(Song)writer's Block, Suffering for Your Art & Where Ideas Might Be Hiding
Songwriter Soup is a frank discussion about how to make it in the music industry as a songwriter, hosted by 4x GRAMMY nominated songwriter Laura Veltz, financial advisor Tracy Hackney and producer Kevin Sokolnicki.
Songwriter Soup
Published 15 April 2024
Songwriter Soup / W!ZARD Studios

Making it in the music industry takes grit and a lot of patience, but also sound financial advice. Laura Veltz is a 4x GRAMMY-nominated songwriter and has teamed up with Tracy Hackney, a seasoned financial advisor for musicians, to bring you the tips and tricks of the industry. Joined by host and producer, Kevin Sokolnicki, the trio has interviews with some of the most prominent and up-and-coming songwriters and artists in the music industry.

What’s blocking you? This week, the trio discusses this ironic possibility: it might be that you’re taking this dream job a little too seriously. We all do it! At all stages, in fact.

Take breaks, change the subject, nerd out on other people’s hits, or do songwriter exercises— Laura discussed many of her favorite ways to shake her brain loose.

This episode also covers whether you need to suffer for your art— many people believe they do. Listen for our take on that and other tips on feeling like a success even when you’re blocked.

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