The Music Biz Weekly

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We are joined by Jennifer Yeko from True Talent PR. Jennifer is a publicist that specializes in music and synch licensing. She also has a background in artist management. We walk through the importance of a strong narrative to rise above the cl
Randall Foster, Vice President Business Development & General Manager of the Nashville offices of Symphonic Distribution, joins to discuss music publishing 101.  • What does a music publisher do? • Music Copyrights: Composition vs. Master • Mus
Bruce Houghton Joins to Update on COVID and Touring in this Precarious Period Bruce Houghton from Hypebot.com, Bandsintown.com and Skyline Artists Agency sits down this week to discuss what he is personally seeing and experiencing with touring
Artist Republik creates an entirely new way of operating as an independent artist. This week we discuss all the shows and tours being cancelled and postponed again. Every day another artist, another band, is announcing postponed dates or tours
Artist Republik creates an entirely new way of operating as an independent artist. CEO and Founder of Artist Republik Nick Cianfaglione join us to discuss how Artist Republik is working to become the next generation record label. Artist Republi
John Franck EVP, Commerce + Marketing // Label Services at ADA sits down with us this week for an amazing conversation on marketing plans. The music business has a 92% failure rate, how do you cut through the clutter. ADA exists to serve, fuel
VNUE is the exclusive licensor of “instant live” pioneer DiscLive, offering high end collectible products such as CDs, USB drives and laminates VNUE CEO Zach Bair started his musical ambitions at 6 years old, “banging” on his mother’s baby gran
Joel Andrew, President of CD Baby, joins us to discuss his recent article on Billboard, Why Are We Still Measuring Artist Success With a Major Label Yardstick? Joel Andrew is President at CD Baby. Joel has helped make CD Baby the largest music-
Kyle Lamont, the host of the podcast Concert Cast, joins to discuss what she is observing as venues reopen. Kyle Lamont is your guide through today’s concert culture. Season One, a road trip around Maine, was released in the wake of a global pa
Leonard Patterson joins us this week to discuss his book 365 Livestream Ideas for Musicians. A successful livestream is more than just gear and performing, Leonard discusses ideas and activities that will help your next stream be a success. Whe
Johnny Cloherty, Co-Founder and CEO of Songfluencer joins this week to discuss how to use Tik Tok and how to market to influencers on Tik Tok. Songfluencer strategically matches your music to key tastemaker influencers on music-forward social m
This episode Tracy Chan VP, Head of Music @ Twitch takes us inside Twitch. How to monetize your content on Twitch. How to engage with your fans on Twitch. Resources to help you launch a Twitch channel. Visit Twitch’s Rockonomics : https://www.t
Anthony Pacheco joins us to discuss how music promotion is going to change in 2021. Anthony has consistently been able to push the envelope when it comes to artist development and marketing strategy. Having played in bands since their early tee
Brian Basher from the syndicated radio show Hard Rock Nights joins us to discuss pitching to radio. We discuss best practices for submitting your music to radio, what not to do when submitting your music to radio, why it is important the meta d
Will Page former Chief Economist at Spotify joins us this week Will Page former Chief Economist at Spotify joins us this week for an incredibly interesting discussion about Spotify, streaming services, podcasts, NFTs and when should the music i
Concert Promoter Danny Zelisko Joins to discuss the state of touring and concerts and discusses his book ALL EXCE$$ The long-awaited stories of legendary concert promoter Danny Zelisko have arrived! Four years in the making, he quipped, “this b
Marc Caruso, CEO, and Co-Founder, of Angry Mob Music joins us. Marc Caruso, CEO, and Co-Founder, of Angry Mob Music joins us to clearly explain what is publishing and why every artist needs to understand what is going on. How are the rates set
Benjamin Stein, PlaylistSupply CEO, joins us this week to discuss how to research and find playlists. PlaylistSupply is a tool was designed to level the playlisting playing field and to be used by indie managers to avoid scam-like “playlist net
This week vent on our frustrations with the many, many, many scams arriving every week. We get emails every week pitching us on offers for playlist placement, streams, Instagram followers and more… there are all scams! But you need to be very c
We are joined by Rutger Rosenborg and Michelle Yuen from Chartmetric. Chartmetric helps entertainment professionals make smarter and faster music business decisions by providing reliable data, beautiful visuals, in-depth insights, innovative fe
Joel Selvin On The Mission and Culture of Rock N Roll and His Book Hollywood Eden Former San Francisco Chronicle Music Critic Joel Selvin joins us for an amazing discussion of music history and his new book Hollywood Eden: Electric Guitars, Fas
Dream Theater’s Jordan Rudess on Patreon, Cameo and Eligo and Liquid Tension Experiment Dream Theater’s Jordan Rudess joins us this week to talk about how he has kept active over the last year and generated new revenue streams with Patreon, Cam
Ron Keel sits down to speak with us about how he succeeds on Patreon. We discuss how Ron balances creating content for Pateron vs content for all his social networks. Ron talks about how he creates a tribe for his fans and how he creates a spec
Roblox’s mission is to build a human co-experience platform that enables shared experiences among billions of users. Jonathan Vlassopulos the Vice President and Global Head of Music for Roblox joins us today to discuss what Roblox is doing to s
Sessions is ushering in a new form of musical performance. Sessions is a live streaming platform for music. With just a laptop and a microphone, musicians can perform live, cultivate a global fanbase, and make a sustainable income from home. By
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