Rob Light, Head of Music at CAA, speaks about signing artists, the ones that got away, what makes a great manager, and more! Don’t be a fool. Listen hard!
In this episode, “Jeff Buckley – From Hallelujah To The Last Goodbye” author Dave Lory, who was also Buckley’s manager, talks about why he wrote the book, why you should care, what kind of artist manager he was, what kind of artist Jeff Buckley was, and more. Click!
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, 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, 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?
Eric Van Wagner, audio instructor at Groove U in Columbus, Ohio, sat down for this interview to talk music and how to start a school from scratch. Listen to Music Biz student Jess Frank lead the way on this. Click.
In this episode, our student co-host Joseph Pomarico brings on Jason Ross, CEO of Trusun Media Inc. and TSM Studio, to talk about starting his own recording studio, being an entrepreneur, and much more.
Deborah Newman is a digital music consultant and attorney. She talks about starting in college radio, life in the music industry as a woman in the 70’s and 80’s, and copyright. Click!
We had a great time talking to Eric Tobin, VP of Business Development and A&R for Hopeless Records in Nashville at the MUSIC BIZ 2016 Conference! Mr. Tobin discussed how the label got its name, how Hopeless signs bands, 360 Deals, and much more! Click.