Thoughts On Taylor Swift’s Master Plan, Part I

Your Professor David Kirk Philp was requested to answer a number of questions for an article in BuzzFeed about Taylor Swift. Click to see the original Q&A!

Reaction: Even ‘Big’ Artists Don’t Have Control Over Their Labels

Have a pop hit today? Count your blessings, because once the fall begins, it may be faster than you’d hoped. Case Study: Iggy Azalea. Click to find out.

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

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!

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!

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!

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!

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!

How To Be A Good Artist Manager? Watch Shep Gordon Speak

Shep Gordon was at the forefront of artist management in the late-1960s through the early-2000s. Watch two interviews and learn from the master. Click!

WPU Music Biz Student Alan Rogozin's Research: Irving Azoff

Watch Irving Azoff Talk Publishing & Licensing

Watch music industry veteran Irving Azoff talk about licensing, publishing, consent decrees, managing, and dealing with the government, in this interview. Click!

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!