The Remarkable Legend of Shep Gordon: A Brief Review of His Memoir “They Call Me Supermensch”

In “They Call Me Supermensch” Shep Gordon offers a fascinating and entertaining look at his life and remarkably legendary career in film, food, and music. Click here to learn more.

Columbia’s Kari Keller & Ultra’s Miles Franco: This Week’s Radio Show Guests

Music Biz 101 & More

Kari Keller of the Columbia Records Touring & Events division and Miles Franco of Ultra Music Finance talk about the MBA degrees they received and if the time & money was worth it – Click to stream live this week’s Music Biz 101 & More radio show!

300 Entertainment’s Mark Robinson: William Paterson University’s 2018-2019 Music Business Visiting Resident Expert

300 Entertainment’s Mark Robinson has been named the WPU Music & Entertainment Industries Visiting Resident Expert for the 2018-2019 academic year. Click to learn more about Mark and how he’ll help the William Paterson University music business program!

When 300 Entertainment’s Mark Robinson Came To WPU

(From L to R: 300 Entertainment’s Mark Robinson, WPU’s Dr. Steve Marcone, and WPU’s Professor David Kirk Philp) On September 20, 2018, the head of Legal and Business Affairs at 300 Entertainment, Mark Robinson, made his first visit to William Paterson University as the Music & Entertainment Industry program’s 2018/2019 […]

Your Music Biz 101 Wrap Up: Week of September 17th

In this week’s Music Biz 101 wrap up, we learn all about the live biz from a special Live Nation report. We have access to an excellent interview with Spotify’s chief boss, Daniel Ek. We see who this week’s radio guest will be. And much more. Click!

Scooter Braun – Ariana Grande/Justin Beiber Manager: This Week’s Radio Show Guest

Scooter Braun, entrepreneur, philanthropist, and manager of Ariana Grande, Justin Bieber, Tori Kelly and more, is this week’s Music Biz 101 & More radio show guest. In this special episode, Braun talks about what drives him, making deals, and much more. You should listen! Click to stream it live.

Marieke Bianchi of Warner Music Nashville: This Week’s Radio Show Guest

Music Biz 101 & More

In this episode, Marieke Bianchi, Vice President, Marketing & Strategic Partnerships at Warner Music Nashville, talks about working with artists and managers, the “sales” part of her job, and the importance of communication among all parties. Click!!

Indie Artist Josh Taerk & Promotions Manager Jerry Lambo: Music Biz 101 & More Podcast

This episode, recorded on location in Nashville, features special guests singer/songwriter Josh Taerk & music business consultant Jerry Lembo. Guest host Matthew Kerr joins as we talk about life as an indie-artist. We also get to listen to Josh’s single “Learning To Let Go.” Click!

Matt Hunter – “Dicen” Artist: Music Biz 101 & More Podcast

Special guest Matt Hunter speaks about the release of “Dicen,” his collaboration with Lele Pons, his path to success, and those that have helped him out in his career. Click to listen and learn all about this rising star.

Former Jeff Buckley Manager, Dave Lory: Music Biz 101 & More Podcast

In this episode, “Jeff Buckley – From Hallelujah To The Last Goodbye” author Dave Lory, who was also Buckley’s manager, talks about why he wrote the book, why you should care, what kind of artist manager he was, what kind of artist Jeff Buckley was, and more. Click!

Matthew Adell – Native Instruments: Music Biz 101 & More Podcast

Matthew Adell, Chief Digital Officer of Native Instruments talks about Sounds.com, his thoughts on music technology, the modern music producer, and more. Click and give a good, hard listen.

“Dicen” Artist Matt Hunter: This Week’s Radio Show Guest

This week’s Music Biz 101 & More radio show features Universal Latino recording artist Matt Hunter. Matt’s “Dicen” has amassed almost 40 million YouTube views in a month. How? And how did he get his collaboration with LeLe Pons? Click. Listen. Learn.

Scooter Braun: The Music Biz 101 & More Podcast

In this live episode recorded in Nashville at Music Biz 2018, entrepreneur and music manager (of Ariana Grande, Justin Bieber, Tori Kelly…) Scooter Braun speaks about the Manchester bombing, working hard, family and work life balance. And much more. Click and listen!

Scooter Braun – Ariana Grande/Justin Beiber Manager: This Week’s Radio Show Guest

Scooter Braun, entrepreneur, philanthropist, and manager of Ariana Grande, Justin Bieber, Tori Kelly and more, is this week’s Music Biz 101 & More radio show guest. In this special episode, Braun talks about what drives him, making deals, and much more. You should listen! Click to stream it live.

Watch – I Want My ’80s: The Best of MTV’s Ladies

William Paterson University’s music biz program produced “I Want My ’80s: The Best of MTV’s Ladies” in April, 2018. Featuring Taylor Dayne, Darryl “DMC” McDaniels, MTV’s Mark Goodman, and others, the show raised over $12,600 for scholarships. Click to watch!

Listen – Music Biz 101 & More Live In Nashville!

In this live podcast recorded in Nashville at Music Biz 2018, a panel of industry vets, including Zombies manager Cindy DaSilva, Dream Hotels VP Ronit Anand, SESAC’s Shannan Hatch, and Spotify’s John Butler, talks about why their jobs aren’t 9 to 5 and what they do that nobody thinks they do.

Olivia Management’s Erin Anderson: Music Business 101 & More Podcast

This episode, recorded on location in Nashville, features special guest Erin O. Anderson, the owner of Olivia Management based in Nashville, TN. She talks about what made her decided to quit her job at Amazon, why she doesn’t use a contract for her artists, and why she thinks education is important. Click!

Roy LaManna – CEO and Co-Founder of Vydia: Music Biz 101 & More Podcast

This episode, recorded on location in Nashville, features special guest Roy LaManna, the Co-Founder and CEO of Vydia along with Jenna Gaudio, the VP of Product Management for Vydia. Listen in to learn!

Darryl Ballantyne – CEO and Co-Founder of LyricFind: MusicBiz 101 & More Podcast

This episode, recorded on location in Nashville, features special guest, Darryl Ballantyne, the CEO and Co-Founder of LyricFind which licenses and synchronizes lyrics to companies like Amazon, Google, Apple, and many more. Click to listen!

Chris Susskind-MyBandSource.com: Music Biz 101 & More Podcast

This episode, recorded on location in Nashville, features special guest Chris Susskind, the founder of MyBandSource.com. My Band Source is like a Yelp for bands, and was created by the recent Vanderbilt Graduate Chris Susskind himself. Click and listen for more.

SiriusXM’s Lori Majewski: The Music Biz 101 & More Podcast

Music Biz 101 & More is the only radio show in America that focuses on the business side of the music & entertainment worlds. In this podcast, SiriusXM’s Lori Majewski talks about the shows she hosts, her “Mad World” book, how she turned her passion into a career, and her complete love of 1980s music. Click!

300 Entertainment’s Selim Bouab: This Week’s Radio Show Guest

Selim Bouab, 300 Entertainment’s SVP of A&R, is this week’s Music Biz 01 & More radio show guest. What does he do? Can I do that too? Will he sign me? What kind of deal will I get? We’ll get answers. You have to listen. Or tweet us. Click for all the info, including how to stream it live!

Your Music Biz 101 Wrap Up: Week of May 7th

In this week’s Music Biz 101 wrap up, we give you interviews with folks who created the Mountain Jam and Taste of Country festivals (that’s one guy) and who are involved with artist-curated festivals (other guys). Plus links to some cool reads you need. Click and read.

How To Make Money From Local Shows – This Week’s Music Biz Recap

In this week’s Music Biz 101 recap, we speak about how YOU can make money from local shows. If you’re a DIY artist, you’ll want to read this and steal as many ideas as you can. Plus, an interview with Darryl “DMC” McDaniels, from Run DMC. Click!

Your Music Biz 101 Wrap Up: Week of March 26th

In this week’s Music Biz 101 wrap up, we give you feedback about Facebook and why you should care. There’s info about the social media habits of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School survivors. Plus an artist manager interview and more. Click!

Alex Fletcher of Fletcher Artist Management: Music Biz 101 & More Podcast

In this episode, Alex Fletcher, the big boss man of Fletcher Artist Management, talks about the Classical music industry. How is a manager dealing with “classical” vocalists different from a manager who deals with “mainstream” artists? Are all Classical vocalists divas? Click and listen!

Grammy Winner Rob Fusari: Music Biz 101 & More Podcast

In this special two-hour episode, Grammy Award-winning songwriter/producer Rob Fusari talks about his biggest musical influences of the ’80s. From how Van Halen’s David Lee Roth influenced his work with Lady Gaga to the guitar riff in “Bootylicious,” the stories and lessons are fun, interesting and important. Click and listen!

Run DMC’s Darryl McDaniels Added To “I Want My ’80s” Lineup

Darryl “DMC” McDaniels, formerly of Run DMC, has been added to the “I Want My ’80s: The Best of MTV’s Ladies” lineup. Also featured are Taylor Dayne, The Waitresses guitarist/songwriter Chris Butler, Grammy winner Rob Fusari, and emcees Mark Goodman and Lori Majewski. Click for details!

Tidal CEO Richard Sanders Headlines February 27th Music Management Seminar

Richard Sanders, CEO of music streaming service Tidal, will be the featured guest of Professor Steve Leeds and the 2018 Music Management Seminar Series on Tuesday, February 27, 2018.  The interview will begin at 8PM.  The series is free and open to the public.

Indie Radio Promoters Elena Lanza & Lucas Prata: Music Biz 101 & More Podcast

In this episode, independent radio promoters Lucas Prata and Elena Lanza speak about how DIY bands can potentially get their songs on the radio, the importance of hard work, and more. You’ve got to click and listen!

Your Music Biz 101 Wrap Up: Week of February 19th

In this week’s Music Biz 101 wrap up, we focus on how artists make money when their music is played at the Olympics. Plus, strategies to take advantage of Amazon’s Alexa, goal-setting vs. system setting, and a link to an amazing Quincy Jones interview. Click, mmmkay?

Taylor Dayne Headlines “I Want My ’80s: The Best Of MTV’s Ladies”

I Want My ’80s: The Best of MTV’s Ladies music show rocks the Shea Center for Performing Arts on Friday, April 6th at 7:30 PM. Join emcees Mark Goodman (original MTV VJ) and Lori Majewski (SiriusXM) as they host an evening celebrating the best female artists of the early-MTV era.

Tom Silverman, Tommy Boy Entertainment CEO, Visits WPU

Tommy Boy Entertainment CEO Tom Silverman visited William Paterson University on Tuesday, February 13th as part of the 2018 Music Management Seminar Series. This post presents key notes based upon his musings about the current state of the music and entertainment industry. Click!

Managing Your Band Featured On A Big Podcast

The authors of Managing Your Band – 6th Edition, Dr. Stephen Marcone (aka Esteban Marcone) and David Philp (aka Professor David Kirk Philp), were recently interviewed on Graham Rowe’s Entertainment Business podcast.  Listen and learn stuff at no cost to you (‘cept some time).

We Need Music: The Importance of Music Education

We don’t only need music so we can listen to something on the ride to work. We don’t only need music to pump up a party on a Saturday night. We need music for survival.

Ben Weinman – Dillinger Escape Plan Guitarist/Kimbra Manager: This Week’s Radio Show Guest

Ben Weinman, guitarist & band leader of Dillinger Escape Plan, head of indie label Party Smasher, Inc. and Kimbra manager, is this week’s radio show guest! Click to listen live.

Your Music Biz 101 Wrap Up: Week of December 25th

In this final Music Biz 101 Wrap Up of 2017, we look into whether Christmas music helps or hurts business, the Russian Rap music scene, how a 90 year old author gets her energy, and we get some tips from Muse Tour Manager Dom Anderson. Click!!

iTunes: The End of an Era

For over a year, rumors have been circulating that Apple has been planning to terminate its iTunes store to shift its focus towards streaming. But now, after purchasing Shazam for $400 million, it’s official – no more iTunes. Read to find out what’s happening to your collection of downloads!

Adam Ritchie of Adam Ritchie Brand Direction: Music Biz 101 & More Podcast

In this episode, Adam Ritchie, of Adam Ritchie Branding, talks about marketing your band and making connections. In this case, he explains how he connected his band, The Lights Out, with a local brewery, to create a cool promotion that sold both beer and music.

Music Millennium’s Terry Currier: Music Biz 101 & More Podcast

In this episode, Terry Currier, owner of Portland, Oregon’s music retailer store called Music Millennium, talks about how he stays in business, the battle against Napster, the strength (and origins) or Record Store Day, and much more. Click and listen to get some music retail 101.

Jay Van Dyke, Formerly of The Lumineers: Music Biz 101 & More Podcast

In this episode, Jay Van Dyke, formerly of The Lumineers, discusses his split with the band and the legalities of being in a band. His pal Henry Prol in new band, Head Cheerleader, also joins the discussion about making it as a band while juggling family and “real world” responsibilities. Give a listen, huh?

Live Nation’s Sean Striegel: Music Biz 101 & More Podcast

In this episode, Sean Striegel, VP of Live Nation in NYC, talks about promoting shows big and small, using Groupon, what promoters actually do, concert security, and more. You’ve got to listen so you can get that Promotion 101 info.

Ben Weinman – Dillinger Escape Plan/Kimbra Manager: Music Biz 101 & More Podcast

In this podcast, Ben Weinman of Dillinger Escape Plan and Giraffe Tongue Orchestra (he’s also the manager of Kimbra), talks about life on the road, self-managing his band, and more. You’ve got to click and listen!

Surviving the Condition of Being a Woman in the Music Industry: Kesha’s Story

Kesha’s story, an ultimate example of just how powerful speaking out about injustice in the music and entertainment industry can be. Read on to be empowered!

Reaction: Like It Or Not, Taylor Swift Is On To Something With Her Streaming Strategy

Thoughts About Miley Cyrus, Album Sales, & Hype

If you didn’t know (or care), Taylor Swift’s new album, Reputation, is not available on streaming services, like Spotify and Apple Music.  Instead, you need to buy physical product or download it.  Why? Click to understand it all.

It’s Just A Spark: How Paramore Ignited My Music Career

During such a rocky time in my life, Paramore came to my rescue. I heavily related to the amount of tension both in their lyrics and in their actual band. Click to learn more about what Paramore can do for you.

Don Nottingham – Artist/Attorney/Straight No Chaser: Music Biz 101 & More Podcast

In this episode of the Music Biz 101 & More podcast, Don Nottingham, talks about his experience in an a capella group Straight No Chaser, discovered on Youtube by Atlantic Records, and examines the Middle Class of musicians. Click to listen!

What Does A Manager Need To Know? Melissa King – Tour & Production Manager (Weird Al/Scorpions)

Tour/Production Manager Melissa King, who’s worked with Weird Al and The Scorpions, explains what she thinks the most important aspect of the biz an artist manager needs to know. Click!

Music Biz 101 & More Live Panel: Come & Network On Rocktober 16th

William Paterson University’s Music & Entertainment Organization has announced their third annual Music Biz 101 & More Live Panel and Networking event. You should go! It’s on Monday, Rocktober 16th. Need more details? Click!!

Stephen Dallas – VP of Digital Legal Affairs at Warner/Chappell: Music Biz 101 & More Podcast

In this episode, Stephen Dallas, VP of Digital Legal Affairs and Business Development at Warner/Chappell Music, talks about publishing in the 21st century, streaming deals, and much more. Oh, just click!!!

Stephen Dallas – VP at Warner/Chappell Music: This Week’s Radio Show Guest

Stephen Dallas, VP of Digital Legal Affairs and Business Development at Warner/Chappell Music, is this week’s Music Biz 101 & More radio show guest. It’s a big title. Somebody has to explain it. Click to stream live!

Brian Schechter, Current Palisades & Former My Chemical Romance Manager: This Week’s Radio Show Guest

Brian Schechter, original manager of My Chemical Romance and current manager of Palisades, is this week’s Music Biz 101 & More radio show guest. Click to stream live!

John Boulos – EVP of Roadrunner Promotion/Atlantic Records: Your 2017-2018 Resident Expert

John Boulos, music industry veteran and EVP of Roadrunner Promotion/Atlantic Records, will be the Resident Expert of the William Paterson University Music & Entertainment Industries for the 2017-2018 academic year. Click for more.

How Did Tim McGraw’s “Humble And Kind” Become A Hit? – This Week’s Radio Show

This week’s Music Biz 101 & More radio show features James Stewart, the marketing director behind Tim McGraw’s hit “Humble And Kind.” Click to stream!

Tour Manager Charity Lomax – This Week’s Radio Show Guest

Charity Lomax, who has been the tour manager for The Eagles, Van Halen, Christina Aguilera, and more, tells us everything you need to know about this job! You MUST listen to this one!

Managing Your Band: The Harvey Leeds Interview

Music Biz 101 & More Harvey Leeds

Southside Johnny manager Harvey Leeds talks about his years at Epic Records, how he got to manage Southside Johnny, contracts vs. handshakes, and more. Click! Presented by Managing Your Band: 6th Edition.

WMG’s Katelyn Drozd: This Week’s Radio Show Guest

Katelyn Drozd, Director of Talent Acquisition at the Warner Music Group (WMG), is this week’s radio show guest. How does one get a job there? Click & stream live!

Katelyn Drozd – Director, Talent Acquisition at Warner Music Group: Music Biz 101 & More Podcast

WP Music Biz 101 & More Photo Op

Katelyn Drozd, the Director of Talent Acquisition at Warner Music Group, is interviewed by Cory Ianuale, David Philp, and Dr. Steve Marcone for the Music Biz 101 & More Podcast on Brave New Radio. Click here to listen!

Steve-O Robertson – Atlantic Records VP of A&R: This Week’s Radio Show Guest

Listen Wednesday, July 12th, at 8PM EST to hear Atlantic Records VP of A&R Steve-O Robertson talk all about who they sign and why. It’s a must-listen! Click and stream!!

Alix Kram – VP of Global Brand Licensing: Music Biz 101 & More Podcast

Click to listen to this interview with Alix Kram (Warner Music Group Artist Services), recorded at Music Biz 2017 conference in Nashville, Tennessee. You’ll learn more than you think!

Concord’s Grover Biery & Pandora’s Heather Ellis: This Week’s Radio Show Guests

Join Music Biz 101 & More tonight to hear interviews with Grover Biery, head of streaming at Concord Music, and Heather Ellis, manager of artist marketing at Pandora. Click to stream!

Carl Palmer – World Renowned Drummer: Music Biz 101 & More Podcast

Are you a drummer? There is no way you’ll want to miss this podcast. Learn about the business of music from world renowned drummer Carl Palmer. Click!

Heather Ellis – Manager of Artist Marketing at Pandora: Music Biz 101 & More Podcast

In this episode with Heather Ellis of Pandora, we learn about Pandora’s Artist Marketing Services, the hats a manager wears for an artist, and more! Click!!!

Janeen Shaitelman, WFUV Marketing Director: Music Biz 101 & More Podcast

Janeen Shaitelman, WFUV-FM Marketing and Promotions Director, talks about the role of public radio with music today, how bands can get airplay, how she connects her station to music festivals and concerts, and more. Click.

John Simson/Linda-Bloss Baum Talk SoundExchange: This Week’s Radio Show Guests

John Simson and Linda Bloss-Baum talk artist management and SoundExchange in this special two-guest edition of the Music Biz 101 & More radio show. Click to stream!

Grover Biery – Concord Music Group SVP of Digital Streaming: Music Biz 101 & More Podcast

Music Biz 101 & More hosts Philp & Marcone are joined by the Concord Music Group’s Grover Biery and student co-host, Jeff Sauerman, to talk the Black Keys, vinyl, streaming, and more.

Billy Fields- VP of Artists & Label Relations at WEA: Music Biz 101 & More Podcast

In this interview Billy Fields, VP of Artists & Label Relations at WEA, talks about working with WEA and becoming the “vinyl guy”. Click now to listen!

Brian Schechter – Former My Chemical Romance/Current Palisades Manager:

Brian Schechter, former My Chemical Romance manager and current manager of Palisades, talks about the rise of My Chem, why he was fired, why he doesn’t have contracts between himself and his artists, what he does as a manager, and much, much more. Click!

Don Nottingham – Former Straight No Chaser Vocalist: This Week’s Radio Show Guest

Why did Don Nottingham leave Straight No Chaser? How do the guys in the group make decisions? Click to listen to Don tell all on this week’s radio show! Or click inside to get to the podcast.

Managing Your Band – 6th Edition: Available Now!

Managing Your Band – 6th Edition is available today, June 6, 2017. You MUST buy multiple copies because they’ll wear out with your laser vision. Click for the best way to purchase this future Pulitzer-winner collection of words and paragraphs.

John Simson – American University Executive in Residence: Music Biz 101 & More Podcast

Want to be an artist manager? An entertainment lawyer? A musician who has the business savvy to be successful in the industry? John Simson has done it all. Join us as we interview the man of many talents who also helped form SoundExchange in its beginning stages!

Brian Schechter, Current Palisades & Former My Chemical Romance Manager: This Week’s Radio Show Guest

Brian Schechter, original manager of My Chemical Romance and current manager of Palisades, is this week’s Music Biz 101 & More radio show guest. Click to stream live!

Steve “Stevo” Robertson- Senior Vice President of A&R: Music Biz 101 & More Podcast

In this informative podcast, Steve Robertson, aka Stevo, VP of A&R at Atlantic Records, speaks about his music industry journey, how he chooses artists to sign, and how hard artists need to work. Click!

Janeen Shaitelman – Director of Marketing & Promotions, WFUV: This Week’s Radio Show Guest

Janeen Shaitelman, Director of Marketing & Promotions at WFUV FM, is this week’s Music Biz 101 & More guest. We’ll talk public radio, breaking in, and more! Click to stream live at 8PM.

Calynn Green – Singer/Songwriter at Warner Chappell: Music Biz 101 & More Podcast

Calynn Green – Singer/Songwriter at Warner Chappell: Music Biz 101 & More Podcast

Music Biz 101 & More sits down with Warner Chappell Singer/Songwriter Calynn Green for an inside look at the life of a Nashville Songwriter. Click to listen!

Bruce Pilato – Artist Manager: Music Biz 101 & More Podcast

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Bruce Pilato talks artist management, how he made it in the record industry, and his decisions and successes with bands such as Emerson Lake Palmer and ASIA.

Tom Mullen – Atlantic Records VP, Catalog Marketing: This Week’s Radio Show Guest

Tom Mullen, new VP of Catalog Marketing for Atlantic Records, is this week’s Music Biz 101 & More radio show guest. Click to stream live!

Your Music Biz 101 Wrap Up: Week of May 15th

Here’s your weekly Music Biz 101 wrap up, from dealing with student debt to Music Biz Nashville 2017. From the Cash Money story to social media influencers. Click, mmkay?

Todd Horn – ADA Vice President of International: Music Biz 101 & More Podcast

Todd Horn, VP of International for ADA, talks about breaking artists overseas, the data used to do so, what ADA is, and much more. Click to listen!

James Donio – Music Biz Association President: Music Biz 101 & More Podcast

Jim Donio, President of the Music Biz Association, talks about the 2017 Music Biz convention in Nashville, the change from a culture of purchasing music to “access,” and much more. Click!

Video Interview: Lori Majewski, Author of ‘Mad World: Songs That Defined The ’80s’

Lori Majewski

As part of the 2017 Music Management Seminar Series, Professor Steve Leeds (also of SiriusXM) interviewed Lori Majewski, a DJ on SiriusXM and author of Mad World: An Oral History of New Wave Artists and the Songs That Defined the ’80s.

Melissa DeGeorge of Kobalt Music: This Week’s Radio Show Guest

Melissa DeGeorge, Manager of Licensing & Administration for Kobalt Music, is this week’s Music Biz 101 & More radio show guest. Click to learn more about what Kobalt is and to stream live!

Todd Horn, VP of International, ADA: This Week’s Radio Show Guest

Todd Horn, VP of International for ADA, is this week’s Music Biz 101 & More radio show guest. Click to stream live and learn about the world music industry.

Mark Weiss – Legendary Rock Photographer: Music Biz 101 & More Podcast

Mark Weiss photographer

In this episode, legendary rock photographer Mark Weiss tells the story of his most famous pics, explains how he got into the field, answers listener tweets, and much more. Click, look at the pics, and give a good listen!

Interview: Record Store Day Co-Founder Michael Kurtz

The 10th annual Record Store Day takes place April 22, 2017. What’s it all about? How did it start? Click to listen to our interview with RSD co-founder Michael Kurtz, done just before Record Store Day 2015. Go on. Click.

Tom Mullen – Atlantic Records Catalog Marketing: Music Biz 101 & More Podcast

In this podcast, Atlantic Records VP of Catalog Marketing, Tom Mullen, talks about the definition of catalog, why catalog is so important to a label, how they market “old” records, and much more. Click below and give a listen.

Music Business Association President James Donio: This Week’s Radio Show Guest

Jams Donio Music Biz 101 & More radio show

Click so you can listen or stream live this great interview with Music Business Association president James Donio, taking place Wednesday night at 8:00. If you need to know more about music retail and trade shows, click!

Your Music Biz 101 Wrap Up: Week Of April 17

Here’s your weekly Music Biz 101 wrap up, from an interview with Coachella mastermind Paul Tollett to Tunecore advances and more. You should click and read. Thus, please do so.

Twin Peaks Is Back! Our Interview With Soundtrack Composer Angelo Badalamenti

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Twin Peaks is back on Showtime on May 21st. Listen to Twin Peaks soundtrack composer, Angelo Badalamenti, act out how he and director David Lynch came up with the famous “Twin Peaks Theme.” Click.

Your Music Biz 101 Wrap Up: Week Of April 10

Here’s your weekly Music Biz 101 wrap up, from CDs in Indonesian KFC restaurants to messenger bots talking to you. From how to fundraise with music to much more. Click!

Kevin Erickson – Future of Music Coalition: Music Biz 101 & More Podcast

Future of Music Coalition National Organizing Director, Kevin Erickson, discusses what the FMC does, what he specifically does, how to organize, and much more. You should listen. So click!

Mark Goodman – Original MTV VJ: Music Biz 101 & More Podcast

In this podcast, original MTV VJ talks about the early days of MTV, the book he co-wrote with the other VJs, the state of radio in 2017, and much more. You should listen. So click!

Tom Mullen – Atlantic Records VP, Catalog Marketing: This Week’s Radio Show Guest

Tom Mullen, new VP of Catalog Marketing for Atlantic Records, is this week’s Music Biz 101 & More radio show guest. Click to stream live and learn more about what you don’t know!

How To Put On A Music Fundraiser

How do you produce a profitable music fundraiser? Click to read the experience of a William Paterson University professor as he jumped back into the 1980s to help a good 21st century cause.

Epic Rights Founder Dell Furano: Music Biz 101 & More Podcast

In this podcast, Dell Furano talks about founding his merch company, Epic Rights, and how he got his start in music merchandising. He talks about deals, working with KISS, and how managers should think.

Future of Music Coalition’s Kevin Erickson: This Week’s Radio Show Guest

Kevin Erickson, National Organization Director at the Future of Music Coalition, is this week’s Music Biz 101 & More radio show guest. Click to stream live!

Darryl “DMC” McDaniels: Music Biz 101 & More Podcast

Darryl McDaniels of Run DMC

In this podcast, co-hosted with business manager Aaron Van Duyne, rap and hip hop icon Darryl “DMC” McDaniels talks about how Run DMC got their start, the backstories on “Walk This Way,” “It’s Tricky,” and “Sucker MCs,” and his love of comic books.

Your Music Biz 101 Wrap Up: Week Of March 13th

Coachella Lady Gaga

Here’s your weekly Music Biz 101 wrap up, from how Coachella picks a headliner to why data is important in the biz to what happens when a tour is cancelled. Click!

Rob Fusari Interviews Darryl “DMC” McDaniels – This Week’s Radio Show

Darryl McDaniels of Run DMC

Tune in Wednesday at 8pm so you can listen to Grammy Award-winning Producer/Songwriter Rob Fusari interview Rap icon Darryl “DMC” McDaniels. Click for the link!

Epic Rights Founder Dell Furano – Tonight’s Radio Show Guest

YOUR MUSIC BIZ 101 & MORE RADIO SHOW Our big & awesome Music Biz 101 & More radio show (the only FREE advice music business & college radio talk show in the United States) airs every: WEDNESDAY NIGHT at 8:00. ** Our guest this week is … Dell Furano, Founder of Epic Rights, one of the […]

Your Music Biz 101 Wrap Up: Week Of February 27th

Here’s your Music Biz 101 Wrap Up, featuring positive social media, and how one person thinks it’s awful, plus the ‘Moonlight’ composer & more – click!

Your Music Biz 101 Wrap Up: Week Of February 20th

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Here’s your Music Biz 101 Wrap Up, featuring how Spotify is using marketing to help artists, how to get your music on Pandora, & more – click!

For KISS Fans – The Business Of Your Favorite Band

Quote of the Year? Gene Simmons

KISS fans, and music business enthusiasts, should read about the business of this iconic band. You can listen to three interviews here too, two with band business manager Aaron Van Duyne and one with their day-to-day manager, Doc McGhee. Click!

Your Music Biz 101 Wrap Up: Week Of February 13th

Billboard 40 Under 40 2017

Here’s your Music Biz 101 Wrap Up, featuring a story about sexual harassment in the music industry, Billboard’s 40 Under 40 (mostly men), & more – click!