Behind A Mic - Natalie's Blog

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As a singer I’m always looking for an edge with my health and wellness. My voice is a direct reflection of how I’m feeling physically and emotionally. It’s often the first place I’ll that notice something is off and I’m not in optimal health. 

It doesn’t help that a career as a singer is often stressful and more emotionally exhausting than an average job. There are so many ups and downs, performance nerves and even just the vulnerability of opening up and connecting to an audience can take a lot out of you…

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5 Ways To Pick Yourself Up After Repeated Rejection  

I wrote this for myself recently when I was feeling defeated after a series of rejections, stalled projects and expectations not met. I was down and trying to lift myself up by writing advice I imagined I would give a friend. It worked and help me start to gather momentum back and be hopeful again. It’s written with artists in mind but this is all good advice for anyone feeling a bit defeated. Sending love. - Natalie 

Hearing no once or twice or being rejected by an opportunity when you know more are always…

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Curious about Micro Influencing? 

Have you been noticing how many more influencers there seem to be lately? It seems like every time I open my phone to scroll through Instagram I come across another account I want to follow. From the lifestyle and mommy bloggers to the couples who prank each other (I really love those accounts) to specific niche accounts for just about anything. 

With everyone stuck at home early on in the pandemic we were all spending a lot more time on our phones in 2020 both consuming and creating content. 

I still…

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Music Influencers and Collaborating on Social Media 

It wasn’t too long ago that artists and musicians were hesitant to work with brands because they didn’t want to be seen as a sellout. Thankfully that’s no longer the case. From household names to indie bands, artists aren’t afraid to work with companies that align with their own brand. 

I personally have been a part of campaigns for Warner Brothers, Astars, Creative Labs, Schick and I also regularly tout my love for the gear I use to make music. Often these deals benefit musicians with a mix of…

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Streaming, Downloading and Buying CD's! Oh my! 

I was asked this question below recently and since it comes up a fair amount I thought it would be good to address it in a blog so more people can read it and maybe learn and decide how they want to support the artists and musicians they appreciate. 

"What is a good/better way to support you and others' music. Specifically, streaming vs download/cd purchases. I listen to a lot of streaming music through Amazon Music Unlimited (subscription service), so when me or someone listens to your songs/cds through an

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