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Music marketing and music business topics and discussions. Featuring The Music Biz Weekly podcast with Michael Brandvold. Discussions for the DIY artist. Topics include music licensing, Facebook marketing, Twitter marketing, email marketing, website development, finding fans online, selling your music, selling merchandise and much, much more.

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Music marketing and music business topics and discussions. Featuring The Music Biz Weekly podcast with Michael Brandvold. Discussions for the DIY artist. Topics include music licensing, Facebook marketing, Twitter marketing, email marketing, website development, finding fans online, selling your music, selling merchandise and much, much more.

    Ep. 476 Best Practices for Submitting Music to Radio with Brian Basher of Hard Rock Nights

    Ep. 476 Best Practices for Submitting Music to Radio with Brian Basher of Hard Rock Nights

    Brian Basher from the syndicated radio show Hard Rock Nights joins us to discuss pitching to radio. We discuss best practices for submitting your music to radio, what not to do when submitting your music to radio, why it is important the meta data on your music files is filled out and accurate. Visit https://www.facebook.com/hardrocknights […]

    • 40 min
    Ep. 475 Will Page former Chief Economist at Spotify on What’s Next for the Music Industry

    Ep. 475 Will Page former Chief Economist at Spotify on What’s Next for the Music Industry

    Will Page former Chief Economist at Spotify joins us this week Will Page former Chief Economist at Spotify joins us this week for an incredibly interesting discussion about Spotify, streaming services, podcasts, NFTs and when should the music industry let go of the vine it is holding on to right now and grab the next […]

    • 56 min
    Ep. 474 Concert Promoter Danny Zelisko Discusses the State of Touring and Concerts

    Ep. 474 Concert Promoter Danny Zelisko Discusses the State of Touring and Concerts

    Concert Promoter Danny Zelisko Joins to discuss the state of touring and concerts and discusses his book ALL EXCE$$ The long-awaited stories of legendary concert promoter Danny Zelisko have arrived! Four years in the making, he quipped, “this baby was screaming to come out after all this time!” After five decades of concert promoting while […]

    • 50 min
    Ep. 473 What is Publishing? This is One of the Clearest Explanations of the Publishing World

    Ep. 473 What is Publishing? This is One of the Clearest Explanations of the Publishing World

    Marc Caruso, CEO, and Co-Founder, of Angry Mob Music joins us. Marc Caruso, CEO, and Co-Founder, of Angry Mob Music joins us to clearly explain what is publishing and why every artist needs to understand what is going on. How are the rates set for publishing payouts, what the DSPs pay, what is negotiable, and […]

    • 48 min
    Ep. 472 PlaylistSupply, How to Research and Find Playlists and Playlist Creators

    Ep. 472 PlaylistSupply, How to Research and Find Playlists and Playlist Creators

    Benjamin Stein, PlaylistSupply CEO, joins us this week to discuss how to research and find playlists. PlaylistSupply is a tool was designed to level the playlisting playing field and to be used by indie managers to avoid scam-like “playlist networks”. The tool is super effective for niche genres and anyone looking to increase their Spotify […]

    • 30 min
    Ep. 471 WARNING! Scam Alert! Don’t Fall for These Playlist, Streaming and Growth Offers!

    Ep. 471 WARNING! Scam Alert! Don’t Fall for These Playlist, Streaming and Growth Offers!

    This week vent on our frustrations with the many, many, many scams arriving every week. We get emails every week pitching us on offers for playlist placement, streams, Instagram followers and more… there are all scams! But you need to be very careful as they attempt to pass themselves off as legit. One recent offer […]

    • 31 min

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64 Ratings

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Two industry pros providing terrific wisdom to all interested: artists, managers, labels etc - two thumbs way way up.

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Keeping Up with the Times

The music industry is rapidly changing and Music Biz Weekly keeps up with the twists and turns. Michael Brandvold and Jay Gilbert talk with people inside the fast-growing music streaming businesses to help cut through the bluster heard by artists and executives to get at how it all really works. Much thought goes into discussing why certain artists’ royalties are unusually low despite high numbers of streams. Hint: if you’re a signed artist, you might want to read the fine print of what your record label is taking from the streaming royalties!

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