DAVIS: Being Left of Center, Writing Hooks, and Staying Fulfilled - Progressions: Success in the Music Industry

Episode 36

Published on:

8th Jun 2021

DAVIS: Being Left of Center, Writing Hooks, and Staying Fulfilled

Today's guest is songwriter, producer, multi-instrumentalist and recording artist, DAVIS. DAVIS combines classic songwriting sensibility with uncategorizable and unabashedly unique musical choices. His music has been placed on various TV shows for networks such as CBS and MTV, featured in video games, used in advertising, racked up millions of streams worldwide. We have a great chat about the Hollywood grind, passing on opportunities, and staying true to your artistic vision.

In this episode, we'll dig in on...

  • Finding your musical niche
  • Creating a visual identity for your music
  • Organic YouTube fan growth
  • Consistently releasing music
  • Carefully choosing who you want to work with
  • Playing Stevie Wonder's birthday
  • Publishing deals from the independent artist perspective
  • How limitation can inform artistry
  • Never signing the first deal

Learn More About DAVIS...

Instagram: www.instagram.com/unofficialdavis

Watch on YouTube Here

Listen on Spotify Here

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Guest: DAVIS

Host: Travis Ference

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Progressions: Success in the Music Industry
Host Travis Ference chats with music producers, engineers, mixers, artists, musicians, and songwriters about the tips, tricks, mindsets, and ideas that helped them define their careers.
Conversations exploring creativity, productivity, and career growth in the music industry. Join in each week as Travis sits down with some of the industryโ€™s best and brightest to discuss the mindsets and strategies that they use in their careers every day.
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Travis Ference

Travis Ference is a Grammy nominated mixer, producer, and recording engineer based out of Los Angeles, CA. With over a decade of experience in the music business he has worked on multiple #1 albums, several top 10's, numerous RIAA platinum and gold certified records, as well as hit TV shows and blockbuster films. His work can be heard on more than 15 million albums sold and billions streams worldwide.

The inspiration for his podcast came from his journey over the last 5 years to redefine what success is for him, to take control of his time, and to ultimately live the life he wants while making the records he loves.