and into the streets, literally…the venues were parking…
The Truth About Being a Tour Manager // Ryan Sofie
Oct 8, 2018 • 29 min
I filmed a documentary about Ryan on the 2017 run of Vans Warped Tour. We wanted to redo the main interview for the documentary, but it ended up slowing the documentary down and took the audience away from the immersive side of tour. So, instead of…
Find the Money In Music - With Nick Mishko Of 10and8management
Sep 30, 2018 • 82 min
Learn everything an artist or copyright owner should know about digital royalties, learn how to make money in music, and hear the secrets to songwriting success from this week’s episode of Project Freelance, with my special guest Nicholas Mishko, creator…
Advice for Photography Students // Fan Session 2
Sep 9, 2018 • 51 min
In July 2018 I made a post on Instagram saying that I wanted to teach one-on-one classes with my listeners and readers, and I asked if anyone would be interested. On this week’s episode of Project Freelance, I have a young photographer joining me. Her…
The Custom Guitar Fretboard Ring // How a Valentines Gift Turned Into a Job // Jareds Ring Shop
Sep 3, 2018 • 47 min
Project Freelance - Season 3, Ep.5 Jared has been designing and creating rings for several years now. It all started out as a romantic gift idea for Valentines day and unexpectedly became a majority of Jared’s income. He comes from a construction family…
How To Film for Local Bands // Phil Marquis Videography
Sep 2, 2018 • 25 min
A local to Kitchener, Ontario, videographer Phil Marques has always had an interest to combine his love for music and videography together! Phil has three years of communications technology education and two years of stage production under his belt. He…
How Butch Locsin of LA Became the Skeleton Of Color
Aug 20, 2018 • 53 min
Welcome to Season 3 of Project Freelance! Let’s kick this thing off right with the amazing Skeleton of Color, Butch Locsin! I have been itching to sit down and talk to Butch since I met him, and we finally found time to do just that. I loved getting to…
Getting Your Music Discovered Worldwide | Fan Lesson 1
Aug 19, 2018 • 38 min
Lesson 1: Getting Your Music Discovered Worldwide Check this out! My guest this week is Angelo, a fan from Paris! Angelo booked a skype lesson with me and it ended up turning into an amazing conversation about live music from the perspective of two people…
Welcome to Season 3 of Project Freelance!
Aug 6, 2018 • 9 min
Welcome to Season 3 of Project Freelance! Here is a quick intro to tell you a bit about what I’ll be covering this season and who I’ll be bringing onto the podcast as a featured guests! For classes/booking: http://justtheletterk.com/booking Read on to…
Getting Your Parents to Let You Tour - with Rian Cunningham
Jul 7, 2018 • 47 min
This week on Project Freelance, I have Rian Cunningham, a Toronto native who produces and writes music. Rian actually flew down to California to meet up with me so we could work on a musical endeavour together. Rian has been playing and producing music…
The Secret to Success with Nic Bradly of Welcome To The Good Life
Jun 19, 2018 • 60 min
Let’s talk about the law of attraction. You see, when you figure out the secrets to success you will be unstoppable. Our problem, as humans, is that we get so in our heads about the possibility of rejection that we talk ourselves out of taking risks.…
Creating Merch for Bands With Nick Lament Of Music Over Matter
Jun 4, 2018 • 36 min
If you want to start AND successful merch line, this podcast is a must for you! Use “PROJECTFREELANCE” for 15% off your order at http://www.musicovermatterclothing.com/ This week I am excited to bring you Nick Lament, creator of the fantastic, overly…
Get Booked for Shows! - Sean Healy Productions | Webookbands.com
May 22, 2018 • 46 min
If you’re in a band and you hate the whole “pay-to-play” thing, check this episode out! My guest is Sean Healy, a booker-promoter out of LA. He moved to Hollywood to pursue an acting career, struggled, fell into band booking, and the rest is history. Get…
Should You Give Them the RAW files? | Jon Vulpine Podcast
May 6, 2018 • 54 min
If you want to know how to get started shooting music videos for both independent and SIGNED bands, this is the podcast for you. Jon Vulpine is an award-winning director and editor with over 10 years of experience creating content all over the world. He…
Photo Pit Crash Course - AshlyNicolePhoto
Apr 23, 2018 • 69 min
In this episode of the Project Freelance podcast Ashly and I delve into photo pit etiquette, how to plan out your rates, studying your competition’s skills, and researching what local businesses are around you. The first show she shot was Lights in 2012…
Shooting for Emo Nite - With Alex Wolf | Concert Photography 101
Apr 7, 2018 • 61 min
Alex Wolf is a freelance music/entertainment & commercial videographer, currently living on the East Coast where there is a lot of pulled pork BBQ and humidity. Growing up, she frequented a venue in Raleigh, NC, where she first saw Attack Attack, but…
How to Create Lasting Content feat. Christina Rotondo | Music & Youtube Tips
Apr 2, 2018 • 62 min
Are you new to Youtube and want to showcase your music? Well, sorry to burst your bubble, but it’s not all that simple. Not what you wanted to hear? Why, because it’s honest? Well, welcome to Project Freelance; the uncensored, unfiltered, and raw podcast…
How I Made My Documentary “Respect The Crew” | Film & Photography Tips
Mar 25, 2018 • 46 min
Ever since filming my first documentary in 2011 about a dog that was rescued from a dog fighting ring, I knew that some stories were too good, to make up. Fast forward to now. I’ve dedicated myself to sharing the stories of others through my lens. I met…
How to Become a Tour Manager with Jon Syverson (Black Veil Brides/Andy Black)
Mar 18, 2018 • 48 min
Project Freelance - Season 2, Ep.10 When everything is urgent and needs to be answered now, you are forced to organize yourself, or fail. Choosing between getting the right saltine crackers for the green room and figuring out how much gear you can pack…
Creating Visuals Through Music Ft. Casey Steinmiller | Freelance Advice & Industry Tips
Mar 11, 2018 • 40 min
Want to become a professional photographer or filmmaker in the music industry, but you don’t know how this industry works? Well, this week I’d like to help you with that. My guest this week is the incredibly talented Casey Steinmiller, a 23 year old…
A Decade Of Tour Stories And Mental Health On The Road | Josh Balz | Motionless in White
Mar 5, 2018 • 62 min
Project Freelance - Season 2 - Episode 7 In this episode of Project Freelance, I “sit down” (skype) with Josh Balz, a 28 year old entrepreneur. He is the creator and owner of the two Strange & Unusual Oddities Parlors in Pennsylvania; one in Philadelphia…
Vero - True Social | What Is It | How To Use It
Feb 26, 2018 • 34 min
What is Vero-True Social? All of your friends are talking about it, all of your favorite creators are joining it, and here’s why you should become one of the Vero Revolutionaries! I have made a comprehensive video review which you can watch to get a feel…
Why “the scene” is dying // Jon Wolfe
Feb 18, 2018 • 60 min
Project Freelance - Season 2, Ep.5 He had to sneak out from under his police officer mother’s nose to go on tour. Inspired by acts on MTV, VH1, and more, he joined band in school, and then went on to join every band under the sun. All he wanted to do was…
Learn To Love Failure | Jordan Grossman | A&R | Booking | Promotor | Music Industry Tips
Feb 17, 2018 • 40 min
Project Freelance - Season 2, Ep.6 “I now work with amazing clients and am forever grateful for who is in my life today and the opportunities that have made themselves available. It all started in 2003 for me, here we are 15 years later. I just want to…
Black Veil Brides Fans Are Crazy - Stories From The Bodyguard // Matt Yanni
Feb 11, 2018 • 35 min
Crazy fans attacking artists, coping with the mental strain of being away from home for months at a time, struggling to make a living, the the love for travel, music, and unforgettable memories that sitting behind a desk doesn’t offer; these are some of…
Girl’s On Tour Ft. Lindsey Lerner of Level Exchange
Feb 4, 2018 • 53 min
The worst thing that someone can ever tell you is “no.” With that being said, fuck that. No stands for “New Opportunity! In the touring world, it’s important to realise that you are more valuable to a band if you have more than one skill to offer. Lindsey…
Documenting Life On Tour with Bryce Hall
Jan 28, 2018 • 74 min
Project Freelance - Season 2, Ep.2 From shooting his first show, which happened to be Vans Warped Tour, to shooting under Buzznet, by posting content onto Flikr, this once aspiring music photographer now tours full-time as a professional content creator.…
How Memphis May Fire Grew Feat. Matty Mullins
Jan 21, 2018 • 47 min
EPISODE 1 OF SEASON 2 IS HERE! AND! SURPRISE! EVERY EPISODE OF THIS SEASON HAS A SPECIAL GUEST! Up first, Matty Mullins from Memphis May Fire, and owner of On Pointe Pomade. In this episode he and I cover everything from holding down a real job while…