Happy Thanksgiving from your Music Biz 101 Team!
Here’s a must-hear interview with Chris Butler of The Waitresses on your Music Biz 101 & More radio show. We talk “Christmas Wrapping,” PRO and streaming royalties, fake bands that become real, & more!
Billboard’s New Top 200 Albums Chart does not include YouTube views. WP Music Business Professor David Philp explains why this is a bad idea. Please click, read, think, and comment.
Wanna know what a Pop Major at William Paterson listens to, check out Yasmin Azhir’s Spotify playlist!! It’s full of songs you want to know. Click!
Asking me to pick 25 songs that have had a big impact on me is near impossible…come take a walk down memory lane with me! I’m Bobby Mahoney, and I approve of this playlist. Click!
My Biggest Musical Influence: Dan Campbell. Dan “Soupy” Campbell is the lead singer of The Wonder Years. Soupy also has a side project going called Aaron West and the Roarin’ Twenties. Click because you want to.
Is Spotify the music industry’s new scapegoat? Read this excellent guest post by MBA in Music Business candidate Kari Keller to clear up the misconceptions of what Spotify is, who it pays, and how it pays. Click now.
This week’s Music Biz 101 & More radio show/podcast guest will be Chris “Christmas Wrapping” Butler, formerly of The Waitresses. Can a writer/performer survive on revenue from two 1980s tracks? What does a holiday song bring into your checking out? Check this out Wednesday at 8PM!
On 11/11/14 William Paterson University’s Music Entertainment Organization (MEO) put on a showcase featuring students from this school. Here’s what you missed! Click!
Here’s your weekly Music/Entertainment Industry social media wrap-up, with Taylor Swift vs. Spotify, Bono vs. streaming, and some Christmas Wrapping. Click. Grow. Become a music industry ninja.
How do you book bands for a festival? How do you pitch sponsors? How much work do you need to put in? How important is creativity in festival promotion? Howard Freeman, Executive Producer of the Quick Chek New Jersey Festival of New Jersey, fills us in. Click and learn!