26. Todd Barriage on the Power of Covers and Embracing Humor
Todd Barriage is a producer and artist from Ontario, Canada. He first gained a following on YouTube after posting covers before transitioning to original songs – with fun stunts and merch for promotion (for instance branded condoms).
More recently he covered AFI's entire Sing The Sorrow album, which helped him gain notoriety in the AFI-fandom world.
Listen as he shares his story and how embracing covers has helped him build a following and become better connected in the industry.
What You'll Learn
- Why you should always be yourself
- Why humor is something that can work with music (don't just be a serious artist)
- Ideas for how to approach content creation and Youtube
- How to find your community and use that to grow your following
About Music Business Mindset
Music Business Mindset is the official podcast of Evergreen Records – a production company dedicated to helping independent artists grow. We take a bit of a different approach to helping you find success, focusing less on the gear and trends, and more on YOU and your band as a business.
The podcast brings you interviews from awesome artists and industry leaders – all with the goal of helping you find true and lasting success, financial stability, and personal wellbeing on your journey in the music industry.
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