Sunday, September 27, 2015

MiRVA - 150927 - Music Manumit Podcast


On this episode:
Talking with singer/songwriter & author MiRVA

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Notes from the interview.

debut Jamendo EP: on jamendo

latest Jamendo 5-track EP:

first album available at

Tell us about your music and tell us what’s new!

Australian (1999) Swede via Scotland/London

just outside Sydney

Went to Australia on vacation, but ended up staying. Music brought her back to Europe

Flight of the Concords

rivalry is tongue-in-check

The first few albums are often more raw

US/Canada rivalry

Music for a long, long time

jazz background and musical theater

writing due to depression outlet

music is now a positive thing!

The book
The Art of Soulful Living

not a spiritual book - about day-to-day positivity

woo woo:


Tom uses Lorenzo’s Music as an outlet too!

use all your material!

What drew you to Creative Commons?

Kellee Maize article

People are buying things now too!

Why do you use the the two different licenses you use?

latest one is BY, one before that is BY-SA

letting go is the hardest part

podcasts, youtube, background for public places

The other time it came up: mos-emvy-150111-music-manumit-podcast

There will be other avenues to empower the independent musician

Who plays the instruments?

session musicians and worked with a producer on the last two

loves producing too!

Do you tour?

used to do a lot of that.

some gigs, but solo or duo. traveling with a band (and even gigging with a band) is expensive

How do you promote yourself?

networking! Groups ( is good in the USA)

being an artist is a business (if you are serious)

You have to reach out to people! You can just dump it places!

Doug is ok with it: “You are doing it wrong!”

No one is more passionate about your music than you! (maybe your mom...)

Snowflake (Emily Richards), Gurdonark, SackJo22, Admiral Bob

Any other projects beside book and music?

helping creative people.

Suicide_in_Australia or the personal site:

Who are some people you think we should try to get on the show (aka, who are the important people in Creative Commons music today)?

She will put the word out!

Closing track: This is how we stand - CC BY-SA

When she made it, she thought it was never going to be a single. Most played and downloaded on Jamendo! Passionate love! We only have tonight.