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!

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.