The BeatsByTravis Podcast

This is the official podcast of Travis Smith, musician and music marketer working in many fields of the music and hospitality business. Join Travis as he interviews friends, colleagues, and do'ers in the industry!

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 35m. Bisher sind 36 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint alle 3 Tage.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 23 hours 32 minutes


#26 - Sailing The Sea of Venues

On this episode, I talk about the types of music venues, how they compensate artists and why, and how to navigate these venues properly, giving you the most return for your efforts. If you are just starting to play different types of shows in your...


 2020-06-29  30m

#25 - Chris VIllines (Black Cat Studio)

Chris Villines, owner and operator of Black Cat Studio in Fayetteville, AR joins me to talk about the studio and his run in NW Arkansas. Chris has played with many great bands in the area and has worked with many artists that make up our community. He...


 2020-06-09  28m

#24 - Jim Goza (Musician, Personal Trainer, Actor)

Jim Goza, my bandmate in The Juice and The Next Unknown, joins me to talk music, his acting history and living in LA, personal training, and climbing mountains in Peru. Him, not me. Jim is one of my best friends on the planet, happy to finally have...


 2020-06-08  1h8m

#23 - Zac Slusher (Podcaster)

Zac Slusher, podcaster and comedian, joins me to catch up from our old comedy days, him as a comic and myself as a venue operator, as well as chatting about his trio of podcasts he is producing. Zac is one of the nicest and funniest folks I know,...


 2020-06-03  1h9m

#22 - Jon Willett

Jon Willett is a soundman, which means he is a handful. Just kidding! There is nothing like the bond of a talent buyer and a sound engineer. My good friend Jon comes on the podcast to talk about the early punk scene of NW Arkansas in the early 90's,...


 2020-05-25  1h26m

#21 - Modeling

Ryan and Connor Brogan from the band Modeling join me to talk about their new release "Lodestone," as well as the history of the band and their influences and inspiration in writing such audibly cinematic pieces of art. Modeling...


 2020-05-18  36m

#20 - 10 Signs of a Good Venue

Here are 10 signs of a good venue. Trying to find a cold venue in a new market is always a gamble, this list might help narrow down your decision. I have always been a fan of venues that put things together well and do their part to promote their...


 2020-05-16  43m

#19 - Joel Robertson

Joel Robertson, musician and singer-songwriter, formerly of Drawing Blanks, joins me to talk about songwriting. We dive into our mindsets and inspirations for writing new tunes and we dive into the world of hybrid drumming. Joel is working on new...


 2020-05-04  1h18m

#18 - Jon Dooly

Jon Dooly returns for another round on the podcast. Never afraid to give his opinion, which I love, Jon and I talk music business and what attitude it takes to make it in the music industry and what he has been up to with the pandemic in place. Jon...


 2020-04-29  41m

#17 - How I Make My Podcasts

Being the host of 3 different programs, and the host of several in the past, I have racked up some knowledge on releasing, recording, and producing podcasts. On this episode, I talk about what EXACTLY a podcast is, how I record mine, and how you can...


 2020-04-27  15m