#037: Amanda Palmer: The art of asking, Alternative Performance and DistributionIn episode 37 of the podcast, David Andrew Wiebe and Anna Mae Alexander discuss Amanda Palmer’s TED Talk, The art of asking, as well as alternative performance and music distribution opportunities. As usual, they also go on their tangential rants about music instruction and body image.


Yes, there is quite a bit of chatter in between. If you’d like to get right into the discussions, you can use the following time codes to skip ahead.

  • Skip to 21:13 for Amanda Palmer: The art of asking
  • Skip to 41:32 for alternative performance and distribution

Show Notes:

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  • HOSTS: Anna Mae Alexander, David Andrew Wiebe.
  • MUSIC: “Ecstatic”, David Andrew Wiebe © 2009
  • MUSIC: “Dramatic Serenity”, David Andrew Wiebe © 2012


Author: David Andrew Wiebe

David Andrew Wiebe has built an extensive career in songwriting, live performance, recording, session playing, production work, investing, and music instruction. In addition to helping musicians unlock their full potential, he also continues to maintain a touring schedule with multiple bands.