Episode 12 - Why I Don't Do "Hourly" Rates In The Studio

This episode is all about why I don’t charge by the hour. I go on a bit of a rant keeping it 100% real. I talked about:

-specific situations in the industry where hourly rates aren’t actually cheaper for the consumer

-why time spent does not always equate to the value of service provided

-when it MIGHT be acceptable to charge hourly

Listen here!

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Episode 11 - Are You Ready to Go Pro From Your Home Studio?

If you’re ready to start making money from your home studio there is no better time than now.  Right now we’re in the middle of a global pandemic.  People are losing their jobs left and right, including the gigging musicians and my heart aches for them.  

But you know who’s still surviving?  Studio musicians that can engineer themselves.  

If you can record yourself, you can make a living.  If I can do it, you can do it!

In this episode I cover:

  • the mindset change I had to have after moving to Nashville thinking a major publishing deal was the only marker of success
  • some myths that may be stopping you from getting started
  • how to get out of your own way and start making MONEY

The Links mentioned in this episode:




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Episode 10 - You Are What You Eat- Study Your References!

Wondering how to take your songwriting or production to a 'competitive' level? How much are you listening to modern music and using reference tracks? 

Let's discuss!!

Grab your FREE copy of the Producer's Toolbelt here:



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Episode 9 - Why producers shouldn’t discount their rates in exchange for co-writes, master splits

I’ve noticed a common misconception in the community lately among songwriters and artists who believe that co-writing a track with their producer is a tool of leverage for negotiating the price down.  In this episode, we’re going to talk about why that couldn’t be further from the truth.

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Episode 8 - Why Every Songwriter Can Benefit from Learning How to Produce (or simply record themselves)!

Whether you're looking to save money on demos,  or you're an artist releasing your own music or trying to break into sync licensing world, learning how to produce or simply record yourself can benefit you TREMENDOUSLY as a songwriter!

Also....I'd love to hear from you!!  

Take this quick survey at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/7T356Y3 and tell me what's holding you back from learning how to produce your own music!



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Episode 7 - Songwriting For Guitar with Mikey Meiers

On this podcast, I interview Mike Meiers from Songwriting For Guitar.  

In order to get killer sounding guitars, you need to understand different playing styles, voicings, and much more!   Not only while recording, but playing live too!     

Use this link to get 15% off his course "Songwriting For Guitar":  


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Episode 6 - Why Having Great Music is JUST the Beginning to Getting Ahead

Are you feeling a bit discouraged with your music?  Feeling like maybe you’re just not getting the right opportunities?

In this episode, I talk about why YOUR MUSIC IS NOT ALWAYS YOUR RESUME and some of the tools you need to get ahead if you want to build a business as a producer, artist or songwriter!



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Episode 5 - How to Make Money From Your Home Studio

So many people think you're either BEYONCE big or you're BROKE as an artist.  Fortunately for us indies, that couldn't be further from the truth!

In this episode, I'm going to teach you how to make money from your home studio, even if you're just starting out and even if you don't have fancy gear!

Don't forget to grab your FREE copy of the PDF  "5 Ways to Make Money From Your Home Studio"


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Episode 4 - See it First- The Secret Sauce to Producing Great Tracks!

Have you ever sat down to create a track and gotten totally lost, looking up at the screen to hieroglyphics, asking yourself...where the hell am I and what am I trying to do here exactly?  Omg, this used to happen to me ALL THE TIME.  

In this episode I talk about how to SEE your production FIRST, so you can save time and get your music out of your head FASTER!

Don't forget to grab a FREE copy of the Producer Toolbelt here


Much Love Xo

Kris Bradley

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Episode 3 - Is Your Music Ready to Pitch? Or Are You Knocking Before You've Built Your Business?

It is understandable that as musicians we want to get our music out into the world.  We want to connect with an audience or a market that really resonates with what we’re doing.

So many musicians are inquiring about opportunities for their music, especially when it comes to Film/TV placements.

Here’s the thing though. Their music, most times, is NOT ready to pitch.

Make sure you're ready for opportunities when they present themselves by following these steps.

And remember, Don't knock until you build!

Grab your free copy of "The 4 Step Plan to Licensing Success" here:  


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