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Exclusive insights from the forefront of the music world, uncovering the creative process, cutting-edge technology, and the business acumen driving the industry forward.

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Exclusive insights from the forefront of the music world, uncovering the creative process, cutting-edge technology, and the business acumen driving the industry forward.

    The Evolution of Funktasy Records

    The Evolution of Funktasy Records

    The conversation explores the evolution of Hoss's music journey, from his childhood exposure to music in Iran to his passion for electronic music and technology. We delves into his experience as a percussionist, DJ, and radio show host, highlighting his transition into starting a record label out of necessity. Hoss shares his decision to treat the label as a business and the steps he took to establish it, including investing in legal agreements and creating an SEO-friendly website. The conversation also touches on the growth of Funktasy Records and its magazine, Funktasy Magazine, during the COVID-19 pandemic. During the pandemic, Funktasy experienced growth and had access to A-list celebrities due to their good content, persistence, and the fact that people were at home. The magazine concept was an unexpected evolution for Funktasy. Hoss also highlights the significance of understanding royalties and publishing, and the role of radio in the music industry.
    00:00 The Evolution of Hoss's Music Journey
    08:48 Starting Functasy Records: A Necessity Turned Business
    12:25 The Growth of Functasy Records and Fun2C Magazine
    16:12 Adaptability and Entrepreneurship in the Music Industry
    22:43 The Importance of Radio in the Music Industry
    25:39 Funktasy: Welcoming Artists from Various Genres
    27:30 Understanding Royalties and Publishing in the Music Industry

    • 33 min
    Take your show on the go with Keyhole Piano Shells

    Take your show on the go with Keyhole Piano Shells

    In this captivating episode, we sit down with Michael McCaslin, the visionary founder of Keyhole Piano Shells. Michael's innovative designs have revolutionized the piano industry, providing musicians and performers with elegant and functional piano shells that elevate any performance. We dive into Michael's journey from concept to creation, discussing the challenges he faced, the inspiration behind his designs, and the impact of Keyhole Piano Shells on the music world. Whether you're a musician, a music enthusiast, or simply curious about the intersection of creativity and entrepreneurship, this episode offers fascinating insights into the world of piano innovation. Join us for an inspiring conversation with Michael McCaslin, where we uncover the passion and ingenuity that drive his work at Keyhole Piano Shells.

    • 29 min
    The Art of Being Present vs Doom Scrolling

    The Art of Being Present vs Doom Scrolling

    Anthony and Dee discuss the importance of being present, managing screen time, and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. They emphasize the need for intentional use of time, reducing screen time, and making mindful choices for personal wellness.
    Being present in the moment is important for personal and professional interactions.Managing screen time is crucial for productivity and mental well-being.Personal wellness involves intentional choices about diet, exercise, and mental health.

    • 17 min
    The Five Steps to Becoming a Successful DJ with Phil Morse

    The Five Steps to Becoming a Successful DJ with Phil Morse

    In this conversation, Anthony interviews Phil Morse, a professional DJ, CEO of Digital DJ Tips, and author of the book Rock the Dance Floor. Phil shares his journey as a DJ and how he transitioned into teaching others. He discusses the five-step method of teaching DJing, which includes gear, music, mixing, performing, and success. Phil emphasizes the importance of trying different genres of music and being open to new opportunities as a DJ. He also addresses the blurred line between DJing and producing, highlighting the use of technology in live remixing and the controversy surrounding the beat sync button. In this conversation, Phil and Anthony discuss the blurred line between producers and DJs, the importance of understanding the tools and technology used in DJing, and managing nerves in front of a crowd.

    • 40 min
    Was there beef in music before hipHop?

    Was there beef in music before hipHop?

    In this clip Anthony and Dee chat various forms of beef in other popular genres of music, including the frequencies of the music itself!

    • 8 min
    Song writing through pain

    Song writing through pain

    In this conversation, Kevin from Shoemaker Levee discusses the origin of the band's name and the fragility of the human condition. He also talks about the band's journey and the process of writing and recording music. The band focuses on creating a live experience that emulates their recorded music. They value authenticity and the emotional connection with their audience. Technology plays a role in their music creation process, but they strive to maintain the rawness and imperfections that come with live performances.
    00:00 Introduction and Catching Up
    03:18 The Band's Journey and Overcoming Challenges
    08:04 Collaborative Songwriting Process
    11:14 Creating an Authentic Live Experience
    21:29 The Value of Live Music
    26:17 Balancing Personal Life and Music
    32:43 Goals and Legacy in the Music Industry

    • 39 min

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