With the Music Discovery Blog, TinyCareer.com asks musicians several questions and they answer them in their own voice. Enjoy the post, support the music!
What do you sound like?
Melissa Etheridge meets Sheryl Crow
Where are you / your band from?
Madison, WI USA
Been Playing Since?
Brief Song Description:
I've Been Accused is a song about rumors co-written by Beth Kille and Jessi Lynn. This music video features girls and women from Girls Rock Camp Madison.
Song production credits:
Beth Kille - acoustic guitar/vocals, Brian Schiro - bass, Tony Kille - drums, John Peik - banjo, Leroy Deuster - pedal steel, Jessi Lynn - backing vocals.
What has been your best experience with one of your fans or group of fans?
I launched a crowdfunding campaign in 2012 to fund my "Dust" record. It was a very stressful experience to go through since I did it through the "make it all or get nothing" platform of Kickstarter, but it brought me so much closer to my fans. I couldn't believe the generous outpouring of support and all the cool people I met through that process.
For other musicians like you, what is your best piece of advice?
Find your voice, find your sound and then find the people that like that music by playing as much as you possibly can (and yes, even for free at first). It's tempting to think "if I don't sound like Artist XYZ, no one will like me and I'll never make it." It's much easier to sustain a career on authenticity. And don't forget to shower your fans with gratitude!
How can those interested support you?
Check out my website (www.bethkille.com) and come on out to a show sometime to say "hello!"
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