227 episodes

Many want to "make it" in the music industry. Few successfully make it in. Even fewer stay in. The goal of this podcast is to help bring some clarity to your path towards a music career. We want to help you not only get in, but stay in. To this end, hosts Seth Mosley and X O'Connor will dig deep with luminaries of the music industry. These are people who have "made it" and today have very notable careers. Many are Grammy winners and work with prominent record labels. Some of our listeners might be on the creative side as a songwriter, artist, producer, or engineer. Others might be on the business side interested in marketing, management, A&R, or radio. The "Made It In Music Podcast" is designed to serve both sides; we are certain you will find a place in this community. How do you get a record deal, get a hit artist to cut your song, build fans, or get on tours? We tackle these questions and more. Before you know it, you will be able to say that you too have "Made It In Music!"
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Made It In Music: Interviews With Artists, Songwriters, And Music Industry Pros Full Circle Music: A Nashville Recording Studio & Online Music Education Academy

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    • 4.9 • 208 Ratings

Many want to "make it" in the music industry. Few successfully make it in. Even fewer stay in. The goal of this podcast is to help bring some clarity to your path towards a music career. We want to help you not only get in, but stay in. To this end, hosts Seth Mosley and X O'Connor will dig deep with luminaries of the music industry. These are people who have "made it" and today have very notable careers. Many are Grammy winners and work with prominent record labels. Some of our listeners might be on the creative side as a songwriter, artist, producer, or engineer. Others might be on the business side interested in marketing, management, A&R, or radio. The "Made It In Music Podcast" is designed to serve both sides; we are certain you will find a place in this community. How do you get a record deal, get a hit artist to cut your song, build fans, or get on tours? We tackle these questions and more. Before you know it, you will be able to say that you too have "Made It In Music!"
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    In The Mix (Part 2)

    In The Mix (Part 2)

    In this episode, X O’Connor interviews Jacob “BIZ” Morris. They discuss a wide range of topics including session etiquette, what its like working in Atlanta, How they got to where they are now, and how labels and artists get in touch with the recording studio to book sessions. Jacob is a Grammy award winning mixing engineer and one of the presidents at Reach Records in Atlanta, Georgia.
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    • 37 min
    In The Mix (Part 1)

    In The Mix (Part 1)

    In this episode, X O’Connor interviews Jacob “BIZ” Morris. They discuss a wide range of topics including session etiquette, what its like working in Atlanta, How they got to where they are now, and how labels and artists get in touch with the recording studio to book sessions. Jacob is a Grammy award winning mixing engineer and one of the presidents at Reach Records in Atlanta, Georgia.
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    • 35 min
    AI, Music Promotion, and Digital Marketing Evolution in the Music Industry (Part 2)

    AI, Music Promotion, and Digital Marketing Evolution in the Music Industry (Part 2)

    In this episode, Riley Taylor and Seth Mosely sat down with Alex Akimov to talk about the future of the music industry. Akimov started playing the guitar when he was 11 years old. In 2006, he graduated from Gnessin State Musical College in Moscow, Russia, with a BA degree in Classical guitar, Jazz guitar and composition. In September 2006, Akimov moved to Los Angeles to study at the Los Angeles Music Academy College of Music (LAMA). After graduating from LAMA in 2008, Akimov started working as a full-time musician. He now runs a youtube channel talking all about how to promote your music and effectively reach new audiences.
    Here is Alex’s Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/@itsadvertising

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    • 31 min
    AI, Music Promotion, and Digital Marketing Evolution in the Music Industry (Part 1)

    AI, Music Promotion, and Digital Marketing Evolution in the Music Industry (Part 1)

    In this episode, Riley Taylor and Seth Mosely sat down with Alex Akimov to talk about the future of the music industry. Akimov started playing the guitar when he was 11 years old. In 2006, he graduated from Gnessin State Musical College in Moscow, Russia, with a BA degree in Classical guitar, Jazz guitar and composition. In September 2006, Akimov moved to Los Angeles to study at the Los Angeles Music Academy College of Music (LAMA). After graduating from LAMA in 2008, Akimov started working as a full-time musician. He now runs a youtube channel talking all about how to promote your music and effectively reach new audiences.
    Here is Alex’s Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/@itsadvertising

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    • 35 min
    The Publisher-Songwriter Relationship (Part 2)

    The Publisher-Songwriter Relationship (Part 2)

    In part two of this episode, Tim Hunze discusses the ins and outs of Music publishing. He also talks about what makes a song desirable for music publishers. Tim Hunze is currently the VP of publishing at Big Machine Music. Tim has also worked for anthem music as Genral Manager and many other companies.
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    • 14 min
    The Publisher/Songwriter Relationship (Part 1)

    The Publisher/Songwriter Relationship (Part 1)

    In this episode, Tim Hunze discusses the ins and outs of music publishing. He also talks about what makes a song desirable for music publishers. Tim Hunze is currently the VP of publishing at Big Machine Music. Tim has also worked for anthem music as General Manager and many other companies.
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    • 22 min

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