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Whether you’re an aspiring music business professional or a seasoned vet, every Thursday, The Music Business podcast brings you the trends, tactics and insights from some of the world’s most innovative minds in music. Hosts Artist Manager Jordan Williams and Sam Hysell of NOX aren’t teachers, we’re entertainment industry professionals, drinkers, wannabe comedians and, most importantly, fans. Come learn and laugh with us.
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Music Business Podcast Sam Hysell & Jordan Williams

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Whether you’re an aspiring music business professional or a seasoned vet, every Thursday, The Music Business podcast brings you the trends, tactics and insights from some of the world’s most innovative minds in music. Hosts Artist Manager Jordan Williams and Sam Hysell of NOX aren’t teachers, we’re entertainment industry professionals, drinkers, wannabe comedians and, most importantly, fans. Come learn and laugh with us.
To learn more visit the musicbusinesspodcast.com or follow @musicbusinesspodcast , @samhysell , and @jordanchude on Instagram.

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    Matchmaking Superstars with VP of A&R at Warner Records, Gabz Landman

    Matchmaking Superstars with VP of A&R at Warner Records, Gabz Landman

    On this week's episode, we invited the VP of A&R at Warner Records, Gabz Landman. Five years ago Gabz Landman was doing A&R for relatively unknown pop singer Dua Lipa, insisting she would be huge. Now, she's singing that tune for Amy Allen, the songwriter behind Selena Gomez's "Back to You" and Halsey's top 10 single "Without Me" as VP of A&R at Warner Records.
    We hope you enjoyed this episode and as always, feel free to leave a comment or a review on what you thought about the episode on Apple Podcasts or on the Music Business Podcast instagram @musicbusinesspodcast. We’re also very excited to connect with our community on Patreon, MusicBusinessPodcast.com/Community. We look forward to you joining our community!

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    • 49 min
    Winning as a Writer or Producer with Maytav Koter, Founder of Good Company MGMT

    Winning as a Writer or Producer with Maytav Koter, Founder of Good Company MGMT

    Maytav Koter is the founder of Good Company MGMT, a boutique, family-oriented producer & songwriter management company. Since starting Good Company, Maytav has signed and developed artist, songwriter and author Hayley Gene Penner, who released her debut memoir this Fall and has penned songs for The (Dixie) Chicks, Sabrina Claudio, Lennon Stella, Charlotte Lawrence, The Chainsmokers and many more. In addition to Penner, Maytav manages producer/instrumentalist Spencer Stewart, who executive produced Alina Baraz’s album It Was Divine, and works with Role Model and Christina Aguilera, and Grammy nominated producer Al Shux who wrote & produced JAY-Z “Empire State of Mind” ft. Alicia Keys and Kendrick Lamar “All the Stars” ft. SZA. Maytav also serves as an A&R consultant for Atlantic Records UK and Elektra Records, and is a member of City of Hope’s Future Hope committee and T.J. Martell’s Young Professionals Advisory Council. Prior to founding Good Company, Maytav was Director of A&R at Primary Wave.
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    • 38 min
    Cultivating an Original Sound for the Mainstream with LuckyMe Co-Founder, Dominic Flannigan

    Cultivating an Original Sound for the Mainstream with LuckyMe Co-Founder, Dominic Flannigan

    On this week’s episode of the Music Business Podcast, Jordan interviews the Co-Founder of UK-based record label, LuckyMe. LuckyMe’s roster includes Cashmere Cat, Hudson Mohawke, TNGHT, Jacques Green, Baauer, who was nominated for Best Dance/Electronic album at the 2021 Grammys, and more. 
    In the episode, we discuss finding Hudson Mohawke, what drives LuckyMe’s discovery process, how the label is structured, Baauer’s Grammys campaign, and more. Whether you’re thinking about starting a label, want to be discovered by one, or want to upgrade a current label, this episode will provide valuable insights for you. It’ll also give an exclusive peek into the makings of a legendary indie label on the cusp of a 2021 Grammy win. 
    As always, feel free to leave a review and follow the Music Business Podcast on Instagram at @musicbusinesspodcast. Join the community via our Patreon at https://musicbusinesspodcast.com/community!

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    • 57 min
    Building A Sustainable Merch Business with Founder of Drop Party, Marco Marandiz

    Building A Sustainable Merch Business with Founder of Drop Party, Marco Marandiz

    On this week’s episode of the Music Business Podcast, we interview Founder of Drop Party, Marco Marandiz. Marandiz, who additionally serves as a consultant (i.e. product and merch design, production, site design, development, marketing strategy, content merchandising, etc.) for Westbrook, speaks to us about developing a strategy for distribution, promotion, and collaboration while building a merchandise business. 
    Whether you’re an artist that wants to begin selling merchandise, or a manager that wants to level up your merchandising for your clients, this episode gives you the keys on how to approach the multi-faceted e-commerce industry with confidence. 
    As always, leave a review and let us know what you think and follow us on Instagram at @musicbusinesspodcast. Join the community via our Patreon at https://musicbusinesspodcast.com/community!


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    • 32 min
    Decoding the GRAMMY Nomination & Selection Process with Shannon Herber, Pop, Dance/Electronic Genre Manager at The Recording Academy

    Decoding the GRAMMY Nomination & Selection Process with Shannon Herber, Pop, Dance/Electronic Genre Manager at The Recording Academy

    The GRAMMYs is one of, if not the most, respected awards show in music. Nominations and winners are lauded year after year for their accomplishments. It’s undoubtedly a reflection of not just artist approval by the music industry, but also artist discovery.
    On this week’s episode of the Music Business Podcast, we spoke with someone who makes a living on exposing audiences to artists and quality music - Pop & Dance/Electronic Electronic Genre Manager at the Recording Academy, Shannon Herber.
    Here are a few of the things we cover in this episode:
    Event Production for a range of event types for the GRAMMYs,
    Tour Management and Operations for a globally renowned artist,
    Artist relations and Project Management across top entertainment firms and artists,
    Guest speaking on industry panels and serving as an advisor to several organizations,
    Mentoring the next generation of music professionals,
    Breaking down the Grammy Selection Process.
    As always, feel free to leave a comment or a review on what you thought about the episode on Apple Podcasts or on the Music Business Podcast instagram @musicbusinesspodcast. We’re also very excited to connect with our community on Patreon, MusicBusinessPodcast.com/Community. We look forward to you joining our community!

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    • 50 min
    Behind a Modern Day Record Label with Chris Maltese, Tunecore US Head of Artist Services

    Behind a Modern Day Record Label with Chris Maltese, Tunecore US Head of Artist Services

    On this week’s episode of the Music Business Podcast, we talked with someone who’s seen it all when it comes to understanding and keeping up with music trends - Head of Artists Services at US Tunecore, Chris Maltese. Chris has worked in media as a Senior Producer at MTV, has managed a wide variety of artists from up and coming to Grammy Award winning, has worked as an A&R in publishing and now heads up a new label division at TuneCore / Believe. He and his team are planning on creating artist-centric record labels that are focused on specific genres. This past March, they launched their first project, a hip hop and R&B-focused label called PIVTL Projects. Chris talked about his experiences in music media and the differences between being a music manager and leading a record label. He also gave valuable pointers on what makes artists and music professionals successful in such a fickle industry.
    As always, please leave a review and hit @musicbusinesspodcast on instagram and let us know what you think!

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    • 54 min

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4 Ratings

IConsumeTooMuchContent ,

Incredible access to the music industry’s power players

The MBP offers a lineup of very insightful guests who are complimented by Sam & Jordan’s industry experience and curiosity.

A must for anyone interested in the music industry

Halfademic ,

Informative & Entertaining

The Music Business Podcast is one of my favourites!

Sam and Jordan are great hosts who provide a platform for their guests to share invaluable insights regarding music, and the music industry.

Informative, and entertaining, The Music Business Podcast is a must-listen for creators, fans, and music industry professionals alike.

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