Nebula Music Podcast

By Eddy Barco

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Weekly in-depth interviews with artists and entrepreneurs of the music industry hosted by professional drummer Eddy Barco. Covering topics such as social media growth techniques and an individual/group’s path to success, each episode provides inspiring and useful information to musicians looking to further their career in the industry regardless of their current working status.

Episode Date
CRAY Interview

CRAY (Cheney Ray) joins me for a very deep and honest conversation about what it's like to be a woman in the music industry and how she overcomes obstacles that get in her way. 

Nov 16, 2018
Tim Henson of Polyphia

Tim Henson of Polyphia joins me for a very honest conversation about his life, career and "unapologetic" way of life. 

Nov 07, 2018
Chris Pritchard Interview: Guitar for Blood Youth

Chris Pritchard plays guitar for Youth. We had a great conversation about the UK music scene, how he started his career as a touring muscianlife with ADD and how he used that condition to fuel his love for music. 

Aug 03, 2018
Dan Palmer Interview: Guitarist for Zebrahead

Dan Palmer plays lead guitar for Death By Stereo and Zebrahead. We had a great conversation about his career, how he started playing professionally and how he found his unique sound. 

Jul 27, 2018
Adam Galindo Interview: Drummer for Crooked Teeth

Adam Galindo is the drummer for Crooked Teeth. We had a conversation about it takes to transition from a heavy musical genre to a more commercial/pop genre. He had to learn how to be a more professional musician on the spot and tells me how he manged to keep himself cool under all that pressure. 

Jul 20, 2018
Tate Logan Interview: Lead singer for A Band Called Happy

Tate Logan is the lead singer for A Band Called Happy. We had a deep and meaningful conversation about death and loss... something that's hard for anyone to talk about. Tate found himself experiencing loss at a very early age but he found a way to use his creativity to make something positive out of the experience.

Jul 13, 2018
Caleb Hawley Interview

Caleb Hawley is an amazingly talented songwriter and musician. In our conversation we talk about doubts, life experiences and how he approaches life so that he can always move forward.

Jul 04, 2018
Food for thought: We're featured on Anchor! Let's maximize the opportunity.

Welcome to Food for thought, a segment where I share my personal thoughts and approach to life. Today I wanted to take a moment to thank all of you for the support because as of last week the Nebula Music Podcast is featured on Anchor Podcasts!!! I'm so excited... but now what? Am I maximizing this opportunity? 

This is an important question I think all of us should ask ourselves when presented with opportunities. 

Jun 27, 2018
Casey Cooper: YouTube's Biggest Drummer

Casey Cooper is YouTube's biggest drummer. He started posting years ago, before anybody was really using YouTube. Since then he's amassed over 1.7 MILLION subscribers. I'm excited to bring you this interview because Casey is a huge inspiration for me. He's the reason I started my social media career and it blows my mind that he's on my show.

Jun 20, 2018
The Mowglis Interview

The Mowglis is a very successful band with a couple hits under their belt. Members Andy Warren and Matt Dipanni talk to me about how the band got started, how they became successful and how their music is evolving.

Jun 13, 2018
Food for thought: Overcoming insecurities

Welcome to Food for thought, a segment where I share with you my personal thoughts and approach to life. I want you guys to get to know me better and start dialogues with me. So lets begin with one of my insecurities.... being open with people. Yikes!

Jun 06, 2018
San Holo Interview

San Holo is one of the most talented EDM artists today. In our interview, he talks to me about why he started experimenting with electronic music, his big break and how his music is evolving.

May 30, 2018
JP Bouvet: The legendary drummer

If you're a drummer, you know who JP Bouvet is. A talented drummer, JP has become a legend in a very short time. He talks to me about his career, what led him to his breakout success and how he kept that momentum going. 

May 22, 2018
David Dockery: The internet sensation who's taking drums to a whole new level

David Dockery is a talented drummer who's videos have taken the internet by storm. He is known for taking famous movie/tv clips and playing drums over the audio, syncing every hit perfectly with what's going on screen. He talks to me about how he came up with the idea and how he keeps every new video fresh. 

May 16, 2018
Dmitry Gorodetsky: Bassist for Charlie Puth

Dmitry Gorodetsky is a talented musician who plays for Charlie Puth. He talks to me about his life, struggles and what motivated him to pursue his dream even when things were looking down. 

May 07, 2018
Rafe Offer: Interview with the founder of Sofar Sounds

Rafe Offer, one of the original founders or SoFar sounds, talks to me about his career, how SoFar Sounds was created and what makes this concept so successful.

May 04, 2018
Todd Pritchard: Guitar Looping Tips and Tricks

Welcome to a Nebula Music Podcast topic review. 

Todd Pritchard shares tips and tricks on guitar looping.

Apr 27, 2018
Victoria Canal: Interview with the talented singer songwriter

Victoria Canal is a talented singer/songwriter who's killing it at social media. She talks to me about her early life, how she started playing music and future projects.

Apr 23, 2018
Todd Pritchard: Which opportunities to take

Welcome to a Nebula Music Podcast topic review. 

Todd Pritchard gives his personal advice on which opportunities to take.

Apr 20, 2018
Tony Ann: Interview with The Chainsmokers' Pianist and Songwriter

Tony Ann, Pianist and Songwriter for The Chainsmokers, talks to me about his career and how he started working with The Chainsmokers. 

Apr 09, 2018
Todd Pritchard: How to stay inspired while actively pursuing goals

Welcome to a Nebula Music Podcast topic review. 

Todd Pritchard gives his personal advice on how he stays inspired while actively pursuing goals.

Apr 06, 2018
Cory Wong: Interview with Vulfpeck's and Ben Rector's Guitarist

Cory Wong, guitarist for Vulfpeck, talks to me about his career, how he started playing with Vulfpeck and many other great artists.

Apr 02, 2018
Todd Pritchard: Moving to a new city for opportunities

Welcome to a Nebula Music Podcast topic review. 

Todd Pritchard gives his personal advice on when its time to move to a new city for musical opportunities. 

Mar 30, 2018
Matt Halpern: Drummer for Periphery

Matt Halpern, drummer for Periphery, talks to me about why he became an entrepreneur and what exciting new projects he's working on right now. 

Mar 26, 2018
Chris Kamrada: Drummer for Dashboard Confessional

Chris Kamrada, drummer for Dashboard Confessional, talks to me about his early career, the bands he's played for and what led him to land the gig of a lifetime. 

Mar 19, 2018
Noelle Scaggs of Fitz and the Tantrums

Noelle Scaggs, co-leader of Fitz and the Tantrums, talks to me about her career, song writing and what makes Fitz and the Tantrums a  successful band. 

Mar 05, 2018
DANiiVORY: Touring Musician for Beyonce, Cee Lo Green & Imagine Dragons

DANiiVORY, touring musician for Beyonce, Cee Lo Green and Imagine Dragons talks to me about her career

Feb 26, 2018
Balancing your workload with life

Take a listen! This has been an incredibly busy month for me so I decided to take a couple mins to talk about what's been on my mind lately: Balancing working with your lifestyle.

Feb 19, 2018
De'Mar Hamilton: Drummer for the Plain White T's

De'Mar Hamilton, drummer for the Plain White T's, talks to me about his career

Feb 12, 2018
Yvette Young: An Interview with the Guitar Goddess

Yvette Young is incredibly an incredibly talented guitarist. She's a multi instrumentalist who chose to step away from music for 5 years due to health complications. It was during this hiatus that she taught herself guitar and quickly built a fan base. And rightfully so! She's arguably one of the best guitarists on Instagram today. I was delighted to learn more about her life and how she approaches music.

Jan 28, 2018
Sam Blakelock: Growing your Instagram

Welcome to a Nebula Music Podcast topic review. 

Pickup's very own Sam Blakelock gives his personal advice on how often to post on Instagram.

Jan 26, 2018
Sam Blakelock: How often should I post on Instragram?

Welcome to a Nebula Music Podcast topic review. 

Pickup's very own Sam Blakelock gives his personal advice on how often to post on Instagram.

Jan 19, 2018
Dre Energy: An interview with Cirque Du Solei's incredible Drummer

Dre Energy, one of Cirque du Solei’s most sought out drummers, talks about how he scored the biggest gig of his career.

Jan 15, 2018
Sam Blakelock: Editing tips for Instagram

Welcome to a Nebula Music Podcast topic review. 

Pickup's very own Sam Blakelock gives his personal editing tips for Instagram content.

Jan 12, 2018
Joel Manduke: An Interview with a successful YouTube producer and touring drummer

Joel Manduke is a human swiss army knife. He’s a very successful drummer, creative director, YouTube producer... he does it all. In our conversation he explains how one phone call and lucrative opportunity changed his life.

Jan 08, 2018
Sam Blakelock: How to film a good Instagram video

Welcome to a Nebula Music Podcast topic review. 

Pickup's very own Sam Blakelock explains how to film a good video for Instagram.

Jan 05, 2018
Thank you for 2017! Let's make 2018 even better year

Take a listen! I'm really grateful for all the support from everyone who's tuned in. It's been a challenging road but I couldn't be any happier with where it's at today. I have more amazing guests coming on the show next year make sure to tune in! 

Jan 01, 2018
Elmo Lovano: An Interview with JammCard's Founder

Elmo Lovano does it all! He is an absolutely incredible drummer who’s toured and worked with industry giants including  Christina Perri, Miley Cyrus and Skrillex. He is the founder and CEO of JammCard, the industry’s most innovative private social networking app for musicians. Even though starting a company is not easy, Elmo was determined to make his vision come to life. In our conversation, Elmo breaks down where the inspiration for JammCard came from and the steps he took to get it off the ground.

Dec 17, 2017
Connor Denis: An Interview with Beartooth's Drummer

Connor is suuuuch a cool dude and full of great advice. If you're a drummer, you don't want to miss this one. I promise that you'll leave this episode feeling more inspired than ever before!

Dec 11, 2017
Michel Le Baptiste: An Interview with Fifth Harmony's Drummer

I feel honored to have had the chance to speak with Michel’Le Baptiste. Not only is she incredibly talented, she’s also managed to play with industry heavy hitters like Beyonce and Fifth Harmony. Yeah… she’s already played with some of the biggest acts in the music industry and she’s only getting started.

Dec 04, 2017
Rotem Sivan: Overcoming impossible odds to achieve your goals

Rotem is a very talented guitarist who’s taking the Jazz scene by storm. His latest album “Antidote” has seen tremendous success and continues to rise. He’s also developed a strong online presence with over 30,000 followers on Instagram alone. Though he’s achieved much success, Rotem faced many challenges early in his career. In our conversation we dive into how he overcame gigantic obstacles to pursue his ultimate passion.

Nov 27, 2017
Siros Vaziri: Tripling down on what you're good at doing

Siros is one of my favorite drummers on Instagram. He started the “Fill of the Day Movement” which propelled him to the top of the drumming world. In less than 3 years he has accomplished feats that take most drummers decades to achieve. One of these achievements is receive an endorsement deal from Meinl Cymbals, which is ridiculously hard to obtain.  His story is inspiring and can’t wait to share our conversation with you!

Nov 19, 2017
Hannah Murphy: The classical guitarist who's taken Instagram by storm

Hannah Murphy is a very talented classical guitarist who’s known for her creative videos on Instagram. In less than 2 years she amassed a fan base of over 80,000 people. Classical musicians are not known for being heavily involved with social media. Hannah was one of the first classical musicians to take advantage of social media and it’s paying off. Her music is reaching thousands of people every day and is inspiring other classical musicians to do the same.

Nov 12, 2017
Todd Pritchard: How Philadelphia’s unique music scene helped shape Todd’s unique style

Todd Pritchard is a very talented guitarist who’s known for his unique style. Even though he grew up in Jersey, Todd quickly found himself moving to Philadelphia. I found this interesting seeing as how most musicians choose to move to New York.  I was amazed to learn about Philadelphia’s exciting music scene and how many world class musicians live there. Being in this environment, surrounded by so many talented musicians served as a way for Todd to continuously challenge himself and improve. A lifestyle he continues to practice to this day.

Nov 05, 2017
Taylor Robinson: Finding the right approach to life and your music career

Taylor Robinson is a very talented drummer who’s done everything from touring with BIG artists, producing his own album to even running his own start up. However, I was surprised to discover that Taylor faced challenges from an early age, and I mean BIG challenges. I was amazed at how he dealt with those issues, using them for good rather than letting them bring him down. So I knew I had to sit down with Taylor and pick his brain on the matter.

Oct 22, 2017
Bianca Richardson: Interview with Marcus Miller and Moonchild's Drummer

Bianca Richardson is a very talented drummer who’s not afraid of going after her dreams. It’s this attitude that scored her an amazing gig playing with the legendary Marcus Miller and other well known artists. For being relatively young, she’s already achieved more than most musicians twice her age. She’s not afraid to take risks and is a force to be reckoned with!

Oct 15, 2017
Emily Elbert: Interview with the fearless singer songwriter

Emily Elbert is a very talented singer songwriter who’s traveled all over making great music. She’s so talented that Eseperanza Spalding personally asked her to join her on tour. You heard me right, THE Esperanza Spalding. She’s absolutely brilliant and fearless. She takes risks with music, using it to talk about issues that she’s passionate about. I learned a lot from Emily and I can’t wait to share this conversation with you guys!  

Oct 08, 2017
Horace Bray: Overcoming career ending obstacles

Horace Bray is a well known guitarist who overcame a terrible setback that nearly destroyed his music career in college. This set back was so bad that he was even beginning to train as an architect. However Horace did not give up and discovered a new way to play music. He was reborn as a better musician which has led to his success. This is THE EPISODE that every musician needs to hear. I guarantee you that you’ll feel inspired to push past all your obstacles after hearing his story.

Oct 01, 2017
Sam Blakelock: An Interview with Pickup's Founder

Sam Blakelock is an amazing guitarist based out of New York and brilliant when it comes to social media marketing. Using marketing skills that he learned on his own, Sam quickly grew his Instagram page pickupjazz from 0 to over 240,000 followers in very little time. If that wasn’t impressive enough, he also consults various companies on social media marketing. He is absolutely BRILLIANT and wanted to learn more about his strategies, thought process and work ethic.  

Sep 24, 2017
Jc Clifford: Interview with the Co-Creator of Drumtacs

JC Clifford is the co-owner of Drumtacs and an absolute champion when it comes to social marketing. He’s built a large community of drummers on Instagram which helped make Drumtacs a household name. He continues to live an active lifestyle and always pushes his ideas forward.

Sep 17, 2017
Dan Kerby: Balancing a heavy touring schedule with a corporate life

Dan is an incredible drummer who tours with Australia's biggest bands including Bliss N Esso, 28 days and Behind Crimson Eyes. As if that wasn’t impressive enough, Dan also holds an important position with Monster Energy Drink and teaches over 40 drum students on a regular basis. His lifestyle is the prime example of what can be achieved with focus and prioritizing opportunities.

Sep 03, 2017
Tosh the Drummer: An Interview with Instagram's coolest drummer

Tosh is an incredible drummer who is known for his energetic Instagram videos and for being Nik West’s drummer. At only 16 years old, he’s already a monster in the music industry. With BIG endorsements and an unbelievable gig that would make any musician envious, Tosh Peterson is playing his cards right. And he’s just getting started!

Aug 27, 2017
Saya Gray: Overcoming challenges that women face in the music industry

Saya Gray is a bassist whose amazing skills and lively personality have helped her gain an online fanbase! She recently moved to the UK where she is in high demand and always working on new music. This episode is special because it took a life of its own. We ended up talking about her experiences as a woman and the challenges she faced. It isn’t easy for women in the music industry and hearing Saya talk about the issue is refreshing and eye opening.  

Aug 20, 2017
Elise Trouw: An Interview with the Instagram Sensation

Elise Trouw is an unbelievably talented drummer who’s become an Instagram Sensation! I guarantee you that any “drum” related search on Instagram results with her videos at top of the list. She’s only 18 years old and continues to dominate the drumming community. In our conversation we talk about her experiences as a solo artist, how she got started and where she plans on taking her career.  

Aug 13, 2017
Beau Askew: Being yourself can help you gain a fan base

Beau Askew is an incredible drummer based in Northern California who used brilliant Instagram and Facebook marketing strategies to promote himself as a drummer. He constantly uploads fun and educational videos which have allowed him to become one of the most sought out drummers in his local music scene. In our conversation we talk about his successful Facebook ads, how to come up with video ideas and how to start your own music account.

Aug 07, 2017
Hannah Plays Keys and Annie Plays Guitar: An Interview

Hannah Koppenburg (@hannahplayskeys) and Annie Wagstaff (@annieplaysguitar) are incredible musicians who have taken Instagram by STORM. Their unique videos are captivating and full of creativity. In our conversation we talk about how they gained lots of followers after posting only a handful of videos and what techniques they use to create their content.

Jul 24, 2017
Carlo Loielo: Balancing life with a successful Instagram Account

Carlo Loielo is an absolute BEAST on the drums who makes some of the coolest beats you’ll hear on Instagram. In our conversation we talk about how watching other Instagram drummers inspired him to post his own videos, how it’s benefited his career and how he managed to balance school life with his drumming.

Jun 26, 2017
Garret Goodwin: An Interview with Carrie Underwood's Drummer

Garrett Goodwin has taken the drumming community by storm. Not only is he an amazing drummer, he’s also a well versed business man who runs his own nonprofit. He tells the story of how he got started, how he scored the biggest gig of his career and how social media is helping musicians get the BIG gigs.

Jun 12, 2017
Kristina Schiano: An Interview with one of YouTube's biggest drummers

Kristina Schiano is instantly familiar, not only because she is an incredibly talented drummer, but because her YouTube videos have been seen by over 4 million people. But she wasn’t always the famous YouTube drummer that we know today. She tells her story on how she got started, what challenges she overcame and how she managed to create a successful drumming career for herself.

May 31, 2017
Welcome to The Nebula Music Podcast

Join Eddy Barco, LA based session Drummer and Instagram Influencer, for the Nebula Music Podcast; an interview series that teaches you how to build and grow your music career using social media and other creative ways. Featuring interviews from musicians and entrepreneurs that used social media to catapult their career to the next level, The Nebula Music Podcast will dive into actionable strategies to propel your career to the next level, no matter what stage you’re on. In this intro episode you will get know more about Eddy’s career and the overall goal of this podcast.

May 10, 2017