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A show for indie creators and the people who love and support them. Break the Business Podcast is a fun and informative discussion of entertainment law (for non-lawyers), independent artists, and popular culture. Break the Business is recorded live on Wednesdays at 9pm Eastern at twitch.tv/breakthebusiness. Catch the show on Mondays at 6pm on SiriusXM Channel 145 SLAM Radio and on all major podcast platforms! breakthebusiness@gmail.com

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A show for indie creators and the people who love and support them. Break the Business Podcast is a fun and informative discussion of entertainment law (for non-lawyers), independent artists, and popular culture. Break the Business is recorded live on Wednesdays at 9pm Eastern at twitch.tv/breakthebusiness. Catch the show on Mondays at 6pm on SiriusXM Channel 145 SLAM Radio and on all major podcast platforms! breakthebusiness@gmail.com

    BTB Ep 288: Twitch updates DMCA guidelines; Single Music Founder and CEO Tommy Stalknecht joins

    BTB Ep 288: Twitch updates DMCA guidelines; Single Music Founder and CEO Tommy Stalknecht joins

    TOPICS: Twitch updates its DMCA guidelines; economic inequality in the creator economy; Emmys talk; we interview Single Music Founder and CEO Tommy Stalknecht. You can find out more about our guest’s
    work by visiting www.singlemusic.com.

    Rate/review/subscribe to the Break the Business Podcast on iTunes, SoundCloud, Stitcher, and Google Play. Follow Ryan @ryankair
    and the Break the Business Podcast @thebtbpodcast. Like Break the Business on Facebook and tell a friend about the show. Visit www.ryankairalla.com to find out more about Ryan's entertainment, education, and business projects.

    • 1 hr
    BTB Ep 287: Big tech is courting indie creators; interview with James Priestner of Rare Americans

    BTB Ep 287: Big tech is courting indie creators; interview with James Priestner of Rare Americans

    TOPICS: Facebook is playing catch-up in courting indie creators; VC firms are embracing the creator economy; we interview Rare Americans frontman Jason Priestner. You can find out more about his work by visiting www.rareamericans.com.

    • 59 min
    BTB Ep 286: “Behind the scenes” content ideas; interview with Mary Jennings

    BTB Ep 286: “Behind the scenes” content ideas; interview with Mary Jennings

    TOPICS: Using “behind the scenes” content ideas for your livestreams, videos, and social media posts; we discuss the American Music Fairness Act; we interview indie singer-songwriter Mary Jennings. Her new album “Matriarch” is available now and you can find out more about her work by visiting www.maryjennings.com.

    Rate/review/subscribe to the Break the Business Podcast on iTunes, SoundCloud, Stitcher, and Google Play. Follow Ryan @ryankair
    and the Break the Business Podcast @thebtbpodcast. Like Break the Business on Facebook and tell a friend about the show. Visit www.ryankairalla.com to find out more about Ryan's entertainment, education, and business projects.

    • 59 min
    BTB Ep 285: Getting stuck in a record deal; we interview Nick Cianfaglione of Artist Republik

    BTB Ep 285: Getting stuck in a record deal; we interview Nick Cianfaglione of Artist Republik

    TOPICS: How an artist can get stuck in a record deal for seven years without being able to release an album; Ikea couches for Pride Month; we interview Artist Republik CEO Nick Cianfaglione. You can find
    out more about our guest’s work by visiting www.artistrepublik.com.

    Rate/review/subscribe to the Break the Business Podcast on iTunes, SoundCloud, Stitcher, and Google Play. Follow Ryan @ryankair
    and the Break the Business Podcast @thebtbpodcast. Like Break the Business on Facebook and tell a friend about the show. Visit
    www.ryankairalla.com to find out more about Ryan's entertainment, education, and business projects.

    • 58 min
    BTB Ep 284: Making the perfect pitch; we interview indie alt - pop artist Raye Robinson

    BTB Ep 284: Making the perfect pitch; we interview indie alt - pop artist Raye Robinson

    TOPICS: Making the perfect pitch as an artist; we breakdown the biggest stories from E3; interview and musical performance from indie alt-pop artist Raye Robinson. You can find out more about her work by
    visiting instagram.com/itsjustraye.

    Rate/review/subscribe to the Break the Business Podcast on iTunes, SoundCloud, Stitcher, and Google Play. Follow Ryan @ryankair and the Break the Business Podcast @thebtbpodcast. Like Break the Business on Facebook and tell a friend about the show. Visit www.ryankairalla.com to find out more about Ryan's entertainment, education, and business projects.

    • 59 min
    BTB Ep 283: Music services and AAPI Heritage Month; we interview singer - songwriter Ella Luna

    BTB Ep 283: Music services and AAPI Heritage Month; we interview singer - songwriter Ella Luna

    Break the Business is now on SLAM! Radio. Check us out on SiriusXM Channel 145 starting June 21st!

    TOPICS: Music services missed the mark on AAPI Heritage Month; Facebook is providing free distribution for musicians on Instagram Reels and Facebook stories; our guest is indie singer-songwriter Ella Luna. You can find out more about our guest’s work by visiting ellaluna.hearnow.com.

    Rate/review/subscribe to the Break the Business Podcast on iTunes, SoundCloud, Stitcher, and Google Play. Follow Ryan @ryankair and the Break the Business Podcast @thebtbpodcast. Like Break the Business on Facebook and tell a friend about the show. Visit www.ryankairalla.com to find out more about Ryan's entertainment, education, and business projects.

    • 55 min

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ric chandler ,

Awesome podcast

Ryan the host puts together such an amazing show of facts, helpful tips and seriuos guests that can empower you to become a very informed independant artist, great work Ryan - Love the episode with Sync licesning expert Michael Elsner , so good, Thank you. Ric Chandler (Member of Electro Pop/Rock duo 'Lung'/composer/Musical Director/Drummer)

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