A podcast for music artists, record labels, start-ups, and industry professionals. Hosted by Andrew Apanov, the founder of the Dotted Music marketing agency and WeSpin.co musicians community. On each episode, the world's smartest representatives of the music business share tactics and strategies you can use to grow your own music brand. Become a patron at patreon.com/andrewapanov to access a secret feed with exclusive episodes.
MGT155: Turning Artists Into Pearls – Jason Davis (One One 7)
Jason Davis, named a “music mogul,” talks about his unique approach to developing up-and-coming artists, finding new talent (and why he only meets new artists in person), what changed his whole approach to life and business, and why every artists’ vocal skills are underdeveloped.
MGT154: On Raising 30k Through A Crowdfunding Campaign – The Portnoy Brothers
The Portnoy Brothers share it all about the their new album called No Complaints, and how they successfully raised over $30,000 in an IndieGoGo campaign to fund the record.
MGT153: The Original Songs Marketplace – Jonathan Stone (Rocket Songs)
Jonathan Stone is a music-publishing executive and co-founder of Rocket Songs. On this Music Growth Talks episode he explains how the platform works for music artists who are looking for original songs to record, and for songwriters who want to “sell” their songs to others.
MGT152: Thriving as an Artist in the Face of Adversity – Muyinza
Muyinza, an LA-based artist and entrepreneur, gives actionable tips on how you can create excellent content, engage with your fans, and grow your music career during the lockdown.
MGT151: How To Make Music Greener – Bas Grasmayer
Bas Grasmayer presents one of his latest projects, MUSIC x GREEN, designed to create “more visibility for organisations and initiatives that make the music industry greener, less impactful on the climate and ecology, and more sustainable.
MGT150: The Unreasonable Way To Market Your Music – Matt Bacon
Matt Bacon, the founder of Dropout Media, shows how musicians can create content at scale, and why an “unreasonably” aggressive approach to marketing will get you a long way. Matt has worked with the likes of Phil Collen of Def Leppard, Coven, Exhorder as well as labels including Prophecy Productions, Artoffact Records and Ripple Music.
Helped me grow my fanbase
Andrew is super knowledgeable about how to grow your Fanbase and be more successful in the music industry. Lots of great tips and great interviews. I highly enjoy it!
Eric John Kaiser, French Troubadour
As an independent musician I always enjoy listening to Andrew's podcast. It's full of great tips and helps me get a different perspective on things. I always learn something new. If you are a DIY musician I recommend listening to this podcast. He also has a great patreon page if you want to take things to the next level.
This series couldn't have come at a better time for me and my music career. Andrew and his guests are right on target for today's musician. Thanks for all the hard work.