Alex Kadvan Music Biz 101 & More

In this series, we present Music Biz 101 & More interviews with top managers and music industry execs who talk about the role of managers today.

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Music Biz 101 & More is the only radio show in America that focuses on the business side of the music & entertainment worlds. Hosted by William Paterson University’s Dr. Stephen Marcone & Professor David Philp, the show airs live each Wednesday at 8pm on WPSC-FM, Brave New Radio.

In this episode – an amazing one that you’ll love – we interview St. Vincent and Sleater-Kinney manager Alex Kadvan. We talk about Alex’s agency, Lever and Beam, 360 deals, how he learned to become a personal manager, contracts, and much more.

Enjoy the talk, listener tweets, and see what you can get out of this.

Professor David Philp is Assistant Professor Music Management & Popular Music Studies at William Paterson University. He is the co-host of the only FREE advice college radio-based music & entertainment industry talk show in America, Music Biz 101 & More, which airs live most Wednesday nights and is available as a podcast HERE every night (days too).  Your favorite professor is also co-author (with Dr. Steve Marcone) of Managing Your Band – 6th Edition.  Reach him at or find him on LinkedIn HERE.

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