In this episode, Ariel Hyatt of Cyber PR talks about how publicity has changed in the digital age, what DIY artists need to think as they try to create their social media “voice,” and how publicists can turn into artist managers. Click and listen for some PR 101.
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.
In this Music Biz 101 wrap up, we look into a Melanie Martinez fan’s conflicting feelings post-rape allegations. We see the Shazam deal and the SONGS/Kobalt publishing deal. And there’s much more. Click!
Matt Young, EVP at Warner Music Artist Services, explains what he thinks the most important aspect of the biz an artist manager needs to know. Click!
Each day, we are hearing new allegations of sexual misconduct by politicians, business leaders, actors, and musicians. How has this changed your opinions about those people? Click and let us know.
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?
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.
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!
Elena Lanza and Lucas Prata, two independent radio promotion veterans, are this week’s Music Biz 101 & More radio show guests. Have questions? Tweet away! We’ll read them on the air (if they’re good!)
This week’s Music Biz 101 wrap up includes what’s going on with the radio industry vs. Global Music Rights PRO, an interview with HBO’s CEO, & more. Click!