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!
In this episode, Dr. Michael Harrington discusses net neutrality, or the absence of net neutrality, and what that means for the music industry. He talks about his work as an expert witness at copyright infringement trials and much more. Click and listen!
In this episode, Chris Roslan, President of Roslan & Campion PR, talks about working with clients, dealing with negative publicity, strategies if a client is accused of sexual harassment, and more. You’ve got to click and listen!
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!
In this podcast, John Boulos, Executive VP of Promotion for Atlantic Records, talks about how songs get added to radio, payola, and more. You’ve got to click and listen!
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.
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 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.