Make It Small
  • Language: eng
  • Episodes: 11
  • Last: 1 Mar 2018
Follow Von Bieker as he talks to the people in high places on a quest to build a sustainable, albeit modest, music career.

Episodes (11)

  • Episode 11 - Von Bieker and You Can Make It Small
    Episode 11 - Von Bieker and You Can Make It Small
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    Published: 1 Mar 2018 Duration: 30:23
    This week the podcast checks in with creator Von Bieker, then takes a turn towards community in two significant ways. First - we move to Anchor - a platform that allows for collaborative audio and 'call-ins' from you! Download Anchor on you... Read more →
    This week the podcast checks in with creator Von Bieker, then takes a turn towards community in two significant ways. First - we move to Anchor - a platform that allows for collaborative audio and 'call-ins' from you! Download Anchor on you... Read more →

  • Ep 10 - The Aviary Makes a Scene
    Ep 10 - The Aviary Makes a Scene
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    Published: 15 Feb 2018 Duration: 34:35
    I recently sat down with Philip and Mark Elliot Muz in their newly opened Edmonton venue, The Aviary. In the resulting conversation, we talk about what it takes to run a venue, how to land a show at The Aviary and the weirdest thing the bro... Read more →
    I recently sat down with Philip and Mark Elliot Muz in their newly opened Edmonton venue, The Aviary. In the resulting conversation, we talk about what it takes to run a venue, how to land a show at The Aviary and the weirdest thing the bro... Read more →

  • Ep 9 - Danny Fournier Spreads the Word
    Ep 9 - Danny Fournier Spreads the Word
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    Published: 24 Jan 2018 Duration: n/a
    In 2011, Danny Fournier founded the Edmonton Music Awards. In addition to that scene-boosting enterprise, he owns and operates Oddball Productions, a music marketing company boosting the careers of individual artists. Danny used to work for... Read more →
    In 2011, Danny Fournier founded the Edmonton Music Awards. In addition to that scene-boosting enterprise, he owns and operates Oddball Productions, a music marketing company boosting the careers of individual artists. Danny used to work for... Read more →

  • Ep 8 - Lindsey Walker Releases Her Desolate Bliss
    Ep 8 - Lindsey Walker Releases Her Desolate Bliss
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    Published: 13 Oct 2017 Duration: 38:03
    This week I chat with Lindsey Walker, singer-songwriter of apocalyptic cinematic folk. I learned just how much work goes into an album release when you do it right, which I think Lindsey is doing.  Attend Lindsey Walker's release show and h... Read more →
    This week I chat with Lindsey Walker, singer-songwriter of apocalyptic cinematic folk. I learned just how much work goes into an album release when you do it right, which I think Lindsey is doing.  Attend Lindsey Walker's release show and h... Read more →

  • Ep 7 - Soap Box Duo Get Down to Business
    Ep 7 - Soap Box Duo Get Down to Business
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    Published: 28 Sep 2017 Duration: 41:17
    This past Tuesday I sat down with Jenesa and Alexander of Soap Box Duo and was blown away by both their live performance (which you'll hear at the end of this episode) and their business sense and dedication. Music is a long game, and Soap ... Read more →
    This past Tuesday I sat down with Jenesa and Alexander of Soap Box Duo and was blown away by both their live performance (which you'll hear at the end of this episode) and their business sense and dedication. Music is a long game, and Soap ... Read more →

  • Ep. 6 - Steve Derpack Gives Advice on Touring
    Ep. 6 - Steve Derpack Gives Advice on Touring
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    Published: 13 Sep 2017 Duration: 30:25
    I'm a member of Alberta Music, which means I get access to some great resources throughout the year. One of these was a one-on-one session with Steve Derpack, a man who has ... Read more →
    I'm a member of Alberta Music, which means I get access to some great resources throughout the year. One of these was a one-on-one session with Steve Derpack, a man who has ... Read more →

  • Ep. 5 - Von Bieker Bares His Stats
    Ep. 5 - Von Bieker Bares His Stats
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    Published: 28 Jul 2017 Duration: 17:12
    Today I fill a gap in regularly scheduled podcasting with a shocking expose on my career thus far. Just how much music have I sold? How many people come to a Von Bieker concert? How popular is Von Bieker on the Twitter? Find out all this an... Read more →
    Today I fill a gap in regularly scheduled podcasting with a shocking expose on my career thus far. Just how much music have I sold? How many people come to a Von Bieker concert? How popular is Von Bieker on the Twitter? Find out all this an... Read more →

  • Ep.4 - Jason Was Overwhelmed, So He Built SubmitHub
    Ep.4 - Jason Was Overwhelmed, So He Built SubmitHub
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    Published: 6 Jul 2017 Duration: 35:49
    Episode 4 marks my first excursion outside of Edmonton, at a time when I'm trying push my music out of town as well. Jason Grishkoff is a music blogger who created a tool to help music bloggers wade through the digital sea of submissions fr... Read more →
    Episode 4 marks my first excursion outside of Edmonton, at a time when I'm trying push my music out of town as well. Jason Grishkoff is a music blogger who created a tool to help music bloggers wade through the digital sea of submissions fr... Read more →

  • Episode 3: Harry Gregg, Big Dreamer
    Episode 3: Harry Gregg, Big Dreamer
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    Published: 15 Jun 2017 Duration: 34:59
    “When you’re applying for grants, if you’re constantly saying “Hey, if you give me this money I’m going to make a thing”, nobody’s going to give you any money. You have to show that you are making art, and that you’re serious about ... Read more →
    “When you’re applying for grants, if you’re constantly saying “Hey, if you give me this money I’m going to make a thing”, nobody’s going to give you any money. You have to show that you are making art, and that you’re serious about ... Read more →

  • Ep.2 - Ken Stead Is Not Dead
    Ep.2 - Ken Stead Is Not Dead
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    Published: 1 Jun 2017 Duration: 36:34
    Ken Stead is many things, but her certainly is not dead. That's just the way his name gets misheard sometimes. He is a talented musician and songwriter, a skilled video producer and a big-hearted local-scene booster.Ken Stead earned himself... Read more →
    Ken Stead is many things, but her certainly is not dead. That's just the way his name gets misheard sometimes. He is a talented musician and songwriter, a skilled video producer and a big-hearted local-scene booster.Ken Stead earned himself... Read more →

  • Make It Small Debut Episode Featuring Kurtis Bösecke of Sofar Sounds Edmonton!
    Make It Small Debut Episode Featuring Kurtis Bösecke of Sofar Sounds Edmonton!
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    Published: 17 May 2017 Duration: 30:23
    Boy am I excited about this project.  When I began my journey towards a music career a year and a half ago, I wasn't sure what I wanted. My goals have clarified and I'm now aiming to make it ... small. You'll hear more about this in the epi... Read more →
    Boy am I excited about this project.  When I began my journey towards a music career a year and a half ago, I wasn't sure what I wanted. My goals have clarified and I'm now aiming to make it ... small. You'll hear more about this in the epi... Read more →

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