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17 - Metadata and Email Etiquette
What is Metadata and how do you use it? Dawn walks you thru an example of adding Metadata to your music in Disco.au
16 - Steve Hindalong
Steve Hindalong is an accomplished drummer, percussionist, songwriter and award winning producer best known for his work in the alternative rock band the Choir.
15 - Ojo Taylor
This week we interview Joey Taylor. We met Ojo in 1985 when he produced the album Incandescent, the first release for Dawns band Crumbacher.
Joe began his musical career in the late 1970's Southern California punk rock/prog rock/alternative music scene.
He is the founder, principal songwriter, producer, and keyboard player for the rock group Undercover an 80’s Southern California Punk rock band.
He also founded and was the general manager of Brainstorm Artists International/Innocent Media, a production company and record label distributed by Sony Music and Word Records in the US and by international distributors and licensees all over the world. Producing/executive-producing around 100 full-length recordings.
He has extensive knowledge of all aspects of the music business and is currently a Professor at James Madison University in Virginia, teaching History of Rock, Songwriting, Artist Management, Legal Aspects of the Music industry, Marketing of Recorded Music, Entrepreneurship in the Music Industry and Music Publishing.
He has an MBA from UCLA, and an MM in Theory and Composition from California State Fullerton.
14 - PROs (Performing Rights Organization) Sync Payments, Statements - Pt 2
In PRO's #2 We explore how the PRO payment system works.
13 - Simon Tam
Simon Tam of The Slants. Author, Musician, Activist, and Troublemaker. We talk to Simon about his marketing, the case that took him all the way to the Supreme Court, and the fact that artist must know the business as well as the creative side of the music industry.
12 - Understanding PRO's (Performing Rights Organizations) ASCAP, BMI, SESAC - Pt1
In part one we discuss the purpose and function of Performing Rights Organizations.