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!
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!
One of the biggest reasons why I went to William Paterson was because of an artist by the name of Shakey Graves. He is without a doubt my biggest musical inspiration. He was more important to guest writer Luke Davis than Led Zeppelin, the Strokes, Queen. Here’s why.
What do you want to know about Alicia Keys and her inspirational qualities? Click to read this guest post by WP Music Biz student, Chrissy Limos.
La Dispute is no ordinary band. Then again, art comes in many shapes. Their complex writing and interest in many creative forms give birth to true artistry.
Ed Sheeran is one of today’s most influential artists and has certainly been an influence on WP student Alex Gonzalez. He’s a platinum selling artist and has been nominated for 6 Grammys. Click to read why you all love Ed so much.
Sara Bareilles could be considered to be one of the most talented, genuine, and creative singer/songwriters in music today. It’s evident her music is influenced by artists like Carol King, while her way of story telling through song has inspired me in my own songwriting Click to read more.
You may have heard of this rising solo artist, Pharrell Williams from his smash single “Happy” that was released this past year and has flooded radios around the world with its catchy melody, simplistic lyrics and positive message. What you may not know is Pharrell’s history in the music business. WPU Music Biz student Zach Matari explores the world of Pharrell.
In need of a concert but don’t want to travel into the Big Apple? The SoundVine Theater is a live music venue, specifically a renovated movie theater, which will be located in a central location of Bergen County to accommodate New Jersey residents. WPU MBA in Music Management student has all the cool details.
Sarah Dinetz is a sophomore currently studying Pop Music and English-Writing at William Paterson University in Wayne, NJ. Her future includes songwriting and world domination. Click to read more.